Art and Fiction – Lucy Orta’s Procession Banners

By | November 14th, 2018|LRO 104|

Outstanding! To encounter the performance Procession Banners (2018)[1] by Lucy Orta is to face the “sovereign image”.[2] This work leads the viewer beyond the sense of the conventional, as it draws attention to the written words. We can use Lacan’s registers – the symbolic, imaginary and real – to aid our understanding of this work [...]

Big Little Lies: big, little, and necessary lies

By | October 23rd, 2018|LRO 99|

The plot of this interesting miniseries takes place in Monterey, a town in Northern California. The main characters are three women, three mothers – Celeste, Jane and Madeline. Jane is a shy and enigmatic young woman who has just moved to Monterey with Ziggy, her son. She is a single mother who is trying to [...]

The Lacanian Review. Hurly-Burly – Issue 6

By | October 17th, 2018|TLR 6|

New Lacanian School (NLS) / World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP) The 6th Issue of The Lacanian Review, Fall 2018 ‘¡URGENT!’ Release Date: November 2018 - FREE SHIPPING BEFORE NOVEMBER 4TH Brief With a series of exceptional new translations of texts by Jacques Lacan and Jacques-Alain Miller, The Lacanian Review takes you into the space of [...]

The Green Tide

By | October 15th, 2018|LRO 97|

For years groups of women have been demonstrating in Argentina. Women who, through different manifestations, make a claim for equal gender rights, protection, security, expansion of social benefits, etc. From the parliamentary debate on the decriminalization of abortion, this movement has grown exponentially, taking to the streets of the country’s main cities, identifying itself with [...]

Turning One’s Back

By | September 22nd, 2018|LRO 91|

Psychoanalysis has shown us that the parlêtre’s life is based on the disharmony which exists between the sexes, on the impossibility of complementary enjoyments since in fact we make love with our unconscious. This is the idea condensed in the Lacanian aphorism: there is no sexual rapport. But certainly, a little movement of the body [...]

Art and Fiction

By | September 19th, 2018|LRO 90|

Art and Fiction Kan Yasuda’s 'The secret of the Sky' In Short  Surprise! To encounter the work of art The secret of the sky (1996) by Kan Yasuda, means to face “the sovereign image”[1] in Naoshima Island ![2] Beyond the phenomenology of perception, the visitor is invited to fall upon the significantised element. Freud and Lacan [...]

The tea of the master and the tea of desire. A short story in the light of Lacan’s Seminar XVII

By | September 15th, 2018|LRO 89|

Amantine is the heroine of the exceptional short story À Clairmont by Maryse Battistuzzi.[1] She is an old lady with a particular whim that makes other people wonder: when taking her tea she invariably leaves a small quantity in the bottom of her cup. To Amantine, to consume those last sips would doubtless amount “to [...]

Subjects of Instruments

By | September 10th, 2016|LRO 45|

Pokémon Go has been dominating the media and the streets, with crowds gathering and provoking chaos when rare characters appear on screen. It shows us to what extent Lacans statement: “ You are from now on, more than you would ever think, subjects of instruments (…). ”2can be understood. Several online articles are reporting that [...]

Tatto and its Current Feminisation

By | April 1st, 2016|LRO 27|

The change in the population that practices tattooing is as old as the history of mankind itself. When you study the history of tattoo, you will find a constant switch throughout the centuries. Sociologists will interpret this vacillation as cultural changes in modes, styles and values. From a psychoanalytical point of view, the study of [...]