Category Archives: Video

WHY DANCE IN THE FACE OF WAR?

Word Count: 4,965

by Luce DeLire

An argument for inhabiting the space between hostility and hospitality, and for dancing, in the face of Russia’s war in Ukraine.

With FUTURE ANCESTRAL TECHNOLOGIES: NEW MYTH
a film by CANNUPA HANSKA LUGER

Transcend Incarceration

Word Count: 3,885

by Will Anderson

An inmate’s reflections and analysis on incarceration and the potentials and limitations for prison abolition.

With ARBITRARY NAMES CAN’T DEFINE SUCH TASTE
a video by BEN DAWSON

RETRACTING PLEXUS

Word Count: 713

by Dimitra Ioannou

Poetry revolting against the imposition of pervasive judgement under semiocapitalism, and gesturing to its ripe, hidden ruptures.

With PLEXUS ELASTIC
a video by ANDREA GARCIA VASQUEZ

IN-BETWEEN THE LAW AND TRANSGRESSION: DESIRE, ETHICS, AND SYMBOLIC DESTINY IN PSYCHOANALYSIS

Word Count: 3,146

by Richard B. Keys

A tour through experiments in psychoanalytic writing and a consideration of desire and ethics within and outside the analytic situation.

With INSIDE OUT
a film by SARAH KHAN

Ring the Bell

Word Count: 817

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

On emerging from solitude to feel again.

With TOUDI
a video by BALLA MAL KASSÉ

HUMILITY

Word Count: 1,202

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

On the duality and split between softness and sorrow.

With HYPERACUSIS (PART 1)
a film by SOPHIE HOYLE

GOOD EYE TO THE BOUGHS

Word Count: 1,005

by Lehua Taitano

Poetry on the fine line between birth and death, joy and grief.

With REGENESIS: AN OPERA TENTACULAR (ACT 1)
a video by RIEKO WHITFIELD

THE TENDERNESS OF THE CUT

Word Count: 1,939

by Vanessa Sinclair

A psychoanalytic take on the omnipresence of dominance, submission, and inaccessibility in our most intimate relationships.

With SHEER-NAKED-AGGRESSION
a video by SOPHIE HOYLE

LESSONS IN LOVE I: ON REVOLUTIONARY FLIRTING

Word Count: 4,080

by Luce DeLire

A call for a radicalization of flirtation.

With THE STROKER (PT II)
a video by PILVI TAKALA

LETTERS FROM MY CHILDHOOD

Word Count: 708

by Ojo Taiye

Poetry on the delicacy of intimate violence, as seen by a son.

With an excerpt from AFTER MY DEATH / A MUTABLE DECISION
a performance by INDIRA ALLEGRA

POWER AND GENDER IN SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCACY

Word Count: 2,596

by Jen Asturias

An argument for deconstructed gender norms in domestic and sexual violence advocacy.

With THE STROKER (PT I)
a video by PILVI TAKALA

Trust

Word Count: 560

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

Cartesian doubt in the age of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and the non fungible token.

With CURSIVE BINARY: “PORTRAIT OF THE POET AS A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANITY”
artwork by SASHA STILES

WHAT IF MONEY MISFIRES?

Word Count: 2,920

by Franco 'Bifo' Berardi

A critical theoretical look at semiocapitalism’s spread, and implications for society.

With $$$BIT$$$
a video by MARINA HEINTZE

BLADE RUNNER (1982)

Word Count: 1,767

by Franny Choi

A lyrical takedown of anti-Asian racism and misogyny.

With an excerpt from MYCEAQUA VITAE
a film by JOSÈFA NTJAM

Few Understand

Word Count: 3,230

by Kalen Iwamoto

Autofiction as a blockchain, from the blockchain.

With MOVEMENT PORTRAITS
from THE BLACK MOVEMENT PROJECT
by LAJUNÉ MCMILLIAN

ETHEREAL THRESHOLDS AND SURPLUS AESTHETICS

Word Count: 4,052

by JC Holburn

A deep-dive into the ontological and aesthetic implications of crypto.

With DEAR ONE, DEAR DEAD
an artwork by LÉA PORRÉ

Nepenthe

Word Count: 684

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

Silence as a salve for grief, from our Editor.

