Dr Suk-Jun Kim

Dr Suk-Jun Kim
Dr Suk-Jun Kim

Dr Suk-Jun Kim

PhD in Composition; MMus (HONS) in Music Technology; Grad. Diploma in Art & Tech; BA in Theology

Senior Lecturer

About

MR008 School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen MacRobert Building King's College Aberdeen AB24 5UA

Biography

A Korean Composer and sound artist, Suk-Jun Kim’s music focuses mainly on the sense of places that are fantastic, imaginary, magical, and realistic, where listeners can visit, stop by, and dwell on. His music has received a number of international awards: Métamorphoses (Biennale Acousmatic Composition Competition in Belgium: 2000 & 2008), Regional Composition Prize at 2008 ICMC in Belfast, Concurso International de Música Electroacústica Såo Paulo (CIMESP: 2007), Bourges International Competition (2001),and mentions and finalists in MUSICA VIVA (2005) and MUSICA NOVA (2002 & 2005). Kim also received commissions from the Bourges commissions (2002, 2006 & 2009), SpACE-Net in UK (2007), QUB Silver Collection Soundscape Commission from Belfast (2007), and ASCAP/SEAMUS (2001) and has been a resident composer at Bourges (2004, 2007 & 2009), Visby International Centre for Composer, Sweden (2007 and 2015), Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida (2007), and MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire (2008). Kim was a resident composer at Artists-in-Berlin, DAAD, Germany (2009). Kim’s music has been published by ICMC, IMEB, and SEAMUS, and M&R.Kim has published two books, "Humming" by Bloomsbury and "Hasla" by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg. His humming project has produced a solo CD titled "Humming" in 2019. His research also focuses on sound studies, immersive sound, phenomenological approaches to the aesthetics of electroacoustic music, space and place among others. Kim is a senior lecture in Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art and Director of Postgraduate Research, LLMVC at the University of Aberdeen. In 2014, he co-founded and is the director of sonADA (Sound Arts Days in Aberdeen), an experimental music festival in Aberdeen, UK.

Internal Memberships

  • Director of Postgraduate Research, School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Cuture
  • REF Lead (UoA 33)
Research

Research Overview

 

  • Humming
  • Immersive sound for VR/AR/XR/MR
  • Aurality of scientific epistemologies
  • Audienceship in the twenty-first century
  • Sound studies
  • Sound and knowing
  • Electroacoustic music
  • Sound art
Teaching
Publications

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  • The Pagan's Feast

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • The Passion

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • The Point is This

    Kim, S., Newland, I.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Voscillation

    Kim, S., Newland, I.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Waiting for Oona

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Being Persistently in Place I: Union St., Aberdeen

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Performances
  • Aberdeen Bestiary: Sound-Image-Narrative

    Kim, S., Stollery, P.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Of the Caladrius

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Of the Owl

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Of the Wolf

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Three Types of Engagement with Place Through Acousmatic Listening and Composition

    Kim, S., Stollery, P., Whyte, R.
    Taking Part in Music. Russell, I., Ingram, C. (eds.). University of Aberdeen, Elphinstone Institute, 15 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Aberdeen Humming

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Exhibitions
  • Down and Up

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Exhibitions
  • Three Cities (Intermedia Installation)

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Exhibitions
  • Three Returns

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Different Passings

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Time felt and places imaged in my compositions

    Kim, S.
    kunsttexte.de, vol. Auditive Persoektiven - Künstlerische Forschung, no. 2
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • A Critique on Pierre Schaeffer’s Phenomenological Approaches: Based on the Acousmatic and Reduced Listening

    Kim, S.
    Proceedings of the International Conference Pierre Schaeffer: mediArt. Ziherl, J. (ed.). Muzej moderne i suvremene umjetnosti/Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, pp. 123-133, 11 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Hasla

    Kim, S.
    Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany. 88 pages
    Books and Reports: Books
  • Acousmatic reasoning: an organised listening with imagination

    Kim, S.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Imaginal listening: a quaternary framework for listening to electroacoustic music and phenomena of sound-images

    Kim, S.
    Organised Sound, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 43-53
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Painting Nahhamu

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • A Travel Log: From Fwarrheu to Hejning

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Exhibitions
  • On the Way to Fwarrheu

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
  • Talk to Us!

    Kim, S.
    Non-textual Forms: Compositions
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