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Jehanne Denogent - Palimpsestes africains - Primitivisme littéraire et avant-gardes (Paris, 1901-1924)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The notion of primitivism rethought to highlight the role of the African referent in the development of the artistic and literary avant-garde in Europe.
Binta Diaw - Toolu Xeer
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cécile Fakhoury
forthcoming
First monograph devoted to the work of the Italian-Senegalese artist Binta Diaw.
Robel Temesgen - Faces of Stories
2024
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A comprehensive insight into the images of landscape by the Ethiopian-born artist Robel Temesgen.
Ixmucané Aguilar - Fraitaxtsēs sores tsîn ge ra≠gâ - Ondjembo yo Null Vier
2024
English edition
Archive Books
A complete documentation on a multimedia exhibition by Berlin-based artist Ixmucané Aguila, giving voice to voiceless descendants of victims of genocide in Namibia.
Alioune Diagne - Ndox-Glint
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Templon
A new series of works by the Senegalese painter, in dialogue with the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen's Impressionist masters.
Christian Nyampeta - Togetherward
2023
bilingual edition (English / German)
Archive Books
A volume assembling new and existing documents that revisit, mix and remix moments in the work of artist Christian Nyampeta.
 Pathé\'O -
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The extraordinary journey of the Ivorian-Burkinabé stylist Pathé'O, icon of African fashion.
 Pathé\'O -
2023
French edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The extraordinary journey of the Ivorian-Burkinabé stylist Pathé'O, icon of African fashion (also available in English).
Andrew Dosunmu - Monograph
2023
English edition
Damiani - Photography
The first retrospective volume on the photography of the internationally acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker, photographer and music-video director Andrew Dosunmu: a sensual and kaleidoscopic celebration of the world's cultural diversity.
Vincent Michéa - Le ciel sera toujours bleu
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cécile Fakhoury
Paintings and photocollages by the French artist based in Senegal, Vincent Michéa, which are part of a vast kaleidoscopic iconography, African but also European and American, that reorganizes space and time.
 Kink Gong - Tanzania 2 (vinyl LP)
2023
Discrepant
8 years almost to the day after releasing his unique re-interpretation album of his field recordings made in the late 90's in Tanzania, Kink Gong is back with another volume of bushmen madness.
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung - Pidginization as Curatorial Method - Messing with Languages and Praxes of Curating
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Thoughts on Curating
In this compelling rethinking of curatorial practice, renowned museum director, curator, and writer Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung proposes that Pidgin languages and pidginization as a mode of being and doing offer a decolonialized reinvention of communicative practices.
Maa Ka Maaya Ka Ca A Yere Kono - 13th Edition of the Rencontres de Bamako - African Biennale of Photography
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Archive Books
The catalogue of the 13th edition of the Rencontres de Bamako - African Biennale of Photography, focusing on multiplicity, difference, becoming, and heritage.
Jess Atieno - Of Ghostly Silences and Constant Yearnings
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cécile Fakhoury
First monograph of the Kenyan artist.
Maureen Murphy - L\'Art de la décolonisation - Paris-Dakar (1950-1970)
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A transnational and transhistorical investigation carried out in the heart of museum and artistic practices between France and Senegal in the 1950s to 1970s, inviting us to decentralize our views in order to consider the globalized history of art of these years in a new light.
Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju - Earnestly
2022
English edition
Archive Books
Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju's debut collection of writing.
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung - An Ongoing-Offcoming Tale - Ruminations on Art, Culture, Politics and Us/Others
2022
English edition
Archive Books
An Ongoing-Offcoming Tale comprises abstractions, subversions and poetic ruminations, housed within essays that engage with the lives and practices of over 30 artists.
Wangechi Mutu -
2022
English edition
X Artists' Books
New monograph of the famous American-Kenyan artist, presenting her bronze and clay sculptures and her recent films.
Baptiste Manet - Album Architecture - Abidjan
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Album Architectures
An iconographic work on the modern architecture of Abidjan which aims to offer a photographic survey of thirty buildings representative of the chosen moment of architecture that followed independence.
Rwanda - L\'atelier de la mémoire – Des archives à la création
2022
French edition
Naima
A workshop for the memory of Rwanda.
Ibrahim Mahama - Voli-ni
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Lenz Press
A visual diary of Ibrahim Mahama's impressive work in his native Tamale in Ghana, a community-based project founded on the understanding of art as totalizing, reparatory experience: a catalyzer of energies directed for change and social progress.
Georges Senga - How A Little Pagan Hunter Becomes A Catholic Priest
2022
English edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
Artist-photographer Georges Senga investigates into the figure of Bonaventure Salumu, so-called "pagan hunter", who between the 1940s and 60s received a Christian education from missionaries in Congo, following which he was ordained to priesthood as a Jesuit, moved to Europe, eventually returning to his native village where he became a husband and father.
