3.3.3 Dérive
  • "In a Dérive one or more persons during a certain period of time drop their usual motives for movement and action, their relations, their work and leisure activities and let themselves be drawn by the attractions of the terrain and the encounters they find there...
    From the Dérive point of view cities have Psychogeographical relief with constant currents, fixed points and vortexes which strongly discourage entry or exit from certain zones" Guy Debord, Theory of the dérive, in andreotti and Costa, I the theory of the dérive, in Les Levres Nues,  1956, no. 8
  • Mode of experimental behaviour linked to the conditions of urban society: A technique of transient passage through the viewed ambiances. Also used to designate a specific period of deriving
bron: Simon Ford, Situationist International, 2005, londen