Research Output per year
Trent Kim is the programme leader in BA (Hons) Digital Art & Design. He started his career in theatre lighting design and then expanded it onto video art, abstract film and Lumia. His works have been shown in South Korea, the US and UK and he has given lectures in various HE institutions including University of Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Kyungsung University (South Korea) and Yale University (US). He is also a part time research student in animation at the Royal College of Art and he organises LUMIA | Symposium annually since 2017. His research primarily revolves around Lumia, Intermedia, 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: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in workshop, seminar, course