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Cinema

 
 
Tell it to the Stones - Encounters with the films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Artists, scholars, filmmakers, and writers revisit the films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub.
E-flux journal - Navigation Beyond Vision
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
forthcoming
Navigation and montage in Harun Farocki's work.
Cary Loren - Polaroids
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
This artist's book by the American artist, musician (Destroy All Monsters), writer and bookseller intertwines Polaroids of 1970s Detroit with photographs of painterly collages made of TV stills and print ephemera combining Christian iconography, Classical Hollywood cinema, pop and b-movie culture.
Elena Vogman - La danse des valeurs - Sergueï Eisenstein et le Capital de Marx
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
Researcher Elena Vogman examines the unpublished archival material relating to the film adaptation of Karl Marx's Capital by Sergei Eisenstein. The analysis of these materials reveals the clear and ambitious idea that animated the Soviet filmmaker for this aborted project: to build a visual theorization of value.
Hito Steyerl - De l\'art en duty free - L\'art à l\'époque de la guerre civile planétaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
Saul Bass - Autopsie du design cinématographique
2021
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
The first book to examine the life and work of the fascinating figure of Saul Bass, exploring the designer's revolutionary career and his lasting impact on the entertainment and advertising industries.
Gabriel Abrantes - Programmed Melancholy
2020
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
First comprehensive monograph.
Gareth Long - Kidnappers Foil
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
An unusual vantage on the history of cinematic production in the twentieth century.
Rodrigo Valenzuela - Journeyman
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
First comprehensive monograph.
Hannah Beachler - Design in a Frame of Emotion
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Incidents
American production designer Hannah Beachler engages in a conversation with Jacqueline Stewart and Toni L. Griffin about set building and curation, urban design, location scouting, Afrofuturism, fictional histories, and Black feminist narratives, and elucidates her role.
Johanne Løgstrup - The Contemporary Condition - Co-existence of Times – A conversation with John Akomfrah
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
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.
Brice Dellsperger - On Gender Performance
2020
English edition
Floating Opera Press
A conversation about performance, genre and cinema in the subversive work of Brice Dellsperger.
Pascal Goblot - Life as it goes - A conversation with Henri Atlan
2020
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A journey through the life and way of thinking of the French intellectual, medical biologist, philosopher and writer.
Germaine Dulac - What is cinema?
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
The first published edition of Germaine Dulac's What is Cinema?, almost 75 years after its creation, illuminates the vital role of this pioneer of the 1920s French avant-garde, as an innovator of modern cinematic thought, who was reflecting, early on, in a sustained and analytical way about what cinema is.
Nicole Brenez - Nous sommes d’accord avec tout ce qui a lutté et lutte encore depuis le début du monde - Introduction au cinéma lettriste
2020
French edition
Light Cone
A presentation of the key figures and the basic concepts of Lettrist cinema, which prefigured the breakthroughs of the nouvelle vague and the experiments of expanded cinema.
Puissance du végétal et cinéma animiste - La vitalité révélée par la technique
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A collective and transdisciplinary study of the representation of plants and their powers to reflect on the question of animation, cinema, photography and, more broadly, image, in the Anthropocene era and in the context of the "vegetal turn" at work in the human sciences as well as in contemporary art.
Paolo Gioli - Impressions sauvages
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Retrospective monograph of the photographer and filmmaker Paolo Gioli, an active member of the Italian avant-garde of the 1970s: an overview of his work, with a dozen essays, an interview and the artist's writings.
Beatrice Gibson - Deux Soeurs
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
From Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich to Basma Alsharif and Pauline Oliveros, Deux Soeurs brings together a chorus of voices that explore representations of parenthood, friendship, and disobedience.
João Maria Gusmão - 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.
Želimir Žilnik - Shadow Citizens
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
An insight into the radical film praxis and extensive oeuvre of Serbian filmmaker Želimir Žilnik.
Salomé Lamas - Fatamorgana
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The graphic translation of the text at the heart of the Fatamorgana project (2016–2019), alongside a variety of related materials, including project notes and contributions. The books also provides online access to photographic, video, and sound materials, along with technical specifications for all of the project's component elements.
Federico Patellani - Stromboli 1949
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
In the spring of 1949, while they were shooting “Stromboli” on the island of the same name, Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini began a love affair which was to cause a scandal. The great photographer Federico Patellani documented the development of the film as well as life on the island.
Stephen Barber - The Projectionists - Eadweard Muybridge and the Future Projections of the Moving Image
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
This publication explores the pioneering role of 19th century photographer Eadweard Muybridge in the development of moving-image projection. The study also maps the exceptional influence of his experiments on contemporary world's visual form.


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