Situography

Situography

2 photos
35 photos in 7 sub-albums

"The point of departure of situography, or of plastic geometry, must be Situ analysis developed by Poincaré, and pushed in an egalitarian direction under the name topology. But all talk of equalities is openly excluded, if there aren't at least two elements to equalize. Thus the equivalence teaches us nothing about the unique or the polyvalence of the unique, which is in reality the essential domain of situ analysis, or topology. Our goal is to set a plastic and elementary geometry against egalitarian and Euclidean geometry, and with the help of both to go towards a geometry of variables, playful and differential geometry." Asger Jorn, Open Creation and Its Enemies

DKPGraphy

DKPGraphy

22 photos in 4 sub-albums

The DesaKalaPatra Graph is a trimensional hypergraphic. As such it is a form of experimental situgraph.

metaDKPgraphy

metaDKPgraphy

1 photo
15 photos in 3 sub-albums

Psychogeography

Psychogeography

2 photos
21 photos in 2 sub-albums

"The study of the specific effects of the geographical environment (whether consciously organized or not) on the emotions and behavior of individuals."

SITUATIONIST INTERNATIONAL, 1958

Metagraphy

Metagraphy

49 photos in 6 sub-albums

Apart from the various direct uses of detourned phrases in posters, records and radio broadcasts, the two main applications of detourned prose are metagraphic writings and, to a lesser degree, the adroit perversion of the classical novel form. [...]

Metagraphic writing, no matter how outdated its plastic framework may be, presents far richer opportunities for detourning prose, as well as other appropriate objects or images.

from A User’s Guide to Détournement, GUY DEBORD, GIL J WOLMAN 1956

Hypergraphy

Hypergraphy

24 photos in 5 sub-albums

If one places an abstract composition - which is simply a fragmentary purification of the former object - in (or alongside) a figurative structure, this second composition digests the first one - transformed into a decorative motif - and then the whole work becomes figurative.
However if one places a letterist notation on (or beside) a realist "form," it is the first one which assimilates the second to change the whole thing into a work of hypergraphics or super-writing."

Isidore Isou, The Force Fields of Letterist Painting

Asemic

Asemic

4 photos in 2 sub-albums

"Because of its ambivalent nature, asemic writing can’t be called neither writing nor visual art in their common meaning; it would be incorrect."

Ekaterina Samigulina, Asemic Manifesto 3