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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.

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
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
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 & 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 / 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 / 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.

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.

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.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Among Portugal's most interesting young filmmakers, Salomé Lamas explores the boundaries and circumstances of documentary filmmaking, working at the intersection of ethnography, history, storytelling, memory, and fiction. This publication documents her work since 2010, through contributions, video stills, and interviews.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Published to document a project by the Dagestani artist Taus Makhacheva that consists of the video Tightrope and a series of three performances, this publication is built around a dialogue between Makhacheva and the protagonist of her film, the tightrope walker Rasul Abakarov. It offers insight into the artist's practice and elaborates on the topics she tackles in her works.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First survey of the Canadian artist's writings, including a series of new and recent poems, scripts from his videos, and four fictocriticism texts published in IMPULSE magazine between 1980 and 1989.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First major catalogue dedicated to one of the biggest representatives of Polish art and experimental cinema, Józef Robakowski. The publication presents some of the artist's most significant works and his research on the language of film and montage. It includes and interview with Marina Abramović, one of Robakowski's colleague at the time of the Soviet Union.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
The second of a four-chapter publication series by Rondinone, Golden Days & Silver Nights documents a cycle of works recently made by the artist in Rome: the installation of white olive trees's mouldings among the ruins of the Trajan Forum, and the exhibition “Vocabulary of Solitude” at the MACRO Museum, where sculptures of forty-five clowns were accompanied by a multitude of rainbow drawings.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
The first of a four-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the installation Vocabulary of Solitude—an arrangement of his works inspired by the color spectrum. The centerpiece comprises forty-five life-size sculptures of passive and contemplative clowns, who together describe the anguish of human solitude.

English edition
Humboldt Books
In this publication, artist Gianfranco Baruchello and writer Michele Mari join forces to provide descriptions of their own dreams. Baruchello's illustrations and Mari's written notes unveil oneiric worlds made of symbols, recurring images, and obsessions, and address the question: just what are dreams made of?

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
This exceptional catalogue follows an exhibition of video works from the La Gaia Collection in Italy. It features documentation of the show and individual presentations of works by the major video artists of the 20th century to nowadays: Marina Abramović, Pierre Bismuth, Mircea Cantor, Rä Di Martino, Ion Grigorescu, Gary Hill, Jonathan Horowitz, Alfredo Jaar, William Kentridge, Adrian Paci, Rosemarie Trockel, Valie Export, Bill Viola…

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication documents a previously unreleased video project by Canarezza & Coro inspired by poet Eugenio Montale's unusual walk across the Italy-San Marino border to receive a Literature Prize in a context of tensions between the two States. The volume also includes fragments of forty-seven poems by Eugenio Montale, modified by the two artists.

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 / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This monographic catalogue presents a series of works by artist Minouk Lim which draws on the tragic events of the 1950 Korean war and their aftermaths. Based on installations, sculptures, videos, and performance pieces, Lim's visual language mirrors a nation's refusal to face up with its history and initiates a reflective process to come to terms with the past.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Helke Bayrle has—on her own initiative—filmed the installations of exhibitions that have been held at Portikus since the end of 1992. This catalogue features more than 1,000 film stills, a full index of the recorded exhibitions, as well as texts by curators and deans who worked at Städelschule and Portikus over the years.

bilingual edition (English / French), DVD in original version with English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Books-DVDs
Since 1991, Robert Milin has created artworks with guests invited to participate because of a practice they adopted in their daily life—as gardeners, cyclists, inhabitants of a village… In 2015, he decided to meet again with these people to give them the floor about this experience. The booklet features an interview with Robert & Delphine Milin and a chronology of the artist's works.

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Reference monographs
First comprehensive monograph dedicated to the work of Yael Bartana: a comprehensive overview of the artist's films, installations, performative projects, photographs, and sound works of the past 15 years. The publication highlights her fascination with the ways in which social rituals shape both individual identities and collective memory.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues – Monographs
This artist book is at the intersection of art, archaeology and genetics. It translates several years' research in the fields of archaeology, genomics and ethics into a publication at the interface of art and science. It consists of three essays by specialists and an interview, images from the Inrap collection and views of the artist's installation at La Maréchalerie, a contemporary art center in Versailles, France.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Anarchive
Three-volume box set dedicated to Peter Campus's work, one of the most important pioneers of video art (Catalogue of the first monographic exhibition of the artist in France at Jeu de Paume; facsimile of an out of print exhibition catalogue from 1974; Augmented Reality book including all Campus's work since 1971).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
On the occasion of her carte blanche at the Palais de Tokyo from 18 October 2017 to 7 January 2018, French artist Camille Henrot is the guest editor-in-chief of this issue 26 of the magazine Palais, devoted entirely to the exhibition “Days are Dogs.”

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Fresnoy
This new edition of “Panorama” celebrates the 20th anniversary of Le Fresnoy. Showcasing the various works produced by students and invited artists-professors, the program is curated this year by Jean de Loisy. In this catalogue, writer-in-residence Yannick Haenel draws a narrative thread through the fifty works exhibited, like a novel.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
Since 2012, Mathieu Copeland et Philippe Decrauzat produce videos stemming from “a desire to film sound, record places, and dive into the process of a material construction and destruction.” This publication—between artist's book and critical essay—considers all films produced until then by the art critic and the artist, and offers a basis for reflexion and work for those to come.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Franche-Comté – Conferences series
The transcription of a lecture by Marjorie Micucci on the connections between two installations by Italian artist Rosa Barba.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
Publication based on the eponymous film by Etienne Chambaud and Vincent Normand in which the authors develop the concept of the “Decapitated Museum.” The voice-over in the film has been made into a one-edition book, which was rephotographed according to the technique the authors used to make the film. The outcome is a photography book that is as much a text document than an imaginary scene.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue of the 15th Geneva Biennial, dedicated to artists' film and video. The publication documents 27 commissionned works through a series of interviews with participating artists by international curators and producers (from November 9, 2016, to January 29, 2017).

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