Lisa Dwan to read from Beckett’s ‘Foirades/Fizzles’

Royal Academy of the Arts: “To coincide with our landmark exhibition, Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’, Lisa Dwan reads from Foirades/Fizzles, a stunning publication that juxtaposed Jasper Johns’ vibrant, energetic etchings with a series of Samuel Beckett’s short prose pieces, both in their original French and translated into English. They have been the subject of notable scholarly works and the collection is now considered to be one of the greatest artist’s books of the 20th century, having been exhibited internationally and lauded for its significant impact across the visual arts, literature, music and theatre.”

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Astride of a grave and a difficult birth. Down in the hole, lingeringly, the grave digger puts on the forceps. We have time to grow old. The air is full of our cries.

— WAITING FOR GODOT