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Ann Veronica Janssens -
2022
English edition
Zolo Press
forthcoming
An intimate dialogue between the works of the two artists over four decades.
Richard Venlet - Dixit - Still Life / Nature Morte
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
The third issue of the critical review Dixit in which the words of the architectural practice OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen and the Brussels artist Richard Venlet confront each other around the theme of "Still Life".
« Il créait des choses désagréables » - Marcel Mariën et l\'activité surréaliste
2022
French edition (texts in French and English)
Art Book Magazine
The different aspects of the work of Marcel Mariën (1920-1993)–member of the surrealist group of Brussels, poet, creator of images, publisher, theoretician and political activist, accomplice of René Magritte and Guy Debord.
Leo Kupper - Complete Electronic & Voices Works 1961-1987 (3 CD)
2022
Sub Rosa
The complete works of one of the pioneers of Belgian early electronics.
Ada Van Hoorebeke - Fake Calligraphy
2021
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A documentation of the participatory project inspired by calligraphic batik initiated by the artists Ada Van Hoorebeke, Maartje Fliervoet and the manoeuvre platform.
Jacqueline Mesmaeker - Quelle Aventure !
2021
trilingual edition (English / French / Dutch)
MER. B&L
Reference monograph on the work of one of Belgium's most discreet, yet most important, female artists.
Sarah Defrise - Sarah Defrise sings For Cathy - A Capella Album – A Tribute to Cathy Berberian (CD)
2021
Sub Rosa
Belgian soprano Sarah Defrise dedicates her first new music album to the American mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian, featuring exclusively a capella pieces which were written for Berberian by some of the most prominent composers of her time.
 BAUKUNST - Pensées
2021
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
A portrait of the Belgian architecture office BAUKUNST founded by Adrien Verschuere.
André Stordeur - Oberheim SEM 8 Voice - 1979-80 (vinyl LP)
2021
Sub Rosa
Unreleased 25'06 side A track (1979-80) + selected works circa 2000 by a key composer of Belgian electronic music.
Ada Van Hoorebeke - Pattern Nor Painting
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book / monograph.
Accattone
2021
English edition
Accattone
Accattone
Accattone #7 deals with open-air domesticity and the diplomatic hospitality of land. It presents intellectual and architectural projects, both contemporary and historical, for alternative modes of living.
Cécile B. Evans - Amos\' World
2021
English edition
varia
The catalogue of the Belgian-American artist's architectural and video installation, at the crossroads of different disciplines, conceived by Cécile B. Evans herself.
Vincent Meessen - Blues Klair
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
This book furthers the reflection that was given form in the exhibition Blues Klair, a site to test History in terms of the present. A series of essays probes the enduring presence of colonialism as well as of alliances and cultural crossovers across time and space through the filter of the colour blue.
Cécile B. Evans - Amos\' World
2021
French edition (texts in English and French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The catalogue of the Belgian-American artist's architectural and video installation, at the crossroads of different disciplines, conceived by Cécile B. Evans herself.
Hans Op de Beeck - Staging Silence - Original Film Soundtracks (2 vinyl LP)
2021
Sub Rosa
An exquisite study in dreamlike abstract ambience, a kaleidoscope of sounds and tones that engage the head and the heart.
Karbé Dinel - MMXX-09 - Ouroboros (vinyl EP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
Karbe Dinel creates a complex work of sound that shifts through diverse moods and seamlessly dovetailed sections, using synthesizer and effects to create deep resonating tones and high pitched complements, mysterious grainy ambience, haunting chambers of drifting electronics; a mysterious and compelling journey in the electronic realm.
Ronny Delrue - Correspondances #1
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A selection of drawings from the Belgian artist's extensive corpus.
Joris de Laet - Experimental &  Parametric Music 1976-2017 (2 vinyl LP)
2020
Sub Rosa
Through “Experimental & Parametric Music 1976-2017,” more than 40 years of Joris de Laet's work are unveiled. We discover here for the first time the great coherence of this work: from “Signalisations” (1976) to “Mnemosyne pour une acousmaman” (2017). The twelve compositions are annotated and explained in detail by the composer, as well as a kind of wild autobiography.
