The self-given name Yozmit means to bring the big “I” as it relates to the myth of one’s self. Identity, spirituality, and entertainment connect as overlapping themes in her exploration of the unknown. Viewing performance art as a ritualistic practice, Yozmit describes herself as a performance scientists due to her exploratory approach to trial and error. Through her practice, Yozmit seeks to transform her environments into a place where artist and audience connect through immersive theatrics where we become one.
Inspired by her Korean roots and buddhist ideologies, Yozmit seeks to transcend gender to communicate the essence of being. Fashion, parties, and sexuality are also expressed in Yozmit’s work, seeing entertainment as pop-culture as the bridge to address societal topics. There is an art form in all we do and for Yozmit there is no separation. Yozmit is currently based between Los Angeles and New York City. She has performed at various cultural institutions, night clubs, and public spaces around the world. In 2010, Yozmit performed in Marina Abramovic's 'The Artist is Present' at The Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA ).
Most recently, Yozmit presented her latest walk YOZMIT WALK N°17 : DIONYSUS KISSES APOLLO at the MOCA Pacific Design Center for One City One Pride LGBTQ art festival. This piece explores the relationship between form and formless. In reference to this piece Yozmit says “Ultimate Balance, we already have it, we just have to see it and bring it out ourselves. That is the only way we can transform the world.' DO GOOD* DO YOU* RETURN HOME* Her next performance will take place at the Queens Museum Gala in NYC on June 24, 2016. In addition to his work as an artist, Yozmit is a zen practioner and an activist for HIV/AIDS prevention and transgender civil rights.