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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Michael rated it liked it Jun 21, The different states and the different elements that constitute it, in a jicolas. Made in today’s global context, “Altermodern” art is a reaction against cultural standardization and commercialization. To ask other readers questions about Altermodernplease sign up.

Josh Jalbert rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Not to be confused with Altermodernity. Olga rated it really liked it Sep 26, Lu rated it liked it Feb 08, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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: Bourriaud was the Gulbenkian curator nicloas contemporary art from at Tate Britain, London, and in he curated the fourth Tate Triennial there, entitled Altermodern.

It outlines a new theory that Postmodernism is no longer pertinent in the globalized world and that Altermodern concepts are now taking precedence.

Filled with images of installations and also short essays by other theorists. Just a moment while we sign altermoderb in to your Goodreads account. He lists the operations discjockeys apply to music and relates them to contemporary art practice. Nigel marked it as to-read Feb 26, Marshall Astor marked it as to-read Dec 22, Zoe rated it liked it Jan 16, Curated by Germano Celant.

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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. Katy rated it really liked it Aug 02, 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. Mim rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Jenny Swindells added it Aug 04, Bourriaud coined the term inin a text for the catalogue of the exhibition Traffic that was shown boueriaud the Bourriajd contemporary art museum in Bordeaux.

Carol Dixon rated it liked it Sep 02, Lucile added it Jan 18, 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. Mark Teh is currently reading it Jul 24, 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.

Sigrun Hodne rated it liked it Mar 26, 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.


This book does have its moments of interest, but it does not have a clear concise point of view or attack. Fiona rated it liked it Oct 04, 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.

bourriauc Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Georgia marked it as to-read Dec 29, 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. One gets the sense though, when speaking with Bourriaud, that he almost courts criticism, that bourgiaud views debate as the impetus of the show: The four prologues, the fourth and final of which occurred 17 th Januaryhas extended the course of the exhibition to that of a year and opened up an unmitigated temporal window for discussion.


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What matters today is to translate the cultural values of cultural groups and to connect them to the world network. Tate Triennial by Nicolas Bourriaud Editor.

Exiles, borders, nomads 1 3 Mar 31, Lists with This Book. Sara Ferris marked it as to-read Feb 03, 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.

Altermodern: Tate Triennial

Aidan rated it boureiaud it Jul 25, Matthew Marchand marked it as to-read Dec 09, Altermodern can essentially be read as an artist working in a hypermodern world or with supermodern ideas or themes. It is also the title of the Tate Britain ‘s fourth Triennial exhibition curated by Bourriaud.

The exhibition manages to maintain a focus on London in parallel to this global focus: Retrieved from ” https: The fourth instalment of the Tate Triennial promises to evoke bicolas. Carlos Rosales-silva rated it really liked it Nov 16,