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Michael Rakowitz - Research/Practice 01 - I\'m good at love, I\'m good at hate, it\'s in between I freeze
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The inaugural publication of the “Research/Practice” series focuses on an artistic research by Michael Rakowitz on the aftermath of a canceled show by Leonard Cohen initially scheduled in Palestine.
Ilit Azoulay - No Thing Dies
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This catalogue stems from an eponymous project on the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The artist brought out an impressive photographic recension of artifacts, revealing the forgotten stories and fascinating polyphony of the museum's collections.
Assaf Gruber - The Storyseller
2019
English edition
Archive Books
Monograph dedicated to the films of the Israeli artist Assaf Gruber. Articulated around eight conversations related to the films' production, this publication reflects an important theme in Gruber's work: what effects can art have on individuals far removed from the artistic field.
 Keren Cytter & Antonio Grulli - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Diary
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books
A travel diary / a screenplay.
Ami Shavit - Yom Kippur 1973 (vinyl LP)
2019
French edition
Sub Rosa
A previously unheard masterpiece of Israeli multimedia artist Ami Shavit, inspired by the Yom Kippur war, in Sub Rosa's Early Electronic Music series.
Katja Lee Eliad - Map Maker Like Lyrical
2019
English edition (texts in English and French)
Punch
Katja Lee Eliad's Map Maker Like Lyrical offers a retrospective view on the self-taught artist's work over the past two decades. The extensively illustrated book is accompanied by two essays by Valentina Iancu and Anca Verona Mihuleț and a conversation with the artist by Nicolas de Ribou, aiming to map the coordinates of a tortuous journey.
Gabriele Basilico - Free Zone 2006
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
In 2006, film director Amos Gitai invited Gabriele Basilico to undertake a journey retracing the locations of the shooting of Gitai's film Free Zone, on the demilitarized zone between Israel and Jordan. This publication follows this unique photographic project.
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.
Keren Cytter - The Furious Hamster
2018
English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.
Israel Martínez - Resounding Roar
2017
English edition
Errant Bodies - Doormats
A polyphonic work of creative resistance, this publication by sound and visual artist Israel Martínez reflects on the present state of Mexico and its regime of narco-politics through artistic works, interviews, notes, images, and collaborations with fellow writers, curators, activists and artists.
Roee Rosen - Live and Die as Eva Braun and Other Intimate Stories
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Fiction
At the heart of this collection of short writings are three provocative texts extracted from important artworks by Rosen, offered here as genre-defying literature at the intersection between reality and fiction, speculative narrative and historical-political critique, humor and eroticism.
 Olaf Holzapfel & Nahum Tevet - The Rough Law of Gardens
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The Rough Law of Gardens documents Olaf Holzapfel and Nahum Tevet's eponymous joint exhibition and explores the intergenerational differences between two unique artists. Both artists' work rejects the global logic of growth and traverses the bounds of sculpture and painting: each of their practices involves ideas to do with materiality, learning, and memory.
Alex Israel -
2017
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Monograph dedicated to the Californian artist, whose work takes the city of Los Angeles as both iconographic source and main subject. This well documented and illustrated publication offers a chronological overview of Israel's heterogeneous projects—paintings, flashmobs, a brand of eyewear and its related advertising, a talk-show, interviews, webseries, sculptures, a movie—each introduced by a short text from the artist.
Yael Bartana -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Reference monographs
First comprehensive monograph dedicated to the work of Yael Bartana: a comprehensive overview of the artist's films, installations, performative projects, photographs, and sound works of the past 15 years. The publication highlights her fascination with the ways in which social rituals shape both individual identities and collective memory.
Keren Cytter - A-Z Life Coaching
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Fiction
The new novel by Keren Cytter: an incomplete guide for life.
 May Hands, James Hoff, Israel Lund & Erik Saglia - A.E. Abstract Existence
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Cura. - Cura.books
This volume documents a series of site-specific works by four artists looking at existence from an abstractionist point of view.
Emily Jacir - Translatio
2016
English edition
Nero
Uniting the artist with two scholars of the Medieval Mediterranean, John Lansdowne and Christopher MacEvitt, this volume illustrates the movement of objects, images, people and places between Palestine and Italy.
Yona Friedman - Slide Shows (3 books box set)
2016
trilingual edition (English / Chinese / French)
Cneai
Slide Shows is a three-volume box set, with over 1.500 original drawings and texts in which Friedman gives his own personal understanding of the multiple ways of thinking the world through a series of “cartoons.”
Yona Friedman - Drawings & Models / 手稿与模型 - 1945-2010
2016
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
The updated chronological compilation of Yona Friedman's plans, sketches, drawings, models, collages, installations, etc., since 1945: a monumental publication which offers a complete overview of the work of one of the greatest artists-architects and urbanist theoreticians today, in its many dimensions (urban, economic, ecological, cultural, social and political).
Roee Rosen - The Blind Merchant - 1989-1991
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
currently out of stock
An artist book juxtaposing text and image, history and its revision, The Blind Merchant provides the reader with alternative written and drawn narratives to Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice adopting the point of view of Jewish moneylender Shylock.
 Keren Cytter & Nora Schultz - Terminal
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Nora Schultz gathered digital associations made with Google's image search engine, and then asked nine other artists to build a series of textual and visual narratives around her results (an artists' book designed by Keren Cytter).
Eran Schaerf - Frequency-Modulated Scenario
2015
English edition
Archive Books
A textual and visual account of Schaerf's FM-Scenario, an inter-media project using the Internet as a production site for generating content for further media. The core of this project is a fictitious radio station, moderated by a computer program meant to guaranty his listener full freedom of speech.
 Alhena Katsof & Dana Yahalomi - Solution 263 - Double Agent
2015
English edition
Sternberg Press - Solution
A political and artistic performance manual revolving around the double agent figure
Eyal Weizman - Critical Spatial Practice - The Roundabout Revolutions
2015
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
How did an urban apparatus put in the service of authoritarian power became the place of its undoing: the roundabout revolutions, from South Korea to recent Arab Spring.
Keren Cytter - Peep-Hole Sheet - A Drivel
2015
English edition
miscellaneous
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A drivel is a short story wrote by Keren Cytter in a style reminiscent of Witold Gombrowicz, though its meaning gets lost in the continuous intertwining of characters, their stories and their memories.