Culture Club Presents: Mx Justin Vivian Bond
Heralded as “the greatest cabaret artist of this generation” by the New Yorker, internationally renowned performer Mx Justin Vivian Bond made their Miami debut at the home of Serge and Ian Krawiecki Gazes on March 27, 2022, courtesy of ICA Miami’s Culture Club. Together with their long-time collaborator, David Sytkowski, Bond debuted a newly-commissioned performance featuring their long-running alter ego, Auntie Glam, delivering an unforgettable night of “glamour, resistance, and possibilities.”
Photos: Chris Carter.
About Mx Justin Vivian Bond
Justin Vivian Bond (b. 1963, Hagerstown, MD; pronouns: Mx/they/them) is a transgender singer-songwriter, author, painter, performance artist, and actor who has been at the forefront of Trans visibility and activism since the early 1990s.
A veteran of stage, screen, and “everything in between,” Mx Bond is a recipient of several prestigious performing arts awards, including Obie and Bessie Awards, a Tony Award nomination, an Ethyl Eichelberger Award, and grants from the Peter Reed Foundation, The Foundation for Contemporary Art, and Art Matters. Their visual art and installations have been shown in museums and galleries across the US and abroad. They have self-released several full-length recordings, most notably Dendrophile, and Silver Wells. As one half of the legendary punk cabaret duo Kiki & Herb they toured the world and released two albums, Do You Hear What We Hear? and Kiki and Herb Will Die For You at Carnegie Hall.
Bond received their MFA in Live Art from Central Saint Martins College, London, and has taught performance composition and Live Art Installation at NYU and Bard College. Mx Bond currently lives and works in New York and the Hudson Valley.