Performance Art

DRAG

These Drag Kings Are the Only Royalty We Acknowledge

The performers of Pecs, a British drag collective of women and non-binary people, are proof that it feels good to be king.
Jason Okundaye
3.14.19
PROFILES

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
11.23.18
Broadly

I Tie People in Knots For Erotic Theater

Gestalta is a performance artist specializing in shibari, the Japanese art of erotic rope-tying. She explains why shibari is all about the power exchange between rigger and model.
Gestalta
10.18.18
Art

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
10.11.18
Broadly

Photos that Show How Real Life Isn't Always What It Seems

Photographer Signe Pierce uses her body and photography to demonstrate how anything can be manipulated.
Signe Pierce
6.18.18
Art

Ana Mendieta Fought for Women's Rights and Paid with Blood

The fearless artist was outspoken about issues like campus rape and domestic violence when they were still taboo.
Miss Rosen
4.30.18
Photography

A Bloody Guerrilla Street Performance Challenges Brazil's Racist Past

Artists took to the streets of São Paulo to speak out against violence and racism directed at Brazil's black and non-white citizens.
Bruno Costa
3.6.18
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
11.13.17
Garage Magazine

Geumhyung Jeong's Uncanny Performance Pries Sex from Machinery

Geumhyung Jeong’s bewitching performance about the female body and the boundaries between human and machine took on added eerie appeal in Tate Modern's Tanks.
Ellen Mara De Wachter
10.6.17
occult

How the Socialist Feminists of WITCH Use Magic to Fight Capitalism

The first incarnation of WITCH performed their inaugural action—a hex on Wall Street—on Halloween in 1968. Now a new generation of witches is taking up the mantle from the infamous provocateurs.
Gabby Bess
10.2.17
marriage

Wedding Photos of the Lesbian Couple Getting Married in 24 Countries

As part of a performance art piece, Fleur Pierets and Julian P. Boom are getting married in every country where same-sex marriage is legal. Broadly joined the couple at their first wedding in New York, where they kicked off their 18-month project.
Leila Ettachfini
9.21.17
Performance Art

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

Chiara Mazzocchi’s nude artworks are anything but personal.
Andrew Nunes
8.3.17
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