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Yaya is a jack-of-all-trades artist who does all her own work including: performance directing, video directing, artwork and design, arranging, composing, writing lyrics and producing single-handedly.
She studied classical music since her childhood and came to be well-versed in numerous genres. As early as her high school days, she signed contracts with both Korean and Japanese music agencies and worked as a jazz vocalist. Building on these experiences, she now writes and performs high-quality music which is grounded in world music and psychedelic rock, and ranges from classical to avant-garde, jazz, electronic, trip hop and cabaret music.
Also not only internally, with her intense charisma and characteristic performances, she captivated hundreds of thousands audience members at Taiwan Hohaiyan Rock Festival keeping them in the palm of her hand. She left a deep impression in Taiwan during her first-ever oversea performance.
She is an artist that combines a fascinating appearance to the outstanding musicality musicians called “night goddess” but also as an illustrator, graphic designer and music video director working in various fields.
And her 2nd solo album, “Cruel Picture” was singled out as a ‘not-to miss album of the year’ on naver music, album of the month; daum music, album of the week; cyworld, 20 Albums of the year; star news, 30 Albums of 2013; 10 asia by the judges as “Masterpiece of the year 2013! Done by one genius with her determination.”
In Italy, US, Hong Kong and other international media states “She is the most interesting figure that has recently emerged from the Asian peninsula. She is unique to all other artists in the western world.”
YAYA, our famous artist from South Korea / documentary & interview on Korean TV, aired on September 2, 2016