LOCKWOOD presents the fourth episode of the documentary series "The Century of the Self" by Adam Curtis (2002, UK, 58 min.) about the growing mass consumer society during the heydays of Freud and his theories of psychoanalysis. A film about manipulation of the public by politicians and businesses.
The fourth episode, "Eight people sipping wine in Kettering", discusses how left-wing politicians in both the UK and the US used a technique invented by psychoanalysts, focus groups, in order to regain power. These politicians adjusted their policies to people's inner desires and feelings, just as capitalism had taught them to do when selling products.
Tuesday, May 17th
20.00 - 22.00 hrs
Schoonboomstraat 47 HS
Since June 2014 THE BOOKSTORE, a community-project that houses creatives in collaboration with housing associations Ymere and Stadsgenoot, is working in the Reimerswaalbuurt in Osdorp with the project LOCKWOOD. In collaboration with Ymere the project houses 20 artists in the Schoonboomstraat and Willemskerkestraat.
LOCKWOOD houses designers, artists, writers and musicians. A group within which a continuous exchange of expertise and talent takes place. The participants of the project actively work in the neighbourhood in exchange for an affordable rent. In this light, LOCKWOOD organises various activities in two project spaces: the LOCKWOOD Projectspace and Het Reimertje. For more information about the activities visit our website or Facebookpage.