The Tribe: Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time Vol 1 - Contributions to the history of the Situationist International & its time v. 1 (Paperback)Jean-Michel Mension (author), Donald Nicholson-Smith (translator)
Paperback 132 Pages / Published: 08/08/2002
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Between 1952 and 1954, Jean-Michel Mension haunted Saint- Germain-des-Pres as a member of the legendary Lettrist International, direct progenitor of the Situationist International. In a series of conversations, Mension recounts this very particular vie de boheme whiled away with Guy Debord and a rogues' gallery of hard drinkers and thinkers. The Tribe is a rare, vivid tour of a moment and milieu barely noticed at the time by the tourists who flocked to the Left Bank for a glimpse of Sartre & Co. The rich iconography includes many of Ed van der Elsken's celebrated photographs of "the tribe" and a trove of Letterist leaflets and posters.
Publisher: Verso Books
Number of pages: 132
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8 mm
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