dylan trigg

Marie Curie Fellow















  • Topophobia: a Phenomenology of Anxiety (London: Bloomsbury, 2016)

  • The Thing: a Phenomenology of Horror (Winchester: Zero Books, 2014)

    • French translation [Paris: Les Éditions MF, 2017]

    • Russian translation [Perm: Hyle Press, 2017]

  • The Memory of Place: a Phenomenology of the Uncanny (Series in Continental Thought: Volume 41. Editor: Ted Toadvine) (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2012)

  • The Aesthetics of Decay: Nothingness, Nostalgia and the Absence of Reason (New Studies in Aesthetics Series: Volume 37. Editor: Robert Ginsberg) (New York: Peter Lang, 2006)



  • Trigg, Dylan & Legrand, Dorothée. Unconscious Between Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis  [Contributions to Phenomenology, Vol. 88) (Heidelberg: Springer, 2017)


  • “The Dream of Anxiety in David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive.” Existenz: an international journal in philosophy, religion, politics, and the arts (Forthcoming)“‘The indestructible, the barbaric principle’:

  • The Role of Schelling in Merleau-Ponty’s Psychoanalysis.Continental Philosophy Review (Volume 49:  Issue 2, 203-221) (2016)

  • “The Role of Depersonalization in Merleau-Ponty.” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Science (1-15, 2015).

  • “The Role of the Earth in Merleau-Ponty’s Archaeological Phenomenology.” Chiasmi International (Issue 16) (2014)

  • “The Body of the Other: Intercorporeality and the Phenomenology of Agoraphobia.” Continental Philosophy Review (Volume 46: Issue 3) (2013)

  • “The Horror of Darkness: Toward an Unhuman Phenomenology.” Speculations: Journal of Speculative Realism (Volume 1: Issue 4) (2013)

  • “The Flesh of the Forest: Wild Being in Merleau-Ponty and Werner Herzog.” Emotion, Space, and Society (Volume 5: Issue 3) (2012)

  • “The Return of the New Flesh: Body Memory in David Cronenberg’s The Fly.Film-Philosophy (Volume 15: Issue 1) (2011)

  • “The Place of Trauma: Memory, Hauntings, and the Temporality of Ruins.” Memory Studies (Volume 2: Issue 1) (2009)

  • “Place Becomes the Law.” Griffith Law Review (Volume 17: Issue 2) (2008)

  • “Altered Place: Nostalgia, Topophobia, and the Unreality of Memory.” Existential Analysis (Volume 18: Issue 1) (2007)

  • “Furniture Music, Hotel Lobbies, and Banality: Can we Speak of a Disinterested Space?” Space and Culture (Volume 9: Issue 4) (2006)

  • “Memories in Site: Towards a Renewed Understanding of Starbucks.” Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology (Volume 17: Issue 1) (2006)

  • “Schopenhauer and the Sublime Pleasure of Tragedy.” Philosophy and Literature (Volume 28: Number 1) (2004)

  • “From the Divine to the Dissolute: Schopenhauer and Death in Venice.” Consciousness, Literature and the Arts (Volume 5: Issue, 1) (2004)



  • Trigg, Dylan & Gallagher, Shaun. "Agency and Anxiety: Delusions of Control and Loss of Control in Schizophrenia and Agoraphobia." Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (Volume 10: Article 459) (2016).


  • “Place and Non-Place: a Phenomenological Perspective” (Forthcoming: Hermeneutics, Place, and Space. Edited by Bruce Janz. Heidelberg: Springer, 2017).

  • “Situated Anxiety: Place and Atmosphere” (Forthcoming: Situatedness and Place. Edited by Thomas Huenefeldt and Annika Schlitte. Heidelberg: Springer, 2017).

