Research Output per year
Trent Kim is a programme leader for BA (Hons) New Media Art. He started his career in theatre lighting design and then expanded it onto live media, installation art and animation. He has worked with various national and international organisastions as a technician, designer, producer and consultant and as artist. he has exhibited his works in South Korea, the US and UK. He has also given lectures in various HE institutions including the University of Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, University of Greenwich, Kyungsung University (South Korea) and Yale University (US). He is a PhD candidate in animation at the Royal College of Art (London) and his specialist subject areas include lighting design, scenography, lumia (early-mid 20th-century American art by Thomas Wilfred), animation, abstraction and phenomenology.
Current research activities
Trent Kim's current research activities focus on the following research areas.
- The Art of Lumia by Thomas Wilfred (b.1889, d.1968)
- Phenomenology as Practice-based Research Methodology in the Post-Digital Age
- Research Training for Art Students
Desired research direction
The current research critically reads the historical practice of Lumia by Thomas Wilfred (b.1889, d.1968) and explores multiple dimensions of human relationship to light through digitally enhanced phenomenological investigations.
Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange
As a qualified interpreter, language teacher (Korean and English), Trent Kim has a strong interest in English for academic purposes and research trainings for international students. He would be keen to collaborate in any relevant research projects.
Visiting Lecturer, The Royal Conservatoire of ScotlandApr 2018 → …
Visiting Lecturer, University of Glasgow13 Mar 2017 → …
Visiting Lecturer, Glasgow School of Art31 Aug 2014 → …
Lighting Design Lecturer (Shortcourses), The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland1 Sep 2010 → 1 Jul 2014
- NX Arts in general
- practice-based research
- light art
Research output: Contribution to conference › Presentation
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Activities per year
Activity: Membership › Membership of board