Darian Leader

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Darian Leader is a British psychoanalyst and author.[1] Leader studied Philosophy in Cambridge, and then History of Science in Paris, where he also trained as an analyst.[2] He is a founding member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research (CFAR).[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Darian Leader is President of the College of Psychoanalysts,[12] a Trustee of the Freud Museum, and Honorary Visiting Professor in Psychoanalysis at Roehampton University.[13]

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Lacan for Beginners, 1995, later editions with a changed title: Introducing Lacan (2000, 2005)
  • Why Do Women Write More Letters Than they Post?, 1996
  • Promises Lovers Make When It Gets Late, 1997[14]
  • Freud's Footnotes, 2000[15]
  • Stealing the Mona Lisa: What Art Stops Us from Seeing, 2002[16]
  • Why Do People Get Ill? Exploring the Mind-Body-Connection (with David Corfield), 2007[17][18][19][20]
  • The New Black. Mourning, Melancholia and Depression, 2008[21][22][23][24]
  • What Is Madness?, 2011[25][26][27][28]

Essays[edit]

  • 1998 'A Response to the Photographs.' In Henry Bond (ed.) The Cult of the Street (London: Emily Tsingou Gallery).
  • 1988 'Entries on psychoanalysis.' In "Fontana Dictionary of Modern Though" (London Fontana).
  • 1990 'Trahison ou Traduction du Trait Pervers'. In "Navarin" (Paris).
  • 1997 Phantasy in Klein and Lacan.' In "The Klein-Lacan Dialogues" (London Rebus Press; Eds Bernard Burgoyne and Mary Sullivan)
  • 1998 Lacan’s Schema L, in 'Mapping the Soul, Models and Schemas in Psychoanalysis" (ed Bernard Burgoyne, London, Rebus Press)
  • 1998 'Beating Phantasies and Sexuation' in "Psychoanalysis and Sexual Difference" (ed "Renata Salecl", "Duke University Press".)
  • 2000 'Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams', in "Waterstone’s Guide to Literature", London, pp. 32–36.
  • 2003 'Lacan’s Myths', in Jean-Michel Rabate, ed, "‘The Cambridge Companion to Lacan’", (Cambridge University Press), pp.35–49.
  • 2004 'Can there be a monopoly on psychoanalysis?' in "'Who Owns Psychoanalysis?'", ed Ann Casement, London, Karnac Books.

Art Essays[edit]

  • 1998 'A Response to the Photographs' in Henry Bond, The Cult of the Street, Emily Tsingou Gallery, np.
  • 1999 'Body Swap', Marc Quinn, Hannover Kunstverein, np.
  • 2000 'Sculpture Between the Living and the Dead', in Marc Quinn, Milan, Prada Foundation, pp. 14–19.
  • 2002 'Animals Looking Sideways', in Olivier Richon, Royal College of Art.
  • 2002 'Eva Hesse', Tate Magazine, 2, pp. 78–81.
  • 2002 'The System of Rodney Grahams Costume Trilogy', in Rodney Graham, London, Whitechapel Gallery, pp. 35–43.
  • 2002 'Stealing the Mona Lisa, What Art Stops Us from Seeing', London, Faber and Faber.
  • 2003 'Out of Place', Art Review, 54, pp. 66–8.
  • 2003 'Elastic Band Reality', Modern Painters, 16, pp. 90–93.
  • 2003 'Drawing on Space', in Antony Gormley, Domain Field, Gateshead, Baltic, pp. 8–15.
  • 2003 'Anya Gallaccio', Modern Painters, 19.
  • 2003 'Drawing on Space in Domain Field at Winchester: Antony Gormley', Winchester, Hampshire Sculpture Trust, pp. 8–15
  • 2003 'Some Thoughts on Greenbergs Abstract, Representational, and So Forth', in Transmission, Speaking and Listening, ed Sharon Kivland and Lesley Sanderson, Sheffield Hallam University, pp. 15–21.
  • 2004 'Drawing in Space' in Antony Gormley, Making Space, Gateshead, Baltic, pp. 57–76
  • 2004 'What Turns Something into Something Else?' in Marc Quinn, Flesh, Irish Museum of Modern Art, pp.xi-xiv.
  • 2005 'The Double Life of Objects' in Cornelia Parker, Perpetual Canon, Stuttgart, Kerber Verlag, pp. 72–7.
  • 2005 'Sophy Rickett', Portfolio, 41, pp. 22–26.
  • 2005 'The Information', in Nigel Cooke, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.
  • 2006 'Primal Scene Photography', in Bettina von Zwehl, Steidl/Photoworks
  • 2006 'The Architecture of Life', in Jane and Louise Wilson: Sealander, Haunch of Venison, Zurich
  • 2006 'Polymorphous Perverse: Tim Noble and Sue Webster', Time Out, 12 December
  • 2007 'Chop Chop', in Loukia Alavanou, Haas and Fischer, Zurich
  • 2008 'Life Painting' in Ed Cohen, Jeannie Freilich Gallery, New York
  • 2008 'Freudian Tales' in Alice Anderson, Artprojex, London
  • 2009 'Assault on the Egg' in Enrico David, Basel Kunstverein
  • 2009 'The Blank Page', in This is not a book about Gavin Turk, London, White Cube
  • 2009 'In Conversation with Jeff McMillan', The Possibility of an Island, Peer Gallery, London
  • 2009 'In Conversation with the Turner Prize artists', Tate Etc, forthcoming
  • 2009 'Forms of Attachment' in Martin Creed, Works, Thames and Hudson, London
  • 2010 On Antony Gormley, 'Being a Part of It', in Antony Gormley, 'One and Other', Jonathan Cape, London, pp. 312–7.
  • 2010 On Dawn Woolley, 'Cut-Outs', in 'Cut to the Measure of Desire', Cardiff n.p.
  • 2010 On Christian Marclay, 'Glue', in 'The Clock', White Cube, London n.p.
  • 2010 On Anish Kapoor, 'Turning the World Upside Down', in 'Turning the World Upside Down', Serpentine Gallery.
  • 2013 On Andrew Grassie, 'Looper', The Rennie Collection, Vancouver

