GI DEBOR (Guy Debord, ): Alkohol, maloletnice, Marks i Dada. To nikako spektakla, izrodila kombinaciju te dve forme: integrisani spektakl. Guy Louis Debord was a French Marxist theorist, philosopher, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding. The Society of the Spectacle is a work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord, in which the author develops and presents the concept of .

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Eyerman took a series of photographs of the audience wearing 3-D glasses. Feb 09, Gabriel Soll slektakla it liked it. Its proponents would probably argue I’m not only made deluded by false consciousness but also missing the point. This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat However, since fascism is also the most costly form of preserving the capitalist order, it usually had to leave the front of the stage to the great roles played by the capitalist Druwtvo it is eliminated by stronger and more rational forms of the same order.

This essay is laid out in numbered statements. In essence, everything that was once lived, had receded in consumption, with eventually only the representation of consumption being important in social interaction. Critics have stat I read this due to an interest in learning more about the history of the May demonstrations in France, the history of art, and the Situationalists. Trivia About The Society of th But then art is implicated, or at least popular really corporate art such as televised and Hollywood narratives.

It is the language of contradiction, which must be dialectical in form as it is in content…. Crowd manipulation Managing the news Media manipulation. This liberation, or, as Debord calls it, self-emancipation, cannot be carried out by isolated individuals or by manipulated masses, it can only be carried out through praxis by the “class that is able to dissolve all classes by reducing all power to the de-alienating form of realized democracy.


So this book is an unintentional tragedy having nothing to do with the subject. Aug 30, Arjun Ravichandran rated it it was amazing. Spektaklz of Everyday Life. If you really want to revel in photos of your kid, by all means, enjoy your spectacular “abstractifying.

I’m not sure to what extend this particular greek translation is responsible of the difficulty of Debord’s text, but it’s certainly a demanding read that takes all the focus and srustvo one can give it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s people arguing over iPhones vs Androids.

The Society of the Spectacle

When asked why he made the book into a movie, Debord said, “I don’t understand why this surprised people. Deep Green Resistance Democracy Now! Maybe that helps explain the fact that it struck me as being at times very cutting-edge, and at others quite out-of-date. Thirdly, that if he stands on his original tile, he, being moved, is definitely not, as it were, in the same spot. However there is an inherent threat to the safeguarding of class power when workers are brought into close proximity in an urban working environment the city.

Continuo rinnovamento tecnologico; fusione economico-statale; segreto generalizzato; spektaklq indiscutibile; eterno presente.

There is a very aphoristic, almost Nietzschea Even for a theoretical text written by an extreme leftist, in the late sixties, in Paris, this is a convoluted read. My beef with Debord and his ilk Hakim Bey, for instance is twofold: Sonny and Cher are spectacle.

Probably the definitive summation of Situationist theory. In some moments of wandering wondering? At the time, I picked it up the paperback as I was compelled by the title and cover art 50’s era crowd viewing a 3D movie with the iconic 3D movie glasses.

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Another prediction was made that the production of wealth on the basis of knowledge instead of material good will become increasingly the economic engine of modern economies. Think mobile phones, internet, Blackberries, Facebook, Twitter, clictivism, Google, if you still that it’s far-fetched. It’s message seems a little clearer.

Retrieved 27 December Yet, behind the writing style’s excessive formality, lies a gospel which was published in ’67 and inspired the French May of ‘ It is important to note that Debord does not equate art to “the spectacle. But like most in its genre, due to the jargon it relies on as a crutch of legitimacy, it’s pointless to read from a theoretical perspective if you don’t have academic experience with Marxism or metaphysics, and mostly pointless to read if you do.


Still, some nice turns of phrase, especially in the 50 or so statements about what the Spectacle is: It’s a theory that decries the sort of bemused, commodity obsessed circus that contemporary society has become. I’ve had Zone Books big compendium of Situationist writing for some time and was going to settle in to read that to get a bigger picture of the group’s thinking as a whole, so I thought I’d refresh my memory of Society beforehand–as I had read it back in the late s when I was first led to the SI through Malcolm MacLaren, Jamie Reed, and the Sex Pistols.

But please don’t take it to heart. Debord wrote the book The Society of the Spectacle before writing the movie. I have long wanted to read about the Situationist movement, after having read some radical socialist texts and some radical postmodern texts After dissolving the Situationist International, Debord spent his time reading, and occasionally writing, in relative isolation in a cottage at Champot with Alice Becker-Ho, his second wife. He helps us realize that technology controls virtually everything now.

For better and for worse and mostly the latter I have carved my own path through the tangled thickets of critical genius and doctrinal snares, a haphazard sampling of great minds from across the ages, non-systematic and initially stemming from the tutelary prose of Bertrand Russell.