Hye Yun Park performs for All Together Now on June 25th.
Hye Yun is an writer, performer, filmmaker based in New York. She is Janet Mock’s newest obsession and one of 12 Emerging Feminist Game-Changers in Media, Journalism & the Arts. Her award winning web series HEY YUN, which she writes, directs and stars in, premiered its first season November 2013 to a welcoming crowd. The first episode was invited to American Cinematheque’s 9th Annual Focus on Female Directors screening, the LA Web Fest and it won the Audience Choice Awards at the Boxed Wine Film Festival and Indie Works. Season 2 premiered on Wifey TV. FIRST KISS NYC, a viral video she made has been written up by the Huffington Post, Daily Mail UK and many more. When not making films, she is prancing around town taking pictures of toys, clowning around or acting in other people’s films. She hails from the salty seas of Busan, South Korea.
“What drives me to create is all the poisonous sh*t that happens in my life, which I can turn into golden nuggets of art.”
“I like to brew on things that stick with me — like a slow cooked soup. And through the brewing, I grow and my stories grow.”