Artauds Life Experience 1896 born in France 1921 received actor training 1922 first contact with EASTERN THEATRE 1923 joined the troupe, Pitoeff; release first poetry work 1924 starred Napoleon in a play; participated in SURREALISM MOVEMENTS 1926 found Theatre Alfred-Jarry
Artauds Life Experience 1934 wrote the script 1935 published 1939 stayed at a sanatorium in Paris 1948 died from cancer
tough facts about Artaud tortured by meningitis( ) at five depended on opium heavily received remedy at sanatoriums and hospitals continually divorced once
Theatre and Plague Theatre as plague is beneficial, because it forces people to face themselves directly without masks. It reveals lies, cowardice, vileness, fakeness and awakes the dark inertia ( ) humans dont know that has sunk into their marrow.
Features of Theatre of Cruelty Attempts to make audiences SHIVER abandons conventional techniques favors ancient totem and MYTH dislike the abuse of humane and psychological expression
Film projects The seashell and the clergyman Napoleon Mathusalem Tarakanova
Reference from Books & pictures from websites Theatre and Its Double /Antonin Artaud /ISBN 957 08 2546 4 / The Screaming Body /Stephen Barber /ISBN 1 84068 091 1 /Creation Books A Critical Reader /Edward Scheer /ISBN 0 415 28254 3 /Routledge Antonin Artaud anthology /ISBN 0 87826 000 0 /City Lights Books Watchfiends & rack screams: works from the final period /Clayton Eshleman /ISBN 1 878972 18 9/Editions Gallimard http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_0QYE732Y0Rk/SaVbSNOPpJI/AAAAAAAAAQ0/6hLzoOov3H8/s400/Antonin +Artaud.jpg http://arttattler.com/images/Europe/Spain/Barcelona/Museu%20dArt%20Contemporani/Theatre/Artaud.gif http://olharpordentro.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/70204_man_ray_antonin_artaud.jpg