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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A new modernity is emerging, reconfigured to an age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: The different states and the different elements that constitute it, in a way. Stephan added it Nov 28, And I have a sneaky suspicion that Altermodern is post modernism operating as a re-boot to the system, which is utterly valid.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Nigel marked it as to-read Feb 26, 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.

Zoe rated it liked it Jan 16, Luke rated it really liked it Apr 27, Taichi marked it as to-read Aug 02, 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.

It is clear that Bourriaud is of the opinion that identity derived from a single cultural background, rooted in a specific geographical region, is a thing of the past. Diego Azambuja added it Jun 19, Mark Teh is currently reading it Jul 24, Joshua Fay rated it liked it Mar 01, Marshall Astor marked it as to-read Dec 22, Artists are looking for a new modernity that would be based on translation: Radicant aims to define bourfiaud emergence of the first global modernity, based on translation and nomadic forms, against the postmodern aesthetics based on identities.


Aidan rated it liked it Jul 25, Want to Read saving…. The term Altermodern delimitates the zone of discussion, I would say.

Lu rated it liked it Feb 08, Jason Weisensell marked it as to-read Feb 21, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Open Preview See a Problem? Alex Erskine marked it as to-read Jan 09, This can be problematic and delimitating, especially when the majority of exhibiting artists are not necessarily born in, or relate to, the traditions and cultures of their birth. Katy rated it really liked it Aug 02, It outlines a new theory that Postmodernism is no longer pertinent in the globalized world and that Altermodern concepts are now taking precedence.

One gets the sense though, when speaking with Bourriaud, that he almost courts criticism, that he views debate as the impetus of the show: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bourriaud avoids this by choosing artists from a global and macrocosmic viewpoint; he looks at how they function and interrelate within the world and how this is reflected in their work rather than how their work is a direct reflection of their identity.

Preview — Altermodern by Nicolas Bourriaud. What matters today is to translate the cultural values of cultural groups and to connect them to the world network. Laura marked it as to-read May 30, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Hachi Spiracle added it Oct 24, This evolution can be seen in the way works are made: Nicolas Bourriaud, art critic, curator of the Triennial, and founding director of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, is leaving the safety net of post-modernism and embracing the possibilities that exist outside the traditional art-historical framework.


He is sure to face criticism for the exhibition, as did his bourriwud Beatrix Ruf of the Tate Triennial.

Altermodern: Video interview with Nicholas Bourriaud | Tate

Julia marked it as to-read May 22, Sep 17, David Williamson rated bojrriaud liked it Shelves: 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.

No longer is art restricted to a single identity highlighted by a specific cultural code, but is connected to many identities worldwide in a geographical, temporal, and cultural sense.

Bourriaud was the Gulbenkian curator of contemporary art from at Tate Britain, London, and in he curated the fourth Tate Triennial there, entitled Altermodern. Retrieved from ” https: Freek Duinhof marked it as to-read Sep 14, This necessarily opens up the exhibition to a series of tangential discussions that serve to bolster the conceptual arrangement rather than act as a hindrance to its intellectual development.

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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.

Main menu additional Become a Member Shop. Flight-lines, translation programmes and chains of heterogeneous elements articulate each other.

Ken marked it as to-read Jul 02, That was more or less my mission here. Rash marked it as to-read Feb 27,