Yoon Chung Han
Interaction Designer, Media/Sound artist / Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Media arts and Technology, University of California, Santa Barbara
PhD Student, 09.2011-Current
Advisor : Curtis Roads
Design | Media arts, University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Fine Art, 06.2010
Concentration in Interactive Media art/Sound interface design/Sound art
Advisor : Casey Reas (Thesis committees: Christian Moeller, Erkki Huhtamo, Paul Yarin)
The Graduate School of Design, College of Fine arts, Seoul National University
Master of Fine Art, 08.2008
Concentration in Interactive Media Design/Physical Computing
Advisor : Suzung Kim
Department of Craft & Design, College of Fine arts, Seoul National University
Bachelor of Fine Art, 02.2006
Concentration in Visual Communication Design/Graphic Design
Samsung Design Membership
Graphic Designer, 2003-2005
12.2012. Asia Digital Art Award (ADAA) 2012 "Digiti Sonus" - Finalist Award
09.2011. Dean's Fellowship from UCSB Graduate Division - Full Scholarship for one year
05.2011. 2011 Arts Council Korea - Residency award
03.2011. The Vytlacil Campus of the Art Students League of New York
- the Artist-in-Residency (A-I-R) Program Scholarship
12.2009. 2009 [13th] Japan Media Arts Festival _ Jury Recommended Work "One"
08.2009. ADAA Semifinalist at "Installation Design" category "One"
05.2009. Dean's Office Scholarship from UCLA Design | Media arts
03.2009. Next Generation Design Leader 2009 Multimedia New Designer
12.2008. Asia Digital Art Award (ADAA) 2008 "Harmonia" - Excellence Award
06.2008 Korea National Scholarship for Studying Overseas 2008 (KookbiUhak)- Full Scholarship Prize
02.2008. HCI 2008 Creative Award "Color note (Ver.2)" - Selected Exhibition
02.2007. HCI 2007 Creative Award “Sound Marbles” - The Second Prize
10.2006. Flash Animation Award from Ministry of Environment of Korea “Monster” - Prize for Encouragement
02.2006. HCI 2006 Creative Award “Picircle” - Selected Exhibition
12.2005.The Best of the Best, Samsung Design Membership
11.2012. Seoul Mecenat and ArtsWalk 2012, Seoul, Korea
11.2012. "RENEWED MEMORIES - MEDIA ART CREATED WITH PERSONAL RETROSPECTIVE," Arcade gallery, San Pedro, CA, USA
09.2012. Davinci Idea - "On the Eve of Tomorrow: Industry and Media Art" (Media City Seoul 2012), Geumcheon Art Space, Seoul, Korea
08.2012. NanoKorea 2012, COEX, Seoul, Korea
05.2012. "Bits & Pieces" MAT End of Year Show - Elings hall, UCSB, Santa Barbara, USA
02.2012. The 4th International Exhibition on Media art and Information Aesthetics, Japan
01.2012. "Tree Rings", a solo exhibition - Gallery 479, UCSB, Santa Barbara, USA
10.2011. Design Korea 2011 - Next Generation Design Leader section - COEX, Korea
09.2011. Soundwalk 2011 - Long Beach down, CA, USA
09.2010. INDAF(Incheon Digital Art Festival) _ Sense Senses, Tomorrow City, Incheon, Korea
05.2010. "Hello World" MFA Thesis Show, New Wight Gallery, Broad Art Center, UCLA
02.2010. 13th Japan Media Arts Festival, The National Art Center, Tokyo
12.2009. "Are We Human?" Inspace, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
10.2009. AFK(Away From Keyboard) UCLA Design | Media arts 2nd Grad Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Broad Art Center, UCLA
09.2009. Collider: Interactivity and New Media, The Emily Davis Gallery, Myers School of Art, The University of Akron, 150 East, Exchange St. akron, OH
09.2009. The Fragments of Sound - 1st Solo Exhibition, Artspace-hyun, Seoul, South Korea
08.2009. Videotage - "One" Yoon Chung Han's selected works with Erick Oh's animation, Videotage, No. 13, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd. To Kwa Wan, Kowloon, HK
