Gale Memorial Lecture series SPECIAL PERFORMANCE tomorrow, Tuesday, October 19th at 4 pm by Demian DinéYazhi’ in CTR ART 2018. Demian’s performance is co-sponsored by The Institute for American Indian
Gale Memorial Lecture series SPECIAL PERFORMANCE tomorrow, Tuesday, October 19th at 4 pm by Demian DinéYazhi’ in CTR ART 2018.
Demian DinéYazhi ́ (born 1983) is a Portland-based Diné transdisciplinary artist, poet, and curator born to the clans Naasht’ézhí Tábaahá (Zuni Clan Water’s Edge) and Tódích’íí’nii (Bitter Water). Their practice is a regurgitation of purported Decolonial praxis informed by the overaccumulative and exploitative nature of hetero cisgender supremacist normativity. They are a survivor of attempted European genocide, forced assimilation, colonial manipulation, sexual & gender violence, capitalist sabotage, and hypermarginalization in a colonized country that refuses to center its politics and philosophies around the Indigenous Peoples whose Land it wrongfully occupies and refuses to give back. They live and work in a post-post-apocalyptic world unafraid to fail. @heterogeneoushomosexual
(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Center for the Arts Rm 2018