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English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
forthcoming
The complete Sun Paintings.

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

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

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
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
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 / 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)
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).

bilingual edition (English / French)
What You See Is What You Hear (Volume) – Books, editions & records
Taking the form of light and acoustic installations, video projections, slide shows, publications and photographs, the work of Meris Angioletti questions the mechanisms of perception, memory and the psyche. This first monograph devoted to the Italian artist presents an overview of her practice from the past ten years.

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
Instruments is the catalogue accompanying Ismaïl Bahri's exhibition of the same title at the Jeu de Paume. It is also his first monograph. Bahri's oeuvre, which dates back to the 2000s, is like a precise and sensitive record of events and experiments; its often mechanical kinetics are particularly evocative of the film process. His experiments are based on the tiny nuances and minute developments that occur when simple things are brought into contact with each other. They demand an acuteness of gaze that leads one to question the limits of perception and the visible.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Filmed inside a series of empty museum galleries across Paris, Ali Cherri's Somniculus articulates the tension between the lives of dead objects and the living world that surrounds them—thus highlighting their ideological value. This publication accompanies and complete the Lebanese artist's video project.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Catalogue dedicated to a video project on the practice of gospel mime within the African-American church. This subject is an opportunity for Jemison to express her interest in language and gesture, and on the discursive dimension of African American culture.

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.

Edition Telemark
This double LP includes four unreleased selections from Fox's eponymous sound performance based on the great pavement labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral—which the artist saw as a metaphor for his own life in between health and sickness.

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.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
An investigation on the performative future of cinema, followed by two studies on Lettrist's cinema and on the end of the projectionist.

French edition
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
A collection of 37 postcards based on family pictures gathered by the participants of a collective workshop held by the artist and writer Valérie Mréjen. The postcards tell two fictitious family stories, which the reader can freely rearrange to create his own narrative.

French edition
L’Incroyable – Mini (books)
The “Mini” series is the natural extension of the magazine L'Incroyable. Each book immerses itself in the youth of artists through an interview about their teenage years. This inaugural issue is dedicated to filmmakers couple Alain Della Negra & Kaori Kinoshita.

French edition
L’Incroyable – Mini (books)
The “Mini” series is the natural extension of the magazine L'Incroyable. Each book immerses itself in the youth of artists through an interview about their teenage years. This second publication explores the paths of brothers and filmmakers Arnaud & Bertrand Dezoteux (interview by Jill Gasparina).

trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic essay featuring pictures of inactive TV sets: a powerful semiotic reflection on the medium and its design.

French edition, DVD in French version
Analogues – Monographs
French artist Raphaëlle Paupert-Borne summons the myth of Demeter in an epic film shot in the Mediterranean city of La Ciotat. This edition also features a short documentary on a series of drawings made by the artist in Algeria, and an accompanying book which includes texts by specialists, film captions and sketches.

French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & Video Works (DVD)
Two films to better understand the atypical path and ideas of Gilles Clément, gardener, landscape architect, author, and theoretician of gardens as places of political utopia.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Documenting Ian Cheng's latest “live simulations”—virtual living ecosystems in autonomous evolution—this monograph engages in a dialogue between art, new technologies and neurosciences.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
The artist's own archive of phantasmagoria: a unique collection of objects and ephemera relating to magic, the paranormal, occultism, pseudoscience, technology as well as their cultural and media portrayals (new edition).

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