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English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Published for the Estonian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, Katja Novitskova's catalogue addresses emerging potentialities between visual culture, big-data-driven processes, and ecology.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First major catalogue dedicated to one of the biggest representatives of Polish art and experimental cinema, Józef Robakowski. The publication presents some of the artist's most significant works and his research on the language of film and montage. It includes and interview with Marina Abramović, one of Robakowski's colleague at the time of the Soviet Union.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
last available copies!
This artist's book compiles true propaganda photographs of the Third Reich with stills from actors playing Nazis in Hollywood movies: a radical commentary on our alarming present condition, in which the lines between populist and fascistic politics are increasingly blurring.

English edition
Nero
The unfinished works of Sergei Eisenstein are traversed by aesthetic, anthropological, and political questions. Focusing on the anthropology of rhythm that the Soviet director developed in his Mexican project, Que viva Mexico!, this book also extends its analysis to the film projects Bezhin Meadow and The Great Fergana Canal.

English edition
Archive Books
A collective survey on the current conditions of art and culture in Central and Eastern Europe.

English edition
Punch
This publication covers the discursive outcome of the project “Black Hyperbox”—a frame for performance and text based on the alienation between practice and conceptualization.

bilingual edition (German / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Celebrating the 100th title in the “L'art en écrit” series, this leporello by Daniel Spoerri plays on the homonyms of the word “cent,” as a tribute to Marx Ernst.

bilingual edition (German / French)
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Celebrating the 100th title in the “L'art en écrit” series, Daniel Spoerri plays on the homonyms of the word “cent,” as a tribute to Marx Ernst. Published as a leporello, this artist's book features an original artwork signed by the artist.

bilingual edition (English / Romanian)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Artist's book focusing on Victor Man's series of paintings first exhibited as part of the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, and later developed for a solo exhibition at Galeria Plan B, Berlin. The publication includes essays by poet and translator Bogdan Ghiu, curator Mihnea Mircan, and literary critic Laura Pavel.

bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Nero
Catalogue dedicated to the Polish painter and conceptual artist, featuring his most recent works, an essay by Maria Brewińska, and an interview. The publication reviews some of Bujnowski's key concepts, such as painting as a physical object and its concomitant deconstruction, the centrality of time and the question of futurology, and the randomness of existence.

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

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
First monographic catalogue dedicated to the works of multidisciplinary artist Darja Bajagić who culls her imagery from fan-gore magazines, true-crime TV shows, fetish websites, obscure online forums, and hidden chat rooms tucked away in the darker reaches of the Web.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Publication documenting the eponymous installation by Lithuanian artist Andrej Polukord, the joint recipient of the 2016 Kunsthalle Wien Prize, in which the artist transforms the exhibition space of the Kunsthalle into an inverted forest floor.

bilingual edition (English / Croatian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Following the experimental format of the Maljković's eponymous exhibition, A Retrospective by Appointment deconstructs the traditional format of a retrospective catalogue. Adopting a nonhierarchical presentation, the publication introduces the artist's key concerns, methods, and works, and proves to be a relevant critic of Zagreb's institutional landscape.

bilingual edition (English / Albanian)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
The catalogue of the Albanian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale presents the work of painter and video artist Leonard Qylafi, whose practice has recently been focusing on processes of change and recollection. The featured works investigate the history of Albania and reflect on the nature of the image as such.

Errant Bodies – Records (CDs / DVDs)
This recording is the outcome of two sound projects—a performance and an installation—started in 2010 and 2012. Using a recording device as a sound producing source, the Slovene artist investigates the spatiality of sonic manifestation.

Shelter Press – Records
Budapest-based composer Gábor Lázár debuts on Shelter Press with his second full length album, Crisis of Representation: these 8 tracks created from one single type of sound constitute a true example of experimentation in the field of extreme computer music.

Shelter Press – Records
Budapest-based composer Gábor Lázár debuts on Shelter Press with his second full length album, Crisis of Representation: these 8 tracks created from one single type of sound constitute a true example of experimentation in the field of extreme computer music.

Ici, d'ailleurs… – Mind Travels (records)
Rite of the End is composed of six musical pieces by Polish composer, producer and violinist Stefan Wesołowski. Between romanticism and modernism, going from Richard Wagner to Ben Frost, this celestial pastoral work resembles the soundtrack of our civilization and the witness of our mutation.

Ici, d'ailleurs… – Mind Travels (records)
Rite of the End is composed of six musical pieces by Polish composer, producer and violinist Stefan Wesołowski. Between romanticism and modernism, going from Richard Wagner to Ben Frost, this celestial pastoral work resembles the soundtrack of our civilization and the witness of our mutation.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Analyzing the theoretical and aesthetic thought of the founder of Lettrism in the intellectual context of the post-war and up to 1968.

trilingual edition (English / Chinese / French)
Cneai
Slide Shows is a three-volume box set, with over 1.500 original drawings and texts in which Friedman gives his own personal understanding of the multiple ways of thinking the world through a series of “cartoons.”

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Project monograph by the Serbian artist revolving around a precious edition of Marcel Proust's collected works translated by Croatian poet Tin Ujević.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Celebrating the first-ever united Baltic Pavillion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, The Baltic Atlas intends to explore the built environment of the Baltic States as a shared space of ideas.

