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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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To ask other readers questions about Altermodernplease sign up. 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: Therefore the altermodern, almost in a Sartrean sense, gives us the ability to create our own identity instead of having one thrust upon us based on the social and cultural norms of hourriaud region where we reside.

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Daniel Rourke added it Sep 19, Filled with images of installations and also short essays by other theorists. With essays and contributions from prominent writers, art historians, artists and philosophers, including Tom McCarthy, TJ Demos, Carsten Holler, and Okwui Enwezor, this captivating survey focuses on the four main facets of Altermodern art: There is no distinct clarity between the distinction of Modernism and Post Modernism nor of Post Modernism and Post Modernity, as the latter, post or not modernity, is dealing with technology, politics, society as such and Modernism or Post Modernism is the context it is seen in.

Not to be confused with Altermodernity. Ken marked it as to-read Jul 02, With the rise of the internet, which has the ability to connect each person to the world in its entirety, facilitated means of travel, and rising immigration rates, it would seem bourriad though national borders have dissolved, creating a fluidity of culture, no longer belonging to anyone in particular, but instead shared globally.


And I have a sneaky suspicion that Altermodern is post modernism operating boueriaud a re-boot to the system, which is utterly valid.

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Lists with This Book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Taichi marked it as to-read Aug 02, Open Preview See altermoder Problem? 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.

Characterized by artists’ cross-border, Few books can boast of introducing an entirely new word to the English language, but with the title of the Tate’s fourth Triennial exhibition, leading critical theorist and curator Nicolas Bourriaud does just that.

This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat In PostproductionBourriaud relates deejaying to contemporary art. It was conceived as a big debate. Lu rated it liked it Feb 08, The book does have a lot to say about Capitalism and Modernity, and its effects on the ‘other’, or the rest of the world, other than the West.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. What matters today is to translate the cultural values of cultural groups and to connect them to the world network.

That was more or less my mission here. Mark Teh is currently reading it Jul 24, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Where do our identities come from in a world that has become a swirling mass of information, ideas, and cultural signs?

Multiculturalism and identity is being overtaken by creolisation: Mim rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Julia marked it as to-read May 22, 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 celebration of difference and singularity, Altermodern works are on the cutting edge of contemporary art and thought.

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Preview — Altermodern by Nicolas Bourriaud. This book does have its moments of interest, but it does not have a clear concise point of view or attack.

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Want to Read saving….

The prologues conquer, in a way that Bourriaud himself could not alone, the intellectual territory left open to criticism by the introduction of the Altermodern as the basis and framework of the exhibition.

The Global Identity: A Response to Bourriaud’s “Altermodern”

Aidan rated it liked it Jul 25, Bourriaud was the Gulbenkian curator of contemporary art from at Tate Britain, London, and in he curated the fourth Tate Triennial there, entitled Altermodern. A new modernity is emerging, altermodeen to an age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: It outlines a new theory that Postmodernism is no longer pertinent in the globalized world and that Altermodern concepts are now taking precedence.

Isabela marked it as altermpdern Sep 10,