Politics

 
 
Florence Pazzottu - Frères numains - Discours aux classes intermédiaires
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
A both poetic and political text which supports the French social movement that began on 31 March 2016.
Jonathan Crary - L\'écorchement du monde - Pour en finir avec l\'ère numérique : vers un monde post-capitaliste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
forthcoming
Refusing the digital world of late capitalism.
Eyal Weizman - L\'art de la contre-enquête - Esthétiques de l\'investigation – Politiques de vérité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
forthcoming
A new field of counter-investigation across journalism, human rights, art and law.
Ana Teixeira Pinto - Entropy and Chronopolitical Allegory
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - On the Antipolitical
forthcoming
How the transition to fossil fuels entailed an intensification of ongoing processes of racialization.
Reiner Schürmann - The Place of the Symbolic - Essays on Art and Politics
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Place of the Symbolic brings together Reiner Schürmann's essays on the nexus between art and politics.
Aruna D\'Souza - Imperfect Solidarities
2024
English edition
Floating Opera Press
forthcoming
Art, empathy and political solidarity.
Rosi Braidotti - Posthuman Knowledge and the Critical Posthumanities
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Incidents
forthcoming
On the advanced knowledge economy, which perpetuates patterns of discrimination and exclusion, and the threat of climate change devastation for both human and nonhuman entities.
Trevor Paglen - Adversarially Evolved Hallucinations - Research/Practice 04
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
forthcoming
How machine learning and computer vision generate images.
Eva Forest - A Strange Adventure
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Montana
forthcoming
Multivocal and anonymous, A Strange Adventure is oral-history-as-theater—the theater of memory, trauma, and torture.
Ines Weizman - Avant et après - L\'architecture du désastre
2024
French edition
Diaphanes
forthcoming
Eyal and Ines Weizman explore the history of the before-and-after image, from its origins in 19th-century Paris to today's satellite surveillance.
Luc Tuymans - Mercy (Politics)
2024
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
This publication examines the intersection of art and politics, through the deeply engaged work and thought of two contemporary artists.
Élisée Reclus - Abécédaire Reclus - Les 101 mots d\'Élisée
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
A glossary of themes running through the work of Élisée Reclus (1830-1905), reflecting the contemporary relevance and diversity of the anarchist geographer's thought.
L\'Art dans la vie - Le constructivisme et le productivisme russe dans les textes
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of the constructivist movement, bringing together newly translated or previously unpublished writings by artists and theorists, accompanied by numerous illustrations and an extensive critical apparatus: this reference volume sheds new light on the multiplicity and diversity of the approaches of constructivism and productivism in the 1920s-30, and provides a major contribution to the studies of the Soviet avant-garde.
Shahryar Nashat - 17 Waves
2024
English edition
Lenz Press
New monograph.
Biting the Hand - Traces of Resistance in the Art & Language diaspora
2024
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Extensive survey of the politically outward-looking Conceptualism emerging from Art & Language in the UK. Especially considering its critique of the norms of Modernist art practices in contemporary art, particularly practices of art education.
Marion von Osten - Material Marion von Osten 1 - MoneyNations
2024
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
The first volume in a series devoted to the archives of German artist, author and curator Marion von Osten (1963-2020), around the MoneyNations project, transversing between art, theory, and activism.
Mouvement
2024
French edition
Mouvement
Artists in exile; Algiers, capital of politicized soccer; on the human trafficking route in Sierra Leone; the theft of Russian novels from European libraries; interviews with post-punk band Fat White Family and director Sean Price Williams; ecofeminist philosopher Émilie Hache on possible "matriarchies"; Kim Noble; Taysir Batniji; Wonwoo Kim...
Nina Dragičević - Auditory Poverty and its Discontents - An Essay
2024
English edition
Errant Bodies
Where sounding is understood as an exhibition of activity, vitality, and power, Nina Dragičević proposes that we analyse sonic phenomena in econo-political terms.
Matthieu Renault - Maîtres et esclaves - Archives du Laboratoire d\'analyse des Mythologiques de la modernité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Second reading
An experimental fictional ("post-apocalyptic") anthropology of philosophy, focusing on the dialectic of master and slave, itself understood as myth.
Nikil Saval - A Rage in Harlem - June Jordan and Architecture
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Incidents
Pennsylvania State Senator Nikil Saval tells the story of an unlikely partnership between June Jordan and R. Buckminster Fuller, and their attempt to reimagine Harlem in the wake of the 1964 riots.
Beatrice Gibson - Dreaming Alcestis
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Lenz Press
Dreaming Alcestis is an artist's book by artist and filmmaker Beatrice Gibson, conceived as an accompaniment to her holographic film installation of the same name.
Ingo Niermann - The Monadic Age - Notes on the Coming Social Order
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The Monadic Age unfolds in thirty-three autonomous—monadic—essays on topics as diverse as environmentalism, terrorism, geopolitics, housing, the metaverse, nonbinarism, language, charity, euthanasia, identity politics, tattoos, ableism, AI, birthrates, war, religion, sex, and art.
Dennis Pohl - Building Carbon Europe - Critical Spatial Practice 13
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Critical Spatial Practice
How architecture powered European energy politics in the postwar era and paved the way for today's dependency on coal, steel, and nuclear power.
