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History, Criticism and Theory
 
Dizziness - A Resource
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
A cross-disciplinary reader investigating dizziness in artistic, art-historical, philosophical and natural scientific sources.
Of(f) Our Times - Curatorial Anachronics
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
A collection of conversations, essays, artists' projects, and inserts, critically reflecting on the concept of “exhibition history”.
Critique in Practice - Renzo Martens\' “Episode III: Enjoy Poverty”
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
This publication explores the legacy of Renzo Martens' landmark film Enjoy Poverty: a provocative work establishing how poverty became Congo's most lucrative export.
Red Love – A Reader on Alexandra Kollontai - Kollantai – A Play by Agneta Pleijel
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
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.
From a History of Exhibitions towards a Future of Exhibition-Making - China and Southeast Asia
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
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.
Larissa Sansour - Research/Practice 03 - Heirloom
2020
English edition
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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.
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice 02 - The General\'s Stork
2020
English edition
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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 - I\'m good at love, I\'m good at hate, it\'s in between I freeze
2020
English edition
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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.
Art, Self & System
2020
English edition
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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 - Nothing Is Original
2020
English edition
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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
2020
English edition
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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.
Le musée ne suffit pas
2020
French edition
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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.
Jörg Heiser - Double Lives in Art and Pop Music
2020
English edition
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The relationships of art and pop music from the 1960s to the present.
Cultures of the Curatorial 4 - Curatorial Things
2020
English edition
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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
2020
English edition
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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 - Speculations on Art, Curating, and Exhibitions
2020
English edition
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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 - The Rematerialisation of Art from 2011 to 2017
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
An anthology of texts on contemporary art during the second decade of the twenty-first century.
Nina Valerie Kolowratnik - Critical Spatial Practice #10 - The Language of Secret Proof – Indigenous Truth and Representation
2020
English edition
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forthcoming
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.
Materialisation in Art & Design (MAD)
2019
English edition
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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
English edition
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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 - On Contemporary Painting
2019
English edition
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A wide-ranging collection of texts on contemporary painting, by one of its most finest observer today.
Theater, Garden, Bestiary - A Materialist History of Exhibitions
2019
English edition
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Une histoire transdisciplinaire des expositions.
What about Activism?
2019
English edition
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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 - Social Sculpture and Beyond
2019
English edition
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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 - Lyotard and the Idea of the Exhibition
2019
English edition
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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.