Joris de Laet - Experimental &  Parametric Music 1976-2017 (2 CD)
2020
Sub Rosa
Through “Experimental & Parametric Music 1976-2017,” more than 40 years of Joris de Laet's work are unveiled. We discover here for the first time the great coherence of this work: from “Signalisations” (1976) to “Mnemosyne pour une acousmaman” (2017). The twelve compositions are annotated and explained in detail by the composer, as well as a kind of wild autobiography.
 Silk Saw - Nothing Is Finished (CD)
2020
Sub Rosa
Silk Saw's 12th album, blending sweet and bitter in languorous and enigmatic melodies that float on intriguing pounding polyrhythms.
Eugène Frey - João Maria Gusmão introduces Eugène Frey - Inventeur des célèbres Décors lumineux à transformations du Théâtre de Monte Carlo appliqués pour la première fois à l\'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
A painter and an inventor, Eugène Frey (1863-1930) pioneered techniques of animated sets for the theatre at the same time period as the cinema was invented. While he is contextualized beside the creations of Loie Fuller, Georges Méliès or Lotte Reiniger, he is reinterpreted by the artist João Maria Gusmão. First publication devoted to the work of Eugène Frey, the luxurious catalogue of the exhibition at the New National Museum of Monaco presents texts by Stéphane Tralongo (University of Lausanne) and Laurent Mannoni (Cinémathèque française), as well as a work of fiction by João Maria Gusmão.
 Silk Saw - Everything Starts (vinyl EP)
2020
Sub Rosa
Vinyl EP from Silk Saw's 12th album, blending sweet and bitter in languorous and enigmatic melodies that float on intriguing pounding polyrhythms.
Eric Thielemans - P V T (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
In October 2013, Charlemagne Palestine, Mika Vainio and Eric Thielemans got together for the first time, meeting each other at Les Ateliers Claus in Brussels, for a 4 day residency and 2 live performances. The music of the residency takes, edited by Thielemans, mixed and mastered by Frederic Allstadt, is now released on Matière Mémoire and Godbear, Charlemagne Palestine's archival music label.
Laurence Rassel - Ce que Laurence Rassel nous fait faire
2020
French edition
Paraguay Press
A book of interviews with the curator and pedagogue Laurence Rassel, who develops in thought and action ways to remedy what ruins relationships and hinders emancipation.
 LAb[au] - If Then Else (2 volumes)
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Casino Luxembourg
Exhibition catalogue.
Claude Ledoux - Cloud Atlas / Vertical Study (CD)
2019
Sub Rosa
Cloud Atlas is a collection of 10 short pieces composed by Toshi Ichiyanaghi between 1985 to 1999. Vertical Study gathers rare pieces composed by Claude Ledoux. Both are performed by Japanese pianist Kaoru Tashiro.
 Univers Zéro - Phosphorescent Dreams (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
Available for the first time outside Japan, another epic album of symphonic schizophrenic avant-rock from legendary band Univers Zéro (limited marbled vinyl edition).
Peter Wächtler - Jolly Rogers
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Jolly Rogers is a collection of Peter Wächtler's latest short texts, written in preparation of his two solo exhibitions at Bergen Kunsthall and Kunsthalle Zürich (both 2019), and combined with a nearly complete collection of the artist's drawings and prints from recent years.
Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven - Three Moral Tales
2019
English edition
Paraguay Press
(last copies available!)
Catalogue.
Julia Eckhardt - Intermediary Spaces
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Q-O2
In the long interview that forms the body of this publication, Éliane Radigue talks about her work, her reflections and underlying research, as well as her historical context. The publication also contains a commented list of works and Radigue's programmatic text on The Mysterious Power of the Infinitesimal.
Inessa Hansch - House for a Painting
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
Interdisciplinary and cross-border collaboration between Belgian architect Inessa Hansch and German artist Susanne Kühn: a work that combines architecture and painting, around space and its representation, which questions the idea of the inside and the outside.
Pierre Lauwers - Theory and Problems
2019
no text
(SIC) - Soft Alphabet
This artist's book presents a series of silkscreens on wall made by Pierre Lauwers between 2014 and 2018. These murals were digitally reproduced and reduced to 1:4 for offset printing.
Raf Simons - Beyond the Collaboration
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Incidents
An exchange between artist Sterling Ruby and fashion designer Raf Simons.
