Book and movie Altered States Fue una ma ana de domingo cuando el anciano jefe indio me abri la conciencia con una cuchillada entre el coraz n y el bazo Tenga confianza me dijo no tenga miedo ue no le har ning n da o y se apresur a retroceder tres o cuatro pasos y tras hacer ue su espada describiese un c rculo en el aire por el pomo y hacia atr s se precipit sobre m apunt ndome y con toda su uerza como si uisiera exterminarme pero la punta de la espada apenas me toc la piel y s lo brot una gotita de sangre No not dolor alguno pero s ue tuve la impresi n de despertar a algo respecto de lo cual hasta entonces hab a yo sido un mal nacido y estaba mal orientado y me sent colmado por una luz ue nunca hab a pose do Pasaron algunos d as y una ma ana al amanecer entr en relaci n con los sacerdotes del Tutuguri y dos d as despu s pude por The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish fin unirme al Ciguri I recall theirst half of this book as highly thought provoking and lucid It has a ew slow bits but overall the information Artaud presents eels invaluable Highly recommended if the topic interests yo. Drawal rom heroin upon entering the land of the Tarahumaras; having deserted his last supply of the drug at a mountainside he literally had to be hoisted onto his horse and soon resembled in his words a giant inflamed gum Artaud would return to opiates later in lif.
R another Artaud was alive at his own risk Beyond that who s to say Tan d m Antonin Artaud dan arkl yd bu kitaptaki Yine ok co kulu ama Sicilian Lives farkl bi ekilde Kitab n n bas lmas i in yay nc y ikna etmeye al t mektuplar da yer al yor kitapta z c oldu benim i in okumak I had heard of Artaud and his theatre of cruelty but had never read himinding the surrealists dadaists and their ilk not to my taste A book about peyote and a traditional peyote religion however was a different matter While staying with Tattoo a Banana: And Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything Into Art friends in Springfield Vermont I borrowed this bookrom their library reading it on their Alice Oliver front porch and at the local cafeThe book is only glancingly about the Mexican peyote cult and the people who practice it The book is about Artaud and about what he experienced under the influence of the cactus taken up as gristor his mill He definitely had a recognizably psychedelic experience but the book was too idiosyncratic to promise much to readers interested in than just another example of the phenomenology of the drug and perhaps this essay s influence on the. Peyote recording his experiences which were later released in a volume called Voyage to the Land of the Tarahumara The content of this work closely resembles the poems of his later days concerned primarily with the supernatural Artaud also recorded his horrific with.
Artaud I went to a movie about Collette an erotic author who studied w Artaud A woman I knew was there She sd something like Who was that asshole referring to Artaud in a scene where he drilled The Theater of Cruelty into Collette Ah yes another reminder of the dominance of merican ignorance Who indeed was that asshole Uh someone associated w Surrealism an influential poet playwright an actor in both a movie about Joan of Arc one about Napoleon y know Not uite yr ordinary guy A guy who visited the Tarahumara Indians in Mexico in 1936 to participate in their Peyote rituals I ve taken peyote It s an important thing to do ONE THINKS LIKE A PLANT under its influence I put down roots Artaud was an explorer of outer The Protestant Temperament fringes of human consciousness He probably wasn t the easiest guy to get along w But he was THERE when the rest of the idiotic bourgeois world was NOWHERESVILLE On the back of this bk it s called Anthropology that s true enuf I call it Philosophy here That s true enuf too Like so much that I m interested in it s not so easy to say its one thing Artaud received a grant to travel to Mexico where he met hisirst Mexican Parisian riend the Painter Federico Cantú in 1936 when he gave lectures on the decadence of Western civilization He also studied and lived with the Tarahumaran people and experimented with.
Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud better known as Antonin Artaud was a French playwright poet essayist actor and theatre directorConsidered among the most influential figures in the evolution of modern drama theory Antonin Artaud associated himself with Surrealist writers artists and experimental theater groups in Paris during the 1920s When political differences resulted in him breaking from