Artaud the Moma (Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social by Jacques Derrida,Peggy Kamuf,Kaira M. Cabañas PDF

By Jacques Derrida,Peggy Kamuf,Kaira M. Cabañas

In 1996 Jacques Derrida gave a lecture on the Museum of contemporary paintings in ny at the social gathering of Antonin Artaud: Works on Paper, one of many first significant foreign exhibitions to offer the avant-garde dramatist and poet's work and drawings. Derrida's unique identify, "Artaud the Moma," is a attribute play on phrases. It alludes to Artaud's calling himself Mômo, Marseilles slang for "fool," upon his go back to Paris in 1946 after 9 years in numerous asylums whereas enjoying off of the museum's nickname, MoMA. however the identify used to be no longer deemed "presentable or decent," in Derrida's phrases, by means of the very establishment that selected to show Artaud's paintings. in its place, the lecture was once marketed as "Jacques Derrida . . . will current a lecture approximately Artaud's drawings."

For Derrida, what was once at stake was once what it intended for the museum to express Artaud's drawings and for him to lecture on Artaud in that institutional context. pondering over the performative strength of Artaud's paintings and the relation among writing and drawing, Derrida addresses the multiplicity of Artaud's identities to confront the modernist museum's valorizing of originality. He channels Artaud's specter, speech, and fight opposed to illustration to try to carry the museum answerable for attempting to confine Artaud inside of its different types. Artaud the Moma, as lecture and textual content, unearths the problem that Artaud posed to Derrida—and to paintings and its institutional background. a robust interjection into the museum halls, this paintings is an important second in Derrida's suggestion and an insightful, unsparing studying of a difficult author and artist.

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