Joo Young Lee is an artist based in Chicago and Seoul. Through 3D animation, installation, and sculpture, Lee investigates the dynamics of safety and fear; simulation and survival; fiction and documentary. Lee received BFA from Pratt Institute, New York, and participated in BA at Central Saint Martins, London. She is an MFA Sculpture candidate at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her works have been shown in art spaces such as Steuben Gallery(NY), Galapagos Art Space(NY), Hyde Park Art Center(IL), and Seoul Art Space Seogyo(Seoul). Lee has participated in screenings including BlaBlaBlind at The Book Society(Seoul) and Post/Natural: 98% Air at the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection(IL). Lee is a recipient of the Arts, Culture + Science Collaboration Grant from the University of Chicago where she works with microbiologists, Maggie Zhang and Mirae Lee, on a collaborative project, Invisible/Invincible: The Bacteria Survival Guide.
Joo Young Lee
Pigeon Project: The World Is Thin, 2017, Excerpt
Call me when you get back home, 2017, Two-channel video
Cit-e-scape, 2017, Single-channel video
.bin_Garden, 2017, Single-channel video