June

BIO

June Kim, an interactive artist who currently undertakes PhD at the UNSW Art & Design. Her research interest lies in the Virtual Reality as an artistic medium to practice and research in the notion of relationality between ‘I’ and ‘surroundings’. Her works and talks were presented in various conferences and festivals including SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, FMX, ISEA, SAS, Seoul Forum, VRCAI, Web3D and OnOff 1001010 Symposium.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

PhD candidate
sep 2016 - current
UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, Australia

Lecturer
feb 2017 - jun 2017
Faculty of Creative Industries, QUT, Brisbane, Australia

Research associate
aug 2016 - jul 2016
Faculty of Science & Engineering, QUT, Brisbane, Australia

Research assistant
may 2014 - jul 2016
Centre for Medical & Health Science Education,
The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Teaching assistant
jul 2014 - dec 2014
CoLab, AUT, Auckland, New Zealand

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Multimedia developer
sep 2016 - may 2017
Learning & Teaching Unit, QUT, Brisbane, Australia

Learning technologist
mar 2014 - may 2015
Centre for Learning & Teaching, AUT, Auckland,
New Zealand

Digital artist
sep 2012 - mar 2014
Trigger happy studio, Auckland, New Zealand

Lead editor & compositor | color stylist & animator
jun 2005 - jan 2012
Development dept. Flux animation studio, Auckland, New Zealand

EDUCATION

PhD
sep 2016 - current
UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, Australia

Master of Creative Technologies (honour)
mar 2014 - jul 2015
CoLab, AUT, Auckland, New Zealand

PGDip. of Communication studies - Digital Media
feb 2010 - nov 2011
The school of Communication studies, AUT, Auckland, New Zealand

GradDip. of Multimedia
feb 2004 - nov 2004
The school of Communication studies, AUT, Auckland, New Zealand

Bachelor of Business - Information Technology
jul 2002 - dec 2003
The school of Business studies, AUT, Auckland,
New Zealand

Diploma in Business Computing
jul 2001 - jun 2002
The school of Business studies, AUT, Auckland,
New Zealand

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES | JOURNALS (juried)

2017
June Kim. Introduction to Processing: Technology into Arts and Arts into Technology.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2017, November 27 – 30. https://sa2017.siggraph.org/attendees/courses?view=session&sid=4

Kerrie Mengersen, Erin E. Peterson, Samuel Joseph Clifford, Julie Vercelloni, Nan Ye, June Kim, Tomasz Bednarz, Ross Brown, Allan James, Alan R. Pearse, Jac Topsy Mengersen Davis, Vanessa Hunter. Modelling imperfect presence data obtained by citizen science. DOI: 10.1002/env.2446, Environmetrics · May 2017.

June Kim and Tomasz Bednarz. Virtual Reality to Save Endangered Animals: Many Eyes on the Wild. IEEE VR 2017, Los Angeles, USA, March 18 – March 22. http://ieeevr.org/2017/program/videos.html

2016
Tomasz Bednarz, Steven Psaltis, Julie Vercelloni, June Kim, Ross Brown, Allan James, Kevin urrage, Samuel Joseph Clliford, Jac Topsy Mengersen Davis, Kerrie Mengersen, Erin E. Peterson. Virtual Reality for Conservation. DOI: 10.1145/2945292.2945319, The 21st International Web3D Conference.

June Kim and Tomasz Bednarz. Being and Thing become Space[s]. – Reflecting // Interacting // Mirroring. SAS (Society of Animation Studies), Singapore, June 26 – 30, 2016. http://sas2016.adm.ntu.edu.sg/downloads/
SAS2016 catalogue.pdf
[p.g. 108]

June Kim. Interactive Mirroring - Being and Thing Become Space. ISEA 2016, Hong Kong, 16 - 22 May, 2016, https://isea2016.scm.cityu.edu.hk/openconf/modules
/request.php module=oc_program&action=program.php&p
=program

2015
June Kim and Tomasz Bednarz. Being and Thing become Space – Interactive Mirroring. 14th ACM SIGGRAPH International Conference on Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry (VRCAI), Kobe, Japan, October 30 – November 1, 2015. http://www.cg.ces.kyutech.ac.jp/conference/vrcai2015

