How to Create Performance Art – Part 2

Creating performance art is all about bringing an idea to life by using your own abilities and qualities. It can take just about any form whatsoever and this is one of the great things about performance art, the artists are not bound with rigid rules and century old doctrines. Performance art should be lively and […]

How to Create Performance Art – Part 1

Performance art has now been with us for a few decades or so and has rapidly become one of the most popular forms of modern art that there is. Of course different people have different ideas on what actually constitutes performance art, and perhaps the easiest way to explain it is when the artist becomes […]

What is Raw?

In the world of the underground performance artist there is an organization that is both supportive and informative for everything that is connected with underground art. RAW was born for natural born artists and is an independent arts organization by artists for artists. It is a truly international organization with members gathered from the four […]

The Ten Best Contemporary Performance Artists – Part 2

One of the great things about performance art is that it is something quite unique that can never be exactly replicated again. Sure, you can film a piece of performance art and replay it again and again, but the original piece cannot be changed or altered. Performance art can encompass just about anything, from moving […]

The Ten Best Contemporary Performance Artists – Part 1

Interactive art has never been so popular, in particular performance art. And although some of these artists are not household names, they are famous for their performances in the art world. Performance artists ply their trade in many different ways and on different mediums, here are ten of the very best contemporary performance artists. Terence […]

The Liberation of Underground Art – Part 2

The liberation of underground art is well underway due to the accessibility of this genre of art on the internet. Previously, underground art as its name suggests was successful as it was underground and hard to find. Fans of this genre of art loved the fact that it was art they seemed to be made […]

The Liberation of Underground Art – Part 1

Underground art in all its different guises has never really offended mainstream audiences as they have had no access to it. But things are changing, instead of trying to find small back street venues were performance artists are displaying their work, fans of underground art can now do it easily from their own homes, and […]

Black Performers in Contemporary Art

The Studio Museum in Harlem New York City, has always been at the cutting edge of performance art. It has also championed African-American art, in particular black performance art. One of the most controversial works that the Studio has shown is the Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art. This was the first time that […]

What is Musical Theater?

As entertainment goes musical theater is extremely popular. However, what does the term musical theater actually mean? This is an attempt to decipher the answers and also explore the history of this rich form of entertainment. Going to the theater has always been a special occasion, even the movies cannot stand up in comparison to […]

Eight Great Fringe Festivals – Part 2

In part one of our discovery to find the best fringe festivals around the world we traveled to Australia and Europe to see very different performance arts festivals. In this epic theatrical journey, we travel to the wonderland that is Hollywood, as well as visiting the ancient capital of the Czech Republic, and finally to […]