About Current Residents

Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán

Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán is a multimedia artist, activist/organizer, critic and educator. A Tulsa Artist Fellow and National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, he is author of the poetry/photography collections, Archipiélagos; Antes y después del Bronx: Lenapehoking; and South Bronx Breathing Lessons. Bodhrán is editor of the international queer Indigenous issue of Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought; and co-editor of the Native dance/movement/performance issue of Movement Research Performance Journal. His visual art is exhibited in New York, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma. His videos have been shared in the U.S. and Australia. He continually works with Indigenous, womanist and queer/trans communities of color to create compelling multimedia dance works. He organized an international womanist/queer/trans Indigenous roundtable dialogue on issues of water for Hawai'i Review. Co-founder of the world's first transgender film festival, he organized the first transgender people of color panel at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair; and the world's first transgender Arab roundtable dialogue for Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary & Art Journal. He has received scholarships/fellowships from CantoMundo, Macondo, Radius of Arab American Writers, Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation and Lambda Literary.

Photo Credit:

Melissa Lukenbaugh & Tulsa Artist Fellowship