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2022

December 7-21 – Bali.Art.Magick Retreat hosted by Jake Kobrin, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.

October 23 – Body Modification, Polymorphous Perversity & Pandrogeny by Vanessa Sinclair + Forcing the Hand of Chance – A Look at the DIY Occulture of Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth (TOPY) by Carl Abrahamsson, Morbid Anatomy Museum, online.

October 14-16 – Visionary Medium: Psychoanalysis & the Magic of Cinema conference co-organized with Carl Abrahamsson, Husets Biograf Copenhagen, Denmark. 

October 7-9 – Presenting at Occulture Conference, Berlin, Germany.

September 15 – The Tenderness of the Cut as part of the exhibition that other world, the world of the teapot. tenderness, a model, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany.

July 17 – The Atavistic Network by Charlotte Rodgers and Necromancy: Working with Ancestors in Art and Magic by Dr Vanessa Sinclair, Morbid Anatomy Museum, online.

May 30 – Respondent/ Discussant for Dany Nobus’ Group Pathology and the Analysis of the Ego: On the Dissolution of Psychoanalytic Organisations and the Question of Psychoanalytic Training, ABF, Stockholm, Sweden.

March 6, 13, 20, 27 – The Unconscious Act: Theories of Repetition in Psychoanalysis and Philosophy course, GCAS, online

2021

December 11 – “Embrace Your Own” presented at Yule Hyggeasy 2021, online.

October 9 – Presented “Scansion in psychoanalysis and art with focus on the cut-up method and Pandrogeny” at Cast off! Lacan and the arts, Fondation de la Psychanalyse, online.

September 5 – Artificial Intelligence and the Patipolitical Body with Dr. Isabel Millar and Freud’s Explorations of the Occult with Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, Morbid Anatomy Museum, online.

June 26 – Presenting Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: The Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2020) at Morbid Anatomy Museum, online. 

March 14 – Sinclair, V.R. & Steinkoler, M. On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018) presented at Reckoning/ Foresight, 40th annual conference of APA, Division 39, online. 

2020

December 20 – “Creativity, Dreams & the Unconscious” as part of Aquarius Rising (Reimagined), online.

October 15-18 (postponed) – Next: When the Ice Melts conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 

July 24-26 (postponed) – Psychoanalysis to come: community and culture conference, Husets biograf, Copenhagen, Denmark.

May 28 – Sinclair, V.R., Johanssen, J., Millar, I., Steele, J. & Zeavin, H.  Connection and Community Through Technology panel presentation at The Psychology of Global Crises 2020 conference, American University Paris, online.

May 12 (postponed) – Release event for Outsider Inpatient (Trapart Books, 2020), Bokhandeln Aniara, Göteborg, Sweden. 

March 18-21 (postponed) – Presenting On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) with Manya Steinkoler at Reckoning/ Foresight, the 40th annual conference of APA, Division 39, New York, NY, USA.

2019

November 4-5 – “Psychoanalysis & Necromancy,” The First International Queer Death Studies Conference: Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden. 

October 25 – “Scansion as applied in psychoanalysis and the arts,” Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. 

August 26 – “Scansion in Psychoanalysis & Art: Another Royal Road,” Swedish Psychoanalytic Society, Stockholm, Sweden. 

August 10 – Live performance of “Mementeros” with Carl Abrahamsson as part of Kendell Geers’ exhibition “The Second Coming (Do What Thou Wilt)” at Rua Red, Dublin, Ireland. 

July 4-August 28 – “Mementeros” exhibition, The Museum of Pornography in Art, Zürich, Switzerland. Live performance and film screening with Carl Abrahamsson. 

June 15 – Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019) release event, Aeon Books, NYC, USA.

June 11-12 – “Inpatient/ Outsider: Creativity and Mentabolization,” The Material and Immaterial History of Psychiatry: an Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 

May 30-June 1 – Re-writing the Future: 100 Years of Esoteric Modernism & Psychoanalysis conference, Schloss Pienzenau & Brunnenburg, Merano, Italy. The papers from this conference are collected together into a special edition of The Fenris Wolf vol 11 (Trapart Books, 2022).

May 10-12 – “The Colonial Crusade against Magical Thinking,” Colonial Fantasies, Violent Transmissions: Psychoanalysis & Politics, Swedish Psychoanalytic Society, Stockholm, Sweden. 

May 2-4 – “Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: Another Royal Road,” The Truths of Psychoanalysis,11th Meeting of the International Association for Psychoanalysis & Philosophy (SIPP), Södertörn University & Swedish Psychoanalytic Society, Stockholm, Sweden. 

April 26 – Launch event for Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019) and On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018), Rönnells Antikvariat, Stockholm, Sweden. 

January 12-February 3 – “Cut to Fit the Mouth” exhibition, Galleri Granen, Sundsvall, Sweden. Live performance with Carl Abrahamsson. Reviewed in Sundsvalls Tidning.

