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Performance and Body Art

Performance and Body Art

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will explore Performance and Body Art.

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Notes on "Performance and Body Art"

Terms to Know

Performance Art

An artistic form that has elements of action, temporality, and use of the body.

Body Art

An unconventional form of art where the body is used as a medium and can include forms of self-abuse.

Happening

A form of artistic practice that creates an event for organic audience participation.

 

Citations:

Image of Klein, Leap into the Void, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Le_Saut_Dans_le_Vide.jpg; Image of Kaprow, Yard, Photo by Andrew Russeth, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/sixteen-miles/3949387922/in/photostream/; Image of Burden, Trans-Fixed, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Burden-Transfixed.jpg; Image of Wilke, Starification Object Series, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wilke-Starification.jpg; Image of Mendieta, Silueta, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/mosaicofart/5643645705/

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Happening

    A form of artistic practice that creates an event for organic audience participation.

  • Performance Art

    An artistic form that has elements of action, temporality, and use of the body.

  • Body Art

    An unconventional form of art where the body is used as a medium and can include forms of self-abuse.