Curatoring / exhibition practices & history / museology / scenography

 
 
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An analysis of the relations created by the curatorial—relations that also constitute it.
Tensta Museum - Reports from New Sweden
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
forthcoming
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?"
Vladislav Shapovalov - Image Diplomacy
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
An artistic research on the political construction of representations of socialist and capitalist modernity during the Cold War, through a history of exhibitions.
Swear That You\'ll Play - Chantal Crousel Gallery
2021
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.
Empavillonner
2021
French edition
Athom
forthcoming
An analysis of the exhibition pavilions (universal exhibitions and bienniales) from the point of view of their architecture, crossing the contributions of designers and architects, historians, philosophers and aestheticians.
Martin Kippenberger - MOMAS Project
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
forthcoming
The first study of all the archives and documents relating to the artist's museum created by Martin Kippenberger.
Faire, faire faire, ne pas faire - Entretiens sur la production de l’art contemporain
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
HEAD (Geneva University of Art and Design)
forthcoming
This book examines the modes of execution in contemporary art from the viewpoint of production, by means of a series of eighteen interviews. It presents a plural and polyphonic thinking, bringing together the words of different participants concerned with the realisation of artworks and several generations of artists.
Vikhi Vahavek - Biographie d\'une artiste très professionnelle
2021
French edition
Les commissaires anonymes
This biography of a fictitious artist constitutes a critical analysis of the professionalization of arts education as well as a support for reflection in favor of the socio-economic responsibilities of artistic practices.
Mathieu Copeland - En affinité(s) - Allan Kaprow / Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Loevenbruck
A new essay by curator and publisher Mathieu Copeland about Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux's reinvention of Allan Kaprow's environment The Apple Shrine and considering, more generally, the themes of reinvention in art and the exhibition form.
Sympathie
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAN (Centre d'Art Neuchâtel)
The catalogue / temporal synthesis of the evolutionary and challenging exhibition at CAN, Neuchâtel.
Jure-moi de jouer - Galerie Chantal Crousel
2020
French edition
Is-Land
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.
Into the City, Onto the Stage - Unlikely Collaborations in the Performing Arts
2020
English edition
Bruno
Curating performing arts (a research project by Reykjavik-based curators Alexander Roberts and Ásgerður G. Gunnarsdóttir).
Christian Egger - Shows, Signals, Unvernehmen - Collected Re- & Interviews 2005-2020
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Floating Opera Press
The collected reviews and interviews of art critic, curator, and artist Christian Egger.
Brigitte Gilardet - Paroles de commissaires - Histoires. Institutions. Pratiques
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A survey of the history of temporary exhibitions in France, through a series of interviews with 38 curators.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary - The Commissions Book
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This comprehensive publication by the art foundation Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) engages with more than 100 works of art in over 1,300 pages, proposing a speculative topography that organizes and weaves together sequences of potential narratives and interrogations along with close examinations of different works of art and a collective archive of images.
Mieke Bal - The Contemporary Condition - Exhibition-ism – Temporal Togetherness
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
In Exhibition-ism, theorist and artist Mieke Bal develops the idea that exhibiting is a significant form of the contemporary.
Maureen Murphy - De l\'imaginaire au musée - Les arts d\'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931 à nos jours)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A collective analysis of the emergence of the “contemporary” and the transnational and transhistorical logics at work in artistic practices in Dakar in response to questions raised by globalization since the Independances, opening up new territories for sociological, economic, political and aesthetic investigations.
Pierre Leguillon - The Museum of Mistakes
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to Pierre Leguillon's Museum of Mistakes: a traveling exhibition gathering a collection of mass culture artifacts and craft objects, questioning with humor and subversivity the mechanisms of today's visual culture.
Institution as Praxis - New Curatorial Directions for Collaborative Research
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Tom Holert - Knowledge Beside Itself - Contemporary Art\'s Epistemic Politics
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
The New Model - An Inquiry
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This catalogue stems from an exhibition program which investigated the heritage of the 1968 project The Model, for which Stockholm's Moderna Museet was transformed into an adventure playground for children.
Migration - Traces in an Art Collection / Spår i en konstsamling
2020
bilingual edition (English / Swedish)
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
How have artists over the past 150 years related to migration and exile? And what role can a museum play in times of mass migration?
Prefaces to a book for a Syrian museum
2020
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
The republishing, in the form of a palimpsest, of the prefaces published in the various editions of the catalogue of the Damascus National Museum, from 1919 to the end of the last century.
From a History of Exhibitions towards a Future of Exhibition-Making - China and Southeast Asia
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.


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