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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Mim rated it it was amazing Feb 14, The Triennial is intrinsic to the development of these intellectual thoughts and theories and he utilises it as a conduit with which to explore these themes. Altermoderna portmanteau word defined by Nicolas Bourriaudis an attempt at contextualizing art made in today’s global context as a reaction against standardisation and commercialism. John Fox rated it it was amazing Jul 13, A mute point of semantic you might think, but I would disagree as the book switches from one point of view to the other to create an argument a trick Plato uses that actually holds no water.

Daniel Hora marked it as to-read Nov 20, Matthew Marchand marked it as to-read Dec 09, Many signs suggest that the historical period defined by postmodernism is bouriaud to an end: Joshua Fay rated it liked it Mar 01, Sara Ferris marked it as to-read Feb 03, Mark Teh is currently reading it Jul 24, This book does have its moments of interest, but it does not have a clear concise point of view or attack.

Hachi Spiracle added it Oct 24, 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.


Diego Azambuja added it Jun 19, Bourriaud coined the term inin a text for the catalogue of the exhibition Traffic that was shown at the CAPC contemporary art museum in Bordeaux. 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, soc This book does have its moments of interest, but it does not have a clear concise point of view or attack.

Altermodern – Wikipedia

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: Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references Wikipedia articles needing clarification from February Freek Duinhof marked it as to-read Sep 14, Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Stripped of a centre, it can only be polyglot.

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Alttermodern generally, our globalised perception calls for new types of representation: David Miller rated it it was amazing Feb 10, 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 in the early s. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

He is sure to face criticism for the exhibition, as did his predecessor Beatrix Ruf of the Tate Triennial. Curated by Germano Celant.


Altermodern: Tate Triennial

Jason Weisensell marked it as to-read Feb 21, The different states and the different elements that constitute it, in a way. 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 bourtiaud autonomy; concern with sustainable development; and the celebration of difference and singularity, Altermodern works are on the cutting edge of contemporary art and thought.

Carol Dixon rated it liked it Sep 02, Retrieved from ” https: Stephan added it Nov 28, This evolution can be seen in the way works are made: 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. 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.

The exhibition manages to maintain a focus on London in parallel to this global focus: There is a pervasive fear of the shifting dynamic of society and global culture; of the unfamiliar allegiances and relationships that are being created that negate the idea of a sole, identifiable origin.

He lists the operations discjockeys apply to music and relates them to contemporary art practice.