2018

September 14 – Live performance with Carl Abrahamsson, Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden.

Spring/ Summer – Lecture series with Carl Abrahamsson across Scandinavia on the Cut-up Method of Brion Gysin & William Burroughs to celebrate the release of Brion Gysin: His Name Was Master (Trapart Books, 2018).

April 28-29 – “The Magic of the Cut-up Method & Third Mind,” Conjuring Creativity: Art and the Esoteric, Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden.

April 9 – “The Magic of the Cut-up Method & Third Mind,” Nura Learning.

2017

May 6 – Launch event for The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart Books), Cut to Fit the Mouth (Arcana Machine) and Message 23 (Highbrow-Lowlife) + sleep concert with Michael McDermott aka Mikronesia, New York City, USA.

March 22 – The Cut in Creation, Maryland Institute for Contemporary Art (MICA), Baltimore, USA. Hosted by Mikita Brottman

February 27 – Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016) book release event, The Bookstore in the Grove, Miami, USA. Live performance with Carl Abrahamsson.

January 4 – Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016) book release event,  Rönnells Antikvariat, Stockholm, Sweden. Live performance with Den Arkaiska Rösten.

January 3 – Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016) book release event, Bokhandeln Aniara, Göteborg, Sweden. Live performance with Joachim Nordwall & Carl Abrahamsson.

2016

November 28 – Book launch for Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016), The Delancey, New York City, USA. Live performance with Liza Beth Paap.

October 24 – An Evening of Exquisite Corpse, The Delancey, New York City, USA.

October 15-16 – Annual Dream Over: A Sleepover for Adults, The Rubin Museum of Art, New York City, USA. Read Alexxa Gotthardt’s article “I Spent the Night in a Museum, and I’ve Never Felt Closer to a Work of Art” for Artsy.

October 6 – On the Dance of Occult and Unconscious in Freud with Dr. Steven Reisner, Morbid Anatomy Museum, New York City, USA. This lecture has been turned into an episode of Rendering Unconscious Podcast. Listen here

September 19 – Rendering Unconscious: an Evening of Automatic Poetry, The Delancey, New York City, USA.

September 14 – “Stripped to the Core on the Road to Madness” – Journey of the Shaman, Artist, Magical Practitioner with Charlotte Rodgers and Khi Armand, Morbid Anatomy Museum, New York City, USA.

September 9-10 – “Third Mind work & Pandrogeny,” Trans-States: The Art of Crossing Over conference, University of Northampton, England.

July 22 – “Belle de Jour & the work of artists Breyer P-Orridge,” Cabaret Cinema, as part of the exhibition Try to Altar Everything, The Rubin Museum of Art, New York City, USA.

July 12 – The Thing That Knowledge Can’t Eat: Engaging the Power of Archetypes and Deities for Radical Transformation/ Exploring the Seven Souls with Langston Kahn and Demetrius Lacroix, Morbid Anatomy Museum, New York City, USA.

May 27 – Double, Double, Toil and Trouble; Narcissism, Mourning & Sexuality: Freud and Lacan meet Dalí and Goldin with Claire-Madeline Culkin and Dr Ray O Neill, Morbid Anatomy Museum, New York City, USA. Read Sola Agustsson’s review “Dali’s Doppleganger’s and Ghosts” at Hyperallergic.

May 6-8 – Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference co-organized with Carl Abrahamsson, Candid Arts Trust, London, England. The papers from this conference are collected together into a special edition of The Fenris Wolf vol 9 (Trapart Books, 2017).

April 28 – “Cutting up the Image of the Father/ Reconstructing the Third as part of the “Father Figures are Hard to Find” exhibition, NGBK, Berlin, Germany. This lecture has been turned into an episode of Rendering Unconscious Podcast. Listen here

April 18 – Image Within/ Image Without: Iconography, Symbols, and the Psychology Reflected Therein – A Discussion of Historical and Modern Divinatory Practices  with Dr. Al Cummins and Jesse Hathaway Diaz, Morbid Anatomy Museum, New York City, USA.

February 5 – Death is in Our Hearts: Meditations on Death’s Attractional Force, an Illustrated Lecture with Carl Abrahamsson, Morbid Anatomy Museum, New York City, USA.

January 16 – The Cut in Creation with Katelan Foisy at Madame Zuzu’s, Chicago, USA.

January 11 – The Cut in Creation: an Introduction to Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult with Katelan Foisy, at Morbid Anatomy Museum, New York City, USA. Read the article by Gabby Bess for Broadly/VICE, “The Power of Cutting Up Your Idols & Everything Else”

2015

May 1-3 – On Violence and Psychoanalysis conference co-organized with Manya Steinkoler, Fordham University – Lincoln Center Campus, New York City, USA. The book On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018) co-edited with Manya Steinkoler was birthed from this event. 

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