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performance art

n.
A form of art performed live that combines elements of visual and performing arts.

performance artist n.

performance art

n
(Theatre) a theatrical presentation that incorporates various art forms, such as dance, sculpture, music, etc

perfor′mance art`


n.
an often collaborative art form involving a fusion of several artistic media, as painting, film, video, music, drama, and dance.
[1970–75]
perfor′mance art`ist, n.
Translations
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International Journal of Performance Arts & Digital Media (IJPADM).
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