curatoring / exhibition practices & history / museology

 
 
Noémie Étienne - Les autres et les ancêtres - Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d\'Arthur Parker à New York, 1900
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
Une étude du dispositif d'exposition du diorama aux Etats-Unis au début du XXe siècle, entre art, anthropologie et sciences naturelles.
Ilit Azoulay - No Thing Dies
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
This catalogue stems from an eponymous project on the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The artist brought out an impressive photographic recension of artifacts, revealing the forgotten stories and fascinating polyphony of the museum's collections.
2019
French edition
Is-Land
forthcoming
Published on the occasion of the forty-year anniversary of Chantal Crousel Gallery, this extensive publication (more than 700 pages) traces the history of the gallery, a major actor on the contemporary art scene, in France and abroad.
2019
English edition
Is-Land
forthcoming
Published on the occasion of the forty-year anniversary of Chantal Crousel Gallery, this extensive publication (more than 700 pages) traces the history of the gallery, a major actor on the contemporary art scene, in France and abroad.
Theater, Garden, Bestiary - A Materialist History of Exhibitions
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Une histoire transdisciplinaire des expositions.
What about Activism?
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Sven-Olov Wallenstein - Spacing Philosophy - Lyotard and the Idea of the Exhibition
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Jens Hoffmann - (Curating) From Z to A
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Hapax
An idiosyncratic investigation of curatorial practice.
 Cloe Piccoli & Stefano Graziani - Palazzo Abatellis Palermo
2019
bilinugal edition (Italian, English)
Humboldt Books
A contemporary narrative, an artist's book, a surprising journey into a place that we thought we knew.
Olga von Schubert - “100 Years of Now” and the Temporality of Curatorial Research
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The temporality of curatorial processes and research practices.
Jef Cornelis - Curating in the 1980s (DVD)
2019
bilinguel edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Bureau des Videos (DVD)
The sixth volume of the “Archives” series, which is dedicated to landmark exhibitions and curatorial practices, brings together two films by Belgian filmmaker Jef Cornelis on the opening of the Castello di Rivoli in 1985, whose inaugural exhibition was conceived by curator Rudi Fuchs, and the 1987 edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster, organized by Kasper König and Klaus Bussmann.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Erik Dietman - La Verticale (Millésimes 1962 à 2001)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Panacée
Collection of essays by Nicolas Bourriaud on the protean, poetic and Rabelaisian Swedish artist Erik Dietman.
Merlin Carpenter - “The Outside Can\'t Go Outside”
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial crisis of 2007/8.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Formes et trajets - Tome 1 : Hétérochronies
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
A collection of texts about time and artists working with it.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Formes et trajets - Tome 2 : Topologies
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
A collection of texts about space and artists working with it.
 Fabienne Jonca & Bernard Leveneur - Ambroise Vollard - Un don singulier
2018
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first publication to pay tribute to Ambroise Vollard the Reunionese and to the exceptional gift made to his island in 1947, exhibited at the Léon Dierx museum.
 Studio for Propositional Cinema - In relation to a Spectator:
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A compendium of essays, scripts, poems, and proposals compiled by the anonymous collective Studio for Propositional Cinema for their eponymous show at the Kestner Gesellschaft in Hannover. It investigates notions of script and staging in exhibition display. It features reknowned contributors such as Paul Chan, Keren Cytter, Irena Haiduk, John Miller, Cally Spooner, Lawrence Weiner et Christopher Williams.
Joan Ayrton - Slow Melody Time Old
2017
no text
Florence Loewy
A timeless photographic ballad, through a few shots taken in the archeology museum in Athens.
 Etienne Chambaud & Vincent Normand - Counter History of Separation
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
Publication based on the eponymous film by Etienne Chambaud and Vincent Normand in which the authors develop the concept of the “Decapitated Museum.” The voice-over in the film has been made into a one-edition book, which was rephotographed according to the technique the authors used to make the film. The outcome is a photography book that is as much a text document than an imaginary scene.
Rémy Zaugg - Écrits complets – Volume 6 - Le Lieu de l\'œuvre – 1982-1993
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
The sixth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1982-1993): featuring some of the most influential texts written by the Swiss artist on art museum.
Rémy Zaugg - Écrits complets – Volume 7 - Exposer – 1984-2004
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
The seventh volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1984-2004): the publication brings together texts that formulate a practice and a criticism of exhibition that goes beyond genres and mediums, using concrete projects in given architectonic situations.
Rémy Zaugg - Écrits complets – Volume 8 - Conversations avec Jean-Christophe Ammann – Portrait – 1988-1989
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
The heighth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1988-1989): a portrait of Jean-Christophe Ammann.
Rémy Zaugg - Écrits complets – Volume 9 - L\'Art pour la ville – 1986-2005
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
The ninth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1986-2005): a reflection on the artist's projects for public spaces, illustrated with personal statements and sketches.
David Horvitz - A Disappearance from Winschoten
2017
English edition
Shelter Press - Books
This publication documents a work by David Horvitz made on the occasion of a Bas Jan Ader-themed exhibition in Holland in 2012. Annoyed by the curators, Horvitz literally disappeared one month before the show, leaving all his belongings and quitting social media. He returned on the exhibition's closing day, and explained his piece to the curators.