Chicken Heart Art

By William M Briggs Published on May 7, 2018

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS DISTURBING IMAGERY.

Would you agree to stand nude in front of a group of strangers while I, clad in black and masked, stood behind you and slingshotted a plateful of raw chicken hearts at you until they raised painful welts?

No? How about gizzards?

You philistine. You obviously have no appreciation for art.

Marina Abramovic appreciates art in ways you would never think of. It was her namesake foundation that thought up the chicken-heart art, about which more below.

Spirit Cooking Redux

Remember Abramovic? She became a brief household name during the election when it was revealed she invited Hillary campaign chairman John Podesta to a “spirit cooking” dinner. Spirit cooking is mealtime art. Recipes include mixtures of pain and bodily fluids.

The name of this avant-garde chef popped up again recently after the arrest of NXIVM sex-cult actress Allison Mack. Mack recruited, and attempted to recruit, famous women for the cult. Before her performance as prisoner, Mack without explanation intriguingly tweeted a headshot of Abramovic.

It’s Pronounced Nix-ee-um

So Abramovic, who preaches pain, is tied to Mack, who is tied to NXIVM. The latest news about NXIVM is that its resident doctor, Brandon Porter, has been charged with conducting illegal human experiments.

One woman complained Porter made her “watch disturbing rape and dismemberment videos for a ‘fright study'”:

“He continued to film my reaction for at least 10 minutes as I just sat there, dry heaving like I was going to puke and crying very hard,” Kobelt, a Canadian actress, said in the complaint to the Health Department, adding that Porter began showing her the violent images without warning.

Porter reportedly did this to “as many as 100 people.”

He is accused of showing “human subjects an actual video of the horrific and brutal murders and dismemberment of four women by machetes; and violent film clips, including a male African American being viciously stomped by a Nazi; a conscious male being forced to eat a portion of his own brain matter; and a graphic gang rape.”

He is also charged with violating state law for improperly conducting studies on obsessive compulsive disorder, Tourette’s syndrome and one monitoring the brain waves of those who attended Nxivm programs.

Does This Taste Funny to You?

Cannibalism, as you can see, is another persistent theme. Of course, eating people can be very artistic. All the best people think so.

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The singer Katy Perry does. In her popular video Bon Appétit the little-clothed Perry is peeled, peppered, powered and prepped by a team of chefs as a party of dinner guests watches in anticipation. The twist is that as the guests are about to dig in, the chefs release Perry and dismember the guests (blood flies everywhere) to serve to Perry!

If that’s not art, nothing is.

Perry took this art to the Whitney Museum in New York and preformed it live to astonished patrons. Perry’s head was in a plate surrounded by fruit. Museum patrons were told it is a real exhibit.

Perhaps this art was in homage — a word art people use — to Marina Abramovic. Our spirit cooker earlier put on a cannibal dinner for a fundraiser at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

Abramovic served up ersatz, but very realistic looking, human flesh and guts to patrons who were made to wear white lab coats so as not to spill viscera on their clothing. Nude actors and actresses laid on tables in the capacity of plates.

That’s Not Funny, Man

Among the many celebrities present — and who is more important than celebrities? — was Will Ferrell. He is the comedian who dressed as a demon on a recent TruTV show. He led the host of the show through a satanic ritual in which the host was covered in filth and degraded by chanting demonettes. But it was all good, dirty fun — and because it was on television, it was art.

Ferrell was not the only celebrity to eat faux people and celebrate pain. And Abramovic is not the only artist working with these materials.

Which brings us back to chicken hearts.

Blurred Lines

The Marina Abramovic Institute “explores, supports, and presents performance[s]” inspired by their master. The slingshotted chicken hearts were a portion of the piece entitled “Human Flesh.” The focus of the performance was pain.

No doubt the artists and audience think they’re in on some kind of clever joke. In reality, they’re toying with forces they don’t understand, and can’t control.

