⁞ Spencer Rowell’s therapeutic process ⁞

© Spencer Rowell, from the project Pathography of An Artist, 2013-14. Description: Session II (Ibid.) Rejecting the mother’s milk, perhaps the ‘feed’ is poisonous or unpalatable – yet what is rejected is full of light. (Eb., II. xx.) A triptych, religious-looking but based on a very non-sacred, commonplace piece of furniture. A dressing table, where…

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┐ Object on Screen └

still from Untamed Heart, 1993 II. Pleasure in Looking/Fascination with the Human Form A. The cinema offers a number of possible pleasures. One is scopophilia. There are circumstances in which looking itself is a source of pleasure, just as, in the reverse formation, there is pleasure in being looked at. Originally. in his Three Essays…

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┐ Pat Brassington └

© Pat Brassington, Untitled, from the series Cambridge Road, 2007 © Pat Brassington, Untitled, from the series Cambridge Road, 2007 “In most of her ‘artist’s statements’ and the rare interviews in press, Brassington mentions her engagement with both surrealism and psychoanalysis. But there is no allegiance, no endorsement, no salute to the father. Everything is…

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║ Sarah-Mace Dennis ║

© Sarah-Mace Dennis, Asylum Bathing Area #1, from the series Tracing the trail of the dead, 2004 © Sarah-Mace Dennis, Asylum Corridor #2, from the series Tracing the trail of the dead, 2004 «Hysteria, as the word suggests, was originally thought to emanate from the uterus and so was considered a specifically female malady. It…

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