Georges Senga - Comment un petit chasseur païen devient Prêtre Catholique
2022
French edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
Artist-photographer Georges Senga investigates into the figure of Bonaventure Salumu, so-called "pagan hunter", who between the 1940s and 60s received a Christian education from missionaries in Congo, following which he was ordained to priesthood as a Jesuit, moved to Europe, eventually returning to his native village where he became a husband and father.
Dawit L. Petros - Spazio Disponibile
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An overview of Dawit L. Petros's expansive suite of works reflecting the lingering effects of colonial brutality and revealing the links between the contemporary resurgence of nationalism and a suppressed colonial past.
Anna Cuomo - Faire carrière dans le rap au Burkina Faso - Une anthropologie politique de la musique
2022
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society
A political anthropology of music that is resolutely critical, reflective and accessible, based on a study of the world of Burkinabe rap.
Roger Ballen - Boyhood
2022
English edition
Damiani - Photography
60.00 50.00 €
An expanded edition of Ballen’s debut photobook—a charming homage to the spirit of boyhood around the world.
Dieu va ouvrir la mer - Christianismes Africains au Maroc
2022
French edition
Kulte Editions
An experience of observation of contemporary African migratory approaches and new theological movements of Christianity on the continent and in particular in Morocco, through texts of researchers but also various testimonies and documents.
Felwine Sarr - كيف نسكن العالم - رسالة في سياسة العلاقات فالوين صار
2022
Arabic edition
Kulte Editions
An essay on relational politics (the Arabic edition of Felwine Sarr's book).
Lerato Shadi -
2022
trilingual edition (English / German / Setswana)
Archive Books
First monograph devoted to the postcolonial feminist approach of the Berlin-based South African artist.
Jean-Loup Amselle - L\'art de la friche - Essai sur l\'art contemporain africain
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An anthropologist's view of contemporary African creation.
Inter - Performance et art actuel en Afrique – Le cas du Cameroun, de la RDC et de la Tunisie
2022
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
Contemporary art and performative practices in Africa.
Jean-Loup Amselle - L\'art de la friche - Essai sur l\'art contemporain africain
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An anthropologist's view of contemporary African creation.
Jackie Karuti -
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph of the Kenyan artist.
Ramsès Younan - The Share of Sand
2022
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan (1913-1966), a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
N. V. Parekh - I Am Sparkling - N.V. Parekh and His Portrait Studio Clients
2022
English edition
Damiani - Photography
54.00 45.00 €
A previously unseen trove of Kenyan studio portraits, expressing a photographer's vision and a city's lively identity.
Jalil Bennani - Des Djinns à la psychanalyse - Nouvelle approche des pratiques traditionnelles et contemporaines
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - History, theory & criticism / essays
A new approach to psychological suffering, integrating non-Western knowledge with that of psychiatry and psychoanalysis, in order to rethink the cultural and linguistic heritages and crossings that constitute a plural universal.
Momentography of a failure - Addis Ababa
2021
English edition
Archive Books
Momentography of a failurebrings essays, timelines, film, photography, and a series of conversations together to deal with Ethiopia's controversial urbanisation and the transformative space of the city.
Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze - How To Be Enough
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Drawing as a sculptural medium.
Yana Wernicke - Zenker
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A photographic project about the history and repercussions of the life of German botanist and gardener Georg August Zenker.
Michele Sibiloni - Nsenene
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Michele Sibiloni photographs the harvest of bush crickets in Uganda, between local traditions and questions about a global future.
The Faculty of Sensing - Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An artistic and scholarly inquiry into the  work of Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1700–after 1753), an outstanding philosopher of the early eighteenth-century Enlightenment, the first African to earn a doctorate in a European university.
Bert Flint - Afro-Berber Planet - The Trans-Saharan arts at the Tiskiwin Museum, from Marrakech to Timbuktu
2021
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - Planète afro-berbère - Les arts transsahariens au musée Tiskiwin, de Marrakech à Tombouctou
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
(last copies available!)
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - الكوكب الأفرو-بربري - الفنون العابرة للصحراء في متحف تيسكوينمن مراكش إلى تومبوكتو
2021
Arabic edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Ramsès Younan - La Part du sable
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan, a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung - The Delusions of Care
2021
English edition
Archive Books
currently out of stock
The misappropriated notion of care and the paths for its rehabilitation.
Art contemporain africain - Histoire(s) d\'une notion par celles et ceux qui l\'ont faite
2021
French edition
JRP|Editions - Lectures Maison Rouge
A polyphonic genealogy of the concept of contemporary African art.
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