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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(9); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040901.

When performance combines with video and installation, are the characteristics of time and space extended or narrowed?


Lyu Wen

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Lyu Wen

Xianda College of Economics and Humanities, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, 202162, China


The purpose of this paper is to explore when performance, video and installation combine together, whether the characteristics of time and space extended or not. Frist, this paper will choose several specific performance artist’s time-based works to demonstrate the characteristic of time in performance art in chapter 1, then discuss space-based performance artworks in chapter 2. After that, it will show how the characteristics of time and space vary differently when performance combines with video and installation in chapter 3, also focus Joan Jonas’s work as the case study in this part. Finally, this paper would provide insightful thoughts on the current contemporary art’s development in conclusion.


Time, Space, Performance, Video, Installation

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Lyu Wen. When performance combines with video and installation, are the characteristics of time and space extended or narrowed?. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 9: 1-8. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040901.


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