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Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2025
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Eleven years after the publication of the first volume of Feminine Futures in 2011, this sequel explores the dance history of abstraction in the feminine, during the first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Ari Marcopoulos - Never Done
2024
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A massive anthology of photographs made by Ari Marcopoulos between 2009 and 2018, featuring an introduction text by the artist as well as an essay by art critic, curator, and New York figure Bob Nickas..
Yaël Kreplak - Les réserves des musées - Écologies des collections
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
Using an interdisciplinary approach inspired by science and technology studies, and combining museological and sociological perspectives, this groundbreaking study of museum storerooms sheds new light on the world of art and cultural heritage conservation.
Giovanna Silva - Saudiscapes
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
forthcoming
The trip to Saudi Arabia by photographer Giovanna Silva and curator Emilia Giorgi.
What to Let Go?
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
What gets counted within the category of heritage, and who gets to do the counting?
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.
Takashi Homma - Tokyo Olympia
2023
no text
Nieves
(last copies available!)
A large-format board-book sequel to Homma's seminal photobook Tokyo Suburbia.
Giovanna Silva - Napoli
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
A photographic exploration of the architecture, history and people of Naples at the time of the fervent Scudetto celebrations.
The Stonewall Nation
2023
English edition
Torpedo
currently out of stock
Edited by artist Sille Storihl, The Stonewall Nation engages the archival remains of a gay colony that a group of gay men wanted to establish in Alpine County in Northern California in the early 1970s.
Peter Piller - Spekulationen (III) - Begleiter
2023
no text
Nieves
The third volume of the artist's book series dedicated to prehistoric cave painting mostly features photographs taken in everyday life and on trips, as well as found illustrations from scientific publications in various disciplines.
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.
Pablo Pijnappel - Cinemas (vinyl LP)
2023
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The recording of a literary interpretation of a performance by the artist Pablo Pijnappel.
Giovanna Silva - Black Coffee No Sugar - Genoa
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
A photographic journey through the city of Genoa, exploring the past of historic buildings, the contemporaneity of the first modern museums, and Franco Albini's interiors.
Peter Piller - Spekulationen (I) - Unbestimmte Linien
2023
no text
Nieves
The subject of this and the following books in the Spekulationen series is Peter Piller's approach to Stone Age art and its presence in his daily life. This volume presents four hundred and nine photographs found in publications on prehistoric art.
Peter Piller - Spekulationen (II) - Zahlreiche Übergangsformen
2023
no text
Nieves
The second volume of the artist's book series dedicated to Peter Piller's field of research of prehistoric cave painting features Piller's own drawings.
Rä di Martino - Carmelo Bene - Là dove muore, canta
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Carmelo Bene. Là dove muore, canta is the work of the artist Rä di Martino and she comes to terms with the memory of Carmelo Bene (1937–2002), through his archive materials.
Archives on Show - Revoicing, Shapeshifting, Displacing – A Curatorial Glossary
2023
English edition
Archive Books
currently out of stock
Archives on Show brings the potential of reformulating the social and political relevance of archives by curatorial means into focus.
Awkward Archives - Ethnographic Drafts for a Modular Curriculum
2023
English edition
Archive Books
currently out of stock
A manual for academic teaching and learning contexts.
Liliana Gómez - Archive Matter - A Camera in the Laboratory of the Modern
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
A journey through the United Fruit Company's photo archive and its documentation of corporate expansion into the Caribbean.
 The London Sound Survey - From Dusk Till Dawn (CD)
2023
Persistence of Sound
The posthumous album of naturalist field recordings from The London Sound Survey: a sound-journey through the dark in East Anglia, roaming across the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk to places whose sounds have a precarious existence outside the crowded realities of modern everyday life.
Jess Atieno - Of Ghostly Silences and Constant Yearnings
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cécile Fakhoury
30.00 25.00 €
First monograph of the Kenyan artist.
Archivio - The Sixties Issue
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
The archives of the 1960s.
Trading Zones - Camera Work in Artistic and Ethnographic Research
2022
English edition
Archive Books
currently out of stock
This book introduces camera-based practices at the intersections of artistic and ethnographic research that critically examine the means of their own production and social embeddedness.
Laurence Bonvin - شالي (Shali)
2022
no text
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
A series of images in deep blacks of an abandoned fortress near Siwa in Egypt, whose stone and salt walls have been eroded by rainwater, transforming this city into a mineral and sculptural monument.
Éric Baudelaire - Make, Do, With - Films and exhbitions, 2011-2022
2022
English edition
Paraguay Press - Monographs and catalogs
A new monograph devoted to Éric Baudelaire's work and collaborative method, tracing the connection between his films and his curatorial projects.
Éric Baudelaire - Faire Avec - Films et expositions, 2011-2022
2022
French edition
Paraguay Press - Monographs and catalogs
A new monograph devoted to Éric Baudelaire's work and collaborative method, tracing the connection between his films and his curatorial projects.
