PerformaNew York, NY
Founded in 2004 by art historian and curator RoseLee Goldberg, Performa is the leading international organization dedicated to exploring the critical role of live performance in the history of 20th century art and to generating new directions for the 21st century, engaging artists and audiences through experimentation, innovation, and collaboration. Performa's unique year-round commissioning, touring, and education programs, involving all disciplines, culminate in the internationally acclaimed Performa biennial, which together forge a new course for contemporary art and culture.
"No discussion of performance art today would be complete without mentioning Performa, RoseLee Goldberg’s biennial performance brainchild that has done more to develop the form than anything else in the last decade." – Hrag Vartanian, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic on Walker Art Center's Untitled
Past Performa Participants
Christian Tomaszewski & Joanna Malinowksa
iona rozeal brown
Gerard Byrne Elmgreen & Dragset
Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler
Liz Magic Laser
Laurel Nakadate & James Franco
Raqs Media Collective
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