"post-postmodernism" tag

How PoMo can you go?

Kim Levin just published an article in ARTnews describing the end of postmodernism and the emergence of metamodernism. She writes: In the past couple of years, there’s been a new…

Sandstars, 2012

Trash Talk

Currently in exhibition at the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco’s Asterisms features thousands of waste objects collected from two locations, a bay along the coast of Mexico…


Duel is not a ‘gimmick’

In the late 1980s, Joost Zwagerman’s (1963) debut novel Gimmick[1] caused a sensation in press and public as a novel that defined the Zeitgeist and spoke for a generation, the…

Biblioteca Espana, Giancarlo Mazzanti & Architects

Architecture’s New Terrain

Landform Building: Architecture’s New Terrain documents the influence and manifestations of both landscape and ecology in contemporary architectural practice that is resulting in not simply a “cross-disciplinary phenomenon” but new design…


Metamodern architecture

The latest issue of MONU (Magazine ON Urbanism) features a series of essays dealing with the post-ideological condition of contemporary cities. Besides an interview with Wouter Vanstiphout and essays by,…


Notes on the state of the subject

Postmodernism announced the death of the subject, but recent developments in literature, philosophy and political agency suggest that it is alive and kicking as ever. Not in form of the…

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Notes on Metamodernism, 2014