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Taeyoon Choi
Pictured is artist, Taeyoon Choi. He is a light-skinned Asian man, with shiny dark black straight hair, slicked to the side. He wears clear round frame glasses, a white button up shirt, and grey linen pants. He sits in front of a window that opens to a lush green tree, and to his right and left are canvas paintings with bright colors against a white brick wall.
Date and place of birth
b. 1982, San Mateo, CA
Current location
Seoul, South Korea
Year(s) of residency and/or fellowship
2008, Research Resident; 2011, Resident

Taeyoon Choi (태윤) is an Artist, writer, and teacher that explores the poetics of science, technology, society, and human relations.

Choi works with computer programming, drawing, and writing, oftentimes in collaboration with fellow artists, experts, and community members. Most recently, 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.

Choi’s 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 co-founder of the School for Poetic Computation (SFPC), he helped build the school’s curriculum and administration.

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