08.2009. Siggraph 2009 Art Gallery "One", Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, USA
07.2009. "Five": Korean Young Artist, "Jellyfish"+"Phonophobia", LA Korean Culture Center, LA, USA
05.2009. 4th Takeaway festval of DIY Media, "Jellyfish", Dana Centre, Science Museum, London, UK
05.2009. "Phonophobia" - Solo Exhibition, EDA Grad Gallery, UCLA Design | Media arts, USA
06.2008. MFA Degree Show - An Interactive Visual Sound Installation "Harmonia" at Samwon S&D Hall, SNU, South Korea
02.2008. HCI 2008 Creative Award (Digital Art Exhibition) - Visual Sound Installation "Color note (Ver.2)"
at Phoenix park, South Korea
09.2007. Art Center Nabi P.art.y Creative Commons Salon ‘CC Real Mixter'
_A Visual Sound Performance “Interactive Hats” at Namsan Drama Center, South Korea
08.2007. 2007 Asia Association of Basic Design & Art Tsukuba Exhibition “Mohoya” at Tsukuba University, Japan
08.2007. Asia Digital Design Conference & Exhibition 2007 “Mohoya” at NID, India
06.2007. "insight in sight, insight in site"_ A Conceptual Graphic Design “Mohoya” at Samwon S&D Hall, SNU, South Korea
02.2007. 2 day exhibition of Media art and Design from Seoul National University “Sound Marbles” at UCLA Design | Media Arts,Los Angeles, USA
02.2007. HCI 2007 Creative Award (Digital Art Exhibition) -Tangible Sound Interactive Work “Sound Marbles” at Phoenix park, South Korea
01.2007. Nabi Showcase 2007 (Making Sound) - A Visual Sound Installation “3 Metronomes” at Art Center Nabi, South Korea 04.2006. Processing work "Lines" at Woo-seok hall, SNU, South Korea
02.2006. HCI 2006 Creative Award (Digital Art Exhibition) -Image viewer interface design “Picircle” at Phoenix park, South Korea
12.2005 BA Degree Show - Image viewer interface design “Picircle” at Samwon S&D Hall, SNU, South Korea
08.2005. Global Design Membership Exhibition 2005 “Next society through design” at SADI Gallery, South Korea
02.2005. SIG “4Dimension” -Korean graphic design at SAMSUNG Design Membership, South Korea
08.2004. Global Design Membership Exhibition 2004 “Self expressism” _To Express Yourself with Innovation Concepts Mobile for Communication Media” Mobile Theraphy “Aigho” at SADI Gallery, South Korea
02.2004. SIG “4Dimenson” Mobile power-on Moving Image Design at SAMSUNG Design Membership, South Korea
10.2012-current. Graphic/web designer in Visus LLC.
02-09.2012. Graphic/web designer in CITS, UCSB
03.2011. Design Jungle Magazine media art reporter
05.2011. Soonsil Male Choir Poster design
07.2010. "Clea" CP International Inc. Brand Identity Design, CI Design
10.2008-06.2010. Librarian in MARS Library in UCLA Design | Media arts
04.2008. SPO Investments Inc. Website & CI.BI.stationary design.
03.2008. SIFE FairFashionShow in SNU website design.
01.2007. Character Research & Development “Bomai” with Korean Character Association and SNU.
06. 2006. Carzen company Web Design & Brochure Design & Poster Design.
05.2006. ETRI(Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute.) Flash Moving Image Design.
08.2005. GDP “Next Society through Design” Cam UI Design & Package Design
07.2005. NES Project. (Art Center Nabi + Ewha + SNU) Urban Vibe ? “Color Path”
05.2005. Nexon Game “Special force” Icon Design.
03.2005. New Mobile DMB UI Research & Design. Samsung
02.2005. D-net UI Promotion Moving Image Design.
12.2004. Samsung Design Membership Annual Book Design.
09.2004. Samsung YPM Poster Design.
08.2004. GDP “Self Expressism” - Mobile UI Design
07.2004. PAVV Premium UI Research & Design. Samsung
04-12.2002. Seventeen Beauty Part Illustration.
