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Justin Clemens

Born in April 22, 1969 / Australia / English

Justin Clemens poet from Australia was born on April 22, 1969 has 55 years. Poems were written mainly in English language. Dominant movement is other.


Justin Clemens (born 22 April 1969) is an Australian academic known for his work on Alain Badiou.

A former lecturer in the Psychoanalytic Studies department at Deakin University, Clemens now teaches in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne where he earned his degrees.

Clemens is currently Secretary of the Lacan Circle of Melbourne, Australia, and art critic for the Australian magazine The Monthly. In his own published work, he writes extensively on psychoanalysis, contemporary European philosophy, and literature. Clemens has also published poetry and prose fiction.

Justin Clemens has written extensively in and about philosophy, poetry and art-criticism. His poetry books include The Mundiad and Villain, and he has co-edited and contributed to many major collections on thinkers such as Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, Jacques Lacan and Jacqueline Rose. His essays and reviews have appeared in The Monthly, Meanjin, Overland, Heat, The Autralian Book Review, The Age, The Australian, and elsewhere. His recent works include the poetry chapbook Me 'n' me trumpet, Minimal Domination, a collection of art-criticism, and Forgetting Takes Work, an online digital artwork made in collaboration with Adam Nash and Christopher Dodds. He is currently working on a book with A.J. Bartlett about the concept of impossibility. ..