In the second half of the 20th century there was a "performative turn" in art and art theory. At its center we find performance as an art event in its own right, in which the performative aspects are the artistic focus and main object of attention, blurring the line between mediums, art and life, performer and viewer. In the course, we will discuss conceptual and practical aspects โ€“ cultural, economic, political and philosophical โ€“ that shape this phenomenon through texts as well as works of prominent performance artists. Throughout the academic year, the students will be asked to complete theoretical and practical tasks. Assignments and full attendance are prerequisites for completing the course.