Tomorrow evening, faculty from UT-Austin’s new LGBTQ Studies Program will be hosting their inaugural event: an evening with acclaimed performer, writer, visual artist, and recording artist Justin Vivian Bond. Mx Bond will be in conversation with UT faculty Laura Gutierrez, Ann Cveckovitch, and Paul Soileu in the Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302 E) from 7 – 9 P.M.
From LGBTQ Studies: “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 Foundaton 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) and Fanci’s Persuasion (1995). Solo exhibitions of JVB’s watercolors, sculptural installations and live art have been presented by Participant, Inc. (NYC, 2011, 2016), Art Market Provincetown (2014), and Vitrine (London, 2015). 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. For further info: http://www.justinvivianbond.com/
Mx Bond will also be performing on Friday Sept 8 at the ND (502 Brushy Street). For further info: “Rebecca Havemeyer Presents: Justin Vivian Bond!” https://www.facebook.com/events/108635016478691/ ”
Hope to see you there!