Guy Debord

Guy Debord

Guy Ernest Debord (; December 28, 1931 – November 30, 1994) was a French Marxist theorist, writer, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding member of the Situationist International (SI). He was also briefly a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie.

Read more about Guy Debord:  Early Life, Involvement With The Letterists, After The Situationist International, Written Works, Films

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Psychogeography - Development
... Following Chtcheglov's exclusion from the Lettrists in 1954, Guy Debord and others worked to clarify the concept of unitary urbanism, in a bid to demand a revolutionary approach to architecture ... Guy Debord's truest intention was to unify two different factors of "ambiance" that, he felt, determined the values of the urban landscape the soft ambiance – light, sound, time ... Debord's vision was a combination of the two realms of opposing ambiance, where the play of the soft ambiance was actively considered in the rendering of the hard ...
Guy Debord - Bibliography - Further Reading
... Guy Debord, Anselm Jappe, University of California Press 1999, ISBN 0-520-21204-5 ... Guy Debord - Revolutionary, Len Bracken, Feral House 1997, ISBN 0-922915-44-X ... The Game of War The Life and Death of Guy Debord ...
Gérard Lebovici - Bibliography
... Guy Debord, Correspondance Volume 4, 1969-1972, éditions Fayard, Paris, 2004 ... Guy Debord, Correspondance Volume 5, 1973-1978, éditions Fayard, Paris, 2005 ... Guy Debord, Correspondance Volume 6, 1979-1987, éditions Fayard, Paris, 2007 ...

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