By Liliane Abensour
How will we comprehend the pull in the direction of that which we worry: psychosis?
In this idea upsetting booklet, Abensour proposes the assumption of a temptation in the direction of psychosis instead of a regression, as a reaction to the hatred or denial of the subject’s origins. She stocks her reflections on her psychoanalytic paintings with psychotic sufferers targeting their fight to accomplish a coherent experience of a self which can inhabit a shared global. Abensour locates this fight in the common human fight to accomplish a stability among what we will and can't let ourselves to grasp in regards to the fact of dying and of our insignificance within the world.
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Psychotic Temptation (The New Library of Psychoanalysis) by Liliane Abensour