were, in effect, meta-leftists: Whereas leftists might leaflet against the War in Vietnam, the Situationists
, in turn, might leaflet the leafleters.
emphasized the subjective qualities of urban space and the freedom that urban space may afford its users.
Such seriousness subsists in the detournement and realization of "poetry," which the situationists
perceive as the trigger of revolutionary actions that throughout history have been appropriated by the somber officials of political representation ("All" 116).
They were, then, situationists
, even though they did not know it and would doubtless deny it if asked.
Solidarity in the UK during the 1960s and 1970s approximated this by uniting anarchists and Marxists and given the influence of Cornelius Castoriadis on it, it is good to report that the chapter on Socialisme ou Barbarie is excellent as is Angaut's on the Situationists
(another group Castoriadis influenced).
The derive is a practice that consists mainly of an unplanned walk in an urban environment that comes out of the psychogeographic toolbox of the Situationists
Isabel sits with Phil and half-listens to his talk of surrealist automatism, the Situationists
, urban ambience, psychic atmospheres.
When Marcus opened his mail in 1978, though, the links between the Manchester music scene and the Situationists
were unknown to him, as was the Situationist
A tactic of flanerie is very close to "automatic walks" developed by situationists
, whom Benjamin considers to be first flaneurs; it is not by chance that one of his city essays, "Marseilles" starts with the words of Andre Breton: "The street <.
After a half-hour set, they gave up the stage to Sheffield group The Situationists
, who continued to build the crowd's excitement with their upbeat brand of indie music.
Of course The Situationists
, Diller and Scofidio, Lebbeus Woods, are surely there, but who is missing?
The critical commitment of the Situationists
has resulted in their omission from art history.