Architecture and Psychoanalysis

WRITING

Home – Between Psychological and Physical Structure
Exhibition Catalog Essay in “No Place Like Home”, The Israel Museum, February 2017
Wings of Daedalus; Towards a Relational Architecture
The Psychoanalytic Review, September 2016
Kissing Disciplines – Relational Architecture
The Ethical Turn: Otherness and subjectivity in contemporary psychoanalysis
Routledge, July 2016
Entering and Exiting
in: Psychoanalysis and Architecture, the inside and the outside, by Cosimo Schinaia, Karnac, May 2016
The Shadow of Zaha Hadid
Lilith Magazine Blog, April 7, 2016
Introduction to the Manifesto Fest
Curated by Esther Sperber, Division Review, December, 2015
Site, Insight and Incite
A Manifesto, Division Review, December, 2015
Psychoanalysis Should Join the Slow Movement as Slow Therapy
Medium, Manifesto Fest Publication, October 22, 2015
The Paradox Of Communal Prayer
The Jewish Week, September 24, 2015
The Architecture of Psychotherapy
The New York Times, June 9, 2015
Sublimation – Building or Dwelling? Freud, Loewald and Architecture>
Published: Psychoanalytic Psychology, October, 2014
Op-Ed: From (EX)CITE to (IN)CITE, reflecting on Rem’s Biennale
Archinect, July 2014
Letter To the Mayor
Invited Exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture, April 2014
Site, Incite and Insight – Architecture and Psychoanalysis
Published: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, February 2014
Gender and Genius – Revisiting Our Ideas about Collective Inspiration
Published: Lilith Magazine, Fall 2013, Cover Story
Design of Space for Communal Prayer
Presented: Psychology and the Other Conference, Boston, October 2013

LECTURES

Home – Between Psychological and Physical Structure
The Israel Museum Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel, May 10, 2017

EQXD Hackathon – Strong Connections
Workshop at the AIA National Convention
Orlando FL, April 24, 2017

The Jewish Home – Sacred Privacy within Community
Office of Innovation
New York, March 29, 2016

Home and the Poetics of Space
School of Visual Arts
New York, March 23, 2016

Innovation – Invited presentation
APsaA Winter Meeting
New York, January 2016

Home and the Poetics of Space
Billie Pivnick & Esther Sperber
William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society Colloquium Series
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Synagogue Design
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Yeshiva University
Wednesday, November 3, 2015

Ethic After Psychoanalysis
The Task of a Past
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Boston, October 2015

Manifesto Fest
Psychoanalysis is Slow Therapy
Psychology and the Other conference
Boston, October 2015

Manifesto Fest
Spring Meeting of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association
San Francisco, April 2015

Synagogue Design: Gender, Collaboration and the Practice of Architecture
The Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, March 18, 2015

Making a Case for Psychoanalysis
American Psychoanalytic Association Annual Meeting, Invited Workshop
New York, January 14, 2015

Studio ST at 10: Designs and Collaborations
UMass School of Architecture
Amherst, March, 2014

Sublimation – Building or Dwelling? Freud, Loewald and Architecture
Loewald Memorial Conference, The New School
New York, February 2014

Design of Space for Communal Prayer
Psychology and the Other Conference
Boston, October 2013

Kissing Disciplines – Response Dr. Lew Aron’s Keynote
Psychology and the Other Conference
Boston, October 2013

Wing’s of Daedalus; Towards a Relational Architecture
Muriel Gardiner Program in Psychoanalysis & The Humanities at Yale
New Haven, February 2013

Relational Creativity; Architecture as a Case Study
Division 39 Spring Meeting
Santa Fe NM, April 2012

Relational Creativity, Architecture as a Case Study
American Institute of Architects Santa Fe Chapter
Santa Fe NM, April 2012

Architectural Work with dZO
The Technion School of Architecture
Haifa Israel, 2003

Architectural Work with dZO
Betzalel Academy
Jerusalem Israel, 2003

Esther Sperber

has been writing and lecturing about architecture and psychoanalysis to a wide range of audiences including AIA chapters, schools of architecture, the Jewish Theological Seminary, The American Psychoanalytic Association, The Psychoanalytic Division 39 of the American Psychological Association and others.

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