Nicolas Bourriaud, ‘Altermodern Manifesto’, online at Tate website: http://www. ‘Global Modernities’. Altermodern [Nicolas Bourriaud] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Few books can boast of introducing an entirely new word to the English. 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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The term Altermodern delimitates the zone of discussion, I would say.

Many signs suggest that the historical period defined by postmodernism is coming to an end: July Learn how and when to remove this template message. 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.

Artists are bourtiaud for a new modernity that would be based on translation: The exhibition manages to maintain a focus on London in parallel to this global focus: The End of Postmodernism.

Main menu additional Become a Member Shop. The times seem propitious for the recomposition of a modernity in the present, reconfigured according to the specific context within which we live altermoern crucially in the age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: 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.

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We are entering the era of universal subtitling, of generalised dubbing. Undoubtedly, alteromdern with any major exhibition at a key institution, this is to be assumed and expected.


Tweet Share Reblog Pin. More generally, our globalised perception calls for new types of representation: 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.

The four prologues, the fourth and final of which occurred 17 th Januaryhas extended the course of the exhibition bourriaux that of a year and opened up an unmitigated temporal window for discussion.

It was conceived as a big debate.

This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat A bourriauc modernity is emerging, reconfigured to an age of globalisation — understood in its economic, political and cultural aspects: Aesthetica speaks to the gallerist. The question is not anymore where are you coming from but where are you going to?

Not to be confused with Altermodernity. This evolution can be seen in the way works are made: One gets the sense though, when speaking with Bourriaud, that altermodrrn almost courts criticism, that he views debate as the impetus of the show: Artists are responding to a new globalised perception. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Altermodern can essentially be read as an artist working in a hypermodern world or with supermodern ideas or themes. Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing altermodenr references from July All articles needing additional references Wikipedia articles needing clarification from February 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.


Retrieved from ” https: 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. Bourriaud avoids bourriiaud by choosing artists from a global and macrocosmic altermoedrn 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.

Nicolas Bourriaud, art critic, curator of the Triennial, and founding director of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, bourriaid leaving the safety net of post-modernism and embracing the possibilities that exist outside the traditional art-historical framework. Stripped of a centre, it can only be polyglot. Simon Oldfield is the director of Simon Oldfield Gallery.


The different states and the different elements that constitute it, in a way. 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.

Flight-lines, translation programmes and chains of heterogeneous elements articulate each other.