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performance art

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

performance artist n.

performance art

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

perfor′mance art`

an often collaborative art form involving a fusion of several artistic media, as painting, film, video, music, drama, and dance.
perfor′mance art`ist, n.
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A mime artist is a person who uses mime as a theatrical medium or as a performance art. Miming involves acting out a story through body motions, without the use of speech.
Organiser Hannah Taylor described performance art as a bridge between "art and theatre".
T HIS week we talk to Anne Weshinskey, whose performance art will be one of the 65 exhibits at Plas Bodfa in Llangoed.
The artworks range from video installations and large-size photographs to mixed media pieces and performance art. All of them depict or touch upon, as the title of the exhibition suggests, the issues pertaining to space that people either occupy or are kept away from.
"Performance Now: Live Art for the Twenty-First Century" by RoseLee Goldberg (who is an art historian, author, critic, and curator specializing in modern and contemporary performance art) is a major survey that charts the development of live art across six continents since the turn of the twenty--first century, revealing how it has become an increasingly essential vehicle for communicating ideas across the globe in the new millennium.
The talk titled "House Talks" was staged by the House initiative to discuss performance art as a medium and as an art form.
Pointedly, he led the charge that evening into an institution where performance art is still not on the curriculum.
The Philippine Visual Arts Festival was launched recently in Santiago City, Isabela, with a series of workshops and lectures in mural painting, installation art and performance art, aimed at the city's students, with creative works as the final output.
The Bohol native has presented a number of his paintings, sculptures, and performance art pieces across the Philippines as well as in Japan, Thailand, Austria, Germany, Singapore, New York, and Abu Dhabi.
Performances can explore the areas of music, opera, theater, dance, and performance art.
Performance art can be most simply defined as an art that brings visual art and dramatic performance into the same sentence.
The fourth Cyprus International Performance Art Festival (CIPAF) will make landscape a part of its live performances this year, as it moves away from the big city and spreads out to the Nikos Kouroussis Foundation, the Kokkinopezoulas Mine, and the Kokkinogias Mine in Mitsero next weekend.

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