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The beach beneath the street

McKenzie Wark

The beach beneath the street

the everyday life and glorious times of the Situationist International

by McKenzie Wark

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radicalism,
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics),
  • Situation (Aesthetics),
  • Internationale situationniste,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMcKenzie Wark
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX456.5.I58 W37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25553954M
    ISBN 101844677206
    ISBN 109781844677207
    OCLC/WorldCa668194673

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    Balham Literary Festival Beach Beneath The Street: 50 years since May ' marks 50 years since the unrest of May '68, when protests erupted across the world. In France, students and workers brought the economy to a halt, and in the UK and USA opposition to the Vietnam War reached boiling point.   The idea was to "détourn" some the writing (selected by Ken) with comics. One manifestation of our efforts, focusing on the Letterists, is now appearing as a nifty fold out poster on the back of the jacket for Ken's new book, "The Beach Beneath The Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International" published by : Kevin Pyle.

    The beach beneath the street: the everyday life and glorious times of the Situationist International Wark, McKenzie Over fifty years after the Situationist International appeared, its legacy continues to inspire activists, artists and theorists around the world. McKenzie Wark is the author of A Hacker Manifesto, Gamer Theory, 50 Years of Recuperation of the Situationist International and The Beach Beneath the Street, among other books. He teaches at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang Colle.


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Accessible to those who have only just discovered the Situationists and filled with new insights, The Beach Beneath the Street rereads the group’s history in the light of our contemporary experience of communications, architecture, and everyday life. The Situationists tried to escape the world of twentieth-century spectacle and failed in the.

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However the most appalling aspect of the book is in terms of its interpretative logic. The Beach Beneath The Street McKenzie Wark Verso Books This is a book that does something with the legacy of the situationists and International Lettristes, best known today (at least in the UK) for the ‘invention’ of psychogeography.

If duende, the source of inspiration that Lorca sets out to champion in his essay at the expense of the Muse, is “in sum, the spirit of the earth”, a force linking body and soil through a struggle akin to death, then the Muse is a force that speaks to the head and inspires art that is, in the words’ most negative senses, cerebral and high-minded.The Beach Beneath the Street claims no originality whatsoever.

Rather, it’s a question of retrieving a past specifi c to the demands of this present. An account that resists the sorting and select-ing which parcels out a movement into bite-size morsels, each to be swallowed by a specifi c discipline: art history, media studies, archi.