Rewind/Fast Forward: Tapes from the Freud Museum

Participants of 'Transcultural Memory' studies at Goldsmiths University respond to the themes of memory, movement and migration.

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16 September, 2018, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free with admission - no need to book

Transcultural Memory, Goldsmiths University

Over the last six months, participants in the Transcultural Memory course in the Visual Cultures Department at Goldsmiths have been exploring the intersections of the politics of memory, philosophy, psychoanalysis, race and colonialism.

This event will examine the temporality of remembering and forgetting (rewinding and fast-forwarding) through audio visual art practices, particularly in relation to migration. Freud’s’ writing and case studies will serve as the starting point to analyse the current political framework of the immigration crisis and the trauma of belonging.

Artworks are perhaps the best instruments to help us understand the journey of the migrant, its traumatic departures and the uncertainty of arrival. Tapes from the Freud Museum will explore the idea of memory and forgetting through film installations, soundtracks, archival materials and psychoanalytic concepts developed by Sigmund Freud.

Join us for an affective and non-spatial journey through time.

Participants: Rinrada Na Chiangmai, I-Ying Liu, Sanjita Majumder, Aron Rossman-Kiss, Claudia Tsang, Sofia Villena Araya


16 September, 2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free with admission - no need to book
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Freud Museum London
20 Maresfield Gardens
London, NW3 5SX United Kingdom
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