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  • Kim Nguyen

    Director/Curator of Artspeak 2011–2016.

  • Jeanne Randolph

    Jeanne Randolph is one of Canada’s foremost cultural theorists. She is the author of the influential book Psychoanalysis & Synchronized Swimming (1991) as well as Symbolization and Its Discontents (1997), Why Stoics Box, (2003), and Ethics of Luxury (2007). Dr. Randolph is also known as an engaging lecturer and performance artist. In universities and galleries across Canada, England, Australia, and Spain she has spoken on topics ranging from the aesthetics of Barbie dolls to the philosophy of Wittgenstein.

Talks & Events

  • Out of Psychoanalysis Book Launch

    JEANNE RANDOLPH
    September 22, 2012

    A talk/reading in conjunction with the launch of Jeanne Randolph’s Artspeak publication, Out of Psychoanalysis: Ficto-Criticism 2005 to 2011.

    Out of Psychoanalysis is a collection of essays and ficto-criticism from Winnipeg-based cultural critic Jeanne Randolph. Composed between 2005-2011, the texts include psychoanalytic responses to contemporary art exhibitions, a collection of vignettes, lamentations on capitalism, and a contrived history of Canadian ficto-criticism. The books address a diverse range of subjects including the Cucumber Mosaic virus, Bob Dylan, Sigmund Freud, insects at the bottom of a river in Winnipeg, and the colour blue.

Publications

Out of Psychoanalysis: Ficto-Criticism 2005 to 2011

Psychoanalysis front
Psychoanalysis back

Title: Out of Psychoanalysis: Ficto-Criticism 2005 to 2011
Category: Criticism
Writer: Jeanne Randolph
Editor: Kim Nguyen
Design: Hodgkinson Design
Publisher: Artspeak
Printer: East Van Printing
Year published: 2012
Edition: 200
Pages: 109pp
Cover: Paper
Binding: Staple Bound
Process: Digital
Features: 3 booklets
Dimensions: 19 x 11 x 2 cm
Weight: 126 g
ISBN: 978-0-921394-65-5
Cost: First edition out of print. Second edition pending.

Out of Psychoanalysis is a collection of essays and ficto-criticism from Winnipeg-based cultural critic Jeanne Randolph. Composed between 2005-2011, the texts include psychoanalytic responses to contemporary art exhibitions, a collection of vignettes, lamentations on capitalism, and a contrived history of Canadian ficto-criticism. The books address a diverse range of subjects including the Cucumber Mosaic virus, Bob Dylan, Sigmund Freud, insects at the bottom of a river in Winnipeg, and the colour blue.