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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
“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
forthcoming
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
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.

English edition
Archive Books
This catalogue is part of a project investigating the decentralization of the hegemonic and indisputable model of western artistic modernity in the current geo-political scenario. It attempts to reflect on the construction that the West has made of Africa through works from major collections on Italian colonial history, as well as from Fondation Cartier in Paris. It also includes texts from key postcolonial figures W. E. B. Du Bois, Édouard Glissant, and Léopold Sédar Senghor.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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.

bilingual edition (English / Arabic), German insert
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
This publication examines the role of natural resources in the occupation of the Western Sahara, a territory considered by the United Nations to still be awaiting decolonization. Its liberation from colonial rule has come to a standstill due to Morocco's continued military occupation of a part of the territory. The protracted conflict has dramatic consequences for the Sahrawi people of Western Sahara.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
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 – 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
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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
This book offers a first report on the activities of the Congolese Plantation Workers Art League (CATPC), an association for the development of an independent thought on postcolonial power relations within the global art world.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures – Digressions (interviews)
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).

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.

French edition
Zamân
The Seventh Issue of Zamâm magazine gathers innovative artists, curators, and art historians to investigate the relationships between the Pacific Region and the Mediterranean Basin, from Morocco to India (with Toni Maraini, Eric Baudelaire, Geeta Kapur, Touda Bouanani, Faouzi Laatiris…).

English edition
Bulletins of The Serving Library
Special color issue.

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 – Visual Arts – Essays
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 – Monographs and artists' books
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.

trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
At the heart of this book is a solo exhibition of the work of M'barek Bouhchichi in Rabat, and the artist's first attempt at directly confronting the wound of growing up black in Morocco. With contributions by an anthropologist, a filmmaker, and a writer from Africa, this volume puts recent transformations of Moroccan society into perspective. Beyond studying inequality and spatial segregation, what is at stake is the possibility of transfiguring the stigma of racism through art and research.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Performing & sound arts
First monograph.

French edition
Dis Voir – Visual Arts – Essays
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.

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 (books)
Monograph based on an exhibition project based on a critical rereading of Roland Barthes' writings.

texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
If France is a land of immigration, what about its variété genre? This issue of Volume! aims at tracing the French paths of artists of foreign origin—those who integrated the legacy of chanson française, and those who left a mark on their community by singing exile. As a protean form of expression, variété is an ideal object to observe the ways in which immigrant and foreign identities have been moulded in post-1945 popular music.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
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
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
Nero
A provocative interrogation of race and identity in contemporary Italy envisioned by visual artists, scholars and writers from Africa, Europe and the United States exploring new forms of subjectivity and agency shaped by history, immigration and integration, the legacy of colonialism and persistent stereotypes (a project curated by Lyle Ashton Harris, Robert Storr and Peter Benson Miller).

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

English edition
Archive Books
An anthology interrogating the concept of antropofagia in Brazilian thought and its philosophical, ecological, and cosmopolitical influence.

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

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

English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
This publication investigates the historical accumulation and commodification of artefacts and the representation of the human body as seen on ethnographic photographs. New material developed out of artistic research in the Weltkulturen Labor is presented together with unpublished scientific photography. Extended conversations between internationally renowned anthropologists, art historians, curators and artists offer new connections between past and present. Foreign Exchange responds to current interest in the remediation of ethnographic collections, colonial history, historical archives, and interdisciplinary curatorial practice.

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.

French edition
Zamân
The “Scenario” issue investigates narrative and speculative processes within both poetic and political fields (science fiction, geopolitics, universal and colonial exhibitions…)

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Reference monographs
Reference monograph.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Reference monographs
Reference monograph.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
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 – Reference monographs
Reference monograph (available in English edition).

texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
What role do the representations of the Other, the body, women and race play in highly publicized cultural productions?

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
Zamân
On “heretical Orientalism”: the Sicilian Inquisition in the 17th century, the works of Bahman Mohassess, Marwan, the poems of Etel Adnan…

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

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