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Elena Vogman - La danse des valeurs - Sergueï Eisenstein et le Capital de Marx
2023
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Researcher Elena Vogman examines the unpublished archival material relating to the film adaptation of Karl Marx's Capital by Sergei Eisenstein.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.
Andrey Tarkovsky - Solaris - Sound and Vision (book + vinyl LP + CD)
2022
English edition
Song Cycle Records
forthcoming
Collector's edition box set including the soundtrack realised by the great Russian composer Edward Artemiev for the Andrey Tarkovsky's masterpiece film Solaris (1972). The box comes with the remastered soundtrack in the vinyl and CD formats, and an exclusive luxurious photo book with unreleased images of the movie set and essays about music and cinema of the duo Artemiev/Tarkovsky.
 Iliazd - Iliazda at the Birthday Party - Autobiographical Lecture, 1922
2022
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The English translation of Zdanevich's Dadaist autobiographical lecture in Paris in 1922, where he adopts the name Iliazda. In this entertaining lecture, the achievements of the avant-garde is presented as a combination of zaum, polymorphous sexuality, aleatory forms and scatological interpretation of culture.
Viktor Misiano - Curator without a System - Viktor Misiano: Selected Writing
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Curator without a System brings together, for the first time in English, a rich variety of essays by the curator Viktor Misiano written between 1988 and 2005.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
Through a new reading of the Notebooks of Vaslav Nijinsky, who was described as "insane", and by taking them out of their reduction to a psychiatric diagnosis, Madeleine Abassade reveals the dancer's revolt against an established order of which he was the instrument and from which he sought to emancipate himself by creating his own choreographies.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
Through a new reading of the Notebooks of Vaslav Nijinsky, who was described as "insane", and by taking them out of their reduction to a psychiatric diagnosis, Madeleine Abassade reveals the dancer's revolt against an established order of which he was the instrument and from which he sought to emancipate himself by creating his own choreographies.
 Iliazd - Le degré 41 sinapisé - Lecture on Pearl Disease, Paris 1922
2022
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The first volume in bie bao series dedicated to militant investigations on Russian poet, designer, typographer, theoretician, and publisher Iliazd (Ilya Zdanevich, 1894-1975), who developed a new philosophy and methodology from zaum (trans-sense) experiments.
Nicolas Evreïnoff - The Steps of Nemesis - A Dramatic Chronicle in Six Scenes from Party Life in the USSR (1936–1938)
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
The theatricalization of the Soviet Union through the reenactment as theater of the Stalinist show trials by the playwright Nikolai Evreinov (1879-1953).
 Chto Delat - When the Roots Start Moving - First Mouvement – To Navigate Backward – Resonating with Zapatismo
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A collection of essays investigating predicaments of rootedness and rootlessness and notions of belonging and of displacement across different geographical and epistemological coordinates.
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
The Missing Planet - Visions and re-visions of Soviet Times
2021
English edition
Nero
The history of Soviet and post-Soviet art from 1970 to the present through the essays of thirty authors and the works of more than fifty artists.
Voices (Towards Other Institutions)
2021
English edition
Lenz Press
An critical exploration of the public role of cultural institutions in times of global crisis.
Olga Nosova - Shampanskoye (CD)
2021
ReQords
An off-track, frenetic and exciting improvisation session bringing together musicians who have known each other for many years and are playing together for the first time.
Elena Prosvetina - Au temps des utopies radieuses - Création et folie en Russie soviétique (1921-1929) – Suivi de Pavel Karpov : L\'activité créatrice des aliénés, 1926
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
A study and translation of a fundamental text on the “art of the insane” in Russia, re-establishing a whole section of Western history of the interest of psychiatrists in the relationship between creation and madness.
Vladislav Shapovalov - Image Diplomacy
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An artistic research on the political construction of representations of socialist and capitalist modernity during the Cold War, through a history of exhibitions.
Red Love – A Reader on Alexandra Kollontai - Kollantai – A Play by Agneta Pleijel
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This reader revisits the formidable legacy of Russian revolutionary,  feminist, political refugee and diplomat Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952) in light of current feminist struggles. Includes the first English translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish writer Agneta Pleijel.
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.
Elena Vogman - Dance of Values - Sergei Eisenstein\'s Capital Project
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
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.
Ilya Ehrenbourg - Et pourtant elle tourne
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
First French edition of an essential manifesto of modern art written by Russian writer, poet and journalist Ilya Ehrenburg in 1921.
Notes on Contemporary Art in Kosovo
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The art scene of Kosovo.
Aslan Gaisumov - Keicheyuhea
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This first monograph on Aslan Gaisumov borrows its title from a video work focusing on the traumatic aftermaths of post-World War II for the Chechen people under Soviet control. The publication documents in text and images this both historical and intimate project.
Dziga Vertov - Le ciné-œil de la révolution - Écrits sur le cinéma
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Medias/Theories
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.
Coiled Verbal Spring - Devices of Lenin\'s Language
2018
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Coiled Verbal Spring: Devices of Lenin's Language brings together the first English translation of the Russian Formalist and Futurist writings on Lenin's revolutionary language, one of the most interesting projects of political Formalism and avant-garde theory in the twentieth century.
Revolution Every Day – A Calendar - 1917-2017
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This unique, small format companion to the exhibition “Revolution Every Day” is inspired by the tradition of Soviet tear-off calendars. The book has 365 calendar pages with daily entries featuring a range of images and texts drawn from primary and archival source materials that explore the historical and experiential dimensions of revolution. It presents short essays and original contributions from curators, artists, and scholars, and illustrations of all of the works in the exhibition.
