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French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions – Works & Process (DVD)
Second DVD in the “Works & Process” series to be dedicated to Daniel Buren's work, this new collection of films offers various documentary approaches of this major artist's work in a 3-hour program.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Among Portugal's most interesting young filmmakers, Salomé Lamas explores the boundaries and circumstances of documentary filmmaking, working at the intersection of ethnography, history, storytelling, memory, and fiction. This publication documents her work since 2010, through contributions, video stills, and interviews.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse
This issue dedicated to documenta 14 addresses themes, artists, and projects spanning between Athens and Kassel. Including: Moyra Davey by Quinn Latimer; Vivian Suter & Elisabeth Sussman; Roee Rosen; “Preliminary notes for a Black manifesto” by Rasheed Araeen; Khvay Samnang “; The Globalised Museum?” by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung; articles by Kirsty Bell, Irena Haiduk, Pierre Bal-Blanc, Neni Panourgiá, Dieter Roelstraete, and more.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Swiss-based artist Raffael Waldner is obsessed by car culture: its gloss, glamour and erotic undertones. In Salon, he focuses on motor shows, photographing—with superficial coolness––the hundreds of female models who act as car company ambassadors.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Helke Bayrle has—on her own initiative—filmed the installations of exhibitions that have been held at Portikus since the end of 1992. This catalogue features more than 1,000 film stills, a full index of the recorded exhibitions, as well as texts by curators and deans who worked at Städelschule and Portikus over the years.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
For two years, Eric La Casa has been recording the urban sonic environment of Paris from the windows of his own apartment. Between a temporary inventory and a musical documentary, Paris Quotidien is the result of this long experiment. Includes a 60-page documentation booklet with photographs.

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Edition Patrick Frey
Andreas Tschersich's photographic portraits of peripheral areas around the globe capture the uniformity of these transitional spaces that form the hidden face of urbanity.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
The artist's own archive of phantasmagoria: a unique collection of objects and ephemera relating to magic, the paranormal, occultism, pseudoscience, technology as well as their cultural and media portrayals (new edition).

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
The eighth volume of the Critical Spatial Practice series focuses on Jill Magid's “The Barragán Archives,” a multiyear project that examines the legacy of Pritzker Prize—winning architect Luis Barragán (1902-1988), and questions forms of power, public access, and copyright that construct artistic legacy.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
temporarily out of stock
In this post-truth era, how does one navigate the endless information available and choose a viable narrative of reality? In How to Know What's Really Happening Glasgow-based writer and curator Francis McKee looks at various techniques for determining verity, from those of spy agencies and whistle-blowers to mystics and scientists.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
This applied research project and publication deals with archival practice and its spatial repercussions. Inquiring whether any accumulation and organization of knowledge is productive—to the effect that it generates a narrative and / or history—the project focuses specifically on archives becoming productive due to their spatial framework.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Taken at the height of the Assad days, the images of the photographer Giovanna Silva overlap in this publication with Syrian tourist guides' images and texts, creating a net of intended and unintended relationships and time interconnections.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A swan song for Vienna's drinking dens.

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.

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

billingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
Marocco 1971 offers an intimate, social, and aesthetical portrait of Morocco by Italian photographer Gabriele Basilico. Set during the Summer of 1971, the series also brings back the distinctive spirit of this era.

bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication serves as an extension of Joachim Koester's artworks and research on Jerzy Grotowski's (1933-1999) mythical persona and experimental approach towards theater. More specifically here, Koester retraces Grotowski's trips to Mexico with the help of historians, anthropologists, and former students.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This first monograph on French-Algerian artist and performer Carole Douillard spans her entire work from the end of the 1990s and invites us to reflect on her performative and non-material practice, interrogating the forms and issues of contemporary performance.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
4-volume box set gathering six of the artist's most iconic photographic series. This special publication brings an end to a research on the notion of document that started in 1999 (limited edition of 700 signed copies).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Archive Books
First volume of a hors-series' collection focusing on the theory and practice of republishing and archiving.

