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
Comic book around Eurovision Song contest
Uitgeverij Personalia webshop
Libris NL 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/
made the trailer for Amsterdam Trans Pride television, trans items on SALTO tv.
Radio interview on MVS/SALTO with Robert Weijers
Anarchist Bookfair Amsterdam
as part of anarchist zine makers
at Kriterion Cinema
for TranScreen filmfestival, together with Lae Schäfer and Marijn Kuiper
made the trailer for TranScreen film festival + Kriterion screening versions for the big screen
Exhibit of multiple illustrations and comic works in De Dokhuis Gallery, Amsterdam.
Solo exhibit of multiple illustrations and comic works in the Peper OT301 gallery.
Anonymous interview about sex through the internet, with Pablo Cabenda (paywall)
sparked a Twitter storm.
Comics published in KNIK magazine
The F-Word feminist exhibit
‘Drawing out of the box’
Trans at KLIK! animation film festival
Presentation at DIEP festival Utrecht
Article in Magazine
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
Putin a rainbow
Tumblr project and petition against Russian homophobia
contributed in my work as a research assistent for Movisie and gave the title to this city oral-history project.
kunst route Leiden
COC PR article with my old pseudonym
For queering the archives, one does(n’t) need art space
The launch of De Boezems/The Bosoms
long time trans/queer webcomic
article in magazine
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.
Seksualiteit, intimiteit en hulpverlening
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.
Forbidden Fruits of Civil Society i.s.m. het Festival Helder Gekaapt in Den Helder.
in Paradiso, Amsterdam, as part of the Lovedance dance event, my video was projected on the big screen as a VJ backdrop.
Indymedia article about the Europees Creatief Forum.
in Museum het Schielandshuis, ‘het geluk van de huisvrouw’, self animated/directed film + voice over by Magdeleen van Eersel.
Atria archief (onderin).
at the SIGN gallery in Groningen, exhibiting multiple interactive electronic works.
Eindexamen expo @ De Kunsthal, Rotterdam. Met interactieve ‘Bisexual Buttonbody VJ/DJ Gender Bender installation’
Mobius Gallery @Boston, USA.
A film evening with multiple ‘Massachusetts College of Arts’ students’ films including my animation ‘Miss Guide’.
Coolidge Corner Theatre @Boston, USA.
A film evening with multiple Massart student films including my animation ‘The Nerve of You’.
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.
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.