Sonya Yong James: The Eye of a Needle

January 14 – March 19, 2022

Sonya Yong James uses thread and cloth as her medium, to examine the intersection of our shared cultural mythologies and female domesticity plus the roles that sexuality, memory and death play in the development of our personal relationships.

Sonya Yong James, "I KNOW A SONG OF THE COLORS WHERE I LIVE, DOES IT KNOW A SONG OF ME?," 2019 (detail), Hand-dyed wool felt, handspun yarn, hand-dyed yarn, silk, horsehair, cotton rope, paint, gourds, feathers, red headed parrot finch and mixed media. 144 x 50 x 12 inches. Courtesy of the artist.