Chris Kim

Graduate Student

Chris Kim is a graduate student at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Computer Science. His main research interests include art-science collaborations, issues of appropriation and originality, and models of the creative process.

A graduate of Ryerson University’s Radio and Television Arts program and the subsequent master’s degree program, Chris has been working in collaboration with a variety of Canadian and international institutions including Ryerson University, Bell Media, and Oxfam International as a digital media consultant. His personal projects also have been recognized on campus as well as in the industry via numerous awards, publications, and exhibitions.

With an affinity for a minimalist approach to motion and web design, Chris concurrently works as a freelance web consultant for numerous clients, while teaching various digital media courses at OCAD University and Ryerson University.

An avid listener of jazz and bossa nova music, Chris finds inspiration from works of artists like Paul Rand, Saul Bass, and Piet Mondrian – and strives to achieve balance between form, function, and context.


Chris Kim’s previous projects are available for viewing at

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    C. K. Kim, C. Collins, U. Hinrichs, and S. M. Mohammad, “Lexichrome: Text Construction and Lexical Discovery with Word-Color Associations Using Interactive Visualization.” 2020.
    [Bibtex] [PDF]

      author = {Chris K Kim and Christopher Collins and Uta Hinrichs and Saif M Mohammad},
      title = {Lexichrome: Text Construction and Lexical Discovery with Word-Color Associations Using Interactive Visualization},
      series = {Designing Interactive Systems(DIS)},
      month = {July},
      year = {2020},
      publisher = {ACM},
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    C. K. Kim and C. Collins, “Lexichrome: Examining Word-Color Associations with Visualization,” , Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Information Visualization (InfoVis), 2014.
    [Bibtex] [PDF]

    author = {Chris K. Kim and Christopher Collins},
    title = {Lexichrome: Examining Word-Color Associations with Visualization},
    booktitle = {Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Information Visualization (InfoVis)},
    address = {Paris, France},
      series =   {Poster},
    year = 2014
Research Contributions

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