Hye Yeon Nam is a digital media artist working on interactive installations and performance video. She foregrounds the complexity of social relationships by making the familiar strange and interpreting everyday behaviors in performative ways. Hye Yeon's art has been showcased in The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C; Times Square, NY; Eyebeam, NY; The Tank; conflux, D.U.M.B.O. Art Festival, New York; FILE; SIGGRAPH; CHI; ISEA; E3 Expo; The Lab, San Francisco; and several festivals in China, Istanbul, Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Denmark, and Switzerland.
Hye Yeon's work has been broadcast on the Discovery Channel (Canada) and LIVE TV show Good Day Sacramento, published in Leonardo Journal and featured in Wired, We Make Money Not Art, Makezine, Business Insider, Slashdot, Engadget, among other publications. She is currently an assistant professor in digital art at Louisiana State University.