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Chiara Bertola - Conserving the future
2023
English edition
Bruno
forthcoming
Conserving the Future is the book that bears witness to twenty-five years of curating contemporary art in the same place: the Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice.
Mladen Stilinović - My sweet little lamb (Everything we see could also be otherwise) - Dedicated to Mladen Stilinović
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
A "post-episode" of a series of curatorial projects based on the Kontakt Collection and dedicated to the artist Mladen Stilinović.
Christoph Keller - Dopostoria
2023
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
An artist's book on photography, cemeteries and museum archives.
Archives on Show - Revoicing, Shapeshifting, Displacing – A Curatorial Glossary
2023
English edition
Archive Books
Archives on Show brings the potential of reformulating the social and political relevance of archives by curatorial means into focus.
François Hers - Opération - Nouveaux commanditaires
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The protocol and the action of the New Patrons: the radical transformation of the conditions of emergence and appropriation of the art as political act.
Maureen Murphy - L\'Art de la décolonisation - Paris-Dakar (1950-1970)
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A transnational and transhistorical investigation carried out in the heart of museum and artistic practices between France and Senegal in the 1950s to 1970s, inviting us to decentralize our views in order to consider the globalized history of art of these years in a new light.
In Medias Res #2 - Architecture in Motion
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
After a previous focus on questions of historiography and the archive, In Medias Res #2: Architecture in Motion continues Fluentum's ongoing investigation into the history of its grounds with a focus on its architecture and surrounding material culture, both past and present.
Paul Bernard - \
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
An analysis of the failed experiment of an exhibition of the Situationists that ought to have taken place at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in 1959, and of the Situationist International's ambivalent relationship with the format of the exhibition, the museum and the institution.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Viktor Misiano - Curator without a System - Viktor Misiano: Selected Writing
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Afterall - Medium/Metaphor/Milieu
2022
English edition
Afterall
Afterall #53 "Medium/Metaphor/Milieu" looks at the exhibitionary in and beyond exhibitions. Gathered through the notions of medium and milieu, it looks at a range of practices and modes of thinking that foreground the exhibitionary in concrete, spatial, architectural and experiential terms.
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.
Generator - 2014-2020
2022
French edition
various
A perspective on the challenges related to training, professionalization, social rights and aesthetic and theoretical concerns of young artists, through the assessment of the activities of GENERATOR, a unique program of experimentation, professional training and international residency for curators.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Formes et trajets - Tome 1 : Hétérochronies
2022
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
2022
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.
The Art of Critique
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
A feminist approach to broaden and challenge traditional art historical definitions of institutional critique.
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
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
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.
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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
Alternative forms of curatorial and institutional work suitable to our novel conditions, when the relationship between physical and online work must be revised.
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
various
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
various
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.
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.
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 Medias 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
various
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.
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
various
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.
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