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.
 
 Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs - FUTURE MEMORIES
2022
English edition
forthcoming
The first installment of FUTURE, an ongoing series of publications by Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, explores how our conceptions of the future have changed over the past few decades, how that affects our take on the present and our reactions to changes that lie ahead.
Andreas Dobler - St. Elsewhere
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
forthcoming
Artist's book.
Holger Trülzsch - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2021
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.
Cary Loren - Polaroids
2021
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.
Dan Mitchell - Posters Flyers
2021
English edition
forthcoming
The first book to bring together Dan Mitchell's complete posters and flyers.
Nicolas Frey - Monsters in Suits
2021
no text
forthcoming
A series of blue ballpoint pen drawings capturing capitalist executives and far-right leaders as grotesque monsters in suits.
Anna Stüdeli - Primal
2021
English edition
A series of over 1200 close-ups of advertising posters in Zürich photographed by Anna Stüdeli.
Yana Wernicke - Zenker
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
A photographic project about the history and repercussions of the life of German botanist and gardener Georg August Zenker.
Makoto Fujiwara - Stone and Makoto
2021
English edition
A sculptor's life: on the career and innovations of Makoto Fujiwara.
H. R. Giger - 5 – Poltergeist II - Drawings 1983-1985
2021
bilingual (English / German)
The facsimile edition of the visionary sketches and notes of the surrealist master for Brian Gibson's horror film Poltergeist II.
Michele Sibiloni - Nsenene
2021
English edition
Michele Sibiloni photographs the harvest of bush crickets in Uganda, between local traditions and questions about a global future.
Christian Lutz - Citizens
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Swiss photographer Christian Lutz documents right-wing populist people, movements and hot spots all over Europe.
 Manon - Feathers
2021
English edition
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
2021
English edition
This publication brings together the source material that has informed Marclay's visual practice over the past few years. It gathers nearly 600 black & white Xeroxes of found image collages compiled with the help of graphic designer Laurent Benner.
Jörg Binz - Zeichner, Maler
2021
German edition
This book is a moving tribute to Jörg Binz's work, a selection from a great many paintings, especially portraits, and from his secret sketchbooks. It contains startling, bizarre, sublime works interspersed with literary and biographical texts that engage in an ongoing conversation with the paintings.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Conceived as a children's book, Stories of Little and Big Blossoms is 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.
Mihai Barabancea - Falling on Blades
2020
English edition
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.
Mine Dal - Everybody\'s Atatürk
2020
bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
A photographic journey in contemporary Turkey, looking for traces of the protean presence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic, in more than 600 pages.
Alfio Tommasini - Via Lactea
2020
English edition
Agricultural landscapes and portraits of the Swiss Alps: a fascinating visual study of the relationship between humans, animals and topography in the context of a rapidly changing agriculture and dairy industry.
Pierre Leguillon - The Museum of Mistakes
2020
English edition
back in stock! (2nd edition). 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.
Andreas Züst - Pursuit of Wonders
2020
English edition
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.
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