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performance art/art performance 

The Companion to Theatre and Performance

These two terms, and the more general term ‘Performance’, emerged in the early 1970s to describe international contemporary work which straddled the boundaries of the performing and visual arts. (In this entry the word ‘Performance’, when capitalized, is intended to convey the category of work covered by ‘performance art’ and ‘art performance’.) That activity derived from a long ... ...

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