Performance art is an art form that combines visual art with dramatic performance. For this section, designers are asked to take inspiration from elements of any performing arts for example dance, circus and drama. Let your imagination run wild!

Discover eras of performance art on you tube:

Das Triadische Ballet

Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil OvO COSTUME from Pierre-Etienne Lessard PELICANTV on Vimeo.

Parade by Pablo Picasso & Ballet Russe, 1916-1917

Nick Cave’s Soundsuits

Other examples include:

Palindromos by Oscar San Martin

Oskar Schlemmer’s Bauhaus costumes

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