www.egs.edu/ Bracha L. Ettinger, artist and Professor of Psychoanalysis and Art at the European Graduate School, talking about aesthetics, proto-ethics and maternal subjectivity, art, painting, transference, objectivity, gaze, trauma, sublime, beauty, psychoanalysis, and subject. In this lecture, Bracha discusses trans-subjectivity, freedom, resistance, identity, transject, matrixial, art-object, anxiety, and other, in relationship to aggressive, sexuality, compassion, communicaring, maternal subjectivity, ready-made-mother-monster, inspiration, fantasy, jouissance, and Jacques Lacan. Public open lecture for the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe 2010 Bracha L. Ettinger.
Bracha Ettinger received her Ph.D. in Aesthetics of Visual Arts from the University of Paris VIII, a DEA in Psychoanalysis from the University of Paris VII, and an MA in Clinical Psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has been forging for the last twenty years a new 'matrixial' theory and language with major aesthetical, analytic, ethical and political implications.
Her artworks have presented in an array of major museums of contemporary art, such as The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp [Gorge(l ), 2006-2007] and a selection of Bracha's essays has been compiled in The Matrixial Borderspace (2006 ). Most of her critical work, however, can be found in journals such as Psychoanalytic Dialogues, Trouble in the Archives, and Theory Culture & Society, among others.