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Surrealist Unconscious

Posted in Books by Nithin

The surrealist unconscious was book with support images designed for my BA dissertation at Central Saint Martins. The dissertation debated artistic intent and the frequent exploration of the unconscious often experimented with by artists to discover differnet methods of working. The dissertation explored surrealist comics and their use of surrealism as well as oil paintings. Some of the techniques discussed were automatism and the paranoiac critical method. The book is designed to sit inside a zote foam cut out of the human brain, the brain referencing the container of the ego, super ego and the id.