Below is a list of works that have made a deep impression on me.

A few are related to or have led to significant relationships.

All have been a source of learning and inspiration.

I hope they might prove the same for you.

 

ARTWORKS:

 

In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun (Work in Progress; 2017 -)

by Juan delGado

apex art, NY, online event, 2020

https://driftingnarratives.net/midnightsun/

 

An Occupation of Loss (2016)

by Taryn Simon

London, 2018 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU55WDFPTIY&list=PL7MGCoP-mG3LYbLIOnwP3tfB4huKvSYrz

 

The Trip (2011)

by Marcus Coates

Serpentine Gallery, London, 2011

https://vimeo.com/58983532

 

Work no. 1701 (2013)

by Martin Creed

The Infinite Mix, Hayward Gallery off-site, London, 2016

https://vimeo.com/81827961

 

The Way Earthly Things are Going (2017)

by Emeka Ogboh

Tate Modern, London, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e84fC8LY8II

 

The Forty Part Motet (2001)

by Janet Cardiff

 (1)  MoMa, New York, 2005; (2)  MACBA, Barcelona, 2006;  (3) Tate Modern, London, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38ORiaia9r8

 

From a distance (2016)

by Behjat Omer Abdulla

Sink Without Trace, P21 Gallery, London, 2019

https://www.behjatomer.com/from-a-distance-2016.html

 

The Left-To-Die Boat (2011-2012)

by Forensic Oceanography.

Sink Without Trace, P21 Gallery, London, 2019

https://forensic-architecture.org/investigation/the-left-to-die-boat

 

Dead Reckoning (2019)

by Bern O’Donoghue

Tate Modern, London, 2019

http://www.bernodonoghue.com/dead-reckoning

 

Equal Ride (2019)

by Youngsook Choi

https://youngsookchoi.com/equal-ride

 

Šuillaku (2008)

by Roberto Cuoghi

ICA, London, 2008

https://www.ica.art/whats-on/roberto-cuoghi-uillakku

 

This is Propaganda (2002)

by Tino Seghal

Tate Britain, London, 2006

http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/sehgal-this-is-propaganda-t12057

 

The Battle of Orgreave (2001)

by Jeremy Deller

Joy in People, South Bank Centre, London, 2012

https://www.jeremydeller.org/TheBattleOfOrgreave/TheBattleOfOrgreave_Video.php

 

100 years ago (Carrera) (2001)

by Peter Doig

Tate Modern, London, 2008

https://www.tate.org.uk/tate-etc/issue-12-spring-2008/taking-most-extreme-liberties-fashion-alternative-world

 

Earth-Moon-Earth (Moonlight Sonata Reflected from the Surface of the Moon) (2007)

by Katie Paterson

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, 2014

http://katiepaterson.org/portfolio/earth-moon-earth/

 

The Advantages of Being a Woman Artist (1988)

by the Guerilla Girls

Tate Modern, London (multiple) 

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/guerrilla-girls-the-advantages-of-being-a-woman-artist-p78796

 

Monument for the Living  (2001-2008)

by Mawan Rechmoui

Tate Modern, London (multiple) 

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/rechmaoui-monument-for-the-living-t13193

 

The Islanders (2004-)

by Charles Avery

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, 2015

https://www.inglebygallery.com/artists/27-charles-avery/overview/

 

Blue Purple Tilt (2007)

by Jenny Holzer

Tate Modern, London, 2019

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/holzer-blue-purple-tilt-ar00082

 

Sir Thomas More (1527)

by Hans Holbein the Younger

Frick Collection, New York (multiple)

https://www.frick.org/interact/hans-holbein-younger-sir-thomas-more

 

Stern (2004)

by Marlene Dumas

Tate Modern, London, 2015

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/dumas-stern-t12312

 

Transcended (2017)

by Barbara Walker

Venice Biennale, 2017

https://www.barbarawalker.co.uk/index.php/works/transcended/

 

George Michael (2019)

by Grace McMurray

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, 2019

https://se.royalacademy.org.uk/2019/artworks/grace-mcmurray/1345

 

The Three Bachelors (2018)

by Kent Monkman

Kiss My Genders, Hayward Gallery, London, 2019

https://www.kentmonkman.com/painting/2018/6/5/the-three-bachelors

 

