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Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
A much-needed mapping of the Indian art scene.
Skye Arundhati Thomas -
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Imagine/otherwise
forthcoming
In this first critical volume and biography of the Indian artist Lalitha Lajmi (1932–2023), author Skye Arundhati Thomas delves into Lajmi's archives, papers, letters, and sketchbooks in pursuit of clues about the artist's character and path.
Meenakshi Chakraverti - Night Heron
2024
English edition
Archive Books
forthcoming
Meenakshi Chakraverti's first novel.
Nilima Sheikh - The Significance and Relevance of Early Modern Indian Painters to the Contemporary Indian Art
2024
English edition
Reliable Copy
forthcoming
The Significance and Relevance of Early Modern Indian Painters to the Contemporary Indian Art, written in 1971, reevaluates the legacies of painting inherited by the artist Nilima Sheikh.
Kiran Subbaiah - Melancholia in the Age of Mechanization
2024
English edition
Reliable Copy
forthcoming
Indian artist Kiran Subbaiah reevaluates the history of Modernism, through its ideals of growth and progress, as one steeped in contradictions around industrialisation and its effects on society.
 Dagar Brothers - Berlin 1964 - Live (CD)
2024
Black Truffle
Archival releases from the Dagar Brothers, among the most revered 20th century exponents of the ancient North Indian dhrupad tradition.
 Dagar Brothers - Berlin 1964 - The Lost Studio Recording (vinyl LP)
2024
Black Truffle
Archival releases from the Dagar Brothers, among the most revered 20th century exponents of the ancient North Indian dhrupad tradition.
At the kitchen table
2024
English edition
Reliable Copy
An exhibition guide for a multi-part show conceived by Reliable Copy in India, featuring a range of cookbooks, videos, and artworks around food, by a strong grouping of practices.
Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar - Vrindavan 1982 (2 vinyl LP)
2023
Black Truffle
currently out of stock
A previously unheard performance by rudra veena master Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar (1929-1990), recorded in the North Indian city of Vrindavan at the Druhpad Samaroh festival in 1982.
Amelia Cuni - Clearing (vinyl LP)
2023
Aguirre Records
The first published recording by Amelia Cuni, Werner Durand (fusing her Indian Raga singing in the Dhrupad style with his minimalist and experimental approach) and Uli Hohmann (joining them in a range of hand drums from the Middle East and North Africa, plus a dulcimer-sounding hammered guitar).
Aradhana Seth - Sadak - Hand painted street signs in India
2023
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
currently out of stock
Artist, photographer and filmmaker Aradhana Seth's photographic archive of painted signs in India: a visual itinerary through the historical-economic changes of Indian society over the years.
 Mochu - Bezoar Delinqxenz
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Taking off along the grotesque evolutionary curve of the internet, this novel by Mochu brings together Japanese otaku subcultures, Hindu mythology, darknet highways, ultraviolent cyberpunk forums, and renegade university departments.
Bollywood Superstars - A Short Story of Indian Cinema
2022
English edition
Kaph Books
An exploration of the history of Indian cinema from its origins in the late 19th century to the present day: Bollywood Superstars presents the artistic and civilizational richness of the Indian subcontinent (beyond the international success of Bollywood), through its long tradition of image making, and the diversity of the Indian film industry, now the largest in the world.
Bollywood Superstars - Histoire d\'un cinéma indien
2022
French edition
Kaph Books
An exploration of the history of Indian cinema from its origins in the late 19th century to the present day (also available in English).
Gauri Gill - Acts of Appearance
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A community project initiated by the renowned Indian photographer with Adivasi papier-mâché artists from the Kokna and Warli tribes in Palghar district, India.
Amelia Cuni - Mumbai 04.02.1996 (2 vinyl LP)
2022
Black Truffle
Black Truffle continues its documentation of the work of Berlin-based Italian singer Amelia Cuni, one of the great contemporary exponents of dhrupad, the oldest surviving style of North Indian classical vocal music.
An Archaeology of Listening - Coming to Know
2022
English edition
Archive Books
Premodern acoustic traces as the basis for new communities of thought in the present (a project responding to the work of the self-taught acoustic archaeologist Umashankar Manthravadi).
Umashankar Manthravadi - An Archaeology of Listening - A Slightly Curving Place
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A proposition opened up by Umashankar Manthravadi in his practice as an acoustic archaeologist, bringing together writers, choreographers, composers, actors, dancers, musicians, field recordists and sound, light, and graphic designers who engage and transform each other's work.
Praneet Soi - Urban Kitsch
2022
English edition
Reliable Copy
Urban Kitsch, originally written in 1996, explores the forms of vernacular visual culture that emerged in the city of Baroda following the liberalisation of the Indian economy.
Julie Ramos - L\'Inde des visionnaires - Runge, Blake, Bra
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An investigation into how the discovery of "India" disrupted Western mimesis between 1800 and 1850, thereby contributing to artistic modernity.
Jyoti Bhatt - Modernism/Murderism - The Modern Art Debate in Kumar
2022
English edition
Reliable Copy
Modernism/Murderism brings together, for the first time in English, a forgotten debate on Modern Art that took place in the pages of India's Gujarati-language literary periodical Kumar between 1959 and 1964.
 Mochu - Nervous Fossils - Syndromes of the Synthetic Nether
2022
English edition
Reliable Copy
A surrealist anticipation novel by the Indian artist.
Pushpamala N - Sculptor\'s Notebook
2022
English edition
Reliable Copy
In Sculptor's Notebook, originally written in 1985, the artist Pushpamala N evaluates the artistic practice that she had been developing until then.
