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In the city (1): indifference

In the city (1): indifference In the city there’s a thousand things I wanna say to you…—The Jam Somewhere in Marx[1] he writes of the experience of indifference that the individual submitted to capitalist social relations has. He argues that … Continue reading

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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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The independence of the commodity

The autonomy of the commodity is at the root of the dictatorship of appearance; of the fundamental tautology of the spectacle, where importance is always presupposed and defined by the staging of importance. The prefabricated pseudo-event which dominates and orients … Continue reading

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