Dec 1, 2021
Alisa Yang sits down and discusses her work in the NFT space, the importance of self-care while supporting one's community, the sky as a marker for time and place, and the relationship between activism and art.
Yang earned her BFA from Art Center of Design in 2009 and MFA at the University of Michigan in 2016. Her work has been exhibited and screened internationally in places like MoMAPS1, Aesthetica Art Prize, New Mexico Museum of Art, and Beijing’s Art Nova 100 with reviews in LA Times, Hyperallergic, and Huffington Post. Recipient of fellowships like Yaddo, Uniondoc Summer Lab, Artpace San Antonio, and Vermont Studios. Her awards include the 2018 Special Arte Laguna Prize, Best Regional Filmmaker at 2017 Ann Arbor Film Festival, and the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Golden Reel Awards for Short Documentary.