Far Away and Not the Same

Far Away and Not the Same, 2020

Through the work, the artist revisits childhood activities involving craft and play. The title of the work and text created responds to the experience of revisiting these materials and processes and ultimately subverts the idea of childhood innocence.

Grace Yap is an emerging multidisciplinary artist based in Meanjin (Brisbane). Through her practice, Grace engages with concepts such as identity, memory and nostalgia and has been focused on expressing the intangible through physical forms and manifestations. Grace considers her practice a biographical exploration of her life thus far, with emphasis placed on navigating the grey area between childhood and adulthood.

She can be found on Instagram at codenamegrace and studiogracee.