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Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
forthcoming
Philosopher Ludger Schwarte presents a critical essay against the notion of contemporaneity in art and pleads for a renewed temporality: an art of futurity.

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Nieves
Weekly tear-off calendar featuring 52 drawings of a cartoon dog in a wide range of situations expressing the feelings and conceptions that our modern society associates with Sundays.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Since 2008, Walead Beshty photographs the art people he works with at every stage of his projects. This first volume features a gallery of black and white portraits spanning from 2008 to 2012.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Three interconnected essays on typography.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Introductory book to the “Contemporary Condition” series, which brings out some of the key issues relating to contemporaneity as a defining condition of our historical present—and vows to rethink the deep structures of temporalization as we know it.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Searching for the present: an account of contemporaneity by the Dehli-based trio Raqs Media Collective.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Mimicking the codes of fashion magazines, this artists' review gathers contributions reflecting on the aspects of memory and time in clothing.

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Diaphanes – Misceallenous
This study offers a reflexion on the complex temporality in the series Breaking Bad. The author develop her theories through examples coming from the show's various visual elements and masterful temporal and narrative structuring.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Bruno
This publication documents a site-specific work by Elisabetta Di Maggio at the Museum Portego of the Querini Stampalia Foundation, in the framework of the Venice Biennale. Ivy plants invade the palace's private rooms and create a relationship with past and present time, placing the viewer inside a visual alienation.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Bruno
Tricks brings together a new selection of works from the early 2000s through 2017 by Dutch photographer Bart Julius Peters. The book's starting point is a series of photographs taken in the spring of 2008 depicting the green landscape and the empty pavilions at the Venice Biennale's Giardini.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This publication documents the first iteration of Belgian artist David Claerbout's project Olympia, a digital simulation of the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

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

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
A complement to the project presented by the Vancouver-based artist at the Canadian pavilion for the 2017 Venice Bienniale, this publication includes over two hundred drawings by Farmer, at once perfectly readable and traumatic, and a glossary compiled by curator Kitty Scott.

bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
temporarily out of stock
In Diary of a Leap Year, Lebanese artist produces 366 daily collages from political newspapers in Lebanon and the Arab World, as a protest to the violence taking place in this region.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.

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Editions Lutanie
temporarily out of stock
Artist's book by French filmmaker Virgil Vernier, Arcana I is the first of a series of books designed to build up an archive of the present time through a collection of emblematic documents from the 21st century produced by media, advertising and Internet. Arcana I gathers images of luxury watches cut out from magazines, with no typographical mention so to reveal the peculiar aura of these objects.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
A collection of monographic texts and essays by the artist.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
The birth and life of video art.

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts.

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Limited edition of the notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts, and an original work, numbered and signed, printed on various formats (1920's coal mining register, books pages, card stock).

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
Edition Patrick Frey
In 1982 Barbara Davatz photographed 12 young couples from the Zurich scen—lovers, friends or kin. She portrayed them again in 1988, 1997 and 2014, covering more than three decades of human relations, aesthetic and social evolution.

English edition
Dis Voir – Visual Arts – Essays
François Boutonnet's Mnemosyne offers the first consideration of the “Arts of Memory” from antiquity to contemporary art, connecting it to mind mapping in digital culture.

English edition
Flash Art – Flash Art Publishing (books)
This publication showcases a selection of photographs taken by the artist, over a year-long period, in second-hand shops, flea markets, antique stores and auction houses in Berlin.

English edition
Nahmad Contemporary
Over the past twenty years, Italian-born artist Rudolf Stingel has been expanding and redefining the scope of painting through innovative and radical processes. This catalogue features works from the pivotal Styrofoam and Celotex series and includes an essay by curator Francesco Bonami.

English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
British novelist Tom McCarthy questions the specific obsession with time in modern and contemporary literature, examining the works of Thomas Pynchon, J. G. Ballard, Maurice Blanchot, Thomas Mann, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, and William Faulkner. The essay is followed by a conversation with the author in which he discusses his own practice of writing.

bilingual edition (French / German)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Issue of the Cahiers du Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel dedicated to French artist Jean-Christophe Norman with essays by Jean-Michel Espitallier, Patrice Joly, Frank Smith, Ulrich Weber, and an original work by Norman inspired by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt's library.

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 / Italian)
Humboldt Books
last available copies!
A Step Towards the Sea tells the relationship between the artist and Italy through a selection of installation views and video works. The accompanying DVD includes an unreleased film and a documentation on every actions carried out in Italy by Signer since the 1990s.

Sub Rosa
Book of Air is a series of bundled compositions exploring the parameters of sound and time. Their first reseale Fieldtone is a beautiful “acoustic ambient” / dark jazz four-tracks recording inspired by the musicality and silence of nature.

Sub Rosa
Second in the Book of Air series, this recording is performed by vvolk, a group of 18 improvisers who explore the relation between time and motion: How is the perception of sound influenced by time? How do we relate to time in music as improvising performing musicians?

Sub Rosa
Second in the Book of Air series, this recording is performed by vvolk, a group of 18 improvisers who explore the relation between time and motion: How is the perception of sound influenced by time? How do we relate to time in music as improvising performing musicians?

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The concept of time in art history.

French edition
ESAAA
Diary published to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Summerlake Summer School initiated in 2011 by ESAAA – École Supérieure d'Art de l'Agglomération d'Annecy.

English edition (text in German / Italian)
Edition Patrick Frey
Artist's book.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Hapax
First monograph.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
The question of the temporal politics in the field of art.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
An alternate temporal manifestation of the themes developped by artist Christodoulos Panayiotou and curator Omar Kholeif.at the Cyprus Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, in 2015.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
In 69 / 96, Fredi Fischli, Niels Olsen and Bob Nickas enter an inter-generational dialog about exhibitions that is both personal and art historical, presenting works from 1969 and 1996 (catalogue).

English edition
Flash Art – Flash Art Publishing (books)
The Four Seasons Forever is the catalogue of Sam Falls' one year show which presents 13 sun-printed photograms of vinyls on colored textiles exhibited in a dramatic stage-like atmosphere, with parts of Vivaldi's masterpiece playing according to the season (artist's book, the first in a series published in limited editions by Flash Art).

English edition
Archive Books
Drawing from a namesake installation, No More Sleep No More engages in a reflexion on the chronopolitics of sleep under neoliberalism.

English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
Publication gathering a team of thinkers that confront one of the most crucial questions when dealing with the very definition, concept and operativity of art: How to link art to the concept of the contemporary?

bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A topographical book by architect Tobias Engelschall that gathers photographs of 100 Berlin buildings, capturing their transformation through time.

bilingual edition (English / French)
MAMCO – Monographs
An innovative study of David Claerbout's work, following the shady—and dark—logic, until now never raised by critics, that structures many of his films with mineral duration and slowness, but also number of “invisible” photographs.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Casino Luxembourg
Reference monograph: an extensive survey of Patrick Bernatchez's drawings, sculptures, sound installations and films.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CCS Paris
A triptych video project on dance and the age of the body.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
Three art historians offer perspectives and analyses on Monkman's work that address history and genre painting, the queered Romantic landscape, the shifting and unfixed subject, race, sexuality, conquest and sovereignty, and modern versus discontinuous temporality.

Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Manuel Raeder's 2016 Wall Calendar (with Armando Andrade Tudela, Mariana Castillo Deball, Heinz Peter Knes, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Tris Vonna-Michell...).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Two leading contemporary art historians offer a subtle and profound reconsideration of the problem of time in the Renaissance.

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