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Seloua Luste Boulbina - Le singe de Kafka & autres propos sur la colonie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
forthcoming
The colony as a major philosophical concept in contemporary political thought—a basis for reflection on decolonization (expanded reprint of the book published in 2008).
Rim Battal - L\'Eau du bain
2019
French edition
Supernova - Books
A collection of thoughts, fragments and poems set in a prose text, between the newspaper, written from day to day, the essay and the autobiography.
Waiting for Omar Gatlato - A Survey of Contemporary Art from Algeria and Its Diaspora
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This catalogue offers diverse representations of everyday life in Algeria and its diaspora through film, paintings, photography and sculpture by twenty-five contemporary artists. It includes the first English translations of key theoretical texts on Algerian contemporary art.
Zineb Sedira - A Brief Moment
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Ce catalogue accompagne l'exposition de Zineb Sedira au Jeu de Paume, qui couvre une période allant de 1998 à aujourd'hui et des médiums aussi divers que la vidéo, le film, l'installation et la photographie. Plusieurs des installations présentées reflètent son intérêt pour la collecte, l'enregistrement et la transmission d'histoires.
Émilie Goudal - Des damné(e)s de l\'Histoire - Les arts visuels face à la guerre d\'Algérie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A critical look at the place and stakes of representations of the war of independence in the contemporary construction of the French and Algerian art scene.
Latifa Echakhch - Le jardin mécanique
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Published in collaboration with the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, this book guides the reader through the discovery of Latifa Echakhch's jardin mécanique, her latest exhibition at the Monegasque institution. A collection of visual and written essays, the publication explores the artist's take on the museum's collection of automatons and set models, as well as on the historical representations of the Exotic Garden of Monaco, through the form of a flipbook, translating on the page the motion of the five video works specifically produced for the exhibition.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Les miroirs vagabonds ou la décolonisation des savoirs (art, littérature, philosophie)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.
Bouchra Khalili - Blackboard
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Bouchra Khalili's films, video installations, photographs and silkscreen prints suggest civic platforms, from which members of minorities perform their strategies of resistance to arbitrary power. This catalogue dedicated to the French-Moroccan artist spans ten years of creation.
Jalal El Hakmaoui - Ce que je n\'ai pas dit à Bob Dylan
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Collection of poems.
Hicham Lasri - Fawda
2017
texts in French and in Arabic
Kulte Editions
At the crossroads of an artist book and a graphic novel, Fawda is an ode to Casablanca's life, presented through a non-linear narrative inspired by vox-pops.
Myriam El Haïk - Pièce pour quatre toy pianos
2017
bilingual edition (French / Arabic)
Kulte Editions
Music score for four toy pianos, revolving around four notes—A, B, C, and E. Inscribed in the minimalist aesthetic of contemporary music, the piece was inspired by the rhythm of traditional Moroccan ceremonial music. With an essay by video artist and writer Laëtitia Laguzet.
Ymane Fakhir - The Lion\'s Share
2017
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
Ymane Fakhir's project “The Lion's Share” combines sculptures, video, photography, and text, to narrates the story of a bereaved Muslim family and their share of the inheritance. An algebra lesson in which the Moroccan artist examines the place of women in the Muslim family—and beyond.
Mohamed Bourouissa -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
Since 2003, Bourouissa has been developing a multidisciplinary practice rooted in social reality, working primarily with representations of a contemporary urban environment. This catalogue accompanies the Franco-Algerian artist's exhibition at the Barnes Foundation, which gathers his most significant works to date—including Horse Day, his first project in the USA.
Ismaïl Bahri - Instruments
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
(last copies available!)
Instruments is the catalogue accompanying Ismaïl Bahri's exhibition of the same title at the Jeu de Paume. It is also his first monograph. Bahri's oeuvre, which dates back to the 2000s, is like a precise and sensitive record of events and experiments; its often mechanical kinetics are particularly evocative of the film process. His experiments are based on the tiny nuances and minute developments that occur when simple things are brought into contact with each other. They demand an acuteness of gaze that leads one to question the limits of perception and the visible.
Rä di Martino - The Day He Swims Thru Marrakech
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
Photographic companion book to the film La controfigura (“The stand-in”) by Rä di Martino: the tale of a cinema troupe in Marrakech trying to shoot the remake of The Swimmer, the 1968 film with Burt Lancaster, based on a short story of the same name by John Cheever.
Gabriele Basilico - Marocco 1971
2016
billingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
Marocco 1971 offers an intimate, social, and aesthetical portrait of Morocco by Italian photographer Gabriele Basilico. Set during the Summer of 1971, the series also brings back the distinctive spirit of this era.
Touda Bouanani - Re-monter le temps
2016
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
This “book-object” prompts the reader to piece together a fragmented narrative comprising texts and pictures to color, to copy, to associate…
Mustapha Akrim - Collective Memory - 70-85
2015
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
With Collective Memory, Mustapha Akrim appropriates one of the most pervasive and widely circulated media of official postcolonial visual culture, the Moroccan dirham. At stake here is how visual representation affects political representation and vice versa.
Daniel Buren - D\'une arche aux autres - Travail in situ, Casablanca
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A documentation on the development and reception of Daniel Buren's monumental in situ work in the gardens of the Sacred Heart Church of Casablanca.
Yto Barrada - Before History
2015
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
Before History catalogues the exhibition for the Abraaj Group Art Prize 2015, which includes a new body of work by Yto Barrada, the winner of the prize, and existing work by shortlisted artists Sarnath Banerjee, Setareh Shahbazi, and Mounira Al Solh.
Kader Attia -
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Reference monographs
currently out of stock
Comprehensive monograph.
Edward W. Saïd - Le Classisme : une introduction [extrait]
2015
French edition
 future 
A re-appropriation of Edward Said's Orientalism by Joe Scanlan.
Mohamed Laouli - Golf Project
2014
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
In Mohammed Laouli's Golf project, residents of a poor neighbourhood nearby Rabat are invited by the artist to play golf in their own streets, thus subverting the signs of power.
Kader Attia - RepaiR
2014
English edition
BlackJack editions - Monographs & artists' books
(last copies available!)
Both an artist's book and Kader Attia's reference monograph, “RepaiR” consists of interviews and texts around Attia's oeuvre, documented through about 1000 b/w reproductions, and the notion of repair, by 13 academics and researchers working in various disciplines. The book also reveals the artist's research and creation process, with a selection of archive texts and images.
Fatima Mazmouz - Super Oum
2014
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
A protean series of works in which artist Fatima Mazmouz thinks her pregnant body as an artistic process and as a place of performance.