Out of the194 countries in the world, only 22 provided same-sex marriage at the start of this project. Meanwhile, 2 more countries joined the troops.
Naming our project 22 shows that the world is in constant movement. We’re building a time capsule that instantly refers to the possibility of change and we ourselves don’t know to how many countries we will have to go, or have to add over the 18 month course of this project. We hope many, because this goes beyond being merely a work of art. 22 can raise levels of awareness that may lead to changing laws and giving people the equal opportunities they deserve.
Check the countries page for our itinerary.
23. Germany / June 2017
24. Malta / July 2017
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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