Eana Kim

PhD Candidate

Areas of interest: Modern and Contemporary Art; Technology and Art; Cultural exchanges between Asia and America.


Eana Kim is a PhD candidate at the Institute, where she specializes in intersections between art, technology, and science of the post-war period. Her dissertation, “Multispecies Biomorphism: Sensory Art of Pierre Huyghe, Anicka Yi, and Tomás Saraceno" examines contemporary art that engages with living organisms, with special emphasis on their olfactory and haptic experiences. Most recently, she has been the Graduate Curatorial Assistant at the Grey Art Gallery. At the Institute, she co-founded IFA Contemporary Asia, a student-run initiative dedicated to fostering scholarship in modern and contemporary Asian art. She holds an M.A. from the IFA and a B.A. with highest honors from Hongik University.