highbrowlowlife · RU100: RENDERING ANDREW MCLUHAN UNCONSCIOUS, THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE

Rendering Unconscious welcomes Andrew McLuhan to the podcast!

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Andrew McLuhan is a Media Educator and Associate Editor of the Winnipeg School of Communication’s journal, Winnsox. He is a husband, father, poet, writer, teacher, craftsman, and explorer. Involved with McLuhan Studies for over a decade, Andrew was responsible for the inventory and evaluation of Marshall McLuhan’s “working library” and presents on the subject widely. Marshall McLuhan’s working library is now located at the University of Toronto’s Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and has recently been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

Andrew studies the work of Marshall and Eric McLuhan and gives speeches and workshops on subjects related to their work in media, culture, and technology. In 2017, Andrew conceived and formed The McLuhan Institute as an organization to preserve and promote McLuhan studies, as well as to use them to carry forward the never-ending work of understanding human innovation and its consequences with an eye toward an actual ecology of the media.

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This episode is also available on YouTube:

Watch Andrew’s Seminar on The Medium is the Message

Watch The Media Ecology Gospel according to Andrew McLuhan

Mentioned in this episode:

Vanessa Sinclair on Art Matters podcast: Psychoanalysing Art

Jim Carrey’s new book Memoirs and Misinformation

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) 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

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