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Globetrotter
 
Every journey leaves a trail of souvenirs, memories, impressions, notepads and digital shots. Hence, the Globetrotter series brings together other potential forms of travel, ranging from architecture to town-planning, from botany to cookery, grand tours to alternative guides, as well as artistic and archive research. A kaleidoscope which eludes any precise definition and which welcomes all possible forms of the journey.
 
Carlo Levi a San Costantino Albanese - Archivi della Basilicata – Vol. 2
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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Three multidisciplinary essays—from cultural anthropology to photography analysis—based on visual archives documenting the visit of writer, painter and politician Carlo Levi to an Albanian community in Southern Italy (second volume in the series “Archivi della Basilicata”).
La Bonifica di Bradano e Metaponto - Archivi della Basilicata – Vol. 1
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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The first in a series of publications dedicated to the exploration of the archives of the Italian region of Basilicata from an artistic perspective. This volume focuses on areas affected by the reclamation of the water system.
Aesthetics and Politics of Logistics
2019
English edition
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Aesthetics and politics of architecture of logistics.
Neither Nor / Né altra né questa - The challenge to the Labyrinth / La sfida al Labirinto
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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The catalogue of the Italian Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale investigates and develops the theme chosen by the curator Milovan Farronato for the exhibition: the labyrinth.
Cloe Piccoli - Palazzo Abatellis Palermo
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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(last copies available!)
A contemporary narrative, an artist's book, a surprising journey into a place that we thought we knew.
 Studio Julia - Habitats
2018
English edition
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A compilation of Lina Bo Bardi's tenure as director of Habitat, a publication self-dubbed “the magazine of the arts in Brazil”. Between 1950 and 1954, Habitat documented Bo Bardi's early thoughts on Brazilian culture, as well as reflecting her very personal take on modernism. Edited and designed by Julia, with contributions by Tamar Guimarães, Claudia Leisinger, Tony de Marco, Lara Viana and Tuca Vieira.
Hämatli & Patriæ
2018
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
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Catalogue documenting an eponymous exhibition project which interprets contemporary issues such as migration, nationalism, populism and identity, using the symbolism in the Flemish painting of 1570 by Simon de Myle entitled Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat.
Hercule Florence - Le Nouveau Robinson
2018
English edition
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Through a series of scientific contributions and archives, this publication recounts the extraordinary character that was Hercule Florence—an explorer, an inventor and an artist, considered one of the inventors of photography.
Hercule Florence - Le Nouveau Robinson
2017
French edition
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Through a series of scientific contributions and archives, this publication recounts the extraordinary character that was Hercule Florence—an explorer, an inventor and an artist, considered one of the inventors of photography.
Francesca Berardi - Detour in Detroit
2015
English edition
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The decay of Detroit and its people's resistance in words and photographs (photographs by Antonio Rovaldi).
Salento Moderno - An Inventory of Private Houses
in Southern Puglia /  Inventario di abitazioni private nel sud della Puglia
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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sold out
A photographic inventory.
Ernesto Schick - Railway Flora
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
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sold out
A decade (1969-1978) of observation, classification and illustration of the abusive vegetation infesting the grounds of the international railway station in Chiasso, Switzerland, by botanist Ernesto Schick.
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