Performance Art

“Society has plunged into silence,” says Russian art activist Pyotr Pavlensky

“Society has plunged into silence,” says Russian art activist Pyotr Pavlensky

A Croatian artist launched a controversial petition – and proved people will sign anything

A Croatian artist launched a controversial petition – and proved people will sign anything

A war on many fronts: the story of Voina, the Russian artists who fell from grace

A war on many fronts: the story of Voina, the Russian artists who fell from grace

All made up: painted bodies in performance art since perestroika

All made up: painted bodies in performance art since perestroika

All the rage: Russian feminist artists against the status quo

All the rage: Russian feminist artists against the status quo

Artist dangles above London's streets in stunt supporting gay rights in Chechnya

Artist dangles above London’s streets in stunt supporting gay rights in Chechnya

Belarus Free Theatre and Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina bring stories of persecuted artists to UK

Belarus Free Theatre and Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina bring stories of persecuted artists to UK

Beyond Pussy Riot: 7 controversial actionist-artists you should know

Beyond Pussy Riot: 7 controversial actionist-artists you should know

Burger King launches range inspired by Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky

Burger King launches range inspired by Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky

Charges change against Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky

Charges change against Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky

Could you be in Marina Abramović’s Kiev show?

Could you be in Marina Abramović’s Kiev show?

Daily bread: artist to adorn a Birmingham church with Czech baked goods

Daily bread: artist to adorn a Birmingham church with Czech baked goods

Date set for Russian art activist Pyotr Pavlensky trial

Date set for Russian art activist Pyotr Pavlensky trial

Eve’s Ribs: feminist arts festival to launch in St Petersburg on Friday

Eve’s Ribs: feminist arts festival to launch in St Petersburg on Friday

Field studies: behind the Soviet-era art collective that continues to defy the norm

Field studies: behind the Soviet-era art collective that continues to defy the norm

FSB seeks nearly half a million rubles from art activist Pyotr Pavlensky

FSB seeks nearly half a million rubles from art activist Pyotr Pavlensky

In Croatia and Serbia, a new wave of drag queens is kicking against the pricks

In Croatia and Serbia, a new wave of drag queens is kicking against the pricks

Journey to Baikal: Lithuanian-American artist aims to explore Siberian shamanism

Journey to Baikal: Lithuanian-American artist aims to explore Siberian shamanism