"I am not mad, I am trying to heal my soul"
Alejandro Jodorowsky is more than a filmmaker, more than a tarot reader, more than an author, an excentric. He’s all of that and then some, and beyond.
When I first heard of him and watched his films (Fando y Lis, El Topo, La Montaña Sagrada, and finally my favorite, a masterpiece: Santa Sangre) I never thought I would one day meet him. But, against all odds, I did.
He’s an incredible human being that, even though a public person, known by many all over the world, and apparently a genius who has achieved success, sits at a table of a regular café of a regular neighborhood in Paris, every Wednesday, to read the tarot to the
"The Kiss", 1922 by Man Ray
This is one of Man Ray’s earliest Rayograms, a process by which objects are laid directly on to a photo-sensitive paper then exposed to light. To create this particular picture, he transferred the silhouette of a pair of hands to the photographic paper then repeated the procedure with a pair of heads (his and his then lover’s, Kiki de Montparnasse).