anti/postcolonialism

 
 
Love and Ethnology - The Colonial Dialectic of Sensitivity (after Hubert Fichte)
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
forthcoming
Halfway between a catalogue and a reader, this publication documents a long-term, touring exhibition project on the critical reception of Hubert Fichte's ethnographic travel literature. This large-scale initiative brings forth a multi-faceted debate on colonial modernism, ethnography, poetry and sexuality.
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.
Bonaventure Soh Bejend Ndikung - Pamphlet 1 - Those who are dead are not ever gone
2019
English edition
Archive Books
A post-colonial pamphlet on the ethnological museums of Europe, primarily the upcoming Humboldt Forum in Berlin.
Zineb Sedira - A Brief Moment
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Ce catalogue accompagne l'exposition de Zineb Sedira au Jeu de Paume, qui couvre une période allant de 1998 à aujourd'hui et des médiums aussi divers que la vidéo, le film, l'installation et la photographie. Plusieurs des installations présentées reflètent son intérêt pour la collecte, l'enregistrement et la transmission d'histoires.
Vanina Géré - Les mauvais sentiments - L\'art de Kara Walker
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
This book traces the career of Kara Walker (born in 1969), the most internationally recognized African-American artist since Jean-Michel Basquiat, and explores the history of the reception of a work that faces the limits of representation, challenging the question of the figuration of the black body.
Émilie Goudal - Des damné(e)s de l\'Histoire - Les arts visuels face à la guerre d\'Algérie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A critical look at the place and stakes of representations of the war of independence in the contemporary construction of the French and Algerian art scene.
Sonia Boyce - Thoughtful Disobedience - Nouvelle édition française
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Villa Arson
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.
Latifa Echakhch - Le jardin mécanique
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Published in collaboration with the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, this book guides the reader through the discovery of Latifa Echakhch's jardin mécanique, her latest exhibition at the Monegasque institution. A collection of visual and written essays, the publication explores the artist's take on the museum's collection of automatons and set models, as well as on the historical representations of the Exotic Garden of Monaco, through the form of a flipbook, translating on the page the motion of the five video works specifically produced for the exhibition.
Florence Lazar - You Think The Earth Is A Dead Thing… It\'s So Much More Convenient! Dead, We Thus Trample On It…
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition by Florence Lazar at the Jeu de Paume. It is also her first monograph.
Anne Lafont - L\'art et la race - L\'Africain (tout) contre l\'œil des Lumières
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
French art historian Anne Lafont delivers an unpublished study on the close and paradoxical relations of art and race in the Enlightenment. A new voice in current works on issues of race, art, images and colonization.
Cécile Fromont - L\'Art de la conversion - Culture visuelle chrétienne dans le royaume du Kongo
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An an extensive analysis of the advent of Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo and its and development across four centuries.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Les miroirs vagabonds ou la décolonisation des savoirs (art, littérature, philosophie)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
A philosophy of decolonization that intends to show how, in knowledge and the arts, the past can be passed.
Daniel J. Sherman - Le primitivisme en France et les fins d\'empire (1945-1975)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
“Primitivism” as a tool for analysis of post-war French society, between a modernization and decolonization movement, and possible forms of resistance.
Vincent Meessen - L\'Autre Pays / The Other Country
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
out of stock
Monographic catalogue structured around installations by Vincent Meessen which examine the influence of the Situationist International in Sub-Saharan Africa, notably through figures such as Lungela Diangani eand Omar Blondin Diop. This richly illustrated book documents both the IS's relationship with the African continent and the artist's discursive, collaborative and para-curatorial activity of the past four years.
Rasheed Araeen - A Retrospective
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
First comprehensive monograph dedicated to minimalist pioneer and postcolonial artist Rasheed Araeen. The publication gives an overview of 60 years of career, encompassing Araeen's visual art, writing, editing, and curatorial work. It includes scholarly essays, surveys, and documentation spanning every aspects of the artist's oeuvre, from his early works to his political engagement to today's ongoing Homecoming series.
Sonia Boyce - Thoughtful Disobedience
2017
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Villa Arson
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.
Steffani Jemison - Sensus Plenior
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Catalogue dedicated to a video project on the practice of gospel mime within the African-American church. This subject is an opportunity for Jemison to express her interest in language and gesture, and on the discursive dimension of African American culture.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
An in-depth exploration of the Canadian artist's anthropology-based research method in the form of a conversation with Corinna Ewald, Smaranda Olcèse, and Julie Pellegrin (inaugural title of the “Digressions” series initiated by La Ferme du Buisson in collaboration with Captures editions).
Gordon Bennett - Be Polite
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Be Polite follows the exhibition of largely unseen works on paper by one of Australia's most visionary and critical artists, Gordon Bennett. Including drawings, acrylic/gouache and watercolor paintings, poetry, and essays—the exhibition and publication are the first to present the work of Bennett since his death, and to pay homage to a figure of the post-colonial thought.
Nicholas Mangan - Limits to Growth
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Catalogue bringing together documentation on key projects by Nicholas Mangan along with a newly commissioned work investigating monetary currencies. Featuring an in-depth series of conversations between the artist and the Barcelona-based curatorial collective Latitudes, and essays by Ana Teixeira Pinto and Helen Hughes, this publication is richly illustrated with documentation of Mangan's artworks and historical source material.
William Kentridge - Stop Here
2016
English edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
Notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts.
William Kentridge - Stop Here - Limited edition
2016
English edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
Limited edition of the notebook from the South African artist featuring fountain pen's drawings and writings with inserted typescripts, and an original work, numbered and signed, printed on various formats (1920's coal mining register, books pages, card stock).
Sophie Orlando - British Black Art - L\'histoire de l\'art occidental en débat
2016
French edition
Dis Voir - Visual Arts – Essays
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.
Sophie Orlando - British Black Art - Debates on the Western Art History
2016
English edition
Dis Voir - Visual Arts – Essays
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.
 Patrick Bernier & Olive Martin - Je suis du bord
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Documenting a video installation addressing the consequences of historical sea travel.