It has not been definitively proved that the language of words is the best possible language. And it seems that on the stage, which is above all a space to fill and a place where something happens, the language of words may have to give way before a language of signs whose objective aspect is the one that has the most immediate impact upon us.
— Antonin Artaud in The Theater and its Double, (New York: Grove Press, 1958), p. 107. Originally published as Le théatre et son double, (Paris: Gallimard, 1938). Translated from the French by Mary Caroline Richards. Cited by Rolando Perez in On An(archy) and Schizoanalysis, (Brooklyn, New York: Autonomedia, 1990), p. 39.
"it has not been definitively proved"