Curatoring / exhibition practices & history / museology / scenography

 
 
Viktor Misiano - Curator without a System - Viktor Misiano: Selected Writing
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Curator without a System brings together, for the first time in English, a rich variety of essays by the curator Viktor Misiano written between 1988 and 2005.
Curating beyond the Mainstream - The Practices of Carlos Capelán, Elisabet Haglund, Gunilla Lundahl, and Jan-Erik Lundström
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Through four case studies, Curating beyond the Mainstream researches decolonial and other non-hegemonic approaches to the profession of curating in Sweden from the 1960s to the early 2000s.
Assuming Asymmetries - Conversations on Curating Public Art in the 1980s and 1990s
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Through conversations with curators and participating artists, this book revisits some of the most groundbreaking yet under-researched European and US public art exhibitions of the 1980s and 1990s.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An analysis of the relations created by the curatorial—relations that also constitute it.
Zdenka Badovinac - Unannounced Voices - Curatorial Practice and Changing Institutions
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Thoughts on Curating
forthcoming
Alternative forms of curatorial and institutional work suitable to our novel conditions, when the relationship between physical and online work must be revised.
The Art of Critique
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
forthcoming
A feminist approach to broaden and challenge traditional art historical definitions of institutional critique.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planet B - Climate Change and the New Sublime
2022
English edition
Radicants
forthcoming
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planète B - Le sublime et la crise climatique
2022
French edition
Radicants
forthcoming
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Karen Archey - After Institutions
2022
English edition
Floating Opera Press
The current crisis of museums and the future of Institutional Critique.
Marie Gispert - Jean Cassou - Une histoire du musée
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A history of the museum of modern art, exhibitions and discourses on art and its public in the 20th century, from the trajectory of Jean Cassou (1897-1986), writer, resistance fighter, art critic, poet and chief curator of thenational museum for modern art of France from 1945 to 1965.
Draw Your Own Conclusion
2022
English edition
varia
The eminent art historian and curator Jean-Hubert Martin takes a singular look at the collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève by abolishing hierarchies and thus encouraging to return to the primary relationship between the artwork and the viewer.
Pas besoin d\'un dessin
2022
French edition
varia
The eminent art historian and curator Jean-Hubert Martin takes a singular look at the collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève by abolishing hierarchies and thus encouraging to return to the primary relationship between the artwork and the viewer.
Building Moments, Perspectives, and Encounters - A Ceremonial of Attention
2022
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The audience's human body and the museum institution.
Pierre Bal-Blanc - The Continuum Was Performed in the Following Manner - Notes on documenta 14
2022
English edition
Nero
An in-depth ex-post reflection on Documenta 14 by one of its curators, Pierre Bal Blanc, with the contribution of Adam Szymczyk.
Biennials as Sites of Historical Narration - Thinking through Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A resource book for curatorial studies and exhibition history, based on the case of the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planet B - Climate Change and the New Sublime
2022
English edition
Radicants
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planète B - Le sublime et la crise climatique
2022
French edition
Radicants
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Editorial - An Exhibition in Words
2022
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Ten contemporary Italian writers dialogue with the works displayed in the exhibition inaugurating Luca Lo Pinto's program at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome.
Radicalizing Care - Feminist and Queer Activism in Curating
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
What happens when feminist and queer care ethics are put into curating practice? What happens when the notion of care based on the politics of relatedness, interdependence, reciprocity, and response-ability informs the practices of curating?
Terry Smith - Curating the Complex & The Open Strike
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Thoughts on Curating
A visionary analysis of what Terry Smith identifies as the "visual arts exhibitionary complex."
Le Dictateur
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Le Dictateur
Le Dictateur Press - Le Dictateur
Le Dictateur releases his last big, immense, effort: 27 international curators from the world of art, design and fashion curate their ideal show, from past, present or even future or non existing artists but without using images—only words.
In Media Res #1 - Histories Read Across
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Histories Read Across, Fluentum's inaugural issue that opens the publication series In Media Res, examines how (his-)stories are told, narratives are conceived, and knowledge is produced.
Artforum - November 2021
2021
English edition
Artforum
My Barbarian, Tauba Auerbach, Petrit Halilaj, This American Wife, Meret Oppenheim, Kayode Ojo, Judy Chicago,Louise Fishman, Yannis Tsarouchis, Ericka Beckman... and more than 35 exhibition reviews from around the globe.
