A drawing of Carmelo Bene
1 September 1937|
Campi Salentina, Italy
||16 March 2002
||Actor, theater director, writer, film director, screenwriter
Carmelo Bene (1 September 1937 – 16 March 2002) was an Italian actor, poet, film director and screenwriter. He was an important exponent of the Italian avant-garde theatre and cinema.
In 1979 he wrote, in collaboration with French philosopher Gilles Deleuze, the essay "Superpositions". In 1984 his play Adelchi was published.
- ^ Stefano Di Lauro, La mosca nel bicchiere. La poetica di Carmelo Bene, I Libri di Icaro, Lecce, 2007, p. 66.
- ^ (Italian) Carmelo Bene on the Italian Encyclopedia Treccani
- Umberto Artioli - Carmelo Bene, Un dio assente. Monologo a due voci, Antonio Attisani and Marco Dotti eds., Medusa, Milan, 2006. ISBN 88-7698-051-2