French edition
Centre de la photographie Genève
A series of photographs taken in the margins of the 63rd Bilderberg conference, which brings together some of the most influential political and economic leaders of the Western world.

texts in English and French
Shelter Press – Books
This new monograph gathers 42 images documenting 3 years of photographs taken between 2011 and 2014 during the Purim holiday in the neighbourhood of Stamford Hill, London.

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Edition Patrick Frey
An artist's book presenting an extensive series of grilles from American cars built between 1955 and 1962. A book allowing multiple readings and meanings, in a balance between conceptual rigor and visual sensuality.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This book traces the work and research of filmmakers and visual artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige and their exploration through their work of online spam e-mails, specifically, advance-fee frauds and scam messages.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Amar Kanwar's extensive project on the social struggles and expropriation issues which take place in the land of Odisha in east India (in collaboration with Sudhir Pattnaik / Samadrusti and Sherna Dastur).

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
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A volume of photographs by Heinz Peter Knes representing a small selection from his extensive archive of travel photography dating back to 2010.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
A portrait of a divided Nicosia.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A project by internationally working documentary photographer Claudio Cambon that tells the story of the last voyage, dismantling, and recycling of an American merchant vessel in Bangladesh in the late 1990's.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A series of photographs which dismantles stereotypes by documenting the actual realities of everyday life in Africa.

English edition
Humboldt Books
The decay of Detroit and its people's resistance in words and photographs (photographs by Antonio Rovaldi).

English edition
Archive Books
An anthology surveying the relationship between artistic practices and documents.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre de la photographie Genève
The press photographs reproduced in this publication show the bombing of Bagdad. They were taken from German newspapers soon after the beginning of the second iraqi-american war in March of 2003. Following their removal they were placed and stuck in the centre of a piece of paper, aiming to be as precise as possible (artist's book).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume
Letters from Panduranga evokes the fate of the Vietnamese Cham community, whose territory is threatened by the construction of two nuclear power plants. Acting as an ethnologist Nguyen Trinh Thi explores the issues related to speech and history as well as new forms of colonialism.

Nieves
Artist's book.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Performing & sound arts
Between documention and recreation: memories and transmissions of performance art and contemporary dance.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Performing & sound arts
The French translation of David Grubbs's long-awaited study of the role that sound recordings play in representing experimental music of the 1960s.

French edition
Incertain Sens
Artist's book.

French edition
Villa Arson
This book traces the work and research of filmmakers and visual artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige and their exploration through their work of online spam e-mails, specifically, advance-fee frauds and scam messages.

French edition
Frac Bretagne
This book discusses preservation and outcomes of design-related objects in artistic collections taking the example of Dieter Roth's works inside the Frac Bretagne's collection.

original version, subtitles in English and French
JRP|Ringier – Bureau des Videos (DVD)
The fourth title in the “Archives” series, which is dedicated to landmark exhibitions and curatorial practices, and provides sources and moving images to the growing field of research of curatorial studies and exhibition history.

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Nieves
An intimate portrait gallery of Ari Marcopoulos' brother (artist's book).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
New monograph, with texts by Quinn Latimer and an extensive interview with the artist by Adam Szymczyk, also including a catalogue raisonné of Auder's video works.

English edition
Bookhorse
Artist's book.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Reference monograph.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Artist's book.

English edition
Nero
A research project in progress developed by the artist Johanna Viprey: the book narrates the encounter that has led the artist to investigate the personal history of Jeff Perkins, American performer painter and documentary filmmaker, from an anthropological perspective.

bilingual edition (English / Slovak)
Sputnik
The everyday as an artistic act: a look back at the artistic and romantic relationship between Július Koller and Květa Fulierová through a series of personal belongings and documents (artist's book).

bilingual edition (English / German)
Centre de la photographie Genève
First photography book by Emmanuelle Bayart, dedicated to memorial issues in the town of Sarcelles, in a “ville nouvelle” sociocultural context.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Archive Books
This book documents an installation by Eric Baudelaire revisiting the political and personal saga of the Japanese Red Army as an anabasys—an allegory of a journey that is both a wandering into the unknown and a return back home.

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