Art & cultural identity

 
 
Neil McWilliam - L\'esthétique de la réaction - Tradition, foi, identité et l\'art français (1900-1914)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
A study that explores the complex relationship between nationalism, traditionalism and the critique of modern culture in France in the decades preceding the First World War.
Mine Dal - Everybody\'s Atatürk
2020
bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A photographic journey in contemporary Turkey, looking for traces of the protean presence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic.
 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.
Tessa Mars - Île modèle, Manman zile, Island Template
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Naima
Monograph.
Stephen Sutcliffe - At Fifty
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
First monograph dedicated to British filmmaker and video artist Stephen Sutcliffe. Including commissioned essays and an interview with the artist, At Fifty examines over twenty years of film collages practice, delving into Sutcliffe's extensive use of television archives and critical reflection on British cultural identity.
 Yan Pei-Ming - Yan Pei-Ming face à Courbet
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
A face to face between the great works of Gustave Courbet and new paintings by contemporary artist Yan Pei-Ming, specially created for the bicentenary of the birth of Courbet.
Global Identities - Postcolonial and Cross-cultural Narratives
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A collection of essays and lectures that aim to provice insights, analysis and reflections about global identity dynamics, with particular attention to cultural production, the hybridization of languages and postcolonial narratives.
 Yan Pei-Ming - The Man Who Weeps
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph: a retrospective of Yan Pei-Ming's paintings and watercolors from 2006 to 2019, structured around the figure of disappearance and violence, and around the confrontation with the works of the masters of the past as well as with modern iconography, with essays by Franck Gautherot, David Liot, Xavier Douroux and Fabian Stech.
Danh Vo -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
Designed under the direction of the artist, this monograph is devoted to Danh Vo's in situ installation at the CAPC museum, through which the conceptual artist explores the relationship between individual and collective history, and the notions of power and masculinity.
Glenn Ligon - Debris Field / Notes for a Poem on the Third World / Soleil Negre
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Is-Land
currently out of stock
Catalogue of the American artist's exhibition at Galerie Chantal Crousel: the publication presents a series of new works (neon, painting, drawing) inspired by texts by Gertrude Stein and Pier Paolo Pasolini, and by the artist's reflections on language, race and gender. The book includes poems by writer, artist and Act Up activist Gregg Bordowitz, and an essay by teacher and writer Sara Nadal-Melsio.
Koki Tanaka - Vulnerable Histories - An Archive
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Fully documenting Koki Tanaka's latest video & photo project, this publication focuses on a pressing issue from the artist's native country—the mutual incomprehension and mistrust between Zainichi Koreans and ethnic Japanese—to plead for vigilance when it comes to racism and discrimination.
Marie Canet - Juntos en la Sierra - Speech Act, Identité, Globalisation
2018
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
The production of alternative and solidarity-based knowledge through the linguistic, sexual, biological and geographical margins.
Philippe Boisnard - Vie et mort d\'un transsexuel
2018
French edition
Supernova - Books
In the midst of a demographic crisis, the world witnesses the emergence of a new form of human life, the New Eve, whose particularity is to be transsexual… A tragicomic novel offering an unprecedented reflection on gender and totalitarianism.
Diaphanes - Merry Xenotism!
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
Under the title of Merry Xenotism!, Diaphanes #4 directs its attention to everything foreign and different, to the other in the same and the same in the other. With contributions from art, literature, and discourse by Leonard Suryajaya, Slavs & Tartars, Lynn Hershman-Leeson, Yves Netzhammer, Jean-Luc Nancy, Tianzhuo Chen, Elena Dorfman, Maria Gabriela Llansol, A.K. Kaiza, Miguel Tamen, Lina Atfah, Michele Pedrazzi, Angelika Meier, Joseph Morder, Jordan Lee Schnee, Jochen Thermann, and many others.
Keith Edmier - Mother Mold
2018
English edition
Petzel
This publication brings together the 50 unique life-cast portraits of the artist's work, Imagines; inspired by ancient Roman life-casts of the same name. Each life-cast portrait is presented as a postcard; the reverse of which, written in Edmier's own hand, provides interesting details about the individual casts. The set of postcards is presented in a hard-back “stone” box-envelop, with white debossed text.
Hämatli & Patriæ
2018
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Catalogue documenting an eponymous exhibition project which interprets contemporary issues such as migration, nationalism, populism and identity, using the symbolism in the Flemish painting of 1570 by Simon de Myle entitled Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat.
Grounds for Possible Music - On Gender, Voice, Language, and Identity
2018
English edition
Errant Bodies - Anthologies
restocking in progress
currently out of stock
Gender, voice, language, and identity in musical composition and experimental sound practices.
Keith Edmier - Mother Mold - Limited edition
2018
English edition
Petzel
sold out
Limited special edition, signed and numbered by the artist with a custom seal. Also included is a card of the 50th and final lifecast self portrait of Edmier made on the exact minute of his 50th birthday and the day of the exhibition opening at Petzel Gallery. Special editions come in a set of 2 books: one first edition copy & one sealed and signed by the artist with the final card.
Theo Eshetu - The Body Electric
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The first comprehensive survey of video artist and filmmaker Theo Eshetu's extensive body of work. It provides documentation and critical analysis of Eshetu's practice, in which he examines the imagery of the collective unconscious, exploring cultural identity and challenging official media narratives through a complex interplay of signs and symbols.
Jacques Charlier - Un art sans identité
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Panacée
Catalogue dedicated to one of the pioneers of European conceptual art, whose work adopts a critical approach of the art world and the avant-garde. The publication offers an overview of the Belgian artist's career, and gathers texts by Jean-Michel Botquin from 1960 to 1980, and recent contributions by Nicolas Bourriaud, Denys Riout, Denis Gielen, and Serge Bonati.
Laurence Rasti - There Are No Homosexuals in Iran
2017
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For two years, Laurence Rasti photographed Iranian homosexual refugees who transit through the city of Denizli in Turkey, waiting to join a host country where to live their sexuality freely. The resulting photographic series explores the sensitive concepts of identity and gender, while juxtaposing the gravity of the situation with lighter and hopeful moments.
Homo Melitensis - An Incomplete Inventory in 19 Chapters
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Malta Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale takes readers on a poetic journey through the volatile territories of national and cultural identity of Malta. Gathering contributions by authors, artists, and travelogues, the publication presents ample proof of the rich, complex, and continuing history of the maltese people and its diaspora.
Maja Bajevic - Power, Governance, Labor
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
New monograph of one of the most important artists rooted in Eastern Europe.
 Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs - Continental Drift
2017
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographic account of the two photographers's automobile trip from Switzerland to Mongolia, through the mystical realms of the East.
 Yan Pei-Ming - Ruines du temps réel
2017
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
currently out of stock
Catalogue of works by Chinese painter Yan Pei-Ming, gathering a series of landscapes, portraits, and historical scenes exposing the tragedy of our contemporary world. Featuring exhibition views, a text by Xavier Douroux, and an interview with the artist by Pascal Pique (catalogue of the eponymous exhibition at Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain in Sète, France).


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