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Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
An an extensive analysis of the advent of Kongo Christian visual culture and its and development across four centuries.

trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
Conceived by Sigismond de Vajay, this artist's book combines 70 of his drawings with commissioned essays by Mexican novelist Mario Bellatín, French biologist and glaciology researcher Bruno Jourdain, and geography and biotechnology expert Elizabeth R. Johnson. Together, thanks to their intertwined dialogue around reality, fiction, science, knowledge, and the power of artistic approaches, they express a subjective vision of our changing times.

trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Sebastián Diáz Morales films and videos show that reality is nothing more than a figment of the imagination. Every figure and every narrative in them is a metaphor for the boundary between reality and fiction. This catalogue documents three recents video works by the Argentinian artist.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
This extensive volume spans the drawings of Argentinian artist Guillermo Kuitca from 1971 to 2017. Gathering together for the first time more than 650 works on paper selected from a body of more than 3,000 produced over the course of 40 years, the book lies somewhere between a catalogue raisonné and an artist's book.

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.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A panorama of Latin American art collections in Southern California.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A collection of 11 poems printed on single sheets that can be used as page markers to interrupt whatever else you are reading. Each poem is based on descriptions of natural phenomena, to talk about everyday situations of human social behavior.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication catalogues the trajectory of a cycle of performances of the same name, through which the artist attempted to exhaust his interest in the Guatemalan Civil War as a recurring subject of his work. It documents the six performances in the cycle via foldout colour posters of each work, and an essay by Frédérique Bergholtz and Susan Gibb.

English edition
Humboldt Books
Through a series of scientific contributions and archives, this publication recounts the extraordinary character that was Hercule Florence—an explorer, an inventor and an artist, considered one of the inventors of photography.

English edition
Humboldt Books
A compilation of Lina Bo Bardi's tenure as director of Habitat, a publication self-dubbed “the magazine of the arts in Brazil”. Between 1950 and 1954, Habitat documented Bo Bardi's early thoughts on Brazilian culture, as well as reflecting her very personal take on modernism. Edited and designed by Julia, with contributions by Tamar Guimarães, Claudia Leisinger, Tony de Marco, Lara Viana and Tuca Vieira.

English edition
Archive Books
Although the short-lived Brazilian cultural movement known as Tropicália is most commonly associated with music and the visual arts, its sense of playfulness and strategies of appropriation have stimulated many of the country's filmmakers from the 1960s to the present. This richly illustrated publication features essays, interviews, and manifestos with many key filmmakers and scholars reflecting on Tropicália's influence on Brazilian cinema.

English edition
Diaphanes – Forward Fiction
After a meteorite crashes into his yard, the daily life of Rockabilly and of his neighbors takes a strange turn… Mike Wilson's third novel combines social criticism and science fiction, depicting the dark corners of American suburbs at night.

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue of the second edition of Lulennial, a biennial organized in the small space of gallery Lulu, in Mexico City. The twenty-two artists invited by curators Chris Sharp and Andrew Berardini met around one subject matter: fruit.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
This comprehensive monograph on Teresa Burga acknowledges the recent reassessment of the multidisciplinary artist's work as a pioneering voice in Peruvian contemporary art.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The catalogue published on the occasion of Navas' first institutional exhibition continues her research on art and design, which deals with phenomena such as memory, translation, interpretation and authorship and documents a wide exchange of images and ideas. A collection of photographs the artist received from friends and acquaintances provides an insight into how her work is influenced and understood by others under the motto “I had to think of you”.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Bretagne
An artistic, political and collective project by Nicolas Floc'h, based on a principle of participation and co-realization, which points, at different levels, to the multiple relationships between social groups and public institutions that structure and frame them, while also questioning the symbolic or economic value of an artwork.

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.

Spanish edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
65 real-life stories featuring street hawkers—collected by Benavides while he was traveling by bus in Colombia. Hilarious or tragic, this collection of texts tells the cycle of gifting and counter-gifting in which clients and hawkers are engaged into.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
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 – History, Criticism and Theory
Becoming Palm is the outcome of a conversation between two friends, artist Simryn Gill and anthropologist Michael Taussig, addressing the complexities of palm oil and “the enormous transformations, human, and ecological, that this crop engenders” (Taussig) in two disparate geographical locations, Southeast Asia and South America.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Doormats
A polyphonic work of creative resistance, this publication by sound and visual artist Israel Martínez reflects on the present state of Mexico and its regime of narco-politics through artistic works, interviews, notes, images, and collaborations with fellow writers, curators, activists and artists.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Rodrigo Hernández's first larger publication depicts several paths around his sculpture Figure 1. Seven artists, curators, and writers, invited to collaborate on this publication, reflect on his artistic practice and on this particular work and conform the spine of this book. Accompanied by both recent and earlier works, these new texts offer the reader to look from different angles at his poetic oeuvre.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Reprint of a 2006 catalogue documenting the series of exhibitions and interventions curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Pedro Reyes at Casa Luis Barragán's in Mexico City (with Francis Alÿs, Daniel Buren, Gilbert & George, Dominique Gonzales-Foerster, Joseph Grigely, Rem Koolhaas, Lygia Pape, Anri Sala, Ettore Sottsass, Rikrit Tiravanija, Niele Toroni…).

