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Suely Rolnik

Publications [external sites]
  • Critique of Creativity

    Gerald Raunig, Gene Ray and Ulf Wuggenig (eds)

  • Kritik der Kreativität

    Gerald Raunig, Ulf Wuggenig (Hg.) / republicart, Bd. 6, Wien: Verlag Turia + Kant 2007 / erweiterte Neuauflage: transversal texts Januar 2016


Suely Rolnik is a cultural critic, curator, psychoanalyst and full professor at the Universidade Católica de São Paulo, where she conducts a transdisciplinary doctoral program on contemporary subjectivity. She is co-author with Félix Guattari of Micropolítica. Cartografias do desejo (1986) which the 7th revised edition (2005) is published in Spain (Traficantes de Sueños, 2006) and forthcoming in six other countries, among them the USA (Semiotexte/MIT, 2006) and France (Seuil, 2007). Guest editor of the Spanish art magazine Zehar (no. 51, 2003) and of the Canadian magazine Parachute (no. 11, 2004). Author of a research project about Lygia Clark, in which she realized 63 films of interviews, object of the exhibition she curated and the catalogue she edited with C. Diserens: « Nous sommes le moule. A vous de donner le souffle. Lygia Clark, de l’œuvre à l’événement. », at the Musée de Beaux-arts de Nantes (Nantes, 2005) and the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo, 2006). Among her translations into Portuguese: Deleuze and Guattari’s Thousand Plateaus (vol. III/IV). She has published numerous essays in books, journals and art catalogues in Europe and the Americas, and has lectured widely. She lives in Brazil where she has a private practice in psychoanalysis. 


ist Kulturkritikerin, Kuratorin, Psychoanalytikerin, Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brasilien. Ihre Forschungsschwerpunkte umfassen zeitgenössische Subjektivitäten, Mikropolitik und die Arbeiten der brasilianischen Künstlerin Lygia Clark. In US-amerikanischer Übersetzung erschien zuletzt Molecular Revolution in Brazil, das sie in den frühen 1980er Jahren gemeinsam mit Félix Guattari geschrieben hat (Los Angeles/New York 2008) sowie in deutscher Übersetzung ihr Aufsatz „Geopolitik der Zuhälterei“ in Kritik der Kreativität (transversal texts 2016). Ihre Monografie Zombie Antropophagie. Zur neoliberalen Subjektivität erscheint 2018 bei Turia & Kant.