10th Biennale de Lyon teaser video

September 14 2009 . 05:20pm

Biennale de Lyon

La Sucrière 
Museum of Contemporary Art Bullukian Foundation 
Bichat Warehouse
September 16, 2009 to January 3, 2010

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…

Find out more about the 10th Biennale de Lyon HERE

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