Edition Patrick Frey

Active since 1986, Edition Patrick Frey focuses on unique projects and produces books in small print runs. The purpose of Edition Patrick Frey is to provide particularly young artists, mainly Swiss but also international, an opportunity and a platform with a first publication, but EPF has also been engaged in long-term collaborations with several artists such as Walter Pfeiffer, Peter Fischli & David Weiss, and Andreas Züst. With an output of up to 20 books per year, the publisher focuses mainly on photography, art and projects dealing with everyday and popular culture.
 
Mihai Barabancea - Falling on Blades
2020
English edition
forthcoming
Photographer Mihai Barabancea portrays the underworld of post-Soviet Romania and Moldova: a set of subjects and scenes revealing the crude reality of the streets, zeroing in on moments of ruthless rawness and keen poignancy.
Nicolas Frey - Monsters in Suits
2020
no text
forthcoming
A series of blue ballpoint pen drawings capturing capitalist executives and far-right leaders as grotesque monsters in suits.
Pierre Leguillon - The Museum of Mistakes
2020
English edition
forthcoming
First monograph dedicated to Pierre Leguillon's Museum of Mistakes: a traveling exhibition gathering a collection of mass culture artifacts and craft objects, questioning with humor and subversivity the mechanisms of today's visual culture.
Sahli Hansjörg - Rhonegletscher
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
forthcoming
A series of photographs of the Rhône Glacier in Switzerland, taken between the summers of 2014 and 2017. Each year during this season, the authorities cover the glacier with blankets to fight melting ice.
Mike Hentz - Works 7
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
forthcoming
A very special overview of the work of a new media art pioneer: snapshots from all over the world, paintings, collages, graphic and ornamental works, and various artifacts from the artist's collections, which include everything from old magazines to fabric patterns.
Ausbruch & Rausch - Frauen Kunst Punk 1975–1980
2020
German edition
forthcoming
A retrospective.
Mine Dal - Everybody\'s Atatürk
2020
bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
forthcoming
A photographic journey in contemporary Turkey, looking for traces of the protean presence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic.
 Manon - Feathers
2020
English edition
forthcoming
Feathers presents a collection of notes written by the Swiss artist during the conception of an aborted documentary in 2005. Taking the shape of a diary, it offers a unique gateway into Manon's daily life, interweaving memories and reflections on her artistic practice.
Christian Marclay - Index
2020
English edition
forthcoming
This publication brings together the source material that has informed Marclay's visual practice over the past few years. It gathers nearly 300 black & white xeroxes of found image collages compiled with the help of graphic designer Laurent Benner.
Alfio Tommasini - Via Lactea
2020
English edition
forthcoming
Agricultural landscapes and portraits of the Swiss Alps: a visual study of the relationship between humans, animals and topography in the context of a rapidly changing agriculture and dairy industry.
Andreas Züst - Pursuit of Wonders
2020
English edition
forthcoming
From 1970s to his death in 2000, scientist, artist and art collector Andreas Züst spent time in Greenland, photographing ice in its most diverse forms. This publication gathers a selection from this extensive collection, alongside contextual essays.
Cary Loren - Polaroids
2020
English edition
forthcoming
This artist's book by the American artist, musician (Destroy All Monsters), writer and bookseller intertwines Polaroids of 1970s Detroit with photographs of painterly collages made of TV stills and print ephemera combining Christian iconography, Classical Hollywood cinema, pop and b-movie culture.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
forthcoming
A collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
Holger Trülzsch - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2020
English edition
forthcoming
Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
 Veli & Amos - This is not a commercial - Billboard/Billding
2020
English edition
forthcoming
Artists' book.
Charlie Engman - MOM
2020
English edition
First monograph by Charlie Engman, the rising star of fashion photography: a vast series of pictures (500 images) of his mother, made over the course of more than a decade. With texts by Rachel Cusk and Miranda July.
 Huber.Huber - Widersprüchliche Bewegungsreize / Contradictory Motion Cues
2020
trilingual edition (English / German / Spanish)
A new artist's book that goes far beyond the mere reproduction of photographs and masterfully reflects huber.huber's artistic practices in the special medium of the book.
Beni Bischof - Texte 4
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Another pictureless, pocket-size book by Beni Bischof in his series. It is Bischof's personal presentation of his rich collection of catchy headlines and slogans, absurd comments and off-the-wall remarks. His text archives are a trove of inspiration for his pictures and titles.
Roger Eberhard - Human Territoriality
2020
English edition
A collection of photographs of former border regions around the globe and down through the course of human history.
Mimi von Moos - Die Verwandte - Aus dem fotografischen Nachlass der Anne-Marie von Wolff
2020
German edition
This publication brings together a selection of family photos taken between the 1930s and 1950s by amateur photographer Anne-Marie von Wolff. A fascinating, powerful work, brought to light by her great-grandniece, artist Mimi von Moos.
Olivier Suter - Children
2019
English edition
A collection of photographs of children who grew up to become famous in a variety of fields, from literature to arts, sports, politics, and even crime. A photographic “Guess Who” of the 20th century in the making.
Thomas Krempke - The Whispering of Things
2019
English edition
Thomas Krempke's photographic diary.
Philippe Dudouit - The Dynamics of Dust
2019
French edition
(last copies available!)
A long-term photographic study on the sociopolitical evolution of the Sahelo-Saharan region since 2008.
Philippe Dudouit - The Dynamics of Dust
2019
English edition
A long-term photographic study on the sociopolitical evolution of the Sahelo-Saharan region since 2008.
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