Rendering Unconscious is a podcast hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, an American psychoanalyst based in Stockholm. Dr. Sinclair interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, philosophers, creative arts therapists, social workers, artists, poets, writers, scholars and other clinicians and intellectuals about their process, work, current events, activism, mental health care, diverse theoretical lenses and various worldviews. Episodes also include lectures given and recorded at various events hosted internationally.

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On this episode of Rendering Unconscious Podcast, famed artist and musician Val Denham presents her paper “Proclaim Present Time Over” originally given at the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference, which took place at Candid Arts Trust, London 2016.

This paper can be found as part of a collection of papers from this conference that became a special edition of The Fenris Wolf volume 9 and can be found at

View this full panel of presentations at YouTube, including Val Denham “Proclaim Present Time Over,” Langston Kahn with “The Thing Which Knowledge Can’t Eat: Gods, Archetypes and the Mind,” and Graham Duff presenting “Sublime Fragments: The Art of Jhonn Balance.” Moderated by Caleigh Fisher.

This episode is also available on it’s own with accompanying film at YouTube.

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The song at the end of the episode is “To Be Back With You” a collaboration between Val Denham and Vanessa Sinclair, with music by Carl Abrahamsson, from the compilation album MESSAGE 23 available from

Music for intro and outro of Rendering Unconscious Podcast by Carl Abrahamsson.

Image “Venus Castina” by Val Denham.