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.
Oracular Transmissions weaves together three of the most recent collaborative projects Etel Adnan and Lynn Marie Kirby have completed through processes of exchange and translation: Back, Back Again to Paris (2013), The Alhambra (2016), and Transmissions (2017).
Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of
body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication
retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the
female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
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.
This artist's book is a written rendering of monologues included in The
Zone, a performance based on a series of narratives staged within
the exhibition space of the Iberê Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre in
This publication documents the artistic research for Sansour's project for
the Danish Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: a dark science
fiction narrative set after an eco-disaster,
evolving into an intimate dialogue about memory, exile
Presented as a work-in-progress, this text on American artist Rindon
Johnson's video practice offers a reflection on the widening creative
possibilities in the multimodal digital landscape, while discussing the
political and personal aspirations of a new generation of artists and
Publication documenting the award-winning web series Revisiting
Genesis by Oreet Ashery. This documentary fiction on mourning in
the digital age explores
complex issues such as gender and death, digital reincarnation, and women
Full transcript of Mekas's Lithuania and the Collapse
of the USSR: a five-hour-long film made up of footage from US television newscasts covering the independence of Lithuania and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
An overview of video art
production from the Pearl River Delta in China:
having emerged in the mid-1980s, this vital yet under-represented art scene
is thoroughly documented in this richly illustrated catalogue (460 ill.)
which features works by nearly sixty artists (catalogue of the inaugural
exhibition at Times Art Center Berlin).
The catalogue of the eponymous exhibition by Laure Prouvost at Pirelli
HangarBicocca: a multimedia project—installations, videos and projections,
sculptures and found objects—revolving around the story of Prouvost's
“grandfather”, a fictional prolific conceptual artist.
This publication is the result of a research project led by artists Raphaël
Grisey and Bouba Touré around the archives
of the self-organized agricultural cooperative Somankidi Coura, in Mali. A
historical reflection on agricultural, archival, health, and migratory
issues through a decolonial
Monograph dedicated to the films of the Israeli artist Assaf Gruber.
Articulated around eight conversations related to the films' production,
this publication reflects an important theme in Gruber's work: what effects
can art have on individuals far removed from the artistic field.
The catalogue of the eponymous exhibition by Caroline Mesquita,
published on the occasion of her Fondation Ricard Prize. The French artist
works primarily with metal, creating sculptures and staged video with strong
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.
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.