2014
June Kim. Interactive Breathing. OzViz 2014. Brisbane, Australia, December 2014. https://sites.google.com/site/ozvizworkshop/ozviz-2014

PRESENTATIONS | PAPERS
(invited)

2017
June Kim. Implementing technologies in art curation and art making. On|Off 100101010 Symposium, Singapore, October 11 – 13, https://onoff100101010.com/artists-and-artworks/artists/

June Kim. Creative collaboration and Collaborative creation. SI3 forum (Seoul International Imagination Industry), Seoul, Korea, July 5 – 7, 2017. http://www.seouli3.org/

2016
Tomasz Bednarz and June Kim. Transmedia and Limitation of Reality and Virtuality. Asia Animation Forum| BIAF (Bucheon International Animation Festival) October 21 – 25, 2016

June Kim and Tomasz Bednarz. Seeing the power of VR in conservation. SICAF (Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival), Seoul, Korea, July 7 – 9, 2016.

Tomasz Bednarz and June Kim. Visualisation Matters: From Small to Massive Scale. FMX 2016, Stuttgart, Germany, April 26 – 29. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb9vVrfsF7I

2015
June Kim. Indeed – Immersive Interactive Art. Bird of Feather: Immersive Visualisation for Science and Research, SIGGRAPH 2015, Los Angeles, USA, August 9 – 12, 2015.

Alison Booth and June Kim. Rethinking blackboard: Teaching models for interactive learning. APacCHRIE 2015 Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, June 10 –12, 2015. http://media.wix.com/ugd/5a1f2e_877dcf2a29b647e
2a59bebf4fed41a08.pdf

2014
June Kim. Interactive Breathing. OzViz 2014. Brisbane, Australia, December 2014. https://sites.google.com/site/ozvizworkshop/ozviz-2014

June Kim. June Kim and June Kim-ing. CG in Australasia, SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver, Canada, August12 – 14, 2014. http://s2014.siggraph.org/attendees/acm-siggraph-theater-events.html

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

ACM SIGGRAPH
International Resources Committee (Since 2014)

SIGGRAPH Asia conference 2017 Bangkok
Awards chair - Emerging Technologies program
Committee & jury - Emerging Technologies program
Committee & jury - VR Showcases program
Committee & reviewer - Computer Animation Festival

SIGGRAPH conference 2017, Los Angeles
Organiser and moderator - ‘CG in Australasia’ session 

SIGGRAPH Asia conference 2016, Macao
Co-organiser and moderator - ‘Women in Computer Graphics’ session

SIGGRAPH conference 2016, Anaheim
Co-organiser and moderator - ‘CG in Australasia’ session
Co-organiser and moderator - ‘CG in Asia’ session

SIGGRAPH conference 2015, Los Angeles
International Centre manager
Co-organiser and moderator - ‘CG in Australasia’ session
Co-organiser and moderator - ‘CG in Asia’ session
Student portfolio reviewer

SIGGRAPH conference 2014, Vancouver
Co-organiser and moderator - ‘CG in Asia’ session

SIGGRAPH Asia conference 2011, Hong Kong
Team leader of student volunteers

SIGGRAPH Asia conference 2010, Seoul
Student volunteer

Web3D conference 2017, Brisbane
Digital Art Exhibition Chair

VR Hackathon 2017, Brisbane
Program Committeer

EXHIBITIONS

Indeed v.03
3rd ON|OFF 100101010 media art gallery at the EPICentre, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, Australia

Indeed v.01
UNSW Art & Design open day

Indeed v.02
1st ON|OFF 100101010 media art gallery at The Cube, QUT, Brisbane, Australia. 

CURATIONS

3rd ON|OFF 100101010 media art gallery at the EPICentre, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, Australia

2nd ON|OFF 100101010 media art gallery at the Media Art Nexus, NTU, Singapore, Singapore

1st ON|OFF 100101010 media art gallery at The Cube, QUT, Brisbane, Australia. 
* ON|OFF 100101010 is a collaborative art show that June Kim (UNSW) and Ina Conradi Chaves (NTU) develop and run.