Anti/postcolonialism

 
 
White West - The Afterlife of Fascism
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Is Now the Time for Joyous Rage? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 4)
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The fourth volume of the Wattis Institute's annual reader, on the themes found in the work of Lorraine O'Grady: Black female subjectivity, intersectional feminism, institutional critique, music, and translation.
Jess Atieno - Of Ghostly Silences and Constant Yearnings
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cécile Fakhoury
forthcoming
First monograph of the Kenyan artist.
Nida Sinnokrot - Palestine Is Not a Garden
2023
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.
Decolonizing Art Book Fairs - Pratiques de l\'édition indépendante dans les Sud(s)
2023
French edition
various
forthcoming
A manifesto for the decolonization of art book fairs and publishing.
Sasha Huber - You Name It
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
This comprehensive publication focuses on the artwork and activism of Helsinki-based visual artist and researcher of Swiss and Haitian heritage Sasha Huber.
Liliana Gómez - Archive Matter - A Camera in the Laboratory of the Modern
2023
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 -
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2023
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Maureen Murphy - L\'Art de la décolonisation - Paris-Dakar (1950-1970)
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A transnational and transhistorical investigation carried out in the heart of museum and artistic practices between France and Senegal in the 1950s to 1970s, inviting us to decentralize our views in order to consider the globalized history of art of these years in a new light.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Collectif Brasa - Textes à lire à voix haute
2022
French edition
Brook
A collection of texts by fifteen contemporary Brazilian authors who approach the notions of care and privilege from a transfeminist, anti-racist and decolonial critical perspective.
Georges Senga - How A Little Pagan Hunter Becomes A Catholic Priest
2022
English edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
Artist-photographer Georges Senga investigates into the figure of Bonaventure Salumu, so-called "pagan hunter", who between the 1940s and 60s received a Christian education from missionaries in Congo, following which he was ordained to priesthood as a Jesuit, moved to Europe, eventually returning to his native village where he became a husband and father.
Georges Senga - Comment un petit chasseur païen devient Prêtre Catholique
2022
French edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
Artist-photographer Georges Senga investigates into the figure of Bonaventure Salumu, so-called "pagan hunter", who between the 1940s and 60s received a Christian education from missionaries in Congo, following which he was ordained to priesthood as a Jesuit, moved to Europe, eventually returning to his native village where he became a husband and father.
Free Jazz Communism
2022
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Actualising the concert of Archie Shepp–Bill Dixon Quartet at the 8th World Festival of Youth and Students in Helsinki 1962, Free Jazz Communism contextualizes the politics of free jazz music in light of global decolonisation movements, anti-war activism, structures of racial capitalism, and forms of avant-garde music (new augmented edition).
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Alger-Tokyo - Des émissaires de l\'anticolonialisme en Asie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A transversal vision of the affirmation of a global Afro-Asian South through the anti-colonial resistance and war diplomacy of Algerians in Asia and Japan, bringing together history, politics, political philosophy, and poetics.
Lubaina Himid -
2022
French edition
various
Reference publication dedicated to the practice of Lubaina Himid, one of the leading figures of British Black Art since the 1980s.
Dawit L. Petros - Spazio Disponibile
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An overview of Dawit L. Petros's expansive suite of works reflecting the lingering effects of colonial brutality and revealing the links between the contemporary resurgence of nationalism and a suppressed colonial past.
Sinthujan Varatharajah - English in Berlin - Exclusions in a Cosmopolitan Society
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Wirklichkeit Books
A conversation between the political geographer Sinthujan Varatharajah and the artist Moshtari Hilal on gentrification, asylum policy and double standards of the German majority society. Both authors have become leading voices of a new generation on topics such as racism, having ceated a strong counterpublic through their social media in the last years.
Minia Biabiany - Ritmo volcán
2022
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
Temblores Publicaciones
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.
What happens between the knots? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 3)
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Curating beyond the Mainstream - The Practices of Carlos Capelán, Elisabet Haglund, Gunilla Lundahl, and Jan-Erik Lundström
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Through four case studies, Curating beyond the Mainstream researches decolonial and other non-hegemonic approaches to the profession of curating in Sweden from the 1960s to the early 2000s.
Assuming Asymmetries - Conversations on Curating Public Art in the 1980s and 1990s
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
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.
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Music, sound, memory and perception in Latifa Echakhch's practice and work.
Kal Rituals – The Many Headed Hydra Magazine
2022
English edition
miscellaneous
Archive Books
The first in a series of publications emerging from the transoceanic platform Kal, Kal Rituals proposes queer and trans feminist ecologies, embodiments and mythmaking.
Satch Hoyt - Afro-Sonic Mapping - Tracing Aural Histories via Sonic Transmigrations
2022
English edition
Archive Books
An acoustic mapping of colonial history.
Lerato Shadi -
2022
trilingual edition (English / German / Setswana)
Archive Books
First monograph devoted to the postcolonial feminist approach of the Berlin-based South African artist.
Jean-Loup Amselle - L\'art de la friche - Essai sur l\'art contemporain africain
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An anthropologist's view of contemporary African creation.
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.
Jean-Loup Amselle - L\'art de la friche - Essai sur l\'art contemporain africain
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An anthropologist's view of contemporary African creation.
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...
Perverse Decolonization?
2022
English edition
Archive Books
Conversations and essays that question the twisted and oppressive climate in a world where true decolonization has yet to begin.
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.
Jonas Feige - 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.
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