Nicolas Bourriaud

 
French art critic, theoretician, and curator Nicolas Bourriaud (born 1965) was a cofounder and codirector of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2000–2006), Gulbenkian Curator for Contemporary Art at Tate Britain, director of the Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He is currently the artistic director of Montpellier Contemporain, a new institution based in Montpellier, France, and dedicated to the contemporary arts. He is the author of the landmark publication Relational Aesthetics, published in 1998, and still inspirational today for many artists, curators, and art professionals worldwide.
 
Nicolas Bourriaud - Erik Dietman - La Verticale (Millésimes 1962 à 2001)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Panacée
Collection of essays by Nicolas Bourriaud on the protean, poetic and Rabelaisian Swedish artist Erik Dietman.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Formes et trajets - Tome 1 : Hétérochronies
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
A collection of texts about time and artists working with it.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Formes et trajets - Tome 2 : Topologies
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
A collection of texts about space and artists working with it.
Nicolas Bourriaud - The Radicant
2009
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Nicolas Bourriaud's most recent essay: a radicant thought extended to modes of cultural production, consumption and use, against the multiculturalist critical model.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Postproduction - Culture as screenplay: How art reprograms the world
2005
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The art of postproduction as a response to the proliferating chaos of global culture in the information age.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Postproduction - La culture comme scénario : comment l\'art reprogramme le monde contemporain
2004
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The art of postproduction as a response to the proliferating chaos of global culture in the information age (also available in English edition).
Nicolas Bourriaud - Relational Aesthetics
2002
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Art as a set of practices which take as their theoretical and practical point of departure the whole of human relations and their social context: the manifesto that has renewed the approach of contemporary art since the 1990s.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Esthétique relationnelle
1998
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Also available in English edition.


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