Taezoo Park

Taezoo.com | Taezoopark@gmail.com | Instagram: @DigitalBeing


Taezoo Park is a new media artist and maker based in New York whose work explores analog and digital technologies. Park pushes new artistic forms through his unique use of digital media, emphasizing the existent ‘character’ within an abandoned  and forgotten technology.

Park has been awarded "The Best Project" of the DUMBO Arts festival in 2014.

His work has been featured at ABC news, BBC news, Open Journal System: Continent, Gizmodo, SciArt, World Maker Faire, CHI(Computer-Human Interaction), SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Contemporary Art Fair NYC, New Museum Ideas City, Governors Island Art Fair, Portal Art Fair at Federal Hall National Memorial, Harvestworks, Ca’ d’Oro Gallery, Clemente Center, ACE Hotel, Cornell University, Pratt DDA Gallery, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Northside Festival, World Trade Gallery, Made in NY Media Center by IFP, and World Trade Center.


Selected exhibitions

World Maker Faire” | New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY | 09/23 - 24/2017

"Future Reboot" curated by Jeremiah Teipen | Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, NJ |  08/29 ~ 10/03/2017

"TV Being 009 Series" presented by Made in NY Media Center by IFP | 30 John St. Brooklyn, NY | 08/01 ~ 11/10/2017

"FROM DIGITAL AND BACK"  curated by Magdalena Sawon | Pratt Manhattan Gallery | 07/10 ~ 09/09/2017

"NIGHTSHIFT"  | Abrazo Interno Gallery at Clemente Center | 07/08 ~ 07/31/2017

"TV Being 010-01" presented by Made in NY Media Center by IFP | 30 John St. Brooklyn, NY | 05/11 ~ 07/02/2017

"Streets to Towers" presented by WT Gallery | 69th floor of 4 World Trade Center, Manhattan, NY | 09/11/2016 ~ 09/11/2017

"Merge 3 (Video Art + Contemporary Dance)" | 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Japan | 01/28~29/2014

"Tower to Streets" | World Trade Gallery, Manhattan, NY | 09/15~10/17/2016

"World Maker Faire" | New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY | 10/01~02/2016

"GIAF(Governors Island Art Fair )" | Governors Island, NY | 09/03~25/2016

"Portal Art fair" | Federal Hall National Memorial, Manhattan, NY | 05/03~10/2016

"Erased Waste" | Hot Wood Art Center, Brooklyn, NY | 05/07~06/12/2016

"One if by Land, One if by Sea” | NY Media Center by IFP, Brooklyn, NY | 04/07 - 30/2016

"Two Alumni Show" | Pratt Digital Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY | 10/26~11/05/2015

"Korea Society of Design Science" | Seoul, Korea | 10/17/2015

"World Maker Faire" | New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY | 09/26~27/2015

"No Parking" | Ca’ d’Oro Gallery, New York, NY | 07/23~08/12/2015

"Gallery ANNEX: LES Ecology Center Artists in Residence" | ACE Hotel, New York, NY | 07/02~31/2015

"Northside Festival" | Bedford Ave. Between 4th and 5th street, Brooklyn, NY | 06/14/2015

"New Museum’s IDEAS CITY: The Invisible City" | 203 Chrystie St, New York, NY | 05/30/2015

"SPRING/BREAK Art Show: Transaction" | Skylight at Moynihan Station, New York, NY | 03/03~08/2015

"DIGITAL BEING: Open House at Gowanus eWaste Warehouse" | Brooklyn, NY | 02/20/2015

"Beasticon - II" | Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY | 12/11/2014 ~ 01/24/2015

"DUMBO Arts Festival" | St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY | 09/26~28/2014 ( Awarded “Best Project” )

"World Maker Faire" | New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY | 09/20~21/2014

"GIAF(Governors Island Art Fair )" | Governors Island, NY | 09/06~28/2014

"Northside Festival" | Bedford Ave. Between 8th and 10th street, Brooklyn, NY | 06/14/2014

"Contemporary Art Fair NYC" | The Tunnel on 11th Ave and 27th street, New York, NY | 05/08~11/2014

"CHI (Computer-Human Interaction Conference - Interactivity)" | Toronto, Canada | 04/26~05/01/2014

"Merge 2 (Video / Interactive Art / Dance Performance)" | CPR, Brooklyn, NY | 02/22/2014

