This essay reads Jacques Lacan’s 1967 “Proposition on the Analyst of the School” from the perspectives of the metapsychology that upholds the Pass at the École freudienne du Québec and of aesthetic acts in Andy Goldsworthy’s ephemeral works. Specifically, it examines the aesthetic act as a possible path for the unbound drive upon traversing castration. It argues that the Pass is, specifically, a transindividual act of solidarity with desire that extends its ethics and efficacy beyond both the institutional frameworks of psychoanalysis and the control of cultures and civilizations. The essay relates Freud’s thoughts on transience and beauty to the end of analysis and concludes with a reading of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore’s “Les Roses de Saadi” to contend that the transmission of the Pass occurs on the level of sensation to attain, beyond cultural particularities, desire as the common cause of humanity.

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