Bergstein on Freud’s Vienna

Mary Bergstein (Professor, HAVC) participated in “Photographic Imagination,” an international conference at Tel Aviv University May 26-28. Bergstein spoke on “The Erotic Imagination in Freud’s Vienna.”

Bergstein’s presentation was about early Viennese cinema, hypnotism, and the erotic imagination.  The cast of Freudian characters discussed included film maker Johann Schwarzer, physiologist  Josef Breuer,  and  hysteric and social reformer, Bertha Pappenhaim (Anna O).

"An Exciting Chase" Saturn films, Vienna, 1906
“An Exciting Chase” Saturn films, Vienna, 1906

Freud, HAVC, History of Art and Visual Culture, Mary Bergstein, News, Tel Aviv University

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