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performance artist

Description

Code

2659.2

Description

Performance artists create a performance which can be any situation that involves four basic elements: time, space, the performer's body, or presence in a medium, and a relationship between the performer and audience or onlookers. They are flexible with the medium of the art work, the setting and the length of time of the performance.

Scope note

Excludes street artist, puppeteer and variety artist.

Alternative Labels

performer

multimedia performance artist

performance & installation artist

mime

actress and performance artist

live performance artist

actress & performance artist

actor and performance artist

drag queen

impersonator

performance poet

imitator

performance artist

mimic

actor & performance artist

performance maker

performance and installation artist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: