A text by Antonin Artaud
illustrated with a 15-minute unreleased sound piece by Nurse With Wound entitled To Another Awareness
French dramatist, poet, essayist, actor, and theater director Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) is one of the seminal figures of twentieth century writing
, art and sound experimentation, known especially for his work with the Surrealist
movement, his performance theories, his asylum incarcerations, and his artworks which have been exhibited in major exhibitions, at New York's MoMA and many other art-museums.
A British music project formed in 1978 by Steven Stapleton
, John Fothergill and Heman Pathak,
Nurse With Wound (now Stapleton's variable geometry project) is an essential figure of English experimental
music since the early 80's. With more than 150 releases, alone or with other musicians, Stapleton has swept widely different musical styles, from industrial music to mambo, through electronics, improvisation, electroacoustics, with a lot of humor.