Psychoanalytic Poetry Festival 2015: The Creative Unconscious

Freud Museum London: Psychoanalysis Podcasts show

Summary: The Poetry Society and the Freud Museum present an all-day event examining the creative unconscious, with leading speakers from the worlds of poetry, academia and psychoanalysis.SESSION 3Kathryn Maris + Invited PoetsKathryn Maris discusses ‘I Remember’, a cult classic poem-memoir by New York School artist and writer Joe Brainard, and other poets such as Louis MacNeice and Lyn Hejinian, who have also written transformatively about memory. Maris will talk about how these poetic models were used in a recent writing workshop, in order to generate poems which draw on hidden or unexpected memories; and invite some of the participating poets to share the work which resulted.Vahni Capildeo & Jeremy HardinghamPerformative reading with unconscious and conscious patternings followed by discussion.