Rendering Unconscious welcomes Dr. Jan De Vos to the podcast!

Jan De Vos, MA in psychology and PhD in philosophy, his main interests are the critique of (neuro)psychology, (neuro)psychologisation, and, related to this, the subject of the digital turn. His inspiration is continental philosophy, Freudo-Lacanian theory and culture- and ideology critique.

His latest book is The Digitalisation Of (Inter) Subjectivity: A Psy-critique of the Digital Death Drive (Routledge 2020). In December 2020 there was a virtual book launch event with Drs. Ian Parker, David Pavón Cuéllar, David Gunkel, and others. You can see the book launch HERE.

The work of Dr. Néstor Braunstein is also mentioned in this episode, as is the novel The Circle (2013) by Dave Eggers.

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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Rendering Unconscious is also a book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019)

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Vanessa Sinclair, Psy.D. is a psychoanalyst based Stockholm, who sees clients internationally, specializing in offering quality psychoanalytic treatment remotely and online. Her books include Switching Mirrors (2016), The Fenris Wolf vol 9 (2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (2018) co-edited with Manya Steinkoler, and Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation (Routledge 2020). Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis.

The track at the end of the episode is The pathways of the heart (for Jess) from the album of the same name. Available at Bandcamp from Highbrow Lowlife.

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

Image: cover of The Digitalisation Of (Inter) Subjectivity: A Psy-critique of the Digital Death Drive (Routledge 2020)