Antonin Artaud's HERE LIES


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Mon, 08/29/2011 - 12:00am

An audio adaptation of Antonin Artaud's HERE LIES. Artaud was the founder of the Theater of Cruelity, and HERE LIES is one of his later poems.,  Produced by Rolf Semprebon and with voices by Conch, Rolf, Virginia Furr, Sweet Pea, the Notorious NTP, and Randy Saucepan.

Antonin Artaud (1896-1948): theater director, playwright, actor, poet, theorist, and visual artist. Surrealist and founder of Theater of Cruelity.
 "Here Lies" was one of Artaud's last poems, written in the late 1940s after he'd been institutionalized and subjected to shock therapy. He produced some of his most brilliant works during these years.



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