Situationist International
The Situationist International (SI) was an international organization of social revolutionaries, the exclusive membership of which was made up of avant-garde artists, intellectuals, and political theo...
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Situationist International
On the Passage of a few People through a Rather Brief Moment in Time: The Situationist International 1956-1972 A video documentary combining exhibition foota...
Lettrism
My video inspired by the Avant Garde french film style called Letterism. for high quality click the link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzrg26YT7q0&fm...
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Aug 31, 2007 ... On the Passage of a few People through a Rather Brief Moment in Time: The Situationist International 1956-1972 A video documentary ...
May 1968 in France
The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the...
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Psychogeography
Psychogeography is an approach to geography that emphasizes playfulness and "drifting" around urban environments. It has links to the Situationist International. Psychogeography was defined in 1955 ...
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Dérive
In psychogeography, a dérive ([/de.ʁiv/], "drift") is an unplanned journey through a landscape, usually urban, on which the subtle aesthetic contours of the surrounding architecture and geography subc...
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Chris Gray (situationist)
Christopher Gray (22 May 1942 - 14 May 2009) was an activist in the Situationist International.Christopher Nelson Gray was born on 22 May 1942 in London. He was raised by his grandmother in Crosby, Me...
Raoul Vaneigem
Raoul Vaneigem ([raːˈul vɑnˈɛi̯ɣəm]; born 1934) is a Belgian writer and philosopher. He was born in Lessines (Hainaut, Belgium). After studying romance philology at the Free University of Brussels (no...
Walter Olmo
Walter Olmo is an Italian musician and composer. In 1957 he wrote Towards a Conception of Musical Experimentation (Pour un concept d'expérimentation musicale).With Piero Simondo, Elena Verrone, Michèl...
The Society of the Spectacle
The Society of the Spectacle (French: La Société du spectacle) is a 1967 work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord. In this important text for the Situationist movement, Debord ...
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Maurice Lemaître
Lettrist painter, producer of Lettrist works since the 1940s. Lemaître (23 April 1926), Isidore Isou’s right-hand man for nearly half a century, began to distance himself from Lettrism in the 2000s. ...
Report on the Construction of Situations
Report on the Construction of Situations is the founding Manifesto of the Situationist International revolutionary organization. The pamphlet was published by Guy Debord in June 1957, and the followin...
Hypergraphy
Hypergraphy, also called hypergraphics and metagraphics, is a method, central to the Lettrist movement of the 1950s, which encompasses a synthesis of writing and other modalities. Isidore Isou, the fo...
Alice Becker-Ho
Alice Becker-Ho (also Alice Debord) (Born August 6, 1941), is the author of Les Princes du Jargon (Paris: Gallimard, 1993), as well as numerous works of poetry.
Becker-Ho was born in Shanghai, her...
Letterist International
The Letterist International (LI) was a Paris-based collective of radical artists and theorists between 1952 and 1957. It was created by Guy Debord as a schism from Isidore Isou's Letterist group. The ...
Attila Kotányi
Attila Kotányi ([ˈɒtilːɒ ˈkotaːɲi]; 1924, Hungary – 18 October 2003, Düsseldorf) was a poet, philosopher, writer and architect-urbanist.In his early years in Budapest, Attila Kotányi belonged to the i...
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Situationist prank
Situationist prank is a term used in the mass media to label a distinctive tactic by the Situationist International, consisting of setting up a subversive political prank, hoax or stunt; In the termin...
Mémoires
Mémoires (Memories) is an artist's book made by the Danish artist Asger Jorn in collaboration with the French artist and theorist Guy Debord. Printed in 1959, it is the second of two collaborative boo...
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Piero Simondo
Piero Simondo (born August 25, 1928) is an Italian artist born in Cosio di Arroscia, Liguria, Italy.In Alba, Piedmont, Italy, with Asger Jorn and Giuseppe Pinot Gallizio he founded the Laboratory of i...
Council for Maintaining the Occupations
The Council for Maintaining the Occupations (French: Conseil pour le Maintien des Occupations), or CMDO, was a revolutionary committee formed during the May 1968 events in France originating in th...
Libertarian Marxism
Libertarian Marxism refers to a broad scope of economic and political philosophies that emphasize the anti-authoritarian aspects of Marxism. Early currents of libertarian Marxism, known as left commun...
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Giuseppe Pinot-Gallizio
Giuseppe Pinot-Gallizio (1902–1964) was an Italian painter, the formulator of Industrial Painting, and a founding member of the Situationist International. He was also a scholar of popular culture, ar...
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Asger Jorn
Asger Oluf Jorn (3 March 1914 – 1 May 1973) was a Danish painter, sculptor, ceramic artist, and author. He was a founding member of the avant-garde movement COBRA and the Situationist International. H...
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Situationist Times
The Situationist Times ran to six issues edited and published by Jacqueline de Jong between May 1962 and December 1964 in Hengelo (Netherlands), Copenhagen and Paris, in editions of between 1,000-2,0...
Spur group
Gruppe SPUR was an artistic collaboration formed by the German painters Heimrad Prem, Helmut Sturm and Hans-Peter Zimmer and the sculptor Lothar Fischer in 1957. They published a journal of the same n...
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Gil J Wolman
Gil Joseph Wolman (Paris, 1929 – Paris, 1995) was a French artist. His work encompassed painting, poetry and film-making. He was a member of Isidore Isou's avant garde Letterist movement in the early ...
Gabriel Pomerand
Gabriel Pomerand (c. 1926 - 1972) was a French poet, artist and a co-founder of lettrism. He was born in Paris and moved to Alsace at a young age, and then on to Marseille where he worked as a student...
Détournement
A détournement ([detuʁnəmɑ̃], French for "rerouting", "hijacking") is a technique developed in the 1950s by the Letterist International, and later adapted by the Situationist International (SI), that ...