Rendering Unconscious episode 235.

Steve Dee is a Systemic Psychotherapist working in the NHS within the field of mental health social work. He is the author of A Gnostic’s Progress: Magic and the Path of Awakening and The Heretic’s Journey: Spiritual Freethinking for Difficult TimesHe is also the co-author (with Julian Vayne) of the book Chaos Craft. After a near miss with the Anglican Priesthood, he focused his energies on more occult pursuits that have included work within the east/west tantra group AMOOKOS and the Chaos Magic current. His current interest in Gnosticism represents an attempt to explore the way in which joys of heretical freethinking can be harnessed for the benefit of all. He is here to talk about his newest book Chaos Monk. He blogs at 

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Join us Sunday, April 16th via Morbid Anatomy Museum, live via zoom – Westworld: Anton LaVey’s Total Environments, Gamification and Ghosts in the Machines with Anders Lundgren and Caligula as a Dionysian Affirmation of Life with River, An Online Presenation

Beginning September 10th via Morbid Anatomy Museum, live via zoom – Harnessing the Magic and Creative Power of the Cut-up Method a la William Burroughs, David Bowie, Genesis P-Orridge, Led by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson

Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, a psychoanalyst based in Sweden, who works with people internationally. 

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Dr. Sinclair is the author of The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: The Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2021) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016).

And is the editor of  Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Films of Ingmar Bergman: From Freud to Lacan and Beyond (Routledge, 2023), Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019), Outsider Inpatient: Reflections on Art as Therapy (Trapart Books, 2021) with Dr. Elisabeth Punzi, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart Books, 2017) and The Fenris Wolf vol 11 (Trapart Books, 2022) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson.

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast. All music at Swedish independent record label Highbrow Lowlife Bandcamp page is free download/ name your price. Enjoy!

The song at the end of the episode is “Resonant” from the album Variations of Chaos by Vanessa Sinclair and Pete Murphy. Available at Bandcamp. Also available streaming at Spotify and other streaming services.

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