1928 b. Joyce Patricia Adès, in Bowden, England to Jewish-Egyptian parents English post war surrealist Poet who lived in Cairo.
1947 d. of first husband Robert Habib. 1949 m. Samir Mansour. 1953 Moved to Paris. Met Andre Breton who introduced her to Pierre Alechinsky, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Henri Michaux, Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues Publishes Screams. 1954 Joined the Surrealists. 1955 I want to Sleep with You ->. 1956 Met and worked with Pierre Molinier. 1958? Les Gisants satisfaits hailed by Andre Breton as this century's Garden of Earthly Delights and a masterpiece of black humour. 1959 Jean Benoit gave a Surrealist performance piece titled Execution of the Testament of the Marquis de Sade performed at her apartment. Andre Breton read from de Sade and Benoit endied up by branding himself as apparantly so did Roberto Matta .
1969? On break up of Paris group she took part in the regroupment around the Bulletin de liason surrealiste and collaborated on Arsenal / Surrealist Subversion. 1960 Feb; took part in the BBC broadcast In defense of Surrealism with Robert Benayoun, Nora Mitrani, and Octavio Paz - moderator Jacques Brunius. 1966 Damnations by Roberto Matta. Her books were also illustrated by Jean Benoit, Pierre Alechinsky, Enrico Baj, Hans Bellmer, Jorge Camacho?, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Pierre Molinier, Reinhoud and Max Walter Svanberg. 1978? Flash Card translated by Mary Beach 1986? d. Paris See work and wiki (Fr). See Timeline