Laurie Lipton

From the Freud Museum, London:

Laurie Lipton’s Haunted Doll House creates a slanted, psychological realm where rooms are ghost traps filled with yearning souls, secret fears and disturbing memories.

Working exclusively in black and white (“because those are the colours of memories and phantoms”) her unsettling and macabre drawings resonate with the extraordinary atmosphere of Freud’s former home and the uncanny effect of psychoanalysis itself.

One need not be a Chamber—to be Haunted—
One need not be a House—
The Brain has Corridors— surpassing
Material Place—

- Emily Dickinson


Highlights from the Robert Aickman reading at the Freud Museum with Reece and Jeremy. Can you spot yourself?

I’m getting to the point where I see how an autobiography can be fictional. Memory functions as the ‘master of fiction’ the act of remembering generates an imaginative and fictive account of the past. The conception of recollection does not operate along a linear or objective trajectory.
—  Alice Anderson’s exhibition at London’s Freud Museum examines childhood rituals in her own intimate and personal way.