Tag Archives: Guy Debord

Ask a Psychogeographer: Interview on Prehistories

I recently tried to answer a few questions about psychogeography for the wonderful Prehistories website.  Here is an extract: Ask a… psychogeographer Interview with Murdo Eason, The Fife Psychogeographical Collective. For any readers who haven’t encountered psychogeography before, could you give a … Continue reading

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From Hill to Sea: Book and Film

We are delighted to announce that our book, From Hill to Sea, will be published in November 2015 by Bread and Circuses Publishing. (Tom Vague, King Mob, Guy Debord etc). Details about the book’s content and a ten minute film can be … Continue reading

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Is this the first published use of the term ‘psychogeography’?

“The science of anthropogeography, or more properly speaking, psychogeography, deals with the influence of geographical environment on the human mind.” J. Walter Fewkes, Bureau of American Ethnology, (1905) . ≈≈≈ . Presented in  a paper ‘Climate and Cult’ published in the … Continue reading

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An irrevocable brilliance: Guy Debord in the Landscape

I have had no need to travel very far In Guy Debord’s autobiography, Panegyric, he describes having spent the greater part of his life in Paris, specifically within the triangle defined by the intersections of rue Saint-Jacques and rue Royer-Collard; … Continue reading

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A Saunter through Summerhall

Buildings loom over us and persist beyond us. They have the perfect memory of materiality Longevity has no chance without a serious structure Stewart Brand – How Buildings Learn We finally got the chance to have a good investigative wander … Continue reading

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Bouncing on Sacrilege: Deller, Debord and Jumping for Joy

It is futile to search in our theories of architecture or dérive for any other motive than the passion for play. Guy Debord (1) As we enter Glasgow Green, my daughter takes aim, like an archer pulling a bowstring and … Continue reading

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