EXPERIENCES IN THE ARTS

2017-Present

2017-Present

2017-2018

2016-2017

2016-2017

2016-2017

2016

2014-2016

2014-2016

Community Director, Project 40 Collective, Toronto & Canada

Marketing Coordinator, Native Earth Performing Arts

Gallery & Communications Assistant, Critical Distance: Centre for Curators

Museum Services Associate, Textile Museum of Canada

Communications Assistant, Project 40 Collective, Toronto & Canada

Marketing Coordinator, Coreators

Collections Management Intern, Art Museum at the University of Toronto

Social Media & Public Relations Director, U Design (previously: Design In Design)

Front Desk Staff, Gardiner Museum

FACILITATION EXPERIENCES

2018

2018

 

2018

 

2018

 

2017

 

2017

NameSake: Workshop Series, Alt Baby Name Book & Exhibition (Co-Creator/Curator)

Stewing Stories (Co-Facilitator)

for XYZines, Paperhouse Outreach Collective with Project 40 Collective

burden(some) (Co-Program Curator)

for Art Starts' Arowana Program with Project 40 Collective

Personal Belongings: An Artistic-Archival Workshop (Co-Facilitator)

for CONVENIENCE, Myseum x 187 Augusta with Project 40 Collective

Reclaiming Our Food: A Collab Zine-Making (Facilitator)

for Project 40 Collective's Talkerative Workshop Series

Zine-Making Workshop (Co-Facilitator)

for Queer Asian Youth with Where Are You From Collective

SELECTED PROJECTS

2019-Present

2019-Present

2017-Present

2018

2018

2018

2017

2016-2017

2016

Creator to Creator II - Blog Series, Project 40 Collective (Creator)

Wear We Came From, Col.lab Incubator Project, Project 40 Collective (Project Manager)

Our JxMs - a Blog on Alternative, Indie, Local Korean and Chinese Music (Co-Writer)

NameSake: Workshop series, Alt Baby Name Book & Exhibition (Co-Creator/Curator)

A P40 Mini Con, Project 40 Collective (Co-Organizer/Moderator)

"Wave Hands Like Clouds" - Short Film for Festival of Recorded Movement (F-O-R-M) (Music Supervisor)

Creator to Creator - Blog Series, Project 40 Collective (Creator)

RAW Zine (Co-Creator)

Lifeline Syria Benefit Art Gala & Silent Auction, Lifeline Syria Challenge at U of T (Co-Organizer/Curator)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2017-Present

 

 

2019

 

2017

 

2015

LooseLeaf Magazine Blog, Project 40 Collective

Selected Posts: "Reflections on Woori Communal Table 3" (Writer, English & Korean)

"Reflections on Woori Communal Table 2" (Korean Translator)

LooseLeaf Magazine Volume 8: Staff Anthology, Project 40 Collective

"Words I've Written to Myself" (Bilingual Prose & Illustration)

LooseLeaf Magazine Volume 3, Project 40 Collective

"Bridging Fashion Worlds: In Conversation with Moon of Durumi" (Non-Fiction)

The Innis Herald Newspaper, Innis College, University of Toronto

SELECTED ARTS GRANTS

2018

The Arowana Program, Art Starts' Platform A with Project 40 Collective

SELECTED PRESS

EDUCATION

2013-2018

 

2020 (Upcoming)

Honours Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto (Canada)

Major: Sociocultural Anthropology, and History of Art  |  Minor: Writing & Rhetoric

MA Arts and Cultural Leadership, LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore)

ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

2018

 

2017

 

2017

 

2016-2017

 

2016

 

2016

 

5th Annual MEDUSA Graduate Student Colloquium, University of Toronto

: Paper - "Defining Korean Hip Hop's Authenticity through Blackness and Globalisation"

Hemispheric Institute Graduate Student Initiative (Hemi GSI) 5th Convergence, York University

: Workgroup - "Unsettling Transnational Relationality: Indigeneity and Solidarity Across Border"

Richard Charles Lee: Insights Through Asia Challenge, Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs

: Project (Ethnographic Film & Report) - "Visualizing Elders' Engagement with the Digital Age in Shanghai"

Ethnography of the University, Ethnography Lab, University of Toronto

: Paper - "Visibilizing the Invisible: Communications Work(ers) at the University of Toronto - Deconstructing the Tension between Power and Freedom in 'The U of T Brand' Production"

Ethnography Lab Summer High School Program 2016, Ethnography Lab, University of Toronto

: Presentation - "Social Media and Other New Media Approaches to Ethnographic Research"

International Course Module at Oa'hu, Hawai'i, Anthropology Department, University of Toronto

: Course - “Diversity”: Critical/Comparative Studies of Indigeneity, Multiculturalism and (Settler) Colonialism" // Ten-day participant observation and service learning around topics of environmental protection and sustainability, immigration and Indigeneity, military occupation and tourism industry

COURSE-BASED RESEARCH

  • Embracing Blackness Through Koreanness: Analysis of Damunhwa in South Korea Through Media Presence of Sam Okyere and Han Hyun Min (2018)

  • "Fake" News, Digital Media and Political Ideology: Analyzing Linguistic Rhetoric of Pro-Impeachment and Pro-Park News (2017)

  • Anthropology's Ignorance of the Relationship between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous People of Colour: Analysis of the Discipline’s Historical Understanding of Race and Culture (2017)

  • Deconstructing the Model Minority Discourse of Asian Immigrants in Canada: What is at stake? (2016)

  • Defining the Cultural Value of AGO First Thursdays: A Multi-Art Event or a "Social Gathering"? (Fieldwork Report) (2016)

  • Art’s Confrontation With Mental Illness: Yayoi Kusama, Self-Obliteration, and the Sublime (2015)

  • Fashion's "Orientalism": Cultural Appropriation, Cultural Appreciation, or Cultural Ignorance? (2014)

  • "Self"-Orientalism in Vogue Nippon: Racism as Beauty (2014)

  • Dying for Their Clothes: The Rana Plaza Disaster (2014)