Sternberg Press

Sternberg Press is a Berlin-based publishing house of art and cultural criticism, creative nonfiction, and literary and experimental fiction. Founded by Caroline Schneider in New York in 1999, it aims to support both new and established writers and nourish lasting editorial relationships. The press is committed to publishing books with an interdisciplinary focus on contemporary visual culture and related critical discourse.
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White West - The Afterlife of Fascism
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Tell it to the Stones - Encounters with the films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Artists, scholars, filmmakers, and writers revisit the films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub.
Swamps and the New Imagination - On the Future of Cohabitation in Art, Architecture and Philosophy
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An exploration of the "swampy" zone between the human and the other forms of life that make up his ecosystem and his environment, at the intersection of art, architecture and philosophy, in the perspective of a posthumanist ecology.
Brian Dillon - In Pieces - Writings on Art, Etc.
2021
English edition
forthcoming
A collection of critical, polemic, and personal essays composed in the past decade.
Graham Harman - Artful Objects - Graham Harman on Art and the Business of Speculative Realism
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Can objects be traumatized? How does the commercial value of an art object relate to its aesthetic qualities? How do objects interact? These are some of the questions addressed by Graham Harman, the originator of object-oriented philosophy and a central figure of the Speculative Realism school of thought in contemporary philosophy.
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An analysis of the relations created by the curatorial—relations that also constitute it.
Tensta Museum - Reports from New Sweden
2021
English edition
forthcoming
This publication documents and discusses Tensta konsthall's experimental multi-year project "Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden" that ran from 2013–18 in Tensta and beyond. By pretending to be a museum, the project created a richly contrasting patchwork stretching over six years, in which manifold interests and expressions together formed a narrative with tensions and conflicts erupting around questions like "what history and heritage?," "to whom do they belong?" and "what about the present?"
E-flux journal - Navigation Beyond Vision
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Navigation and montage in Harun Farocki's work.
 Goldin+Senneby - Economic Ekphrasis - Goldin+Senneby and Art for Business Education
2021
English edition
forthcoming
What happens when social scientists write about artworks? How does it affect the academic environment of a business school and how does it change the perception of art? Can it be used as a novel scientific method in the business studies?
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2021
English edition
forthcoming
This first comprehensive survey of Joseph Kosuth's work with public media centers on his pioneering project The Second Investigation (1968–74).
Josephine Meckseper -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
forthcoming
New monograph / catalogue.
Polys Peslikas - Umm Kulthum faints on stage - The Cyprus Pavilion
2021
English edition
forthcoming
This catalogue brings together a series of contributions taking as inspiration Polys Peslikas's painting at the Cyprus Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, in 2017.
E-flux journal - Wonderflux – A Decade of e-flux Journal
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Wonderflux brings together a group of longtime contributors with graphic artists to collaborate on illustrated essays and develop a new pictorial language around some of the emergent consistencies and overarching issues that defined the first decade of e-flux journal.
Elizabeth A. Povinelli - E-flux journal - Routes & Worlds
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Elizabeth Povinelli's anthropology of the otherwise locates itself within forms of life that run counter to dominant modes of being under late settler liberalism. In these essays, she considers the emergence of new worlds and the extinguishment of old ones, seeking to develop a social imaginary that can sustain radical potentiality without turning a blind eye to our deep interdependence.
Mark Wigley - Konrad Wachsmann\'s Television - Post-architectural Transmissions
2021
English edition
forthcoming
In this provocative intellectual biography, architectural historian Mark Wigley makes the surprising claim that the thinking behind modernist architect Konrad Wachsmann's legendary projects was dominated by the idea of television.
Isabelle Graw - Three Cases of Value Reflection - Ponge, Whitten, Banksy
2021
English edition
forthcoming
In response to recent discussions about the value assigned to artworks, art critic and theorist Isabelle Graw introduces the term "value reflection", focusing on the artistic production of three individuals—Francis Ponge, Jack Whitten and Banksy.
EP Vol. 3 - Post-Craft
2021
English edition
forthcoming
The new meaning of craft.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the Antipolitical series).
Elisabeth Wild - Fantasías
2021
English edition
forthcoming
This monograph showcases Elisabeth Wild's kaleidoscopic and vibrantly colored collages titled Fantasías.
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice - The General\'s Stork
2021
English edition
forthcoming
The General's Stork explores historical accounts of biblical prophecies, colonial narratives, and the politics of technological warfare in the Middle East from a bird's eye view.
Climate Engineering
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An inventory of the controversies surrounding the issue of geoengineering, as a set of the large-scale intervention into the earth's natural systems attempting to counter the adverse effects of climate change.
Microbiome
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An update on the issues at stake in the study of the human microbiome (various bacteria, viruses and micro-organisms that compose the human body's ecosystem), shedding new light on the relationship between humankind and nature and the new micro-biopolitics we are now facing.
Oceanography
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Microbial oceanography as a means to better understand the conditions of life (and survival) in the Anthropocene era.
Where are the tiny revolts? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 1)
2020
English edition
A collection of reflections and literary and artistic contributions inspired by the themes at the heart of American writer Dodie Bellamy's work, and driven by the central question “What are we learning from artists today?”
Come Closer - The Biennale Reader
2020
English edition
Come Closer: The Biennale Reader, published on the occasion of the inaugural Prague biennale, considers the present via counter-hegemonic readings of the past. The book explores various perspectives of class, race, and gender differences in post-socialist states, past and present.
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