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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Potlatch was the "information bulletin of the French Section of the Internationale lettriste" published 27 issues, from June 22, 1954 to November 5, 1957. Weekly for the first 12 issues, then monthly. Several well-known members, including Guy Debord, Mohamed Dahou, and Gil J Wolman went on to form the Situationist International.

The potlatch was also a Bataillean concept, borrowed from Marcel Mauss's discussion of the potlatch and gift economy.

Potlatch #29

    • 1957 - Potlatch #29. Foundation of the Situationist International by Guy Debord at Cosio d'Arroscia. Publication of Fin de Copenhague with Asger Jorn (Imaginist Bauhaus). Report on the Construction of Situations and on the Conditions for Organization and Action of the Situationist International Tendency (internal S.I. document).


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