Citizenship, Sights

See: Processions (UK)

This checks all boxes that make me happy: DIY flags. Processions. Participatory art. Empowering women, especially right now. Check, check, check!

Join us on 10th June for PROCESSIONS, a mass artwork celebrating 100 years of women voting, in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London.

On Sunday 10th June, women* (*those who identify as women or non-binary) and girls from across the UK will come together to create a vast participatory artwork taking place simultaneously for one day. PROCESSIONS will be a living portrait of UK women in the 21st century.

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Flags made by Helen De Main and participants at the Glasgow Women’s Library. // HT: Rosie O’Grady (@OGradyRosie) // What’s not to love about this? You’ve got Helen De Main’s gorgeous design sensibility [Helen was a contributing artist to my make things (happen) project in 2014] and with participants at the only accredited museum in the UK dedicated to women’s history.

Check out Processions’ Make Your Own Banner guides for extensive downloadable PDF toolkits and school resource kits.

My only wish is that I could be there in one of those four amazing cities this Sunday.


Coming soon: The Present Group #21

Studio view of work in progress for The Present Group's upcoming subscription art project.

Studio view of work in progress for The Present Group’s upcoming subscription art project.

I’m pleased as punch to be collaborating with The Present Group, an art subscription service in Oakland, CA. They invited me to create a multiple for Issue #21. I love making multiples and admire the work of many past Present Group artists, so of course I accepted.

We’re working on a project that involves banner motifs, screen printing, and holographic foils, to be released later this summer.

The Present Group
Issue #21
Summer 2012



6/1: Headlands’ Benefit Art Auction

Being an Affiliate Artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts (2007–2009) was of my formative art community experiences. I’m happy to help support their programming by donating a work to their forthcoming auction.

Christine Wong Yap, Banner #6, 2011, photograph printed in color laser on acetate, holographic gift bag, 12 x 9 in.

Christine Wong Yap, Banner #6, 2011, photograph printed in color laser on acetate, holographic gift bag, 12 x 9 in.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Headlands Center for the Arts’ 2011 Benefit Art Auction

Herbst International
Exhibition Hall in the Presidio
385 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129
5:30 pm Preview Reception
6:30 General Admission


chinese art centre’s contemporary art auction

Banner No. 3, 2010, color laser on acetate, gift bag, mat board, frame, 12 x 9 inches / 30 x 23 cm. Installation view at Sight School, Oakland, CA.

I am proud to donate one of my most recent works to support the organization that hosted me for my three-month, life-changing residency in Manchester, UK last year. Online bids will be accepted. Have a look!