Yahn Nemirovsky is an artist and educator interested in the intersections of textile and paper media practices. In the Summer and Fall of 2019, they held the position of Education Assistant at the Textile Museum of Canada, facilitating bimonthly Textile Teach-Ins, animating the galleries, generating educational content for the Museum's contemporary exhibitions, and pursuing a research project for the development of Fibrespace, the Museum's interactive space. Prior to their position at the Museum, they facilitated a series of creative stitching workshops for the youth at Triangle Program--Canada's only 2SLGBTQ+ High School--as part of the Textile Museum of Canada's Community Voices initiative. Yahn remains involved as a member of the Textile Museum of Canada's accessibility committee.
Yahn's textile work has been exhibited as part of the Bi Arts Festival since its inception in 2017 at D-Beatstro, Beaver Hall Gallery, and Glory Hole Gallery, and is part of the upcoming group exhibition Emotional Objects at Xpace Cultural Centre opening in January 2020.
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