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Book Release Party for Fenris Wolf 9: Collected Papers from Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult Conference, London 2016

May 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Freud’s birthday – Saturday, May 6 – we will be having a release party for the Fenris Wolf 9, a collection of papers from the Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult conference held in London, May 2016. The reception will be held from 6-8PM at SoHo Psychoanalytic – 30 Charlton Street, Suite 1, New York, NY 10014. This volume includes papers by Unbehageners Steven Reisner, Claire-Madeline Culkin, Eve Watson, Olga Cox Cameron, Ray O-Neill, Ingo Lambrecht, Katy Bohinc, and more… full list of contributors below.
This will also concurrently be an album release party for Vanessa Sinclair’s first audio release CUT TO FIT THE MOUTH with Carl Abrahamsson on NYC label Arcana Machine (http://arcanamachine.tumblr.com/).
As well, we will have a Dream Concert with Michael McDermott (mikronesia.com), a student and collaborator of Pauline Oliveros. Space is very limited. Cost is donation.
Facebook event and further information included below:

6-8pm: Release event for The Fenris Wolf, issue no 9, edited by Vanessa Sinclair & Carl Abrahamsson + the release of their cassette on the NYC label Arcana Machine: CUT TO FIT THE MOUTH

THE FENRIS WOLF 9: This volume contains material from the conference Psychoanalysis, Art & the Occult (London, 2016). Trapart Books 2017, 248 pages, 148 x 210 mm, perfect bound. Contents:
– 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

VANESSA SINCLAIR & CARL ABRAHAMSSON: “CUT TO FIT THE MOUTH” (Arcana Machine) “The debut album by artist and psychoanalyst Vanessa Sinclair and Swedish artist and occulturist Carl Abrahamsson. A collaborative conjuring composed of 9 readings of cut-up texts mixed with sound and music. Edition of 230 cassettes (including a special edition of 23 with a limited signed cut-up print (210 x 297 mm) by Sinclair).”

DREAM-CONCERT WITH MIKRONESIA/MICHAEL McDERMOTT (10pm-6am) Come sleep & dream with us as we’re lulled into dreamland by the soothing tones from Michael McDermott. NB: Limited space! If you’d like to be a part of this, please rsvp in a PM to Vanessa Sinclair (sinclairvanessa@gmail.com). First come, first served, first to dream!


May 6, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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30 Charlton Street, Suite 1
New York, NY 10014 United States


Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamson

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