Justin Vivian Bond
Artist Description"My friend Billy's father once said you could tell the depth of a persons tragedy by the amount of distance between how they see themselves and how they're seen by others. As an American and as a transperson I find this hypothesis to be really interesting." -Justin Vivian Bond
In Mx America transdisciplinary artist Justin Vivian Bond explores "ways of seeing and being seen" as a patriot, a gender non-conformist and a cabaret artist. This brand new production incorporates video, spoken word, and original songs from V's critically acclaimed records Dendrophile and Silver Wells, plus a few cheap jokes V bought off a drunk queen in San Francisco. As the singular finalist in this pageant Mx Bond expects to be judged in such categories as presentation, economic status, mental health, family values, and talent all while creating an elegantly formidable evening of beauty and delight.