Due to the current guidelines around social distancing, many of us have recently had to become more acquainted with our own homes. Our collective wish to spend more time at home may not be as trouble-free as was once thought.
With a fascinating talk on the history and anecdotes concerning the origins and transition from funerary masks to death masks and Uncanny exhibition late.
Elizabeth Dearnley discusses her reworking of ‘The Sandman’ for the exhibition ‘The Uncanny: A Centenary’
E.T.A. Hoffmann’s short story The Sandman (1816) has spooked and inspired many with its troubling tale of the folkloric Sandman who haunts the protagonist Nathaniel. This blog post is about this well-known story that Freud references in his 1919 essay ‘The Uncanny’, looking at why it was such an apt and powerful inspiration for Freud […]
Day course with Forbes Morlock
It is related to dread, horror, repulsion and distress. But what is the uncanny and why is it so significant today? Multi-Disciplinary Conference.
Talk on the uncanny and theatre by Dr. Mischa Twitchin.
Part of 'The Uncanny: A Centenary' events series.
The uncanny valley and other tech-based heebie jeebies.
Talk by Dr. Aaron Balick. Part of 'The Uncanny: A Centenary' events series.
Intensive day course with Mary Wild
Launching the Uncanny Candle