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Antonin Artaud - Artaud the Mômo
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
English translation of Artaud le Mômo, edited in the spatial format Artaud intended, for the first time since its original edition in 1947. Includes eight original drawings by the French poet.
Alexander García Düttmann - What is Contemporary Art?
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.
Natures of Data
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
A transdisciplinary discussion on the influence of computer-based technologies on the conditions of biological research.
Christian Hänggi - Pynchon\'s Sound of Music
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
This monographic study catalogs, explores, and interprets the manifold manifestations of music in Thomas Pynchon's novels.
Dialogical Imaginations
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
A transdisciplinary reevaluation of the dialogical character of humanism.
Alexander García Düttmann - Qu\'est-ce que l\'art contemporain ?
2019
French edition
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The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.
After the Crisis
2019
English edition
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A platform for discussions between some of today's leading artists, writers, theorists, curators, and historians aimed at questioning the very status of photography today.
Après la crise
2019
French edition
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A platform for discussions between some of today's leading artists, writers, theorists, curators, and historians aimed at questioning the very status of photography today.
Claire Fontaine - La grève humaine
2019
French edition
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forthcoming
An anthology of Claire Fontaine's texts.
Connect and Divide
2019
English edition
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forthcoming
The publication studies four aspects of the practice turn in media studies: Media history from a praxeological perspective, the practice turn in religion and media studies, the connecting and dividing lines of media theories concerning gender and post-colonial agencies, and a historical and theoretical examination of the current relationship of media theory and practice theory.
Between / Beyond / Hybrid
2019
English edition
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Prominent voices of the debate on transdisciplinarity in a transdisciplinary manner.
Stephen Barber - Film\'s Ghosts
2019
English edition
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An essential book for readers engaged with film and performance, urban cultures and architecture, and Japan's experimental art and its histories.
Antonin Artaud - Artaud 1937 Apocalypse
2019
English edition
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First English translation of Antonin Artaud's writings from his apocalyptic journey to Ireland in 1937.
Neolithic Childhood
2018
English edition
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Based on the writings of Carl Einstein, this comprehensive, richly illustrated reader examines how the artistic avant-gardes reacted to the multiple crises of European modernity around 1930. Structured around a glossary, the publication gathers commissioned essays, texts by Einstein, and documentation on the namesake exhibition.
Sebastian Egenhofer - Towards an Aesthetics of Production
2018
English edition
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Throughout the twentieth century, critical art history often chose to ally itself with a restrictive brand of formalism. Therefore, critical analyses regularly reduced the artwork to its material and its social use. Based on this observation, historian Sebastian Egenhofer takes Deleuze's readings of philosophers as a starting point to renew the narrative of art history since the 1960s.
Scripted Culture
2018
English edition
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The cultural public sphere at the digital age.
The Present of the Future
2018
English edition
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(last copies available!)
This publication investigates our present relation to the future and asks which means and strategies artists and scholars pursue today, to gain a new scope of action for shaping alternative futures. It brings together contributions by academic staff at the cx centre for interdisciplinary studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich as well as selected artistic work by students.
Power of Material / Politics of Materiality
2018
English edition
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In recent years, most diverse disciplines have been stressing the importance of matter within the web of relationships of culture and nature. This publication focuses on this new material phenomena in arts in relation to the humanities and social sciences and brings together contributions by academic staff at the cx centre for interdisciplinary studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich as well as selected artistic work by students.
Gertrud Koch - Breaking Bad, Breaking Out, Breaking Even
2017
English edition
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This study offers a reflexion on the complex temporality in the series Breaking Bad. The author develop her theories through examples coming from the show's various visual elements and masterful temporal and narrative structuring.
Ute Holl - The Moses Complex
2017
English edition
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With this essay, Ute Holl analyzes in detail and deep historical context major works by Freud, Schoenberg, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, all inspired by the figure of Moses. The author offers a dynamic and comprehensive political and cultural theory of migration and violence.
No New Kind of Duck
2017
English edition
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How to talk about his art as an artist? A series of discussions with Jan Verwoert and artists and composers of the Graduate School at the Berlin University of the Arts. In parallel, the book presents a careful selection of original artistic contributions by the participants.
Yves Netzhammer - Concave Thoughts
2016
English edition
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Yves Netzhammer ranks among the most renowned Swiss contemporary artists, his work comprising animation, video and sculptural installations, objects, and drawings. Concave Thoughts offers an entry point into the Swiss artist's imagery through a collection of 357 digital drawings in black & white.
Vision in Motion
2016
English edition
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An impressive collection of essays offering a critical examination of representations of vision in motion—from early illustrations of plants to the avant-gardes, from gesture to cinema, from decapitation to dance, from David Hume to Bergson and Deleuze.
Social Media
2016
English edition
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The emergence of the new digital technologies and social media has transformed the very concept of the mass gathering. The present volume brings together a collection of studies that analyze this transformation and seize the opportunity to reevaluate the cultural and medial historiography of the masses.
Elisabeth Bronfen - Mad Men, Death and the American Dream
2016
English edition
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Elisabeth Bronfen gives a clever analysis on one of the most influential show of the 21th century, arguing that, beyond the retro-revival, Mad Men builds a comment on the state of the US nation and on the mirage of the American Dream.