Dr Lucille Anne Holmes
BA (Otago), PGDipArts (Hons) (Otago), MA (Distinction) (Otago), PhD (Auckland)
Dr Lucille Holmes is a writer and researcher on visual art, education and psychoanalysis on which she has authored articles in academic and professional journals, and has presented papers at academic and professional institutions.
Research | Current
- Issues of the communication, application and development of psychoanalytic theory in the visual arts and art education
- Her current research activities focus on Lacan’s explorations of art and the creative process, and the history and use of specific psychoanalytic theories in art
Teaching | Current
- Visual Arts
- Critical Theory
- Since 2001 has supervised masters and doctoral students in art therapy, art and performance art
- An executive and founding member of the Centre for Lacanian Analysis (NZ)
- A member of the NZ Forum of the School of Psychoanalysis of the Forums of the Lacanian Field
- Editorial roles include Journal for Lacanian Studies and Cyborg Subjects: Discourses on Digital Culture
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Holmes, L. (2011). Desire Research. In M. Quinn, Nobus, D, Gomersall, C (Eds.) Rigorous Holes – Perspectives on Psychoanalytic Theory in Art and Performance Research (pp. 34-39). London: CCW Graduate School.
- Holmes, L. A. (2009). Collapsing Knowledge: Art Education and the Epistemology of Psychoanalysis. Analysis, 15, 141-154.