Rendering Unconscious welcomes Tom Bland to the podcast!

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Tom Bland’s The Death of the Clown is out with Bad Betty Press. His next book, Camp Fear, will be available in 2021. He studied psychotherapy and dream analysis at The Society for Psychology and Healing, and Contemporary Performance Practices and Live Art at University of East London. He teaches online writing courses and edits the magazine, Spontaneous Poetics.

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. Episodes are also created from lectures given at various international conferences.

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

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) – collected papers from the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference, London – 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 forthcoming from Routledge 2020. Dr. Sinclair is a founding member of Das Unbehagen: A Free Association for Psychoanalysis.

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Mentioned in this episode:
Pierre Molinier
Antonin Artaud
Robert Frank – Me and My Brother (1969)
Allen Ginsberg & Peter Orlovsky
Breyer P-Orridge
Abel Ferarra – The Addiction (1995)
Joan Riviere – Womanliness as a Masquerade
Rudolf Steiner

RU91: Jason Haaf

RU46: Jordan Osserman

The Freud Museum, London has been offering fantastic online courses.

The track at the end of the episode is “Rite of Love” from the just released album “Switching Mirrors” by Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson, available from Highbrow Lowlife and Trapart Editions

Cover art of Tom Bland’s book Death of a Clown on Bad Betty Press.