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Welcome to RE:SOUND, the 8th International Conference on the Histories of Media Arts 2019 - Aalborg, Denmark. RE:SOUND is part of the Media Arts Histories conference series, bringing together leading researchers, artists, and scientists on a series of interdisciplinary topics for over 14 years.

The RE:SOUND conference will take a specific interest on the theories, practices, histories, etc., of art and technology which are focusing on, concerned with, reflecting on, including, mobilising and/or working with sound as a main component or an integral part. RE:SOUND will host four days with 10 tracks of paper sessions, panels, workshops, practice-based interventions, exhibitions, performances, poster sessions, a PhD workshop and keynotes.
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Mi Jung Kang

Seoul National University
South Korea
Mijung Kang studied Aesthetics and Art Theories at Seoul National University(SNU) and Graduate School of SNU, getting her Ph.D with the thesis titled A Study on the Peirce’s Semiotics: For a Philosophy of New Art History. After earning Ph.D, she worked as the chief curator for Daegu Metropolitan City Government and a senior researcher at Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology, SNU, and taught at SNU, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), Hongik University, and other several universities in South Korea. As a lecturer and researcher supported by Korean National Research Fund, she is now teaching Aesthetics and Art theories at the department of Aesthetics, SNU and the college of Liberal Arts, Korean National University of Arts, and also preparing a publication on the history of Korean Media Arts since Name June Paik’s video works in the 1960s. Among her academic concerns are theories of visual arts, Media Studies, American Pragmatism and convergence studies of art and science - especially Neuroaesthetics. She published a couple of books including Peircean Semiotics and Art History, and many academic papers such as “Cybernetics and Evolution of Space Arts,” “Subject of SNS Design: Semiotic concept of the self as developed by Peirce and Bakhtin/Volosinov”, “Ontology of Digital Photography,” “Digital Photography and Indexical Reference,” etc. Recently, she has finished translating Neuroaesthetics to Korean written and edited by Martin Skov and Oshin Vartanian.