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Valérie Mavridorakis - Siah Armajani, pragmatisme et anarchie (1957-1988)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
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.
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
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
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 (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.
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.
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
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.
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.


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