Roland Topor

1938 (Paris) – 1997 (Paris)

Herzog, a friend, cast him as a fly-eating secretary in his ‘Nosferatu.’ Arrabal joined him in the so-called anarcho-surrealist movement ‘Panic’ (after the god Pan). Spoerri was a close friend and collaborator — Topor did drawings for his ‘Anecdoted Topography of Chance.’ He designed a sequence for Fellini’s ‘Casanova’, and Calle invited him (and 23 others) to sleep in her bed.

Roland Topor knew…