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Anti/postcolonialism

 
 
Minor cosmopolitan - Thinking art, politics, and the universe together otherwise
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Rethinking cosmopolitanism without its exploitative grip through alternative traditions and practices of the cosmopolitan from across the globe.
Critique in Practice - Renzo Martens\' “Episode III: Enjoy Poverty”
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
This publication explores the legacy of Renzo Martens' landmark film Enjoy Poverty: a provocative work establishing how poverty became Congo's most lucrative export.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2020
Edited by Ana Teixeira Pinto.
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).
2020
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
The drawing practice of Kara Walker.
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
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.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Le singe de Kafka & autres propos sur la colonie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
forthcoming
The colony as a major philosophical concept in contemporary political thought—a basis for reflection on decolonization (expanded reprint of the book published in 2008).
Nina Valerie Kolowratnik - Critical Spatial Practice - The Language of Secret Proof – Indigenous Truth and Representation
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Critical Spatial Practice
This publication documents new spatial notational systems developed by architect Nina Valerie Kolowratnik to help Indigenous communities from New Mexico to protect and regain traditional lands.
Noémie Étienne - Les Autres et les ancêtres - Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d’Arthur C. Parker à New York, 1900
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An in-depth study of the diorama in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, a place for the creation and mediation of knowledge but also for the political construction of history, between art, anthropology and natural sciences.
Bonaventure Soh Bejend Ndikung - Pamphlet 1 - Ceux qui sont morts ne sont jamais partis – La préservation de la suprématie, du Musée ethnologique et les complexités du Forum Humboldt
2020
French edition
Archive Books
A post-colonial pamphlet on the ethnological museums of Europe, primarily the upcoming Humboldt Forum in Berlin.
Love and Ethnology - The Colonial Dialectic of Sensitivity (after Hubert Fichte)
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
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 – On the Maintenance of Supremacy, the Ethnological Museum
and the Intricacies of the Humboldt Forum
2019
English edition
Archive Books
A post-colonial pamphlet on the ethnological museums of Europe, primarily the upcoming Humboldt Forum in Berlin.
Andrew Pekler - Sounds From Phantom Islands (vinyl LP)
2019
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The soundtrack of an interactive project around phantom islands—islands that appeared on historical maps but never actually existed. A collection of fictitious soundscapes, between field recording and exotica music.
Zineb Sedira - A Brief Moment
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
This catalog accompanies Zineb Sedira's exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, covering a period from 1998 to the present, and mediums as diverse as video, film, installation and photography.
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.
Neolithic Childhood - Art in a False Present, c. 1930
2018
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Based on the writings of Carl Einstein, this comprehensive, richly illustrated reader examines how the artistic avant-gardes reacted to the multiple crises of European modernity around 1930. Structured around a glossary, the publication gathers commissioned essays, texts by Einstein, and documentation on the namesake exhibition.
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.