This review of Sylvère Lotringer’s Mad Like Artaud is worth reading, but unfortunately the review is uncritical of “facts” stated by Gaston Ferdière. (Of course, Lotringer ‘s book is great and I highly recommend his lecture at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, too.) “Artaud didn’t wash”? Not according to Cécile Schramme! In my translationContinue reading “Link: Is Ferdière Reliable?”
I just found a copy of this series of shorts. Head over to my YouTube channel to view a scene.
Artaud’s Les Cenci, as directed by Amin Saeedi, will be performed in Tehran on September 15.
Excellent lecture on Antonin Artaud, given at the Walker Art Center. Lotringer has done so much to raise awareness of Artaud in English-speaking cultures.
Mary Ann Caws is one of the best sources on the lives of Robert Desnos, Antonin Artaud, Andre Breton, and other surrealists and former surrealists. Here she reviews a book by another amazing scholar of Artaud, Stephen Barber. Antonin Artaud: Terminal Curses: The Notebooks, 1945-48 by Stephen Barber