11 Amazing Young Queer Artists You Should Know

Meet the recipients of the 2013-2014 fellowships from Queer/Art/Mentorship, the multidisciplinary, intergenerational arts program that pairs emerging and established queer artists in New York City.


  UPDATED: November 04 2013 4:36 PM ET

Xeňa Stanislavovna Semjonová

Xeňa Stanislavovna Semjonová is a poet, artist, and translator originally from Slovakia, now living in New York. Semjonová  has performed in venues such as the Poetry Project, Dixon Place, Interstate Projects, Bowery Poetry Club, Michelle Tea’s RADAR, Panpoly Performance Laboratory, SPECTRUM NYC, Strange Maine, the Lynn Redgrave Theater, Page 22 Poetry Parlor, Happy Endings, GRRRLS on FILM, the Leslie-Lohman Museum, and many others. She is a Poets House 2013 Fellow and is the editor of What Now, an audio anthology of poetry. Her project SHE is upcoming as both a book and a performance in 2014.

Semjonová will be working on writings focused on trans voice and experience with her mentor, performance artist and musician Geo Wyeth.

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