Born in Korea, Juri Hwang lives and works in Los Angeles as an independent filmmaker, media artist, and sound designer. Her work focuses on film and other media projects dealing with cultural issues as she explores the relationship between fiction and documentary. In Korea Hwang was involved into the curation and organization of the Korean Short Film Festival and the Sphinx Film Festival – Feminism Film Fest & Symposium.
Hwang worked as a researcher and independent artist with the research initiative The Labyrinth Project at the University of Southern California, where she was involved into the creation of the interactive project “Bleeding Through – Layers of Los Angeles 1920-1986”, as well as “Three Winters in the Sun – Einstein in California”. Her current work comprises the short film “Okja Kim’s Way Home” and the interactive project “Venture to the Interior”.
Her work has been screened and exhibited internationally.