  • “Hypnagogia, Anxiety, Depersonalization: a Phenomenological Perspective” (Forthcoming: Unconsciousness Between Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis. Edited by Dorothée Legrand & Dylan Trigg (Heidelberg: Springer, 2017)

  • “Agoraphobia, Sartre, and the Spatiality of the Other’s Look” (Forthcoming: Body/Self/Other: Phenomenology of Social Encounters. Edited by Luna Dolezal and Danielle Petherbridge) (New York: SUNY Press) (2017)“Anterior Origins: Merleau-Ponty and the Archaeology of the Body” (Forthcoming: Materialities of Passing. Edited by Peter Bjerregaard et al. Oxford: Berg, 2016)

  • “Another Earth: On the Alien in Husserl and Tarkovsky” (Forthcoming: Image in Space. Edited by Hans Rainer Sepp. Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz) (2016) [Translated into German and Czech]

  • “An insect trapped in amber: The Flesh of a Ghost in The Devils Backbone” (Forthcoming: The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth: Studies in the Horror Film. Edited by Danel Olson. Colorado: Centipede Press) (2016)

  • “Archaeologies of Hauntings: Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis in The Shining” (The Shining: Studies in the Horror Film. Edited by Danel Olson. Colorado: Centipede Press) (2015)

  • “Bodily Moods and Unhomely Environments: The Hermeneutics of Agoraphobia” (Interpreting Nature: The Emerging Field of Environmental Hermeneutics. Edited by Forrest Clingerman et al. New York: Fordham University Press) (2013)


  • Review essay: Atmospheres: Aesthetics of Emotional Spaces, Tonino Griffero; Spatial Justice: Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere, Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos; Elements of Architecture Assembling archaeology, atmosphere and the performance of building spaces, Mikkel Bille, Tim Flohr Sørensen in Society and Space (Volume 34: Issue 4) (2016)

  • Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition, Eran Dorfman, in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (November 2014).

  • Body Memory, Metaphor and Movement, Koch, Fuchs, et al, in Memory Studies (Volume 7: Issue 3) (2014)

  • A Guide to Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology of Perception, George J. Marshall, in Philosophy in Review (Volume 32: Issue 5) (2012)

  • The Retrieval of the Beautiful: Thinking Through Merleau-Ponty’s Aesthetics, Galen Johnson, in Philosophy in Review (Volume 32: Issue 4) (2012)

  • Home: A Bachelardian Concrete Metaphysics, Miles Kennedy, in Continental Philosophy Review (Volume 45: Issue 2) (2012)

  • Ruins of Modernity, Julia Hell and Andreas Schonle, in Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History (Volume 41: Issue 1) (2012)

  • Review essay: Sprawling Places, David Kolb; Driving Spaces, Peter Merriman; Motoring: The Highway Experience in America, John Jakle in Ethics, Place and Environment (Volume: 13: Issue 1) (2010)

  • A Field Guide to Melancholy, Jacky Bowring, in Emotions, Space, and Society (Volume 1: Issue 2) (2009)

  • Camouflage, Neil Leach, in Material Culture (Volume 40: Issues 2) (2009)

  • The City of Panic, Paul Virilio, in The Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology (Volume: 39: Issue 1) (2008)

  • Deleuze and Geophilosophy, Mark Bonta and John Protevi, in Ethics, Place and Environment (Volume 10: Issue 2) (2007)

  • Geography and the Art of Life by Bunkse, Edmunds Valdemars, in Ethics, Place and Environment (Volume 9: Issue 1) (2006)

  • The Aesthetics of Ruins by Robert Ginsberg, in Journal of Aesthetic Education (Volume 40: Issue 4) (2006)


  • “Chronophobe,” ETC Media (No. 110) 2017

  • MicroTate, Tate Etc, August 2016

  • “Lessons of Darkness: On Cyprien Gaillard’s Aesthetics of Anachronism,” Garage Magazine, November 2013.

  • “The Ghosts of Place,” White Review, August 2013.

  • “A past which has never been present: Anonymous Materiality in Grégory Chatonsky’s Telofossils,” Exhibition catalogue for Telofossils, April 2013 [Translated into French and Chinese]

  • “Confessions of an Agoraphobic Victim,” White Review, December 2012

  • “The Psychoanalysis of Ruins,” 3:AM Magazine, December 2012 [Translated into Russian for Neprikosnovenny Zapas and translated into Latvian for Satori]

  • Body Parts (Edinburgh/Paris: 3:AM Press, 2013)

  • “The Return of the Uncanny,” 3:AM Magazine, November 2012

  • “The real Cape Kennedy is inside your head: Psychopathologies of Space and Time in J.G. Ballard’s Cape Canaveral Stories,” 3:AM Magazine, December 2011


All materials © Dylan Trigg 2015  

Photo: Sausalito, California. 2013.

Funded by European Commission, Marie Curie Actions, FP7 - TPAB, Project Reference: 624968