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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Rendering Unconscious presents a talk by Sharron Kraus, singer and multi-instrumentalist based in the UK. This lecture is entitled “Art as Alchemy” and was first presented at the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference in London, May 2016. The Fenris Wolf volume 9 is an anthology of the collected papers from the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference.  

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The track playing at the end of the episode is “Nightmare” by Sharron Kraus and is included in the recently released compilation album COVEN available from

Intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious Podcast by Carl Abrahamsson.

Artwork by Vanessa Sinclair. A book of her cut-up poetry SWITCHING MIRRORS is available through and CHAOS OF THE THIRD MIND with artist Katelan Foisy is upcoming from Fulgur.