the most pertinent revolutionary experiments in culture have sought to break the spectator’s psychological identification with the hero


bq. The very notion of a collective avant-garde, with the militant aspect it implies, is a recent product of historical conditions that are simultaneously giving rise to the necessity for a coherent revolutionary program in culture and to the necessity to struggle against the forces that impede the development of such a program. Such groups are led to transpose into their sphere of activity organizational methods created by revolutionary politics, and their action is henceforth inconceivable without some connection with a political critique. “more>>”:

_–Guy Debord_, +Writings from the Situationist International+, 1957