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A Palinode for the Bureau

A little over two years ago I applauded Eric-John Russell’s review of Ken Knabb’s revised translation of The Society of the Spectacle, saying: Knabb’s attempt to make Debord’s work more accessible seems to have ossified it – perhaps inadvertently. On further reflection, … Continue reading

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Beyond salvage: Andrea Gibbons on the Situationists

In late 2015 Andrea Gibbons published an article entitled, Salvaging Situationism: Race and Space. If we leave aside for the moment her maladroit use of the term ‘situationism’, what we find is an argument charging the predominantly white, male membership … 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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Declaration: On the Charges Brought Against the Situationist International in Germany

A new translation from Not Bored!: Declaration: On the Charges Brought Against the Situationist International in Germany A scan of the original is available here.

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RAOUL VANEIGEM: Self-Portraits and Caricatures of the Situationist International

New from NOT BORED!, a translation-détournement of Rien n’est fini, tout commence, by Gérard Berréby and Raoul Vaneigem. From the translator’s preface: To date, though there have been dozens of detailed histories written about the development of the Situationist International (the “SI”), … Continue reading

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Review of Ken Knabb’s Spectacle

Eric-John Russell has reviewed Ken Knabb’s recent translation of Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle. Russell raises some good critical points, primarily directed at Knabb’s scholarly notations and commentary: On the whole, one cannot help but grasp a dramatically different tone … Continue reading

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“Above the Volcano”

New translation by NOT BORED! of a recent article by René Riesel (ex-member of the Situationist International) and Jacques Philipponneau: “Above the Volcano” Another translation of the same article by Alias Recluse is available here: On Top of the Volcano  

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