Aliza Shvarts

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'Abortion Art' a Hoax, Yale Says

Student maintains that she impregnated herself over and over

(Newser) - When Yale art student Aliza Shvarts said she’d impregnated herself “as often as possible,” aborted all the results, and intended to display the resulting menstrual blood, people got a bit upset. Students gathered in protest as the story blazed across a disgusted blogosphere. One problem: It was... More »

Insemination, Miscarriage Make Yale Senior's Art Project

'I hope it inspires some sort of discourse,' says student, preparing for angry response

(Newser) - A Yale art student repeatedly impregnated herself and then induced miscarriages with drugs; her undergraduate thesis documenting the process goes on display next week. The exhibition will include video of the miscarriages, the Yale Daily News reports, and also the student’s own preserved blood. Aliza Shvarts insists “it’... More »

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