E-flux journal - Art Without Death – Conversations on Russian Cosmism
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
This book of interviews and conversations with today's most compelling living and resurrected artists and thinkers seeks to address the relevance of Russian cosmism and biocosmism in light of its influence on the Russian artistic and political vanguard as well as on today's art-historical apparatuses, weird materialisms, extinction narratives, and historical and temporal politics.
Nikolai Evreinov - The Storming of the Winter Palace
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
A collective study on the theatrical reenactment of the storming of the Winter Palace by Soviet dramatist Nikolai Evreinov, on the occasion of the October Revolution's third anniversary. This staging of the beginning of the revolution, performed by 10.000 people, is documented thanks to an ensemble of texts, photographs, and drawings.
Taus Makhacheva - Tightrope
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Published to document a project by the Dagestani artist Taus Makhacheva that consists of the video Tightrope and a series of three performances, this publication is built around a dialogue between Makhacheva and the protagonist of her film, the tightrope walker Rasul Abakarov. It offers insight into the artist's practice and elaborates on the topics she tackles in her works.
 Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci Lucchi - The Arrow of Time - Notes from a Russian Journey – 1989-1990
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
This publication reproduces the experimental filmmakers' notebooks from their journey in the Soviet Union at the end of the 1980s. Gianikian & Ricci Lucchi undertook this travel to gather the memories of the cinematographic literary and artistic Russian avant-garde of the '20s and '30s, seeking out survivors and listening to their life stories.
Anastasiya Yarovenko - Preis der Kunsthalle Wien 2015
2016
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Monographic publication on Ukrainian-born artist Anastasiya Yarovenko, the joint recipient of the 2015 Kunsthalle Wien Prize, whose work is concerned with the body's relationship to societal structures, behaviors, and space.
Boris Groys - Particular Cases
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
New collection of essays by Boris Groys in which the philosopher discusses the works and artists that influenced his thinking, from Paweł Althamer to Andy Warhol.
Boris Mikhailov - Arles, Paris...and
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
A previously unpublished series of photographs taken in 1989 in Arles and Paris, retouched by Boris Mikhailov 26 years later, offering a fresh perspective on his work.
Elitza Dulguerova - Usages et utopies - L\'exposition dans l\'avant-garde russe prérévolutionnaire (1900-1916)
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Uses and Utopias – The Exhibition in the Pre-Revolutionary Russian Avant-Garde: an essay on the exhibition practice in Russia in the years 1910-1920, and in particular on the relationship between exhibition and public space in the projects of the historical avant-gardes.
Michel Aubry - La Sixième Partie du monde
2014
French edition
Captures - Artist's books
Artist's book, based on the film A Sixth Part of the World by Dziga Vertov (1926).
Maxim Komar-Myshkin - Vladimir\'s Night
2014
English edition
Sternberg Press - Fiction
The chimerical final work by Maxim Komar-Myshkin, one of the most elusive and tragic figures in Israeli-Russian art.
Ossip Mandelstam - Voronej - Choix + Sur Staline
2014
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This publication presents a vast selection of poems written from 1935-1937 by dissident Soviet poet and essayist Ossip Mandelstam during his forced exile in Voronezh. The edition is completed by two poems on Stalin.
Olga Medvedkova - Kandinsky ou la critique des critiques - Les écrits russes de Kandinsky (1901-1911)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
First translation into French of a series of fundamental texts by Kandinsky, published in Russia in the early twentieth century.
Geneviève Cloutier - L\'avant-garde russe face à la « terreur de l\'histoire » - Historiosophie et historiographie chez Velimir Khlebnikov et Pavel Filonov
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A reflection on the Russian avant-garde's artistic project in the early twentieth century, and the problem of their paradoxical relationship to history.
Cécile Pichon-Bonin - Peinture et politique en URSS - L\'itinéraire des membres de la Société des artistes de chevalet (OST) (1917-1941)
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A study of the production and reception of art in the USSR in the years 1920-1930 through the analysis of the work of the Society of Easel Painters (OST)'s members.
E-flux journal - Moscow Symposium – Conceptualism Revisited
2012
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
Revisiting conceptual art: the Russian case in an international context.
David Teboul - Boris Mikhailov - J\'ai déjà été ici un jour
2011
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A portrait of the great Ukrainian photographer based on a film on Boris Mikhailov by David Teboul.
Anton Vidokle - New York Conversations (DVD)
2011
English edition
Sternberg Press - Audio / video
A text film documenting three days of public conversations between artists, critics, curators, and a free floating public.
Kazimir Malevitch - Carrément
2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
Catalogue focusing on both ambiguous and explicit Morellet's relationship to Malevich's oeuvre.
Espace(s) - Special Issue – Correspondances Paris-Moscou
2010
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
The French and Russian contributions to Space exploration as seen by 5 French authors and 5 Russian authors (Special Issue).
Olga Kisseleva - Divers Faits
2010
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
A contemporary dictionary of food and everyday objects symbolism through 49 stories and 49 still lifes.
Anton Vidokle - Produce, Distribute, Discuss, Repeat
2010
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of essays and interview by an artist who captures the attention of 70,000 people each day through e-flux, as well as unitednationsplaza, Martha Rosler Library, and other traveling projects.
Alexander Kantarovsky - Mutualisms
2009
English edition
Sputnik
10.00 4.00 €
Artist's book.
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