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English edition
Diaphanes
forthcoming
An essential book for readers engaged with film and performance, urban cultures and architecture, and Japan's experimental art and its histories.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
forthcoming
First monograph dedicated to French artist, videographer, performer and poet Julien Creuzet.

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

French edition
Supernova – Livres
forthcoming
A courtly tale that takes the form of prose poems, dedicated to Surrealist artist Benjamin Péret. Written by Emmanuelle K., poet, storyteller, video artist, and companion of the Situationist International.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Giving Voices features documentation on four of Erkan Özgen's video works dealing with war, violence, and trauma—beyond the boundaries of the political, within the dimension of the private and the human. It includes essays and an interview with the artist lead by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Hilde Teerlinck.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
A collection of texts by the French-American photographer and filmmaker in which she reflects on her artistic practice and discusses her collaborations with other filmmakers, artists, dancers and choreographers such as Marina Abramović, Chantal Akerman, Trisha Brown, and Yvonne Rainer.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This first monograph on Aslan Gaisumov borrows its title from a video work focusing on the traumatic aftermaths of post-World War II for the Chechen people under Soviet control. The publication documents in text and images this both historical and intimate project.

bilinguel edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions – Bureau des Vidéos (DVD)
The sixth volume of the “Archives” series, which is dedicated to landmark exhibitions and curatorial practices, brings together two films by Belgian filmmaker Jef Cornelis on the opening of the Castello di Rivoli in 1985, whose inaugural exhibition was conceived by curator Rudi Fuchs, and the 1987 edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster, organized by Kasper König and Klaus Bussmann.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Part of The New Sanctuary, the Satellite Programme 12 devised by Laura Herman for the Jeu de Paume and the CAPC, Anna & the Jester in Window of Opportunity is published in conjunction with the exhibition of work by Julie Béna, which takes the form of an architectural tale.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition by Florence Lazar at the Jeu de Paume. It is also her first monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Shelter Press – Livres
Soil Affinities explores the connections of (post)colonial history and the movement of plants for agriculture, from Aubervilliers, a northern suburb of Paris, to formerly French West Africa (Mali and Senegal). This publication and Uriel Orlow's eponymous project retrace the lines and networks of earthly connections between plants and humans through images, maps, texts, and interviews conducted in France, Senegal, and Mali over the span of two years.

Song Cycle Records
Michael Snow's The Last LP is an extraordinary collection of tracks “of rare music derived from threatened, obsolete, or now-extinct cultures from around the world” that although the claiming of being field recordings of ancient musical experiences, are in fact pieces played, conceived and recorded by the artist himself.

trilingual edition (English / Italian / German)
Archive Books
As a child in the 70's Daniela Comani travelled with her parents in their car where they used to past time jotting down the cars that drove by. 40 years later she found one of these old notebooks and researched photographs of the cars. The project now takes the form of this artist's book, which can be seen as an interesting social and historical study on style in the pre-globalized world and, above all, a kind of self-portrait.

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
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This publication emerges from Uriel Orlow's Theatrum Botanicum (2015–18), a multi-faceted project encompassing film, sound, photography, and installation, which looks to the botanical world as a stage for politics, in South Africa and Europe. It brings together documents on the project, and a series of commissioned essays.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Specially designed box containing a series of five books conceived by the New York–based Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone, published over two years to accompany a cycle of exhibitions devoted to works inspired by the color spectrum, with the centerpiece being Vocabulary of Solitude, forty-five life-size sculptures of clowns. Limited edition of 100 copies, box set signed by the artist.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An homage to William Burroughs' and Brion Gysin's eponymous book, this artist book of more than 300 pages is a huge cut-up of the artworks showcased during the group exhibition conceived by Ugo Rondinone at the Palais de Tokyo in 2007.

English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.

English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
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.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Final chapter of a publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue presents the artist's exhibition on the occasion of the reopening of the Bass Museum of Art in Miami. The volume also takes a look at the Museum's acquisition of Rondinone's Miami Mountain, which follows his iconic mountain series, recognizable for their brightly colored, fluorescent contrasting palates.

English edition
Kaph Books
The first monograph of the artist, looking back at 20 years of artistic practice through her variable projects: paintings and drawings, installations, films and videos. The publication gathers texts by Patricia Falguières, Rabih Mroué, and Ghassan Salhab, as well as interviews with Lamia Joreige by Etel Adnan, Kader Attia, Lav Diaz, and Charbel Habre.

English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
This interview with Romain Kronenberg by curator Anne-Laure Chamboissier traces the filmmaker's progression, from his first projects to the most recent, including some currently in development. It reveals the complexity of a body of work where the relationship between image and sound is constantly reinvented with each new creation. (in the framework of the “Beyond Sound” interview series, dedicated to sound arts).

