The Tribe
The Tribe
Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time
Photographs by Ed van der Elsken
Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith




Press Reviews

"In his oral memoir The Tribe, Jean-Michel Mension provides a useful context for [Guy] Debord's particular estrangement from postwar modernity. Mension reveals a multicultural dimension that is rarely explored in the burgeoning literature on this group . . . " - McKenzie Wark, Bookforum

"The Tribe relates the Parisian wanderings of a heterogeneous group of individuals who cultivated laziness and revolt, alcohol and talk, drift and chance, creative hopes and encounters . . . in quest of a Rimbaudian derangement of all the senses, of detournement of art and daily life by the defiance of order, by vandalism, by delinquency, but also an altogether contemporary quest for a supersession of Marxism." - Le Monde libertaire