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Nieves
forthcoming
A series of off-the-cuff photographs demonstrating the poetic experience of air travel (artist's book).

trilingual edition (English / Italian / German)
Humboldt Books
Catalogue documenting an eponymous exhibition project which interprets contemporary issues such as migration, nationalism, populism and identity, using the symbolism in the Flemish painting of 1570 by Simon de Myle entitled Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat.

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
Facsimile edition of a 1971 small sketchbook by a major painter of the lyrical abstraction, made during one of his many travels in Norway.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Fully documenting Koki Tanaka's latest video & photo project, this publication focuses on a pressing issue from the artist's native country—the mutual incomprehension and mistrust between Zainichi Koreans and ethnic Japanese—to plead for vigilance when it comes to racism and discrimination.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Border Thinking: Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence aims to question and provide answers to current border issues in Europe. Central to this investigation is a refugee crisis that is primarily a crisis of global Western capitalism and its components: modernization, nationalism, structural racism, dispossession, and social, political, and economic violence.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
An historical account of walking as an artistic practice inside Surrealism, the Situationist International, and Fluxus.

English edition
Humboldt Books
Through a series of scientific contributions and archives, this publication recounts the extraordinary character that was Hercule Florence—an explorer, an inventor and an artist, considered one of the inventors of photography.

English edition
Archive Books
This publication features academic and literary contributions, interviews, songs and photos which explores the impact of labor migration on the notion of motherhood from the perspectives of women migrant workers and children left-behind.

English edition
Archive Books
This publication presents the outcomes of Romana Schmalisch's long-term project, the Mobile Cinema, an itinerant apparatus somewhere between urban model, cinema, and plate camera. The artist constructed the Mobile Cinema and used it to present films created during her travels, mobilizing film extracts and archive material.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Flash Art – Flash Art Publishing (books)
The artistic practice of Birdhead associates photography with particular collage skills and mounting technique. The publication is a visual diary of the duo's experimentation in Italy, accompanied with a dual language essay by art historian Maurizio Bortolotti.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Edition Patrick Frey
Some four thousand Polaroids depicting nearly fifteen years in the life of artist and former director of the Lausanne art school, ECAL. This photographic diary offers an intimate and erotic portrait of Keller, from its time in 1970s New York to trips to South America and Europe. With texts by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Stéphanie Moisdon.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
This catalogue presents an unpublished series of work by Tomoko Yoneda: the Japanese photographer has followed in the footsteps of Albert Camus, through Algeria and France, carrying on her reflection on the memory of places by way of her sensitive and poetic photographs. It is a subtle evocation of the youth of the author of “The Stranger.”

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Bouchra Khalili's films, video installations, photographs and silkscreen prints suggest civic platforms, from which members of minorities perform their strategies of resistance to arbitrary power. This catalogue dedicated to the French-Moroccan artist spans ten years of creation.

French edition
Dis Voir – Visual Arts – Essays
This publication gathers the outcomes of a research project bringing together sociologists, art historians and artists to investigate the frontier as both a subject and an epistemic framework.

French edition
369 editions – Essays
This essay proceeds to a psychoanalysis of the international airport, surveying its subconscious and its imaginary world.

trilingual edition (English / French / Khmer)
Rue du Bouquet
The photographs of Chantal Stoman investigates the relationship between a city and its people. This project, initiated during an artist's residency, offers a new look at Phnom Penh: a distant and unknown city, where time seems to have stopped.

Spanish edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
65 real-life stories featuring street hawkers—collected by Benavides while he was traveling by bus in Colombia. Hilarious or tragic, this collection of texts tells the cycle of gifting and counter-gifting in which clients and hawkers are engaged into.

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Nieves
A large collection of drawings (nearly 500 pages) documenting the artist's trip from Zurich to Japan through Siberia—with a special focus on books and trees.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
This publication analyzes, from the perspective of hospitality, the curatorial within the current sociopolitical context through key topics concerning immigration, conditions along borders, and accommodations for refugees.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
An examination of intersections of mass-population displacement and architecture through the twentieth century and into the present (with visual contribution by Omer Fast).

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
Mexican conceptual artist Mario García Torres examines the space of arrival as a complicated and disjointed nexus between departure, displacement, and return, in a series of works that reflect on the European migrant crisis.

English edition
Cura. – Cura.books
Quoting excerpts from Keller Easterling's 2014 essay Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, this coloring book tells the story of two characters, a fox (the artist) and a cat, and their special relationship, made of exotic travels, dreams and nightmares, struggles and desires.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Artist Michael Fliri investigates concepts such as metamorphosis, mutation and disguise: the protagonists in his work—often Fliri himself—time and again undergo a process of change or transformation. This catalogue offers an extended overview of his practice and underscores his significance on the international art scene.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
This series of photographs narrates Giovanna Silva's life among the Italian army in Afghanistan, while she worked on a commissioned project in honor of Italian journalist Maria Grazia Cutuli.

English edition
Shelter Press – Books
Ricocheting quietly between photographic landscapes, drawn abstractions and poetic recollections, this artist's book assumes the form of a deferred performance. Serving as a kind of response to the French artist and experimental musician's recent sonic and visual output, the book comprises a series of film stills shot during her travels to New Mexico and Arizona, overlaid with a collection of at once crude and delicate drawings made in Australia.

