Category Archives: translation

The Return of the Durutti Column – detourned comics

I was gearing up to begin to translate this famous document that was used by the Stasbourg AFGES to advertise the pamphlet ‘On the Poverty of Student Life’. Then I came across this page, part of an exhibition on Detournment. … Continue reading

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Progress Report – Detourned Comic Strips

I have almost completed laying out the first chapter (of three) of Guy Debord & Ager Jorn’s ‘Memoires’. Which is actually only about a quarter of the work – as it is the shortest! For a side-project from this side-project … Continue reading

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A side-project

As you know, the main work of this blog is centred around producing “facsimile” English versions of the journal Internationale Situationniste. For the last few weeks a few other people and I have been discussing joining forces to take on … Continue reading

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Captions and quotes from THE AVANT-GARDE OF PRESENCE (IS #8)

NOTICE This translation is a first draft, and has not been independently proofread. However, to the best of my knowledge this text has never been translated into English. Therefore I am making it available in this form with the caveat … Continue reading

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THE COMMON VIEW ON THE SI, THIS YEAR (IS #5)

NOTICE This translation is a first draft, and has not been independently proofread. However, to the best of my knowledge this text has never been translated into English. Therefore I am making it available in this form with the caveat … Continue reading

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THE SITUATIONISTS IN AMERICA (IS #2)

NOTICE To the best of my knowledge this text has not previously been translated into English. Draft 1.0 THE SITUATIONISTS IN AMERICA While in London in October, Jorn requested a visa from the U.S. embassy so that he could travel … Continue reading

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ACTIVITY OF THE ITALIAN SECTION (IS #2)

NOTICE This translation is a first draft, and has not been independently proofread. However, to the best of my knowledge this text has never been translated into English. Therefore I am making it available in this form with the caveat … Continue reading

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