A poster (Beauty is in the streets) from the May-June 1968 protests in Paris

Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968

Paris protest poster, 1968

Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968

Paris Review – Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968, Atelier Populaire

Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968

Models Take Chanel's Paris "Protests" Beyond the Runway

Models Take Chanel's Paris "Protests" Beyond the Runway

Models Take Chanel's Paris "Protests" Beyond the Runway: Karl Lagerfeld is no stranger to bringing artistic drama to the runway, and his latest fashion show stunt is already making headlines worldwide.

‘The beach beneath the street’ – the Situationist provocation was to unthinking acceptance of life as capitalism ordained it, particularly the division of time and space into functional portions for work, leisure and sleep. The challenge was to construct ‘situations’, tenuous and fluid, that imagined things otherwise, that broke the hold of  “mindless form” by amplifying the potential of messy, contradictory everyday life.

McKenzie Wark, The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International – Camden New Journal

Paris Review – Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968, Atelier Populaire

Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968

May 1968 events in France. Retour à la normale / Return to normal, author unknown

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