Rendering Unconscious episode 269.

Carl Abrahamsson presents “Forcing The Hand of Chance: A Look at the DIY Occulture of TOPY”. This lecture was presented at the Occulture Conference in Berlin 2022.

Carl Abrahamsson is a Swedish author, publisher and filmmaker.

His books include Source Magic (2023), Chimera Obscura (2023), Codex Nordica (2022), Anton LaVey and the Church of Satan (2022), Different People (2021), The Devil’s Footprint (2020), Occulture (2018), Mother, Have a Safe Trip (2016), Reasonances (2013), and The Fenris Wolf series.

His publishing company is Trapart Books, Films and Editions.

He also contributed a chapter to Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Films of Ingmar Bergman: From Freud to Lacan and Beyond (2023) edited by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair.

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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 a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis.

She 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. Check out Swedish independent record label Highbrow Lowlife. Enjoy!

The song at the end of the episode is “The Result” by White Stains from the album Single-minded Dualisms (Singles 1987-1989). Available at Bandcamp. Also streaming at Spotify and other streaming services. 

Image: Carl Abrahamsson presenting at Occulture 2022