Yan works predominately with stoneware clay. She draws on emotions and memories when she creates her works. She believes memories connect people and hopes through her works, they can rekindle our fondest memories and experiences. She’s intrigued by the alchemy of ceramics and its seemingly bottomless well of knowledge.
Hence her ideas and presentation of works evolve with her experiences working with different materials and treatments.
The following encapsulates the recent projects and the inspirations behind her clay creations.