The Society of the Spectacle

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We made this for WORM as part of their publicity. They organize a festival
about Guy Debord and the Situationists upcoming May in Las Palmas,
Rotterdam. The Situationists originated in a small band of avante-garde
artists and intellectuals influenced by Dada, Surrealism and Lettrism.

Under capitalism, the creativity of most people had become diverted and
stifled, and society had been divided into actors and spectators, producers
and consumers. The Situationists therefore wanted a different kind of
revolution: they wanted the imagination, not a group of men, to seize
power, and poetry and art to be made by all. Enough! they declared.
To hell with work, to hell with boredom! Create and construct an eternal festival.

2 Comments

  1. Femke
    Posted April 27, 2004 at 8:11 pm | Permalink

    Mooi!

  2. Eline
    Posted April 28, 2004 at 2:29 pm | Permalink

    Tof!