Pierre-Gilles Gueguen – The Body and the Imaginary: The Case of Francis Bacon


Event Date: 21 January 2016
Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building,
Central Saint Martins,
London N1C 4AA




The MA Psychoanalysis at Kingston University, and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present:

The Speaking Body is Today’s Unconscious

Psychoanalysis on the 21st Century

Seminar 1:

Professor Pierre-Gilles Gueguen (Paris 8) – The Body and the Imaginary: The Case of Francis Bacon

Pierre-Gille Guéguen’s talk discusses the art of Francis Bacon in the context of his relationship with his ‘symptom-partner’ Georges Dyer. The talk is oriented by conceptual innovations, such as the sinthome, introduced by Lacan in his teaching in the late 1970s.

Pierre-Gille Guéguen is a psychoanalyst who lives and works in Paris. He is a member of the École de la Cause freudienne.


Welcome by  Gabriela van den Hoven (Chair, London Society of the New Lacanian School):


Introduction by Véronique Voruz (Dept. Psychoanalysis, Kingston University, London):






More information about the MA Psychoanalysis at Kingston University here

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