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||MCA to showcase Justin Vivian Bond on Oct. 30
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On Saturday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m., The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., will present "Music Talk: Justin Vivian Bond and Jim Hodges," featuring singer-songwriter, author, painter, performance artist and actor Mx. Justin Vivian Bond with her longtime friend/collaborator, visual artist Jim Hodges.
Co-produced with The Kitchen at Queenslab, this program is the next iteration of the MCA Music Talk series, which pairs musicians with artists, activists and writers for a presentation that features performances interspersed with conversations that go beyond the music.
Bond has been at the forefront of trans visibility and activism since the early 1990s, and has been described as "the best cabaret artist of their generation." Hodges is known for his mixed-media sculptures and collages that involve delicate artificial flowers, mirrors, chains as spider webs, and cut-up jeans.
Both have shown their work at the MCA, but in this livestream event they come together in Hodges's studio in Queens, and with Bond's band in the background, to reflect on their artistic processes, their entwined journey through the art world and their dreams for how to reshape its future.
For tickets and more information, visit mcachicago.org/Calendar/2021/03/Music-Talk-Justin-Vivian-Bond-And-Jim-Hodges.
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