Antonin Artaud Quotes

Antonin Artaud Quotes: To break through language in order to touch life is to create or re-create the theater.
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Antonin Artaud Quote: Like all magic cultures expressed by appropriate hieroglyphs, the true theater has its shadows too, and, of all languages and all arts, the theater is the only one left whose shadows have shattered their limitations.
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Quotes about Antonin Artaud: I do not work within the confines of any realm. I work in the unique moment of duration.
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Quote about Antonin Artaud: It has not been definitively proved that the language of words is the best possible language. And it seems that on the stage, which is above all a space to fill and a place where something happens, the language of words may have to give way before a language of signs whose objective aspect is the one that has the most immediate impact upon us.
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Antonin Artaud Sayings: Before our eyes is fought a battle of symbols... for there can be theatre only from the moment when the impossible really begins and when the poetry that occurs on the stage sustains and superheats the realized symbols.
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Antonin Artaud Saying: The fixation of the theater in one language--written words, music, lights, noises--betokens its imminent ruin.
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Sayings about Antonin Artaud: I am adding another language to the spoken language, and I am trying to restore to the language of speech its old magic, its essential spellbinding power, for its mysterious possibilities have been forgotten.
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Saying about Antonin Artaud: With society and its public, there is no longer any other language than that of bombs, barricades, and all that follows.
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Antonin Artaud Quotes: Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others. Then we might even come to see that it is our veneration for what has already been created, however beautiful and valid it may be, that petrifies us.
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Antonin Artaud Quote: Excuse my absolute freedom. I refuse to make a distinction between any of the moments of myself.
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