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Performance Art

Design Performance, Risk Perception & Preferences

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

The best strategy seems to be taking more risk early on in the process when exploring opportunities and then continuously clarifying and reducing risk as criteria and design crystallize.

GUESS WHO?

Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

My Art Journey Continues...

Kalup Linzy | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This entry highlights my travels to Houston, Texas, Baltimore, Maryland and Louisville, Kentucky. On Saturday, January 26, 2012, in early the early...

Connie's Juicy Return to Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

If you're looking for an unconventional night out over Valentine's weekend Los.Angeles theatre doesn't get more hilarious, or warped, than the Xanadu-inspired drag-musical romantic adventure, Connie Loves Juice

What the Future Might Be: Dan Fishback's Squirts

John-Stuart Fauquet | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
John-Stuart Fauquet

In April 2012, writer and performer Dan Fishback attended "A Porch Meeting for the Future," a conversation hosted by Split Britches as part of their 33x3 series at LaMama in the East Village.

Making Out with Wes Perry and Friends at Upstairs Gallery Delivers Chicago's Best with Charm and Teeth

Liz Joynt Sandberg | Posted 04.08.2013 | Chicago
Liz Joynt Sandberg

If you're anything like me, the evening will leave you hopeful, with fresh gut-churning resolve to fling yourself into making your own contributions to your community, nurtured by the insightful and uproariously fun work of your neighbors.

Karen Montanaro: Making Poetry Visible

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Karen Montanaro has been performing for 40 years. To say that she knows something about what she's doing is an understatement.

A NSFW Feminist Magic Show Is Really Happening

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts

The pioneers of feminist performance art from 1965-1975 used the female body to strive for authenticity, in art and in life. Dancer/choreographer Anne...

Dancing Queen Directs: Filmmaker Celia Rowlson-Hall

Anne B. Kelly | Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts
Anne B. Kelly

With an infectious joy in her smile and a quirky openness in her dancer's step, Celia Rowlson-Hall radiates a fresh and distinctly female voice in film, with a touch of throwback faithfulness to the classic Hollywood greats.

Narcissism Gone Wild

Posted 12.23.2012 | Arts

Part Cindy Sherman, part Pinocchio, performance artist Narcissister turns self-love into a radical artistic act. A performance artist trained at t...

New York Theater: Rock Wilk Workshops His Story With New York City

Lisa Bernier | Posted 02.12.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

Some people workshop shows in theaters or classes. Others use writer groups or showcases. Musician-poet turned playwright Rock Wilk used the City of New York.

'Romantic Loner' Gets A Star-Studded Screening

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Photos below are by Teri Slotkin On Thursday November 29th, I co-presented a private work in progress screening of my debut feature film, "Romantic L...

Artist Screams At Basel

Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 11.29.2012 | Miami

If an artist screams during Art Basel Miami Beach, does anybody hear it? One of Miami's most promising artists, Autumn Casey, is putting that to the t...

Performance Art Notes From Assisi

Lia Chavez | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Lia Chavez

In October, I traveled to Assisi, Italy to mark the inception of a month of meditation for my current 90-day endurance performance, True Light -- a performance art piece exploring the effects of fasting, prayer, meditation and silence on the phenomenon of artistic inspiration.

If You See Something, Buy Something

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

With Meta-Monumental Garage Sale, Martha Rosler's first solo exhibition at the Modern, the Museum of Modern Art has reached a new low: effectively one...

Writer-Director Drew Denny Finds The Funny In Grief

Turnstyle | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson It seems like at AFI Fest I have an interview that just eclipses every other interview of the year. Last time out it was my discuss...

Performance Art: A Bit of History, Examples and a Fast Dictionary

André von Ah | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
André von Ah

The history of performance art stretches much further than one might think. Scholars point to performative actions in ancient Greece, such as Diogenes repeatedly acting as a dog ("cynic") in his performances.

Artist Throws Cats Up A Flight Of Stairs, Angers Everyone

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.08.2012 | Arts

Warning: The meows in this video will haunt your dreams. Belgian artist Jan Fabre may have taken the thrill of hilarious cat videos too far in his ...

Hal Holbrook in Hannibal and Hartford: Mark Twain Comes Home

Cindy Lovell | Posted 01.05.2013 | Arts
Cindy Lovell

Hal Holbrook's career is a perpetual work in progress of multiple projects and sometimes surprising roles sandwiched around the singular role that has come to define him: Mark Twain.

Sasha Waltz And Guests Perform At Fondation Beyeler (Video)

VernissageTV | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (Switzerland) currently presents an exhibition that focuses on the late work of the French artist Edgar Degas, known for h...

Seeing Ben Rimalower's Patti Issues With Patti LuPone

John-Stuart Fauquet | Posted 12.26.2012 | Arts
John-Stuart Fauquet

Patti Issues is bitingly funny and deeply moving as Ben Rimalower delves into complex issues of family relationships, depression, coming out, the nature of celebrity worship and the pitfalls of meeting our own idols.

Artist Secretly Documents Her Dates With Married Men

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts

"Nothing’s gone wrong actually, I just like difference," says one of the men in Natasha Caruana's photo project on cheating spouses. The 29-year-old...

Celebrating Circumcision

William M. O'Barr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion
William M. O'Barr

Circumcision is an ancient practice whose origins date back thousands of years. Genital surgeries on both males and females are routine in many indige...

Transitioning out of Our Past and Into Our Future

Amanda Draughn | Posted 12.08.2012 | Arts
Amanda Draughn

To us, it is more than just a play, it is a journey. Our journey. Nothing can replace it, or even come close. And now, after all this time of sharing the stories of the underworld, we finally get to tell our own; moving on to new memories and new beginnings.

A Performance Picnic: Unexpected Gastro-art Delights at the Museum of Modern Art

Stacy Schneider | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
Stacy Schneider

While spending a Sunday afternoon browsing the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, I stumbled upon the most interesting and satisfying exhibit of the day: a performance picnic.