08 September, 2009

10th Biennale de Lyon


10th Biennale de Lyon

From 16 September 2009 to 3 January 2010

La Sucrière
Museum of Contemporary Art Bullukian Foundation
Bichat Warehouse

Curator
Hou Hanru

Artistic curator
Thierry Raspail

Production manager
Thierry Prat

We are living in the society of the spectacle. In spite of its alienating effects on our life and social relationships, it’s one of the very fundamental conditions of our existence. We perceive the world and communicate with each other through the spectacle – a system of image production and representation dominated by the logic of market capitalism which tends to “develop” our faculties of perception, imagination and reflection towards a “one dimensional model” formatted by the language of consumerist ideology. This is also the very contemporary condition of our self-identification and social order “guaranteed” by the established power system. As a main typology of artistic and cultural events of our time, biennials of contemporary art are no doubt an ultimate form of expression of such a tendency...

interview with curator
http://www.biennaledelyon.com/contemporaryart2009/edition-2009/

website
http://www.biennaledelyon.com/contemporaryart2009/

Press PDF files

http://www.biennaledelyon.com/data/classes/revuepresse/rdp_8_coupure.pdf

http://www.biennaledelyon.com/data/classes/revuepresse/rdp_13_coupure.pdf

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as reported on Universes
http://universes-in-universe.org/eng/bien/biennale_de_lyon/2009



2 comments:

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Sara

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blakkbyrd said...

Thankyou Sara