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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But for an author whose purpose was not just to make theory, but to actually overturn ‘the spectacle’, perhaps he should have made his ideas more comprehensible for the lay person.

The theater is built in front us and we are lead to believe that we actually participate in its adventure. But Debord’s is wrong at present, for we have a name for this now, neoliberalism among other thingsand we are seeing a resurgence in bona fide ideologies—as he would call them because they have formulable historical agendas—in, just for example, accelerationism left and right.

Google or capitalism does not intend to empower the individual with technology, they intened to make money.

Guy Debord – Wikipedia

Debord has a great way of summarizing it: Alienation, Debord postulated, could be accounted for by the invasive forces of the ‘spectacle’ – “a social relation between people that is mediated by images. Distraught by the accusations and his friend’s death, Debord took his films and writings out of production until after his death.


Part of the Politics series on. Specifically, a lot of the philosophy is based on a critique of 20th-Century and the 19th Century philosophers who informed it political philosophy of communism. I have re-read much of spekrakla book multiple times. It is also a crystal clear view how culture is formed in the 20th and of course dfbord 21st century.

Each thesis contains one paragraph. Dec 28, George-Icaros Babassakis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Il pubblico guarda, non agisce e non reagisce. What I think I’ve understood from it is fascinating and I think still quite relevant–if not even more so than at the time of the spektaila composition.

See 2 questions about The Society of the Spectacle…. Articles containing French-language text Webarchive template wayback links. Though I imagine translation is partly to blame for that.

People spsktakla reported to have become angry and left screenings of this film. THE book about how the technological spectacle consumes us and gives us A.

Conversely, I think he has trouble with what to do about existing within it. Can Spwktakla Break Bricks? The art of the change must carry within itself the ephemeral principle it discovers in the world. In broad terms, Debord’s theories attempted to account for the spiritually debilitating modernization of the private and public spheres of everyday life by economic forces during the post-WWII modernization of Europe.

Situationist International – Monoskop

In addition to this action, the SI endeavored to formulate industrial painting, or, painting prepared en masse with the intent of defaming the original value largely associated with the art of the period.


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InDebord disbanded the Situationist International after its original members, including Asger Jorn and Raoul Vaneigemquit or were expelled. Nice passive aggressive DNA exchange.

The Society of the Spectacle

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.

The goal is to keep us wanting and buying, while not paying attention to the fact that we are deluded. This is known as the reactionary effect of modern society to most efficiently make use of its space in an exponentially growing population that seeks economic welfare in cities.

The spectacle is the inverted image of society in which relations between commodities have supplanted relations between people, in which “passive identification with the spectacle supplants genuine activity”. In Chapter 8, “Negation and Consumption Within Culture”, Debord includes a critical analysis of the works of three American sociologists. But keep at it, and there plenty of insights to mull over.

It was a prophetic warning. He criticized both the capitalism of the West and the dictatorial communism of the Eastern bloc for the lack of autonomy allowed to individuals by both types of governmental structure.