Category Archives: I.S. no. 8

Contents for I.S. nos. 7 & 8 now available

      Continuing with the contents list project, we now have the following up on the site: internationale situationniste no. 7 internationale situationniste no. 8 More to come. Advertisements

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Preliminary program of the Situationist movement

This inscription, on a wall on the rue de Seine, dates back to the first months of 1953 (a neighbouring inscription which falls under traditional politics helps to date with the surest objectivity the mark of that which interests us: … Continue reading

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The vampire of the Borinage & the butcher of Jutland

  THE VAMPIRE OF THE BORINAGE AND THE BUTCHER OF JUTLAND (Raoul Vaneigem and J.V. Martin, the purifiers of the S.I.) “In strategy, they believe in the frontal attack – without taking count of losses. They do not seem to … Continue reading

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The idyllic machines

In May 1962, an image circulated widely of an American prototype of a machine serving to directly transcribe words on the keyboard of a typewriter. The human touch[1] of the publicity of this invention is naturally the happiness of the … Continue reading

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Knowledge from the East

These four diagrams published in Zen-Shin (Forward) on the 5th of October 1962, express respectively – from left to right – the conception of the class struggle according to Marx, according to Stalino-Khrushchevism, according to Trotskyism, and according to the … Continue reading

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The beauty of sociology

This is a composite drawing of the “ideal woman”, published in France-soir on the 31st of August 1962, based on ten details considered as the most beautiful in the world, taken from ten female celebrities.  This star of synthesis provides … Continue reading

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