Juri Hwang is a media artist, researcher and currently a PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Media Arts and Practice program at the University of Southern California. Her current research focuses on the immersive, embodied, and affective nature of sonic experience. Through various sound projects she explores the role of sound in 21st century media culture as a sense modality, sensorial stimulus, and cultural object. Her work includes the award winning project “Bleeding Through Layers of Los Angeles: 1920-1986”, “Three Winters in the Sun: Einstein in California”, and “Venture to the Interior.” Juri's current projects comprise “Somatic Echo,” an embodied sonic experience engaging with bone conducted sound and "Nightfield" an immersive sound installation exploring immersive and embodied nature of sonic memory.