James Yates

James Yates has a background in the visual and performing arts encompassing a range of media, including performance art, site-specific sculpture, improvisational theatre, and interactive, multi-media installations. He is currently leading workshops for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts throughout Virginia. He is the curator of the annual event Let There Be Light. A primary aim of his work is to re-enchant our experience of the world.

You’ve Got the Whole World in Your Hands (2014)




We (2013)

Spectators must join together to see projected messages that appear “on their person” inviting them to take actions invoking a sense of “we.”

What is this? (2012)

The Art of Unknowing (2009)


If Not Now, When? (2008)