December 18th . Saturday . 2pm-9pm
December 19th . Sunday . 2pm-8pm (Closing early)

'Rain of Joy' is the major theme name of Han's solo exhibition since 2015. He started this project to give an enjoyable shelter and a playground for people who need a pause in their life and give a powerful message about the origin of the warm love we forgot. It transformed in various forms in various exhibitions in various locations in the world, but mainly it showcases multiple new media artworks he created and it presents a media art performance. It gives you an immersive experience. He uses various forms of light including light fixtures, projection mapping, display screens, and it is precisely controlled in the order he created and programmed.
'Rain of Joy'는 2015년부터 시작된 개인전의 주요 주제명입니다. 삶의 휴식이 필요한 이들에게 즐거운 안식처와 놀이터를 제공하고 우리가 잊고 있던 따뜻한 사랑의 근원에 대한 강력한 메시지를 전하고자 이 프로젝트를 시작했습니다. 세계 여러 곳에서 다양한 전시를 통해 다양한 형태로 보여지곤 했지만, 주로 그가 창작한 여러 뉴미디어 작품들과 미디어 아트 퍼포먼스를 보여주곤 하며, 이는 방문자들에게 몰입감 있는 경험을 줍니다. 그는 조명기구, 프로젝션 매핑, 디스플레이 스크린 등 빛의 다양한 형태를 사용하며, 직접 만들고 프로그래밍하여 정밀하게 제어됩니다.

"Since I started the 'Rain of Joy' exhibition, in all the previous exhibitions, I remember that people often used to stay in the space for a really long time without doing anything and they told me they got positive energy to live. It is such an amazing experience because I feel I give them a priceless experience and I'm doing something right."
“이전의 모든 Rain of Joy 전시들에서 기억해보면, 종종 아무 것도 하지 않고 전시 공간에 정말 오래 머무르면서 살아가는 데 긍정적인 에너지를 얻었다고 얘기하던 사람들이 많이 있었어요. 제가 그분들께 참 값진 경험을 주었고 뭔가 옳은 일을 하고 있다고 느꼈죠."

The exhibition 'Rain of Joy' is a delightful gift that is prepared for you and that is a visualized and a musicalized emotion he has in mind. Please visit "On The Fringe NYC" in Tribeca in New York City and don't miss the chance to experience it. It is a small exhibition but worth visiting.
'Rain of Joy' 전시는 여러분을 위해 준비한 즐거운 선물이며, 그 선물은 그가 마음에 가지고 있는 감정을 시각화하고 음악화한 것들입니다. 뉴욕 트라이베카에 있는 "On The Fringe NYC"를 꼭 방문하셔서 경험해 보시기 바랍니다. 규모는 작지만 방문할 가치가 있는 전시회입니다.


"Ok, think about this. When is the last time you just sit and see falling raindrops for a long time? Doing nothing is seriously hard in the modern era. But you probably will realize in my exhibition, you are simply sitting and doing nothing while just watching falling raindrops and blinking lights, and listening to rain sounds. Like many previous visitors.
I hope my exhibition becomes a great turning point and a memorable exhibition for someone."

"자, 한번 생각 보세요. 그냥 가만히 앉아서 빗방울이 떨어지는 모습을 오랫동안 하염없이 지켜본 것이 과연 언제였나요? 아무것도 하지 않는게 현대 사회에서는 정말 심각하게 어려운 일이더라구요. 하지만 제 전시회에서 떨어지는 빗방울과 깜박이는 불빛을 바라보고, 빗소리를 들으면서, 아마 그저 앉아서 아무것도 하지 않고 있다는걸 깨닫게 될 겁니다. 이전의 수많은 방문객들이 그랬던것처럼요.
제 전시가 오시는 분들의 터닝포인트가 되고 평생 기억에 남는 공간이 되면 좋겠습니다."

The Interpreter (2021)
The Orderly Objects for Communication

We encounter nature every day, but we do not know what even the slightest signs mean to us. There are many languages in the world and most of them are not understood. Even people who speak the same language often do not communicate well with each other.
Like a code breaker, the key is to find out the order of the speaking object and rearrange it according to that order. Nature is giving us many messages in many different ways, but we do not understand unless we know the way and order in which nature speaks to us. Otherwise, it is perceived as unintelligible chaos.

인터프리터 (2021)
소통을 위한 질서

우리는 매일 자연을 마주 대하지만 사소한 징후들 조차도 우리에게 어떤 애기를 하고 있는지 모릅니다. 세상에 수많은 언어들이 있지만 우리가 이해하는 언어는 일부에 불과합니다. 비록 같은 언어를 사용하고 있는 사람들일지라도 서로 대화가 통하지 않는 때가 다반사입니다.
소통을 하려면 상대 객체가 주는 수많은 신호들을 그 객체의 순서에 맞게 제대로 나열했을때 바르게 이해할 수 있습니다. 질서가 없는 듯이 흩어져있는 신호들은 순서에 맞게 제대로 나열했을때 의미가 됩니다. 자연이 우리에게 많은 메시지를 주고 있지만 우리가 자연이 말하는 방법과 규칙을 모르면, 이해하지 못하는 무질서한 것들로 보일뿐입니다.
Rain, to artist, Han Lee, symbolizes the power of life. Each raindrop gives delightful joy to our life. It heals us, it makes us pause, and it brings back warm memories. We often forget that a tiny raindrop was once a part of the big ocean. Its purpose to fall from above and give life.

Rain is a main point in many of Han’s works. He uses lines to symbolize drops, and circles for ripples. A simple and aesthetically pleasing look. His work is often composed of rain sounds and visual effects, to counteract the cold synthetic feel of technology. His primary goal is for the audience to interact and carry a dialogue with his work. And this requires one thing: Immersion.


Han Lee is a New York-based multitalented designer and a new media artist. As a new media artist, he has performed and exhibited his artworks in various locations across the world, such as New York City, Seoul, Jeju Island, Gwangju, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Jerusalem, and Haifa, ever since he had started getting attention with web art in 2006.
His artworks often include themes such as ‘Light’ and ‘Time’, and give an emotionally immersive experience. One of his artworks was selected and exhibited for the biggest annual international media art symposium in the world that was held at ACC(Asia Culture Center) and was hosted by ISEA(International Symposium on Electronic Art) and Art Center Nabi.
As a designer, he has received international recognition for his designs and has won some of the most prestigious awards in the interactive design industry, such as the Webby Awards​ - the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Also, his works were featured in many books and media including the TASCHEN book. He gives his thoughts to the world through his artwork, designs, lectures, interviews, and contributions, even serving as a judge in various competitions. He currently works for Samsung SDS America as a senior visual designer.

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