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English edition
Diaphanes – Hors-série
forthcoming
The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Anthologies et théories de l'art
forthcoming
The complete writings of an influential figure.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
New monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume – Monographies
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition by Florence Lazar at the Jeu de Paume. It is also her first monograph.

Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book, based on Peter Voigt and Arno Fischer's project developed for the Marx-Engels-Forum in Berlin.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A critical examination of the relationship between aesthetics and politics through the iconic figure of Carla Lonzi (1931-1982), an innovative art critic and one of the founders of neo-feminism in Italy.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An investigation into the artistic and political issues of participatory art since the 1990s.

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Cneai
This artist's book gathers the 67 photographs that make up the contact sheet #234 of the photographs taken by Jef Geys during the 1969 Tour de France. Year of Eddy Merckx's first victory, the same day as the man's first step on the moon.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
A Western Marxist analysis of the relationship between the historical present and political action.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
As her first comprehensive publication, this catalogue surveys the multi-facetted oeuvre of the Greek artist/social activist Georgia Sagri. Across performance, video work, and sculpture, she explores the murky relationships between the artist's body and her body of work, subjectivity and persona, original and reproduction with equal parts humor and severity.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
The first survey of text works by artist Ane Hjort Guttu. Written between 2003 and 2018, the texts range from public statements, poetic short prose, film scripts and reflections on the role of the artist to essays on art for children and the link between light and wealth.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This first monograph gives compelling insight into Nicholson’s diverse material approach, political practice, and historical context.

English edition
Punch
The first monographic publication dedicated to one of the foremost artists of his generation and a key figure in the development of Bucharest's artistic community in the early 2000s.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
This catalogue is the first survey of the art and practice of Art+Positive, a significant affinity group of ACT UP New York during the early years of the AIDS epidemic. The publication presents previously unseen archives featuring artworks, documents, protest ephemera, and meeting notes, as well as commissioned essays and unpublished writings.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Monographies
First comprehensive monograph dedicated to minimalist pioneer and postcolonial artist Rasheed Araeen. The publication gives an overview of 60 years of career, encompassing Araeen's visual art, writing, editing, and curatorial work. It includes scholarly essays, surveys, and documentation spanning every aspects of the artist's oeuvre, from his early works to his political engagement to today's ongoing Homecoming series.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This publication is charting the Allan Sekula's research into and investigation of the oceans. It intersperses essays from scholars, historians, and thinkers with a selection of the artist's seminal texts and excerpts from his private notebooks.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Catalogue documenting an eponymous exhibition of neon sculptures by artist Warren Neidich. These installations aim to examine the rise of cognitive capitalism in the 21st century while affirming art as a political weapon against it.

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions – Monographies
Since 2003, Thomas Hirschhorn has produced large drawings of about three by four by himself, or with the philosopher Marcus Steinweg, which he calls "Maps", in which he interacts with colored images, fragments of texts and his own comments. This volume focuses on this particular aspect of his practice.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Monographic study dedicated to director, video artist and photographer Clarisse Hahn. Edited by Nicole Brenez, the publication gathers writings encompassing the variety of her work, from contemporary art to cinema, guerilla groups, and eroticism; conversations with Clarisse Hahn, artists, and art historians; and a series of reproductions of her artworks, photographs, photograms, and videograms.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume – Monographies
Daphné Le Sergent's “Geopolitics of Oblivion” exhibition focuses on the technical language. The catalogue takes the form of a photography-drawing manual built on the notion of separation.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
The first study dedicated to Fabio Mauri's performative work.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.

French edition
369 editions – Manuels
An experience of participatory democracy in the South of France.

French edition
369 editions – Manuels
A manual of technological autonomy.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A historiographical study of German art theorist, writer and activist Carl Einstein (1885-1940), that also explores several layers of the history of the early twentieth century, and proposes a critical reflection on some epistemological tropisms of today.

French edition
UV Editions
The second part of Konrad Becker's triptych devoted to information control methods: with his seventy-two keys, Becker aims to unlock the gates of strategic reality: its construction over centuries, its imposition through stealth and force, its dull and laborious maintenance, and its dissolution and destruction by those who can't take it anymore.

trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
CAPC
Catalogue celebrating the first European retrospective of the artist and pedagogue Beatriz González: the publication explores 50 years of plural and polymorphic work, inspired by the historical and cultural realities of Colombia. It features a rich selection of images and a critical apparatus which explores the artist's career while revealing the contemporaneity of her work.

