Tag Archives: MARBLEPUNK

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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Never Work – Cardiff University Conference – Friday 10 July 2015 – Call for Papers

from MARBLEPUNK “A corpse rules society – the corpse of labour.” – Manifesto Against Labour, Krisis-Group Since the 1970s modern societies have been increasingly faced with social issues caused by a reliance on a form of life that technological development … Continue reading

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“Socialism or Planète”

[from Internationale Situationniste, no. 10,  March 1966] We put forward several apparently risky assertions with the assurance of subsequently seeing an historical display of their undeniable seriousness. The more limited our remarks — for example when we analyse a detail … 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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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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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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