Bellagio Residents/

Emilia Yang

May 2023 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: May 2023

Project: “Transnational Feminist Portals: memories, technologies and dreams about survival, care and healing”

Emilia Yang is a distinguished artist, organizer, scholar, and director who utilizes expanded forms of digital media to create community-based feminist, anti-racist, and transformative justice projects. Her artwork has been shown at international venues such as the Resistance Biennale in Guatemala, the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica, and the Tribeca Film Festival. Emilia came to Bellagio in May 2023 to work on a project exploring the past and future of survival, care and healing from gender-based violence, intergenerational trauma and mental illnesses with Central American women. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art and Design at University of Michigan’s Stamps School of Art and Design with a focus on Anti-Racism by Design.