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French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

French edition
Jannink – All about art
forthcoming
Jacques Attali's chronicles on art.

English edition
Art Against Art
Bettina Funcke on how appropriation became cultural appropriation; Mary Flanagan on the history of Virtual Reality art since the cave paintings; Pablo Baler on Bio-Politics, Bio-Tech, Bio-Art and Bio-Fiction; James Gill on the death of subculture in the 21st century; image spreads by artist David Mramor and microdosing pioneer Paul Austin, plus much more.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

English edition
Archive Books
The third volume of a collection of papers on cognitive capitalism in relation with the conditions of mind and brain in the Information Age.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The history of capitalism of the 1960s revisited in the light of the artworks that challenged it.

English edition
Art Against Art
The third issue of Art Against Art is looking at art in a post-market culture in the face of the seismic political and economic changes in 2016. It features contributions by cybernetic art pioneer Roy Ascott, gallerist Mitchell Algus, philosopher Patricia MacCormack, writers Philip Sandifer and Iain Spence, artists Justin Shoulder and Manuel Gnam.

English edition
Art Against Art
The fourth issue of Art Against Art is looking at the change in temperature that has occured since last fall and the challenges art faces such as the rise in nativism in the West, the naissance of the influence of A.I. in art and the growing influence of the Chinese art market.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of multidisciplinary essays assembled as cadavres exquis and inspired by the magical-financial theories of Finnish-Swedish alchemist August Nordenskiöld (a project by Swedish artists' duo Goldin+Senneby).

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
An historical survey of globalization in contemporary art.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Catalogue documenting a project that entertwines Georg Keller artistic one-man enterprise with Switzerland's biggest department store chain Manor. Interviews with employees at various levels of the corporate hierarchy form the first thread of the narrative. The second delves into the artist's creative work.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Stream
The fourth issue of the annual research book-magazine at the intersection of architecture, art and economy, explores the figure of the living as the key to contemporary challenges. Contributions by experts in different fields of knowledge offers the opportunity to rethink our relationship to the ecosystem and the new technologies, and to bring forward the essential notion of cohabitation.

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
Les presses du réel – Fabula
An ethnological study of witchcraft in West Africa, based on field research conducted in five countries between 1994 and 2000.

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.

English edition
Art Against Art
The second issue features contributions by a range of authors from different fields such as art criticism, investigative journalism, postcapitalist economics, accelerationist philosophy and transhumanist theory. Featuring: Kenny Schachter, Linda Yablonsky, Michael Gross, Paul Mason, Natasha Vita-More, Armen Avanessian, Joseph Walsh, Casey Jane Ellison and Christian Haye.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Marxist geographer David Harvey opened his 2016 lecture at Harvard with a fact: between 2011 and 2013 China consumed 50 percent more cement than the United States had in the entire twentieth century. In Abstract from the Concrete, he asks why.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Helge Mooshammer and Peter Mörtenböck analyze the networked spaces of global informal markets, the cultural frontiers of speculative investments, and recent urban protests, and discuss crucial shifts in the process of collective articulation within today's “crowd economy.”

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A polemical essay targeting the moral economy of indeterminacy in contemporary art.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Kate Cooper stages CGI female models in a parody of lookbook. Reproducing the patterns of hypercapitalist aesthetics, her images underlie a powerful reflection on gender, representation, and the potentialities of the digital world.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
New monograph: Josephine Meckseper's work exposes the paradoxes of consumer culture through the combination of mass-produced objects with images and artefacts of historical and political events.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
New Ways of Doing Nothing highlights artistic gestures challenging today's inclination towards productivity and growth (with Robert Breer, Claire Fontaine, Mathias Delplanque, Marina Faust, Ryan Gander, Karl Holmqvist, Jiří Kovanda, Superflex, Mario García Torres...).

English edition
Sub Rosa
Five immersive audiovisual works that combine digitally generated visuals by Kurokawa and sound explorations by Thanasis Kaproulias (working under the moniker Novi_sad). An impressive body of work which explores the aesthetics of data and the visual representation of economic crisis.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
The publication follows investigations lead by LOOP—a platform dedicated to the study and promotion of the moving image—and questions the act of collecting artists' films and videos.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
The new impact of corporations on both the state and the market as the new paradigm of neoliberalism.

French edition
Mix
Contribution to a critical theory of artwork's economy and poièsis.

texts in English and French
Jannink – L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
This book is the result of four years of collaborative work that focused on topics of affect, the return of history, ecology, and art and its markets in today's power law–based economies. It attempts to shift practices of thought toward both critical realism and new materialism.

English edition
Archive Books
temporarily out of stock
Anguish Language approaches language as a core aspect of the present social crisis. The project engages in solidarity with forms of self-publishing, poetry, criticism, experimental writing and declamation that have arisen in the wake of the 2007-8 financial crisis, considering language among and through the social struggles responding to its consequences.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
last available copies!
An extensive publication, documenting the process and final outcome of Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model, a sensational and excessive exhibition by the two controversial artists which takes the form of a “Gesamtkunstwerk” pointing the multifaceted excesses of contemporary art production and commodification.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The guide of the video and digital art collection.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.

Jannink – L'art en écrit
An artist's book based on excerpts and quotes from Matthieu Laurette's interviews, randomly arranged, with an original artwork signed by the artist.

French edition
Frac Bretagne
Sekula's final work dedicated to labor solidarity in and around the docks.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
At the same time an artist's book and a brief historical investigation, Thomas Huber's The Shop Sign reports the birth of a painting, relates the fate of another one, and questions the art market, the transit of works of art and the links between artists, dealers and collectors, all the while Huber plays with interpictoriality the way others would use intertextuality.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
A range of international artists engaged in investigating the shifting, viral nature of capitalism.

English edition
Archive Books
The second volume of a collection of papers on cognitive capitalism in relation with the conditions of mind and brain in the Information Age.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A compilation of interviews with thirty-one artists related to questions about the value of attention and spectacle..

French edition
Al Dante – Poetry & Literature
An experimental novel written by two powerful voices of French experimental poetry. With illustrations by Charles Pennequin.

French edition
Al Dante – Poetry & Literature
This poetical and political text gives a both personal and collective account of Greece's crisis.

French edition
Al Dante – Theory & criticism / essays
An investigation on former director of the IMF and the World Bank Jacques de Groote, sued by the Swiss courts for fraudulent privatization.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Christoph Keller Editions
“Animal Spirits: Fables in the Parlance of Our Times” is an artist's book by Michael Stevenson and Jan Verwoert which expands upon the themes of this earlier document and re-examines them more specifically in the light of our current times.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Complex relationships inside art, culture, political economy, immaterial production, and the public realm today.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Neomaterialism explores the meaning of the world of commodities, and reintroduces various notions of dialectical materialism into the conversation on the subjectivity and vitalism of things.

English edition
Archive Books
The first volume of a collection of papers on cognitive capitalism in relation with the conditions of mind and brain in the Information Age.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
Collection of interviews with author and filmmaker Alexander Kluge and philosopher and professor of literature Joseph Vogl, specially produced by Kluge for German television.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
Starting from the deep malaise and the violent crisis of confidence in state institutions in modern democracies, this essay analyzes the growing influence and power of the multinational corporations in modern democracies.

French edition
Diaphanes – Minima oeconomia
An introduction to Minsky's seminal theory on financial instability.

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