A list of journal articles can be found here.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Susanna Rustin "Getting in Touch" The Guardian, 26 January 2008.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Leader, D. (9 April 2009). "Talking therapy". Guardian (London). 
  4. ^ Leader, D (2010). "Therapy shows us life is not neat or safe. So why judge it by those criteria?". University of Roehampton. 
  5. ^ Leader, D. (9 September 2008). "A quick fix for the soul". Guardian (London). 
  6. ^ Leader, D. (21 June 2011). "How psychiatry became a damage limitation exercise". Guardian (London). 
  7. ^ Leader, D. (29 July 2011). "Anders Behring Breivik and the logic of madness". The Guardian (London). 
  8. ^ Leader, D. "Darian Leader interviewed about the marketing of depression". 
  9. ^ Leader, D. (2011). "What is Madness?". RSA. 
  10. ^ Leader, D. (6 November 2012). "Nail biting doesn't belong in psychiatry's list of OCD symptoms". Guardian (London). 
  11. ^ Leader, D. (26 April 2013). "Bipolar memoirs: What have I done?". Guardian (London). 
  12. ^ http://www.psychoanalysis-cpuk.org/HTML/About.htm%20
  13. ^ http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Research-Centres/Research-Centre-for-Therapeutic-Education/Members
  14. ^ Radin, Victoria (19 November 1997). "Wednesday's Book: Promises Lovers Make When It Gets Late by Darian Leader". London: The Independent, Wednesday, 19 November 1997. 
  15. ^ Faber, & Faber,. "Freud's Footnotes: Darian Leader". 7 February 2000. 
  16. ^ Herman, David. "Stealing the Mona Lisa: what art stops us from seeing by Darian Leader". London: The Independent, Tuesday, 19 March 2002. 
  17. ^ Appignanesi, Lisa (18 February 2007). "Sick in the head". London: The Observer, Sunday 18 February 2007. 
  18. ^ Mantel, Hilary (24 February 2007). "All in the mind?". London: The Guardian, Saturday 24 February 2007. 
  19. ^ Hanif Kureishi, Christopher Tayler, (11 March 2007). "Christopher Tayler & Hanif Kureishi review Why Do People Get Ill?". London: The Telegraph, 11 March 2007. 
  20. ^ Jeffries, Stuart (23 February 2007). "Talking cure". London: The Guardian, Friday 23 February 2007. 
  21. ^ Leith, William (5 March 2008). "The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression by Darian Leader". London: The Telegraph, 12:02AM GMT 5 March 2008. 
  22. ^ Kureishi, Hanif. "The Sadness Epidemic". New Statesman, 21 February 2008. 
  23. ^ Appignanesi, Lisa (25 January 2008). "The New Black, By Darian Leader". London: The Independent, Friday, 25 January 2008. 
  24. ^ Mantel, Hilary (2 February 2008). "Anatomy of melancholy". London: The Guardian, Saturday 2 February 2008. 
  25. ^ Linklater, Alexander (9 October 2011). "What is Madness? by Darian Leader – review". London: The Observer, Sunday 9 October 2011. 
  26. ^ Rose, Jacqueline (1 October 2011). "What Is Madness? by Darian Leader – review". London: \The Guardian, Thursday 29 September 2011. 
  27. ^ Shakespeare, Nicholas (24 October 2011). "What Is Madness? by Darian Leader: review". London: The Telegraph, 24 October 2011. 
  28. ^ Kureishi, Hanif (7 October 2011). "What is Madness?, By Darian Leader – Review". London: The Independent, Friday, 7 October 2011.