Paola Paz Yee (1978, México) is a multidisciplinary visual artist focused on performance art, photography,and social art. Her studies are in fine arts and photography. She was a scholarship recipient of the Mexico-Indonesian Cultural Exchange Program, Darmasiswa RI, the small-scale sculpture rescue program of the state of Veracruz, and Centropolis Entertainment to carry out extracurricular studies abroad.
Her work addresses issues such as identity, gender violence, and questions about production and time.Through her art, Yee determines a political position in her own context as a Latin American woman. In recent years, she has worked with her project, PAS, through collective murals and activation of vulnerable communities, naming herself an action device.
Yee´s works have been exhibited in institutions such as the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), Museum of Contemporary Art in Panama (MAC), Manggha Japanese Museum of Art and Technology, Ex Teresa Museum, Museum of the Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca (MACO), Chancery Museum, Contemporary Art Gallery of Xalapa, Haus Der Kunst Gallery Contemporary Art Bridge, MMG Gallery, Nation Gallery of Venezuela, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales (OPC), and The National Art Center in Mexico.
She has exhibited in Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Argentina, the United States, Poland, Germany,Ireland, Spain, France, England, Slovakia, Vienna, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Beijing, Thailand,China, Hong Kong, and Kunming.
Yee´s work has been published in various magazines, catalogs, and books of contemporary art.
Her works are in private collections including the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA) in Mexico City and the Haus Der Kunst Gallery Contemporary Art Bridge in Puerto Vallarta.