Birth: Performance Art?

Birth: Performance Art?

Birth As Performance Art?

36-year-old Marni Kotak is a NYC performance artist who plans to give birth in a Brooklyn art gallery. ‘In combining the birth of her child with artistic expression, Kotak said she wants to show this amazing life performance that is essentially hidden from public view.”

While I agree with the artist that birth is a transformative experience; is her next gallery performance going to be lovemaking? Are some close encounters better left as cherished memories and not a spectator sport?

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Labor & Delivery nurse, childbirth educator, author, mom of two, and triathlete!

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