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Abortion as Art
Posted by The Curator on Fri Apr 18, 2008
Yale undergraduate Aliza Shvarts' senior art project has created a little bit of controversy. She has apparently created "a documentation of a nine-month process during which she artificially inseminated herself 'as often as possible' while periodically taking abortifacient drugs to induce miscarriages." That's just lovely. (Already posted by whoeverur in the forum, but so bizarre it warrants being on the front page.) Shvarts insists that her project was not designed for "shock value." Funny. I would have thought it was designed precisely for shock value. She also says that "she was not concerned about any medical effects the forced miscarriages may have had on her body. The...
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