Head of Design department - Lecturer at École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay
Claire Brunet graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure with a PhD, and is now a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at ENS Paris-Saclay where she is the Director of the Design Department. She is also in charge of editing for the International Lacanian Association, of which she is a member, and where she has directed the Charles Melman Seminar for the last ten years. Her regular past or present collaborations include the following periodicals: Les Cahiers du Musée National d’Art Moderne, La Célibataire, Vacarme, La Revue Lacanienne, and Le Journal Français de Psychiatrie. She has translated into French works by Michael Fried (Absorption & Theatricality, Manet’s Modernism), Rosalind Krauss (Passages in Modern Sculpture) and Oskar Batschman (Nicolas Poussin : Dialectics of Painting). Claire Brunet’s current work involves conceiving contemporary design objects with the tools, concepts and clinical experiences of psychoanalysis.