Lee (b. 1979) was born in Seoul, South Korea. She works primarily in the mediums of video, new media, installation art, and experimental film. Her artwork focuses on portraying an individual’s experience of psychological and physical trauma in a poetic narrative. She is especially interested in exploring these traumas by creating bodily and cinematic experiences and spatializing fragmented narratives in the form of interactive and immersive environments.
Lee’s work has been exhibited in a number of solo and group exhibitions, and her films have been screened in the United States and internationally in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the Netherlands. Her recent projects were invited to Currents New Media Festival and SXSW 2018. She recently received dARTboard 2014 award at the Vilcek Foundation in New York, and is a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, the Goldberger Graduate Research Fellowship at Stony Brook University in New York, and others. She received a Ph.D from the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Art (DXARTS) at the University of Washington, and is currently an assistant professor in Film and Media Arts at the University of Utah.