Demian DinéYazhi´


Demian DinéYazhi'(Diné) is a transdisciplinary artist who uses social interventions to interrupt colonial power structures. Their blog Heterogeneoushomosexual contemplates “Radical Indigenous Queer Feminist Art” and how a marginalized body navigates and resists assimilation. DinéYazhi’s practice includes curation, zine production, public interactions, as well as writing and poetry. DinéYazhi’ graduated with a BFA in Intermedia Arts from PNCA in 2014 and is the founder of Radical Indigenous Survivance & Empowerment (R.I.S.E.) an activist initiative for education and preservation of Indigenous art and culture. They grew up in Gallup, New Mexico, and is currently based in Portland, Oregon.