Heahyun is a media theorist and art critic. She is mainly interested in critiques and interdisciplinary studies of media art. Her recent papers published in the journals include A Study on Mediated Immersion in New Media Art (2013), A Study on System in New Media Art (2013), Image Space and Viewer in New Media Art (2013), and Art and Nanotechnology: Haptic Mimesis of Reality Images (2014). She participated in Project Daejoen 2014 as a curator of the archive exhibition, , and presented a paper, Experiments in Digital Animated Images and Changes of Perception at the international forum of the 17th Bucheon International Animation Festival(BIAF 2015). She also worked as an adjunct professor in the College of Natural Science at Chonbuk National University and currently lectures at Seoul National University, Dankook University, and Konkuk University. Her main interest as a researcher at the Media Discourse Research Lab of ACT Center is an analysis of the current situation of the digital culture and arts.