Minus One/Translation/Drugs/Love

  • Writing : Joris Lacoste
  • First published in Le journal des Laboratoires n°5 (2005) 

In a few pages, this text presents what was at stake in the creation of 9 lyriques pour actrice et caisse claire – namely, a proposal to make cultural products easier to digest; various techniques of mock translations illustrated through examples; a reflection on text as the actors’ drugs; and a love manifesto.