50 Years of Recuperation of the Situationist International PB

McKenzie Wark

     5.5 × 8.5 in (14.0 × 21.6 cm)
80 pages
26 color illustrations, 18 b/w illustrations
Publication date: 11/14/2012
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616891084

From Occupy Wall Street activists and corporate adbusters to online hackers and guerilla street artists, the influence of the Situationist International (SI) is written large across our contemporary cultural landscape. Formed in 1957 as'a merger of four European avant garde groups with backgrounds in Marxism and Lettrism, the 'sI would over the next decade introduce many key intellectual and artistic concepts to us. In 50 Years of Recuperation, now available in paperback, critically acclaimed author McKenzie Wark explores how our contemporary understanding of art, politics, and even reality itself has been shaped by these original culture jammers.

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