Art & environment / ecology

 
 
Eco-operations
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
An edited collection of contributions to conversations about the climate crisis and its role in critical discourse.
Rosi Braidotti - Posthuman Knowledge and the Critical Posthumanities
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Incidents
forthcoming
On the advanced knowledge economy, which perpetuates patterns of discrimination and exclusion, and the threat of climate change devastation for both human and nonhuman entities.
Marion Laval-Jeantet - Microbiota - Créer et soigner
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
forthcoming
Marion Laval-Jeantet's research into therapeutic care continues her work with Benoît Mangin under the name of Object-Oriented Art on microbiota, at the crossroads of scientific art, biology, anthropology, psychology and ethology.
Ana Teixeira Pinto - Entropy and Chronopolitical Allegory
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - On the Antipolitical
forthcoming
How the transition to fossil fuels entailed an intensification of ongoing processes of racialization.
Ines Weizman - Avant et après - L\'architecture du désastre
2024
French edition
Diaphanes
forthcoming
Eyal and Ines Weizman explore the history of the before-and-after image, from its origins in 19th-century Paris to today's satellite surveillance.
Gilles Perraudin - Trilogie - Trois architectures en pierre
2024
French edition
Avenir radieux
forthcoming
As part of a series of publications on singular architectural bodies of work, this volume focuses on three stone projects by Gilles Perraudin, an advocate of the renewed use of this material.
Élisée Reclus - Abécédaire Reclus - Les 101 mots d\'Élisée
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
A glossary of themes running through the work of Élisée Reclus (1830-1905), reflecting the contemporary relevance and diversity of the anarchist geographer's thought.
Makis Solomos - Pour une écologie de la musique et du son - Le vivant, le mental et le social dans la musique, les arts sonores et les artivismes d\'aujourd\'hui
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An exploration of the ecologies of music and sound, from an ecosophical and emancipatory perspective.
We will Survive - The Preppers Movement
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
MUDAC (Lausanne's Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts)
forthcoming
A collective reflection on the ability of objects and design to contribute to survival and protection against disasters, based on an examination of the phenomenon of “preppers”.
We will Survive - Le mouvement preppers
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
MUDAC (Lausanne's Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts)
forthcoming
A collective reflection on the ability of objects and design to contribute to survival and protection against disasters, based on an examination of the phenomenon of “preppers” (also available in English edition).
Lin May Saeed - Fables
2024
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
This volume collects six fables Lin May Saeed (1973–2023) wrote in the early 2000s—the only ones the artist ever shared—which explore fundamental issues of interspecies coexistence, combining scientific, ethical, and philosophical motivations.
Guide de jardinage écologique
2024
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
forthcoming
Primarily intended as a reference work for those in charge of regenerative gardening training courses in Morocco, this ecological gardening guide, written under the direction of Carey Duncan in collaboration with the Bouregreg Med-O-Med Gardening School in Salé (FUNCI), is aimed at both professional gardeners and experienced amateurs.
Museums at the Ecological Turn
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
A reflection on the relation between art, museum institutions and climate activism.
Nicholas Mangan - A World Undone
2024
English edition
Lenz Press
New monograph.
Arts, écologies, transitions - Un abécédaire
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An "ABC of the arts in transition" examining the ecological turn of the arts, the outcome of long-term collective research into the fundamental elements running through the art world and, more generally, the aesthetic and social universe in the current ecological crisis.
 Andrea Caretto & Raffaella Spagna - Bright Ecologies - Experiences, Forms, Materials
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Viaindustriae
The first overview of the artistic research of Andrea Caretto and Raffaella Spagna, an Italian artistic duo focused on site specific art project with a sensible attitude to the landscape.
Meandering - Art, Ecology, and Metaphysics
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Inspired by how rivers bend and curve connecting ecosystems, Meandering is a case study for community-oriented artistic research into the cultural, spiritual, and ecological trajectories of waterways.
Gilles Perraudin - Les jours sont ronds
2024
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
The story/manifesto of an architect's life: a re-reading of Gilles Perraudin's career by himself, enabling us to retrace the path of a thought in perpetual motion.
Klima - Mutabilities
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
The sixth issue of the transversal journal, at the crossroads of art and thought, political philosophy, gender studies and academic knowledge, delves into the various forms of mutation that ripple through our world.
Art for Radical Ecologies (manifesto)
2024
English edition
Bruno
A reflection on the role of art in the interconnected struggles for climate and ecological justice.
The Aquarium is a Listening Glass
2024
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
The glass as a listening device.
Ingo Niermann - The Monadic Age - Notes on the Coming Social Order
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The Monadic Age unfolds in thirty-three autonomous—monadic—essays on topics as diverse as environmentalism, terrorism, geopolitics, housing, the metaverse, nonbinarism, language, charity, euthanasia, identity politics, tattoos, ableism, AI, birthrates, war, religion, sex, and art.
Alex Cecchetti - Sentiero
2024
English edition
Nero
The documentation of a mountain path designed by artist Alex Cecchetti in Val Gardena (Bolzano, Italy) and a journey into more-than-human presences and ecologies.
François Salmeron - Itinérances écologiques - Art, éthique et environnement
2024
French edition
Caza d'Oro
restocking in progress
currently out of stock
A critical and ethical reflection on contemporary art and ecology, based on long-term research into the work of some twenty international artists committed to environmental issues.
