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The Situationist City. Simon Sadler

The Situationist City


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It is an interesting idea to think about maps as both a tool to navigate the city as well as a tool to represent a particular experience in that city. The situationist city by simon sadler: guy debord by anselm jappe; Donald nicholson-smith. But the agenda of functional separation also resulted in the conclusion that Amsterdam's economic center, the CBD, had to be further expanded and the old city had to be “opened up” to traffic. In this connection, Guy Debord states that the city should be explored without any preconceptions or prejudices. €�The benign professionalism of architecture and design had, in their opinion [situationists], led to a sterilization of the world that threatened to wipe out any sense of spontaneity and playfulness. Invited speakers include Simon Sadler, author of "The Situationist City". Home > SDS Programs > Foundation > laboratory > lab readings > The Situationist City. This vision was radicalized in the . One of its central ideas was “derive” or drift — wandering aimlessly through the streets of the city, open to real experience instead of being a passive slave to spectacle. Ever since I started teaching this course in 2003, I've wanted to incorporate the work of the Situationist International in ways more explicit than my brief lectures on spectacle and modernity. The Cobra group dissolved only three years after it was founded, but Cobra members Constant Nieuwenhuys and Asger Jorn were to re-appear on stage as co-founders of the Situationist International in 1958. Situationism was an urban movement, based primarily in Paris. 130606_Situationist City The Situationist City. His publications study the architectural ideas of the Archigram group, the Situationists, and other experimental practices.