In Belgium, a psychologist's licence got revoked by the Belgian Commission of Psychologists. They were reportedly concerned about her too sexy public Instagram account, her foray into the erotic film world, and the fact that she owns a webshop selling sex toys. (Read more about what happened here.) As an explicitly sex-positive scholar in psychology, I … Continue reading The Madonna-Whore Split in Contemporary Psychology
During this winter solstice I'll be bringing you a night of songs. Join me on December 21st live on my Instagram, as I'll be playing a mix of covers and originals. In order to accomodate for different time zones, I'll be playing 2 identical sets, one at 21:00 Belgian time and another at 9pm EST … Continue reading Melancholic Lullabies Concert Dec 21st
Back in March my collaborator Michael R. Winters, Ph.D. and I premiered our Brain-Computer-Interface (BCI) Installation Tender Rhythms at the Georgia Tech Music, Art and Technology Fair. Many lined up to make music with their brains! How can you make music with your brain? Tender Rhythms is based on recent neuroscientific research which shows that … Continue reading Tender Rhythms. US Premiere at the Georgia Tech Music, Art and Technology Fair
The student-artists of my WGSS Mellon Funded Love-Sex-Desire class, present the art exhibit “All Tied Up: Unraveling Love, Sex, and Desire.” All semester student-artists have been studying how art can expose and critique the dominant ideologies that shape the way we love, sex, and desire. In response, they created their own art, which will be … Continue reading Come attend my student’s art exhibit this Thursday @emory
I'm very glad to share with you my article Towards a Tender Sexuality. The article won the 2019 Stephen Mitchell Award, and I presented a shortened version at the previous Devision 39 Conference. The article can be downloaded through my website. Or you can also find the official version on the Psychoanalytic Psychology Journal's website … Continue reading My first peer reviewed article is a fact!
Last month my paper "Towards a tender sexuality: From Freud’s implicit taboo on adult erotic tenderness, to the unexplored tender critical potential of Mitchell and Perel’s clinical practice" got published in Psychoanalytic Psychology. Abstract With more than 10 million views, the TED Talks of couples therapist and … Continue reading My first English publication!
At this year's Neuropsychoanalysis Society, our art installation Tender Rhythms, Brainwave Correlation in Dyads won the best poster prize! The installation is based on cutting edge neuroscientific methods, which claim that when two people connect, their alpha brain waves start synchronizing, forming "a 2-in-1 complex system", "which can not be reduced to the summation of … Continue reading Best Poster Prize for Tender Rhythms!
I'm beyond proud to announce that on July 14th at sunset (8:49 pm) my music film Lullaby in Yoni will be part of the Bakery's "Scenes of Sound" summer Unicorn Garden Cinema series. To have my first music video ever screened among other talented local Atlanta artists is an incredible honor! I hope to welcome … Continue reading Lullaby in Yoni @ The Bakery’s “Scenes of Sound” Summer Outdoors Cinema on July 14th
This moth the Consulate General of Belgium in Atlanta published a piece on me and my PhD research in their monthly newsletter! Thank you so much for your interest and support! Read the full interview here:
This upcoming Sunday, May 19th, my sound and visual installation Lullaby in Yoni will be part of the outdoor exhibit sensory landscape in Atlanta's Ansley Park. Together with 7 other artists, the installation will ponder communication through the senses, transcending the spoken word. Sensory Landscape is linguistics grad student Birney Robert's curation debut, in which … Continue reading ‘Lullaby In Yoni’ at sensory landscape, May 19