Rendering Unconscious welcomes Jamie Ruers to the podcast!

Jamie Ruers is an art historian who completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s from University of Plymouth and Birkbeck, University of London respectively. Her area of research is the history of Vienna from the late 19th- and early 20th-century. She has worked at the Freud Museum, the final home of Sigmund and Anna Freud, in London for last 7 years where she is now the Events Manager. Alongside this role she has researched and produced content for exhibitions, events, conferences, and educational resources – all of which are now taking place online. She has published and delivered talks on the history of Vienna, psychoanalysis, and surrealism in art, design and film, and recently appeared in the documentary Art & Mind (2019). Her first co-edited book, Freud/Lynch: Behind the Curtain (Phoenix Publishing) – based on a conference from 2018 – is due for release this year.

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Also mentioned in this episode:

Jacqueline Rose “To die ones own death

Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna

Sigmund Freud Museum, Czech Republic

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.

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. Most recently, she authored Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation (Routledge 2020). Her other 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 Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019). Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis.

The track at the end of the episode is “Psychoanalytic snakes to honor my lineage” by Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson from the album “Switching Mirrors” available at Bandcamp. Also available as a limited edition 2 CD boxset from Highbrow Lowlife and Trapart Editions.

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

Image from the Freud Museum, London