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Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice 02
2019
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forthcoming
The General's Stork explores historical accounts of biblical prophecies, colonial narratives, and the politics of technological warfare in the Middle East from a bird's eye view.
Michael Rakowitz - Research/Practice 01
2019
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forthcoming
The inaugural publication of the “Research/Practice” series focuses on an artistic research by Michael Rakowitz on the aftermath of a canceled show by Leonard Cohen initially scheduled in Palestine.
Materialisation in Art & Design (MAD)
2019
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This publication presents the outcomes of the master Materialisation in Art & Design (MAD) at Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam. The contributions reflect on the program's quest to re-establish the material at the center of art and design practices.
Ana Ofak - Agents of Abstraction
2019
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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
2019
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A wide-ranging collection of texts on contemporary painting, by one of its most finest observer today.
Cultures of the Curatorial 4
2019
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forthcoming
Intertwining transdisciplinary discourses, transcultural perspectives, and methods of practice, this anthology provides new insight into the analysis of things in a curatorial context.
Politics of Food
2019
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forthcoming
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.
Jens Hoffmann - In the Meantime
2019
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forthcoming
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
2019
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forthcoming
An anthology of texts on contemporary art during the second decade of the twenty-first century.
Larissa Sansour - Research/Practice 03
2019
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forthcoming
This publication documents the artistic research for Sansour's project for the Danish Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: a dark science fiction narrative set after an eco-disaster, evolving into an intimate dialogue about memory, exile and nostalgia.
Nina Valerie Kolowratnik - Critical Spatial Practice #10
2019
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This publication documents new spatial notational systems developed by architect Nina Valerie Kolowratnik to help Indigenous communities from New Mexico to protect and regain traditional lands.
Art, Self & System
2019
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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.
Radical Cut-Up
2019
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A transdisciplinary anthology of essays and articles investigating the cut-up as a contemporary mode of creativity and important global model of cultural production.
The Museum Is Not Enough
2019
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forthcoming
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.
Le musée ne suffit pas
2019
French edition
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forthcoming
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
2019
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forthcoming
The relationships of art and pop music from the 1960s to the present.
Theater, Garden, Bestiary
2019
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Une histoire transdisciplinaire des expositions.
What about Activism?
2019
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This reader gathers more than twenty leading curators and thinkers who present powerful case studies, historical analyses, and theoretical perspectives that address the dynamics of activism, protest, and advocacy in curatorial practice.
The Art of Direct Action
2019
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This collective study examines the influence of Joseph Beuys's concept of social sculpture in the evolution of artistic practices from the 1970s to the present day.
Daniel Birnbaum - Spacing Philosophy
2019
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Daniel Birnbaum and Sven-Olov Wallenstein analyze the significance and logic of Lyotard's “Les Immatériaux” exhibition while contextualizing it in the history of exhibition practices, the philosophical tradition, and Lyotard's own work on aesthetics and phenomenology.
Jill Johnston - The Disintegration of a Critic
2019
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Un recueil de trente textes de la journaliste, critique d'art et de danse et écrivaine américaine Jill Johnston, icône lesbienne et figure du féminisme radical des années 1970.
Jacob Lund - The Contemporary Condition
2019
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This theoretical essay advocates for the overcoming of the dominant notion of the contemporary as the point of departure for the development of (art-) historical imagination.
Oliver Marchart - Conflictual Aesthetics
2019
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Oliver Marchart traces trajectories of artistic activism in theater, dance, performance, and public art, and investigates the political potential of urbanism, curating, and “biennials of resistance.”
 Michael Hieslmair & Michael Zinganel - Stop and Go
2019
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This publication presents the results of a research project which explored the transformation of informal structures within the road transport corridors connecting Eastern and Western Europe following the fall of the Iron Curtain.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - An Exhibition Always Hides Another Exhibition
2019
English edition
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A collection of essays and portraits on one of the most influential art critic and curator of today.