Artists



Yeseul Song
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Yeseul Song is a South Korean born artist and researcher based in New York. She uses code and electronics to explore perception, embodied experience, and poetic representations of data. Her works span sculptures, physical installations, digital sketches, and audio visual performances.

She is currently an artist in residence at Mana Contemporary’s New Media Program and a research fellow at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). She is the recipient of Communication Arts Interactive Annual, iF Design Award, and a nominee of Lumen Prize. Her creations have been shown at Fort Mason Art and Culture Center in San Francisco, IAC Building in New York, Mana Contemporary in New Jersey, Independent Filmmaker Project in Brooklyn, and Gallery Max in New York. She contributed to the SFPC Recode project that has been interacted with a large audience at the Day for Night Festival in Austin, Sónar+D 2017 in Barcelona, and Google I/O in San Francisco. 

She is an alumnus of NYU ITP and School for Poetic Computation in New York, USA.
Michael Simpson
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Michael Simpson is an interdisciplinary researcher, musician, and media artist based in New York City. Michael uses real-time data, algorithmic analysis, and machine learning as fundamental aspects of his creative work. Michael is currently focused on the topic of Machine Listening and the ways that this area of study can can be applied to enhance audio-visual works and performances through tighter semantic mappings between audio and visual reactions.

Michael’s work has been shown at a number of places including: Mana Contemporary in New Jersey, Fort Mason Art and Culture Center in San Francisco, IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) Made in NY Media Center. His project, Indigo, was awarded the Communication Arts Interactive Award in 2018. Michael also made significant contributions to the SFPC Recoded project which was presented at the Day For Night Festival (Austin, Texas, USA), the Google I/O Developer Conference, and the Sonar+D festival.

Michael is an alumni of Boston University, the School for Poetic Computation, and NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) where he received his Masters degree. He is currently a research fellow at NYU's ITP as well as a resident of Mana Contemporary’s New Media Program.



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