Yahn Nemirovsky is an artist, educator, and emerging administrative professional with experience in the cultural sector and training from OCAD University. In their artwork, they are interested in the intersections of textile and paper media practices. In the Summer through Winter 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 creative partnership program, Community Voices. Yahn remains involved as a member of the Textile Museum's accessibility group.
Yahn's work has been exhibited at Xpace Cultural Centre, the Artist Project, and as part of the Bi Arts Festival since its inception in 2017 at D-Beatstro, Beaver Hall Gallery, and Glory Hole Gallery.
Photo by Emerson Watson, 2020.