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Poets House Presents: Heid E. Erdrich
Oct 9, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Prolific Poet and interdisciplinary artist Heid E. Erdrich reads from Little Big Bully (Penguin, forthcoming 2020), from Minneapolis, MN.
Heid E. Erdrich is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain. She is an author of eight books of poetry and prose and is an interdisciplinary artist. Her poemeos (poem films and videos) created in collaboration with Elizabeth Day, Jonathan Thunder and Trevino Brings Plenty, have won Best of Show and Best of Fest awards. Heid has curated dozens of art exhibits focused on Native American artists. In 2016, she was a contributing artist to the Creative City Challenge award-winning public art project Wolf and Moose by Christopher Lutter-Gardella. Heid has collaborated with Rosy Simas Danse since 2016, and she has contributed to works choreographed by Ananya Dance, Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theater, and others. Heid has written plays produced by Pangea World theater. She performs her poetry across the country, sometimes collaborating with musicians, visual artists, and dancers. Her first exhibit as a featured artist was Skew Lines, May 2019, created in a dual residency with Rosy Simas for SooVac gallery in Minneapolis.