Introductory essays:

Chaos, creation, & collage

Why Make Collage
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A New Collage House
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Immense supplies:
Incarnating the formative process



Points on the collage path:


Fragmentation



Get a box

 


Scan & grasp:
recognize & reach-out




Copy & cut



Make piles




Choose the background



Crawl & configure



Photograph transient configurations




Missing pieces



Place & paste


Collage rapture



Unused pieces





Crawl & speak
(Laminated temporalities:
The making; the telling;
the told)




Remembering the collage
in the dark


Collage dreams


Hang up the collage:
lie down the collage-maker



Scan & speak




Telling time
(Psychological clock)

 


Point at the absent collage



Left-handed ostension




Bubbling-up &
floating-in
(substitution & displacement)

 


Picture the pictures

 


Make image strings

 


Double-dissolve and disperse




Single-stranded processes




Double-stranded processes




Four-way processes




Multi-focal bipolar processes
(shifts in a linchpin symbol)

 


Put the collage in the archive

 

Return the signs to the universe



Psychoformative gyre

 


Red + blue stands:
Making & speaking of collages

 


Red strand:
Making collages


Blue strand:
Speaking of collages

 


Collage House

 


Red Room:
Recreating image formation


Yellow Room:
Recreating sign formation

 


Blue Room:
Recreating concept formation




Varieties of recreative augmentation

(Pschoformation; psychoanalysis; psychohistory)




Reflections, notes, essays, and longer works on the method and theory:

Notes on personal background

Theory and therapy

Chaos, creation, & collage

Immense supplies:
Incarnating the formative process

“Ce n’est pas la colle qui fait le collage.”

The secret of the collage method

Why make collage

Finding the collage method

Dreaming forward

Exchange with an art therapist

Exchange on collage and depression
with digital collage artist Dirk Hine

Collage Journey
(1994)

The House that Collage Built

Working Drawings for a New Psychology

The Mind’s Collage:
Psychic Composition in Adult Life

(Harvard Ph.D. dissertation, 1976)