Author: Ashley Yang-Thompson

A poet, performance artist, painter and experimenter, Ashley Yang-Thompson questions stereotypes with humor and irreverence. In the past year, her videos were selected for The Museum of Moving Image’s Changing the Picture series, which highlights artists of color who are bringing diverse voices to the screen. Her video art, in conjunction with her zines and letters, is also currently being exhibited in the San Francisco Asian Art Museum’s After Hope: Videos of Resistance exhibition. In January of 2020, she was part of two person show at Gund Gallery museum, where she displayed her zines and letters alongside Axis Mundo, the first historical examination of queer Chicanx artists. She is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Equity Fellowship and Mass MoCA’s Assets for Artists grant. Her chapbook, How to be the worst laziest fattest most incontinent piece-of-shit in the world EVER, is being published by Bateau Press this summer.