Dark Surfaces. 9 Years of Shituationism, the Annual Birthday Speech

Dear Shituationists, 9 years ago, in October of 2008 we created the Shituationist Institute, an ultra-negative think tank and dance formation. Our central concern is the rave continuum, and how its potentials survive in contemporary club scenes and irregular events, but we also write about contemporary art and the tradition and reformulations of critical theory.…

Acid House in the British National Archives

  The London based blog History is Made At Night recently reported that the National Government archives of the UK released Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet files from 1989 and 1990, including discussions amongst Ministers and officials of how to clamp down on ‘Acid House’ parties. A letter from the Home Secretary to Geoffrey Howe from 2…