Middle-East

 
 
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice - The General\'s Stork
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
forthcoming
The General's Stork explores historical accounts of biblical prophecies, colonial narratives, and the politics of technological warfare in the Middle East from a bird's eye view.
Ramses Younan -
2020
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan (1913-1966), a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
Etel Adnan - Oracular Transmissions
2020
English edition
X Artists' Books
Oracular Transmissions weaves together three of the most recent collaborative projects Etel Adnan and Lynn Marie Kirby have completed through processes of exchange and translation: Back, Back Again to Paris (2013), The Alhambra (2016), and Transmissions (2017).
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.
Michael Rakowitz - Research/Practice - I\'m good at love, I\'m good at hate, it\'s in between I freeze
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
The inaugural publication of the “Research/Practice” series focuses on an artistic research by Michael Rakowitz on the aftermath of a canceled show by Leonard Cohen initially scheduled in Palestine.
Our World Is Burning
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues
A political view of international contemporary creation seen from the Gulf region, where wars and diplomatic tensions have constantly determined the history of the early 21st century (exhibition catalogue).
Sarah Abu Abdallah - For the First Time in a Long Time
2020
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
First monograph.
Chaouki Choukini - Corpus
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kaph Books
First major retrospective monograph dedicated to the Franco-Lebanese sculptor.
Ines Schaber - Notes on Archives 4 - Dear Jadwa
2019
English edition
Archive Books
The fourth in the series of publications "Notes on Archives" dedicated to archival practices, Dear Jadwa draws on a photographic archive from the Wadi Ara Valley in Israel to reflect on how visual archives can shed light on forgotten stories.
Laure Ghorayeb -
2019
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
This publication looks back on Laure Ghorayeb's transition from writer to painter.
Hamed Khosravi - Tehran
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
In 2018, Italian photographer Giovanna Silva photographed the streets of Tehran and collected archival documents from the infamous American embassy in the capital of the Islamic Republic. The image-based work is part of a multilayered narrative that encounters the words of architect, researcher and educator Hamed Khosravi.
Shirana Shahbazi - New Good Luck
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A new series of photographic works by Shirana Shahbazi.
Serwan Baran - Fatherland - The Pavilion of Iraq – 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Commissioned by the Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq and published on the occasion of the 58th Venice Biennale, Fatherland presents the work of Kurdish Iraqi artist Serwan Baran and his investigation of the concept of “fatherland” as opposed to what we traditionally understand as “motherland.”
An Early Album of the World - Photographs 1842-1896
2019
English edition
Kaph Books
The development of photography in its first years of existence: an history of the dissemination of photography as a form of documentation and an instrument of discovering and understanding the world and its people, through a wide selection of historic images taken in the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, between 1842 and 1896.
Rayyane Tabet - Fragments
2019
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.
Ouvrir l\'album du monde - Photographies 1842-1896
2019
French edition
Kaph Books
The development of photography in its first years of existence: an history of the dissemination of photography as a form of documentation and an instrument of discovering and understanding the world and its people, through a wide selection of historic images taken in the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, between 1842 and 1896.
Antonio Grulli - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Diary
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A travel diary / a screenplay.
Jumana Manna - A Small Big Thing
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph.
Routes d\'Arabie - Trésors archéologiques de l\'Arabie Saoudite
2019
French edition
Kaph Books
A panorama of the different cultures that have succeeded each other on the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from prehistory to the edge of the modern world.
Catherine Grenier - Sophie Ristelhueber - La guerre intérieure
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Interview with one of the great figures of art photography today, in which Sophie Ristelhueber reflects on her own carrer and practice.
Maurice Louca - Elephantine (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
On Elephantine, his new Northern Spy/Sub Rosa album, Cairo-based Maurice Louca guides a 12-piece ensemble through a panoramic 38-minute odyssey, which he describes as his most ambitious project yet. Elements of free improvisation, Sun Ra's cosmic jazz, gorgeous Arabic melody, trancelike African and Yemeni music and minimalism meet in his wholly unique compositional vision. Louca also makes vital contributions on guitar and piano, and inspires stirring performances from a global lineup.
Ayla Hibri - A Palm Tree Bows To The Moon
2018
English edition
Kaph Books
60 black and white photos taken in Lebanon, accompanied by poems by the artist.
On Photography in Lebanon - Stories and Essays
2018
English edition
Kaph Books
Forty contributors share their perspectives on photography in Lebanon, evoking its equally numerous forms of existence. Examining techniques, practices, uses, objects, images, histories, and artistic approaches, this publication presents 380 photographs produced between the end of the 19th century and the present day.


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