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Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
An exchange between artist Sterling Ruby and fashion designer Raf Simons.
Shelter Press – Records
Félicia Atkinson and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma have thought of this new collaboration as a series of soundscapes filled with literary and cinematographic references, from Sylvia Plath's poetry to the films of Hal Hartley and Wong Kar Wai. The album carries a strange echo of the 1990s, materialized in Julien Carreyn's cover photograph.
English edition
Kaph Books
60 black and white photos taken in Lebanon, accompanied by poems by the artist.
Shelter Press – Records
The ninth solo album of the American composer and percussionist reflects his move to Manhattan, where he produced Stadium. Starting with urban field recordings, he then builds on these environments to create subliminal spaces for his percussion, keyboards and acoustic instruments. Central to his work, his drumset and acoustic percussion performances are pushed to new levels with mesmerizing string and brass arrangements.
Shelter Press – Records
The score composed and recorded by KTL (Stephen O'Malley & Peter Rehberg) for the dance piece ‘The Pyre', written and directed by Gisèle Vienne. A tensed composition haunted by the voice of Dennis Cooper.
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Produced on the occasion of Janssens' first exhibition in the Nordic countries, in Kiasma, this monograph focuses on an essential aspect of her practice: the exploration of luminous matter. It brings together installation views from the last twenty years as well as essays on the artist's examination of visual perception in her work.
English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This publication emerges from Uriel Orlow's Theatrum Botanicum (2015–18), a multi-faceted project encompassing film, sound, photography, and installation, which looks to the botanical world as a stage for politics, in South Africa and Europe. It brings together documents on the project, and a series of commissioned essays.
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
Rene Ricard 1979-1980 is the first collection of American poet and artist Rene Ricard's poetry, first published by the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. This new edition presents, in a new format, both the original book design reproduced as a facsimile and the first French translation of Ricard's poems.
Sub Rosa
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Beautifully produced LP of birdsongs from Venezuela, originally released in 1973 by the famous French ornithologist. Introduction by David Toop.
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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Monographic catalogue structured around installations by Vincent Meessen which examine the influence of the Situationist International in Sub-Saharan Africa, notably through figures such as Lungela Diangani eand Omar Blondin Diop. This richly illustrated book documents both the IS's relationship with the African continent and the artist's discursive, collaborative and para-curatorial activity of the past four years.
Shelter Press – Records
The new album from Justin C. Meyers, the American experimental electro composer, artist, and head of the Sympathy Ltd. label. This album expresses the incompatibility of neoliberalism and non-commercial artistic practice through melancholic sonorities and the meticulous narrativity of the synth-based compositions.
English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
In this lecture, creative director Virgil Abloh takes us behind the scenes of his design process, sharing the essentials of editing, problem-solving, and storytelling.
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
An ABC book with which the pianist, composer and improviser recounts his experience of sound (with the score and recording on CD of an unpublished piece).
English edition
Errant Bodies – Anthologies
Gender, voice, language, and identity in musical composition and experimental sound practices.
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire – Books
Catalogue dedicated to contemporary artists whose production concentrate on the reuse of existing images. This publication investigates the various practices of these iconographer artists through documentation, illustrations, essays, and interviews (with Haris Epaminonda, Wade Guyton, Camille Henrot, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jonathan Monk, Linder Sterling…).
English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
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This publication investigates our present relation to the future and asks which means and strategies artists and scholars pursue today, to gain a new scope of action for shaping alternative futures. It brings together contributions by academic staff at the cx centre for interdisciplinary studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich as well as selected artistic work by students.
English edition
Shelter Press – Records
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This catalogue is a visual journey through the artist's show at Mudam Luxembourg. It centers on Almond's series of cosmos-inspired abstract paintings Timescape. Produced in conjunction with the publication, the record All Things Pass highlights the musical dimension of the artist's eponymous video installation. The soundtrack embodies both the tradition of music in Northern India and an experimental approach, expressing links between cosmic and human existence.
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The first publication dedicated to the work of fashion illustrator and artist Kelly Beeman. Drawing her inspiration from lookbooks and catwalk shots, Kelly Beeman creates paintings that plunges the viewer into a fantasy world of rare delicacy, tinted with subtle references to interior design, architecture, music and literature.
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
brings back to life the forgotten art of window-dressing, through an artistic and intimate portrtait of window-dresser Bob Steffen.
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This catalogue is conceived as a continuation and circulation of Saraceno's eponymous sound project: The artist uses spider webs as musical instruments embodying the incredible structural properties of the spider's silk, but also the spider's sophisticated mode of communication through vibrations. Saraceno recorded jam sessions between arachnids and musicians, included in this publication, as well as documentation, essays, and a manifesto.
Sub Rosa
Fascinating and unreleased before music by Otto Sidharta, pionneer of Indonesian electronic music. Electronic compositions from 1979 to 1984 that integrated natural sounds and urban sounds to this extent were extremely rare at the time, which gives them a unique form of intensity.
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
An extraordinary publication gathering a selection of stock images and original photographs drawn from the myriad ads for drug sales on the dark web designed to catch the consumer's eye. These photographs are invisible under normal light: printed in invisible ink, they can only be viewed under ultraviolet light (the publication includes a mini flashlight).
texts in English and Italian
Edition Patrick Frey
First English edition of a colossal volume on Pasolini's cinematographic oeuvre, first published in the 1980s in Italy: 2.000 film stills ranged under the categories of “bodies” and “places”, with analysis and a compilation of texts by Pasolini. A Pasolinian publication in terms of both content and form, as well as an indispensable tool for research. The book contains also the original text in Italian.
