Guy Debord

Book Details
Format: 
Paperback, 136 pages
Publication Date: 
August 2009
ISBN: 
978-1584350804
Category: 
History
Category: 
Theory/Criticism
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The Coming Insurrection is an eloquent call to arms arising from the recent waves of social contestation in France and Europe. Written by the anonymous Invisible Committee in the vein of Guy Debord—and with comparable elegance—it has been proclaimed a manual for terrorism by the French government (who recently arrested its alleged authors). One of its members more adequately described the group as "the name given to a collective voice bent on denouncing contemporary cynicism and reality." The Coming Insurrection is a strategic prescription for an emergent war-machine to "spread anarchy and live communism."

 
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Kriegspiel

In 1978 the French Situationist Guy Debord designed and fabricated a board game called “The Game of War.” Thirty years later RSG resurrects this largely forgotten work, translating the game rules from French to Java and releasing it as a free online computer game.

Kriegspiel is produced by RSG. Founded in 2000, RSG is a collective of programmers and artists working on experimental software products.

Kriegspiel production team:

Alexander R. Galloway, producer and programming
Carolyn Kane, research
Adam Parrish, programming
Daniel Perlin, sound
DJ /rupture and Matt Shadetek, music
Mushon Zer-Aviv, design

Project Created: 
May 2008
 
People: Adam Parrish, Alexander Galloway, Carolyn Kane, Daniel Perlin, DJ /rupture and Matt Shadetek, Mushon Zer-Aviv
Project Type: Activism, Game, Open Source, Software
Tags: game, game art, Guy Debord, open source, simulation, war
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