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English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
forthcoming
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.

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

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.

texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Music video culture.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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
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
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First comprehensive monograph on British experimental filmmaker Ben Rivers.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
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 (books)
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
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
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
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
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
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 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 and French versions
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & Video Works (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 (books)
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 – Monographs and artists' books
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 / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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 / 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)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
New monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
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)
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)
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.

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
Centre culturel suisse Paris
Naturalis Historia is the result of an ambitious multimedia research on the history of nature. Taking an encyclopedic approach, artist Pauline Julier explores several nature stories appealing to the arts and sciences to create this vast narrative. The 504-page edition includes a rich iconography, original texts as well as interviews with Philippe Descola and Bruno Latour.

French 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).

French edition
miscellaneous
The third issue of Frédéric Acquaviva and La Plaque Tournante's audio / video hybrid magazine, featuring Frédéric Acquaviva, Lieutenant Caramel, Jean-Baptiste Favory, Joël Hubaut, Andy Ingamells, Eduardo Kac, Maurice Lemaître, Loré Lixenberg, and Christoph Ogiermann.

French edition
EnsAD
A French history of digital animation.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Trilingual monograph investigating five film-projects by the French-German duo. The publication features a series of essays and a high-quality photographic documentation.

trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
Ymane Fakhir's project “The Lion's Share” combines sculptures, video, photography, and text, to narrates the story of a bereaved Muslim family and their share of the inheritance. An algebra lesson in which the Moroccan artist examines the place of women in the Muslim family—and beyond.

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Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book based on Schultz eponymous work, a video project based on the German artist's sculptural installation at the Kunstverein Braunschweig, and filmed by a flying robot camera.

French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Works & Process (DVD)
Second DVD in the “Works & Process” series to be dedicated to Daniel Buren's work, this new collection of films offers various documentary approaches of this major artist's work in a 3-hour program.

English edition (texts in English and in Korean)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

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
The complete Sun Paintings.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
The complete Horizon Paintings.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
The complete Landscape Paintings.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
The Contour Biennale offers a platform to curators and artists working with different forms of moving image, from film and video to installation. This reader accompanies the 8th edition of the biennale, dedicated to the notions of evidence and testimony. It includes texts and illustrated contributions by international artists, writers, poets, anthropologists, and filmmakers.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – E-flux journal
In this treatise, Jalal Toufic investigates the arts as the privileged site of thinking and confronts his thoughts with texts taken from the traditional religions and mystics of the past.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An international history of video art and experimental cinema networks in the early 1970s: the volume casts a new eye on various exhibitions, broadcasts and production and distribution structures, including a case study on Jonas Mekas' Anthology Film Archives.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
This is the first monograph detailing the practice of the German artist Jan Peter Hammer. The two essays and the conversation between the artist and Adam Kleinmann address the economic, social and historical tones that characterize Hammer's video installations, as well as his sculptures and neon pieces, which are chronicled from 1993 to 2015.

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