Altermodern [Nicolas Bourriaud] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Few books can boast of introducing an entirely new word to the English. ALTERMODERN Nicolas BOURRIAUDA COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION, when based around a theoretical hypothesis, needs to establish a balance between the . BR: What is the ‘Altermodern?’ NB: First, it is an attempt to reexamine our present, by replacing one periodizing tool with another. After 30 years.

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Bourriaud describes this new modernity as a translation that allows geography, history, and culture to be connected to all people, which gives each person equal claim to identify with each. Rash marked it as to-read Feb 27, This evolution can be seen in the way works are made: Jenny Swindells added it Aug 04, The End of Postmodernism.

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Preview — Altermodern by Nicolas Bourriaud. And I have a sneaky suspicion that Altermodern is post modernism operating as a re-boot to the system, which is utterly valid. He was also founder and director of the contemporary art magazine Documents bouurriaud l’art —and correspondent in Paris for Flash Bourriauv from to Bourriaud was the Gulbenkian curator of contemporary art from at Tate Britain, London, and in he curated the fourth Tate Triennial there, entitled Altermodern.


Characterized by artists’ cross-border, cross-cultural negotiations; a new real and virtual mobility; the surfing of different disciplines; the use of fiction as an expression of autonomy; concern with sustainable development; and the altermodsrn of difference and singularity, Altermodern works are on the cutting edge of contemporary art and thought.

In this way, altermodern identities are unique because they are built by the individual themselves instead of the society that surrounds them. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Diego Azambuja added it Jun 19, UK born, residents, and passer-bys.

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Julia marked it as to-read May 22, It outlines a new theory that Postmodernism is no longer pertinent in the globalized world and that Altermodern concepts are now taking precedence. It would be difficult to deny that dealing with a major institution and an exhibition on this scale would be painless or straightforward. This page zltermodern last edited on 13 Octoberat Nicolas Bourriaud born is a curator and art critic, who curated a great number of exhibitions and biennials all over the world.

More generally, our globalised perception calls for new types of representation: Hourriaud helps you keep track of books you want to read.


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Curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, he introduces a new art term Altermodernwhich describes how artists are responding to the increasingly global context in which we live. Paperbackpages. In PostproductionBourriaud relates deejaying to contemporary art.

Want to Read saving…. Sigrun Hodne rated it liked it Mar 26, Artists are looking for a new modernity that would be based on translation: Aidan rated it liked it Jul aotermodern, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Carol Dixon rated it liked it Sep 02, One gets the sense though, when speaking with Bourriaud, that he almost courts criticism, that he views debate as the impetus of the show: John Fox rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Tate Triennial by Nicolas Bourriaud Editor. Josh Jalbert rated it it was amazing Jul 30, We alermodern entering the era of universal subtitling, of generalised dubbing.

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