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CMDO tracts

Anyone interested in the SI’s involvement in May 68 may find it worth visting my other blog – where 5 of the tracts issued by the CMDO have been documented with a scan & English translation. https://mai68inenglish.com/category/cmdo/  

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New translation from IS #12 unloaded

Another of the shorter articles from IS #12 has been uploaded in draft form (again, please note – this is yet to be independently proofread). It can be accessed from the “IS#12” tab on the menu above, or directly with … Continue reading

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New Debord/Wolman/Berna/Brau text

Followers of this blog may be interested in the first post on my new blog Letterism in English. It is the first English Translation of a text written by Debord, Wolman, Berna & Brau very soon after founding the Lettrist … Continue reading

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Documents from May 1968 in English

Just a quick note to point you in the direction of my other blog Documents from May 68, where I’m posting new documents (tracts and posters) on every day in May and June – which reflect the day-by-day events of … Continue reading

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New Tranlation from IS#1

I’ve just uploaded my newest translation from IS#1. It’s of “Formulary for a New Urbanism” by Gilles Ivain (Ivan Chtchegloff), which is one of the founding texts of the SI’s conception of “unitary urbanism”. Direct link here: Formulary for a … Continue reading

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2 new translations uploaded (IS #12)

Another 2 of the shorter articles from IS #12 have been uploaded in draft form (again, please note – these are yet to be independently proofread). The first listed below is interesting in that it suggests that “Society of the … Continue reading

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4 new translations from IS #12

This is the first of what I hope will be more than a brief flurry of updates! Four of the shorter articles from IS #12 have been uploaded in draft form (note – these are yet to be independently proofread).  … Continue reading

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Full list of translated IS journal articles 

Over the past week I have added links to all of the English translations of Internationale Situationniste articles available online (both  my own and those on other sites). I have attempted to be comprehensive – but please let me know … Continue reading

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Debord’s “The Naked City” – mapped onto Google Maps

I recently found something I put together a few years ago, then promptly forgot about. It is Guy Debord’s “Naked City”  mapped onto Google’s map of Paris. I have actually made on overlay for Google Maps that shows each area … Continue reading

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2016 – The year ahead…

Over the past 12 months my French translating has been directed towards a different project, which will hopefully lead to a published book (on a somewhat related subject). This’ll continue to be the case for at least the next 6 … Continue reading

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