As a performance piece, female art couple JF. Pierets are getting married in all 24 countries that provide same-sex marriage. At the end of the performance, an art/video installation will be exhibited, a book and a documentary will be launched.

22 is an art project that speaks of evolution and optimism. A time capsule that instantly refers to the possibility of change. That captures the zeitgeist of a world in the midst of change when it comes to gender equality and human rights. 22 celebrates the places that legalised gay marriage, and highlights the work that still needs to be done in the 170 countries that don’t.

At the current rate we will reach global recognition of same-sex marriage in the year 2142. That’s 125 years from now so let’s see if they can get it to go a bit faster.

Check the countries page for our itinerary and journal.

Now: Pre-production wedding 5 – 11.

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JF. Pierets is female art duo and lovers Fleur Pierets and Julian P. Boom. Fascinated by gender, identity and community, our research-based practice functions as a mirror in which viewers can confront themselves with ideologies or beliefs. We are working towards cultural awareness when it comes to gender equality and gay imagery in mainstream art history.


Out of the194 countries in the world, only 24 provide same-sex marriage. As a performance piece, we are getting married in: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States & Uruguay.

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22. A global celebration of diversity.


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