Kwiigay iiwaans

Kwiigay iiwaans is a queer disabled multidisciplinary artist from the Haida, Squamish, and Musqueam nations. In their work they explore decolonial 2SQTIBIPOC futurisms through mediums of electronic music, illustration, formline design, hand poke tattoos, beadwork, weaving, public art/installations, and animation. They are a committed language learner in their ongoing studies of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim and Xaad kil, the Squamish and Haida languages, and have produced multiple radio shows\podcasts in the languages. They currently live and work near X̱epx̱ápay̓ay in Vancouver, BC.


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