Christine Sun Kim

Joi Ito, CC BY 2.0 <;, via Wikimedia Commons

Korean-American Sound Artist/Composer • Born on October 14, 1980 • Sound Art, Contemporary Music

Fast Facts

  • Originally from Orange County, California
  • Parents of Korean descent
  • She has been profoundly deaf since birth
  • Both parents are hearing, and she has a deaf sister.
  • She attended University High School, Irvine, CA
  • Graduated with BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Rochester in 2002 
  • Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art from School of Visual Arts in New York
  • Master of Fine Arts in Sound and Music from Bard College
  • She delivered a TEDTalk at the TED Fellows Retreat 2015 entitled “The Enchanting Music of Sign Language”
  • Exhibited at MOMA, held residencies at The Whitney Museum and MIT Media Lab
  • Lives between NYC, NY and Berlin, Germany
  • Performed the National Anthem alongside Demi Lovado at the 2020 SuperBowl

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