Category Archives: Psychoanalysis

IF YOU LISTEN, THERE ARE GLIMPSES

Word Count: 962

by Dr Stephen Setterberg

An essay that revels in the sublimity and beauty of silence.

With WEB CHOREOGRAPHIES
artworks by JOANA CHICAU

Are we still afraid of the unconscious?

Word Count: 3,086

by Mathilde Ramadier

An essay evoking the uses and potentials of psychoanalysis.

With DIAS DE GLÓRIA QUANDO ENCONTRO SEU OLHAR
photographs by IRIS DE OLIVEIRA

THE DESICCATION OF CORAL

Word Count: 3,222

by Jamieson Webster

A tour through a dream, a rumination on the loss inherent to desire.

With an excerpt from BEYOND THE NATION STATE I WANT TO DREAM
a video by DORINE VAN MEEL

TOTEMIZING THE TABOO, OR SEIZING THE FORTRESS OF WHITENESS

Word Count: 3,974

by Carlos Padrón

Building community, and the therapeutic relationship, around an exaltation of the radically Other.

With (BE)LONGING
an artwork by CANNUPA HANSKA LUGER

WE ALL FALL DOWN

Word Count: 1,575

by Gohar Homayounpour

Facing the dizziness of freedom through self-awareness in the disorientation of the Covid-19 moment.

With WEAVE DRAFT ABERRATIONS
videos by JOVENCIO DE LA PAZ

THE IMPORTANCE OF FREUDO-LACANIAN PSYCHOANALYSIS TO LIBERATION PRAXIS

Word Count: 2,789

by Robert K. Beshara

A foundational work presenting the relevance of Jacques Lacan’s psychoanalytic theory within a praxis global in scale.

With NEXT TO YOU (IN-MALIBU.MX)
a video by RODRIGO NAVA RAMIREZ

“To Be or Not To Be”: Blackness and Signification

Word Count: 2,675

by S. Alfonso Williams

A radical explosion of the reality of race and racism through a transformative use of language.

With BEYOND THE HORIZON & ACID RAIN
artworks by DAVID ALABO

Paradise Lost—On Researching the Female Orgasm in Psychoanalytic Theory

Word Count: 3,815

by Amelie Wittenberg

How Psychology and Psychoanalysis have, since their inception, contributed to the repression of female sexuality.

With COURS INTÉRIEURES
an artwork by DEBORA CHEYENNE CRUCHON

ELEMENTAL CATASTROPHE: ECOPSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE VIRAL UNCANNY OF COVID-19

Word Count: 5,369

by Joseph Dodds

Coronavirus embodies the uncanny ecology that threatens our destruction—but also offers a pause in the headlong rush of our ecocidal civilization, opening possibilities of renewal.

With POOL
artworks by SOLVEIG SETTEMSDAL

AI AND THE MISSING BODY

Word Count: 4,437

by Isabel Millar

A Lacanian exploration of Artificial Intelligence, and the body.

With THE CRYSTALLIZATION OF BRASILIA
a video by GUERREIRO DO DIVINO AMOR

Am I Becoming a Worse Therapist?

Word Count: 1,986

by Valery Hazanov

A therapist reflects on the apparent contradictions of developing as a therapist.

With VOGEL’S NET
an artwork by PAIGE SILVERMAN

CAN IGNORING THE UNCONSCIOUS MAKE US FREE? SARTRE, EXISTENTIALISM, AND PSYCHOANALYSIS WITHOUT UNCONSCIOUS

Word Count: 2,145

by Mathilde Ramadier

What good is Existential Psychoanalysis today?

With UNION (PART II: AFFECTIVE LABOUR)
an artwork by HANCOCK & KELLY

Desire and Pleasure

Word Count: 2,122

by Franco 'Bifo' Berardi

On why we’d be fools to sever pleasure from desire.

With INTERVENTION, HAPPY TRAIL & 911 CALL
artwork by ERIN M. RILEY

BIOPOLITICAL WARS IN THE ERA OF THE ALT-RIGHT

Word Count: 3,146

by Dr A. Kiarina Kordela

A warning to the left on the dehumanizing potentials of shame.

With RAY OF HOPE
a video by DUNCAN McKELLAR

WADING ON THE SHORES OF THE UNCONSCIOUS: EXPLORING THE ROLES OF FANTASY AND IMAGINATION IN THERAPY

Word Count: 3,119

by Elizabeth Carter

Psychologically, fantasy can be a tool, a crutch, or a means of transformation.

With #10 – INVITATION TO LOVE: FRAGMENTED VIDEO DIARY
a video by JORGOS LOUKAKOS