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Brooklyn artist Marni Kotak, who stirred up controversy in 2011 by giving birth at a gallery, will now wean herself off the psychoactive medications she started taking during her postpartum depression. For six weeks, Kotak will sit in a gallery while taking notes on her fluctuating feelings as she withdraws. The artist’s performance is intended as […]

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Marni Kotak, the performance artist who gave birth to her baby Ajax in an art gallery in front of an audience, is continuing with her project, Raising Ajax — vlogging all the details of her child-rearing an d”re-contextualizing the everyday act of raising a child” as performance art — and this time, she steps it up a notch from […]

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To mass media fanfare, performance artist Marni Kotak gave birth in a Brooklyn gallery last year and now, as planned, she’s “re-contextualizing the everyday act of raising a child” and wants your donations. Here’s her first podcast, Baby New Year. Sigh. […]

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To mass media fanfare, performance artist Marni Kotak gave birth in a Brooklyn gallery last year and now, as planned, she’s “re-contextualizing the everyday act of raising a child” and wants your donations. Here’s her first podcast, Baby New Year. Sigh. […]

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Since performance artist Marni Kotak gave birth at Brooklyn’s Microscope Gallery, she’s been back showing off Baby X a.k.a. Ajax. He’s the “highest form of art” and you can see him plopping into a birthing pool via mommy’s new video installation. Twenty “sincerely interested” and “really supportive” visitors are coming over a day to look […]

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As planned, Marni Kotak gave birth at Brooklyn’s Microscope Gallery yesterday in front of a birthing team and an exclusive live audience of those who stopped by earlier to court her with chats on “motherhood, birth and art” and thus established “an authentic relationship” with the artist and hence were invited to see her pop […]

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You’ve probably heard that performance artist Marni Kotak is going to pop one out live in the next few weeks at Bushwick’s Microscope gallery, but that’s not all. After The Birth of Baby X comes Raising Baby X, wherein spectacles less grand than squeezing out a mammal out of an orifice will be drawn out […]

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