The crucifixion considered as an Uphill Bicycle Race, by Alfred Jarry


I couldn’t reference J.G. Ballard without referencing the title that gave him such inspiration:

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French proto-absurdist playwright Alfred Jarry was a lifelong cycling enthusiast. He habitually wore cycle-racing clothes, referring to his bicycle as “that which rolls.” That is Mr. Jarry himself in the picture above.

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Representation of Père Ubu by Alfred Jarry Deu...

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Background Music: Max Ernst’s Red Nightmare by Rubber Band Banjo. Used under Creative Commons.

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