Shelter Press – Records
The Japanese sound artist's second album is the result of a ten-year investigation on the sound properties of water, in line with her previous LP in 2009. Based on the use of waterbowls—porcelain bowls filled with water and amplified via hydrophones—her musical practice is now enriched with experiments with the environment and hydrophonic feedback.
English edition
Humboldt Books
Los Angeles 1989 Tokyo 1991 brings together a collection of images from two of the most complex and undefinable metropolises on the face of the Earth, the social and urban form of which is ceaselessly reshaped by the minimal existence of millions of people in movement. Lombardelli's photographs are also cinematographic homages to the works of Wim Wenders and Yasujirō Ozu.
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For two years, Laurence Rasti photographed Iranian homosexual refugees who transit through the city of Denizli in Turkey, waiting to join a host country where to live their sexuality freely. The resulting photographic series explores the sensitive concepts of identity and gender, while juxtaposing the gravity of the situation with lighter and hopeful moments.
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
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The book of the 14th edition of the international exhibition, curated by Emma Lavigne, with more than 50 artists.
English edition
Toilet Paper
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Kaph Books
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The publication Passing Time by Fouad Elkoury looks back at 60 years (1960-2017) of photographs taken in Lebanon by the artist. Most of the images have never been published.
English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
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Reference monograph surveying ten years of work centered around painting, with forays in other forms of art. The Italian artist's conceptual universe interweaves personal experiences with references to art history, literature, and music as well as to cinema.
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The fourth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1973-1980): a collection of texts on Donald Judd and minimalist sculpture.
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The first volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1963-1968/1988): entitled The Making of a painting, this transcript of Zaugg's diary revolves around the notion of artistic discourse, and how it is directly influenced by paintings.
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The heighth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1988-1989): a portrait of Jean-Christophe Ammann.
Shiok! Records
An anthology of original recordings from Java, Sumatra, and Bali: a collection of ecstatic and hypnotic sounds, featuring a large panel of musical influences and traditional instruments that represent Indonesia's large heritage of profound cultural differences.
English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
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This publication analyzes, from the perspective of hospitality, the curatorial within the current sociopolitical context through key topics concerning immigration, conditions along borders, and accommodations for refugees.
English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This collaborative journey between Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto and members from the Huni Kuin indigenous communities brings to the fore the concept of “ancestral futures” and extends the concerns that have been evident in Neto's oeuvre over the past 20 years: a celebration of the sensuality of being, the unity of bodies and nature, and a longing for spiritual vision.
English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
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The second of a four-chapter publication series by Rondinone, Golden Days & Silver Nights documents a cycle of works recently made by the artist in Rome: the installation of white olive trees's mouldings among the ruins of the Trajan Forum, and the exhibition “Vocabulary of Solitude” at the MACRO Museum, where sculptures of forty-five clowns were accompanied by a multitude of rainbow drawings.
English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
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The first of a four-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the installation Vocabulary of Solitude—an arrangement of his works inspired by the color spectrum. The centerpiece comprises forty-five life-size sculptures of passive and contemplative clowns, who together describe the anguish of human solitude.
English edition
Q-O2
The Second Sound is an imaginary conversation based on the testimonies of musicians and sound artists on the role of gender and sex within their field.
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume – Monographs
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Instruments is the catalogue accompanying Ismaïl Bahri's exhibition of the same title at the Jeu de Paume. It is also his first monograph. Bahri's oeuvre, which dates back to the 2000s, is like a precise and sensitive record of events and experiments; its often mechanical kinetics are particularly evocative of the film process. His experiments are based on the tiny nuances and minute developments that occur when simple things are brought into contact with each other. They demand an acuteness of gaze that leads one to question the limits of perception and the visible.
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Perfect Cherry Blossom presents the first and long-awaited collaboration between British artist Oliver Payne and Japanese pop artist Keiichi Tanaami. For this new series, Payne has reworked original drawings by Tanaami, adding stickers featuring motifs from Japanese “bullet hell” video games.
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Nieves
A strip of buildings illustrated with watercolor and pencil, in line with the Irish illustrator's interests in architecture and the city (leporello).
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
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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
Nero
This publication, edited by Enzo Cucchi, gathers drawings by Alex Katz and words by his son Vincent. It is a project that takes shape through the intimate relationship between the three subjects.
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United Dead Artists
Set in a grotesque and colorful decorum, the new kaleidoscopic visions of Keiichi Tanaami intertwine the obsessional patterns of the great Japanese master—eyes, military aircraft, eroticized flesh, and pop culture icons.
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions – Monographs
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A tribute to the long collaboration between Franz West and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, this volume offers a comprehensive yet singular overview of the artist's oeuvre, gathering together extensive documentation and rare archive material on the numerous exhibitions they organized together since 1995.
Sub Rosa
Unreleased recordings composed for the cinema and the television.
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
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic account of the two photographers's automobile trip from Switzerland to Mongolia, through the mystical realms of the East.
Centre d'édition contemporaine
Triple vinyl LP featuring a collection of recordings by by renowned visual artists (with Rita Ackermann, Gerard Byrne, Valentin Carron, Claire Fontaine, Jason Dodge, Giulia Essyad, Sylvie Fleury, Gilles Furtwängler, Mathis Gasser, Marcus Geiger & Heimo Zobernig, Vivienne Griffin & Kaspars Groshevs, Thomas Hirschhorn, Tobias Kaspar et Jan Vorisek, Anne Le Troter, Beat Lippert, Tobias Madison, Fabian Marti, Jonathan Monk, Damián Navarro, James Richards, Emanuel Rossetti, Ryan Conrad Sawyer, Ramaya Tegegne, and Ricardo Valentim).
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