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performance art

noun [U]  /pərˈfɔr·məns ˌɑrt/ us  
art art that consists only of a person or group performing something and that does not exist apart from when it is being performed
Translations of “performance art”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戲劇表演藝術…
in Chinese (Simplified) 戏剧表演艺术…
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