The Fabrication of
[...]Freud, who did not really know what the unconscious is, if we are to believe Lacan, had nevertheless made of this term, which existed before him, a necessary psychoanalytic hypothesis by endowing it with a new meaning. As a doctor, he found that the body and the mind would calm down, at least in part and in certain cases, from speaking to a psychoanalyst under the conditions that he had meticulously defined. We still keep, despite the modifications that Lacan had brought to bear on the the Freudian device, the idea of two bodies in the presence of each other, one of which is ready to remain silent while the other speaks all alone, modifying the subjective position of the speaker. In short, he no longer speaks all alone and no longer says absolutely the same thing, he ends up no longer jouir his body or mind exactly the same.[...]
art: Todd Bienvenu, Dick Truck, 2015, oil on linen, 67" x 76"