English edition
Nero
This artist's book is based on a namesake project of video installations and art objects exploring the transformation of the image within time and space. With texts and drawings by curator Vitaly Patsyukov.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
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
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
First comprehensive monograph on British experimental filmmaker Ben Rivers.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
The fourth of a five-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the iteration of Ugo Rondinone's Vocabulary of solitude at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in the summer of 2017.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
The third volume of a five-chapter publication series, this catalogue celebrates a new iteration of the artist's color spectrum series that congregates his art, the architecture of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, and the public as collaborators in an all-encompassing experience.

English edition
Archive Books
This publication presents the outcomes of Romana Schmalisch's long-term project, the Mobile Cinema, an itinerant apparatus somewhere between urban model, cinema, and plate camera. The artist constructed the Mobile Cinema and used it to present films created during her travels, mobilizing film extracts and archive material.

English edition
Archive Books
Publication gathering 49 posters representing photographs and film stills by the Danish artist. It also includes a booklet with comments by Villesen, and an essay by Joerg Franzbecker.

English and French versions
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & œuvres vidéo (DVD)
In 1918, art historian and cultural theorist Aby Warburg emerged from a severe episode of psychosis. At about the same time he gave a conference on the Hopi nation's ritualistic snake dance. Focusing on his bout with mental illness, the film melds the aftermath of the Great War with his hopes for eventually recovering.

bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
An overview of the works of the avant-garde group Warsztat Formy Filmowej (WFF), pioneers of video art in Poland and structural cinema in Central and Eastern Europe between 1970 and 1977. The publication examines all of the aspects of the WFF's activity, as well as their pedagogical heritage.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
The publication is the first comprehensive study of Baruchello's relationship with the moving image from the sixties on.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication features an unpublished series of artworks by artist Paolo Gioli based on polaroid images of etruscan funerary sculptures set in the Italian city of Volterra. The volume is supplemented by a text on Volterra by novelist D. H. Lawrence, and an essay by historian of photography Roberta Valtorta.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Publication focusing on Cantor's final project Pinochet Porn (2008–16)—an epic experimental film taking the form of a soap opera about the intimate life of people under the military dictatorship of Chile. A dramatic, transgressive and explicitly feminist work, embodying and radically extending Cantor's multifaceted artistic practice.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
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.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
This first monograph accompanies a series of videos inspired by the Metabolist utopist architecture movement, created in 1959 in Japan. The videos bring together several portraits of Japanese towns, combining digital images with filmed or photographed images of social and urban reality.

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

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Monographic study dedicated to director, video artist and photographer Clarisse Hahn. Edited by Nicole Brenez, the publication gathers writings encompassing the variety of her work, from contemporary art to cinema, guerilla groups, and eroticism; conversations with Clarisse Hahn, artists, and art historians; and a series of reproductions of her artworks, photographs, photograms, and videograms.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Bouchra Khalili's films, video installations, photographs and silkscreen prints suggest civic platforms, from which members of minorities perform their strategies of resistance to arbitrary power. This catalogue dedicated to the French-Moroccan artist spans ten years of creation.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kaph Books
This publication gathers a series of photographs made during the artist's formative years. Between 2004 and 2008, Nadim Asfar photographed anonymous passersby from the balcony of his studio in Beirut. As faceless figures cast shadows under the hard city light, heading in undisclosed directions, their narratives are only announced, never told.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
The second book in a series dedicated to the installations exhibited in the nave of the CAPC, De la source au poème documents artist Rosa Barba's eponymous video installation: an investigation on cultural legacy and spaces of memory. Designed as an artist's book, the publication offers a rich and poetic journey to the heart of the exhibition, and features an interview with Barba.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre des Arts (CDA)
This catalogue celebrates the work of a major artist whose practice is situated in between contemporary art and cinema. It gathers a large selection of still films in high quality, a text by art historian Fabien Danesi, and an alphabet book drawing on Leccia's art through personal memories, anecdotes, and working issues.

Song Cycle Records
Originally published in 1983 by Maurizio Nannucci, this collection gathers a careful selection of audio works by American body artist and conceptual artist Terry Fox, also a pioneer of sound art.

Nieves
A series of off-the-cuff photographs demonstrating the poetic experience of air travel (artist's book).

Song Cycle Records
Original motion picture soundtrack by Schneider TM for Omer Fast's acclaimed first feature film Remainder. A heuristic creative approach characterised the collaboration between Omer Fast and Schneider TM, where music and images beautifully intertwined in a compelling sonic structure.

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & œuvres vidéo (DVD)
A film on poet and visual artist Jean-Luc Parant.

French edition
Jeu de Paume
The films of Ana Mendieta.

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & œuvres vidéo (DVD)
This film documents the struggle for the preservation of the prehistoric rock art sites in the Côa valley in Portugal in the early 1990s.

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