English edition
Verlag Wilfried Dickhoff / Éditions Moon Rainbow
temporarily out of stock
Monograph dedicated to Dokoupil's most recent soap bubble paintings series.

English edition
Archive Books
An analysis of the posthumous interpretations of Brancusi's life and work, and of the political use of the Romanian sculptor as a nationalist figure.

English edition
Sputnik
The family archives of Július Koller's collaborator and loving partner Květa Fulierová (artist's book).

English edition
Centre National de la Danse – Educational (ebooks)
This publication gives an overview of a series of signs stemming from Hungarian dance artist Rudolf Laban's notation system for human movement.

bilingual edition (English / Albanian)
Sternberg Press – Audio / video
Ten texts on the architecture of displacement set to music and sung by Albanian iso-polyphonic singers—commissioned for the Albanian Pavilion at the 15th Venice Biennale of Architecture (songs based on texts by Etel Adnan, Mourid Barghouti, Michel Butor, Claire Fontaine, Yona Friedman, Anri Sala, Michael Taussig, Yanis Varoufakis, Ornela Vorpsi, and Finn Williams).

bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Nero
The publication is the first comprehensive review of Oskar Dawicki's oeuvre. Trained as a painter, it was his practice as a performer and as a post-conceptualist with a singularly fatalistic slant that brought him into the public realm.

bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Nero
The first monograph ever published on the work of Roman Stańczak: an incredible opportunity to discover the work of this influential and yet under-known artist. The publication includes an interview with Stańczak conducted by Zuzanna Hadrys & Michał Lasota and essays by Jan Verwoert, Zofia Krawiec, Łukasz Ronduda in addition to an extensive portfolio of images.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue analyzing the oeuvre of Kosovan artist Petrit Halilaj from multiple perspectives, through a selection of essays by Andrea Bagnato, Leonardo Bigazzi, Adrian Paci, and Roberta Tenconi.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
This exhibition catalogue dedicated to Croatian artist Ivan Picelj provides a much needed closer look at the international neo-avantgardes of programmed art, taking a critically systematic approach to the investigation currently underway.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Monographic publication on Hungarian artist Karina Mendreczky, the joint recipient of the 2015 Kunsthalle Wien Prize, who creates fictional landscapes using light and shadow with delicate lyricism.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
With this collage book Polish artist Olga Lewicka draws an illuminating parallel between the visual and cultural history of clouds and the historical development and structures of capitalist and neo-liberal society.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
An artist's book / catalogue exploring the new role of the image in a world modeled by visual artifacts.

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
A case study about concept cars and former modernist memories (artist's book).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Champagne-Ardenne
temporarily out of stock
The reference monograph on the work of artist Agnes Denes, this profusely illustrated book aslo gathers an extensive selection of the artist's texts and manifestos.

bilingual edition (English / Czech)
JRP|Ringier – Tranzit
Eva Kot'átková's most ambitious publication to date, divided in two volumes, reflects her obsession with reshaping and hijacking pre-existing photographic images.

bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Architecture
The updated chronological compilation of Yona Friedman's plans, sketches, drawings, models, collages, installations, etc., since 1945: a monumental publication which offers a complete overview of the work of one of the greatest artists-architects and urbanist theoreticians today, in its many dimensions (urban, economic, ecological, cultural, social and political).

Sub Rosa
Zbigniew Karkowski's last recording, in Sweden, November 2013—a few weeks before his death—accompanied by musicians Jean-Louis Huhta and Lars Akerlund.

French edition
Jannink – Wide Open
Richly illustrated publication recounting the life of French sculptor Étienne Hajdu.

French edition
Centre National de la Danse – Educational (ebooks)
This publication gives an overview of a series of signs stemming from Hungarian dance artist Rudolf Laban's notation system for human movement.

trilingual edition (English / Polish / French)
Intervention – Monographs and artists' books
This trilingual publication dedicated to the Polish artist and theorist deceased in 2014 emphasize his essential contribution to action art by gathering previously unpublished articles from his friends and colleagues in the contemporary art world. The authors recount his ideas, career and influence. Photos, reproductions of the artist's original articles and a DVD all serve to enrich this publication.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Tranzit
The beginning of Hungarian Conceptual art.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Spells is the first collection of Irena Haiduk's writing, gathering her texts and limited-edition publications since 2007.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Through the use of a saturated blue color altered by light and demarcated by architectural forms, Haliti's installation for the Kosovo Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale reflects on the salient concepts of the border, freedom and mobility. This extensive documentation is an invitation to encounter a visual field in which territorial boundaries are referenced and mediated by the sensory.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This catalogue-reader accompanies Armando Lulaj's project for the Albanian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale. A time capsule of the country's past, presenting strange memorabilia and trophies that tread the line between fact and fiction.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This two-volume publication tells the story of Juhan Ojaste, an Estonian gay icon, and tackles the issue of homophobia in authoritarian political regimes. Not Suitable for Work attempts to create counter-narratives that recognize the inclusion of suppressed histories, communities, and identities (catalogue of the Estonian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale).

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