Rendering Unconscious is a podcast about psychoanalysis, culture and more hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, a psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist in independent practice in New York and Stockholm. Dr. Sinclair sees patients internationally, specializing in online and remote treatment for entrepreneurs, creatives and business people who travel, offering continuity and quality of care for modern people on the go.
A founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis, Dr. Sinclair facilitates lectures, events and conferences internationally, including On Violence and Psychoanalysis (2015) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, which has evolved into a book On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018), and the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference in London (2016) co-hosted with Swedish author Carl Abrahamsson, of which an anthology of collected papers became a special edition of The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart, 2017).
Her next upcoming event is Re-writing the Future: 100 Years of Esoteric Modernism and Psychoanalysis co-hosted with Carl Abrahamsson at Schloß Pienzenau & Brunnenburg Castle in Merano, Italy, May 30 – June 1, 2019.
She is currently editing a collection of contemporary psychoanalytic writing and poetry under the title Rendering Unconscious to be released by Trapart (2019) and is working on an upcoming book Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: The Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2019). Dr. Sinclair is the author of Switching Mirrors (2016) a book of cut-up poetry. Together with artist Katelan Foisy, she explores the creative potential of the cut-up method and third mind. A book of their work Chaos of the Third Mind is upcoming from Fulgur Ltd (2020).
Val Denham has called her, “A female William Burroughs for the age of desperation.”
For more information and/or to subscribe to her newsletter, feel free to contact her at sinclairvanessa [AT] gmail.com
Photo by Carl Abrahamsson