Tensta Museum - Reports from New Sweden
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This publication documents and discusses Tensta konsthall's experimental multi-year project "Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden" that ran from 2013–18 in Tensta and beyond. By pretending to be a museum, the project created a richly contrasting patchwork stretching over six years, in which manifold interests and expressions together formed a narrative with tensions and conflicts erupting around questions like "what history and heritage?," "to whom do they belong?" and "what about the present?"
MuMo - Le Musée Mobile – Volume 4
2021
French edition
varia
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of MuMo (Musée Mobile), this fourth volume traces the journey of a new museum truck, designed in 2017 by designer Matali Crasset to circulate the works of the Fonds régionaux d'art contemporain (Frac) and the Cnap – Centre national des arts plastiques.
Bande à part - On Independent Art Institutions
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The publication Bande à part discusses the reasons, means, and rationales of a range of recent independent art institutions, which often have a small economy yet create a considerable impact within their respective art scenes.
Espace art actuel - The artist-museologist
2021
bilingual edition (texts in English and French)
Espace art actuel
The use by artists of objects coming from the collections of museums of art, science, and society.
Artforum - October 2021
2021
English edition
Artforum
Robert Longo, Ed Atkins, Pattern and Decoration, The Velvet Underground, Mona Hatoum, Jay DeFeo, Huguette Caland...
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
Museum of the Future - Now What?
2021
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Rethinking the role of the museum today.
Artforum - September 2021 – The Museum Now – Part II
2021
English edition
Artforum
Artforum turns to efforts by artists, historians, and curators to rethink the underpinnings of the museum institutions.
Résonances - Le Louvre à La Réunion
2021
French edition
varia
The Louvre invites itself to Reunion Island: a dialogue between the collections of the island's five museums and those of the Department of Graphic Arts.
Lætitia Sadier -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition.
Lætitia Sadier - <em>A Staged Exhibition</em> (interview booklet + libretto)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition, accompanied by a libretto that gathers the transcriptions of the texts of the thirteen invited artists.
Rehearsing Hospitalities - Companion 3
2021
English edition
Archive Books
A series of essays and visual contributions critically reflecting on the questions of hospitality safety, security and care.
Flows - Bodies of Water – A Reader
2021
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Part of Bodies of Water, the 13th Shanghai Biennale, and following its lines of research, this publication, a 354-pages book conceived as a unique and parallel platform to the exhibition, offers an ensemble of inspiring texts that reflect and extend the theme of the Biennale.
Shifting Views on Italian Art
2021
English edition
Nero
A critical analysis of the format of the curatorial residency as a research model.
Artforum - Summer 2021 – The Museum Now
2021
English edition
Artforum
The call is clear: Museums must change. Amid an ongoing global pandemic and growing demands for decolonization, racial justice, and economic parity, culture needs new tools for structural transformation. In the first of two special issues focusing on this urgent topic, Artforum has invited some of our leading theorists, curators, artists, and museum directors to consider how art institutions might evolve.
Everything Passes Except the Past - Decolonizing Ethnographic Museums, Film Archives, and Public Space
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Everything Passes Except the Past takes an artistic and discursive approach to coming to grips with a colonial past that remains present in ethnographic museums, public space, and image archives.
Walk on Water
2021
English edition
varia
The collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève revisited by the transversal scenographic interventions of the Viennese artist and performer Jakob Lena Knebl, who turns perspectives upside down and radically renews our perception of the works.
Marcher sur l\'eau
2021
French edition
varia
The collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève revisited by the transversal scenographic interventions of the Viennese artist and performer Jakob Lena Knebl, who turns perspectives upside down and radically renews our perception of the works.
Frédéric Forté - Questions obliques (card game)
2021
French edition
varia
Created by the author-poet Frédéric Forté, the "Questions obliques" cards, with their three levels of difficulty, question the visitor of an exhibition on his perception of an artwork.
Igor Zabel - Inexplicable Presence (Curator’s Working Place)
2021
English edition
Archive Books
The posthumous catalogue of one of the most personal curatorial projects of Igor Zabel (1958-2005).
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