With WTFRU? (PARTS 1 & 2)
a video by AMANDA SUCKOW

Reckless

Word Count: 791

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

Riding the waves of desire, with a statement from our Editor.

With SHRINE MAIDENS OF THE UNSEELIE COURT
a video game by TABITHA NIKOLAI

THE DESICCATION OF CORAL

Word Count: 3,284

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

EVAPORATE

Word Count: 1,745

by Youmna Chlala

Fiction of the Pacific coast, family, and the beautifully tragic solitude of life.

With FLIGHT MODE
a video by DAIVA TUBUTYTĖ

TOTEMIZING THE TABOO, OR SEIZING THE FORTRESS OF WHITENESS

Word Count: 4,037

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

MOTHER

Word Count: 1,236

by Monica Sanborn

The story of a daughter who witnesses her mother’s loss of body and takes refuge in declarations of nothingness.

With KASPALE’S PLAYGROUND
a film by SYOWIA KYAMBI

COSMIC GULF OF TONKIN

Word Count: 263

by Tao Lin

Poetry on the sinuous nature of reality, and the universe.

With a video by RICK SILVA

Exit Strategy

Word Count: 1,195

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

What to do from the storm of the daze?

With MOLOTOV COCKTAIL HOUR
a video by DAVID PETERKA

Make Poland Russia Again? Frustrated In-Betweenness or: the Second World in the Neoliberal Era

Word Count: 4,205

by Mateusz Chmurski

The American model should not be exported to all national contexts. Poland—and its rhetoric against LGBTQIA communities—is a case in point.

With VIRTUALIZED
a video by DAGMAR SCHÜRRER

THE IMPORTANCE OF FREUDO-LACANIAN PSYCHOANALYSIS TO LIBERATION PRAXIS

Word Count: 2,851

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

SHOWTIME [the poem also known as SHOWSTOPPER]

Word Count: 429

by Koleka Putuma

Poetry that defies the gaze of white dominance.

With JOSEPHINE AND THE LEOPARD
a video by JADE MONTSERRAT & WEBB-ELLIS

ANTHROPOCENE CROSSING

Word Count: 2,194

by Xin Wang

Finding solace in the virtual forests of the video game ‘Animal Crossing.’

With GALAXY
a video by DAGMAR SCHÜRRER

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

Word Count: 5,432

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: 4,500

by Isabel Millar

A Lacanian exploration of Artificial Intelligence, and the body.

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

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

Word Count: 2,206

by Mathilde Ramadier

What good is Existential Psychoanalysis today?

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

THE SPACEMAN DISSOLVES

Word Count: 7,019

by Trevor Shikaze

In this short story, a damaged planet earth sends a spaceman to find a new home for humanity… with gruesome results.

With PREMIUM CONNECT
a video by TABITA REZAIRE

AN OPEN LETTER ON THE UNTHOUGHT CONTRADICTIONS OF DOING CLIMATE ACTIVISM

Word Count: 4,936

by Mihir Sharma

On the links between climate change, racism, and capitalism.

With OF THE EARTH
a video by OLIVIA JONES

NOTHING FOR NOBODY

Word Count: 4,490

by Maggie Ryan Sandford

Science isn’t funny, but it should be.

With AMATEUR BOTANIST
a video by KOTRYNA ULA KILIULYTE

WALKING IN THE SHADOWS

Word Count: 2,358

by Marcie Rendon

Walking the Red River to honor Murdered & Missing Indigenous women.

With WATER
a video by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

BIOPOLITICAL WARS IN THE ERA OF THE ALT-RIGHT

Word Count: 3,208

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

FISHING FOR FALLEN LIGHT

Word Count: 3,122

by Lora Matz

One psychotherapist’s journey from extreme poverty & domestic abuse, through institutional abuse & clandestine drug testing in the US psychiatric system, into transcendence & a life of healing.

With WHEN WE WENT THERE WE WALKED THE PERIMETER
artwork by KATE HOLFORD

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

Word Count: 3,182

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

ANTHROPUSSY

Word Count: 1,769

by Caren Beilin

Experimental fiction mining the depths of gender, sexuality, and self in the Anthropocene.

With #2 – INVITATION TO LOVE: FRAGMENTED VIDEO DIARY
a video by JORGOS LOUKAKOS