Jenseits des Lustprinzips

Running time: 6' 27''
Jenseits des Lustprinzips
Production: 2014

Intro/ Hungarian Level Water report
Sound/ Roland Quelven
Voice/ Sigmund Freud & Melancholy Maaret
Footage:  Sydney Police photographs dating from 1912 to 1948

A bicephalous collaboration transcribed into a diptych composition related to Freud's book «Beyond the pleasure principle». Through an examination the role of repetition compulsion in potentially over-riding the pleasure principle, Freud ultimately developed his opposition between Eros, the life instinct, and Thanatos, the death drive.


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