50 Years of Recuperation of the Situationist International
Author: McKenzie Wark (Ed.)
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
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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.