Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud

French writer, poet, playwright, and theater actor, artist, screenwriter, director and theoretician of the theater
How hard is it, when everything encourages us to sleep, though we may look about us with conscious, clinging eyes, to wake and yet look about us as in a dream, with eyes that no longer know their function and whose gaze is turned inward.More Antonin Artaud quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The theater, which is in no thing, but makes use of everything -- gestures, sounds, words, screams, light, darkness -- rediscovers itself at precisely the point where the mind requires a language to express its manifestations. To break through language in order to touch life is to create or recreate the theatre.More Antonin Artaud quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By suicide I introduce my design in nature, I shall for the first time give things the shape of my will ... now I choose the direction of my thought and the direction of my faculties, my tendencies, my reality.More Antonin Artaud quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without sarcasm I sink into chaos.More Antonin Artaud quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I see in the act of throwing the dice and of risking the affirmation of some intuitively felt truth, however uncertain, my whole reason for living.More Antonin Artaud quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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