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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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.

He lists the operations discjockeys apply to music and relates them to contemporary art practice. More generally, our globalised perception calls for new types of representation: 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: July Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Olga rated it really liked it Sep 26, The question is not anymore where are you coming from but where are you going to? Exiles, borders, nomads 1 3 Mar 31, Flight-lines, translation programmes and chains of heterogeneous elements articulate each other. Lu rated it liked it Feb 08, Views Read Edit View history.


It would be difficult to deny that dealing with a major institution and an exhibition on this scale would be painless or straightforward. Nicholas marked it as to-read Apr 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If twentieth-century modernism was above all a western cultural phenomenon, altermodernity arises out of planetary negotiations, discussions between agents from different cultures.

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.

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Altermodern: Tate Triennial by Nicolas Bourriaud

The format of the exhibition and the events leading up to the opening, necessarily instigate debate and breed an atmosphere of excitement around the triennial. He was also founder and director of the contemporary art magazine Documents sur l’art —and correspondent in Paris for Flash Art from to This book does have its moments of interest, but it does not have a clear concise point of view or attack.


Relational Aesthetics in particular has come to be seen as a defining text for a wide variety of art produced by a generation who came to prominence in Europe boueriaud the early s. Altermodern art is thus read as a hypertext; artists translate and transcode information from one format to another, and wander in geography as well as in history.

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. Ken marked it as to-read Jul 02, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


A new modernity is emerging, reconfigured to an age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: It was conceived as a big debate. We are entering the era of universal subtitling, of generalised dubbing.

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