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Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
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.
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of constructivist thought.
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Researcher Elena Vogman examines the unpublished archival material relating to the film adaptation of Karl Marx's Capital by Sergei Eisenstein.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.
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.
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.
 Maria Beltsikova & Tatiana Dordzhieva - Kalmykian Archaic and Soviet Folk (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
Maria Beltsikova and Tatiana Dordzhieva are two Kalmyk folk musicians, named after the Mongolian descendants living in Russia. This compilation gathers traditional Kalmyks songs (about the deportation of the Kalmyks in 1943-1944) and Soviet folklore.
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 – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.
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)
Art centers, museums, galleries & 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.


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