— Justin Vivian Bond, Christmas Spells, 2010.
In December 2010, Bond opened a new show at the Abrons Arts Center, New York City, entitled simply Justin Bond: Christmas Spells. Based upon a short story that had been written by Bond’s friend, the novelist Kate Bornstein, Dixie Belle: The Further Adventures of Huckleberry Finn “imagines Huck Finn as a tranny hooker in a brothel in New Orleans after the Civil War. It’s written as a letter Huck writes on Christmas Eve to Tom Sawyer to catch him up. [wikipedia]