Performance Art


Virgen María Wants to Bless You with Techno, Spirituality and Sex

We met up with the Madrid-based artist and producer to find out about her upcoming EP – and to hear why she almost always performs naked.
Gunseli Yalcinkaya

I Ate Monochromatic Meals For the Sake of Art

I'm obsessed with conceptual artist Sophie Calle's 1998 work "The Chromatic Diet." I wanted to see how it worked in the age of unicorn food.
Emma Orlow
Dark Mofo

Mike Parr Proves We Only Face Our Past With White Narrators

The artist spent the weekend buried below a busy Hobart street to make a statement about totalitarian violence. But now he’s out, we should consider why we needed to bury him in the first place.
Wendy Syfret
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Mysterious Woman Mailed $105,000 in Stolen Art Back to a Museum

The cops are hoping to get in touch with her to find out how the work was jacked in the first place.
Drew Schwartz
Performance Art

[NSFW] Nude Performance Artist Planks in Philosophical Self-Portraits

Chiara Mazzocchi’s nude artworks are anything but personal.
Andrew Nunes
Performance Art

Meteorology Meets Fortune Telling at the "Weather Center for the Apocalypse"

Amelia Marzec parses the internet and religious groups to report the latest end-of-the-world news.
Andrew Salomone

Things I Learned Watching People Tear a Bull Apart

Hermann Nitsch's weird sex/death art came to Tasmania for Mona and... well, shit.
Julian Morgans
Performance Art

This Performance Artist Is Also a Candidate for Space Travel

Artist Astronaut Sarah Jane Pell explains why every space program needs a creative perspective.
Brooke Boland
Performance Art

The Huxleys Are Performance Art’s Answer to John Waters

The Australian duo believe you can never have too many sequins.
Fareed Kaviani
climate change

Aquatic Climate Change Performance Art Takes Over Times Square

With Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, 'Holoscenes' is a chilling intervention many hope is fiction, not forecast.
Kara Weisenstein
MCA Conversation Starters

This Performance Art Piece Puts Australia’s Human Rights on Trial

With an Aboriginal elder as judge and two Afghani asylum seekers as plaintiffs.
Katherine Gillespie
music video

Watch this Electronic Music Video Where Crop Circles Morph Into Craggy Peaks

Clark’s song, "Peak Magnetic," showcases a haunting butterfly effect.
Diana Shi