Columbus College of Art & Design

Mx Justin Vivian Bond

Mx Justin Vivian Bond
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 | 8 p.m.
Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St., Columbus, OH)

Public tickets start at $25. To purchase, please go to Ticketmaster.
*A free ticket is available in advance with a current CCAD ID, RSVP here.

“A gender-bending, truth-telling illusionist. The best cabaret artist of [their] generation.”
— Hilton Als, The New Yorker

Beeler Gallery presents a concert by the Tony-nominated Mx Justin Vivian Bond at the historic Southern Theatre. Mx Justin Vivian Bond is a trans-genre artist living in New York City. They are the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning memoir TANGO: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels, and their 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. Their sculptural installations and live art have been presented by the New Museum, New York, as part of the exhibition titled Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon (2017).

They are invited by the queer art collective fierce pussy, whose work is on view in arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified at Beeler Gallery.

Co-sponsored by Stonewall Columbus
Media sponsor: Prizm

Season One: arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified is co-sponsored by Stonewall Columbus, and Denison University’s Studio Art, Queer Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies Programs, English, and Narrative Journalism Departments.

ALSO
A conversation between Mx Justin Vivian Bond and Joy Episalla will take place in the Columbus College of Art & Design Canzani Center auditorium on Fri. Nov. 16, 2018 at 2 p.m.

FURTHER READING
Interview of Mx Justin Vivian Bond by Joy Episalla, BOMB magazine #132 (2015) can be viewed here.
“Life is a Cabaret”, Hilton Als, The New Yorker can be viewed here.


photo: Mike and Claire