Justin Vivian Bond

Mx. Justin Vivian Bond is a writer, singer, painter, performance artist, and activist. This year Powerhouse Books published Susie Says, a collaboration between Bond and Gina Garan. In addition to the release of Dendrophile and the publication of Tango, 2011 included Justin Vivian’s art exhibition The Fall of the House of Whimsy, presented at Participant Inc. in New York City. Mx Bond was nominated for a Tony Award for Kiki and Herb Alive On Broadway in 2007. Other notable endeavors include originating the role of Herculine Barbin in Kate Bornstein’s groundbreaking play Hidden: A Gender, touring with the performance troupe The Big Art Group and appearing in John Cameron Mitchell’s film Shortbus. For more information, please visit v’s blog, Justin Vivian Bond is Living! at www.justinbond.com