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Justin Vivian Bond

Mx Justin Vivian Bond

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Mx Justin Vivian Bond is a trans-genre artist living in New York City. As a performer, both on and Off-Broadway, Mx Bond has received numerous accolades winning an Obie (2001), a Bessie (2004), a Tony nomination (2007), the Ethyl Eichelberger Award (2007), The Peter Reed Foundation Grant, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant for Artists. V authored the Lambda Literary Award winning memoir TANGO: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels (The Feminist Press, 2011). Films include John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus (2006), Sunset Stories (2012), Imaginary Heroes (2004), Fanci’s Persuasion (1995) and Can You Ever Forgive Me (2017). Broadway; Kiki & Herb Live On Broadway (2006), Tales of the City A Concert (2017). Television; Difficult People (2017), High Maintenance (2016), The Get Down (2017). Solo exhibitions of JVB’s watercolors, sculptural installations and live art have been presented by Participant, Inc. (NYC, 2016, 2011), Vitrine (London, 2015), 2nd Floor Projects (SF, 2015) and Art Market Provincetown (2014). Albums include Kiki and Herb: Do You Hear What We Hear?, Kiki and Herb Will Die For You at Carnegie Hall, Dendrophile, and Silver Wells.


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