Originally published at: https://robwatsonmedia.net/distraction-therapy-063-metamodern-coffee-chat/
If postmodernity is about playful signifiers and pastiche, then how is metamoderninity different? Ryan Clayton and I met up for a coffee, and we chatted about how we think the ‘new sincerity’ that metamodern cultural practice works? Is this sensibility to be found in the artwork itself, in the creative practice, or in the relationship with the viewer and listener to the work? What seems to be emerging is that metamodern cultural activities have therapeutic elements to them that focusses on holistic ecological and personal growth.
Here are a couple of things we mentioned in our chat: