Middle-East

 
 
Moshtari Hilal - English in Berlin - Exclusions in a Cosmopolitan Society
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Wirklichkeit Books
forthcoming
A conversation between the political geographer Sinthujan Varatharajah and the artist Moshtari Hilal on gentrification, asylum policy and double standards of the German majority society. Both authors have become leading voices of a new generation on topics such as racism, having ceated a strong counterpublic through their social media in the last years.
Imran Mir - A World that is not entirely Reflective but Contemplative
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A survey of the abstract and contemplative work of Pakistani artist Imran Mir (1950-2014), with fifteen essays.
Sitara Abuzar Ghaznawi -
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
As a cofounder of Cabaret Voltaire in 1916, Emmy Hennings, with her partner, the Dadaist Hugo Ball, is recognized as having established and environment for collective experimentation. This book gathers an extensive collection of Hennings's writings, ephemera, and art, to give shape to a practice and an individual so ofter flattened for the sake of art historical narrative.
Van Leo - Becoming Van Leo (3 volume box set)
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A monumental study of the life and times of the late Armenian-Egyptian photographer Van Leo (1921-2002), one of the most singular twentieth-century studio photographers in the Arab world.
Philip Rizk - On Trials - A manual for the theatre of law
2022
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Archive Books
An exploration of the performativity of the law within Egypt's spectral legal reality.
Füsun Onur - Once upon a time...
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograh of the pioneer of Turkish contemporary and conceptual art, Füsun Onur.
 Space Caviar - Dixit Algorizmi - The Garden of Knowledge
2022
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Dixit Algorizmi. The Garden of Knowledge sets out to question the origin myths and narratives surrounding modern technologies, using the lens of contemporary artistic practices to explore their forgotten roots and overlooked resonances with distant places, times and cultures (catalogue of the Uzbekistan's pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, 2022).
Lawrence Abu Hamdan - Dirty Evidence
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
Richly illustrated, this book provides for the first time a visual overview of Lawrence Abu Hamdan's works of more than a decade, and elaborates on a formal vocabulary characterized by the aesthetics of sound and language.
Nairy Baghramian - Misfits
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
This catalogue explores some of the pivotal themes of the artist's research, from her interest in crossing and redefining the border between interior and exterior to the relationship between the aesthetic object and its institutional context.
Beirut - The Eras of Design
2022
English edition
Kaph Books
The first retrospective on design in Lebanon, from the 1920s until today, includes works by over 50 designers, uncovering this major design scene in the Middle-East.
Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim - Between Sunrise and Sunset - Works 1986-2022
2022
English edition
Kaph Books
Published on the occasion of the 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in 2022, this retrospective monograph is the official catalog of the National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates, which has chosen the Emirati artist Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim to represent them.
Beyrouth - Les temps du design
2022
French edition
Kaph Books
The first retrospective on design in Lebanon, from the 1920s until today, includes works by over 50 designers, uncovering this major design scene in the Middle-East.
Ramsès Younan - The Share of Sand
2022
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
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.
Charbel-joseph H. Boutros - The Sun Is My Only Ally
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Charbel-joseph H. Boutros - The Sun Is My Only Ally
2022
French edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Fateh Moudarres - Hiwar - Sense and Intuition
2022
English edition
Kaph Books
A conversation between acclaimed Syrian artist Fateh Moudaress (1922-1999) and Arab poet Adonis, finally translated from Arabic to English, with 30 never seen before paintings and drawings by Fateh Moudaress.
Maurice Louca - Elephantine (vinyl LP)
2022
Sub Rosa
A long form composition of six movements from Maurice Louca, with the Lebanese improvisational group A Trio, featuring Anthea Caddy, Khaled Yassine, and Christina Kazaryan, between Arabic music and psychedelic folk.
Maurice Louca - Elephantine – Limited Edition (marbled vinyl LP)
2022
Sub Rosa
A long form composition of six movements from Maurice Louca, with the Lebanese improvisational group A Trio, featuring Anthea Caddy, Khaled Yassine, and Christina Kazaryan, between Arabic music and psychedelic folk.
Shahryar Nashat - Keep Begging
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
New monograph.
Monaco-Alexandrie - Le grand détour – Villes-mondes et surréalisme cosmopolite
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
A history of southern surrealism, between Monaco and Alexandria: a journey that defies established cartographies, far from the nationalistic landmarks of a European-centric history of modernity.
Nahma - A Gulf Polyphony (2 vinyl LP + book)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Flee
56.00 51.00 €
FLEE's new project focuses on the music of the pearl fishermen of the Persian Gulf and aims to honor the memory of the divers, their culture and their music, through a 2XLP compilation and a 240 pages long book in Arabic and English.
Nahma - A Gulf Polyphony (book)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Flee
FLEE's new project focuses on the music of the pearl fishermen of the Persian Gulf and aims to honor the memory of the divers, their culture and their music.
Nahma - A Gulf Polyphony (2 vinyl LP)
2021
Flee
FLEE's new project focuses on the music of the pearl fishermen of the Persian Gulf and aims to honor the memory of the divers, their culture and their music.
Hrair Sarkissian - The Other Side of Silence
2021
English edition
Lenz Press
The first monograph of London-based Syrian-Armenian artist Hrair Sarkissian—one of the leading figures working with photography globally today.
Valérie Mavridorakis - Siah Armajani, pragmatisme et anarchie (1957-1988)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An in-depth study of the elaboration of the functional architectures-sculptures of the American artist of Iranian origin Siah Armajani (1939-2020), between utopia and pragmatism, allegorizing as much the ideals as the contradictions of the American democracy before being dedicated to figures of the anarchy.
Scripts and Calligraphy - A Timeless Journey
2021
English edition
Kaph Books
The history of Arabic calligraphy.
Anthologie internationale de poésie contemporaine - 1. Arabie saoudite – Dans les galops du sable
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This publication brings together some of the most representative authors of Saudi Arabian poetic modernity, in its widest scope. Translated by the Tunisian poet Moëz Majed, it is the first anthology of contemporary poetry from Saudi Arabia to be published in French.
Mohammed Al Hers - Semences pour les moissons d\'absence
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Ghassan Alkhunaizi - Nuages dans les nuages
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Ahmed Almulla - Intranquillité des dunes
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Saleh Zamanan - Brève mythologie de l\'effroi
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Giovanna Silva - Islamabad Today
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A photographic journey through the architecture and history of the capital of Pakistan, built ex nihilo from 1961 to the mid 1970s.
Ramsès Younan - La Part du sable
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan, 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.
Performing Human Rights - Contested Amnesia and Aesthetic Practices in the Global South
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
Aesthetic practices and human rights in the global south.
Why Call it Labor? - On Motherhood and Art Work
2021
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Archive Books
Four essays and one conversation with contemporary artists and curators from different backgrounds and origins (Jerusalem, Lebanon, Kuwait, USA, Egypt) discussing their experience of becoming mothers as professionals in the arts, its reality and effects.
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice - The General\'s Stork
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
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.
Deniz Gül - There is life between us (+transparency)
2021
English edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
A concise and poetic meditation on materiality and consciousness by Turkish artist and writer Deniz Gül.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Conceived as a children's book, Stories of Little and Big Blossoms is 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.
Mine Dal - Everybody\'s Atatürk
2020
bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
Edition Patrick Frey
A photographic journey in contemporary Turkey, looking for traces of the protean presence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic, in more than 600 pages.
Hassan Khan - I saw the world collapse and it was only a word
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Artist's book.
Farah Atassi -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Le Consortium - Monographs
(last copies available!)
Reference monograph.
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.
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