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Performance art violin nerve stimulator pre-programmed impossible rhythm

I saw a video a while ago of a cool and unsettling performance, and I don't know how to find it again. Two musicians are wearing nerve-stimulating things around their wrists, which is moving their muscles involuntarily, playing a piece of music in perfect unison. [more inside]
posted by flora on Jul 8, 2014 - 2 answers

What was the name of this ubiquitous performance art duo from the 1980s?

Back in the late 1980s there was this weird performance art duo, a man and a woman, who seemed to turn up all over the place on TV. They were on MTV, I think they were on the Tonight Show, et al, but nobody seems to remember them and I can't find any record of them online. (No, they were not Shields and Yarnell.) [more inside]
posted by Ursula Hitler on Jan 10, 2013 - 8 answers

Thomas Kincade she is not...

What can I read/watch/do to learn more about Performance Art? [more inside]
posted by peacrow on Dec 5, 2012 - 12 answers

Perfecting my Nick Rhodes impersonation

In a couple days, I will be dressing up as Nick Rhodes from Duran Duran and serving waffles to gallery patrons in a performance art piece in Chicago. This is a live version of this blog. The problem: I only know a little bit about Duran Duran, and even less about Nick Rhodes. Help me be the best Nick Rhodes I can be! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 16, 2011 - 19 answers

Give me performance art

Inspired by this post,what are some very highly regarded performance art pieces I can see on Youtube?
posted by josher71 on Jun 18, 2011 - 7 answers

Hermes on the brain

I volunteered to do some performance art with a group where I would portray a greek god, Hermes to be specific. I could use pointers and resources on how to do this successfully. [more inside]
posted by diode on Jun 4, 2011 - 14 answers

Culturally Diverse Creative Sexytimes

Who are some good examples of sex-positive performers or sex workers from non-White backgrounds? (Porn stars, burlesque performers, erotic artists, strippers, erotic models, porn producers, erotica writers, etc) [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 15, 2011 - 25 answers

And I never graduated from art school!

Help! I'm suddenly a performance artist! [more inside]
posted by Hey Dean Yeager! on Nov 3, 2010 - 16 answers

Looking for Karen Finley

Help me find cool performance artists, performers, and festivals... [more inside]
posted by metametababe on May 23, 2010 - 6 answers

Arts and Cultural Appropriation

How have issues of cultural appropriation, stereotypes, and diversity been tackled in art and popular culture? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Aug 17, 2009 - 16 answers

UK Fringe Resources Wanted

What are some great resources, preferably online, of fringe arts (burlesque, cabaret, circus, improv, street theatre, etc) in the United Kingdom? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 8, 2009 - 2 answers

Creating an Artistic Persona

followup to this question: how does one create and develop a persona? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Aug 4, 2008 - 7 answers

Breaking into Performance Art

How do I get into performance art? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 28, 2008 - 15 answers

Are any of David Byrne's Powerpoint based performances available in .ppt format somewhere on the intarweb?

Are any of David Byrne's Powerpoint based performances available in .ppt format somewhere on the intarweb? [more inside]
posted by machaus on Dec 27, 2003 - 1 answer

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