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Mx Justin Vivian Bond, photo courtesy Justin Vivian Bond

Mx Justin Vivian Bond, photo courtesy of Justin Vivian Bond

The brilliant and iconic artist Justin Vivian Bond – writer, singer, painter, performer artist and actor who wrote “TANGO: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels” (Feminist Press Editions), awarded with the Lambda Literary Prize and “Susie Says”, a collaboration with Gina Garan (Powerhouse books), released V’s debut CD “Dendrophile”” in 2011 and “Silver Wells” in 2012, featured in the exhibition “The Fall of the House of Whimsy” at the New York Partecipant Inc. as well as on the stage in many productions like the one with The Big Art Group and appeared in John Cameron Mitchell’s film “Shortbus” – will feature on 10th June 2014 in New York at Le Poisson Rouge along with other artists to celebrate 20 years in New York. A not to be missed happening to enjoy a vibrant artist.

 

MX JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND CELEBRA A LE POISSON ROUGE 20 ANNI A NEW YORK: FELICE TRANSANNIVERSARIO!

Justin Vivian Bond

Justin Vivian Bond

Il brillante e iconico artista Justin Vivian Bond – scrittore, cantante, pittore, performer artist e attore che ha scritto “TANGO: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels” (Feminist Press Editions), insignito del Premio Letterario Lambda e “Susie Says”, una collaborazione con Gina Garan (Powerhouse books), ha pubblicato il suo CD di debutto “Dendrophile”” nel 2011 e “Silver Wells” nel 2012, è stato protagonista della mostra “The Fall of the House of Whimsy” presso la Partecipant Inc. di New York come anche sul palcoscenico in molteplici produzioni quali quella con The Big Art Group ed è apparso nella pellicola di John Cameron Mitchell “Shortbus” – sarà protagonista il 10 giugno 2014 a New York presso Le Poisson Rouge unitamente ad altri artisti per celebrare 20 anni a New York. Un evento imperdibile per apprezzare una vibrante artista.

 

www.justinbond.com

 

Vaginal Davis

Camp/Anti-Camp: Vaginal Davis is speaking from the diaphragm”, event which will be held on 30th November and 1st December 2012 in Frankfurt Am Main at the Saal, curated by the queer culture experts Marc Siegel and Susanne Sachssse, featuring the legendary queer-core performer and visual artist Vaginal Davis (of whose artworks were recently showcased in a solo exhibition at the New York Participant Inc. Gallery running until 4th December 2012) who will explore the theme of camp – that influenced greatly art, aesthetics, consumer-capitalism and gender identity – through performances and films, academic and artistic presentations in order to question its ability to explain the diversity of underrated cultural practices. A not to be missed happening to discover and enjoy the queer culture and a vibrant artist.

CAMP/ANTI-CAMP: VAGINAL DAVIS IS SPEAKING FROM THE DIAPHRAGM AL SAAL

Camp/Anti-Camp: Vaginal Davis is speaking from the diaphragm”, evento che si terrà il 30th novembre e l’ 1 dicembre 2012 a Francoforte sul Meno presso il Saal, curato dagli esperti di cultura queer Marc Siegel e Susanne Sachsse di cui sarà protagonista la leggendaria performer queer-core e artista Vaginal Davis (le cui opere sono state recentemente esposte in una personale presso la Participant Inc. Gallery di New York che prosegue fino al 4 dicembre 2012) che esplorerà il tema del camp – che ha influenzato in misura rilevante l’ arte, l’estetica, il consumismo capitalistico e l’ identità di genere – attraverso performance e film, dissertazioni accademiche e artistiche al fine di mettere in discussione la sua idoneità a spiegare la diversità di pratiche culturali sottovalutate. Un evento imperdibile per scoprire la cultura queer e una vibrante artista.

Blue by Vaginal Davis

Corporations are not very attractive as people by Vaginal Davis

Dismantle the social structure of patriarchy by Vaginal Davis

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Justin Vivian Bond, photo by Kevin Tachman

It has recently opened “Mx Justin Vivian Bond and the fall of the House of Whimsy”, the first solo exhibition of the eclectic, iconic and genius artist Justin Vivian Bond in New York at Participant Inc, following until 18th December 2011, featuring the paintings, photographs and installations, embodying element’s of artist’s former Second Avenue loft that soon to be demolished – a piano, record player, couch and other personal effects – creating an intimate context for the delicacy of pencil and watercolors portraits of friends along the smashing self-portraits the artist made. Here it will be also showcased photographs of the loft, successful chance to discover and enjoy the house of Whimsy, making a suggestive journey through the vibrant universe of an unique artist and marvelous individual.

“MX JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND AND THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF WHIMSY” ALLA PARTICIPANT INC. DI NEW YORK

The House of Whimsy, photo by Justin Vivian Bond

É stata recentemente inaugurata “Mx Justin Vivian Bond and the fall of the House of Whimsy”, la prima personale dell’eclettico, iconico e geniale artista Justin Vivian Bond a New York presso la Participant Inc. che proseguirà fino al 18dicembre 2011 di cui sono protagonisti i dipinti, le fotografie ed installazioni che incorporano elementi dell’attuale loft presto in demolizione – un pianoforte, giradischi, divano ed altri effetti personali -, creando un contesto intimo per la delicatezza dei ritratti a matita e acquerello unitamente agli autoritratti realizzati dall’artista. Ivi saranno esposte anche le fotografie del loft, felice occasione per scoprire ed apprezzare la House of Whimsy (che sta a significare la casa della bizzarria) e fare un viaggio suggestivo attraverso il vibrante universo di un artista unico e meravigliosa individualità.

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