JUN SEO HAHM
Jun seo Hahm is an artist based in Seoul, Korea. He started his artistic practice as an experimental animation filmmaker, and now extends his work range to digital/media art, using computer graphics with a critical attitude. His current work is focused on digital expressions of biology inspired life forms, often with a style of creatures and characters he developed when working as a designer and director in advertisement industry. He is interested in revealing a condition of life in a media system by arranging the life forms temporally and spatially in a specific way.
After studying art theory in Korea and experimental animation at Cal Arts, USA, he worked at Bent Image Lab in Portland, OR, USA as a designer and director, and then Cheil Worldwide in Seoul, Korea, as a planner. His films have screened at numerous film festivals including Ottawa International Animation Festival, and got awarded a few times including Adobe Design Achievement Award. Currently Jun seo Hahm is a professor at Kunkuk University in Chungju, Korea, and a PhD candidate studying art and technology.