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Totemic Festival at The Freud Museum

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Time 12:00
Date 05/07/13
Price £15
  • Produced by Freud museum
  • Price Friday Launch Night tickets: £15/£10 concessions or Members of the Museum (includes free bar) Saturday or Sunday tickets (12pm-8.30pm): £15/£10 concessions or Members of the Museum Weekend tickets: £40/£25 concessions or Members of the Museum (includes admission on both days plus the launch event)
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A weekend of performance, screenings and lectures celebrating the centenary of Freud's 'Totem and Taboo'.

The series of essays published in 1913 as 'Totem and Taboo' captures Sigmund Freud at his most quintessentially Freudian: dazzlingly creative, theoretically brilliant, audacious, controversial and inflammatory. The work draws on 19th century anthropology to construct a psycho-historical tale of murder, cannibalism, incest and guilt at the dawn of civilisation. For Freud, the repercussions of this story affect us still.

Screenings and live performance:

Auntie Maureen | Katherine Araniello | David Blandy | Jemima Burrill | Brian Catling | Jack Catling | Marcus Coates | Sarah Grainger-Jones | Hunt and Darton Cafe | Poppy Jackson | Alastair MacLennan | Kate Mahony | Jordan Mckenzie | Kirsten Norrie | Benjamin Sebastion | Holly Slingsby | lili Spain | Simon Raven | Daniella Valz Gen | Aaron Williamson | Verity Whiter | Nicola Woodham & Robin Bale | Mirei Yazawa & Chris Dowding | Silvia Ziranek | Liz Zumin | Lectures and readings: Artist, Noah Angell | Anthropologist, Chris Knight | Freud Museum Curator, Sophie Leighton | Academic Historian, Christina Oakley-Harrington | Artist, Fabian Peake |

Friday 5 July, 6.30-9pm - Launch Event

Saturday 6 July, 12-8.30pm

Sunday 7 July, 12-8.30pm