XEMIYULU TAPEPECHUL

Founding Artistic Director/ Fundadora Directora Artistica

Xemi (she/her/ella) is ne Siwayul, a Nawat Two-Spirit Trans Womxn, from Kuskatan. She has written and directed various Nelwat Ishakamewe productions, as well as designed and acted in various dc theatre productions. Xemi (ella) es ne Siwayul, una Dos-Espiritus de Kuskatan, la tierra conocida internacionalmente como El Salvador. Ella ha escribido y dirigido varias producciones de Nelwat Ishkamewe, y tambien a desinado y actuado en varias obras teatrales de DC.

Founding Artistic Director/

Fundadora Directora Artistica 

Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul is a heart of a Womxn, a Two-Spirit from Kuskatan, the land known internationally as El Salvador. She is the Artistic Director of Nelwat Ishkamewe, and the Director of Art & Culture of Trans-Latinx DMV. Xemi has had her plays produced in various festivals, as well as with Nelwat Ishkamewe. She has published 4 works of literature: Metzali: Siwayul Shitajkwilu, My Woman Card is anti-Native, & other Two-Spirit Truths (2019 Lambda Literary Award Nominee for Bisexual Poetry), The Cosmic Twins, and Siwayul (Heart of a Womxn). Her work can also be in various publications, including: La Horcha Zine’s Primeavera Issue, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought’s Our Stories, Our Breath, Our Stage: The Native Playwright Issue, OutWrite LGBT Book Festival’s 2018 Festival Journal, Cultural Survival, the Washington Blade, and others. Xemi is a #DovePartner who worked on Project #ShowUs, an international beauty campaign by Girlgaze, Dove, and Getty Images. Find more about Xemi on Patreon/Facebook (XemiDaTwoSpirit), or Twitter/Instagram (@XemiNeSiwayul). www.xemiyulu.com

 

Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul, una corazón de una Mujer, una Dos-Espiritus de Kuskatan, la tierra conocida internacionalmente como El Salvador. Es la Directora Artística de Nelwat Ishkamewe y la Directora de Arte y Cultura de Trans-Latinx DMV. Xemi ha tenido sus obras producidas en varios festivales, así como con Nelwat Ishkamewe. Ha publicado 4 obras de literatura: Metzali: Siwayul Shitajkwilu, My Woman Card is Anti-Native & Other Two-Spirit Truths (Nominada por el Premio Lambda Literary en la categoría de Poesía Bisexual 2019), The Twin Cosmic, and Siwayul (Heart of a Womxn). Su trabajo también se puede encontrar en varias publicaciones, entre ellas: La Horcha Zine- Primeavera Issue, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought’s Our Stories, Our Breath, Our Stage: The Native Playwright Issue, OutWrite LGBT Book Festival- 2018 Festival Journal, Cultural Survival, the Washington Blade,  y otros. Xemi es una #DovePartner que trabajó en Project #ShowUs, una campaña internacional de belleza, de Girlgaze, Dove y Getty Images. Encuentren más sobre Xemi en Patreon / Facebook (XemiDaTwoSpirit), o Twitter / Instagram (@XemiNeSiwayul). www.xemiyulu.com

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