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Radicant

ISBN-10: 1933128429
ISBN-13: 9781933128429
Edition: 2009
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Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Sternberg Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

¿In ordinary language, `modernizing¿ has come to mean reducing cultural and social reality to Western formats. And today, modernism amounts to a form of complicity with colonialism and Eurocentrism. Let us bet on a modernity which, far from absurdly duplicating that of the last century, would be specific to our epoch and would echo its own problematics: an altermodernity whose issues and features this book seeks to sketch out.¿ In his most recent essay, Nicolas Bourriaud claims that the time is ripe to reconstruct the modern for the specific context in which we are living. If modernism was a return to the origin of art or of society, to their purification with the aim of rediscovering their essence, then our own century¿s modernity will be invented, precisely, in opposition to all radicalism, dismissing both the bad solution of re-enrooting in identities as well as the standardization of imaginations decreed by economic globalization. To be radicant: it means setting one¿s roots in motion, staging them in heterogeneous contexts and formats, denying them any value as origins, translating ideas, transcoding images, transplanting behaviors, exchanging rather than imposing. The author extends radicant thought to modes of cultural production, consumption and use. Looking at the world through the prism of art, he sketches a ¿world art criticism¿ in which works are in dialogue with the context in which they are produced.

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