November 23, 2022
The lecture by Branko Aleksic, author of numerous works on the Surrealists, highlights the influence of Freud’s work on André Breton during the First World War. The surrealist came into contact with these writings when he was a doctor at the neuropsychiatric center in Saint-Dizier. Noting how Freud’s approach revolutionized brain medicine. The two men met in Vienna in 1921 and continued a regular correspondence.