Framed Lives Writers: Il Postino

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Il Postino - 16th July 10am

Screening of feature film 'Il Postino' (1994) followed by discussion.

Guest speaker: Gregorio Kohon was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a Training Analyst of the British Psychoanalytical Society and works in London in private practice. He qualified as a psychoanalyst in 1979. From early 1988 to December 1994, he lived in Australia, where he co-founded (together with Valli Shaio Kohon) and directed The Brisbane Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies. He edited The British School of Psychoanalysis: The Independent Tradition (1986); The Dead Mother: The Work of André Green (1999), and, together with Rosine Perelberg, The Greening of Psychoanalysis - André Green’s New Paradigm in Contemporary Theory and Practice (2017). He is the author of No Lost Certainties to Be Recovered (1999), Love and Its Vicissitudes (co-authored with André Green, 2005), and Reflections on the Aesthetic Experience: Psychoanalysis and the Uncanny (2016). His novel Papagayo Rojo, Pata de Palo [Red Parrot, Wooden Leg] (2007/2008) was a finalist in the 2001 Fernando Lara Prize. He published four books of poetry in Spanish, and in 2015, he co-authored a collection of short stories, Truco Gallo. He participated in a number of anthologies of Argentinian literature, the latest being Argentina Beat (2016). His latest book, British Psychoanalysis - An Independent Tradition, is to be published by the New Library of Psychoanalysis in 2018.

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July 16th, 2017 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
Institute of Contemporary Arts
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH
United Kingdom
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Phone: 0207 563 5017
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Il Postino 16 July 2017 £ 20.00
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