dana washington (b. 1985, Southern California) is a visual artist working in text and voice,
cinema, video installation, and photography. Through such mediums she examines social
and cultural concepts around Black identity, queerness, and the psychic-sublime through
an exploration of historical fiction and memory.
washington received a Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Long Beach
and is a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts candidate at the University of California, San Diego.
Select screenings, exhibitions, and publications: Black Radical Imagination, OUTFEST Fusion
LGBT People of Color Film Festival, BlackStar Film Festival, Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival,
Art + Practice, San Diego Art Institute, LA FilmForum. She has been published in the San Diego
Union-Tribune, Hyperallergic, Filmmaker Magazine, and has contributed portraits to Gal-Dem
Magazine, and L.A. RECORD Magazine.