Back to Top

SOLASTALGIA: a queer eco-feminist poetry tour

May 6, 2016

Justseeds member Jess X. Chen, and Diné artist Demian Dineyazhi, are going on an eco-feminist poetry tour across America between May 5-May 17th 2016! Stops include: Los Angeles, Tucson, Gallup, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Oklahoma City, St. Louis, Chicago, Pittsburgh and NYC! Catch them at a show along the way. They will be sharing poems and selling migrant & indigenous prints and merch.

SOLASTALGIA: (n.) The pain experienced when the place where one resides or one loves is under immediate assault.
SOLASTALGIA: a queer eco-feminist poetry tour featuring the transdisciplinary works and performances of Chinese-American migrant artist Jess X. Chen and Indigenous Diné artist Demian DinéYazhi founder of RISE: Radical Indigenous Survivance & Empowerment. Their work is a reclamation of inherited lands, ancestors, and cultures lost to post-apocalyptic colonial violence. Through poetry they create indigenous and immigrant futures in the time of our current ecological collapse.  Join us for an evening of time travel, queerness, love, trauma, fantasy, and survivance.

Read our interview in the Alibi here.

contact jess@jessxchen.com for booking a future show or more information.

TOUR DATES & SHOWS

May 6th – Tucson, AZ
7PM: Story Land Tucson
https://www.facebook.com/events/650460931775429/
May 7th – Gallup, NM
7PM: Gallup Coffee Company
https://www.facebook.com/events/913856982045533/
May 8th – Santa Fe, NM
2PM – Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)
https://www.facebook.com/events/240204739675665/
May 9th – Albuquerque, NM
7PM: The Tannex, w/ DISCOTAYS
(https://www.facebook.com/events/1708098209407390/)
May 10th-11th – ?
May 12th – St. Louis, MI
7:30PM: Westminster Press, w/ Joss Barton
https://www.facebook.com/events/1848090912088341/
May 13th – Chicago, IL
6:30PM: City Lit Books, with Emily Yoon and TBA
(https://www.facebook.com/events/465147383675786/)
May 14th – Pittsburgh, PA
(https://www.facebook.com/events/972978789484254/)
May 15th – Peekskill, NY
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
Visions From The Inside Opening
May 17th – New York City
7:30pm at the Asian American Writers Workshop with Sonia Guinansaca and Kay Ulanday Barrett and more
(https://www.facebook.com/events/509536539240950/)

AnarchismCulture & MediaEducationEnvironment & ClimateFeminisms & GenderIndigenous ResistanceMigrationQueer LiberationRacial JusticeSocial Movements

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Posts by Jess X Snow

Survivor Love Letter Mural

Survivor Love Letter Mural

June 18, 2018

Last month justseeds artist, Jess X. Snow, and friends Layqa Nuna Yawar and Tani Ikeda created  “A Monument for Survival”–a mural installation for @werise_la  for the movement Survivor Love Letter. #Survivorloveletter…

More By Jess X Snow