March is a journal of art & strategy.

Emilia Yang

Emilia Yang is an artist, organizer, researcher, and director of AMA y No Olvida, Museum of Memory Against Impunity from Nicaragua. Her research explores the role of memory, violence, emotions, performance, and participation in the political imagination. Her art practice utilizes expanded forms of digital media (XR, transmedia, web, interactive, films, archives, performance, games, and public interventions) for the creation of community-based feminist, anti-racist, and transformative justice projects and futures. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art and Design at the University of Michigan’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design, with a focus on Anti-Racism by Design.

Multidirectional Memories and Transnational Solidarities in Exile: AMA y No Olvida, Memory Museum Against Impunity

AMA y No Olvida (Love and Do Not Forget), Memory Museum Against Impunity was created in collaboration with the Mothers of April Association (Asociación Madres de Abril or AMA, which also translates to “love”), the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH), and the Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences, in search of truth, justice, and integral reparations that unites and represents mothers and relatives of the people assassinated by the state repression in Nicaragua since 2018.