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History, Criticism and Theory
 
Where are the tiny revolts? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 1)
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
A collection of reflections and literary and artistic contributions inspired by the themes at the heart of American writer Dodie Bellamy's work, and driven by the central question “What are we learning from artists today?”
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the Antipolitical series).
Graham Harman - Artful Objects - Graham Harman on Art and the Business of Speculative Realism
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
Can objects be traumatized? How does the commercial value of an art object relate to its aesthetic qualities? How do objects interact? These are some of the questions addressed by Graham Harman, the originator of object-oriented philosophy and a central figure of the Speculative Realism school of thought in contemporary philosophy.
Come Closer - The Biennale Reader
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
Come Closer: The Biennale Reader, published on the occasion of the inaugural Prague biennale, considers the present via counter-hegemonic readings of the past. The book explores various perspectives of class, race, and gender differences in post-socialist states, past and present.
Institution as Praxis
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
An overview of how creative practices are modifying the ways we think about both knowledge production and research in the cultural sector and in academia.
The Wild Book of Inventions
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
Twenty authors and artists reinvent our relationship to nature.
Futurity Report - Counter-Histories Vol. 1
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
Theorists, historians, and artists address the precarious futurity of the notion of the future itself.
Bordered Lives - Immigration Detention Archive
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
Drawing on original documents, photographs and detainee artwork, this book offers a unique insight into the experience of immigration detention in the UK.
Standstill
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
The essays of this book transverse the vqrious dimensions of standstill as an in-between of time (with essays by Georges Didi-Huberman, David Lapoujade, Peter Osborne, Jacques Rancière, Christine Ross, and others as well as conversations with Via Lewandowsky, Aernout Mik and Marcel Odenbach).
Tom Holert - Knowledge Beside Itself - Contemporary Art\'s Epistemic Politics
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
A study on the role of research and knowledge production in today's contemporary art, and the growing relevance of art as conduit of knowledge.
Red Love – A Reader on Alexandra Kollontai - Kollantai – A Play by Agneta Pleijel
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
This reader revisits the formidable legacy of Russian revolutionary,  feminist, political refugee and diplomat Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952) in light of current feminist struggles. Includes the first English translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish writer Agneta Pleijel.
Creativity Exercises - Emancipatory Pedagogies in Art and Beyond
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
The book contextualizes the Creativity Exercises—an amateur art course led by neo-avant-garde artists Miklós Erdély and Dóra Maurer in Budapest from 1975 to 1977—within the postwar intellectual networks that connected artists, architects, educators, sociologists and other socially engaged professionals.
Martin Herbert - Unfold This Moment - The Art of Carol Bove
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
An exploration of the work of sculpture and conceptual artist Carol Bove, by art critic Martin Herbert.
Politics of Food
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
This publication critically assesses and illuminates ways in which the arts can confront food-related issues, through the contributions of artists, anthropologists, activists, agronomists, and chefs.
Critique in Practice - Renzo Martens\' “Episode III: Enjoy Poverty”
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
This publication explores the legacy of Renzo Martens' landmark film Enjoy Poverty: a provocative work establishing how poverty became Congo's most lucrative export.
From a History of Exhibitions towards a Future of Exhibition-Making - China and Southeast Asia
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
This publication is the outcome of a touring assembly platform bringing together writers, curators, and art practitioners to reflect on exhibition practices and histories in China and Southeast Asia.
Of(f) Our Times - Curatorial Anachronics
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
A collection of conversations, essays, artists' projects, and inserts, critically reflecting on the concept of “exhibition history”.
Jens Hoffmann - In the Meantime - Speculations on Art, Curating, and Exhibitions
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
An anthology of texts by the influential American critic and curator. The publication includes essays on artists, exhibitions, and curating, catalogue texts, and interviews.
Maria Lind - Seven Years - The Rematerialisation of Art from 2011 to 2017
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
An anthology of texts on contemporary art during the second decade of the twenty-first century.
Art, Self & System
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
Stemming from the Master Fine Arts at the Zurich University of the Arts, this publication promotes the art school as a place for pedagogical, civic and political implications.
Le musée ne suffit pas
2020
French edition
Sternberg Press
The result of a collective reflection undertaken at the Canadian Center for Architecture, this publication is the first volume of an annual periodical series wishing to explore urgent issues in today's curatorial practices.
Jörg Heiser - Double Lives in Art and Pop Music
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
The relationships of art and pop music from the 1960s to the present.
The Museum Is Not Enough
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
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The result of a collective reflection undertaken at the Canadian Center for Architecture, this publication is the first volume of an annual periodical series wishing to explore urgent issues in today's curatorial practices.
Ana Ofak - Agents of Abstraction
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press
This historical essay recounts the story of the EXAT 51 collective—the first Yugoslavian abstract art group—and how it shaped the idea of abstract socialism by associating socialist cultural politics and modernist artistic practice.
Barry Schwabsky - The Observer Effect - On Contemporary Painting
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press
A wide-ranging collection of texts on contemporary painting, by one of its most finest observer today.
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