Nicolas Bourriaud

Coactivities: The Relational Sphere and the Internet of Objects


Thursday, September 29, 2016
6:30 – 8 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Celebrated theorist, art historian and curator Nicolas Bourriaud speaks about the concept of Relational Aesthetics in relationship to art and the digital sphere in the context of the exhibition Take Me (I’m Yours).

French art critic Nicolas Bourriaud was co-founder, and from 1999-2006 served as co-director of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. He was also founder and director of the contemporary art magazine Documents sur l'art (1992–2000), and correspondent in Paris for Flash Art from 1987 to 1995. Bourriaud was the Gulbenkian Curator of Contemporary Art at Tate Britain from 2007-2010, and in 2009 he curated the fourth Tate Triennial there, entitled Altermodern. He was the Director of the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, from 2011 to 2015. In 2015, he was appointed director of the future Contemporary Art Center of Montpellier, France, due to open in 2019, and director of La Panacée art center.

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