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
 
817 titles
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Brian Dillon - In Pieces - Writings on Art, Etc.
2022
English edition
forthcoming
A collection of critical, polemic, and personal essays composed in the past decade.
Ramon Amaro - The Black Technical Object - On Machine Learning and the Aspiration of Black Being
2022
English edition
forthcoming
A contemplation on the abstruse nature of machine learning, mathematics, and the deep incursion of racial hierarchy.
Diamela Eltit - Custody of the Eyes
2022
English edition
forthcoming
A novel.
Valerie Solanas - Up Your Ass
2022
English edition
forthcoming
Valerie Solanas's rarely published, legendary play, Up Your Ass, explodes social and sexual mores and the hypocritical, patriarchal culture that produces them through her signature irreverence and wit, incisiveness and camp.
White West - The Afterlife of Fascism
2022
English edition
forthcoming
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Swamps and the New Imagination - On the Future of Cohabitation in Art, Architecture and Philosophy
2022
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.
Intersubjectivity - Vol. 3 – Relative Intimacies
2022
English edition
forthcoming
Technology, intimacy and alternative intersubjectivities.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2022
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).
Sven Lütticken - Objections - Forms of Abstraction, Volume 1
2022
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.
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2022
English edition
forthcoming
An analysis of the relations created by the curatorial—relations that also constitute it.
Zach Blas - Unknown Ideals
2022
English edition
forthcoming
An inquiry into Zach Blas's singular practice through a series of newly commissioned essays, an interview and writings by the artist himself, expanding on the technological, queer, filmic, and cultural inquiries that comprise the rich world of Blas's practice, exemplary among his generation of digital artists.
Shona Illingworth - Topologies of Air
2022
English edition
forthcoming
How research-led practices in the arts can develop legal frameworks for understanding the future of digital technologies and their relationship to airspace.
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2022
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
2022
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 - Wonderflux – A Decade of e-flux Journal
2022
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.
E-flux journal - Navigation Beyond Vision
2022
English edition
forthcoming
Navigation and montage in Harun Farocki's work.
Elizabeth A. Povinelli - E-flux journal - Routes & Worlds
2022
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.
Climate Engineering
2022
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
2022
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.
EP Vol. 3 - Post-Craft
2022
English edition
forthcoming
The new meaning of craft.
Gregor Schneider -
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
forthcoming
Art historian Raimund Stecker looks back at the ever-changing work of German artist Gregor Schneider, who has been transforming his own domestic world since his youth.
Between the Material and the Possible - Infrastructural Re-examination and Speculation in Art
2022
English edition
forthcoming
From "institutional critique" to "infrastructural critique" .
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
forthcoming
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.
Terry Smith - Curating the Complex & The Open Strike
2022
English edition
A visionary analysis of what Terry Smith identifies as the "visual arts exhibitionary complex."
Training for the Future - Handbook
2022
Training for the Future is a training camp where audiences are turned into trainees to "pre-enact" alternative scenarios and reclaim the means of production of the future. This handbook gathers training manuals, interviews, and documentation of the various training camps that took place from 2018 to 2021.
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