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French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
forthcoming

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Recounting a partial history of our relation with matter, this reader explores how the crossover between cosmological narratives, the spatial revolutions of concrete poetry, and hypertextual and territorial fictions might have an impact on the recognition of human agency in a time that calls for our action on environmental policies.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Finnish media theorist discusses slow violence & environmental crisis through the prism of art, design, and technological practices.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Becoming Palm is the outcome of a conversation between two friends, artist Simryn Gill and anthropologist Michael Taussig, addressing the complexities of palm oil and “the enormous transformations, human, and ecological, that this crop engenders” (Taussig) in two disparate geographical locations, Southeast Asia and South America.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This publication documents Eliasson's Green light project —an artistic workshop for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and NGOs, whose goal is to fabricate lamps for fundraising education. It provides testimonies, stories, and memories by Green light participants, founders, and organizers, as well as essays by art historians and theorists.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Documenting a six-month residence at Fogo Island Arts, Tones highlights the diversity of Leciejewski's practice—with works including collages, photographs, and found-objects sculptures—while bringing to the fore the artist's views on nature.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Catalogue bringing together documentation on key projects by Nicholas Mangan along with a newly commissioned work investigating monetary currencies. Featuring an in-depth series of conversations between the artist and the Barcelona-based curatorial collective Latitudes, and essays by Ana Teixeira Pinto and Helen Hughes, this publication is richly illustrated with documentation of Mangan's artworks and historical source material.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Published for the Estonian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, Katja Novitskova's catalogue addresses emerging potentialities between visual culture, big-data-driven processes, and ecology.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This catalogue discusses the symbolic of the red thread in the work of the Chilean artist and poet. The publication includes a special documentation on quipus—large-scale immersive installations of thread, wool, and yarn—poetic texts and narratives by Vicuña, and two essays that shed light on a ritualistic symbolism relating to the function of textile, language, and menstrual blood.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Anthologies
This book presents proposals for the transformation of Ernst-Reuter-Platz, a city square in Berlin. They are the results of a process of auditory artistic research and design developed according to a new radical approach on the relationships between aural activity and environment.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Catalogue documenting a project that entertwines Georg Keller artistic one-man enterprise with Switzerland's biggest department store chain Manor. Interviews with employees at various levels of the corporate hierarchy form the first thread of the narrative. The second delves into the artist's creative work.

English edition
Boabooks
This publication stems from The Devil's Peak (in beige), an installation created in the Californian desert of Amboy by Maxime Bondu and Bureau A (Leopold Banchini & Daniel Zamarbide). The project deals with how the absence of water conditions life in the desert.

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
The catalogue is the first comprehensive survey about the works and projects by the Brazilian artist and activist, spanning 1991 until 2015. It also includes unpublished artist's text by Alves, and essays by Pedro de Llano and T. J. Demos.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Monograph documenting an eponymous project in which the American artist explores the relationship between humans and nature by means of a sculptural assemblage made out of the skulls of Europe's largest animal species.

bilingual edition (English / French)
BlackJack editions – Monographs & artists' books
Publication dedicated to Noël Dolla's pictorial experiments in nature: this lesser-known side to the artist's work offers a unique insight today on the painter's research on the medium. The book features a chronological documentation exploring in detail these 13 “Spatial Restructurings”, along with texts by Fabrice Flahutez and Rachel Stella.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
A pluralistic approach to nature (after Alfred North Whitehead).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
An essay that aims to reconstruct another metaphysics, substituting the primacy of life, matter, and consciousness, to that of reason, on the basis of a philosophy of nature (referring to Ravaisson, Tarde, Nietzsche and Bergson) and a renewed cosmology.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).

French edition
Soldes Almanac
An illustrated almanac on arts, science, and society, dedicated to the wise men and the fools.

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A collection of previously unpublished texts and drawings (artist's book).

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A collection of previously unpublished texts and drawings, with an original artwork signed by the artist (artist's book).

French edition
Captures – Monographs & artist's books
Study book made by artist George Trakas in response to a commission issued by inhabitants of the Lamelouze commune in the southern French region of Gard, north of Alès (as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France).

trilingual edition (English / Inupiaq / French)
Supernova – Books
Transcript of incantations poems recorded on vinyl and produced in the framework of a multimedia work on sound and geology. The poem is translated into Inupiaq, the official Inuit language of the State of Alaska, where this project was developed.

