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Minor Cinema - Experimental Film in Switzerland
2020
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
An archeology of Swiss experimental film.
Stephen Barber - The Projectionists - Eadweard Muybridge and the Future Projections of the Moving Image
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
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.
Lynn Marie Kirby - Oracular Transmissions
2020
English edition
X Artists' Books
forthcoming
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).
Angela Marzullo - L\'origine
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre de la photographie Genève
forthcoming
Artist's book stemming from a performance by the Swiss feminist artist, featuring newspaper cut-outs evoking the female sex (limited edition).
Holger Trülzsch - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
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.
Paolo Gioli - Impressions sauvages
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
forthcoming
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.
Ursula Biemann -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre culturel suisse Paris
A notebook based on Ursula Biemann's latest film, Acoustic Ocean, an expedition to the depths of the Arctic Ocean in search of interspecies communications.
Mark Geffriaud - Deux mille quinze
2020
French edition
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
A return on Mark Geffriaud's film installation (artist's book).
Sonia Leimer - Via San Gennaro
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New catalogue.
Pablo Pijnappel - Beyond Imagination - A Zona de Crepúsculo
2020
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
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 2018.
Larissa Sansour - Research/Practice - Heirloom
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
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 and nostalgia.
Ulla von Brandenburg -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
New monograph.
Harry Burke - A diminished poetry - An expanding (and contracting) writerly. Fragments, for Rindon Johnson – Before publication #01
2020
English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
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 critics.
Oreet Ashery - How We Die Is How We Live Only More So
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
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 artists.
Daniela Comani - Planet Earth - 21st Century
2020
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A collection of 360 postcards of cities from all around the world, made with screenshots from 3D software Apple Maps and Google Earth.
Jonas Mekas - Transcript 04 44\' 14\
2020
bilingual edition (English / Lithuanian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
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.
Thao Nguyen Phan - Monsoon Melody
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monographic catalogue dedicated to multimedia artist Thao Nguyen Phan, whose recent video and visual works explore the agricultural, political, and social issues in rural Vietnam.
The D-Tale - Video Art from the Pearl River Delta
2019
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
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).
Laure Prouvost - GDM - Grand Dad\'s Visitor Center
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
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.
Raphaël Grisey - Semer Somankidi Coura - Une archive générative
2019
French edition
Archive Books
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 perspective.
Assaf Gruber - The Storyseller
2019
English edition
Archive Books
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.
Jesper Just - Servitudes. Circuits. Interpassivities.
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First retrospective monograph overviewing the Danish video artist's body of works for over a decade.
Caroline Mesquita - The Ballad
2019
bilingue (English / French)
Cura. - Cura.books
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 narratives.
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.
Peter Wächtler - Jolly Rogers
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
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.