Internationale Situationniste (Ed. Raoul Vaneigem). Der Deutsche Gedanke: Organ der Situationistischen Internationale fur Mitteleuropa. Bruxelles (Belgium): n.p., April 1963. 40 p.; ill.; 16 x 24 cm.; gold metallic wrappers with text in black.

First and only issue of this German-language periodical published by the Internationale Situationniste and geared at expanding Situationist ideas in Central Europe. Raoul Vaneigem is listed as the editor.

Opens with a lengthy quote from Theodor Adorno’s “Minima Moralia”, and includes the following texts – a mix of original content and translation of existing articles from the French review of the movement: “The Next Step” (Kotanyi), “Formulary for a New Urbanism” (Chtcheglov); “Basic Program of the Bureau of Unitary Urbanism” (Kotányi & Vaneigem); “The Bad Days Will End”; “The Role of the SI”; “Priority Communication”; “Basic Banalities (part 1)” (Vaneigem); “Ideologies, Classes, and the Domination of Nature”; “All the King’s Men” (Debord).

In total, 1000 copies were printed. A full translation can be found here:

We locate 5 OCLC, copies at Yale, Columbia, the Getty, Pompidou (Paul Destribats collection) and the National German Library.


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