On this episode of Rendering Unconscious, Swedish author, artist, musician and filmmaker Carl Abrahamsson presents his lecture “Intuition as a State of Grace” on the similarities of the creative process in art and ritual. To listen to his previous talk “Formulating the Desired” on the similarities between ritual magic and psychoanalysis, please visit Rendering Unconscious podcast episode 7.

Please find his books:
“Occulture: the Hidden Forces that Drive Culture Forward” (Inner Traditions, 2018): www.innertraditions.com/occulture.html

“Reasonances” (Scarlet Imprint, 2013): scarletimprint.com/carl-abrahamsson/

His ongoing series The Fenris Wolf via Trapart Books: www.trapart.net

Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. Episodes are also created from lectures given at various international conferences.

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The song at the end of the episode is “Altruistic Selfishness” from the album “O Time Thy Pyramids”by Carl Abrahamsson: carlabrahamsson.bandcamp.com

Portrait of Carl Abrahamsson by Val Denham

Photo by Vanessa Sinclair