English edition
Shelter Press – Books
A queer travelogue of a boating voyage on Belgium's inland waterways with merman and singer Steev Lemercier in the company of Chanel and Dolce, who are a cat and a dog, during the first months of their friendship with the author. With photographs by César Segarra.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For two years, Laurence Rasti photographed Iranian homosexual refugees who transit through the city of Denizli in Turkey, waiting to join a host country where to live their sexuality freely. The resulting photographic series explores the sensitive concepts of identity and gender, while juxtaposing the gravity of the situation with lighter and hopeful moments.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic account of the two photographers's automobile trip from Switzerland to Mongolia, through the mystical realms of the East.

English edition
Humboldt Books
Los Angeles 1989 Tokyo 1991 brings together a collection of images from two of the most complex and undefinable metropolises on the face of the Earth, the social and urban form of which is ceaselessly reshaped by the minimal existence of millions of people in movement. Lombardelli's photographs are also cinematographic homages to the works of Wim Wenders and Yasujirō Ozu.

English edition
Humboldt Books
The Curious Mr. Pettena recounts various steps along a journey, through cities and wide open natural spaces, undertaken by the anarchitect Gianni Pettena at the start of the 1970s across the United States.

English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
With this essay, Ute Holl analyzes in detail and deep historical context major works by Freud, Schoenberg, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, all inspired by the figure of Moses. The author offers a dynamic and comprehensive political and cultural theory of migration and violence.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue of the eponymous exhibition held at the Chiostri di Sant'Eustorgio museum complex in Milan: the works of Adrian Paci enter in dialogue with the frescoes and the space of the Diocesan museum, and draw on a narrative dominated by stories of migration and the relationship to religion.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
In 1961, L'Illustrazione Italiana sends critic Giorgio Zampa and photographer Ugo Mulas to carry out a reportage in Denmark. Along their meetings with writer Karen Blixen or Nobel Prize Nils Bohr, the two correspondents also witness the new manifestations of the Scandinavian lifestyle, characterized by its design and its modern habitats.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
Stemming from a project dedicated to the city of Genoa and in particular to its relationship with the sea, this photographic artist's book extends the site-specific glass sculpture designed by Perrone inside Villa del Principe's Hall of the Shipwreck.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication reproduces the experimental filmmakers' notebooks from their journey in the Soviet Union at the end of the 1980s. Gianikian & Ricci Lucchi undertook this travel to gather the memories of the cinematographic literary and artistic Russian avant-garde of the '20s and '30s, seeking out survivors and listening to their life stories.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
New monograph of one of the most important artists rooted in Eastern Europe.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A striking selection of words extracted from the notebooks of Isabelle Champion Métadier during a journey in New York. These quotes are arranged and accompanied by unpublished photographs.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A striking selection of words extracted from the notebooks of Isabelle Champion Métadier during a journey in New York. These quotes are arranged and accompanied by unpublished photographs, with an original artwork signed by the artist.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
First monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Rue du Bouquet
The visual narrative of photographer Samuel Hoppe's journeys across Switzerland alpine landscapes. With preface by Jean-Christophe Bailly.

French edition
Humboldt Books
Through a series of scientific contributions and archives, this publication recounts the extraordinary character that was Hercule Florence—an explorer, an inventor and an artist, considered one of the inventors of photography.

trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
Rue du Bouquet
This photographic book is the result of several trips to Japan: walks in Tokyo, road trip in the Japanese Alps, wandering on the coast of Shizuoka Prefecture… Photographer Yann Audic explores Japan from the perspective of the outsider, mainly focusing on extraordinary banality, everyday things, and the commonplace.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
Shirana Shahbazi's photo-project Tehran North is a subjective road movie captured from a car driving through the Iranian capital at night, offering a black and white kaleidoscopic vision of Tehran's urban landscape (artist's book).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Eva Grubinger's catatogue Black Diamond Bay explores the idea of psychological landscapes—a physical or mental journey—that evokes ideas of escapism and the search for the self.

English edition
Nero
This artist's book presents a series of polaroids taken from inside a moving car's trunk portraying a dream-like sunbathed Los Angeles landscape, or indeed, an image that is now firmly imprinted in the collective imagination—asphalt, cars and palm trees silhouetted against expansive skies.

English edition
Nero
Uniting the artist with two scholars of the Medieval Mediterranean, John Lansdowne and Christopher MacEvitt, this volume illustrates the movement of objects, images, people and places between Palestine and Italy.

English edition
Humboldt Books
This artist's book presents the sum of a multitude of journeys, people and stories collected and edited by Donatella Bernardi and stemming from her own family archives. The artist connects this whole documentation with works by Lebanese artist Saloua Raouda Choucair and her daughter Hala Schoukair, as well as with the Swiss Confederation Fine Art Collection.

English edition
Humboldt Books
This publication collects black and white photographs taken at apartment viewings in Berlin, London and Zürich in 2015. The images render a landscape of apartments, mostly empty, punctuated by potential buyers or renters projecting their own possible futures onto the spaces.

English edition
Humboldt Books
Writer Emanuele Trevi and photographer Giovanna Silva recount, each in their own manner, their journey with artist Luigi Ontani in Bali at the time of the preparation of the Ogoh Ogoh carnival procession. With original illustrations by Ontani.

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