English edition (texts in English and in Korean)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
The catalogue of the Irish Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennal presents a video project by Jones in which Korean actors reenact a 1970s documentrary of a “conflict resolution therapy session” with individuals who experienced the conflict in Northern Ireland.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
First major catalogue dedicated to one of the biggest representatives of Polish art and experimental cinema, Józef Robakowski. The publication presents some of the artist's most significant works and his research on the language of film and montage. It includes and interview with Marina Abramović, one of Robakowski's colleague at the time of the Soviet Union.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Addressing the current upswing of attention in the sciences, arts, and humanities to the proposal that we are in a human-driven epoch called the Anthropocene, T. J. Demos critically surveys that thesis and points to its limitations, trough a series of cases study taken from contemporary visual culture.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Monographies
This publication provides a wide-ranging survey of the Argentinian artist's literary collages—produced from 1965 to 2013—which use appropriated texts, representing a kind of experimental writing at the intersection of visual arts, performance, theater, literature, and activism.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This publication documents Eliasson's Green light project —an artistic workshop for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and NGOs, whose goal is to fabricate lamps for fundraising education. It provides testimonies, stories, and memories by Green light participants, founders, and organizers, as well as essays by art historians and theorists.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This publication traces the extraordinary collaboration between American artist Dave Hullfish Bailey and senior Aboriginal writer and activist Sam Watson. structured around their highly political work Maiwar Performance, this book also covers their activities both before and throughout their work together.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
A comprehensive and focused reader on Wilkinson's output and documents the Glasgow-based artist's practice spanning from 2015 to 2010, including six exhibitions and works produced within that time period, in reversed chronological order.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
last available copies!
This artist's book compiles true propaganda photographs of the Third Reich with stills from actors playing Nazis in Hollywood movies: a radical commentary on our alarming present condition, in which the lines between populist and fascistic politics are increasingly blurring.

English edition
Flash Art – Flash Art éditions (livres)
This first English monograph on the work of Zhao Zhao examines the Chinese artist's working practice, emblematic for art's ability to address conflict—social, political, and aesthetic—in a world undergoing unprecedented upheaval. It features essays by Hou Hanru and Li Zhenhua.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Doormats
The Force of Listening explores the role of listening in the contemporary intersection of art and activism and asks what potential for transformation it might facilitate.

English edition
X Artists' Books
The first full English translation of the Argentine artist León Ferrari's uncompromising literary masterpiece from 1967. A critique of the Vietnam War and American imperial politics, the book weaves together hundreds of excerpts from newspapers, periodicals, works of history, the Bible, and other sources.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first monograph dedicated to Nicolas Milhé highlights the aesthetic and political concerns of his work through two series of works that question the formal and symbolic vocabularies of the Republic. With texts by historian Olivier Christin, architect Eric Lapierre, and musician Julien Perez.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume – Monographies
Publication documenting an eponymous video work by the Palestinian artist, in which she follows the matrix of hierarchies and relationships involved in an agricultural transaction of seeds between a Norwegian town the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. This book includes an essay by historian Shela Sheikh and a text by the artist tracing the reflections that led her to her project.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Humboldt Books
Artist and researcher Riccardo Giacconi investigates the relationship between a range of narrative forms (puppetry, street storytellers, flyers and pamphlets) and a series of pre-political acts of revolt staged between Italy and South America. This publication documents his research project and features a series of texts, notes, archives, illustrations, and interviews.

bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Catalogue dedicated to the late American artist: an influential photographer, writer, filmmaker, theorist and critic whose works have been a unique reference in debates and conversations about photography, art and politics for over 40 years. The publication includes a historical and analytical text by curator Marie Muracciole, as well as a 20-page photographic booklet.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
The socialism of Capital: a collection of texts by economist Christian Marazzi on the new capitalist regime formed out of the 2008 crisis.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).

French edition
Les Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers
A poetical and political questionnaire focusing on social exclusion and isolation issues in a French ghetto.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).

French edition
Incertain Sens – Livres et éditions d'artistes
Eight slogans from the May 68 events in France, in duplex printing (artist's book).

texts in English and Italian
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
A deconstructed overview offering the widest selection of Jodice's works ever presented: more than twenty years of eclectic art—alternating between photography, videos and installations.

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts.

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Limited edition of the notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts, and an original work, numbered and signed, printed on various formats (1920's coal mining register, books pages, card stock).

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