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The Situationist International (1957–1972)In Girum Imus Nocte Et Consumimur Igni


Introduction. In Girum Imus et Consumimur Igni — The Situationist International (1957-1972)

I. In the flow of time
Has lost ten battles, but not the war — Philippe Sollers
Guy Debord, the man without an inheritance — Vincent Kaufmann
Repetition & stoppage: Debord in the field of cinema — Giorgio Amgaben
A sounding box of radicalism — Jean Baudrillard
Il était une fois... — Michael Lentz
From the lettrists to the situationists, from Pomerand to Debord — François Letaillieur
Something is missing — Hans Ulrich Obrist

II. Politics & the spectacle
Nignt flight: the avant-garde urge toward action, destruction, and terror — Juri Steiner
On the aging of the revolution — Hans-Magnus Enzensberger
The Bohemian life: the politics of the avant-garde — Thomas Hecken
Militancy — Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri

III. Psychogeographical Urbanism
Paris — Christian Uetz
New Babylonians, about Constant — Peter Sloterdijk
Constant, the city of the future — Interview by Betty Van Garrel & Rem Koolhaas
Ivan Chtcheglov, the passion for oblivion — Jean-Maris Apostolidés & Boris Donné
Situationist titles and taunts

IV. Art & consumption
Vita Negativa: how to board Dada and Surrealism — Stefan Zweifel
Plan-moi — Thomas Hirschhorn
Attention danger: Asger Jorn and the «peinture détournée» — Axel Heil
The times of the Situationists — Jacqueline de Jong
Pinot Galizzio and the «pittura industriale» — Selima Niggl
The artists' group qpur (1857-1966) — Nina Zimmer
Jean Tinguely: «The finest function of art is attack» — Annja Müller-Alsbach

List of Works

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