Hyung S. Kim, born in 1965 in Seoul, graduated from Seoul Institute of the Arts with a degree in photography. His work was exhibited at the Korean Cultural Service, New York, in 2015. It has been featured widely in the press, including articles and reviews in the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, Buzzfeed, the Guardian, Artsy, the Korea Times, and Nők Lapja Café.

Hyung S. Kim lives and works in Seoul.