Landscape with(out) Locus
2023
English edition
Nero
A collective reflection on the landscape as an ever-changing social, economic, and ecological construct, addressing questions of power, identity, and natural resources (contributions by T. J. Demos, Tiago Torres-Campos, Tiffany Kaewen Dang, Hagit Keysar and Ariel Caine, Teresa Mendes Flores, Chris Malcolm, Irmgard Emmelhainz...)
Anuradha Vikram - Use Me at Your Own Risk - Visions from the Darkest Timeline
2023
English edition
X Artists' Books
A speculative novel set in 2046 that asks us to question our role in the destruction of our environment, the impact of automation on society, and heightened inequity across class, race, and gender.
Élisa Larvego - Chicanes
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
23 photographs of chicanes taken between 2013 and 2016 on the roads leading to the Notre-Dame-des-Landes ZAD, France (with an interview with philosopher Marie José Mondzain).
Fatma Bucak - While the Dust Quickly Falls
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A project by artist Fatma Bucak that considers the relationships between political violence, environmental destruction, and climate change.
Antoine Bonnet - Poétique de la décroissance
2023
French edition
Mix
Contemporary art and degrowth.
Roberto Barbanti - Les sonorités du monde - De l\'écologie sonore à l\'écosophie sonore
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast research on the notion of acoustic and sound ecology and its transition to a new sound ecosophy, integrating the multidimensionality of listening to propose to hear differently.
Objective: Earth - Designing our Planet
2023
English edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
MUDAC (Lausanne's Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts)
Artists, designers and researchers investigate the "becoming object" of the Earth, in the face of the techno-scientific vision and geo-engineering projects that tend to turn our planet into a design object.
Objectif Terre - Le design de notre planète
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
MUDAC (Lausanne's Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts)
Artists, designers and researchers investigate the "becoming object" of the Earth, in the face of the techno-scientific vision and geo-engineering projects that tend to turn our planet into a design object.
Pedro Neves Marques - Vampires in Space
2023
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Exhibition catalogue of filmmaker, visual artist, and writer Pedro Neves Marques's solo project "Vampires in Space" at the Portuguese Pavilion, 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2022.
Emmanuel Rousseau - Terre légère (vinyl LP)
2023
Optical Sound
currently out of stock
A musical work born of residencies for two musicians and a dancer in three natural parks in France, tuned to these three geographies as open-air studios, in dialogue with the mineral, plant and animal environment.
Écodesign et Création - S\'attacher
2023
French edition
Écodesign et Création
ENSAD (École des Arts Décoratifs de Paris)
An exploration of the various paths of ecodesign, from material environments to our imaginations, from concern for uses to new narratives.
Chihei Hatakeyama - Hachirogata Lake (vinyl LP)
2023
Field Records
Matching expansive ambience with environmental sound, Chihei Hatakeyama's new album continues Field Records' exploration of Japan and the Netherland's shared approach to water management.
Objectif Terre - Le design de notre planète
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
MUDAC (Lausanne's Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts)
Artists, designers and researchers investigate the "becoming object" of the Earth, in the face of the techno-scientific vision and geo-engineering projects that tend to turn our planet into a design object (also available in English).
Ana Alenso - What The Mine Gives, The Mine Takes / Lo que la mina te da, la mina te quita
2023
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication invites us on a journey to decipher the hidden predatory logic within the mechanisms of gold mining exploitation and the resulting socio-ecological devastation in the Guayana and Venezuela's Amazon regions.
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané - A Leaf Shapes the Eye
2023
French edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A journey through the work of Daniel Steegmann Mangrané over 25 years (artist's book).
Driving the Human - Seven Prorotypes for Eco-social Renewal
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Seven tangible prototypes that respond to our current planetary moment, enabling new ways of envisioning and inhabiting the world (a scientific and artistic collaboration turned to a catalyst for experimentation, shaping sustainable, and collective futures that combine science, technology, and the arts in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach).
Julian Charrière - Controlled Burn
2023
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Claudia Comte - After Nature - Cacti, Corals and Leaves
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This artist's book explores the diverse reference system of forms and materials, plants, animals and other subjects out of which Claudia Comte develops her biomorphic sculptures.
 Alexandre & Florentine Lamarche-Ovize - Dinosaures végétariens
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
The Drawer - Books
New monograph, focused on the last years of work of the duo around the animal, landscape and ecological issues that cross it.
Dominique Paul - Silent Fall - Devenir oiseau / Becoming Bird / Convertirse en ave
2023
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
various
Monograph surveying more than ten years of the Canadian visual and performance artist's career, whose engaged practice addresses social and environmental issues, with two essays by Chantal Pontbriand and Ayelet D. Aldouby.
Inter - Décroissance
2023
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
Inter #141 invites to approach degrowth as a paradigm of a possible way out of the planetary crisis, and to imagine new ways of living in the world.
Marine Forestier - Les Lichennes
2023
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
A novel of anticipation anchored in queer ecologies, a frenetic odyssey interwoven with songs and short poems, mixing the genres of feminist science fiction, young adult literature, space-opera and marvelous fable.
In Plain Sight - Scenes from Aridly Abundant Landscapes
2023
English edition
Kaph Books
What architectural possibilities can emerge when we reimagine arid landscapes as spaces of abundance? (a collective book conceived as a travelogue that challenges preconceptions around aridity: the official publication of UAE's National Pavilion at Venise Biennale of Architecture).
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