Curatoring / exhibition practices & history / museology / scenography

 
 
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
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.
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?"
Igor Zabel - Inexplicable Presence (Curator’s Working Place)
2021
English edition
Archive Books
forthcoming
The posthumous catalogue of one of the most personal curatorial projects of Igor Zabel (1958-2005).
Bert Flint - Afro-Berber Planet - The Trans-Saharan arts at the Tiskiwin Museum, from Marrakech to Timbuktu
2021
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - Planète afro-berbère - Les arts transsahariens au musée Tiskiwin, de Marrakech à Tombouctou
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - الكوكب الأفرو-بربري - الفنون العابرة للصحراء في متحف تيسكوينمن مراكش إلى تومبوكتو
2021
Arabic edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Orietta Lanzarini - The Living Museums - Franco Albini – BBPR – Lina Bo Bardi – Carlo Scarpa
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
An analysis of four museums by architectural historian Orietta Lanzarini, built between the 1940s and 1960s, and set up by four of the most groundbreaking Italian architects of the 20th century.
Empavillonner
2021
French edition
Athom
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.
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.
Martin Kippenberger - MOMAS Project
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
The first study of all the archives and documents relating to the artist's museum created by Martin Kippenberger.
Nick Mauss - Fluidités
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Anne Dressen talks about her curatorial practice (and more broadly about the world in which it takes place); Nick Mauss, with whom the curator exchanges regularly, intervenes in her text, by insertions and echoes.
Swear That You\'ll Play - Chantal Crousel Gallery
2021
English 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.
Vladislav Shapovalov - Image Diplomacy
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An artistic research on the political construction of representations of socialist and capitalist modernity during the Cold War, through a history of exhibitions.
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.
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)
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.
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.


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