English edition
Boabooks
In (a, b, c) Ulises Carrión presents one if his early linguistic exercises in English, originally handwritten in green ink in 1972. The author observes and explores the structure of the sonnet. He develops fourteen interrelated sequences, which he uses as a key to codify a narrative. The text of each poem follows the schematic order of its title.

English edition
Boabooks
Publication reproducing one of Carrión's early linguistic exercises in English language, in which the conceptual artist dissects names of musical instruments to make sound appear.

English edition
Boabooks
Facsimile of the seminal magazine created by Ulises Carrión and Cres, originally published in 1979. In this photographic book—one of very few of Carrion's entire practice—the author is very critical about his own affiliation with the mail art movement. The book presents a series a photographs of his calling card filing box, which the author juxtaposes with witty and poignant captions.

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 / Spanish)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Sur #03 takes as its starting point the connections between architectural critic Esther McCoy and the city of Mexico. This edition features issues 56 and 57 of BLESS collective lookbooks.

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 / French)
Jeu de Paume
Catalogue documenting two projects by the Colombian artist—a photo essay and an artist's book—focusing on immigration and family ties.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
Published in conjunction with the eponymous exhibition at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, this monograph features historical works by Julio Le Parc, as well as his most recent paintings, showing an undeniable interest in the study of light and movement. The publication also contains a text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, an interview by Jerôme Sans and a chronology written by the artist.

Sub Rosa
New “electro-contempo” collaboration, born out of the encounter between turntablist DJ Olive, musical director of Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles Jean-Paul Dessy, and violonist David Núñez. The second CD includes a live recorded at Les Transnumériques festival.

Boabooks
Rrr reproduces typewritten pages written by conceptual artist Ulises Carrión in 1972. In his early linguistic exercises, Carrión played with the notion of learning by sounds and poetry. By creating his own onomatopoeia and sequences of repetition, he expresses his playful attitude towards poetry.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A biographical essay on the Baroque Brazilian architect and sculptor from the 18th century, Aleijadinho.

French edition
Humboldt Books
Through a series of scientific contributions and archives, this publication recounts the extraordinary character that was Hercule Florence—an explorer, an inventor and an artist, considered one of the inventors of photography.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Bringing together their shared and ongoing engagement with artistic practices from Latin America, Jens Hoffmann and Pablo León de la Barra have assembled one of the most significant contemporary survey's of recent art from the region.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Critical Ear (monographs)
A publishing survey of the diagrams produced by Ricardo Basbaum in recent years. Both autonomous pieces or elements from installations, these diagrams act as interventional tools and visual poems that connect the literary and plastic spaces.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
An intervened facsimile of a anthropological catalogue listing the items belonging to three collections of Mexican fabrics and weaving patterns constituted during the mid-seventies.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication is a continuation of Gabriel Sierra's site-specific installation project at the Renaissance Society in 2015. The book expands on and further examines the topics and ideas of the exhibition, that of the relation between the body and its spatio-temporal framework.

English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
temporarily out of stock
A list of titles for exhibitions available free of charge from the artist (artist's book).

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This publication describes the making of a multiple-screen video installation made by Mario Pfeifer while living on Navarino Island, Chile. This anthropological film looks at the life of the descendants of the area's indigenous Yaghan people, and portrays a nation and community that is violently undergoing cultural and religious, social, political and economic transformation.

bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
last available copies!
This first comprehensive monograph details over ten years of work by Brazilian, New York-based artist, Valeska Soares.

bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A photographic documentation of an installation work by Abraham Cruzvillegas as part of his “autoconstrucción” project referring to the concepts of incommunicability and intelligibility through the figures of Mexican composer Julián Carrillo and Günter Grass's fictional character Oskar Matzerath.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Catalogue of Orozco's eponymous in-situ work at Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire: inspired by the princely apartments's old tapestries, the installation looks back at the castle's history and draws on a reflection on memory.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
New monograph.

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