Meg Harris Williams is a visual artist and a writer, and also a teacher of psychoanalytic ideas, focusing on the nature of aesthetic experience and the links between psychoanalysis and the arts. In Bion’s Dream, she has written about Bion’s autobiography ‘A Memoir of the Future’, for which she also wrote the film script together with Kumar Shahani. Shahani was one of the leading participants of Padamsee’s Vision Exchange Workshop and his exchanges with Padamsee and psychoanalyst Udayan Patel at VIEW informed the making of ‘A Memoir of the Future’ (1983). More recently, Williams wrote the script for The Becoming Room, based on A Memoir of the Future, which was performed in Delhi by Tom Alter in 2017.
In the spirit of experimentation and collaboration, Akbar Padamsee set up VIEW, the ‘Vision Exchange Workshop’ at his Napean Sea Road apartment between 1969 - 1972. VIEW provided a space with equipment and resources where participants across disciplines including artists,…MORE DETAILS