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Monographs and artists' books
 
2018
English edition
forthcoming
Prints by Jennifer Bornstein gathers together a body of work encompassing her latest projects in printmaking during a recent fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. These works are contextualized by earlier projects in drawing, film, and artist books that span the 1990s to the present.

2018
English edition
This catalogue presents documentation and texts from the British artist's first exhibition in the United States, which combines a series of color photographs of hands touching objects with a scale-model freight train and track.

2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
temporarily out of stock
This publication surveys the work of Italian critic, architect, and visual artist Gianni Pettena. Focusing on a rich ten-year period of production that began in the mid-sixties, it brings new attention to the artistic and intellectual practice of a figure known primarily as one of the main exponents of the Radical Architecture movement.

2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
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.

2018
English edition
Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial crisis of 2007/8.

2018
English edition
This first monograph gives compelling insight into Nicholson’s diverse material approach, political practice, and historical context.

2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Departing from his eponymous exhibition at Kunsthalle Wien, this catalogue examines new works by acclaimed video and visual artist Marcel Odenbach. The series gathered in the publication reflect on the persistence of the victim-perpetrator structure within post-war society, in Germany or Africa.

2018
English edition
This catalogue documents three video works by the Belgian-American artist Cécile B. Evans, in which she explores the impact of digital technology on human condition.

2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
This catalogue surveys the work of object design creator Ineke Hans.

2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Publication documenting a project by German artist Marlene Maier, the joint recipient of the 2017 Kunsthalle Wien Prize. In her 3-channel video installation Food only exists on pictures, Marlene Maier finds a visual “language” for the blurring and absence resulting from the opaque merging of technological and techno-political processes.

2018
English edition
Craig Kalpakjian is a pionneer in the use of digital software for artistic purposes. This first monographic book is an in-depth look at Kalpakjian's work Black Box, an installation featuring a robotic dog taking pictures. The artist examines this work in cunjunction with declassified CIA and Army Intelligence interrogation manuals. The publication includes an interview with Bob Nickas, and essays by curator Paul Wombell and Gilles Deleuze.

2018
bilingual edition (English / Simplified Chinese)
The catalogue for Heman Chong's first solo museum exhibition in mainland China, at the Rockbund Art Museum, provides an insightful and critical look into the Singaporean artist's recent practice.

2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Exhibition catalogue documenting the eponymous sculptural project showcasing silicone impressions of Berlin's bullet-ridden facades from the Second World War. These architectural traces embody trauma and time, from the war to nowadays. The publication catalogues these facades and focuses on the making of the project. It features a text by writer Deborah Levy.

2018
English edition
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.

2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
The first comprehensive survey of video artist and filmmaker Theo Eshetu's extensive body of work. It provides documentation and critical analysis of Eshetu's practice, in which he examines the imagery of the collective unconscious, exploring cultural identity and challenging official media narratives through a complex interplay of signs and symbols.

2017
English edition
This voluminous publication gathers 818 drawings by Dutch artist Michael Tedja, along with a series of commissioned texts by critics and curators. It highlights Tedja's practice as hypersubjective and all-encompassing, as well as predicated on studying the circulation and recycling of images.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
This publication documents the first iteration of Belgian artist David Claerbout's project Olympia, a digital simulation of the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
temporarily out of stock
First monograph documenting a three-year research on the mineral mica that became the ground for multidisciplinary outcomes, including poems, intricate drawings, modular sculptures that form systems of display, and performances.

2017
English edition (texts in English and in Korean)
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.

2017
English edition
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.

2017
English edition
Artist's book documenting works produced by Tom Humphrey between 2009 and 2016 using industrially manufactured ceramic plates as a support medium. This extensive volume reproduces four hundred and twenty works from this series at a one-to-one scale, in precisely rendered photographs.

2017
English edition
Published for the Estonian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, Katja Novitskova's catalogue addresses emerging potentialities between visual culture, big-data-driven processes, and ecology.

2017
English edition
Catalogue spanning the last ten years of works by the American painter whose practice revolves around linguistic issues and reflexive material practices in art. The publication includes texts by artists, curators and scholars, documentation of the exhibition at the Blaffer Art Museum by a group of local high-school students and a magazine dedicated to Rayne's 2013 book-object Almanac.

2017
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
The catalogue is the first comprehensive survey about the works and projects by the Brazilian artist and activist, spanning 1991 until 2015. It also includes unpublished artist's text by Alves, and essays by Pedro de Llano and T. J. Demos.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Two-volume publication gathering a booklet accompanying Pierre Bismuth's 2015 solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Wien, and a catalogue raisonné indexing his typically serial and often humorous work of the last three decades.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Featuring newly conceived works, hand in hand with some older works from the 1980s, this catalogue illustrates Dillemuth's exhibition at the Künstlerhaus Graz, in which he created a new way of presenting his oeuvre, setting up site-specific theatrical scenes.

2017
bilingual edition (English / Albanian)
The catalogue of the Albanian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale presents the work of painter and video artist Leonard Qylafi, whose practice has recently been focusing on processes of change and recollection. The featured works investigate the history of Albania and reflect on the nature of the image as such.

