Lady Gaga Practices the Abramovic Method Nude

Lady Gaga practices the Abramovic Method, a series of exercises meant to “heighten participants’ awareness of their physical and mental experience in the present moment” and prepare performers for long-durational work, during a three-day retreat in upstate New York. The method was devised by Marina Abramovic, the founder of the Marina Abramovic Institute, who explains the theory behind the Method and how it works in a surreal video on her website. Abramovic was interviewed by Bonsai TV about her techniques:

As we previously posted, a project to finance the construction of the Institute’s headquarters is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter.

video 1 via Marina Abramovic Institute, video 2 via Bonsai TV