performance art

a collaborative art form originating in the 1970s as a fusion of several artistic media, as painting, film, video, music, drama, and dance, and deriving in part from the 1960s performance happenings.


performance artist, noun Unabridged
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performance art
a theatrical presentation that incorporates various art forms, such as dance, sculpture, music, etc

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Example sentences
The core concept reeks of wearable performance art, not practical utility.
Two elements that originally defined performance art as a medium,
  unpredictability and ephemerality, were missing.
And it referred incorrectly to a work of performance art that exemplified the
  difficulty in exciting a jaded audience.
These techniques are applied creatively towards generating computer-aided music
  and installation performance art.
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