People have a profound need to connect
In 2010, Marina Abramovic performed The Artist is Present, where she sat for eight hours a day for three months. In this special exhibit, Abramovic is sitting in one of the galleries. You wait in line to sit across her. Some people sit for a moment, others for long stretches. The experience is like looking at a living painting.
She trained for months to build the physical stamina to perform the piece. She commented on how the performance demonstrated the deep need for people to connect.
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