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ENOUGH OF FALSE HEROES by José Vívenes

José Vívenes is a Venezuela-based painter. His work reconsiders the gaze given to collective references. Vívenes assumes painting as a means of communication to reflect on the complex circumstances that his country, Venezuela, is going through.

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Essays

VENEZUELA: A PSYCHOSOCIAL PERSPECTIVE by Mireya Lozada

My country has sunk into a complex humanitarian crisis led by a corrupt autocracy. From the laments of the millions of migrants who comprise the Venezuelan exodus around the world, to country-wide demands for food, medicine, and basic services, to the denunciations of human rights violations and the cries of political prisoners, Venezuela is in grave decline.

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Dispatches

DISPATCHES 6.19: CUATRO POR VENEZUELA FOUNDATION

Cuatro Por Venezuela delivers medicine, food, and supplies to Venezuelans in need. Our volunteer-run organization distributes hundreds of packages to our trusted network of local NGOs, foundations, hospitals, rural community centers, senior facilities, orphanages, and schools.

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Art

DISORDERED: Conversations about mental health and society by Rachel Brown

Disordered was a collaborative, participatory street art project designed to destigmatize mental health challenges like depression and anxiety, and reframe health as a societal issue. The project took the form of conversations, stickers, signs, and a mural in public spaces around New York City. Through a combination of social practice and guerrilla strategies, Disordered intervened in public places, creating a space for personal interactions about the connections between mental health challenges and societal issues. It pushed ideas about how our history, culture, political, and economic systems affect our health in order to inspire personal, social, and political transformations.

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Essays

VAMIK VOLKAN: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION by Richard Grosse

Vamik Volkan was born in 1932 in a Turkish family on Cyprus, received his medical education in Turkey, and trained in psychiatry and psychoanalysis in the United States. From a career in psychoanalysis in which he published many papers, he eventually found his way to creating a discipline in the application of psychoanalytic ideas to international conflict.

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Dispatches

DISPATCHES 6.19: APCS CALL FOR PAPERS

ASSOCIATION FOR THE PSYCHOANALYSIS OF CULTURE AND SOCIETY: CALL FOR PAPERS > Displacement, Precarity & Community. Submissions are due by June 30, 2019. Rutgers University Continuing Education. Conference Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey. OCTOBER, 25-26,2019

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