Selected Presentations

February 2019: University of Jyväskylä, Finland. ‘Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist’s Process’. Creativity and Self-Boundaries: A Multidisciplinary Workshop. February 21st–22nd 2019.

June 2018: The Dubrovnik Centre for Advanced Academic Studies, Dubrovnik, Croatia. ‘Creativity and Destructiveness in the Artist’s Process’. June 27th–July 1st, 2018.

June 2017: University of Palermo, Sicily. 'The Artist’s State of Mind'. 34th International Conference on Psychology and the Arts.
June 24 - July 3rd 2017.

June 10th 2015: Painting With My Back to the Wall. Discussion related to the exhibition Agnes Martin. Tate Modern. Starr Auditorium.

June 2015: University of Malta. How Artists Work: A psychoanalytic view of the artist's creative process. 32nd International Conference on Psychology and the Arts. June 24-28, 2015.

June 2015: CONFER, London. Creating visual art: Psychoanalytic perspectives on the artist’s process and psychological needs. The Artist in Therapy. June 20th, 2015.

October 2014: University of Westminster, London. Playing and Photography. Paper at the conference Psychoanalysis and the Photographer.

June 2014: University College London. Proximity and Distance in the Creative Process of Artists. Paper at the conference Distance and Proximity.

June 2013: Middlesex University. A Life of Its Own: A psychoanalytic exploration of the relationship between artist, idea and artwork. Paper at the conference Psychoanalysis,Culture and Society.

March 2013: University College, London. Response to Victor Burgin: The Location of Virtual Experience at symposium Little Madnesses: Winnicott, Transitional Phenomena and Cultural Experience.

July 2012: University of Plymouth. Re-imagining Morecambe Bay. Paper at international conference Water: Image.

June 2011: Royal College of Art, London. Envisioning the Unseen. Paper at international conference Imagining Imagination.

November 2010: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery. Artist’s presentation in connection with the exhibition Sedition

January 2008: Talking About Contemporary Art, Kendal. Artist’s talk.

March 2006: University of Sunderland. Artist’s talk.

November 2005: Salford University. Artist’s talk.

March 2005: Leeds College of Art and Design. Artist’s presentation and masterclass

June 2004: Transitional Spaces: surface, fantasy and illusion. Guest speaker at symposium Land/Water and ‘Surface’. University of Plymouth, Exeter. June 24th-25th.