Art & temporality

 
 
John Akomfrah - The Contemporary Condition - Co-existence of Times – A conversation with John Akomfrah
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
forthcoming
In the form of a conversation with filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah, this book sets out to explore how his work with montage can be understood to articulate contemporaneity in sensuous ways.
 Manon - Feathers
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Feathers presents a collection of notes written by the Swiss artist during the conception of an aborted documentary in 2005. Taking the shape of a diary, it offers a unique gateway into Manon's daily life, interweaving memories and reflections on her artistic practice.
Grégory Granados - Cahier du Cirva
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cirva
forthcoming
A vase/flower pot devoted to a dancing plant by French designer Grégory Granados.
Christodoulos Panayiotou - Cahier du Cirva
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cirva
forthcoming
The vases made by the artist, in which the flowers wither as time passes, with a selection of images from his archives.
Futurity Report - Counter-Histories Vol. 1
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Theorists, historians, and artists address the precarious futurity of the notion of the future itself.
Mark Geffriaud - Deux mille quinze
2020
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
A return on Mark Geffriaud's film installation (artist's book).
Tris Vonna-Michell - No more racing in circles - Just pacing within lines of a rectangle (box set)
2020
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The performative aspect of the British artist's practice in the form of scores, transcriptions, and photographs (limited box set edition).
Ruth Ewan - It Rains, It Rains
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
A comprehensive documentation on Ruth Ewan's installation at CAPC, a tangible plastic version of the revolutionary calendar.
Verina Gfader - The Contemporary Condition - The Last Resident
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
The publication presents a collective project lead by artist and researcher Verina Gfader.
Architectures de mémoire
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
The complex architectures of the new “memory palaces”, from libraries, archives and museums to the IT structures, databases and server farms that feed the flow of data on the network.
ToiletMartin PaperParr - Calendar 2020
2019
Toilet Paper
The ToiletMartin PaperParr wall calendar 2020 features photographs conceived by Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, a back-to-back of images made in collaboration between the three artists. In a hotly anticipated follow-up to the first ToiletMartin PaperParr magazine, this calendar presents a selection of the best images conceived by the three artists.
Jean-Christophe Norman - Mundo diffuso
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
Comprehensive monograph.
Maria Stavrinaki - Saisis par la préhistoire - Enquête sur l\'art et le temps des modernes
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Can the modern uses of prehistory shed new light on the modern experience of time and, thus, the art of this period?
Thiago Rocha Pitta - Due albe
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Flash Art - Flash Art Publishing (books)
Artist's book.
Olga von Schubert - “100 Years of Now” and the Temporality of Curatorial Research
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The temporality of curatorial processes and research practices.
Isabelle Delorme - Quand la bande dessinée fait mémoire du XXe siècle - Les récits mémoriels historiques en bande dessinée
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The historical-memorial narrative in comics, from Art Spiegelman to Marjane Satrapi, as a new form of representation of History, between individual and collective memory.
Heinz Peter Knes - Der weltrevolutionäre Prozess seit Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels bis in die Gegenwart
2019
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book, based on Peter Voigt and Arno Fischer's project developed for the Marx-Engels-Forum in Berlin.
Ludger Schwarte - Notes pour un art futur
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
Philosopher Ludger Schwarte presents a critical essay against the notion of contemporaneity in art and pleads for a renewed temporality: an art of futurity.
Uriel Orlow - Soil Affinities
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Shelter Press - Books
Soil Affinities explores the connections of (post)colonial history and the movement of plants for agriculture, from Aubervilliers, a northern suburb of Paris, to formerly French West Africa (Mali and Senegal). This publication and Uriel Orlow's eponymous project retrace the lines and networks of earthly connections between plants and humans through images, maps, texts, and interviews conducted in France, Senegal, and Mali over the span of two years.
Uriel Orlow - Theatrum Botanicum
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This publication emerges from Uriel Orlow's Theatrum Botanicum (2015–18), a multi-faceted project encompassing film, sound, photography, and installation, which looks to the botanical world as a stage for politics, in South Africa and Europe. It brings together documents on the project, and a series of commissioned essays.
Mark Geffriaud - Toast
2018
English edition
future
This artist's book gathers a series of scripts for public speeches made by Mark Geffriaud since 2011. These toasts' scripts are composed of notes and indications, as well as images to be broadcast or reproduced during the performance.
Mark Geffriaud - Toast
2018
French edition
future
This artist's book gathers a series of scripts for public speeches made by Mark Geffriaud since 2011. These toasts' scripts are composed of notes and indications, as well as images to be broadcast or reproduced during the performance.
Knut Ebeling - The Contemporary Condition - There Is No Now – An Archaeology of Contemporaneity
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
Drawing together discourses on contemporaneity and new materialisms, this book examines a material conception of temporality that makes it possible to develop a critique of the philosophical discourse on presence. Claiming that “there is no now,” Ebeling develops an archaeology of contemporaneity according to which the traces of the contemporary can only be secured through visual or material operations, not historical ones.
ToiletMartin PaperParr - Calendar 2019
2018
Toilet Paper
The ToiletMartin PaperParr wall calendar 2019 features photographs conceived by Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, a back-to-back of images made in collaboration between the three artists. In a hotly anticipated follow-up to the first ToiletMartin PaperParr magazine, this calendar presents a selection of the best images conceived by the three artists.
Sam Falls -
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph.


 top of page