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Decolonization Rider

Emily Johnson + Mylène Guay +
Léuli Eshrāghi

What actions are needed to take part in a decolonization process? Surrounded by local allies, Yup’ik artist Emily Johnson shares her “Decolonization Rider”—a visionary tool for artists, cultural workers and institutions alike, and a genuine commitment to a more equitable, justice-oriented world.

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Emily Johnson (Lenapehoking/New York) Catalyst

Emily Johnson is an artist who makes body-based work. She is a land and water protector and an organizer for justice, sovereignty and well-being.

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Mylène Guay (Tio’tià:ke/Mooniyang)

Based in Tio’tià:ke/Mooniyang, Mylène Guay is a curator, author, and Indigenous arts cultural consultant.

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Léuli Eshrāghi (Montreal)

Léuli Eshrāghi, b. 1986 in Yuwi Country, belongs to the Seumanutafa and Tautua clans of the Sāmoan archipelago, and lives and works in Tiohtià:ke / Mooniyaang / Montreal.

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