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Monarchy and the Fight for Freedom

by Guy Walker

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are leading most polls these days. And news broadcasters are already discussing with what seems to be a real interest in the banality 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. 1,866 more words

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. 3,207 more words

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. 956 more words

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 more words

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. 1,286 more words

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.

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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… 270 more words

Photography