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162. The Performance Artist
Marina does performance art. She recently finished a
-day performance. She sat silently in a museum. She
there every day for six hours. She didn’t
or talk. There was a circle on the
. Visitors could walk up to the edge of
circle. They could look at her from just
few feet away. They could talk to her.
could wave at her. They could stare. They
make faces. They could do almost anything they
. But they couldn’t touch her. A security guard
near her. It was the fifth day. Five
before her final hour was up, a man
up. He stuck his finger down his throat.
he threw up on her. She sat there
five more minutes. Then she wiped herself off
a towel. She didn’t say anything. Her five-day
was over. The man was arrested.