Giovanna Silva - Description of San Marco by Michel Butor Redescribed by Giovanna Silva
2022
English edition
Bruno
Six decades after the publication of Michel Butor's Description of San Marco, artist photographer Giovanna Silva cast her eye to the iconic Venetian square and its surrounds, at once populated by signs of contemporary life, but also astonishingly unchanged.
Travailler, lutter, diffuser - Archives militantes du Centre Grisélidis Réal de documentation internationale sur la prostitution, Genève
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
(last copies available!)
The first publication on the archive created by the Swiss writer, painter, activist and prostitute Grisélidis Réal (1929-2005) since the 1970s, containing more than 10,000 documents that trace the international mobilizations for the rights of sex workers and their struggles against exclusion and stigmatization.
Archivio - The Seventies Issue
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
The archives of the 1970s.
Artur Żmijewski - Singing Lesson (CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
currently out of stock
A musical project that investigates the perception of the otherness of the world of the crippled and their right to their own self-expression.
Jean Painlevé - Feet in the Water
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, the first major retrospective in France on the filmmaker and biologist specializing in underwater fauna Jean Painlevé (1902-1989), considered one of the founding fathers of scientific cinema and a source of inspiration for the avant-gardes and the surrealist movement.
Archivio - UCSC Centenary Edition
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
Special issue dedicated to the last one hundred years through the archives of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
Salomé Lamas - Gaia (book + vinyl LP)
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A multi-format (a vinyl record, a publication and an installation) and multidisciplinary project with an approach between science, technology and the arts, in dialogue with contemporary thinkers. The vinyl LP gathers a set of sound pieces made by twelve musicians with whom Lamas collaborated.
Architectures of Memory
2022
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
The complex architectures of the new “memory palaces”, from libraries, archives and museums to the IT structures, databases and server farms that feed the flow of data on the network.
Peter Piller - Materialien (J) - Peripheriewanderungen Bremen
2022
no text
Nieves
Peter Piller's peripheral excursions around Bremen.
Jean-Luc Bouvret - Mémoires de pierre - Etats-Unis / Brésil / Chine (DVD)
2022
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A collection of three films on rock art, in America, Brazil, and China, proposed by Jean-Luc Bouvret.
Giovanna Silva - City, I Listen to Your Heart - Milan
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Giovanna Silva paints a sinuous, compulsive, dizzying and poetic portrait of the city of Milan through several hundred series of detailed photographs of modern and contemporary building facades.
Andrew Pekler - Palimpsests (vinyl LP)
2021
Shelter Press - Records
Built from deconstructed layers of texture, tone, and arrhythmic percussiveness, Andrew Pekler & Giuseppe Ielasi's 'Palimpsests' distills 6 years of work into 9 splintered, airy reimaginings of minimalism—each surprising, creatively rigorous, and startlingly beautiful—that rest at the outer reaches of contemporary electroacoustic practice and musique concrète.
Ana Lupas - Drawing The Solemn Process
2021
English edition
various
The first monograph of the Romanian avant-garde artist, focusing on the "preliminary drawings" for the work "The Solemn Process" (1964–2008).
Francesco Bertocco - Historia
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An investigation into the history of Chilean medicine, by the Italian artist and filmmaker.
Stefano Graziani - Documents on Raphael
2021
English edition with Italian booklet
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Documents on Raphael is not only a rediscovery project carried out on the five hundredth anniversary of Raphael's death, but above all an operation of re-visioning.
Denise Bertschi - State Fiction - The Gaze of the Swiss Neutral Mission in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
CPG (Centre de la photographie Genève)
currently out of stock
The artist Denise Bertschi highlights the little-known Swiss presence between the two Koreas in the aftermath of the war in 1953, and questions the supposed neutrality of the country.
Wolfgang Scheppe - Taxonomy of The Barricade - Image Acts of Political Authority in Paris, May 1968
2021
English edition
Nero
An iconographic taxonomy—researched, conceived, and ideated by Wolfgang Scheppe, also author of the book's final essay—that traces the state and police visual control through almost 500 images from the May 1968 police archives in Paris.
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.
Carlos Casas - MMXX-19 - 1883 (Sound Model I) (vinyl EP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
An uncanny electroacoustic composition that incorporates field recordings, synthesis, and acoustic sources, among Carlos Casas's most ambitious and accomplished musical endeavors to date.
Archivio - The Eighties Issue
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
currently out of stock
The archives of the 1980s: 23 archives involved, 106 archival documents found, 6 original interviews, 1 horoscope from Gilardi's Phototeca in a poster size.
Giovanna Silva - Islamabad Today
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A photographic journey through the architecture and history of the capital of Pakistan, built ex nihilo from 1961 to the mid 1970s.
Andrew Pekler - Tristes Tropiques (vinyl LP)
2021
Faitiche
An album of “synthetic exotica & pseudo-ethnographic music”.
Hadrien Viraben - Le savant et le profane - Documents et monuments de l\'impressionnisme (1900-1939)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A historiography of impressionism: a historical and critical study of the writing of impressionist history as a documentary (de)monstration.
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