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Following a complaint from the American Moral Rearmement movement, J.V. Martin, representing the Situationist International in Scandinavia, is charged with offenses to morals and good taste, eroticism, pornography, antisocial activity, outrages to the state and injury to the Danish royal family over eritico-political leaflets published by the SI and distributed in Denmark and Spain.
Im Namen des Volkes (In the Name of the People), tract by J.V. Martin on the trial of the SI (Situationistisk Internationale, Northern Region Publications). The Danish court later decides to drop all charges.
Danish translations of 'Response to a questionnaire . . .' (as 'Realizing philosophy, realizing art') and Theses on the Paris Commune appear in the left socialist journal Aspekt. The same journal also publishes the very comics that led to the Moral Rearmement affair.
16 At the appeal of a committee chaired by J.V. Martin, protestors come from all over Denmark to violently oppose the entry of German troops about to participate in joint manouvres with the Danish army under the auspices of NATO.
18 A firebomb placed by a provocateur destroys Martin's home in Randers (Denmark), known as 'riot headquarters.' Most of the anti-paintings by Michèle Bernstein and J.V. Martin, completed for the Destruction of RSG6 exhibition in June 1963, disappear in the flames.
24 La tortue dans la vitrine (dialectique du robot at du signal) (The Tortoise in the Tank: Dialectic of the Robot and the Signal), tract signed by Édith Frey, Théo Frey, Jean Garnault and Mustapha Khayati, as well as a reprint of Correspondance avec un cybernéticien [Correspondence with a Cyberneticist] (IS #9) are distributed during the interruption of a conference in Strasbourg by cyberneticist Abraham Moles and cybernetic sculptor Nicolas Schöffer.
Exclusion of Uwe Lausen, German section, in response to his projected organization of a happening in Munich.
6 Reprint of the text of Address to the Revolutionaries of Algeria and All Countries as a brochure in French, German, Spanish, English and Arabic; reprinted in Internationale Situationniste #10, Paris.
21 The Class Struggles in Algeria, SI poster/leaflet distributed in Algeria; reprinted in Internationale Situationniste #10, Paris.
24 The Decline and Fall of the Spectacular Commodity Society, English language brochure by Guy Debord analysing the Watts riots in Los Angeles; reprinted in Internationale Situationniste #10, Paris.
This chronology has been adapted and expanded from Jean-Jacques Raspaud and Jean-Pierre Voyer, L'Internationale Situationniste: Chronologie, bibliographie, protagonistes (avec un index des noms insulté) (Paris: Champ Libre, 1972); Christophe Bourseiller, Vie et mort de Guy Debord (Paris: Plon, 1999); and Guy Debord, Correspondance (volumes 1, 2 & 3) (Paris: Arthème Fayard, 1999, 2001 & 2003).