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To exploit the mechanisms of inspirations

to intensify the experience

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André Breton
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Q: "How long is forever?"
A: "A stone, a leaf and a star."

Surrealism, as I envisage it, proclaims loudly enough our absolute nonconformity, that there may be no question of calling it, in the case against the real world, as a witness for the defense. It could only account, on the contrary, for the complete state of distraction which we hope to attain here below. Kant's absentmindedness about women, Pasteur's absentmindedness about "grapes," Curie's absentmindedness about vehicles, are in this respect, deeply symptomatic*.
-Andre Breton, 1924, Manifeste du Surrealisme

The simplest Surrealist act consists of dashing down into the street, pistol in hand, and firing blindly, as fast as you can pull the trigger, into the crowd.
-Andre Breton, Second Manifesto of Surrealism
andre breton, automatism, benjemin peret, dali's mustache, exploits, hesitation of common sense, insolent rapport, johnny depp, language games, leonora carrington, lucidity, manipulating chance, marcel duchamp, max ernst, pablo picasso, poetry, re-assemblin reality, re-inventing the world, rene magritte, salvador dali, surrealism, the black goyas, the spontaneous, visual techniques, walt disney

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