situationist

What is situationism?: a reader

This anthology gathers together a broad range of critical material about the Situationist International.

Situationist International anthology - Ken Knabb

E-book of the most comprehensive collection of writings of the Situationist International in English translated and compiled by Ken Knabb.

The veritable report on the last chance to save capitalism in Italy - Censor

Piazza Fontana bombing, 1969

A brilliant hoax report by former Situationist International member Gianfranco Sanguinetti purporting to be by a cultured Italian aristocrat calling himself "Censor". It was sent to 520 of the most powerful people in Italy in 1975 and sounding like a conservative from another era Censor counselled his peers in response to the mass strikes sweeping the country, causing a scandal and laying bare the state manipulation of terrorist groups in the Strategy of Tension.

The Gurriers 1969

Gurriers

This text was produced in 1969 and handed out at University College, Dublin and also at the anti-apartheid demonstration against the Springbok Rugby tour that year. It was produced by Phil Meyler then living in London and owed heavily to Vaneigen’s Revolution of Everyday Life. Phil was invited to visit the University President and his mother had a visit from the Special Branch who wanted to question him, neither of which happened.

The mob who shouldn't really be here - Hari Kunzru

Short piece on the actions of the situationist King Mob and their fellow travellers.

In Conversation with Raoul Vaneigem - Hans Ulrich Obrist

The Tree of Guernica directed by Fernando Arrabal

Interview with Raoul Vaneigem on the future of anarchism post 2009.

Revolutionary self-theory: A beginners' manual - Larry Law

PDF of a Situationist pocketbook by Larry Law on revolutionary self-theory.

Spectacular Times

Complete archive of a series of small 'pocketbooks' in the late 1970s/early 1980s entitled 'Spectacular Times' by Larry Law. They serve as a brief introduction to situationist ideas. Each consists of newspaper clippings, quotations, handwritten text by Law and illustrations, all compiled and arranged with great humour!

The bad days will end

Optimistic text from the Situationist International that suggests whilst previous revolts have failed, future ones may not.

I accuse Harvard University

A situationist critique of Harvard’s 1969 Left politics.