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
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
An attempt to define the spirit of an age: exploring how today's myths, identities, and cosmologies relate to current advances in technology—through reference to the material basis to our most developed weapons and tools; a class of seventeen rare earth elements from the periodic table—Rare Earth challenges the rhetoric of immateriality associated with our hypermodern condition.

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

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
temporarily out of stock
T. J. Demos considers the creative proposals of artists and activists for ways of life that bring together ecological sustainability, climate justice, and radical democracy, at a time when such creative proposals are urgently needed.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Bringing together their shared and ongoing engagement with artistic practices from Latin America, Jens Hoffmann and Pablo León de la Barra have assembled one of the most significant contemporary survey's of recent art from the region.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
This book centers around the apple as an art object and as a case study in biodiversity under threat.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
A pocket, non illustrated mid-career catalogue raisonné of a practice now spanning over two decades.

English edition
Nero
last available copies!
The catalogue of Metzger's first extensive overview: divided into sections—each of which is accompanied by a critical text—corresponding to those presented in the exhibition, the publication provides systematic insight into an artistic oeuvre considered as one of the most important in the 20th century (with texts by Mathieu Copeland, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yoko Ono, Hermann Nitsch…).

English edition
Humboldt Books
Botanical trajectories and symbolic dimensions of Merano's palm trees (artist's book).

English edition
Humboldt Books
What language should be used to describe a place? This question is the starting point and the core question of Claudia Losi's project and namesake book, a collection of transversal contributions, from art to geography, from semiotics to psychology, which interrogates the way we perceive places and the role of our imagination in such a process.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Drawing on key texts by S. M. Eisenstein, Deleuze and Guattari, Alain Badiou, Donna Haraway et al., and analyzing works by iconic artists and contemporary ones, this volume brings together theory and art, showing how both turned to animals to find new ways of problematizing “life.”

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This catalogue documents the encounter between Eliasson's sensorial artworks and the baroquean atmosphere of Prince Eugene's Winter Palace in Vienna.

Sub Rosa
The new organic soundtrack creation by Francisco López inspired by trance rituals.

Sub Rosa
In 1987, Michel Redolfi hit the California Desert road during the Fall, to catch those hypothetical poly-sensorial desert tones. He visited the Mojave Desert, Death Valley, Palm Canyon and came back with an extraordinary album of early electronic music, sparse and bright to express the crude light and the divine silences.

Sub Rosa
In 1987, Michel Redolfi hit the California Desert road during the Fall, to catch those hypothetical poly-sensorial desert tones. He visited the Mojave Desert, Death Valley, Palm Canyon and came back with an extraordinary album of early electronic music, sparse and bright to express the crude light and the divine silences.

Kalerne
A composition by Yannick Dauby built upon the eletroacoustic modulation of Japanese bats' ultrasonic voices.

Kalerne
A sound collage of night time ambiances from Guiana (France), focusing on the calls of amphibians.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
A set of contributions that explore the conditions of possibility of speculative (and truly engaged) “gestures”, in the context of a widespread crisis of the modes of thinking of modernity (contributions by Didier Debaise, Donna J. Haraway, Bruno Latour, Pierre Montebello, Isabelle Stengers...).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
The end of the “human world” A discussion-panorama of trends in current thinking (Badiou, Meillassoux, speculative realism, Latour, Stengers, Descola, Viveiros de Castro...) in Pierre Montebello's own metaphysical perspective.

trilingual edition (English / Khmer / French)
Jeu de Paume
With Rubber Man (2015), Khvay responds to the colonial legacy of land use and its effects on Cambodia's indigenous forests and culture today.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of texts connecting ancient Chinese culture and contemporary art in search of a better understanding of our relationship with nature.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
An aesthetic and ethical approaches to the handling of natural resources. By drawing connections between works that derive from artistic practice, journalism, philosophy, activism, and other realms of research, “World of Matter” provides a place of commonality for eco-logical imaginaries.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
This book is the result of four years of collaborative work that focused on topics of affect, the return of history, ecology, and art and its markets in today's power law–based economies. It attempts to shift practices of thought toward both critical realism and new materialism.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Formal Economy is the first comprehensive survey of Marte Eknæs' practice, presenting her sculptural works, drawings and collages as visual narratives and fictional landscapes.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Light, skin, titan and body-consciousness to navigate between shelter and space: this artist's book shows collages of objects layered around in life size, then spreads out into the book space and installation works using photography and film.

English edition
Peep-Hole Sheet
temporarily out of stock
Taking as a starting point the description of an exhibition project, the British artist reflects on the creative process, serendipity, and writing as an exploratory tool in conceiving and creating a work.

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