Yaz Lancaster
2020-21, 2021-22
Past Honorable Mention Mentor

Yaz Lancaster (they/them) is an interdisciplinary artist interested in practices aligned with relational aesthetics and the everyday, fragments and collage, and anti-oppression. They perform as a violinist, steel pannist, and vocalist in a wide variety of settings from DIY to orchestras, and they present work in many different mediums and collaborative projects. They’ve had the opportunity to work with friends/artists like Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, Apply Triangle, Hypercube, JACK Quartet, and Skiffle Steel Orchestra. Yaz holds degrees in violin performance and poetry from New York University. They love horror movies, chess, and bubble tea.