Born in the South Korea in 1992, HaleLee Seoyeon is a photographer and a filmmaker based in New York City and Seoul.
HaleLee’s works are imbued with her childhood memories. Her works which were photographed in New York City capture the sense of isolation. She has lived many different places in South Korea because of a childhood spent relocating due to her father’s profession. Her camera was the tool to remember her memories and places she had formed when she was young.
HaleLee has won awards such as first place winner of PDN portrait competition with “Exi[s]t” series, and PDN exposure award with “Glimmer In The Dust” series. She also won The Chelsea International Competition and she is one of the selected artists at Agora Gallery. Her “Reminiscence” series were reviewed by The School of Journalism during the New York portfolio review. Several of her documentary series exhibited at LaGuardia North Gallery and Falchi building L.I.C.