Born in Seoul, Korea Lives in Auckland A lecturer at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, Auckland
Hye Rim Lee invites us to become enveloped by the world of TOKI, a magical/mythical/3D character that has been her creation and her practice for over 17 years. TOKI explores the contemporary pop culture and cyber trend between West and East in the challenge of mixing old mythology and new contemporary myth-making. Lee's prints made from 3D animation tell a fantasy tale dealing with the world of virtual relationships using sophisticated computer programs with sexual innuendo to drive the viewer's thoughts while mixing an old technique of photography and dazzling 3D digital effects of glossy glass that optimize perspective, texture, and reflection.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Intermedia and Time Based Arts) Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Bachelor of Music (Voice) Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea