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Vilém Flusser - Vampyroteuthis infernalis
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
The new and definitive edition of Vilém Flusser's fabulous treatise, based on the original French typescripts.
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.
Darja Bajagić - It Takes an Island to Feel This Good - 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
2024
bilingual edition (English / Montenegrin)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
The catalogue of Darja Bajagić's exhibition for the Pavilion of Montenegro at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 2024.
Valentina Tanni - Exit Reality - Vaporwave, Backrooms, Weirdcore, and Other Landscapes Beyond the Threshold
2024
English edition
Nero
forthcoming
The first attempt to map that ensemble of subcultures, popular narratives, and visual and auditory languages we now recognize as "internet aesthetics".
Bernard Stiegler - Le Portique - Panser le devenir des savoirs dans le milieu numérique
2024
French edition
Le Portique
Double issue dedicated to the memory of Bernard Stiegler.
Anton Vidokle - Citizens of the Cosmos
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This book on the films of Anton Vidokle features essays and conversations by theorists, curators, and artists exploring the themes of technological immortality and resurrection informed by Cosmist philosophy.
Jamie Allen - Infrastructures critiques
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
How do we perceive and think about the infrastructures that condition the ways in which we perceive, think and experience our world? Four essays by Jamie Allen, whose experiments as artist and researcher cross media, disciplines and borders, that invite us to make visible the backstage work of the digitized world, and to think (post)critically about the very notion of critique.
Michel Majerus - What looks good today may not look good tomorrow - The Legacy of Michel Majerus
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A record of a symposium on the legacy of the late Luxembourgish artist Michel Majerus (1967-2002).
Valentina Tanni - Memesthetics - The Eternal September of Art
2024
English edition
Nero
The first book to draw a comprehensive cartography of the relationship between visual arts and digital culture since the early 2000s, tracing the history of memes "from Duchamp to TikTok."
Bruno Serralongue - Voilà ce que mes yeux voient
2023
French edition
HEAD (Geneva University of Art and Design)
A writing workshop led by the writer François Bon and the artist photographer Bruno Serralongue at HEAD - Geneva from February 20 to 25, 2022.
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun - Codes, races, climat, habitudes - Implications sociales de la numérisation
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
New media theorist Wendy Hui Kyong Chun exposes her original conception of programming and code, alerts us to the racialization bias, homophily and eugenic tendencies that govern our interactions on platforms, and analyzes the need to call upon the humanities and social sciences in the development of algorithmic models for predicting the evolutions and impacts of climate change.
 General Idea - A Rare Gift of the Tropics
2023
no text
Nieves
A series of viral drawings by Jorge Zontal, signed General Idea, printed in 5 color offset.
Mashinka Firunts Hakopian - The Institute for Other Intelligences
2023
English edition
X Artists' Books
In The Institute for Other Intelligences, Mashinka Firunts Hakopian brings speculative fiction and media studies to bear on an imagined future where machine intelligences convene annually for curriculum on algorithmic equity.
Julia Scher - Filzengraben Boulevard (vinyl LP)
2023
Small World
35.00 31.00 €
An autobiographical artist-talk as a performance delivered from the artist's bed over Zoom.
 General Idea - Ecce Homo
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The General Idea drawings.
 General Idea -
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A colossal compendious overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
 General Idea -
2022
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
currently out of stock
A colossal compendious overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
Friedrich Kittler - Mode protégé
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
A reflection on the domination of the software industry on our use of computers, which calls for a stimulating reinterpretation of materialism.
Paolo Cirio - Monitoring Control
2022
English edition
Nero
Combining art and activism, semiotics and capitalism, art and finance, control and subversion, Monitoring Control by Paolo Cirio represents a critique of the social manipulation imposed by new technologies, while examining the counter-control that individuals can implement to dismantle these forces, sabotage them, and protect themselves.
Antonio Somaini - Culture visuelle - Images, regards, médias, dispositifs
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A comprehensive survey of visual studies and visual culture, from its origins in art history to the current perspectives opened by new technologies, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
2022
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
4th issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media, bringing together contributions on fanzine readers, Tolkien-zines, the place of a female author in the scene of cinema fanzines in Greece, the artistic project Copie Machine, the fanzine as a societal springboard.
Giorgia Aiello - Communication, espace, image
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
A critical approach to visual communication and contemporary globalist aesthetics.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
Repenser le médium - Art contemporain et cinéma
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Medias/Theories
The redefinition of the medium through the interrelation between contemporary art and cinema.
Eduardo Kac - Télescope intérieur
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Télescope intérieur narrates the creation of Inner telescope, an artwork by Eduardo Kac, realized aboard the International Space Station.
Gili Tal - Spaces for Reflection
2021
English edition
Lenz Press
Monograph.
Nakai Masakazu - Introduction à l\'esthétique
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Délashiné!
The first translation into French of a work by the Japanese philosopher, this book, based on photography and cinema, in dialogue with Cassirer, Heidegger, Marx and the authors of the Frankfurt School, proposes an aesthetic of resistance and rebound that is inseparable from the body and the struggles it involves.
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
AA Bronson - AA Bronson’s House of Shame
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A look back in text and images at AA Bronson 's (collective) production between 2013 and 2018.
Bernard Stiegler - Philosophies singulières - Conversation avec Michaël Crevoisier
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Bernard Stiegler talk about what links them to philosophy.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
First French translation of a seminal text of media theory, which this edition contextualizes, notably through the debate it provoked with Baudrillard.
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media – Embodied DIY: Feminist and Queer Zines in a Transglobal World (part I)
2021
English edition
ZINES
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
This second issue of the research journal ZINES, the first of two special issues devoted to the study of feminist and queer fanzines from a global perspective, brings together international studies or testimonies on the question of gender, queer identities and their alternative realities as they appear in amateur media such as zines. The corpora presented here add, in their own way, something new to the history and stories of LGBTQI + women and people in contemporary societies.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media – Embodied DIY: Feminist and Queer Zines in a Transglobal World (part II)
2021
English edition
ZINES
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
This third issue of the research journal ZINES, the second of two special issues devoted to the study of feminist and queer fanzines from a global perspective, brings together international studies or testimonies on the question of gender, queer identities and their alternative realities as they appear in amateur media such as zines. Contributions in this volume feature themes such as the body, heteronormativity, while showing us the flip side of the conceptualization of queer.
 Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille - Naked - Female
2021
Jannink - Naked (prints)
The female nude by Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille (signed serigraph printed at 120 copies).
 Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille - Naked - Male
2021
Jannink - Naked (prints)
The male nude by Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille (signed serigraph printed at 120 copies).
Laurent Montaron -
2021
quadrilingual edition (English / Arabic / French / Hebrew)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
currently out of stock
New monograph.
Olaf Holzapfel - Textile
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Olaf Holzapfel's textile works made from cactus fibre together with a family of traditional weavers from Argentina.
Jim Shaw - Paperback Covers
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Monograph dedicated to Jim Shaw's “Paperback Covers” key series.
Kim Schoen - BARAGOUIN
2021
English edition
X Artists' Books
A nonsense opera (artist's book).
Connect and Divide - The Practice Turn in Media Studies
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The publication studies four aspects of the practice turn in media studies: Media history from a praxeological perspective, the practice turn in religion and media studies, the connecting and dividing lines of media theories concerning gender and post-colonial agencies, and a historical and theoretical examination of the current relationship of media theory and practice theory.
Olaf Holzapfel - Blaues Gras Entlang Flüsse / Pasto azul a lo largo de los rios
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Olaf Holzapfel's and Guido Yannitto's textile works.
Josephine Meckseper -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph / catalogue.
Seth Price - Zero Bow Childreeen (vinyl LP)
2021
various
currently out of stock
For his Spike edition, the artist Seth Price created an 8-track LP. The LP's back cover features a photo of the artist's last-minute Halloween costume from 2018, when he dressed as the Marciano Museum, his spooky masked persona foreshadowing the grisly detail that the museum would close, after laying off its entire staff for their attempt to unionise, almost exactly one year later.
Olia Lialina - Net Artist
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Espace multimedia Gantner
This first monograph of the international net art pioneer allows us to (re)discover this always contemporary artistic practice, inviting us to plunge into the specificities of the internet medium (flows, URLs, protocols, etc.), and sketching a media archaeology.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
2020
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
First issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media.
Christian Hänggi - Pynchon\'s Sound of Music
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
This monographic study catalogs, explores, and interprets the manifold manifestations of music in Thomas Pynchon's novels.
Antonio Pepe - Mission Aborted
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Le Dictateur Press - Artists' books & editions / catalogues
Gathering found visual material, this publication retraces the story of an artistic failure: that of a joint project by Federico Pepe and his father Antonio, a cabinet of curiosities featuring latex sculptures of fetuses looking like Mickey Mouse.
These are Situationist Times! - An Inventory of Reproductions, Deformations, Modifications, Derivations, and Transformations
2020
English edition
Torpedo
An in-depth history of the landmark situationist international periodical edited by artist Jacqueline de Jong from 1962–67. This lavishly illustrated publication features many previously unseen archival material, historical texts and new commissioned contributions.
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