Kwon Hayoun was born in 1981. She earned a bachelor’s degree in formative arts and a master’s degree in visual arts from École des Beaux-Arts de Nantes in France. She also graduated from the master’s program at Le Fresnoy – Studio national des Arts contemporains. She has held seven solo exhibitions including 《The Fictional Line》 held in 2013, and has participated in several major exhibitions. She was awarded the Prix Découverte at the Palais de Tokyo (2015), the Ecumenical Award at the 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2016), the 8th Doosan Artist Award (2017), and the Award of Distinction for her computer animation submitted to the Prix Arts Electronica (2018). She is currently based in France.