- From French détournement. (Wiktionary)
“In "Tintin and the Secret of Literature" 2008, Mr. McCarthy explains that this practice is known on the Continent as detournement .”
“And now comes, we might say, a detournement by Hollywood.”
“Coverage such as the recent New York Times post is valuable for drawing attention to the spatial detournement of occupying J.P Morgan, but it seems to me that there is more at stake than symbolic space.”
“Which, last, might raise detournement to a new level, to a sovereign appropriation of appropriation itself. p.”
“- The Second phase will be a detournement (like Nancy Nisbit work) marked by an increased awareness of ARPHID by trying to make some Bohemian kick-back, trying to build scandals out of it exploiting the sinister aspects of the technology.”
“(Tip o 'the hat to A La Gauche for the intriguing detournement ...) posted by Shaun at”
“By doing so they, wittingly or unwittingly, practise a form of detournement…In this case, recontextualising an argument to their favor by using linguistic sleight of hand.”
“But detournement is not limited conceptually or operationally by ideologies, being at core a vehicle for heightening contrasts, and there are marked degrees of subtlety available within the overall application that can be directed toward specific goals.”
“Subsequently, a greater detournement is composed using both minor and deceptive form with infinite combinations.”
“This would then force the user of detournement to use broad strokes rather than a pointillistic approach, to use a painting metaphor.”
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