Joanne Morra

Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

Joanne Morra is Professor of Art and Culture at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Committed to an understanding of the material, historical, personal and political aspects of art, Joanne is concerned with the processes that take place in the spaces of artistic, cultural and psychoanalytic practices (the studio, the study, the classroom, the museum, and the consulting room). Her most recent publication in this area is the book Inside the Freud Museums: History, Memory and Site-Responsive Art (I.B. Tauris, 2018). Previous publications include: ‘Being in Analysis: On the Intimate Art of Transference’, Journal of Visual Art Practice (November 2017); ‘On Use: Art Education and Psychoanalysis’, Journal of Visual Culture (April 2017), ‘Seemingly Empty: Freud at Berggasse 19, A Conceptual Museum in Vienna’, Journal of Visual Culture (April 2013); the curatorial project Saying It (Freud Museum London 2012); and ‘The Work of Research: Remembering, Repeating and Working-through’, in What is Research in the Visual Arts? Obsession, Archive, Encounter (2008). Joanne is working on her next book, In the Studio and On the Couch: Art, Autobiography and Psychoanalysis.