Yas is interested in contemporary art that highlights queerness, gender, religion and culture.
They enjoys getting their hands dirty when it comes to their practice, using whatever materials are at hand. This has recently included wax, glue, dried fruits, wheat and cardboard.
Yas also maintains a photography practice and is a 2020 recipient of a GRAIN bursary and an artist in residence at Ort Gallery for the group show ‘Recipes for Resistance’ (2020).
They work four days a week and their salary is paid at Real Living Wage £14,820 p/a (£18,525 pro rata).