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Interview with Danish Artist Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen

Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen is a Danish performance and video artist that has developed a strong sense of identity and sensitivity.  Set design and costumes play a major role in the anthropological process that has driven her concepts. Her work can be described as confrontational and political but simoutanously feminine. She wants the woman in her …

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The Surprising Brilliance of Performance Artist Liz Magic Laser

    Liz Magic Laser in not a performance group but a single performance artist who was born with this extraordinary name. She graduated from the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and received her masters from Columbia University. She has won numerous grants and awards. Her work has international acclaim with major exhibitions at Performa …

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Performance Artist Almagul Menlibayeva

                            Almagul Menlibayeva   Russia conquered Kazakhstan in the 18th century. By 1936, that vast Middle Asian country had become a Soviet republic. This means that for most of the 20th century indigenous Kazakhstani culture was de-emphasized in favor of Soviet culture. Russian became the country’s official language and communism the official system. The loaded …

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Francois Chaignaud and Marie Caroline Hominal performance Duchesses at Night Gallery

Francois Chaignaud and Marie Caroline Hominal performed their new piece Duchesses, at the new Night Gallery space in downtown Los Angeles. Viewers gathered outside on a chilly Sunday evening at sunset. Both naked, (and probably very cold) the man and woman stepped upon two high lit platforms and began to hula-hoop. The rhythm of their …

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It “Made Me Cry”, the Radical Work of Marina Abramović

Marina Abramovic is one of the most celebrated performance artists alive. Abramovic has achieved notoriety beyond avant-garde circles, while remaining exceptionally true to performance art’s radical ethics. Abramovic was born in 1946 in the former Yugoslavia. Her early pieces used body flagellation and life-threatening actions as ritualistic vehicles. “Rhythm O,” which took place in Naples …

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If I Can’t Dance Presents Guy de Cointet’s ‘Five Sisters’ at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

  Recently, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution’s production of Five Sisters by Guy de Cointet. If I Can’t Dance, an Amsterdam based organization is dedicated to exploring the evolution and typology of performance and performativity in contemporary art. They …

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Hirokazu Kosaka’s Pacific Standard Time’s Performance “Kalpa” at the Getty Center

PHOTOS and ARTICLE by Estée Ochoa When a performance is presented by James Cuno, president of The J. Paul  Getty Trust and the venue is The Getty Museum’s Central Plaza, you know your in for something great. In most cases, the venue is as much a part of the process in performance art as the artist performing.  Hirokazu Kosaka’s site-specific …

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Video Performance Art

Performance artists and digital video performance art using video recording technology embrace a future form of art that has yet to achieve it’s total vortex.  Video performance art can not be categorized as one of many traditional plastic art forms, but connects more appropriately on the temporal level of arts of music, theater, performance, and …

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