Heavy Metal: Whiteness, Masculinity and The Reparations Framework with Xaviera Simmons
Artist Xaviera Simmons talks with music critic Brandon Stosuy and musicians Melissa Auf der Maur (Hole, The Smashing Pumpkins), M. Lamar, and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix (Liturgy) on how the metal genre has created and sustained mythologies of whiteness and masculinity, while its audience is markedly more complex.
Now on View: The Art of Taming Horses, by Christopher Myers
On View along Tahquitz Canyon Way between Sunrise Way and Civic Drive, Palm Springs.
Saturday April 17
Pop-In Studio: Kim Stringfellow
Join artist Kim Stringfellow for impromptu conversations about her Desert X project at her installation Jackrabbit Homestead in Palm Desert.
Desert X 2021 Exhibition
DX21 is now open to the public until May 16. The map is now available online or through the Desert X mobile app.
Download the Desert X App
The Desert X app is a simple and effective way to plan and route your way throughout the Desert X 2021 exhibition taking place in the Coachella Valley. Download the Desert X mobile app for iOS or Android.
Saturday with a Docent
Desert X docents are trained and ready to chat with you about the art and the artists.
Weekends are busy. Plan ahead.
To ensure social distancing, we suggest securing a free, timed ticket for your visit to two of the installations from Thursday to Sunday.
Order your DX21 Merchandise
Desert X 2021 limited edition items, DX21 merchandise and more is now available at Windmill City Super #1 Store in Palm Springs and online.
Acknowledgment of Native Land
We acknowledge the Cahuilla People as the original stewards of the land on which Desert X takes place. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work with the indigenous people in this place. We pay our respect to the Cahuilla People, past, present and emerging, who have been here since time immemorial.
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