Miru was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts in 1981 and was raised in Seoul, Korea. Her work as a NewYork based artist has explored various urban ruins such as abandoned subway stations, tunnels, sewers, catacombs, factories, hospitals, and shipyards.

Miru herself is the subject of each nude artwork

Her work has been spotlighted in countless international media such as The New York Times, TED.com, The Financial Times, ARTE France, Ovation TV, Time Out New York, NY Arts Magazine, The Korea Daily, La Stampa, Berlingske Tidende, VanityFair.de, Korea Herald, Vogue Girl.

Public collections of her work include Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art and Hana Bank.

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