Are we condemned to never overcome our earliest experiences? Did we already form our identity in our first years of life, and everything that came afterwards is just an attempt to make sense of it? Or perhaps, memory is a process in itself. While we remember, we create. The first part leads us through the similarities between memory and art.
In the second part, we explore the role of the analyst in the therapeutic process, and the meaning of being ‘cured’ within this process. If there isn’t an ideal Self or a desirable outcome, how can we measure the success of therapy?