A form of art in which the artist creates a live performance, often using a variety of media
In art, performance art is a performance presented to an audience, traditionally interdisciplinary. Performance may be either scripted or unscripted, random or carefully orchestrated; spontaneous or otherwise carefully planned with or without audience participation. The performance can be live or via media; the performer can be present or absent. It can be any situation that involves four basic elements: time, space, the performer's body, or presence in a medium, and a relationship between performer and audience. Performance art can happen anywhere, in any venue or setting and for any length of time. The actions of an individual or a group at a particular place and in a particular time constitute the work.
The numerical value of performance art in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of performance art in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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It’s not fair. I do performance art, too, they don’t spend their time in refrigeration for 30 or 40 hours at a time, all week long. They just perform something they do all the time.
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