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Creative Seminar Series
“Intimations on Sigmund Freud’s Appreciation of the Arts” Part 1

FORT/DA — An artful presentation by Jane McAdam Freud
Saturday, June 23rd 2018 * 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Tibet House 22 West 15th Street, New York, NY 10011

Event Description
Jane McAdam Freud will be giving a paper called Freud’s Medals, which focuses on her great-grandfather Sigmund Freud’s antiquities. Also, her film Dead or Alive will be presented and discussed, which shows Freud’s antiquities merging with his great granddaughter’s sculptures. Accompanying the film and/or beyond, there will be workshop where participants will be invited to create a work of their own which can be taken home and hung up for enjoyment.

Learning Objectives
After attending the presentation, participants will be able to:
Describe and name some of Sigmund Freud’s collected antiquities.
Understand the place of these transitional objects for Freud.
Discuss the psychological implications of being in Freud’s ancestral home for an extended period.

Jane McAdam Freud is the daughter of Lucian Freud and Katherine McAdam. Her multi-disciplinary practice includes sculpture, drawing, print and digital media. Jane has written several papers and speaks at conferences about her work and manifesto.

4 CE contact hours for LPs, LMSWs and LCSWs for $80 will be granted to participants with documented attendance and completed evaluation form. It is the responsibility of the participant seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements. Upon completion a certificate of attendance will be emailed to all participants. Open to IEA students and members at no cost; and to non-IEA members for a fee of $80 for 4 CEs. $20 for students of other institutes with valid ID. ID must be emailed in advance of registration. There is not a charge for those who are not seeking CE contact hours. Cancellation Policy: There will not be a refund after registration.

Light Refreshments will be served. Advanced reservation is required. Visit our website to reserve your space online, or email

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