Ji Yeo is a New York based artist who believes beauty is integral to human nature and people find beauty in the most difficult circumstances, during emotional chaos and disorder, within societal taboos and the breaking of such taboos and even in the face of death. Her recent works focus on ideas of “beauty” in contemporary culture, specifically in how women in our culture come to define and enforce and the ideal of beauty on themselves. She discusses these cultural phenomena through photographic, performance, and time-based project. Her work has been shown in International Center of Photography in New York, National Portrait Gallery in London, ClampArt in New York, Baxter CCNY in New York, Houston Center for Photography in Houston, Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Glasgow, Space 22 in Seoul and many more. Her work has been featured worldwide; Guardian UK, BBC Brazil, BBC Worldwide, NPR, ABC Australia, Huffington Post, Daily Mail, National Geographic, LA Times, Daily Mail UK, Wired Magazine, Vice, Dazed Digital, Marie Claire Brazil, Esquire Russia, Blink Magazine, Von Magazine International, Metal magazine, Korea Times, and many others. She was called “Next generation of Korean Photographer” by Dazed and Confused magazine, and “Game-changing photographer” by Sleek Magazine. She holds master’s degree in Photography at Rhode Island School of Design, bachelor's degree in Graphic Design at Seoul National University, and certification in general studies at International Center of Photography.
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