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Justin Vivian Bond’s Summer Solstice Benefit Performance
June 20 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mx Justin Vivian Bond is a trans-genre writer, singer, painter, and performance 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 film Shortbus (2006), Sunset Stories (2012), Imaginary Heroes (2004), and Fanci’s Persuasion (1995). Solo exhibitions of JVB’s watercolors, sculptural installations, and live art have been been presented by Participant, Inc. (NYC, 2011), Art Market Provincetown (2014), and Vitrine (London, 2015). V’s released 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.