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.
 
Berlin / London
 
855 titles
Series:
 
Alexandra Midal - The Murder Factory - Life and Work of H. H. Holmes, First American Serial Killer
2023
English edition
forthcoming
The simultaneous emergence of the serial killer and the assembly line as expressions of the rationality of modern production methods.
Film X Autochthonous Struggles Today
2023
English edition
forthcoming
First global exploration of contemporary forms of filmmaking from political and cultural self-determination movements of Autochthonous communities and peoples.
White West - The Afterlife of Fascism
2023
English edition
forthcoming
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Is Now the Time for Joyous Rage? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 4)
2023
English edition
forthcoming
The fourth volume of the Wattis Institute's annual reader, on the themes found in the work of Lorraine O'Grady: Black female subjectivity, intersectional feminism, institutional critique, music, and translation.
T. J. Demos - Radical Futurisms - Ecologies of Collapse / Chronopolitics / Justice to Come
2023
English edition
forthcoming
What comes after end-of-world narratives: visions of just futurity and multispecies flourishing.
Kathrin Böhm - Art on the Scale of Life
2023
English edition
forthcoming
A comprehensive overview of artist Kathrin Böhm's multifaceted, deeply collaborative, and durational practice and networks.
Marc Camille Chaimowicz - Writings and Interviews
2023
English edition
forthcoming
The collected writings of artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz, along with the stories behind them told by Alexis Vaillant.
 Dexter Sinister - YKSIHW KCALB
2023
English edition
forthcoming
The 15-year history of the production of a "German scotch" Black Whisky, made by Dexter Sinister together with Stahlemühle, a distillery set up by ex-publisher Christoph Keller.
Vibeke Mascini - Silent Whale Letters - A Long-Distance Correspondence, on All Frequencies
2023
English edition
forthcoming
A long-distance correspondence reflecting on the infravoice of a blue whale and other so-called “silent” subjects.
Dan Graham - Some Rockin\' - Old and Recent Dan Graham Interviews
2023
English edition
forthcoming
A collection of Dan Graham's interviews and conversations with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds and disciplines.
Spyros Papapetros - Critical Spatial Practice - Pre/Architecture
2023
English edition
forthcoming
How a pre-architectural world became a central object of study by architectural historians and architects in the aftermath of world historical events.
Isabelle Graw - On the Benefits of Friendship
2023
English edition
forthcoming
Isabelle Graw reflects on the purposes and struggles of friendship in competitive social milieus.
Aria Dean - Bad Infinity - Selected Writings
2023
English edition
forthcoming
The most significant critical, theoretical, and art historical texts by the artist, writer, and filmmaker Aria Dean.
Microbiopolitics of Milk
2023
English edition
forthcoming
Milk as a bio-cultural substance (texts by Heather Paxson, Esther Leslie & Melanie Jackson, Harry G. West, Vinciane Despret, Chris Fite-Wassilak and Richie Nimmo).
Swamps and the New Imagination - On the Future of Cohabitation in Art, Architecture and Philosophy
2023
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.
Ramon Amaro - The Black Technical Object - On Machine Learning and the Aspiration of Black Being
2023
English edition
forthcoming
A contemplation on the abstruse nature of machine learning, mathematics, and the deep incursion of racial hierarchy.
Brian Dillon - In Pieces - Writings on Art, Etc.
2023
English edition
forthcoming
A collection of critical, polemic, and personal essays composed in the past decade.
Sven Lütticken - Objections - Forms of Abstraction, Volume 1
2023
English edition
forthcoming
Forms of Abstraction engages with abstraction not as a formal option in art, or as an airy theoretical speculation, but as an operational force that has redesigned our world, and continues to do so.
Nadia Belerique - Body In Trouble
2023
English edition
forthcoming
A poetics of perception, between sculpture, architectural installations and photography.
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2023
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).
Nida Sinnokrot - Palestine Is Not a Garden
2023
English edition
forthcoming
Through Sinnokrot's agriculture research platform Sakiya, and other ongoing projects that span moving image, sculpture, and socially-engaged practice, Palestine Is Not a Garden examines the potential to develop counter-strategies that effectively decolonial the social, political, economic, and narrative structures that goven relationships to nature in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
E-flux journal - Navigation Beyond Vision
2023
English edition
forthcoming
Navigation and montage in Harun Farocki's work.
E-flux journal - Wonderflux – A Decade of e-flux Journal
2023
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.
Climate Engineering
2023
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
2023
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.
