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Lament: Bettina von Zwehl in conversation with Josh Cohen

Lament is a new publication by Art/Books, which features two series of images by artist Bettina von Zwehl with new writing by psychoanalyst Josh Cohen. Cohen’s two texts are interwoven amongst the images, one a critical reflection on light and shadow, the other a poetic tale inspired by the torn photographs.

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

'Soul Machine' takes us back to the origins of modernity, a time when a crisis in religious authority and the scientific revolution led to searching questions about the nature of human inner life. This is the story of how a new concept-the mind-emerged as a potential solution, one that was part soul and part machine, but fully neither.

Symposium-Art and Mourning: The role of creativity in healing trauma and loss

The afternoon will be led by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, psychoanalyst, art therapist and artist, and author of a new book Art and Mourning: The role of creativity in healing trauma and loss. The afternoon will feature conversations with Jane McAdam Freud, Jeremy Gavron and Fay Ballard, who will each explore how their own losses and trauma has informed and influenced their work. Esther Dreifuss-Kattan’s own work will be on display in the Museum over the weekend of 21/22 May.