Mots-clés » Guy Debord

The Situationists and the Game

The Situationists, both in their artistic and their political phases, engage with the concept and the practice of strategy.  This took a literal form in Guy Debord’s… 281 mots de plus


The Situationists

The Situationist International (SI) was an international organization of social revolutionaries made up of avant-garde artists, intellectuals, and political theorists, prominent in Europe from its formation in 1957 to its dissolution in 1972. 426 mots de plus


The Sour Grapes of the Body Politics, Or The Troll and the Tumblrite, part 2

(Author’s note: Read part 1 first.)

IV: The Politics of the Alienated Is Alienating

Baudrillard was right. We don’t have a real political left or right.

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Institutional Clinique - on recuperation and contemporary art [Kunsthal Aarhus, 2014]

In general usage the word ‘recuperation’ means the return to normal health after illness, but in a sociological sense it refers specifically to the process by which radical ideas and subversive practices become neutralized and co-opted back into mainstream culture. 2 186 mots de plus


Slavoj Zizek On The Perfect Commodity

« Coke is the perfect commodity. Why? Long ago, it was Marx who emphasized that a commodity is never just a simple object that we buy and consume. 168 mots de plus

The most wonderful time of the year ...

‘Pretty soon you’ll be thinking like the Adverts
Spouting out the same words
Living like The Adverts
Things could be worse
And we’re just spectators to our own desires… 12 mots de plus