Mathilde Supe - Keren Cytter Does Not Like to Share - A one-sided account by Mathilde Supe
2023
English edition
forthcoming
The adventures of a French art student as she visits New York to work as an assistant for an established artist.
And if I devoted my life to one of its feathers? - Aesthetic Responses to Extraction, Accumulation, and Dispossession
2023
English edition
An exploration of the realities of environmental and social catastrophe through art practices.
Roee Rosen - Kafka for Kids
2023
bilingual edition (English / German)
Publication based on Roee Rosen's film Kafka for Kids, a cross-generic film combining a fiction drama with a documentary and a musical. The law as a central motif in Kafka's writings, and the fact that the film, supposedly, addresses children, lead to an exposition of the complex and troubling ways in which childhood is legally defined in the Palestinian occupied territories.
Sibyl\'s Mouths
2023
English edition
Sibyl's Mouths is the most recent in a series of publications by Pure Fiction, a writing and performance group with shifting members active since 2011.
Metalworks - Designing and making
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
This book uses the production of some twenty international creators to discuss methods of transforming metal in contemporary design.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
Viktor Misiano - Curator without a System - Viktor Misiano: Selected Writing
2022
English edition
Curator without a System brings together, for the first time in English, a rich variety of essays by the curator Viktor Misiano written between 1988 and 2005.
Peter Fend - Africa-Arctic Flyway - Physiocratic States
2022
English edition
The use of art and architecture to develop practical solutions to economic and ecological crises.
Omar Kholeif - Sonia Balassanian
2022
English edition
A deeply personal portrait of Iranian Armenian American artist Sonia Balassanian.
Solitary
2022
bilingual edition (English / Korean)
A South Korean wellness center designed as a mock-prison: a project initiated by artist Tyler Coburn on sensory deprivation, monastic life, the wellness industry, the prison-industrial complex, and the history of solitude.
Artistic Ecologies - New Compasses and Tools
2022
English edition
Avenues for engaged pedagogies, collective learning, and artistic ecologies that can engender new institutionalities.
Ina Blom - Houses To Die In and Other Essays on Art
2022
English edition
Art critical essays focusing on artworks that, in various ways, convey a sense of unheroic "trouble."
What happens between the knots? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 3)
2022
English edition
The third volume of the Wattis Institute's annual reader is informed by themes found in the work of Cecilia Vicuña, including ecofeminism, indigenous forms of knowledge, poetry and politics, dissolution and extinction, exile, dematerialization, regeneration, and environmental responsibility.
Curating beyond the Mainstream - The Practices of Carlos Capelán, Elisabet Haglund, Gunilla Lundahl, and Jan-Erik Lundström
2022
English edition
Through four case studies, Curating beyond the Mainstream researches decolonial and other non-hegemonic approaches to the profession of curating in Sweden from the 1960s to the early 2000s.
Assuming Asymmetries - Conversations on Curating Public Art in the 1980s and 1990s
2022
English edition
Through conversations with curators and participating artists, this book revisits some of the most groundbreaking yet under-researched European and US public art exhibitions of the 1980s and 1990s.
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2022
English edition
An analysis of the relations created by the curatorial—relations that also constitute it.
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Music, sound, memory and perception in Latifa Echakhch's practice and work.
Elizabeth A. Povinelli - E-flux journal - Routes/Worlds
2022
English edition
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.
EP Vol. 3 - Post-Craft
2022
English edition
The new meaning of craft.
Zdenka Badovinac - Unannounced Voices - Curatorial Practice and Changing Institutions
2022
English edition
Alternative forms of curatorial and institutional work suitable to our novel conditions, when the relationship between physical and online work must be revised.
Jacob Lund - The Changing Constitution of the Present - Essays on the Work of Art in Times of Contemporaneity
2022
English edition
How our experience of presence, time, and history are articulated in contemporary artistic practices.
From the Pot to the Earth at Rochester Square - A composition of artworks, dinners, words and people
2022
English edition
How urban spaces are finding new life through communities of gardeners, cooks, ceramicists, and creatives.
Between the Material and the Possible - Infrastructural Re-examination and Speculation in Art
2022
English edition
From "institutional critique" to "infrastructural critique" .
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2022
English edition
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).
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