2017
English edition
This publication both documents and extends Martin Beck's cycle of exhibition and residency at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts in Harvard. This two-year long project focused on the exhibition histories and academic pursuits of the Carpenter Center, built in 1963 by Le Corbusier.

2017
English edition
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.

2017
English edition
temporarily out of stock
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.

2017
English edition
Mexican conceptual artist Mario García Torres examines the space of arrival as a complicated and disjointed nexus between departure, displacement, and return, in a series of works that reflect on the European migrant crisis.

2017
English edition
Documenting a six-month residence at Fogo Island Arts, Tones highlights the diversity of Leciejewski's practice—with works including collages, photographs, and found-objects sculptures—while bringing to the fore the artist's views on nature.

2017
English edition
The Rough Law of Gardens documents Olaf Holzapfel and Nahum Tevet's eponymous joint exhibition and explores the intergenerational differences between two unique artists. Both artists' work rejects the global logic of growth and traverses the bounds of sculpture and painting: each of their practices involves ideas to do with materiality, learning, and memory.

2017
English edition
This catalogue discusses the symbolic of the red thread in the work of the Chilean artist and poet. The publication includes a special documentation on quipus—large-scale immersive installations of thread, wool, and yarn—poetic texts and narratives by Vicuña, and two essays that shed light on a ritualistic symbolism relating to the function of textile, language, and menstrual blood.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Merlin Carpenter investigates the status of the midcareer artist with a conceptual project involving the exhibition of transit blankets. The publication documents these works and related gallery shows, in addition with texts by Kunsthalle Bern director Valérie Knoll and artist Sam Lewitt.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Comprehensive monograph in the style of a catalogue raisonné, giving unique insight into the multidisciplinary practice of Reto Pulfer for the past fifteen years (with texts by Anselm Franke and Benoît Maire).

2017
quadrilingual edition (English / German / Korean / Chinese)
Artist Sara van der Heide converted the German Library in Guangzhou, China, into a restaging of the Goethe-Institut's German Library and Information Centre of Pyongyang, which operated from 2004 to 2009. The publication features the original multilingual booklets, a documentation on the exhibition and a critical reader.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
An overview of the German artist's work, through a selection of paintings from 2006 to 2016.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
This monographic catalogue presents a series of works by artist Minouk Lim which draws on the tragic events of the 1950 Korean war and their aftermaths. Based on installations, sculptures, videos, and performance pieces, Lim's visual language mirrors a nation's refusal to face up with its history and initiates a reflective process to come to terms with the past.

2017
bilingual edition (English / Romanian)
Artist's book focusing on Victor Man's series of paintings first exhibited as part of the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, and later developed for a solo exhibition at Galeria Plan B, Berlin. The publication includes essays by poet and translator Bogdan Ghiu, curator Mihnea Mircan, and literary critic Laura Pavel.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
First monographic catalogue dedicated to the works of multidisciplinary artist Darja Bajagić who culls her imagery from fan-gore magazines, true-crime TV shows, fetish websites, obscure online forums, and hidden chat rooms tucked away in the darker reaches of the Web.

2017
English edition
Be Polite follows the exhibition of largely unseen works on paper by one of Australia's most visionary and critical artists, Gordon Bennett. Including drawings, acrylic/gouache and watercolor paintings, poetry, and essays—the exhibition and publication are the first to present the work of Bennett since his death, and to pay homage to a figure of the post-colonial thought.

2017
English edition
Catalogue bringing together documentation on key projects by Nicholas Mangan along with a newly commissioned work investigating monetary currencies. Featuring an in-depth series of conversations between the artist and the Barcelona-based curatorial collective Latitudes, and essays by Ana Teixeira Pinto and Helen Hughes, this publication is richly illustrated with documentation of Mangan's artworks and historical source material.

2017
English edition
Monographic catalogue showcasing the under-recognized work of Brazilian-Japanese artist Lydia Okumura, who, for almost fifty years, has explored the realm of geometric abstraction

2017
English edition
Catalogue documenting a video installation in which the British artist pursues her investigation on the translation of elusive, natural phenomena into formal language. Structured rhythmically around the pattern of a foghorn sounding, Grey Light finds its origins in the notion of the foghorn as an auditory marker for opacity.

2017
English edition
British artist Monica Ross (1950-2013) left behind forty years of socially engaged, feminist, and performative artwork, which has had a deep effect on contemporary art and society. This fully illustrated publication documents Ross's works from 1970 to 2013.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Publication documenting a project installation by German artist Margit Busch, the joint recipient of the 2016 Kunsthalle Wien Prize. Busch's project sheds light on the meeting points of scientific, philosophical, artistic, and practical discourses.

2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Publication documenting the eponymous installation by Lithuanian artist Andrej Polukord, the joint recipient of the 2016 Kunsthalle Wien Prize, in which the artist transforms the exhibition space of the Kunsthalle into an inverted forest floor.

2016
English edition
This volume documents two parallel solo shows by Angela Bulloch and Maria Zerres, framed by the notion of entropy.

2016
English edition
temporarily out of stock
An introduction to the notion of behavioral object based upon a case study on three emblematic works by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot.

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