Monthly Archives: May 2013

Poetry must be made by all

A comrade in Greece has translated Stunted Publicity. It is available on their website: η ποίηση πρέπει να γίνεται απ’ όλους, όχι από έναν [Poetry must be made by each and everyone]. On this site you will find a variety … Continue reading

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“controlled froth”

[from Internationale Situationniste no. 9,  August 1964] “controlled froth” With the controlled froth of PAX-OMATIC, more of the froth-overflow deteriorates your machine. The extracts which follow are a good example – inscribed in the ridiculous jargon of the specialists of … Continue reading

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A case of situationism

As other comrades have written the crux of our opposition to McKenzie Wark resolves along two lines. First he falsifies and distorts the history of the Situationist International (see this review of his 2011 book: No useless commentaries! or, McKenzie … Continue reading

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Let one thousand Wark’s bloom!

It was bound to happen, historically inevitable even: International Society for the Appreciation of Teacher Wark’s Amazing Techniques (ISATWAT) “3D dolls do not fall from the sky. Rather they are produced dialectically from the depths of a 3D copier and … Continue reading

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Never Wark!

Another link, this time to Les Amis de Némésis and their wonderful critique of Wark’s latest labour as yet another moment of the market récupération of the revolutionary critique of the Situationist International: How can celebrity be stopped once it … Continue reading

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McKenzie Wark: Underworker for the spectacle

Two further critiques of McKenzie Wark. The first concentrates on his cunning attempt to dress up a marketing technique as, er, a marketing technique: McKenzie Wark’s Wonderful Figurine And the second criticises Wark the specialist: McKenzie Wark and the Curators … Continue reading

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Stunted Publicity

“If a rock falls on your head it does positive harm, but shame, disgrace, reproaches and insults are damaging only in so far as you’re conscious of them. If you’re not, you feel no hurt at all. What’s the harm … Continue reading

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