Talks & Readings

Demian DinéYazhi': An Infected Sunset

FRI, Apr 20, 2018
7 pm

Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

In conjunction with the exhibition Between the Waters, Demian DinéYazhi’ (Diné) reads selections from their poem: An Infected Sunset. This long-form descriptive prose poem is a reflection on queer sex, survival, death politics, indigenous identity, environmental injustice, and the importance of honoring community.

The evening begins with a performance by Laura Ortman (White Mountain Apache).

Free with Museum admission during Pay-As-You-Wish Fridays. Please RSVP. This event will be livestreamed on YouTube.

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In-kind support is provided by Materials for the Arts | NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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