Performance Art

Culture

meet the cam girl who makes elaborate cakes and sits on them

"Wet T-shirt contests, Nickelodeon's 'Slime Time,' a pie to the face, and a dunk tank at a fair. This is the lineage of cake sitting."
Sara Radin
7.10.19
Culture

meet the performers of house of yes, brooklyn's iconic sex-positive nightclub

"I feel like I can be my most authentic, eccentric, queer self, and feel beautiful and celebrated for it."
Nicole DeMarco
6.27.19
Art

cherdonna shinatra is creating joyful spaces through queer feminist art

i-D speaks with the artist about how she challenges traditional museum spaces with drag, dance, and clowning.
Sara Radin
5.1.19
Art

astrit ismaili transcends their body by building a new one

The Kosovar performance artist and curator's playful, public art is about the right to be undefined.
Andrew Pasquier
12.14.18
Art

revisiting the legacy of theatre’s enfant terrible

A new retrospective at MoMA PS1 in Long Island takes us inside Reza Abdoh’s world of queer culture and social decay.
Mariana Fernandez
7.20.18
Art

urara tsuchiya is the most surreal ceramicist you’ll ever have the pleasure of knowing

Spanning a number of different disciplines -- ceramics, performance, video, costume -- Urara's work reifies the absurdities of human life and nature with a unique and droll charm.
Ryan White
3.15.18
The Radical Issue

the phantasmagoric world of artist kris lemsalu and her monkey skull named erik

Estonian multi-disciplinary artist Kris Lemsalu creates sculptures and performances that playfully dance along the lines of humanity and mortality.
Ryan White
2.28.18
Art

eddie peake brings a subversively sexual performance to new york

The British artist's latest work at the new Deitch space explored lust and longing.
Elyssa Goodman
9.15.16
Art

inside the new tate modern

As the Tate Modern prepares to open the doors on its brand new building, we look at its new exhibitons and the way the gallery has changed art in Britain.
Felix Petty
6.15.16
News

hari nef and colin self star in new performance art film

Artists Mike and Claire have roped in New York’s young performance art stars for their latest film, 'Perform.'
Charlotte Gush
4.30.15
Interview

manuel vason on documenting the ephemeral magic of performance art

The photographer and performance artist’s new book, Double Exposures, creates a new photographic language of collaboration.
Felix Petty
1.20.15
Art

new yorker rashaad newsome is turning hip hop pop culture into art

Rashaad Newsome is part composer and part artist. Over the last five years he's done everything from designing the artwork for Solange Knowles’ Saint Heron debut album cover to teaming up with Alexander Wang to deliver his famed stage performance Shade...
i-D Team
10.10.14
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