BIOGRAPHY

Lisa Park (b.1987) is a Korean-American artist based in New York and South Korea. She is best-known for her work with biofeedback devices, such as heart rate and brainwave sensors to display physiological measurements as auditory and visual representations. In creating art installations and performances with using sensor technology, she strives to explore the importance of human relationships and connection.

Her work has been featured by Art21, Artnet, The Creators Project, New York Times T magazine, Wired, PBS, Time Out NY, the New York Post, and through many other media outlets. Park is also a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship.


CONTACT

231 Bowery, 2FL
New York, NY
10002 USA
contact@thelisapark.com

 

RESIDENCIES/ GRANTS

2018 National Taiwan University 國立臺灣大學, Artist in Residence, Taipei, Taiwan
2018 Nokia Bell Labs X NEW INC, Artist in Residence, New Jersey, USA
2017 MASS MoCA, The Studio: Artist in Residence, Massachusetts, USA
2015 4DSOUND, Artist in Residence, Budapest, Hungary
2014 New Museum, NEW INC member, New York, USA
2014 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (Digital/Electronic Arts)


EXHIBITIONS

2019 Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Busan, South Korea -upcoming
ARTECHOUSE, “In Peak Bloom”, Washington D.C -upcoming
SXSW (South by South West), Austin, Texas
2018 National Taiwan University, "Art to Heart: 水流心田", Taipei, Taiwan
MANA Contemporary (Nokia Bell Labs X NEW INC), "Only Human", NJ
2017 MANA Contemporary BSMT "Flatland", Miami, FL
Simons Center gallery, "Manifesting Invisibles", Stony Brook, NY
Hong Kong Art Centre, Pao Galleries, "ifva award", Hong Kong
2016  Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, "CTRL+ALT", New York, NY
Nuit Blanche Toronto, "And the Transformation Reveals", Toronto, Canada
Storefront for Art and Architecture, "Work in Progress", New York, NY
MassArt, "Encircling the World", Boston, MA
New Museum's Skyroom, "NEW INC's Public Beta", New York, NY
2015  National Centre for Contemporary Arts, "Dialogues of Light and Sound", Moscow
Todays Art Festival 2015, Hague, The Netherlands
Red Bull Studios, "NEW INC End-of-Year Showcase", New York, NY
Reverse gallery, "SYNAESTHETICS", Brooklyn, NY
2014  Daejeon Museum of Art, "Daejeon Biennial", Daejeon, South Korea
Digital Art Center, "Digital Art Festival 2014", Taipei, Taiwan
New York Hall of Science, "Maker Faire", Corona, NY

