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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Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
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).
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.
EP Vol. 3 - Post-Craft
2021
English edition
forthcoming
The new meaning of craft.
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.
(W)archives
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Digital and data technologies are actively transforming the archives of contemporary warfare. Bringing together a range of scholarly perspectives and artistic practices, (W)archives investigates digital archiving as an integral technology of warfare and how artists respond to these changes.
Cybernetics of the Poor
2021
English edition
forthcoming
The relationship between art and cybernetics and their intersections in the past and present.
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.
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).
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.
Ilona Németh - Eastern Sugar
2021
English edition
forthcoming
This book takes as its starting point artist Ilona Németh's extensive research into the history of sugar production in Central Europe, from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century.
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2021
English edition
forthcoming
An analysis of the relations created by the curatorial—relations that also constitute it.
Jesse Ash - Avoidance – Avoidance
2021
English edition
forthcoming
The script for, and conversations around, artist Jesse Ash's multi-dimensional project built around a play about a bitter argument between two ex-lovers.
 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?
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 - 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.
E-flux journal - Navigation Beyond Vision
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Navigation and montage in Harun Farocki's work.
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.
Critical Spatial Practice - Don\'t Follow the Wind
2021
English edition
forthcoming
The twelfth volume of the Critical Spatial Practices series focuses on “Don't Follow the Wind,” the acclaimed collaborative project situated in the radioactive Fukushima exclusion zone.
Ayesha Hameed - Visual Cultures as Time Travel
2021
English edition
forthcoming
Visual Cultures as Time Travel proposes a notion of time travel in the aftermath of transatlantic slavery and in the moment of mass illegalized migration, of wildfires and floods, of lost and co-opted futures.
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.
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