Curated by Mx Justin Vivian Bond
Trans-genre artist Mx Justin Vivian Bond curates a series examining the idea of a world without binaries–across gender, politics, theology, sensory perception and race.
Richard Move and MoveOpolis!, kick off the festival with the world premiere of XXYY and a special performance celebrating the 20th anniversary of Martha@…
Mx’d Messages continues March 14-19 with a keynote conversation, lunch time reading series, an afternoon film program curated by Dirty Looks, Happy Hour panel discussions on trans-theology, afrofuturism, activism and social justice, caregiving and choral workshops, Prime Time genre bending performance events including the TEAM’s RoosevElvis (Re_MX’D), Mx Bond’s House of Whimsy and more, and ends with a queer punk rock dance party.
Live Ideas is an annual humanities festival of arts and ideas, exploring the ideas, controversies and thinking informing a different bodily-oriented theme each time out. Past festivals have included The Worlds of Oliver Sacks, James Baldwin, This Time!, SKY-Force and Wisdom in America Today, curated by Laurie Anderson, and MENA/Future-Cultural Transformations in the Middle East North Africa Region.