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This volume contains material from the conference Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult (London, 2016).

Trapart Books 2017, 248 pages, 148 x 210 mm, perfect bound.


Vanessa Sinclair & Carl Abrahamsson Editors’ Introduction: Looking back at the crossroads

Katelan Foisy Invocation: Homage to the spirits of the land/London

Sharron Kraus: Art as Alchemy

Demetrius Lacroix: The Seven Layers of the Vodou Soul

Graham Duff Sublime Fragments: The Art of John Balance

Ken Henson: The American Occult Revival In My Work

Gary Lachman: Was Freud Afraid of the Occult?

Peter Grey: Fly the Light

Val Denham: Proclaim Present Time Over

Katelan Foisy & Vanessa Sinclair: The Cut In Creation

Claire-Madeline Culkin: Beds, Bodies and Other Books of Common Prayer – A Reading of the Photography of Nan Goldin

Steven Reisner: On the Dance of the Occult and Unconscious in Freud

Katy Bohinc: The 12th House: Art and the Unconscious

Olga Cox Cameron: When Shall We 3 Meet Again? Psychoanalysis, Art and the Occult: A Clandestine Convergence

Ingo Lambrecht Wairua: Following shamanic contours in psychoanalytic therapy at a Māori Mental Health Service in New Zealand

Elliott Edge: An Occult Reading of PAO! Imagining in the Dark with Our Vestigial Shamanism in a Shade, Shadow, Wide

Charlotte Rodgers: Stripped to the Core: Animistic Art Action and Magickal Revelation

Alkistis Dimech: Dynamics of the Occulted Body

Fred Yee: Cut-Up As Egregore, Oracle and Flirtation Device

Robert Ansell: Androgyny, Biology and Latent Memory in the Work of Austin Osman Spare

Ray O Neill: Double, Double, Toil and Trouble: Psychoanalysis Burn and Surrealism Bubble

Derek M Elmore: Dreams and the Neither-Neither

Julio Mendes Rodrigo: Rebis, the Double Being

Eve Watson: Bowie’s Non-Human Effect: Alien/Alienation in The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and The Hunger (1983)

Carl Abrahamsson: Formulating the Desired: Some similarities between ritual magic and the psychoanalytic process

Front cover painting by Val Denham

Back cover painting by Ken Henson