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Anthologies & Art Theory
 
Stemming from exhibition projects, symposiums or University researches, these books focus each on an issue of art criticism, politics of representation, or art history, through a collection of reference texts.
 
Gustav Metzger - Writings (1953-2016)
2019
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The complete writings of an influential figure.
Picture Industry - A Provisional History of the Technical Image – 1844-2018
2018
English edition
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A major anthology of historic and contemporary writings by over 200 contributors, providing a rigorous and expansive survey of the photographic medium from its inception to our current moment. Edited by Walead Beshty, this exceptional publication includes texts and artworks by Giorgio Agamben, Roland Barthes, Georges Didi-Huberman, Stan Douglas, Harun Farocki, Martha Rosler, Stephen Shore, Hito Steyerl, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ericka Beckman, Walter Benjamin, Walker Evans, László Moholy-Nagy, Marshall McLuhan, Alan Turing, Dan Graham, Morgan Fisher, Kelley Walker…
New North Zurich / Neuer Norden Zürich
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
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Stemming from a Public Art Zurich project, this publication gathers texts and international artists contributions exploring the condition of 21st-century cities in relation with contemporary art.
Localizing the Contemporary - The Kunsthalle Bern as a Model
2018
English edition
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This scholarly publication discusses the historical development of the Kunsthalle Bern and its implications for the “localization” of art. It contributes to current research on institutional histories by looking at the many ways in which the Kunsthalle Bern addresses the question of how exhibitionary practices take place.
Raphael Gygax - Extra Bodies - Über den Einsatz des anderen „Körpers” in der zeitgenössischen Kunst
2018
German edition
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The use of the “Other Body” in Performance art and Contemporary Art.
Art & Crisis
2018
English edition
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Stemming from the Master Fine Arts at the Zurich University of the Arts, this theoretical publication investigates educational processes and what it means to teach and learn fine arts in a city such as Zurich. It also reflects on the field works made by the MFA students in 2017 in Athens, Beirut, and Lesbos.
Now-Tomorrow-Flux - An Anthology on the Museum of Contemporary Art
2017
English edition
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The museum of contemporary art in all its paradoxical characteristics.
Stadt auf Achse - Mit Kunst urbane Räume gestalten – Ein Handbuch
2016
German edition
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A manual for public art projects in Zurich.
Art Handling - Partituren der Logistik
2016
German edition
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The role of infrastructure and logistics in today's art scene
Art Altstetten Albisrieden - A Public Art Project
2015
bilingual edition (English / German)
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Art and the City 2.0.
Of Bridges & Borders Vol. II
2014
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
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An anthology.
Kunst + Stadt
2014
German edition
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Art in the city.
Engadin Art Talks
2013
English edition
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The Alpine symposium on art and architecture (with Vito Acconci, Doug Aitken, Cerith Wyn Evans, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Philippe Rahm, Tobias Rehberger, Lawrence Weiner...).
Ruhestörung - Ein Symposium
2013
German edition
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Disturbing public space.
Das Kunstfeld - Eine Studie über Akteure und Institutionen der zeitgenössischen Kunst
2012
German édition
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A study of contemporary art's actors.
L\'Internationale - Post-War Avant-Gardes Between 1957 and 1986
2012
English edition
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An anthology.
Paul Thek - Paul Thek in Process
2012
English edition
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Exhibition history (Paul Thek at Moderna Museet 1971/72).
Ai Weiwei - Fairytale - A Reader
2012
English edition
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The documenta project reader (texts by Daniel Birnbaum, Roger M. Buergel, Raphael Gygax, Christian Höller, Catherine Wood...).
Everything Is In Everything - Jacques Rancière Between Intellectual Emancipation and Aesthetic Education
2012
English edition
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(last copies available!)
Rancière and aesthetics (anthology).
Pierre Keller -
2011
French edition
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An exhaustive documentation of Pierre Keller's work and trajectory.
Wohin mit der Skulptur? - Fallbeispiel Fanfare
2011
German edition
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Art dis-location.
The Encyclopedia of Fictional Artists and The Addition
2010
English edition
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A-Z of fictional artists.
Black Sphinx: On the Comedic in Modern Art - SoCCAS Symposium Vol. IV
2010
English edition
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12 essays about the comedic in art.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - A Post-Olympic Beijing Mini-Marathon
2010
English edition
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The Beijing report: a portrait of a changing situation and unique generation of cultural producers in China today.
Avant-garde in the Bloc
2010
bilingual edition (English / Polish)
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An anthology.
AC|DC - Contemporary Art / Contemporary Design – Symposium
2009
English edition
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The relationships between art and design.
Of Bridges & Borders
2009
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
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Thematic anthology.
Utopics - Systems and Landmarks
2009
English edition
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A Glossary of artists' utopias.
AC|DC - Art contemporain / design contemporain – Symposium
2009
French edition
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The relationships between art and design (also available in English edition).
Re-Visionen des Displays
2009
German edition
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A reader about exhibition display.
Deterioration, They Said
2009
bilingual edition (English / German)
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The art of de(con)struction.
Reconstructing Swiss Video Art from the 1970s and 1980s
2009
English edition
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From Open Reel to Multichannel.
Continuing Dialogues - A Tribute To Igor Zabel
2008
English edition
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An Igor Zabel reader.
It\'s Time for Action (There\'s no Option) - About Feminism
2008
bilingual edition (English / German)
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New feminist role models.
Harald Szeemann - Individual Methodology
2008
English edition
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In the curator's archives.
In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream
2008
English edition
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Mapping a new sensibility.
Pre-specifics - Some Comparatistic Investigations on Research in Design and Art
2008
English edition
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Research in Design and Art.
The Aesthetics of Risk - SoCCAS Symposium Vol. III
2008
English edition
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16 essays and conversations about the nature and consequences of risk in and out of the art world.
Kunst und Öffentlichkeit - Kritische Praxis der Kunst im Stadtraum Zürich
2007
German edition
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Art and public spaces in the city.
Ethnic Marketing
2006
English edition
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An exhibition about the gradually “globalizing” art.
Out of Beirut
2006
English edition
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Work by artists emerging from Beirut today.
Next Flag - The African Sniper Reader
2005
English edition
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Positions in contemporary African art.
Recent Pasts – Art in Southern California from the 1990s to Now - SoCCAS Symposium Vol. I
2005
English edition
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An overview of the Californian art scene from 1990 to the present.
Space Invaders - A Discussion About Painting, Space, and its Hybrids
2005
bilingual edition (English / German)
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The book concentrates on spatial concepts in contemporary painting.
The Need to Document
2005
bilingual edition (English / German)
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An attempt to make out the backgrounds leading to a turn towards documentation in art.
 Shahrzad - Shahrzad History
2005
English edition
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With Shahrzads newest publication, the focus is on the mise-en-scene of contemporary historiography in today's Euroamerica.
The Future has a Silver Lining - Genealogies of Glamour
2004
bilingual edition (English / German)
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(last copies available!)
Art and glamour as spaces for transformation of the self.
Norma Jeane - Body Proxy
2004
bilingual edition (English / German)
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An exploration of the body in contemporary culture (artist's book / collection of texts).
Heterotopias
2001
bilingual edition (English / French)
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15.00 8.00 €
An anthology of texts around issues such as spatial politics of representation and identity, the public and the private, the space of art and culture, the memory of places and the inscription of remembrance, and the relations between utopias, heterotopias and the real.
The Playground Project
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
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Through numerous previously unpublished pictures and essays, this publication explores the history of the playground as it was shaped by education, architecture, art, and politics, and pays tribute to the most important figures, many of them forgotten today (second revised and expanded edition).
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