Profession performance artist
Performance artists create a performance which can be any situation that involves four basic elements: time, space, the performer's body, or presence in a medium, and a relationship between the performer and audience or onlookers. It can either be scripted or spontaneous, with or without audience participation. The performance can be live or via media. Performance art can happen anywhere, in any venue or setting and for any length of time.
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- Intellectual property law
The regulations that govern the set of rights protecting products of the intellect from unlawful infringement.
- Art history
The history of art and artists, the artistic trends throughout centuries and their contemporary evolutions.
- Labour legislation
Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.
- Acting and directing techniques
Range of training and rehearsal techniches that seek to encourage emotionally expressive performances. Techniques to address all aspects in making a film, play, performance in general.
- Keep up with trends
Monitor and follow new trends and developments in specific sectors.
- Adapt artistic plan to location
Adapt plans to other locations with respect for the artistic concept.
- Contextualise artistic work
Identify influences and situate your work within a specific trend which may be of an artistic, aesthetic, or philosophical natures. Analyse the evolution of artistic trends, consult experts in the field, attend events, etc.
- Monitor sociological trends
Identify and investigate sociological trends and movements in society.
- Promote yourself
Market one's own strengths in terms of skills and knowledge.
- Define artistic approach
Define your own artistic approach by analysing your previous work and your expertise, identifying the components of your creative signature, and starting from these explorations to describe your artistic vision.
- Adjust the performance to different environments
Take the specific environment of your performance into account while performing. Consider integrating some aspects of it into your practice.
- Define artistic vision
Continually develop and define a concrete artistic vision, starting from the proposal and continuing all the way through to the finished product.
- Gather reference materials for artwork
Gather samples of the materials you expect to use in the creation process, especially if the desired piece of art necessitates the intervention of qualified workers or specific production processes.
- Monitor art scene developments
Monitor artistic events, trends, and other developments. Read recent art publications in order to develop ideas and to keep in touch with relevant art world activities.
- Confer on artwork
Introduce and discuss the nature and content of art work, achieved or to be produced with an audience, art directors, catalogue editors, journalists, and other parties of interest.