the process is the artwork

I don’t see why an artist shouldn’t be interested in therapy (…) we have a family unconscious (…) my illnesses are created by my family (…) so if I want to understand myself, I have to understand my family tree.

Interview/documentary with/about Alejandro Jodorowsky, Chiliean-French, filmmaker (Holy Mountain, El Topo), playwright, actor, author, comics writer and spiritual guru. Best known for his avant-garde films, he has been “venerated by cult-cinema enthusiasts” for his work which “is filled with violently surreal images and a hybrid blend of mysticism and religious provocation”

“You can only know who you are when you are dead. You cease to exist when you say: ‘This is who I am’ ”

– Alejandro Jodorowsky


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