Exhibits

Jiro Ghianni (Rotterdam, 5 Mei, 1975) is een Nederlandse queer en transgender beeldend kunstenaar en activist.

Jiro’s exhibitions, publications, activism and media appearences

This page is an attempt to gather all of the art CV relevancy of anything I have ever done. It’s a lot. The goal here is to not just be a summary but to also provide verifiable links to my work.

Jiro’s art, writings and interviews

Book
(2021)
Comic book around Eurovision Song contest
Uitgeverij Personalia webshop
Libris NL webshop
StripsNU webshop
Stripmaker des Vaderlands
NRC Handelsblad artikel (paywall)
Automatic (wrong) translations: this one and https://www.ruetir.com/2021/05/15/eurovision-song-contest-in-a-comic-cloud/

Animation/Trailer
(2020)
made the trailer for Amsterdam Trans Pride television, trans items on SALTO tv.

Exhibition
(2019)
As commissioned by the Amsterdam Museum Jiro was asked to do a solo project: an intervention into the museum space with daily queer zines.
Also by giving a tour: https://www.cocamsterdam.nl/coc-amsterdam-eo/maandelijks-lgbtiq-rondleiding-en-queer-history-talk-in-het-amsterdam-museum

Exhibition/
Publication

Queer art brunch – a joint discussion and one time magazine.

Interview
(2019)
Radio interview on MVS/SALTO with Robert Weijers

Bookfair
(2019)
Anarchist Bookfair Amsterdam
as part of anarchist zine makers

Exhibition
(2019)
at Kriterion Cinema
for TranScreen filmfestival, together with Lae Schäfer and Marijn Kuiper

Animation/Trailer
(2019)
made the trailer for TranScreen film festival + Kriterion screening versions for the big screen

Exhibition
(2019)
Exhibit of multiple illustrations and comic works in De Dokhuis Gallery, Amsterdam.

Solo exhibition
(2018)
Solo exhibit of multiple illustrations and comic works in the Peper OT301 gallery.

Solo exhibition
(2018)
As part of the Qtopia Queer Arts festival Nijmegen, a first solo exhibit of video-works as wel as massive photography in De Klinker.
Discussion panel at Qtopia.

Interview
(2018)
Anonymous interview about sex through the internet, with Pablo Cabenda (paywall)
sparked a Twitter storm.

Online publication
(2018)
as part of the comics journalism platform Drawing the Times the Sex & Gender special

Exhibition/Presentation
(2015)
panelist at Queers & Comics New York
article in comics journal
Queers & Comics Tumblr

Illustration
(2015)
Comics published in KNIK magazine

Exhibition
(2015)
The F-Word feminist exhibit
‘Drawing out of the box’

Exhibition
(2014)
Queer art Nijmegen
General article
Artist’s bio’s

Lecture/Discussion
(2014)
Trans at KLIK! animation film festival

Film Festival
(2013)
2nd TranScreen film festival
Television interview with MVS
PR interview with Continuum

Activism
(2013)
GroenLinks manifest

Lecture/Discussion
(2013)
Presentation at DIEP festival Utrecht
Article in Magazine

Interview
Very awful item on national television “Bijzonder: transgender voelt zich geen hij of zij” in the program ‘Hart van Nederland’ by Floortje van de Vlist

Activism
(2013)
Putin a rainbow
Tumblr project and petition against Russian homophobia

Illustration
Comic for national brochure
(2013)
archived document online
Rutgers news page
Sense info voor transgender jongeren

Performance
(2013)
Jiro will be performing at Queer Smear at the ACU in Utrecht on march 23rd.

Performance
(2013)
Jiro performed at the Køpi in Berlin on Queer take-over night, february 21st.

Performance
(2012)
Jiro performed at the SO36 for the Wigstöckel festival in Berlin, more about them in German.

Film Festival
(2011)
1st TranScreen film festival
PR interview with Lover Magazine
second PR interview

Publication/Research
(2010)
contributed in my work as a research assistent for Movisie and gave the title to this city oral-history project.

Exhibition
(2010)
kunst route Leiden
COC PR article with my old pseudonym
For queering the archives, one does(n’t) need art space

Comic
(2010)
The launch of De Boezems/The Bosoms
long time trans/queer webcomic
article in magazine

Activism
(2009 & 2010)
article for WE CAN
comic for WE CAN end all violence against women

Activism
petition and court case against the closing of the Rotterdam transgender support group: “Petitie tegen opheffing Werkgroep Transseksualiteit Humanitas“. See all of their media coverage here.

Book (contributor)
(2008)
Mathieu Hemelaar
Seksualiteit, intimiteit en hulpverlening

Activism
(2006)
Nederlands Sociaal Forum 19/20/21 mei, workshop/discussion “Seksualiteit en gendervrijheid: plaats genoeg op deze wereld!” with Peter Drucker, Samia Amrani & Joli(e) Ghianni; Grenzeloos/SAP, Stichting Yoesuf & Noodles.

Exhibition
(2004)
Forbidden Fruits of Civil Society i.s.m. het Festival Helder Gekaapt in Den Helder.

Video screening
(2004)
in Paradiso, Amsterdam, as part of the Lovedance dance event, my video was projected on the big screen as a VJ backdrop.

Activism
(2004)
Indymedia article about the Europees Creatief Forum.

Film festival
(2003)
‘Zap’ VideoFestival, where the audience decides how long each film may play: “…De BONTEVIDEO AVOND is Extrapool’s film/video gebeurtenis

Exhibition
(2003) Exhibition @ the Kruittoren Kronenburgpark, Nijmegen, NL, “Vrouw in beeld”/”Woman in Focus”, Lesbisch Archief Nijmegen,
6th of may 2003 – 25th of may 2003

Exhibition
(2003)
in Museum het Schielandshuis, ‘het geluk van de huisvrouw’, self animated/directed film + voice over by Magdeleen van Eersel.
Atria archief (onderin).

Duo Exhibition
(2000)
at the SIGN gallery in Groningen, exhibiting multiple interactive electronic works.

Exhibition
(2000)
Eindexamen expo @ De Kunsthal, Rotterdam. Met interactieve ‘Bisexual Buttonbody VJ/DJ Gender Bender installation’

Film Screening
(2000)
Mobius Gallery @Boston, USA.
A film evening with multiple ‘Massachusetts College of Arts’ students’ films including my animation ‘Miss Guide’.

Film Screening
(2000)
Coolidge Corner Theatre @Boston, USA.
A film evening with multiple Massart student films including my animation ‘The Nerve of You’.

Exhibition
(2000)
The Electronic Art Fair @ MIT, Boston.
With 1st version of my interactive ‘Bisexual Buttonbody VJ/DJ Gender Bender installation’ as part of my studies in the Studio of Interrelated Media.

Film Screening
(1998)
my student animation film “A Cat cannot fall in Love with a Raccoon” was accepted into PlanetOut.com’s PopcornQ queer movie database, and later on might have been archived on Wolfeondemand.com, but this is unsure.

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