By Gherasim Luca
Initially released in 1945 through Les Éditions de l'Oubli in Bucharest, The Passive Vampire stuck the eye of the French Surrealists while an excerpt seemed in 1947 within the journal los angeles half du sable. Luca, whose paintings was once popular by means of Gilles Deleuze, makes an attempt the following to transmit the "shudder" evoked by way of a few Surrealist texts, comparable to André Breton's Nadja and Mad Love, probing with acerbic humor the delicate boundary among "objective chance" and delirium.
Impossible to outline, The Passive Vampire is a mix of theoretical treatise and breathless poetic prose, own confession and medical research it really is 18 images of "objectively provided objects," a class created by way of Luca to occupy the distance unfolded by way of Breton. from time to time taking form as assemblages, those items are supposed to catch probability in its dynamic and dramatic types by means of externalizing the ambivalence of our drives and bringing to mild the approximately continuous equivalence among our love-hate developments and the area of items.