8$: “I Will Marry Jeremy Lin” Project by Kristina Wong

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8A-2014-08-21-KristinaWong-MrsJeremyLinWHO: Kristina Wong, performance artist and comedian who has been publicly professing her love for Jeremy Lin for the last two years.

WHAT: Kickstarter project: I WILL MARRY JEREMY LIN.

For the last two years I have been publicly vying for the attention of NBA Superstar Jeremy Lin so that I can get married and have babies already. It’s been something of a durational performance project where my anxieties as a childless woman approaching the last of her childbearing years play out as a public spectacle that subverts gendered approaches of courtship and the otherwise emasculated media images of Asian men.

WHEN: Deadline to contribute is Friday, August 22, 2014 (1:31pm PDT).

WHY:

With your Kickstarter support, I will be able to purchase 2 Court Side tickets at $2700 a piece for one Lakers game this season. I will be escorted by a Maid of Honor (person of any gender, TBD) who will keep an eye on my dress and on security. I will follow and adhere to all rules of conduct in the Staples Center as I will Jeremy to notice me.

I will keep detailed documentation in my blog and Instagram for my audience to follow.

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