Tag Archives: Gruppe Spur

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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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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Response to Schweicher

[from Internationale Situationniste no. 5,  December 1960] The bankruptcy of the art in power becomes more evident day by day, even in the eyes of those who are its most notable connoisseurs. And, in their despair, they confound the bankruptcy … 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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Situationist News – December 1960

The first issue of the magazine Spur (the trail), organ of the German section of the S.I., was published in Munich in August 1960, opening with a translation of the Situationist manifesto of the 17th of May [1960]. The second … Continue reading

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