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French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
This book traces the career of Kara Walker (born in 1969), the most internationally recognized African-American artist since Jean-Michel Basquiat, and explores the history of the reception of a work that faces the limits of representation, challenging the question of the figuration of the black body.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
First comprehensive monograph dedicated to minimalist pioneer and postcolonial artist Rasheed Araeen. The publication gives an overview of 60 years of career, encompassing Araeen's visual art, writing, editing, and curatorial work. It includes scholarly essays, surveys, and documentation spanning every aspects of the artist's oeuvre, from his early works to his political engagement to today's ongoing Homecoming series.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Monographic catalogue structured around installations by Vincent Meessen which examine the influence of the Situationist International in Sub-Saharan Africa, notably through figures such as Lungela Diangani eand Omar Blondin Diop. This richly illustrated book documents both the IS's relationship with the African continent and the artist's discursive, collaborative and para-curatorial activity of the past four years.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An an extensive analysis of the advent of Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo and its and development across four centuries.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
“Primitivism” as a tool for analysis of post-war French society, between a modernization and decolonization movement, and possible forms of resistance.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.

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
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Be Polite follows the exhibition of largely unseen works on paper by one of Australia's most visionary and critical artists, Gordon Bennett. Including drawings, acrylic/gouache and watercolor paintings, poetry, and essays—the exhibition and publication are the first to present the work of Bennett since his death, and to pay homage to a figure of the post-colonial thought.

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

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 / French)
Captures – Digressions (entretiens)
An in-depth exploration of the Canadian artist's anthropology-based research method in the form of a conversation with Corinna Ewald, Smaranda Olcèse, and Julie Pellegrin (inaugural title of the “Digressions” series initiated by La Ferme du Buisson in collaboration with Captures editions).

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts.

English edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Limited edition of the notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts, and an original work, numbered and signed, printed on various formats (1920's coal mining register, books pages, card stock).

English edition
Dis Voir – Arts visuels – Essais
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
This publication describes the making of a multiple-screen video installation made by Mario Pfeifer while living on Navarino Island, Chile. This anthropological film looks at the life of the descendants of the area's indigenous Yaghan people, and portrays a nation and community that is violently undergoing cultural and religious, social, political and economic transformation.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Documenting a video installation addressing the consequences of historical sea travel.

French edition
Dis Voir – Arts visuels – Essais
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts
First monograph.

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.

trilingual edition (English / German / Turkish)
Archive Books
Eser is a comprehensive publication on Judith Raum's works, installations and lecture performance texts from 2011 to 2014. It is also a theoretical reader and material collection on the semi-colonial advance of German entrepreneurs and bankers into the Ottoman Empire before World War I in connection with the construction of the Anatolian Railway.

trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Monograph based on an exhibition project based on a critical rereading of Roland Barthes' writings.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
How did an urban apparatus put in the service of authoritarian power became the place of its undoing: the roundabout revolutions, from South Korea to recent Arab Spring.

English edition
Nero
This artist's book by Elisabetta Benassi is a faithful reproduction of an original pamphlet by Mark Twain.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Before History catalogues the exhibition for the Abraaj Group Art Prize 2015, which includes a new body of work by Yto Barrada, the winner of the prize, and existing work by shortlisted artists Sarnath Banerjee, Setareh Shahbazi, and Mounira Al Solh.

English edition
Archive Books
An embracive and well-documented overview of three works by Stan Douglas covering the emergence of political and multicultural emancipation projects during the Seventies, from Portugal's 1974 revolution and the end of colonialism, to the emergence of multicultural music such as jazz-rock, funk, disco, and afrobeat.

French edition
<o> future <o>
A re-appropriation of Edward Said's Orientalism by Joe Scanlan.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
A series of provocative projects by the architectural collective Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR) that try to imagine “the morning after revolution.”

bilingual edition (English / Italian / German)
Humboldt Books
Artist's book based on a complex project linking Vernasca, Ethiopia and Jamaica according to two points of view, placing certain critical moments in Italy's colonial history in relation to the symbolism of Rastafarian tradition.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Reference monograph.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Reference monograph.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Contemporary art and the “colonial present.”

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
New monograph / artist's book with which Latifa Echakhch proposes an immersion into her visual world, around a series of exhibition views and personal notes and comments.

Boabooks
temporarily out of stock
Susan Hiller's postcard alphabet.

French edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Reference monograph (available in English edition).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
First monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
New monograph based on a recent series of videos and photographs taken in Algeria, through which Zineb Sedira continues to explore issues of cultural identity, displacement and memory (with a retrospective of her work since 1995, three essays, and an interview with H. U. Obrist).

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
A war story narrated by a soldier, from the Second World War to the decolonization.

trilingual edition (English / Dutch / Indonesian Bahasa)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Artist's book.

French edition
BlackJack editions – Pile ou face
€17.00 €10.00
Two both aesthetic and political engaged considerations on the relationship between the West and the Middle East (or more generally between the West and its others), from the figures of exile and the two cultures: three unpublished interviews of Edward W. Said / a deconstruction of a common European view on the Arab world by Seloua Luste Boulbina.

French edition
BlackJack editions – Pile ou face
A dialogue between two singular appropriations of the concept of cannibalism at two key historical moments: a new translation of Oswald de Andrade's cult poem, advocating the symbolic ingestion of the colonizer and his culture, faced with an analysis by Suely Rolnik of a perverted contemporary cannibalism experience in the context of financial capitalism.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
12 conversations with theoreticians and activists critically engaged in the cultural field, exploring Cultural Studies and raising issues of postcolonialism, globalization, and activism.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The story of the surrealists' radical anticolonialism: a political, aesthetic and poetic avant-garde.

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
The first overview of the variety and scope of the research carried out by Renée Green over the past twenty years.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Artist's writings.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
temporarily out of stock
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
Between critical writing and visual art practice.

Captures – Monographies & livres d'artiste
last available copies!
Artist's book (ink and brush drawings and collages on books pages).

Captures – Tirages de tête
Limited edition of the artist's book by William Kentridge (ink and brush drawings and collages on books pages), with an original lithograph.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on Paul Tisseyre Ananké, the military officer in saharian French colonies and writer, which proposes a linguistic and biographic approach, accompanying the reedition of Ananké's book, denouncing the horrors of the French colonisation in Africa.

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