october, 2021

20oct4:00 pm5:30 pmFeaturedGale Memorial Lecture Series Special Performance

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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 Research, The Department. of Art and Art History, and Native American Studies
Demian will give a lecture Wednesday, October 20 at 4 pm in CTR ART 2018 as part of the annual Gale Memorial Lecture Series. 
About the artist: 
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

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

Center for the Arts Rm 2018

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