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RA 2.761 (Restricted Access)
Royal road to the unconscious
Morris, Simon, 1968-
Jan. 14, 2003, 78 students from York College cut out every word from Sigmund Freud's "Interpretation of Dreams". On June 1, 2003, the artist Simon Morris threw the words out of a car on Redbridge Road, Dorset at high speed. Maurizio Cogliandro, Dallas Seitz and Daniel Jackson documented the action as 333,960 words erupted from the window of the car. The action subjected Freud's text to an aleatory moment. Dr Howard Britton, a psychoanalyst, directed them to any slippages or eruptions of the real that occurred in the reconfigured text.; Library's copy signed by the artists.; Spiralbound. Fully illustrated in black and white.; Accompanying DVD is PAL format (region 2).; DVD title: The royal road to the unconscious: the aleatory moment (exterior).; Library has DVD copy no. 8/10 signed by the artist.
Britton, HowardCogliandro, MaurizioJackson, DanielSeitz, Dallas
information as material
Site-specific art--England--DorsetArtists' books--Great BritainAuthorship--Collaboration
artists' books (books)
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The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on an Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension.