Demian DinéYazhi’: An Infected Sunset

In conjunction with the exhibition Between the Waters, Demian DinéYazhi’ (Diné) reads selections from his 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-What-You-Wish Fridays. Please RSVP.

[Image credit: Demian DinéYazhi´ with Ginger Dunnill, still from BURYING WHITE SUPREMACY, 2018. Digital video, color, sound; 4:01 min. Collection of the artists]

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