The White West - Fascism, Unreason, and the Paradox of Modernity
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - On the Antipolitical
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Ants walk two ways
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Villa Arson
A collective publication resulting from a research project led by Sophie Orlando and Katrin Ströbel that takes as its starting point the way in which current geopolitical, economic and social changes induce a renewal and adjustment of artistic strategies, by investing, in an intersectional perspective, contextual thinking and feminist, queer and postcolonial thinking in an artistic and conceptual way.
Pierre Guyotat - Pierre Guyotat et l\'Algérie
2024
French edition
Diaphanes
A collective work to highlight the unique perspective of Pierre Guyotat, one of the greatest authors of the French language and a major figure in the memory of the Algerian conflict, on the war of independence and post-independence Algeria.
Vanessa Theodoropoulou - Le Monde en situation - La révolte sensible de l\'Internationale situationniste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An in-depth historical study of the artistic and political project of the Situationist International (1952-1972).
Mouvement
2023
French edition
Mouvement
Ireland-Palestine united against apartheid; "dark romances": the problematic new publishing business; the breakdown of French cultural diplomacy in the Sahel; infiltration into armed survivalism; reportage in the dormitory town of Kiev; Alice Rohrwacher; Carolina Bianchi; Ben Rivers ; Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Hugo Pernet...
Landscape with(out) Locus
2023
English edition
Nero
A collective reflection on the landscape as an ever-changing social, economic, and ecological construct, addressing questions of power, identity, and natural resources (contributions by T. J. Demos, Tiago Torres-Campos, Tiffany Kaewen Dang, Hagit Keysar and Ariel Caine, Teresa Mendes Flores, Chris Malcolm, Irmgard Emmelhainz...)
Samuel Clowes Huneke - A Queer Theory of the State
2023
English edition
Floating Opera Press
How queer theory can wed its critically anti-normative impulses to the empirical need for a state.
O Quilombismo - Reader
2023
English edition
Archive Books
A reader based on a research undertaking, an exhibition, workshops, and a series of performances that invite artists, activists, scholars, and people from other walks of life to imagine new forms of cultural and political resistance through diverse emancipation projects, past and present, taking as point of departure the philosophy of quilombismo as developed by Brazilian artist, author, and politician Abdias Nascimento.
O Quilombismo - Album
2023
English edition
Archive Books
A visual record of a research undertaking, an exhibition, workshops, and a series of performances that invite artists, activists, scholars, and people from other walks of life to imagine new forms of cultural and political resistance through diverse emancipation projects, past and present, taking as point of departure the philosophy of quilombismo as developed by Brazilian artist, author, and politician Abdias Nascimento.
Shaping Revolutionary Memory - The Production of Monuments in Socialist Yugoslavia
2023
English edition
Archive Books
A comprehensive overview of the vast production of monuments in socialist Yugoslavia (1945–91) dedicated to the antifascist People's Liberation Struggle in the Second World War and the socialist revolution.
Robert Linhart - The Sugar and the Hunger
2023
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
currently out of stock
The first English language translation of Robert Linhart's The Sugar and the Hunger, originally published in 1980. Includes afterword by Luiz Renato Martins, and other materials.
Attaques
2023
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A journal of critical and political poetry
Élisa Larvego - Chicanes
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
23 photographs of chicanes taken between 2013 and 2016 on the roads leading to the Notre-Dame-des-Landes ZAD, France (with an interview with philosopher Marie José Mondzain).
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Les femmes selon Charles Fourier
2023
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Charles Fourier review
Charles Fourier and the origins of feminism.
Mouvement
2023
French edition
Mouvement
Eileen Myles, motherhood and an artistic career, Kelly Reichardt, Pierre Creton, Julien Gosselin's sermon on the fall of Vienna, squatting on algorithmic video surveillance in Rotterdam...
Maria Muhle - Devenir invisible
2023
bilingual edition (German / French)
Nouveau Palais
At a time when refugees in Europe are caught between a "return" policy and the rise of far right governments, this book combines photography and philosophy to examine the representation of refugees.
Jairus Banaji - Wanting Something Completely Different - 111 Vignettes of Left-Wing Figures, Themes, Films, and Writers
2023
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
currently out of stock
A collection (montage) of biographies and themes written by Jairus Banaji.
Hjalmar Linder - Bourgeois with a Heart - The Class Suicide of Hjalmar Linder
2023
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
First English translation of the 1918 pamphlet against the prison camps by the Finnish land owner Hjalmar Linder (1862-1921), which will lead to his class disgrace and death.
Laurent Buffet - Captation et subversion - L\'art à l\'épreuve du capitalisme tardif
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
Suspected of having been completely assimilated by the commercial industries, it is not so much against these that art must be defended as against a simplistic narrative imposed by a certain sociology of art. When one is finally interested in the artistic practices themselves, it becomes obvious that the art continues to resist: by its politics of the forms.
Jean-Paul Fourmentraux - Sousveillance - L\'œil du contre-pouvoir
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
On the border between arts and surveillance studies, this book analyzes the technopolitical role of new "machines vision" and considers sousveillance as a democratic counter-power.
Mouvement
2023
French edition
Mouvement
ASMR's low masses, the Russian punk scene's exile in Belgrade, Harry Gruyaert, insurrection and literature in Turin's prisons, Susanne Kennedy, Nicolás Pereda, a sociological analysis of police violence by Paul Rocher...
Is Now the Time for Joyous Rage? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 4)
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - A Series of Open Questions
On the themes found in the work of Lorraine O'Grady: Black female subjectivity, intersectional feminism, institutional critique, music, and translation.
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