Anti/postcolonialism

 
 
Yana Wernicke - Zenker
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A photographic project about the history and repercussions of the life of German botanist and gardener Georg August Zenker.
White West - The Afterlife of Fascism
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the Antipolitical series).
Ayesha Hameed - Visual Cultures as Time Travel
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Visual Cultures as…
forthcoming
Visual Cultures as Time Travel proposes a notion of time travel in the aftermath of transatlantic slavery and in the moment of mass illegalized migration, of wildfires and floods, of lost and co-opted futures.
Why are they so afraid of the lotus? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 2)
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The second volume of the Wattis's annual reader, ​A Series of Open Questions.
The Faculty of Sensing - Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
An artistic and scholarly inquiry into the  work of Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1700–after 1753), an outstanding philosopher of the early eighteenth-century Enlightenment, the first African to earn a doctorate in a European university.
Attaques
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
An anthology of political poetry.
Laura Horelli - Changes in Direction - A Journal
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Archive Books
forthcoming
Changes in Direction – A Journal provides multivocal and transnational African-European statements to current decoloniality debates from different perspectives.
Vincent Meessen - Blues Klair
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
This book furthers the reflection that was given form in the exhibition Blues Klair, a site to test History in terms of the present. A series of essays probes the enduring presence of colonialism as well as of alliances and cultural crossovers across time and space through the filter of the colour blue.
William Kentridge - 2/5
2021
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
Kara Walker - A Black Hole Is Everything a Star Longs to Be
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The drawing practice of Kara Walker.
1 Million Roses for Angela Davis / 1 Million Rosen für Angela Davis
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
"1 Million Roses for Angela Davis" traces Davis' immense influence and legacy as activist and scholar on contemporary artists today, while simultaneously teasing out the contradictions her presence and agenda posed to the GDR's interpretation and application of Marxism.
Steffani Jemison - Mikrokosmos - Another time, this time, one time (vinyl LP)
2020
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Formed in 2016 as the collaborative platform of composer Justin Hicks and artist Steffani Jemison, Mikrokosmos mines the history of Black music. This ongoing project has manifested in many forms: workshop, study session, concert, listening session, book, prompt, score. “Another time, this time, one time,” the first Mikrokosmos LP, uses Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson's “We Almost Lost Detroit” (1977) as the raw material for R&B songwriting.
Med Hondo - On the Run - Perspectives on the Cinema of Med Hondo
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A tribute.
Med Hondo - 1970—2018 - Interviews with Med Hondo
2020
English edition
Archive Books
Seventeen interviews conducted with Med Hondo over a period of almost half a century, most of the interviews originally published in French were translated into English.
Johanne Løgstrup - The Contemporary Condition - Co-existence of Times – A conversation with John Akomfrah
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
In the form of a conversation with filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah, this book sets out to explore how his work with montage can be understood to articulate contemporaneity in sensuous ways.
Minor cosmopolitan - Thinking art, politics, and the universe together otherwise
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Rethinking cosmopolitanism without its exploitative grip through alternative traditions and practices of the cosmopolitan from across the globe.
 Suspended spaces - Suspended spaces - Fordlândia
2020
bilingual edition (Portuguese / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
An artistic project carried out around Fordlândia—a town built from 1928 onwards by Henry Ford in Amazonia on the banks of the Tapajòs to intensively exploit the rubber tree needed to manufacture tyres, which, following the failure of the project, became a small village in the middle of an industrial heritage of uncertain statu. With twenty international artists and researchers, in collaboration with Fotoativa, a Brazilian collective from Belém.
Maureen Murphy - De l\'imaginaire au musée - Les arts d\'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931 à nos jours)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A collective analysis of the emergence of the “contemporary” and the transnational and transhistorical logics at work in artistic practices in Dakar in response to questions raised by globalization since the Independances, opening up new territories for sociological, economic, political and aesthetic investigations.
Alain Buffard - Good Boy
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Printed books
This reference book devoted to the figure and work of the choreographer Alain Buffard (1960-2013) brings together rich testimonies, extensive iconography and unpublished archival documents.
Sammy Baloji - Ce qui fut et ce qui sera
2020
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This collective book devoted to the work of Sammy Baloji explores how the artist, born in the DRC in 1978, attempts to “restore defeated connections”. How to think about the memory sifted through colonial violence? What effects does the mining of yesterday and today in Katanga and elsewhere have on the project of a common future? How does form make history beyond erasure?


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