Anti/postcolonialism

 
 
White West - The Afterlife of Fascism
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Liliana Gómez - Archive Matter - A Camera in the Laboratory of the Modern
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
The photographic archive of a former U.S. banana company as a vehicle for the expansion of corporate capitalism in the Caribbean.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2022
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Nida Sinnokrot - Palestine Is Not a Garden
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
Through Sinnokrot's agriculture research platform Sakiya, and other ongoing projects that span moving image, sculpture, and socially-engaged practice, Palestine Is Not a Garden examines the potential to develop counter-strategies that effectively decolonial the social, political, economic, and narrative structures that goven relationships to nature in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Lubaina Himid -
2022
French edition
varia
forthcoming
Reference publication dedicated to the practice of Lubaina Himid, one of the leading figures of British Black Art since the 1980s.
What happens between the knots? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 3)
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The third volume of the Wattis Institute's annual reader is informed by themes found in the work of Cecilia Vicuña, including ecofeminism, indigenous forms of knowledge, poetry and politics, dissolution and extinction, exile, dematerialization, regeneration, and environmental responsibility.
Assuming Asymmetries - Conversations on Curating Public Art in the 1980s and 1990s
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Through conversations with curators and participating artists, this book revisits some of the most groundbreaking yet under-researched European and US public art exhibitions of the 1980s and 1990s.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
Music, sound, memory and perception in Latifa Echakhch's practice and work.
Lerato Shadi -
2022
trilingual edition (English / German / Setswana)
Archive Books
forthcoming
First monograph devoted to the postcolonial feminist approach of the Berlin-based South African artist.
Kal Rituals – The Many Headed Hydra Magazine
2022
miscellaneous
Archive Books
forthcoming
The first in a series of publications emerging from the transoceanic platform Kal, Kal Rituals proposes queer and trans feminist ecologies, embodiments and mythmaking.
Minia Biabiany - Ritmo volcán
2022
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
Temblores Publicaciones
forthcoming
This first meticulous revision of the artistic work by Guadeloupean artist Minia Biabiany points the reasons why her practice has become unavoidable to reflect on the continuous process of Caribbean colonization, by destabilizing colonial structures within the territory, body and language.
Zineb Sedira - Dreams have no titles
2022
English edition
Nero
The three issues of the periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022), gathered in a box set.
Zineb Sedira - Les rêves n\'ont pas de titres
2022
French edition
Nero
The three issues of the periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022), gathered in a box set.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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).
Mutual Core
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Creole)
Frac Réunion
A project conceived by Julie Crenn around the interactions and interdependencies inherent to life, with ecofeminist thoughts and texts by Julie Crenn, Emmanuelle Coccia, Gilles Clément and Marie Thiann-Bo Morel.
Jalil Bennani - Des Djinns à la psychanalyse - Nouvelle approche des pratiques traditionnelles et contemporaines
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A new approach to psychological suffering, integrating non-Western knowledge with that of psychiatry and psychoanalysis, in order to rethink the cultural and linguistic heritages and crossings that constitute a plural universal.
Attaques
2022
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An anthology of critical and political poetry: Leslie Kaplan, Rothenberg, arts and critical positions, an anthology of contemporary Central American poetry, a catalog of visual poetry, a dossier on the Brazilian concrete poetry group Noigandres, new translations of William Blake by Jean-Jacques Viton...
Fred Moten - Les sous-communs - Planification fugitive et étude noire
2022
French edition
Brook
A political and aesthetic critique of racial capitalism and modes of social experimentation in the form of resistance to the colonial commons.
Liv Bugge - Structural Magic
2022
English edition
Torpedo
New monograph.
Tabita Rezaire - Womb Consciousness
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Espace multimedia Gantner
This collective publication is a singular invitation to discover or deepen the universe of Tabita Rezaire, at the intersection of new technologies, decolonial healing, spirituality and the political history of science. Through numerous contributions from poets, theorists, artists and her friends and relatives, she invokes the wisdom of the womb: the mother womb, the earth womb, the cosmic womb, for us to receive its grace.
Nicholas Mangan - Termite Economies
2021
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication assembles three phases of Termite Economies, a major series of artworks produced between 2018 and 2020 by the Australian artist Nicholas Mangan.
Amazonia - Anthology as Cosmology
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Amazonia: Anthology as Cosmology is devoted to Amazonia, its peoples, allies, and nonhuman spirits, and their myriad material and immaterial practices, from certain cosmopolitics and visual languages to past and present forms of resistance.
Palais
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
In an echo to appeals in the collective exhibition Ubuntu, a Lucid Dream—calls for revolt, as well as for wisdom and reparation—this issue of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of a season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, which foregrounds artists whose practices cross borders and restore the capacity for action, to ideas, forms, and cultures which are more nomadic than static.
Zineb Sedira - Forms of Desire - Algiers
2021
English edition
Nero
The first of three issues of a periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022).
Zineb Sedira - Les formes du désir - Alger
2021
French edition
Nero
The first of three issues of a periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022).
Steffen Zillig - The Decolonization of America
2021
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
A social fantasy whose bizarre fault lines and conflicts bear an uncanny resemblance to those of the present day.
Why are they so afraid of the lotus? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 2)
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The second volume of the Wattis's annual reader, ​A Series of Open Questions.
Silver Rights
2021
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / Italian)
Archive Books
An in-depth research project by Elena Mazzi in dialogue with the Mapuche spiritual leader, silversmith and activist, Mauro Millán and Argentinean artist, Eduardo Molinari, about the cultural resistance of the Mapuche people to neo-colonialism in Chile.
Yana Wernicke - Zenker
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A photographic project about the history and repercussions of the life of German botanist and gardener Georg August Zenker.
Everything Passes Except the Past - Decolonizing Ethnographic Museums, Film Archives, and Public Space
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Everything Passes Except the Past takes an artistic and discursive approach to coming to grips with a colonial past that remains present in ethnographic museums, public space, and image archives.
Ayesha Hameed - Visual Cultures as Time Travel
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Visual Cultures as…
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.
Laura Horelli - Changes in Direction - A Journal
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Archive Books
Changes in Direction – A Journal provides multivocal and transnational African-European statements to current decoloniality debates from different perspectives.
Attaques
2021
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An anthology of critical and political poetry.
The Faculty of Sensing - Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
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.
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.
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.
Ahmed Bouanani - La Septième Porte - Une histoire du cinéma au Maroc de 1907 à 1986
2021
French edition
Kulte Editions
Ahmed Bouanani's book on the history of Moroccan cinema from 1907 to 1986, published for the first time 33 years after it was written: a hybrid text with prodigious inspiration.
Steffani Jemison - Mikrokosmos - Another time, this time, one time (vinyl LP)
2020
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.
Denis-Constant Martin - Plus que de la musique... - Musiques, sociétés et politique, Caraïbes, États-Unis, Afrique du Sud
2020
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society (books)
An essential anthology of studies on music as it is played and lived throughout the world, from France to the United States via South Africa, which underlines Denis-Constant Martin's crucial role in the sociology of popular music. His works, which since the 1970s have questioned recorded and mediatized music by going beyond established musical categories, are striking in their contemporaneity.
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.
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