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English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Drawing on examples from France and the United States, this publication offers a multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society (adaptated from a French publication on the New Patrons's activities, updated with contributions from the Anglo-American intellectual scene).

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
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
For three years Rico Scagliola and Michael Meier have been taking candid photographs of people from all walks of life and of every age in public and semi-public urban spaces: on streets and city squares, in cafés and bars, train stations and airports, stores and shopping centers. Combined with genuine words taken from the internet or heard in the street, this photographic series is a comédie humaine of the present day and age.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Companion book to a project by the artists Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan), which emanates from the analysis of individual or collective attitudes and behaviors produced in the public space of a given city.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Documentation around 17 commissioned artworks set in middle schools, as part of the Percent for Art Program established in the French Department of Seine-Saint-Denis.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Publication documenting an interactive installation by Samuel Bianchini commissioned by the Maison du geste et de l'image in Paris as part of the “New Patrons” program.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
The ninth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1986-2005): a reflection on the artist's projects for public spaces, illustrated with personal statements and sketches.

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Researcher Juliette Volcler on sound in public space; on identities and influences in music; an essay by Kasper Toeplitz; carte blanche to Patrick Renaud; Summer festivals, disc reviews, and more.

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).

German edition
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
A manual for public art projects in Zurich.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Through archival research, this first monographic publication focuses on Ukeles's work ballets—a series of seven grand-scale collaborative performances involving workers, trucks, barges, and hundreds of tons of recyclables and steel—which took place between 1983 and 2012 in New York, Pittsburgh, Givors, Rotterdam, and Tokamachi.

English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
The emergence of the new digital technologies and social media has transformed the very concept of the mass gathering. The present volume brings together a collection of studies that analyze this transformation and seize the opportunity to reevaluate the cultural and medial historiography of the masses.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
The publication encloses a rich documentation on the design, construction and installation of an eponymous permanent work created by Liliana Moro for the seventh edition of “All'Aperto” (Outdoors) in Trivero, in the Piemonte countryside.

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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
a.p.r.e.s editions
Liaisons urbaines [Urban Connections] chronicles the development and implementation of an eponymous programme for enhancing public spaces in African cities by operations that combine urban planning and development, design, art and heritage.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Creating Bob: a food truck with a living, warm and hospitable public purpose, set close to Lille-Europe Train Station and commissioned as part of the “New Patrons” program.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Solution
A political and artistic performance manual revolving around the double agent figure

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
Art and the City 2.0.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Liz Magic Laser's recent works.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Le Jardin hospitalier documents Jyll Bradley's eponymous site-specific artwork produced in April 2015 under the auspices of the Fondation de France's New Patrons program, at Hospital Roger Salengro in Lille, France. The artist has transformed a 100m long, window-less corridor into an immersive installation—a promenade—with black-lit photographs, literary texts and tactile sculptural elements

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
A documentation on the singular projects by four contemporary artists—Michel Aubry, Élisabeth Ballet, Susanne Bürner, and Lani Maestro—developed as part of the Foundation of France “Nouveaux Commanditaires” (new patrons) action to question the industrial history of four regional nature park in France (Lorraine, Monts d'Ardèche, Pilat, and Vercors).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Uses and Utopias – The Exhibition in the Pre-Revolutionary Russian Avant-Garde: an essay on the exhibition practice in Russia in the years 1910-1920, and in particular on the relationship between exhibition and public space in the projects of the historical avant-gardes.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A review of three commissioned works executed by artist Nicolas Floc'h in isolated communities in Santiago, Chile, Rennes, and Tours, France, as part of the New Patrons program.

French edition
Inter, art actuel
The “micro-interventions” in the public space in the age of social movements and citizen action.

German edition
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
Art in the city.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Doormats
Rethinking public space.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
First monograph in a Western language on the subversive and radical Japanese avant-garde group Zero Jigen.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
The public art program conceived in the context of the urban development project for the city of Poitiers in France, with commissioned works by Élisabeth Ballet, Pierre Joseph, Didier Marcel, Benoît-Marie Moriceau, and Christian Robert-Tissot.

German edition
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
Disturbing public space.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A selection of conversations between Markus Miessen and political philosopher Chantal Mouffe.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Ten discussions based on the opening picnic scene of Charles and Ray Eames's film Powers of Ten used as score.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
A complete documentation on Roman Signer's first permanent public commission.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Interview with Emilio López-Menchero around a commissioned work executed by the artist as part of the New Patrons program.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A New Patrons project, 2010.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Public garden in art between the mid-XIXth and early XXth centuries.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society: 47 contributions by international thinkers and actors of the art world (with 9 movies on DVD).

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Reference monographs
Reference monograph.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
What, today, can be understood as a critical modality of spatial practice?

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
An in-depth survey of Yorgos Sapountzis' work in ten chapters from 2000 to the present.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues – Monographs
First monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
L'Atlas, a major figure of the Street Art movement, has been photographing his first seven canvas paintings in great cities all over the world for the past ten years. Published to celebrate this anniversary, the book gathers the photographs and a text by Paul Ardenne.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
last available copies!
Christopher Wool's stained glass windows for the Prieuré of La Charité sur Loire, France.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A sociological approach to new practices in public art commissioning.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market (available in English edition).

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