Taeyoon Choi is a contemporary artist who works with drawing, painting, computer programming, performance art and video. He cofounded the School for Poetic Computation in New York. He lives in Seoul, South Korea.


Distributed Web of Care explores a critical perspective towards technology, ethics, justice and sensitivity to the concept of personhood.

The Care of the Self address the concepts of identity, environment, learning and education, technology and progress. Here are other paintings.

Poetic Computation

In Search of Personalized Time

Collaborations with Christine Sun Kim

Care of the self 

Taeyoon Choi (born 1982, San Mateo) explores the poetics of science, technology and human relations. He works with computer programming, drawing, and writing, oftentimes in collaboration with fellow artists, experts and community members. He collaborated with Christine Sun Kim on lecture performances about sound and technology. He collaborated with Nabil Hassein and Sonia Boller to organize the Code Ecologies conference about the environmental impact of technology. He co-organized the first New York Tech Zine Fair with Mimi Onuoha to support independent publishing about technology. He collaborated with Cori Kresge, Jerron Herman, stud1nt, Chancey Fleet on Distributed Web of Care.  

His projects, participatory workshops, performances, and installations were presented at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, Van Alen Institute, M+ Museum and more. He participated in Shanghai Biennale, Mediacity Seoul Biennale, Istanbul Design Biennale and Biennale Architettura 2021. He was an artist in residence at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Frank-Ratchye Studio for Creative Inquiry, Pioneer Works, NEW INC, Data and Society and Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile. He’s worked with the support of the Open Society Foundation and the Knight Foundation. He spoke at Creative Time Summit, Decentralized Web Summit, Google SPAN, Adobe 99U, and various academic conferences. He contributed to alternative education such as the Public School New York, Occupy University and Triple Canopy Publication Intensive. He taught at the New York University, Parsons School of Design | The New School, The City University of New York and the University of Seoul. As a cofounder of the School for Poetic Computation, he helped build the school’s curriculum and administration. 

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