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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Where are the tiny revolts? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 1)
2020
English edition
forthcoming
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?”
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2020
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).
Ronny Delrue - Correspondances #1
2020
English edition
forthcoming
A selection of drawings from the Belgian artist's extensive corpus.
Polys Peslikas - Umm Kulthum faints on stage - The Cyprus Pavilion
2020
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.
 Elom 20ce, Musquiqui Chihying & Gregor Kasper - The Currency  (vinyl LP)
2020
forthcoming
A collaboration between artists Musquiqui Chihying (Taipei, Taiwan/Berlin) and Gregor Kasper (Berlin) together with rapper Elom 20ce (Lomé, Togo).
Luis Camnitzer - E-flux journal - One Number Is Worth One Word
2020
English edition
forthcoming
This collection of texts—with many unpublished—spans over half a century of the conceptual artist's radical engagement with art education and its institutions.
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice - The General\'s Stork
2020
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.
Johanne Løgstrup - The Contemporary Condition - Co-existence of Times – A conversation with John Akomfrah
2020
English edition
forthcoming
In the form of a conversation with filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah, this book sets out to explore how his work with montage can be understood to articulate contemporaneity in sensuous ways.
Climate Engineering
2020
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
2020
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
2020
English edition
forthcoming
Microbial oceanography as a means to better understand the conditions of life (and survival) in the Anthropocene era.
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2020
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).
The Wild Book of Inventions
2020
English edition
Twenty authors and artists reinvent our relationship to nature.
Institution as Praxis - New Curatorial Directions for Collaborative Research
2020
English edition
An overview of how creative practices are modifying the ways we think about both knowledge production and research in the cultural sector and in academia.
Futurity Report - Counter-Histories Vol. 1
2020
English edition
Theorists, historians, and artists address the precarious futurity of the notion of the future itself.
Bordered Lives - Immigration Detention Archive
2020
English edition
Drawing on original documents, photographs and detainee artwork, this book offers a unique insight into the experience of immigration detention in the UK.
Tom Holert - Knowledge Beside Itself - Contemporary Art\'s Epistemic Politics
2020
English edition
A study on the role of research and knowledge production in today's contemporary art, and the growing relevance of art as conduit of knowledge.
Annette Kelm - Tomato Target
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
A comprehensive look at the unique artistic work of German photographer Annette Kelm and the visual idiom she has developed over the course of her career.
The New Model - An Inquiry
2020
English edition
This catalogue stems from an exhibition program which investigated the heritage of the 1968 project The Model, for which Stockholm's Moderna Museet was transformed into an adventure playground for children.
Roee Rosen - Desire and Dust
2020
English edition
In this book, the animation of commodity objects magically ties together erotic frolics and political horrors: from a DC07 vacuum cleaner to a detention center for refugees, from little irons, socks and sweaters, to the particulars of post-Soviet power, and Vladimir Putin.
Red Love – A Reader on Alexandra Kollontai - Kollantai – A Play by Agneta Pleijel
2020
English edition
This reader revisits the formidable legacy of Russian revolutionary,  feminist, political refugee and diplomat Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952) in light of current feminist struggles. Includes the first English translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish writer Agneta Pleijel.
Creativity Exercises - Emancipatory Pedagogies in Art and Beyond
2020
English edition
The book contextualizes the Creativity Exercises—an amateur art course led by neo-avant-garde artists Miklós Erdély and Dóra Maurer in Budapest from 1975 to 1977—within the postwar intellectual networks that connected artists, architects, educators, sociologists and other socially engaged professionals.
Martin Herbert - Unfold This Moment - The Art of Carol Bove
2020
English edition
An exploration of the work of sculpture and conceptual artist Carol Bove, by art critic Martin Herbert.
Joyce Campbell - On the Last Afternoon - Disrupted Ecologies and the Work of Joyce Campbell
2020
English edition
Monographic catalogue examining the forcefield of relations artist Joyce Campbell has activated between photography, philosophy, ecology, material history, science fiction, and the care and reading of sacred and symbolic landscapes, over the course of her near three-decade career.
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