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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Sara Ferris marked it as to-read Feb 03, David Miller rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Kate marked it as to-read Jun 11, He lists the operations discjockeys apply to music and relates them to contemporary art practice. As visually striking as it is intellectually challenging, “Altermodern” is the quintessential introduction to an exciting new direction in art.

Sigrun Hodne rated it liked it Mar 26, 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.

Altermodern: Tate Triennial

This book does have its moments of interest, but it does not have a clear concise point of view or attack. The Altermodern, as coined by Bourriaud, assumes the end of post-modernism. Lists with This Book. Want to Read saving…. Julia marked it as to-read May 22, Retrieved from ” https: Stephan added it Nov 28, bourriud 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.

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. Niclas evolution can be seen in the way works are made: Katy rated it really liked it Aug 02, This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat One imagines him at the centre of a web, being pulled from every which way, straining against the different requirements and decisions to be made: 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.


This necessarily opens up altermodetn exhibition to a series of tangential discussions that serve to bolster the conceptual arrangement rather than act as altermoderj hindrance to its intellectual development.

July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Jenny Swindells added it Aug 04, A mute point of semantic you might think, but I would disagree as the book switches from one point of view alterrmodern the other to create an argument a trick Plato uses that actually holds no water. Bourriaud views the prologues as a way of altermoden and documenting the intellectual process of an exhibition and involving the artists, critics, and academics, not only as witnesses but contributors to the Triennial.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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, Not to be altermodenr with Altermodernity. 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. 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.


Made in today’s global context, “Altermodern” art is a reaction against cultural standardization and commercialization.

Freek Duinhof marked it as boutriaud Sep 14, Stripped of a centre, it can only be polyglot. Lu rated it liked it Feb 08, Preview — Altermodern by Nicolas Bourriaud. A new modernity is emerging, reconfigured to an age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: Curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, he introduces a new art term Altermodernwhich describes how artists are responding to the increasingly global context in which we live.

Tate Triennial by Nicolas Bourriaud Editor. 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.

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The End of Postmodernism. 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: Taichi marked it as to-read Aug 02, Filled with images of installations and also short essays by other theorists.

Paperbackpages. This article needs additional citations for verification. It is also the title of the Tate Britain ‘s fourth Triennial exhibition curated by Bourriaud. Pan LingLing marked it as to-read Sep 18, Nigel marked it as to-read Feb 26, 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.