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Performance Art

Cabbage Walking

Vice.com reports that artists in Kashmir have started walking cabbages (and other vegetables) on a leash, as a way to protest the ongoing military conflict over the region. One artist explains: "What I wanted to do basically is juxtapose the absurdity of this performance with what was happening around—the structures of violence that I was seeing around me."

These Kashmir artists cite the Chinese artist Han Bing as inspiration, because he was the first to "walk a cabbage."

But it also reminds me of how, according to legend, the French poet Gerard de Nerval used to walk his lobster through Paris.

Image source: Shahid Tantray via Vice.com

Posted By: Alex - Sat Apr 16, 2016 - Comments (13)
Category: Performance Art, Surrealism

Chicago’s Acro-Theater

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Plays that also featured acrobatic & gymnastic stunts. I'm thinking Shakespeare should be performed this way. Hamlet's soliloquy delivered on a trampoline.

Original article here.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Apr 05, 2016 - Comments (9)
Category: Entertainment, Exercise and Fitness, Regionalism, Sports, Performance Art, 1940's, 1950's

Don’t Hide Your Light Under A Bushel Basket


Possibly NSFW. I know this video is 7 years old, but I just found it and its great! One question, is Viagra involved?

Posted By: patty - Sat Mar 05, 2016 - Comments (11)
Category: Music, Performance Art, Genitals

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