Gary Indiana: The Artist as Writer and Analysand


Thursday, June 24, 2021
6:30 – 7:30 pm
YouTube Video Premiere

The Gertrude and David Fogelson Lecture

Writer and cultural critic Gary Indiana discusses the writings of Louise Bourgeois in relation to her sculpture, drawings, and other artistic works in conjunction with the exhibition Louise Bourgeois, Freud’s Daughter. This talk also explores their affinity with the writing of Antonin Artaud, Unica Zurn, Anna Kavan, and other literary figures who produced some of their work as an adjunctive feature of their psychoanalysis.

About the Speaker:

Gary Indiana is an American novelist and essayist who has also exhibited photography and video films. He collaborated with Louise Bourgeois on one of her final projects, "To Whom It May Concern," an edition of seven hand-sewn books printed on linen.

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