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Jun seo Hahm is a digital artist based in Honolulu, USA. He started his artistic practice as a filmmaker working in experimental animation, and now has extended his work range to digital/media art, using computer graphics with a critical attitude. His current work is focused on digital expressions of biology inspired forms, often with a style of creatures and characters he developed while working as a designer and director in advertisement industry. He is interested in revealing a condition of life in a media system by arranging the life forms temporally and spatially in a specific way.

After studying art theory in Korea and experimental animation at Cal Arts in Valencia, CA, USA, he worked at Bent Image Lab in Portland, OR as a designer and director, and then Cheil Worldwide in Seoul, Korea, as a planner. His films have been screened at numerous film festivals including Ottawa International Animation Festival, and received several awards including Adobe Design Achievement Award. Currently he is a professor at University of Hawaii at Manoa and a PhD candidate studying art and technology at Sogang University. Following completion of course work, he is developing research on Artificial Life for his doctoral dissertation.