Internationale situationniste

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Formed in 1957 by a few European artistic avant-garde groups; developed a radical critique of modern society; its theories and new methods of agitation were influential in the May 1968 revolt in France; dissolved in 1971; significant IS articles were published in the review Internationale Situationniste.

From the description of Archives 1967-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122376426

Biographical/Historical Note

A politically charged artistic and literary movement active from 1957-1972 with roots in Internationale lettriste and Mouvement international pour un Bauhaus imaginiste. Internationale situationniste members include Enrico Baj, Asger Jorn and Guy Debord, among others.

From the guide to the Internationale Situationniste ephemera, 1947-1975, (Getty Research Institute)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Internationale situationniste. Internationale situationniste records, 1968-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Internationale situationniste. Internationale situationniste ephemera, 1947-1975. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Knabb, Ken. Internationale situationniste : translations of articles, 1958-1972. University of Michigan
referencedIn Bureau of Public Secrets. Records, 1961-1978. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Internationale Situationniste. Archives 1967-1971.
referencedIn Bureau of Public Secrets Records, 1961-1978 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Internationale Situationniste ephemera, 1947-1975 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Trocchi, Alexander. Papers, 1947-1968. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Debord, Guy, 1931-1994. Letters sent and photographs, 1954-1963. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Ben Morea and Aldo Tambellini Art and Anarchy in New York Collection, Bulk, 1961-1973, 1961-2010 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
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associatedWith Alegro, Daniel. person
associatedWith Baj, Enrico, 1924-2003. person
associatedWith Bauhaus imaginiste. corporateBody
associatedWith Brinton, Maurice. person
associatedWith Bureau of Public Secrets. corporateBody
associatedWith Camatte, Jacques. person
associatedWith Debord, Guy, 1931-1994. person
associatedWith Gregoire, Roger. person
associatedWith Internationale lettriste. corporateBody
associatedWith Jorn, Asger, 1914-1973. person
associatedWith Katz, Leandro. person
associatedWith Khayati, Mustapha. person
associatedWith Lakhdar, Lafif. person
associatedWith Lallement, Jimmy. person
associatedWith Lamphear, Linda. person
associatedWith Morea, Ben person
associatedWith Riesel, René. person
associatedWith Spur (Association) corporateBody
associatedWith Tambellini, Aldo person
associatedWith Trocchi, Alexander. person
associatedWith Vaneigem, Raoul, 1934- person
associatedWith Vienet, Rene. person
associatedWith Voyer, J. P. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
Student movements
Art--Political aspects
Students--Political activity

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Active 1947

Active 1975


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