The Radicant. Nicolas Bourriaud
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The Radicant. Nicolas Bourriaud

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If modernity warrants a return to the origin of art, then French curator
and art critic Nicolas Bourriaud is right when he claims that this is the
time to redefine the concept of -what is modern. Our century's
modernity will be invented, precisely, in opposition to all radicalism,
claims Bourriaud. So then, being radicant - from the Latin origin of
- roots - means setting one'...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Sternberg Press
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Sjonni
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Nicolas Bourriaud développe une théorie critique de notre environnement culturel qu'il désire qualifier d'altermoderne, une révision fondamentale du multiculturalisme postmoderne issu de l'anticolonialisme qui réduit toute production culturelle à l'origine de son auteur en faveur d'une vision de l'art non-linéaire, chaotique et globale. La portée de son discours dépasse l'interprétation de l'art moderne et rejoint bien au delà des vastes espaces virtuels ouverts par cette nouvelle civilisation m...more
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interesting thoughts about contemporary thought and art.
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