Mx. Justin Vivian Bond

Photo by David Kimelman

Mx Justin Vivian Bond is a trans-genre artist who lives in New York’s East Village with a cat named Pearl and lots of shoes and books who travels around the world sharing musical evenings of poetry, jazz, and notions with all kinds of beautiful weirdos.

Broadway and Off-Broadway: Kiki and Herb: Alive On Broadway (Tony nomination), Bertolt Brecht’s A Man’s a Man, Classic Stage Company, Kiki and Herb: Coup de Théâtre, Cherry Lane Theater; Kiki and Herb: Jesus Wept (Obie, Bessie Awards); Jukebox Jackie: Snatches of Jackie Curtis La Mama, Etc.; Re:Galli Blonde The Kitchen; Lustre: A Midwinter TransFest, Hidden: A Gender P.S. 122. Film: Sunset Stories, Shortbus, Imaginary Heroes, Fanci’s Persuasion.Author: TANGO: My Childhood, Backwards, And In High Heels (Lambda Literary Award) Feminist Press, Susie Says… Powerhouse Books. Visual Art: (solo) The Fall of the House of Whimsy Participant, Inc. (group) VW Veneklausen/Werner (Berlin), Daniel Cooney (New York). Cds: Dendrophile, Silver Wells Whimsy Music, Kiki and Herb Will Die For You: Live At Carnegie Hall, Do You Hear What We Hear? People Die. Mx Bond is the recipient of The Ethyl Eichelberger Award, The Peter Reed Foundation Grant, and The Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award for Performance Art/Theater.