“Pain,” the description tells us, “creates tension between the public and the artist.” Boy, howdy, does it ever. Imagine the tension of those watching a nude woman “seen slapping herself until bruises and blisters formed on her skin.” Or of the performers who “set fire to their clothes, pressing the burning fabric against their flesh to extinguish the flames.” Or the guy who stubbed out cigarettes on himself.

Or the man who was zinged by chicken hearts. I forgot to mention that after the slingshot performer had his way with the nude man, “the audience [was] invited to take part in bombarding him.” Thus “the line between performer and viewer is blurred, as the performance comes to an end.”

No doubt the artists and audience think they’re in on some kind of clever joke. In reality, they’re toying with forces they don’t understand, and can’t control.

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  • Anne Fernandes

    Although we pray it will, there was no reason to believe that this occultism died with Nazi Germany. See Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. 2 Corinthians 4:4 “The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.” Deception is a grave, grave veil to wear, isn’t it? While deceived, one feels powerful, until it’s either too late or the veil falls and His renewal begins. Pray, believers, pray!!!

  • azsxdcf1

    Absolutely disgusting!

    • Alice Cheshire

      Not disgusting enough for any Christian to take action, obviously.

  • Craig Roberts

    Answer: They are all topics that I don’t want to hear about.

    • Alice Cheshire

      Head in Sand award for the day.

  • Demonic. We must do penance!

  • Delawanna

    It is way deeper and higher than this article states. It is among us and it is Luciferian. These people are Satanists!

    • Alice Cheshire

      Christians just ignored Satan for decades and NOW you’re shocked?????

      • Delawanna

        Never ignored it. Not shocked.

  • Alice Cheshire

    Bread and Circuses. You know what follows.

    I don’t think most people realize that by the time you can openly write about this, IT’S TOO LATE. If anything could change, you would be attacked and sued and denigrated for “exposing” this. Nope, not a peep. You waited tooooo long. You cannot stop this now. Maybe God can, but he’s not likely to be inclined since you sat around saying “It can’t happen, it’s not happening” for 40 years. God can be funny that way—don’t listen, bad things happen. Sit around denying bad things are happening and really, really bad things really, really happen. Remember the years in the wilderness—that was not a one-time thing. Remember Sodom and Gomorra? I can’t believe the USA is still here—surely we’ve exceeded the evil there was in Sodom and Gomorra, although, if not, we are certainly still working for the title of most evil, least done to resist. Guess we should be proud to be the most wicked nation in centuries. Or something like that.

    • handydan

      God can, and will, stop all this garbage. God gave satan the 20th century to try and destroy His Church (Pope Leo XIII) and he is doing all he can. In the end, God will triumph and we will win.

    • Gail Finke

      It’s not new. Similarly disgusting things were done by artists in the 1700s and 1800s. It comes in waves, whenver people are sufficiently decadent, and fascinates because it revolts.

  • Your tax dollars at work. Defund the NEA now.

  • Nate Winchester

    I’ve been reading through John C Wright’s “Moth & Cobweb” series lately and this is… timely in a very creepy way.

  • Gail Finke

    Degrading and disturbing “art” has been around for a while… yet the practitioners of it seem to think that they are cutting edge and ahead of the pack, rather than repeating the same disgusting perversions in a shallow imitation of genius. A famous psychologist whose name I can’t remember wrote in the 40s that many people confuse a twisted and diseased imagination with genius, especially if an artist has it. He was talking about Baudelaire and some English degenerate poet (Swinburne? is that who I’m thinking of?), but the idea is the same. A talented and convincing person does or writes something horrible and many people think it MUST be genius. It’s not.

    • More, uglier, weirder, nastier, more vile, more violent…That is the only way evil can go without intervention and they do not want intervention, they are “given wholly to doing evil”…

  • Revelation 22:11 Let the unrighteous continue to be unrighteous, and the vile continue to be vile; let the righteous continue to practice righteousness, and the holy continue to be holy.”…
    I’m believing THAT time is upon us. So many are just so far under the bondage of satan that they are not saveable!

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