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My name is Herma Auguste Wittstock. I am a performance artist and live in Berlin (Germany). I studied Fine Arts at Braunschweig School of Art in the classes of Marina Abramović and Birgit Hein.
My newest work is Basic Needs.
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Video: Räuberinnen Trailer, 2009
What is Performance Art?
Performance is art where the actions of an individual or a group at a particular place and in a particular time, constitute the work. It can happen anywhere, at any time, or for any length of time. Performance art can be any situation that involves four basic elements: time, space, the performer’s body and a relationship between performer and audience.
Performance art, as the term is usually understood, began to be identified in the 1960s with the work of artists such as Allan Kaprow, who coined the term happenings, Vito Acconci, Hermann Nitsch and Joseph Beuys.