Performers like singers. musicians and dancers have been performing in public since ages. Then came the Gypsies, who even told your fortune.
Presently, in big cities like New York there are hundreds of people who make their living by performing in streets, parks and malls. These artists are now called Street Performers and New York is the Mecca of this form of art. To understand New York’s unique position check out this video I shot in the Central Park.