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English edition
Toilet Paper
A collaboration between Toilet Paper and Martin Parr.

English edition
Toilet Paper
A collaboration between Toilet Paper and Martin Parr, in a limited edition, with an exclusive tote bag included.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
A reflection on history and the historical document, based on the chronicles of a village written in the 19th century by a Walloon worker.

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Nieves
A parallel side story of the steirischer herbst International Art Festival drawn from the back-sides of cut-out articles from the festival's press archives.

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)
This unique, small format companion to the exhibition “Revolution Every Day” is inspired by the tradition of Soviet tear-off calendars. The book has 365 calendar pages with daily entries featuring a range of images and texts drawn from primary and archival source materials that explore the historical and experiential dimensions of revolution. It presents short essays and original contributions from curators, artists, and scholars, and illustrations of all of the works in the exhibition.

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.

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
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
This artist's book reactivates a press controversy which took place in 1970s London and affected the Tate Galleries' collecting strategies—in particular, the acquisition of Equivalent VIII, a work by minimalist artist Carl Andre made in firebrick.

billingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
The troglodyte town of Matera in Southern Italy has fascinated generations of filmmakers since the Post-war area. Documenting the making of the 1953 film She-Wolf by Alberto Lattuada set in Matera, photographer Federico Patellani provides a unique insight of the life of the provincial city in the fifties.

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 / 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 / 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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
X Artists' Books
In (ZUS), a visual essay by the French photographer Benoît Fougeirol, views of and views from eleven of the “Zones urbaines sensibles” (Sensitive Urban Zones) on the peripheries of Paris reveal harsh paradoxes of modern society. The series is accompanied by a text by author Jean-Christophe Bailly.

bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
The publication Passing Time by Fouad Elkoury looks back at 60 years (1960-2017) of photographs taken in Lebanon by the artist. Most of the images have never been published.

bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Kaph Books
temporarily out of stock
The publication Passing Time by Fouad Elkoury looks back at 60 years (1960-2017) of photographs taken in Lebanon by the artist. Most of the images have never been published.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A transdisciplinary study on the Tutsi genocide, tackling various issues related to the writing and the transmission of the genocide's history, to its political and judicial dimensions, and to its media and artistic representations.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
An investigation on the performative future of cinema, followed by two studies on Lettrist's cinema and on the end of the projectionist.

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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 – 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)
last available copies!
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
temporarily out of stock
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 – 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
Nero
This artist's book by Elisabetta Benassi is a faithful reproduction of an original pamphlet by Mark Twain.

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
temporarily out of stock
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.

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