Skye Arundhati Thomas - Remember the Details
2021
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Remember the Details is a piece of first-hand political reportage told through the story of images: Skye Arundhati Thomas reflects on the Indian protest movement that began in mid-2019 against anti-Muslim and casteist citizenship laws, writing the history of this important cultural and political moment.
Budhaditya Chattopadhyay - The Nomadic Listener
2020
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
Based on the author's artistic research on migration, contemporary urban experience, and sonic alienation, The Nomadic Listener is composed of a series of texts stemming from psychogeographic explorations of contemporary cities, including Copenhagen, Berlin, Kolkata, Vienna, Delhi, Hong Kong, Mumbai, and New York, among others.
The 1Shanthiroad Cookbook
2020
English edition
Reliable Copy
The 1Shanthiroad Cookbook brings together a collection of recipes from the community kitchen of 1Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery, compiled and edited by the space's founding director, Suresh Jayaram.
Nadira Husain -
2020
texts in English, French, Farsi, Arabic
Bierke
Nadira Husain's comprehensive work is brought together in this monograph for the first time in its breadth and complexity and shows over 100 works from the past six years.
Ravikumar Kashi - Flexing Muscles
2019
bilingual edition (English / Kannada)
Reliable Copy
(last copies available!)
A Kannada-English bilingual book of essays on the culture of flex banners put up by pro-Kannada outfits and political parties.
Hariprasad Chaurasia - Ajanma (2 CD)
2018
Sub Rosa
currently out of stock
Solo album of the world legend bansuri master from India. The acclaimed flautist recorded it in a 16th century Church in the Netherlands. The record gathers musical improvisations on bansuri with tanpura and flute as accompanying instruments. Ajanma takes the listener into an intimate and meditative communication with Chaurasia.
 Raqs Media Collective - The Contemporary Condition - We Are Here, But Is It Now? (The Submarine Horizons of Contemporaneity)
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
Searching for the present: an account of contemporaneity by the Dehli-based trio Raqs Media Collective.
Critical Writing Ensembles & Dhaka Art Summit 2016 (2 books)
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
2-volume set bringing together a visual catalogue of the 2016 Dhaka Art Summit and a conjunct reader addressing the themes that informed the Critical Writing Ensembles—an international platform dedicated to art writing—which gathered during the South Asian art festival.
Shezad Dawood - Kalimpong
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Fiction
Part fact, part fiction, this collaborative artist's novel is set in the curious town of Kalimpong, India, where past meets present in a multi-layered tale of espionage and the esoteric.
Amelia Cuni - Diasporagas - Ancient Trends and New Traditions in Indo-European Music (vinyl LP)
2016
Edition Telemark
An overview of the fruitful long-standing collaboration between Amelia Cuni, specialist of Indian dhrupad singing, and minimalist experimental musician Werner Durand.
Claudio Cambon - Shipbreak
2015
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A project by internationally working documentary photographer Claudio Cambon that tells the story of the last voyage, dismantling, and recycling of an American merchant vessel in Bangladesh in the late 1990's.
Amar Kanwar - The Sovereign Forest
2015
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Amar Kanwar's extensive project on the social struggles and expropriation issues which take place in the land of Odisha in east India (in collaboration with Sudhir Pattnaik / Samadrusti and Sherna Dastur).
Transcultural Modernisms
2014
English edition
Sternberg Press - Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Based on the findings of an interdisciplinary research project, Transcultural Modernisms maps out the network of encounters, transnational influences, and local appropriations of an architectural modernity manifested in various ways in housing projects in India, Israel, Morocco, and China.
Ceal Floyer -
2014
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Runa Islam - Dogs Devouring Dead Horses
2013
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist book based on four films by Runa Islam.
Cybermohalla Hub
2012
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Reimagining and reanimating the infrastructure of cultural and intellectual life in contemporary cities.
Subodh Gupta - Common Man
2010
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An insight into Subodh Gupta's expansive, multifarious practice, featuring an interview between the artist and Hans Ulrich Obrist, and an essay Martin Herbert.
 Raqs Media Collective - Seepage
2010
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A compilation of texts authored by Raqs Media Collective (Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi, and Shuddhabrata Sengupta).
Rajesh Vangad - Fields of Sight
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
sold out
A unique collaboration between photographer Gauri Gill and renowned Warli artist Rajesh Vangad.
Amelia Cuni - Parampara Festival 13.3.1992 (vinyl LP)
2021
Black Truffle
sold out
Mesmerising 1992 performance from the Dhrupad master vocalist Amelia Cuni, accompagnied by renowded vina player Gianni Ricchizzi and Helmut Waibl on pakhawaj.
Darren Almond - All Things Pass & Timescape (book + vinyl LP)
2018
English edition
Shelter Press - Records
sold out
This catalogue is a visual journey through the artist's show at Mudam Luxembourg. It centers on Almond's series of cosmos-inspired abstract paintings Timescape. Produced in conjunction with the publication, the record All Things Pass highlights the musical dimension of the artist's eponymous video installation. The soundtrack embodies both the tradition of music in Northern India and an experimental approach, expressing links between cosmic and human existence.
Early Traditional Instruments In Asia (vinyl LP)
2017
various
sold out
A musical anthology gathering a collection of recordings featuring traditional instruments from Asia and Oceania—from New Zealand to the Philippines, from India to Burma.
Tantra
1994
bilingual edition (English / French)
Galerie du jour agnès b. - Catalogues
sold out
Nineteen Tantric paintings, with texts by Franck Andre Jamme.
 Vyakul -
1993
French edition
Galerie du jour agnès b. - Monographs & artists' books
sold out
Five texts by Franck-André Jamme on Vyakul, with a selection of works.
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