"Digital Being: Scale" | Olive Tjaden Gallery at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY | 01/27~02/07/2014

"GIAF(Governors Island Art Fair )" | Governors Island, NY | 09/07~29/2013

"Contemporary Art Fair NYC" | Javits Center, New York, NY | 10/25~27/2013

"World Maker Faire" | New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY | 09/21~22/2013

"Merge 1 (Video / Interactive Art / Dance Performance)" | Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn, NY | 07/17/2013

"Northside Festival" | Bedford Ave. Between 8th and 9th street, Brooklyn, NY | 06/15/2013

"New Museum’s IDEAS CITY" | Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York, NY | 05/04/2013

"Re:Incarnation" | Harvestworks Gallery, New York, NY | 03/29~ 31/2013

"ReGeneration" | New york Hall of Science, Queens, NY | 10/01/2012~01/13/2013

"DUMBO Arts Festival" | DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY | 09/27~29/2012

"World Maker Faire" | New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY | 09/29~30/2012

"Constellation" | TopTop Studios, Brooklyn, NY | 09/01~05/2012

"DIGITAL BEING" | Pratt Digital Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY | 03/26~30/2012

"Northside Festival" | The End, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY | 06/16~19/2011


PUBLICATION

Continent | 04/01/2017

ACM Digital Library | 04/26/2014


Residency

4head’s artist residency program | Governors Island, NY | 05/27~10/10/2017

4head’s artist residency program | Governors Island, NY | 06/10~10/10/2015

Lower East Side Ecology Center’s E-waste Warehouse | Brookly, NY | 11/15/2014 ~ 04/30/2015

4head’s artist residency program | Governors Island, NY | 05/25~8/10/2014


Education

Hong-Ik University | Korea | Class of 2007 | B.F.A. Animation

Pratt Institute | New York, USA | Class of 2012 | M.F.A. Digital Arts


Artist Talk

Meet the Makers: Taezoo Park | Barnes & Noble's flagship store on Union Square. New York, NY  | 11-12-2017

Future Reboot | Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey | 10-02-2017

Critical Breaking & Repair | Fat Cat Fab Lab, New York, NY | 04-01-2016

Artists Talk on Art |  | Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY | 12-08-2015

Artists and Social Scientists | Cornell ILR Conference Center, New York, NY | 04-18-2015

Artists Talk on Art | New York Public Library: Jefferson Market Library, New York, NY | 04-22-2015

How it works | Pratt Manhattan Center, New York, NY | 2013

What Makes Us (In) Human | Pratt Manhattan Center, New York, NY | 2013


Donation

Lower East Side Ecology Center | Studio 151, New York, NY | 06-05-2016

Art Auction by Children’s Museum of Arts | Dream Downtown Hotel, New York, NY | 11-04-2015

E-waste Auction by Pure Earth | Gotham Hall, New York, NY | 04-27-2015


Selected Bibliography

 

ABC News | 02/23/2017

Gizmodo | 10/16/2016

DNA info | 08/25/2016

Observer Culture | 05/07/2016

SciArt in America | 04/01/2016

Cornell University |  01/27/2014, 04/18/2015, 11/20/2015

La Voce di New York | 07/29/2015

INSIDE Art | 07/21/2015

Arts in Bushwick | 03/13/2015

HAHA Mag | 03/10/2015

Art Observed | 03/07/2015

ArtNet | 09/05/2014, 03/04/2015

Blouin Art Info | 03/03/2015

Art Nerd New York | 03/03/2015

Nurture Art | 03/03/2015

Hyperallergic | 09/09/2014, 03/04/201505/04/2016

Gothamist | 06/15/2014, 09/14/2014, 03/04/2015

NY + G | February 28, 2015

Bedford and Bowery | 12/11/2014

DUMBO Arts Festival | 09/19~28/2014

Flavorpill | 09/23/2014

This Week in New York | 09/09/2014, 09/25/2014

Live Science | 09/20/2014

DIY Network | 09/23/2014

YAREAH | 05/03/2014

ARTFIXdaily | 10/08/2013

BBC News | 09/29/2013

The Verge | 09/23/2013

Makezine | 09/17/2013

World Maker Faire | 09/08/2013, 09/10/2014

RHIZOME | 04/16/2013

Harvestworks | 03/30/2013

Koreadaily | 08/22/2012

ARTE FUSE | 01/15/2012