Willow Smith & Boyfriend Tyler Cole to Lock Themselves in Glass Box for 24-Hour Performance Art Exhibit on Anxiety

Well, that is definitely an attention-grabbing artwork exhibition: Willow Smith will put herself on show for 24 hours in a glass field to deliver consciousness to nervousness.

Beginning at 9 p.m. PST tonight (Mar. 11), Smith and boyfriend/musical collaborator Tyler Cole will take part in a efficiency artwork piece for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

The two will visually categorical the eight phases of tension: paranoia, rage, disappointment, numbness, euphoria, sturdy curiosity, compassion, and acceptance.

The efficiency artwork occasion will final for 24 hours, with every stage being enacted in 3-hour intervals.

No phrases shall be spoken by the performers, however “We might grunt or scream — it’s going to be very primal,” Smith advised the LA Times.

Smith and Cole can have breaks for sleeping and consuming, and their lavatory breaks shall be now not than two minutes.

Spectators can watch the reside exhibit for up to 15 minutes at a time. They can then proceed to watch a reside stream from a separate room the place self-help books on nervousness shall be out there in addition to donation stations for psychological well being organizations.

“This is not so that people are like, ‘Oooh!’ This is for awareness,” Willow mentioned, including that the exhibit is for a “real cause.”

“The first thing we’re going to be writing on our title wall is something along the lines of: ‘The acceptance of one’s fears is the first step toward understanding.’ So then you know this is on something real,” she continued.

Mental well being is a matter very shut to Smith. Last yr, she revealed that she resorted to slicing when she was youthful as a “physical release” from pressures and stress that got here with fame at such a younger age.

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