Rendering Unconscious welcomes Amy Gaeta to the podcast!

Rendering Unconscious Podcast welcomes Amy Gaeta, a PhD candidate in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She takes a transdisciplinary approach by bringing together critical disability studies, feminist science and technology, and visual culture studies to understand the present and prospective roles of A.I., automation, and robots. Her dissertation, Drone Life: A Feminist Crip Analysis of the Human examines positive affects toward drones to theorize how drones are changing what it means to be human. Her next project examines A.I.’s role in the treatment of mental illness and cognitive disabilities within the global mental health crisis. Amy is also a poet.

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Rendering Unconscious is a podcast about psychoanalysis, culture and more hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, a psychoanalyst from New York City, now based in 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, as well as for those who are home-bound or live in remote locations and may not otherwise have access to psychoanalytic treatment.

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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. 

The song at the end of the episode is “A Vehicle” from the album “The Pathways of the Heart (For Jess)” by Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson.

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast.

Portrait of Amy Gaeta by David Knight