The American artist has shown that having children does not mean the end of his career
• The American artist has shown that having children does not mean the end of his career
In an interview with the German newspaper "Der Tagesspiegel", Czech artist and master the performance Marina Abramovic suggested that if she had children, it would destroy her talent. "I did three abortions, because I was sure that the child catastrophic impact on my work - said the artist. - A man is a limited supply of energy, and I would have to split it into two. " According to her, the presence of children - the main reason that women are less likely to reach the heights in art, than men.
The artist from Brooklyn Khain Koch decided to respond to the statement by Marina Abramovic. She posted a photo to Facebook, where breastfeeding their children while working. "I managed to somehow work even when the twins were only 5 weeks. I had a terrible sleep deprivation. Every 2-3 hours I breastfed for 45 minutes. "
"For some reason, men can have children and still remain true to their ambitions and pursue a career. But if a woman has a child, all immediately think it's a huge sacrifice. Nowadays, the family model is changing - the mother do not have to sit at home all my life. Careful allocation of responsibilities and support system (support in this case is important) - and women can have children and a successful career. " "I developed a schedule that allows me to spend with their children at least a few hours a day, and it does not prevent to give some time in the studio and other things that I have to do. Care for children - it is joy and a privilege, which, unfortunately, lack many mothers and artists. "
"We all have to decide what is best for us and our family. People should leave alone has moms and do their business. This is especially true of other moms who are so quick to violence. Regardless of the decision, which took the man, the woman should always support each other, setting an example, not to attack in the forefront. "