I am Unity: Christo Johnson / Yarrow

The artist Christo Johnson / Yarrow sits on the front stoop of a brownstone building, leaning forward and gazing down at a coffee mug held with both hands. They are wearing an all-black ensemble, from fitted cap to graphic t-shirt, to jeans. Their arms are decorated with tattoos.

Unity at the Initiative: a multi-site visual exhibition and at-home experience centering art by and for Queer and Trans Artists of Color. I am:_____ is a blog series to get to know our partners.



Finish this sentence with a word or two: I am a:_______

slow but determined empathic creative creature

What's the most half-baked hobby you took on since the COVID-19 shutdown?

learning to rap/making hip-hop

What are you binge-watching?

Six Feet Under


What's the last thing that made you laugh out loud?

my freak of a kitten, Sully

If you were to create a signature skate move, what would the move involve/look like?

It probably would involve a handstand?