How a River Carries You (2017_Puppet Blok)

Hyung Seok (pronounced: he-young-suk) Jeon is a video designer, performer and director from South Korea based in NYC.

In 2018, he created and performed an hour long solo piece ‘A Held Posture’, a meditation on generational loss in relation to sensation of sinking into deep water. It was performed at Theatre Lab with four fully sold out performances. His work often centers on selfhood, slowness, and self-reflection through formal experiments with theatrical and visual language on stage.

He worked for Dan Hurlin, David Neumann, Tei Blow, Chris Green, Polina Klimovitskaya, Kathy Westwater, Fiona Templeton, Afshin Hashemi, Baboo Liao and more. His work has been performed at BAC, Abrons Arts Center, MANCC, New Victory Theatre, Mabou Mines Theatre, HERE Arts, BKSD, Chez Bushwick, Dixon Place. He was part of Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble’s design team for The Art of Luv (Part 6) which was nominated for 2019 Bessies for Outstanding Visual Design. He is a recipient of 2015 Fulbright graduate study award.



photography by Alex Shi