A homage to Antonin
Artaud was organized at the Festival
in San José do Rio Preto .
The beginning was quite respectful - the portraits of Artaud everywhere,
like sails - 5 x 6 meters size. DEREVO action continued 25 minutes.
We decided to 'recall our young days'. Especially because DEREVO
attitude toward Artaud is out of debates. We all as one declared
that 'we read no books but the Bali dance of Lena Yarovaya in "RIDER"
is Itelmen folklore'.
The action started from colossal jump of Alexey Merkushev onto
the roof with a bucket of paint. And the Artaud' portrait was given
some new details... The organizers turned white, but it was too
All photos provided by Rubens Cardia. We tender him our many thanks.