Bea Camacho, Efface, 2008 – Single-channel video, 11 hours. This video documents an eleven-hour performance during which I crocheted myself into a white carpet with white yarn. This project builds on the themes explored in an earlier video performance, “Enclose”, but puts more emphasis on the space around the body, which becomes an integral part of the work as my body slowly disappears into the architecture.
This is Performance Art is the first detailed insight into artist Mel Brimfield's practice, in which she works with dancers, musicians, comedians and theatre-makers to explore the boundaries of performance art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. You can preview and buy on our website http://www.thisistomorrow.info/default.aspx?webPageId=1=249=Show=Shop%3A+Publications
Lisa Bufano - is a disabled American interdisciplinary performance artist whose work incorporates elements of doll-making, animation, and dance. After losing her fingers, thumbs and lower legs, Bufano began her performance and dancing career when a professor at the University of Linz doing research on the lives of amputees...
Marina Abramovic - Rhythm 0 (1974) 72 objects (including a gun and a bullet) were laid out on a table for the spectators to use on the artist in any way they chose to use them. Performance shows just what people are willing to do to others when there are no consequences.