Altermodern [Nicolas Bourriaud] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Few books can boast of introducing an entirely new word to the English. Nicolas Bourriaud, ‘Altermodern Manifesto’, online at Tate website: http://www. ‘Global Modernities’. The curator of the fourth Tate Triennial, Nicolas Bourriaud introduces a new term “Altermodern” in response to the increasingly global context we live in.

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Views Read Edit View history. A new modernity is emerging, reconfigured to an age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: Alex Erskine marked it as to-read Jan 09, Tate Triennial by Nicolas Bourriaud Editor. In PostproductionBourriaud relates deejaying to contemporary art. Katy rated it really bourriauc it Aug 02, And I have alterjodern sneaky suspicion that Altermodern is post modernism operating as a re-boot to the system, which is utterly valid.


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Altermodern: Tate Triennial

Stephan added it Nov 28, The four prologues, the fourth and final of which occurred 17 th Januaryhas extended the course of the exhibition to that of a year and opened up an unmitigated temporal window for discussion. The times seem propitious for the recomposition of a modernity in the present, reconfigured according to the specific context within which we live — crucially in the age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: Lists with This Book.

Bourriaud views the prologues as a way of exposing and documenting the intellectual process of an exhibition and involving the artists, critics, and academics, not only as witnesses but contributors to the Triennial.

Want to Read saving…. One gets the sense though, when speaking with Bourriaud, that he almost courts criticism, that he views debate as the impetus of the show: Zoe rated it liked it Jan 16, It outlines a new theory that Postmodernism is no longer pertinent in the globalized world and that Altermodern concepts are now taking precedence. Unsourced material may bourrriaud challenged and removed.

There is a pervasive fear of the shifting dynamic of qltermodern and global culture; of the unfamiliar allegiances and relationships that are being created that negate the idea of a sole, identifiable origin. Main menu additional Become a Member Shop.


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It was conceived as a big debate. He lists the operations discjockeys apply to music and relates them to contemporary art practice.

If twentieth-century modernism was above all a western cultural phenomenon, altermodernity arises out of planetary negotiations, discussions between agents from different cultures.

He was also founder and director of the contemporary art magazine Documents sur l’art —and correspondent in Paris for Flash Art from to Nicolas Bourriaud born is a curator and art critic, who curated a great number of exhibitions and biennials all over the world.


Bete Esteves added it Aug 18, He is sure to face criticism for the exhibition, as did his predecessor Beatrix Ruf of vourriaud Tate Triennial. The fourth instalment of the Tate Triennial promises to evoke debate.

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