Speaking at NAEA Need to Know Webcast: Exploring Research as Embodied Practice

I gave a talk with Dr. Darden Bradshaw and Mrs. Jennifer Fox as part of the Research Commission PLR group at NAEA Need to Know Webcast on December 1, 2022. Our session was titled “Exploring Research as Embodied Practice,” in which we claimed that teaching is indeed research. You can watch the recording or download the presentation ppt at the NAEA website: https://www.arteducators.org/learn-tools/need-to-know-webcasts

Invited Lecture at Seoul National University

I gave a guest speaker lecture to Masters and Doctoral students in the Art Education program at Seoul National University via Zoom on Dec. 8, 2022, upon the request from Dr. Hyungsook Kim at College of Fine Arts, SNU. 

My lecture was titled “New Technologies and AI for Art Education: Inspirations from Contemporary Art,” and it was a great experience.

“Artificial Intelligence, Contemporary Art, and Implications for Gifted Arts Education” Published

I and Dr. Ahran Koo have published an article called “Paradigm Shift: Artificial Intelligence, Contemporary Art, and Implications for Gifted Arts Education.” This is my first publication about AI and art education!!!

Song, B., & Koo, A. (2022). Paradigm shift: Artificial intelligence, contemporary art, and implications for gifted arts education. Journal of Gifted Education in Arts, 8, 5-38. https://doi.org/10.22752/KRIGA.2022.08.001

You can download the article at https://ieiga.karts.ac.kr/home/board/259/journalView

“I Don’t Want to Use My Cultural Identity Just to Survive in America!” Published

The chapter has finally been published! I was so glad to learn that mine had been selected as the very first chapter of the book!!! Thank you, editors, Drs. Shin, Lim, Lee, and Han!!!

Song, B. (2022). I don’t want to use my cultural identity just to survive in America! In R. Shin, M. Lim, O. Lee, & S. Han (Eds.), Counternarratives from Asian American art educators: Identities, pedagogies, and practice beyond the Western Paradigm. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003222293-3

The book link: https://www.routledge.com/Counternarratives-from-Asian-American-Art-Educators-Identities-Pedagogies/Shin-Lim-Lee-Han/p/book/9781032119519#

The Google Book link: https://www.google.com/books/edition/Counternarratives_from_Asian_American_Ar/h9iYEAAAQBAJ?hl=en

“Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Technologies for Art Education: The Perceptions and Responses of Undergraduate Students” Published

This new article has just been published!Song, B. (2022). Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies for art education: The perceptions and responses of undergraduate students. Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art. https://doi.org/10.1386/vi_00061_1

Old Korea from the Eyes of Four Western Artists Exhibitions

On August and September, 2022, I co-curated the four exhibitions titled “Old Korea from the Eyes of Four Western Artists” at ECU with Dr. Jin-Ae Kang at School of Communication. Thank you Dr. Young-Dahl Song and Dr. Kang for the wonderful opportunity to learn and grow by exploring the hidden part of history!


“Exploring online art education: Multi-institutional perspectives and practices” Published

The following article has been published!

Song, B., & Lim, K. (2022). Exploring online art education: Multi-institutional perspectives and practices. International Journal of Education through Art, 18(3). https://doi.org/10.1386/eta_00104_1

Art Project Creation Process. Graphic created by the authors.

Two Articles Published in the Multicultural Perspectives Journal

Two articles have been published in the “Centering the Experiences of Asian American Students and Teachers” issue of the Multicultural Perspectives Journal:

Song, B. (2022). Art as radical act: Teenagers revisit identity, diversity, and social justice through contemporary art. Multicultural Perspectives. https://doi.org/10.1080/15210960.2022.2067855

Hair Landscape II. Yuni Kim Lang, 2013
Student’s drawing created in response to the JR’s Giant Baby Project, Courtesy of the student artist.

Shin, R., Bae, J., & Song, B. (2022).Anti-Asian racism and racial justice in the classroom. Multicultural Perspectives. https://doi.org/10.1080/15210960.2022.2067859

Student’s Artwork Hate Is a Virus Love Each Other, watercolor on paper, 2021. Courtesy of the student artist.

“Alone Together? Fighting Student Isolation in Online Art Education” Published in Art Education

This article has been published in the “Experiences in Distance and Isolation: Art Stories From the Pandemic” special section of the Art Education Journal:

Song, B. (2022). Alone together? Fighting student isolation in online art education. Art Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/00043125.2022.2053460

Theresa Hill’s Painting. “In order to describe my frustration of my isolation, I have shown two people yelling with the virus in between them, which describes how many relationships I’ve lost due to the virus coming in between us.”

Lecture for the Appreciation: Rebuilding a Sense of Community Through (Visual) Stories Series

It was an honor to give a lecture together with Drs. Shin and Bae at California State University Fresno in March 2022. Thank you, Dr. Ahran Koo, for inviting us!

Critical conversations about anti-Asian racism and racial justice in the art classroom. Invited Guest Speaker Lecture and Workshop (Ryan Shin, Jaehan Bae, & Borim Song). The Appreciation: Rebuilding a Sense of Community through (Visual) Stories series. California State University Fresno and The California Arts Project, Virtual.