SELECTED PRESS

2018 New York Times T Magazine, “Lending Visibility to Emotion
2018 WIRED, "What Artists Can Teach Us About Making Technology More Human"
2018 Nokia Bell Labs, "Only Human, the first major exhibition of NEW INC’s artists’ collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs researchers"
2018 NEW INC, "Lisa Park On Transforming Biometric Data To Express Inner States"
2017 Art21, "Inventing the Future: Art and Technology"
2017 VICE Creators, "Here's How to Make Music With Only Your MIND!"
2017 NOKIA Bell Labs, "Nokia Bell Labs and New Museum Partner to Support Art and Technology Collaboration"
2017 Architects Newspaper, “New Museum unveils partnership with Nokia Bell Labs to support art and technology collaborations
2016 Artnet, "Editors’ Picks: 8 Art Events to See in New York This Week"
2016 조선닷컴, "48개의 감정이 만들어내는 물방울의 떨림 '유노이아 II"
2016 동아닷컴, "너와 나, 우리의 심장박동이 연주하는 하모니"
2015 The Creators Project, “Biohacker Lisa Park Has Art on the Brain
2015 The Creators Project, “4 next-level kunstdingen die we zagen op TodaysArt in Scheveningen
2015 Paper Magazine, “The New Museum’s NEW INC Makes Art and Technology Actually Fun
2015 Red Bull Studios, “Luma by Lisa Park and Kevin Siwoff
2015 Hyperallergic, “A Project That Lets You Control Music with Your Mind.”
2015 Artnet, “Art and Technology Collide at New Museum's NEW INC Showcase
2015 The Creators Project, “I Moved Water with My Mind at an Art Installation.
2015 Cycling 74, “An Interview with Lisa Park.”
2015 Art Center College of Design, “Fine Art Alumna Lisa Park uses Brain Sensor to make her feelings known in her bold new installation.”
2014 The Creators Project, “[Best of 2014] The Year in Brains.”
2014 WIRED, “Watch an Artist control pools of water with her brainwaves.” 
2014 The Creators Project, “Artist Manipulates 48 Pools of Water.
2014 The Creators Project, “10 Pieces of Music created with Brainwaves.
2014 Daily Mail UK, “Melodies of the mind: Artist creates haunting music using a headset that reads her brainwaves.”
2013 The Creators Project, “[Best of 2013] The Year in Creativity.”
2013 PBS Off Book Series, “How to be Creative
2013 CNET, “Artist Vibrates water with the power of thought.”
2013 COLOSSAL, “Beautiful Thoughts: Artist Lisa Park manipulates water with her mind.”
2013 The Creators Project, “Artist manipulates water with the power of her mind.
2012 WIRED, “I Need to See You Again: Missed Connections Street Art.” 
2012 TimeOut NY, “I Wish I said Hello:Making Street art of missed connections.”
2012 New York Times Bit Blog, “Send an E-Mail to the World, and Other Students Projects.”


PUBLICATION

Singularity Art, China Machine Press, April 2018, Pg 140, LiQin Tan
Art Now (Issue 19), Noblesse Magazine, 2018
See Yourself X: Human Futures Expanded, Madeline Schwartzman, 2018
FRAME #111 Magazine, One Artist One Material, July -August 2016, Pg 69-72
PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, MIT Press, Sep 2015, Vol. 37, No. 3 (PAJ111): 1–21
The Brain (Project Daejeon 2014), Daejeon Museum of Art, Nov 2014, Pg 44-45


LECTURES/ CONFERENCES

2018 New York University (Interactive Media Arts), ‘Artist Talk’, Shanghai, China
2018 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, 'Experiments in Art, Science & Technology', Seoul, South Korea
2018 National Taiwan University 國立臺灣大學, 'Artist Talk', Taipei, Taiwan
2018 New York University, 'Art + Life', New York, NY
2017 Simons Center of Geometry and Physics, 'Manifesting Invisibles', Stony Brook, NY
2017 University of Wisconsin, 'Artist Now!', Wisconsin, WI
2017 University of Wisconsin, 'Digital Humanities Lab Workshop', Wisconsin, WI
2016 New Museum, 'New Inc Demo Day 2016', New York, NY
2016 Hongik University (Sejong campus), 'Artist Lecture', South Korea
2016 Music Hackathon, 'Multisensory Music', New York, NY
2016 Creative Tech Week, 'Embodiment of Art & Technology", New York, NY
2016 LISA (Leaders in Software and Art), 'Artist Talk', New York, NY
2015 MU:CON Festival, 'Digital Innovations&Technology' , DDP, South Korea
2015 TodaysArt Festival, 'Artist Panel and Talks', The Netherlands
2015 TodaysArt Festival, 'Sensory Experience and Enhanced Realities', The Netherlands
2015 TodaysArt Festival, 'ZERO Beyond the White Cube', The Netherlands
2015 SXSW, 'What does an art and design incubator look like', Austin, TX
2015 State University of New York, 'Art Lecture Series', New York, NY
2015 New Museum, 'New Inc Demo Day', New York, NY
2014 New York University, 'Alumni Talks', New York, NY
2014 Digital Art Festival Taipei, 'Artist Forum', Taipei, Taiwan
2014 Parsons School of Design, 'The Digital Self: Interfacing the Body', New York, NY


EDUCATION

2013 MPS Interactive Telecommunications Program, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, NY
2009 BFA Fine Art, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA