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HYPOTHESES

TRILOGY OF THE MODERNS II

by Caroline Gaudriault

And what if this was the end of History ? Aren’t we all already clones ? The same culture, the same jeans, the same iPhones... there is nothing to differentiate between one Modern and the next. After Metamorphoses and the light it shone on the upheavals endured by humanity, the authors pursue their Trilogy. Hypotheses multiply about a world in search of itself, a world at once full of promise and overwhelmed by its own agitation. The hysterical recourse to science, the uncontrolled desires of the ego, the promotion of global industrialisation, the disctatorship of a univocal kind of emotion, the obsession with cultural democratization... The Moderns of the 21st century want to «revolutionise» everything, at the cost of losing all memory. And when the transition is complete, our still quasi-human world will be a vast museum housing the relics of a civilisation, of a langugage, and of a cultural heritage, opening a door onto...
Contains conversations with Georges Balandier, Claude Hagège, Zhang Huan, Subodh Gupta, Jan Assmann, Jacques Revel...

• PUBLISHER : Paradox, October 2011
• SIZE : 22 x 22 cm - 8,6 x 8,6 in
• 224 pages
• Unique edition in a prestigious numbered box.
• Includes the book «HYPOTHESES» by Caroline Gaudriault
• Includes 1 photographic print of the «The Three Graces» by Rancinan
• 500 copies signed by the authors with a certificate of authenticity

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