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Altermodern: Tate Triennial 2009 Prologues
26 April 2008  –  17 January 2009
Flávia Müller Medeiros, Irka, 2007. Book of 36 pages in edition of 800
Flávia Müller Medeiros
Irka 2007
Book of 36 pages in edition of 800
Image courtesy Gasworks. Photo: Matthew Booth

Tate's fourth Triennial exhibition, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud who co-founded the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, opens at Tate Britain in February 2009. It explores a new concept, defined by him as 'the Altermodern'. The term describes art made in today's global context which is a reaction against standardisation and commercialism.

A series of one-day events, or Prologues, are taking place in the lead up to the show, to introduce and provoke debate on the Triennial's themes. Each Prologue includes films, performances and talks.

Previous Prologues:

Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 1 : Altermodern >

Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 2 : Exiles >