Culture/Seoul

An interview for a magazine published by Seoul Foundation for the Arts. They asked to leave out political commentary regarding my experience during protest in 2008~9.

Urban media art

In 2008, I edited my Masters of Science dissertation and published at Aliceon, an online webzine in South Korea. It’s in Korean and can be found Here and also Here.

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Urban programming 101

My book is published by Mediabus Publications You can also download them here directly for 44MB. HERE

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Momentarium

Here is an interview I did in 2007. Here

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CNET, Rhizome

Oh the camera duck project was fancy with media and blogsphere as I intended. CNET / CNET Asia / Rhizome

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Art in Culture

Art in Culture is a nice magazine for contemporary art, published in Seoul, South Korea. They did a showcase of my work in 2007, just around the time of first my solo show. I’ve also attached an article about my project at the first 01SJ Biennial in 2007.

Younger than Jesus

I did not know that I am listed in the Younger than Jesus: Artist Directory. From Phaidon and New Museum, NY. That makes me one of the 500 artists in the yellow page of artist. I’m not sure what to make of that. Don’t buy it from their bookstore, they’ve turned down my book ‘Urban… Continue reading Younger than Jesus

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First Person Perspective Workshop

First Person Perspective is a workshop and collaboration between artist Taeyoon Choi and San Jose youth to create a movie shot entirely in ‘first person perspective’ using DIY headcams made from recycled materials. We will discuss the unique role of first person perspective in the history of filmmaking, ranging from cinéma vérité documentary film to… Continue reading First Person Perspective Workshop

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News

I’m curating an event “Performing participation”  next Saturday with some wonderful artists. See here

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Sell your morning walk

“Imagine selling your morning walk on an online market. Foreign visitors may take advantage of accumulate knowledge and memory about the city to explore real life of living in Seoul is like” Sell your morning walk is a multi layered project, ranging from research to performance experimentation. Mediated reality is taken for granted in this project, Cell phones and… Continue reading Sell your morning walk

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Camerautomata

2 minutes introduction as of March of 2008 My name is Taeyoon Choi. I am a tourist from South Korea. (*take a picture with camera) After few tours to exotic places and exhibiting internationally, I came to realize the pictures I take are just like that of other tourists. Suddenly the act of taking pictures seem… Continue reading Camerautomata

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Draw Circle

This is one way of drawing a circle. First day of thirty days endurance to make performance in public spaces, and also the last day.

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Cyworld

My project was mentioned in S.Korean portal Cyworld in news section. It was the most public reaction, and hilarious comments followed. Sadly, their site is now defunct. 원문보기_ http://stage.cyworld.nate.com/exhibit/media.asp 미디어다시보고 다시쓰기_ 티셔츠와 악세서리 노점이 즐비한 좁은 명동길에서 갑자기 핸드폰으로 상대방에게 총을 쏘듯 쫓고 쫓기며 달려가는 사람들의 무리를 발견했다면? 일단, 핸드폰 네트워크 게임을 즐기고 있는 미디어… Continue reading Cyworld

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Make friends

This is one way of making new friends. Make a poster “Nice to meet you” and drag them around the town. November 2011.

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Tourist walk

This is one way of taking a walk with tourits

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The Public School NY

Since fall of 2010, I am one of the committee member of TPSNY, an artist collective performing platform for pedagogy. I participate and facilitated classes such as ‘Performing Participation’, ‘Introduction to Sound Art’, ‘New French Theory- Introduction to Possible Future’, and ‘Anti-State Communism Reading Group’ and ‘Urban Foraging Reading Group’. http://nyc.thepublicschool.org/ THE PUBLIC SCHOOL is a school… Continue reading The Public School NY

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Shoot me if you can

Team game: For group of two or more shooters, 15 minutes 1.  Assign team and its color sticker. 2.  Wear your phone number on front and back of torso. 3.  Shooters locate themselves in the convenient spot. 4.  Take advantage of the urban landscape and carefully plan tactics 5.  Operator sends SMS to all participants, Game Start. 6.  Explore the streets to find… Continue reading Shoot me if you can

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Dotplay Telecom

Dotplay is 1. Dotlay is a network of local and international media artist, engineer, cultural researcher, and participants. 1. Dotplay maintains critical perspective on media technology, and deliver creative alternative to the mobile culture 1. Doplay explores and challenges various forms of happenings, participatory workshop, opensource manual, exhibition, performance, online publication. 1. Dotplay prefers process… Continue reading Dotplay Telecom

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Object of desire

The project started by trying to understand tourists’ desire to photograph relentlessly. The artist joined a tour group and experienced Seoul, his home town, in the tourists’ point of view. It was around the time when ‘Korean (pop culture) wave’ was bringing unprecedented numbers of foreign tourists to the city. Tourists move from one place… Continue reading Object of desire

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Fair Exchange

A solo performance that was web streamed at two different occasions: NYU Barney building and 16 Beaver st, NY. The script is available for download.  FairExchange_image_text

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End user’s guide

Presentation for LIFT Conference in 2009. Made in and around my studio on Beaver street, Financial district in NYC.

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D.I.Y Urban Camping

How to Urban Camp D.I.Y  Tool kit and manual for camping in urban space. Created in 2007/ Seoul

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MobileFree

Manual/ Instructions/ Kits to disappear from mobile phone signals Created in 2007/ Seoul

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Fountain Stall

Fountain Stall (2006) is a part of Movable Types and Instant Spaces, a collaboration by Taeyoon Choi, Tellef Tellefson and Cheon pyo Lee. The project was installed in San Jose as part of the 01 Biennale

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Bench House

Bench House (2006) is a part of Movable Types and Instant Spaces, a collaboration by Taeyoon Choi, Tellef Tellefson and Cheon pyo Lee. The project was installed in San Jose as part of the 01 Biennale.

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