Crafting Selfhood

On View: May 1-23, 2024

3.1 Phillip Lim
48 Great Jones St.
New York, NY 10012

CRAFTING SELFHOOD celebrates thirteen female AAPI artists who integrate heritage, identity, and, oftentimes, sly humor in ceramics, textiles and sculptural objects.

Featured Artists: Janny Baek, Julia Chiang, Cecile Chong, Phaan Howng, Lena Imamura, Sonya Yong James, Myung Jin Kim, Antonia Kuo, Eunji Jun and Halin Lee, Eny Lee Parker, Linda Sormin, Steffany Trần

Photography by Angela Hau

Janny Baek, Sonya Yong James, Eny Lee Parker

Eunjii Jun and Halin Lee

Linda Sormin

Janny Baek

The exhibition is inspired by Phillip Lim’s reimagination of a cherished bracelet into a distinguishing hardware that embellishes a new family of leather bags known as the ID Collection. These artists celebrate the elasticity of craft and its connection to building community.

Above: Phaan Howng

Above: Janny Baek, Sonya Yong James

In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month and NYCxDesign, CRAFTING SELFHOOD is organized by Karen Wong and Lora Appleton, and presented in partnership with:

Meta Prosper is dedicated to championing Asian and Pacific Islander voices and businesses.

Antonia Kuo, Julia Chiang

Lena Imamura

Antonia Kuo, Lena Imamura

Sonya Yong James