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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.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Different perspectives (art history, philosophy, photography, film, architecture, history of science...) on the heterogeneous forms the discourse of pictures can take (an anthology).

English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
An impressive collection of essays offering a critical examination of representations of vision in motion—from early illustrations of plants to the avant-gardes, from gesture to cinema, from decapitation to dance, from David Hume to Bergson and Deleuze.

English edition
Diaphanes – Bilder-Diskurs
This publication offers new insights into the broad and differentiated spectrum of functions images could assume in political contexts in those areas dominated by the Portuguese in early modern times. How were objects and artifacts staged and handled to generate new layers of meaning and visualize political ideas and concepts? And what were the respective reasons, means, and effects of the visualization of Portuguese power and politics?

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Ambiguity is inherent in images because visual perception is an interpretative act involving memory and imagination. Modern art has made this aspect of perception crucial to its relationship with the viewer. Images potentielles (Potential Images), the first systematic exploration of this topic, considers those works of art that rely to a great degree on imaginative response.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An historical and ethnographic investigation into the popular origin and environment of Cubist innovations.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The political dimension of Visual Studies, between Francophone and Anglo-American studies.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Crossing perspectives on living among screens.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The concept of time in art history.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
The Futures of Screen: an aesthetic and technical analysis.

English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
Renowned French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman conducts a careful analysis of Cube—Giacometti's only abstract sculptural work.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A social history of socialist realism imagery in the former East Germany.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The return of the anthropological question has completely redesigned the issues of representation. A state of play.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A unique multidisciplinary approach to Visual Studies.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
An innovative analysis of our relationship to the image.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
Seven essays about Marcel Duchamp's work.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Thirteen texts (including an unpublished essay by Georges Didi-Huberman) to think art and history together, from the tools developed by the theorist of the future of images.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
An anthology of texts by philosophers, theoricians and art historians (H. Belting, H. Bredekamp, G. Didi-Huberman, J.-L. Nancy, W.J.T. Mitchell...) around the specific logic of the image and the transformation of the contemporary visual field.