Meet Clayton Pettet. He’s 19. He’s gay. He is a student at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London.
Pettet has announced his plan to lose his anal virginity in public, reports the delightfully-named British art and fashion website, HUH.
The one-time-only, high-brow peep show is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2014. If you’ve got nothing to do that Saturday night and you want to see the show, you can register yourself and a guest here.
Pettet plans to give out tickets randomly to people who register. The number of ticket seekers could swell in light of the publicity the sex show has generated. Tickets are free. The minimum age for entry is 18.
The sex show is called “Art School Stole My Virginity.” The very straightforward plot will involve Pettet as the recipient of anal sex from an unidentified gay friend. He stresses that the sodomy will be safe, which presumably means that a condom will be involved.
“Does male virginity really exist? If so, can a male ever lose his virginity?” Pettet penetratingly asks on his blog related to the big event. “And is virginity even real, for women and men? Or is it just an ignorant word that was used to dictate the value of a woman’s worth pre-marriage.”
The British art student noted that the notion for this exhibition has been percolating in his mind since he was just a lad of 16.
“The key thing about performance art is that it should only be performed once, and this is the ultimate once-in-a-lifetime performance,” Pettet told HUH. “Since culturally we do hold quite a lot of value to the idea of virginity I have decided to use mine and the loss of it to create a piece that I think will stimulate interesting debate and questions regarding the subject.”
Pettet has not yet announced the spectacle’s location. According to HUH., it will occur somewhere in the borough of Hackney. He said he expects about 50 to 100 fellow students and curiosity seekers to show up.
The starting time also remains unannounced. Pettet notes on his blog that “the piece will not have a set amount of time” in terms of duration.