Category Archives: Situationist International

The independence of the commodity (2)

Page 37 of internationale situationniste no. 10 has exerted a strange fascination for me since I first saw it. The striking way it combines the reproduction of a contemporary ad, appended with Situationist critical commentary, completes this détournement. Unfortunately, the novel … Continue reading

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On tonight’s program… the unconscious

Originally from the pages of internationale situationniste, no. 8, January 1963

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How the Situationist International became what it was

I finally submitted my thesis on the SI last April, 2017. It was accepted by the university in August of the same year after being given the green light by my three markers. It is available here. So, the project … Continue reading

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Once more on Dada

100 years ago the word “Dada” was coined to name the riot of destructive possibility unfurling at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. The “discovery” of the term is disputed by interested parties (now dead).  One of the participants in the Parisian Dada group, … Continue reading

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Marxisms: Ideologies and Revolution (Mustapha Khayati)

Note: a PDF of this document can be found here. Note: Translation updated August 2016   TRANSLATOR’S INTRODUCTION Mustapha Khayati, then member of the Situationist International, wrote the booklet Les Marxismes : Idéologies et révolution for the Encyclopédie du monde actuel … Continue reading

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Three Situationists walk into a bar…

A new article by me on the Situationist International and the Hamburg Theses published in the online journal Axon number 8. Available here: THREE SITUATIONISTS WALK INTO A BAR Or, the peculiar case of the Hamburg Theses Unfortunately ‘marxism’ is … Continue reading

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Review of McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street

This originally appeared on a now defunct blog, http://antyphayes.blogsome.com/ on 11 April 2012. It has been edited slightly. A shorter version of the review is available at the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books website. McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street: The … Continue reading

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