Subtitled (2019)

by Christian Marclay

White Cube, London, 2019

https://whitecube.com/exhibitions/exhibition/christian_marclay_masons_yard_2019

 

Take Care of Yourself (2007)

by Sophie Calle

Venice Biennale, 2007

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/sophie-calle-2692/sophie-calle-dumped-email

 

Nightlife (2015)

by Cyprien Gaillard

The Infinite Mix, Hayward Gallery off-site, London, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uY5ty2GimEI

 

As if to Celebrate I discovered a Mountain Blooming with Red Flowers (1981)

by Anish Kapoor

Hayward Gallery, London, 1998

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/kapoor-as-if-to-celebrate-i-discovered-a-mountain-blooming-with-red-flowers-t03675

 

Microphone Skirt (1995)

by Hayley Newman

Tate Britain, London, 2006

https://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/hayley_newman_artists_in_future_exhibitions_hidden.htm

 

Songs for Disaster Relief (2017)

by Samson Young

Venice Biennale, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzJkDR7YvX0

 

Shyama (2007)

by Ireneo Frizzarin

Gift from the artist 

https://www.ireneofrizzarin.com

 

PUBLICATIONS, PODCASTS & VIDEOS

 

SPIRITUALITY:

Bringing Yoga to Life: The Everyday Practice of Enlightened Living

by Donna Farhi

A Path with Heart

by Jack Kornfield

 
 

CREATIVITY:

Art & Fear: Observations On The Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

by David Bayles and Ted Orland

Letters to a Young Poet

by Rainer Maria Rilke

Big Magic

by Elizabeth Gilbert

On Not Being Able to Paint

by Marion Milner

Bird by  Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

by Anne Lamott

Keep Going

by Austin Kleon

The Art of Eating In

by Cathy Erway

 

PSYCHOLOGY / PHILOSOPHY / SOCIOLOGY / POLITICS:

Humankind: A Hopeful History

by Rutger Bregman

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

by Yuval Noah Harrari

The Importance of Suffering: The Value and Meaning of Emotional Discontent

by James Davies

Politics, Identity and Emotion

by Paul Hoggett

The Bonds of Love: Psychoanalysis, Feminism and the Problems of Domination

by Jessica Benjamin

Respect, Plurality and Prejudice: A Psychoanalytical and Philosophical Enquiry into the Dynamics of Social Exclusion and Discrimination

by Lene Auestad

Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic: Interventions in Psychosocial Studies

by Stephen Frosh

The Social Unconscious in Persons, Groups and Societies Volume 1: Mainly Theory

Edited by Earl Hopper and Haim Weinberg

The Psychodynamic Approach to Therapeutic Change

by Rob Leiper and Michael Maltby

Person-Centred Counselling in Action

by Dave Mearns and Brian Thorne

The Body Keeps Score: Mind, brain and body in the transformation of trauma

by Bessel Van der Kolk

The Mystery of Human Relationship: Alchemy and the Transformation of the Self

by Nathan Schwartz-Salant

Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence

by Judith Butler

Contemporary Feminist Research from Theory to Practice

by Patricia Leavy and Anne Harris

The Establishment: And how they get away with it

by Owen Jones

Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britiain’s Underclass

by Darren McGarvey

Pedagogy of the Oppressed

by Paolo Freire

The Limits of Neoliberalism: Authority, Sovereignty and the Logic of Competition

by William Davies

Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us and Revolutionise the Welfare State

by Hilary Cottam

‘How Could They?’ Hyper-rational Responsibility and the Ethics of Managerialism 

by Farhad Dalal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6tuPUPHZ6I

Frontier Psychoanalyst presented by Dr David Morgan

http://thepoliticalmind.co.uk/resources-articles-politics-psychology/6-david-morgan-psychoanalyst-podcasts

 
 

ESOL (ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES):

 

Brokering Britain, Educating Citizens

Edited by Melanie Cooke and Rob Peutrell 

 

ESOL:  A Critical Guide

by Melanie Cooke and James Simpson

 

A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

by Angelina Jalonen and Paul Cilia La Corte

Silence in Second Language Learning: A Psychoanalytic Reading

by Colette A. Granger