Mots-clés » Guy Debord

Monarchy and the Fight for Freedom

by Guy Walker

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are leading the fight for the banality of encore. And news broadcasters are already discussing with what seems to be a real interest in the bromidic agony of it all, sitting around their florescent roundtables, candidly sipping their coffee in between the great points they make on whether or not Hillary’s blue suit was an intenerate attempt of the spectacle to attract the male subconscious, or if it was just something she put on. 1 864 mots de plus

Current Events

The Beach Beneath the Street

If anyone can rescue the Situationist International from a descent into artistic inconsequentiality, it is McKenzie Wark. I always saw amongst their work sparks of interest, but limited sparks. 3 223 mots de plus

Books

Dérive Guidée

L’artiste mexicaine Amanda Gutierrez revisite la pratique situationniste version 2.0  

La dérive, cette pratique artistique héritière du flâneur fin-de-siècle adoptée par les situationnistes dans les années 50 séduit et inspire encore de nombreux artistes aujourd’hui. 1 000 mots de plus

Amanda Gutierrez

Monthly Selection: From Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord

Chapter 2 “Commodity as Spectacle”

The commodity can only be understood in its undistorted essence when it becomes the universal category of society as a whole. 2 096 mots de plus

Radical Theory

A Dubai-dérive on Damien Flood's Infinite Plane

TOPOGRAPHIC ENCOUNTERS

It’s difficult to get purchase on Damien Flood’s Infinite Plane. A frustration compounded when you understand the works are the fruits of a strategically conceived research trip. 1 289 mots de plus

Art

Debord & Jorn in Limehouse -- and the best single objection to planning you will ever read

In 1955, the London Times published this piece of garbage:

London’s Chinatown is threatened with extinction. That labyrinth of squalid streets, mysterious passages, and shuttered hovels a mile or two east of Aldgate pump is doomed.

658 mots de plus
City Unseen

Desire lines....

This post is primarily a vehicle for (hopefully) raising funds for Oxfam and the Gurkha Welfare Trust. Four of us, plus our 2 man support crew, are aiming to do the… 288 mots de plus

Photography