She admits she has a fear of germs. But for her new art installation, Miru Kim has decided to live with pigs for 104 hours, non-stop. The former medical student is staying in a pen at the front of one of the galleries at Art Basel Miami 2011, and visitors can watch her, naked, through the window.Note that Kim is a "former medical student". This is a woman who is more intelligent and better educated than the average woman, almost certainly more so than the average woman inclined to have a conniption over the rational conclusions to be drawn from Kim's artistic vision. What is now condemned as the historical sexual oppression of women produced Mozart and Monet. Liberating women, educating them and encouraging them make their own choices has produced Miru Kim sleeping naked with pigs. What an exemplary vision of human progress!
'When I mingle with pigs, I feel my existence more than ever,' she said Spending four days naked inside a glass box living and sleeping with pigs might not be everyone idea of fun, but the performance artist calls it high art. She will eat and sleep alongside the animals for the next four days.
Can there be any doubt that after 30 more years of highly educated women high art will consist of women with PhDs being fucked by pigs in public?
I defy any delta or gamma who places women on pedestals to deny that reading the linked article doesn't put a crack, however minor, in his pedestal.