01-13.2012. TA for class "Visualizing Information" in UCSB Media arts and Technology, Instructor: George Legrady
09-12.2012. TA for class "Visual Communication" in UCSB Media arts and Technology, Instructor: George Legrady
06-07.2010. Instructor for class "Web Design" in UCLA Design | Media arts Summer Institute 2010.
03-06.2010. TA for class "Motion" in UCLA Design | Media arts, Instructor: Gareth Walsh
01-03.2010. TA for class "Dynamic Internet (Network Media 2)" in UCLA Design | Media arts, Instrcutor: Chandler McWilliams
09-12.2009. TA for class "Creative Internet" in UCLA Design | Media arts, Instructor: Chandler McWilliams
03-06.2009. TA for class "Creative Internet" in UCLA Design | Media arts, Instructor: Casey Reas
12-03.2009. TA for class "Form" in UCLA Design | Media arts, Instructor: Silvia Regon
05.2013. Yoon Chung Han, Byeong-jun Han and Matthew Wright, "Digiti Sonus: Advanced Interactive Fingerprint Sonification Using Visual Feature Analysis", New Interfaces on Musical Expression(NIME), Daejeon+Seoul, Korea
05.2013. Yoon Chung Han, Qian Liu, JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Matthew Wright and George Legrady, "Cloud Bridge: a Data-driven Immersive Audio-Visual Software Interface", New Interfaces on Musical Expression(NIME), Daejeon+Seoul, Korea
01.2013. "Virtual Pottery: An Virtual 3D Audiovisual Interface Using Natural Hand Motions" Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer.
10.2012. "Digiti Sonus: An Interactive Fingerprint Sonification" ACM Multimedia 2012, Nara, Japan
05.2012. "Virtual Pottery: An Interactive Audio-visual Installation" 12th International Conferences on New Interfaces on Musical Expression, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
08.2010. "An exploration of sound, mirror and reflection" UCLA Design | Media arts MFA Thesis
08.2009. ACM Leonardo Journal Vol.42, No.4, pp.372-373, 2009 "BioLogic: A Natural History of Digital Life"
02.2008. “A Study on Interactive Sound Installation and User Intention Analysis _Focusing on an Installation: Color note ",
Presentation, The HCI Society of Korea 2008
12.2007. “A Study on Interactive Installation based on Sound and Color _ Focusing on an installation: Color note”, Presentation , ADADA International Forum in Fukuoka.
11.2006. “A Study of Sound and Human's Interaction by New Media”, Presentation
ADADA(Asian Digital Art and Design Association) International Forum in Seoul.
10.2006. “A Study on the Human & Interaction of Actual Space and Virtual Space by New Media”,
Jounal of Digital Design Vol.6 No.2, Korea Digital Design Society.
02.2006. “Picircle_New Image Viewer Interface Design”, Presentation, The HCI Society of Korea 2006
Talks & Interview
07.2013. Speaker at SIGGRAPH Art Talk, Anaheim, USA (scheduled)
07.2013. Speaker at SIGGRAPH CG in Asia, Anaheim, USA (scheduled)
07.2013. Interview with PLANCCC (link)
05.2013. Interview with KOCCA (link)
09.2012. Guest Speaker at UX Design class, Seoul National University, Korea
09.2012. Guest Speaker at Musical Interface design class, Graduate School of Convergence Science & Technology, Seoul National University, Korea
09.2012. Guest Speaker at Industrial Design class, Korea University of Technology & Education, Korea
10.2010. Guest Speaker at UX Design class, Seoul National Unviersity, Korea
C, Java Language, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Aftereffects, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Flash Action Script, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, Jquery, Physical computing, Electronics and Sensors, Max/msp, Jitter, Logic Pro.
English (fluent in speaking, listening, and writing)
Citizenship: South Korea (Permanent Resident in USA)