Tag Archives: Situationists

Profaning the spectacle: Advertising subversives and vandals

If it is said today that power is everywhere, it is not to empty the concept of all meaning, but to point to the fact that capitalism shapes and permeates all social relations, that the latter are increasingly commodified and … Continue reading

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The Situationists and May 1968

We share an essay by Miguel Amorós critically analysing the situationist reading of and role in May 68 (from libcom.org), followed by a series of Situationist texts from the events of May 68 … A brief review of the role played … Continue reading

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May 68: A Situationist reading

People strolled, dreamed, learned how to live. … For the first time youth really existed.  Not the social category invented for the needs of the commodity economy by sociologists and economists, but the only real youth, of life lived without … Continue reading

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The situationists in algeria

Without any suggestion that the Situationist texts posted below offer a complete understanding of the algerian struggle for national liberation, without any idolatry of words, but solely with the intent of complementing our last post on traditions of autonomy in … Continue reading

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The russian revolution of 1917: The Dada counterpoint

Dada remains within the framework of European weaknesses; its still shit, but from now on we want to shit in different colours to adorn the zoo of art with the flags of every consulate. Tristan Tzara, Manifesto of Monsieur Antipyrine … Continue reading

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An illustrated guide to Guy Debord’s “The Society of the Spectacle”

From Hyperallergic, a brief, illustrated reflection on Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle, authored by Tiernan Morgan and Lauren Purje (10/08/2016) …

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From film of denunciation to the revolutionary use of film

R. Magritte, La trahison des images Le monde est déjà filmé.  Il s’agit maintenant de le transformer Guy Debord Contemporary social movements have contributed to and have been sustained by a proliferation of media production, often described as alternative, in … Continue reading

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15M: A Cartography of the Spanish Revolution 62

Um historial fotográfico do 15M/A history of 15M in photographs … A Photo Album of 15M

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