HOW CAN A CORPSE BE EXQUISITE?

I’m asking you. And yet, “exquisite corpse” or “cadavre exquis” in French, is the name of a technique which was invented by Surrealists in 1925. It is based on an old parlour game in which players write in turn on a sheet of paper, fold it to conceal part of the writing, and then pass it to the next player for a further contribution. But the best is to come. Hear this! This technique can be -and has been- applied to countless other forms of art like painting, drawing, collage, photography, writing books or even cinematography. Needless to say, a wide horizon of possibilities is open to us!

Here are a few examples:

 

 

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