Guy Mees - The Lost Space
2019
trilingual edition (English / French / Dutch)
Paraguay Press
Publication devoted to the only statement the Belgian artist has ever published about his own work.
Jean-Luc Fafchamps - H1KhH2WM (Du seuil) - A Five-letter Sufi Word (CD)
2019
Sub Rosa
Third chapter in the Sufi Word's series by Belgian composer Jean-Luc Fafchamps, featuring Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles and Centre Henri Pousseur, conducted by Jean-Paul Dessy.
Gilles Gobert - Chamber Electronic Music (CD)
2019
Sub Rosa
Belgian composer Gobert presents a chisselled and chaotic form of “Chamber Electronic Music”, for piano and laptop, in duos with pianist Nao Momitani and his [KNAPP] bandmate, Gilles Doneux, for Sub Rosa: a subtle mix of electronic composition and contemporary touches.
 Kosmose - First Time Out (2 CD)
2019
Sub Rosa
The first (and the last) concert of mythic Kosmiche Belgian band Kosmose (1973-78): unreleased songs recorded and mixed in March 1975, something undoubtedly cosmic but with a DIY, home-made edge, dirtier than clean, noisier than technology-based.
 Kosmose - First Time Out (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
The first (and the last) concert of mythic Kosmiche Belgian band Kosmose (1973-78): unreleased songs recorded and mixed in March 1975, something undoubtedly cosmic but with a DIY, home-made edge, dirtier than clean, noisier than technology-based.
Jef Cornelis - Curating in the 1980s (DVD)
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Bureau des Videos (DVD)
The sixth volume of the “Archives” series, which is dedicated to landmark exhibitions and curatorial practices, brings together two films by Belgian filmmaker Jef Cornelis on the opening of the Castello di Rivoli in 1985, whose inaugural exhibition was conceived by curator Rudi Fuchs, and the 1987 edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster, organized by Kasper König and Klaus Bussmann.
Dirk Zoete - To Be Determined. According to the Situation
2018
bilingual edition (English / Dutch)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
This catalogue aims to document the creative process behind Zoete's work, starting from preliminary drawings to the completion of his models, sculptures, and architectural constructions. Essays and iconography offer a complete exploration of the Belgian's practice, which builds on the legacies of the German Bauhaus and Russian Constructivism.
Eva Evrard -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues - Monographs
First monograph: minimalist artist Eva Evrard explores the book form, sculpture and installation to question the complexity of the body. Her artistic project is defined by its formal polysemy, inspired by American conceptual art and the renewal of the Arts & Crafts movement.
Olivier Foulon - Isa Genzken\'s Ring
2018
English edition
(SIC) - Soft Alphabet
This artist's book designed by Belgian artist Olivier Foulon is the result of a years-long research on an abandoned sculpture project by Isa Genzken in Rotterdam. It features two essays on Isa Genzken by Jan van Adrichem, a section gathering archival documents, and a comprehensive press kit referring to the aborted project.
 Gast Bouschet & Nadine Hilbert - As above so below
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
Artists Gast Bouschet & Nadine Hilbert, and Laura Mannelli, collaborate on a selection of works that explore the concept of worlds within worlds based on Dante Alighieri's opus. These visual narratives are complemented by texts from writers Benjamin Bianciotto, Agnès de Cayeux, Peter Gray, Didier Ottaviani and Catherine Vidal.
Caroline Claus - Studio_L28 - Sonic Perspectives on Urbanism
2018
English edition (texts in French and Dutch)
Q-O2
A multifaceted examination of sound as a central feature in urban planning.
Guy Mees - The Weather is Quiet, Cool, and Soft
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The late Belgian artist Guy Mees has been a central figure of Antwerp's art scene since the 1970s. This catalogue features emblematic works and unpublished archival materials from the artist's creative phases spanning the 1960s to 2000s; two unpublished essays, and an interview with the artist.
Zin Taylor - Lavender Glass
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This monograph brings together nearly a decade of work, combining sculpture, installation, artist's book and writing. More specifically, the publication explores the themes of growth and training within the artist's conceptual practice, through a long interview conducted by writer and curator Dieter Roelstraete.
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