Guardian of sleep

Zachery Longboy

2022, 11:19 minutes


Digital diary, dream collage, Indigenous storytelling, two-spirit, tribe built.
I had a dream that I was a baton-twirling aboriginal, First Nations, Two Spirit, native fag who follows a dream to lead a Parade out of the forest.

i ate and i ate and i ate


These are
Amongst the creatures
I still survive
Burdened by self
I make room for you
You make room for me

Here is my soul
Here is my breath
Here is my past %standing)beside#alongwith.
Here is my dream

“Guardian of Sleep " was made under the guidance and assistance of Viral Interventions which is a York City University research-creation project, lead by artists/researchers John Greyson & Sarah Flicker, with artists/mentors Alison Duke, Darien Taylor, Richard Fung. Over four years, VI will commission new short videos about HIV realities today by diverse artists

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