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.
 
Matthias Uhlmann - Die Nudistenfilme des Schweizers Werner Kunz
2022
German edition
forthcoming
The naturist films of the Swiss director Werner Kunz (1926-2018), pioneer of sexual liberation in cinema.
Matthias Groebel - The Image-Sweep - Paintings 1989-2001
2022
English edition
forthcoming
Matthias Groebel's machine paintings from 1989 to 2001
Darius Koehli - Why Omaha?
2022
English edition
forthcoming
The album of breathtaking images of wrestling matches made in the US in the late 1960s by a little Swiss boy who will become a photographer.
Giuseppe Micciché - Cento Passi
2022
forthcoming
A photographic essay on the abandoned project of a suspension bridge between the Calabrian and Sicilian coasts and on the coastline of the Strait of Messina, documenting the transformation of suburban coastal areas and the daily life of the inhabitants.
Holger Trülzsch - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2022
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
2022
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
2022
English edition
forthcoming
The first book to bring together Dan Mitchell's complete posters and flyers.
 Pathé\'O -
2022
English edition
forthcoming
The extraordinary journey of the Ivorian-Burkinabé stylist Pathé'O, icon of African fashion.
Matthias Brunner - Magnificent Obsessions Saved My Life
2022
forthcoming
A life, between art and cinema.
 Pathé\'O -
2022
French edition
forthcoming
The extraordinary journey of the Ivorian-Burkinabé stylist Pathé'O, icon of African fashion.
Josef Herzog - Untitled, 1964-1998
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Luxurious retrospective monograph of the Swiss painter (1939-1998): 250 works on paper (ink, pencil, pen and watercolor drawings) covering more than three decades of exploration of the graphic potential of the line.
Klodin Erb - Orlando
2022
German edition
Lush monograph dedicated to the series "Orlando" inspired by Virginia Woolf's novel: more than 200 portraits in which the Swiss painter explores gender roles and identity as well a her own identity as an artist, and the temporality of art history.
 Trix + Robert Haussmann - A Life with Art and Artists / Ein Leben mit Kunst und Künstler:innen
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
A portrait of the Swiss architect-designer couple that reveals their intimate universe and their relationship to art.
 Boris Blank & Dieter Meier - Oh Yeah - Yello 40
2022
English edition
A celebration of the 40 years of career of electropop pioneers.
Philipp Mueller - 120 bpm
2022
English edition
Philipp Mueller's photographs of the emerging techno scene in Switzerland in the early 1990s.
Jong Won Rhee - Solitudes of Human Places
2022
Jong Won Rhee's photographs of scenes of contemporary everyday life in South Korea.
Nicolas Frey - Monsters in Suits
2022
no text
A series of blue ballpoint pen drawings capturing capitalist executives and far-right leaders as grotesque monsters in suits.
Armando Alleyne - A Few of My Favorites
2021
English edition
The first book on the New York painter's eclectic iconography of jazz musicians, boxers, Black American icons and friends.
Francisco Sierra - Lunar Invasion
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
An overview of the wide-ranging oeuvre of paintings and sculptures by the Chilean-born Swiss-based artist.
 Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs - FUTURE MEMORIES
2021
English edition
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.
AA Bronson - AA Bronson’s House of Shame
2021
English edition
A look back in text and images at AA Bronson 's (collective) production between 2013 and 2018.
Andreas Dobler - St. Elsewhere
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Artist's book.
Mathis Gasser - Heroes and Ghosts
2021
English edition
An ongoing series of figurative oil-on-canvas paintings by Swiss-born London-based artist Mathis Gasser, decontextualizing in the same gesture characters of the popular culture and figures of the history of the art.
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
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.
Ausbruch & Rausch - Frauen Kunst Punk 1975-1980
2020
German edition
A retrospective.
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.
Thomas Krempke - The Whispering of Things
2019
English edition
Thomas Krempke's photographic diary.
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.
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.
Aldo Schmid - Notebooks 2005-2018 (box set)
2019
no text
A collection of ten facsimiled Moleskine notebooks filled with works by Swiss artist Aldo Schmid.
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