Younghui Kim

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Younghui Kim

PhD Candidate

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design, New York

Master of Fine Arts, Interactive Telecommunication Program, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University


Marie Younghui Kim is an interactive artist, wearable HCI researcher and PhD candidate with the Urban Informatics Research Lab, affiliated with the QUT Design Lab. Her background is in visual arts and design, Interactive media, Physical Computing, Wearable Technology and Academic Teaching. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Parsons School of Design in New York and her Master’s degree at ITP (Interactive Telecommunication Program), Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.  Before joining QUT, she taught Interaction Design as an associate professor at College of Art and Design, Hongik University (S. Korea).  Her most recent publication was “ – data as art” at Interactive Art Gallery at ACM CHI 2015 along with Art.CHI workshop, and her most recent exhibition was on creative data sensemaking of virtual currency versus edible commodities, titled “Weight of Data” (Seoul, 2016).


Research areas

  • Creative Data Sensemaking through Creative Practice
  • Tangible, Embodied Interaction through Data Art
  • Wearable Interaction and digital fabrication
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Emotional Data in Public Creativity




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