Rendering Unconscious welcomes Icy Sedgwick to the podcast!

Icy Sedgwick is working on a PhD exploring the representation of the haunted house in contemporary Hollywood horror films. She runs the Fabulous Folklore podcast, investigating European folklore and its appearances in popular culture. In case she tires of the research, Icy also writes dark fantasy and Gothic horror fiction. Her books include Gothic Dissections in Film and Literature: The Body in Parts (Palgrave 2017) with Ian Conrich.

On Sunday, November 21st, she will be presenting “The Face of Fear: Faces in Gothic Horror Films” as part of our Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult series hosted by Morbid Anatomy Museum, online via zoom at 2PM NYC / 7PM UK / 20 CET

On Monday Dec 20th she will be presenting “The Holly and the Ivy: The Folklore of Festive Frills” via Creswell Crags online via zoom.

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists and other creatives & intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. 

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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, 2020) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016), and the editor of 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, 2018) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart, 2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson. 

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The track at the end of the episode is “Until we meet again” from the album “Inner Underworld” by Vanessa Sinclair and Henrik Nordvargr Björkk. Available via Bandcamp.

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

Image: Icy Sedgwick