Politics

 
 
Alexander García Düttmann - What is Contemporary Art?
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice 02 - The General\'s Stork
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The General's Stork explores historical accounts of biblical prophecies, colonial narratives, and the politics of technological warfare in the Middle East from a bird's eye view.
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.
Of Other Spaces - Where Does Gesture Become Event?
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
Stemming from the namesake exhibition program at Cooper Gallery, Of Other Spaces draws on women artists' activism from the 1970s to the present day to build a reflection on feminist thinking as a provocative and cogent mode of creative and critical inquiry.
Being Together Precedes Being
2019
English edition
Archive Books
A textbook for the project "The Kids Want Communism,"—a clandestine and public series of events marking the century of the Bolshevik Revolution. Contributions discuss the legacies and meaning of communism today.
Alexander García Düttmann - Qu\'est-ce que l\'art contemporain ?
2019
French edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.
Ina Wudtke - The Fine Art of Living
2019
English edition
Archive Books
This monographs presents a decade of Wudtke's artistic work on gentrification in the city of Berlin.
What about Activism?
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This reader gathers more than twenty leading curators and thinkers who present powerful case studies, historical analyses, and theoretical perspectives that address the dynamics of activism, protest, and advocacy in curatorial practice.
Oliver Marchart - Conflictual Aesthetics - Artistic Activism and the Public Sphere
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Oliver Marchart traces trajectories of artistic activism in theater, dance, performance, and public art, and investigates the political potential of urbanism, curating, and “biennials of resistance.”
Joseph Jarman - Black Case Volume I and II - Return From Exile
2019
English edition
Blank Forms
The republication in print form of the poems of Art Ensemble of Chicago's founding member breathes new life into a forgotten document of the Black Arts Movement.
Gustav Metzger - Writings (1953-2016)
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
Les écrits complets d'un artiste, activiste, mais également écrivain, théoricien et satiriste parmi les plus influents du XXe siècle.
Verena Dengler - Jackie all of Trades & Her Radical Chic Academy mit (((HC Playner)))
2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An overview of the various socio-political themes addressed by the Austrian artist's work.
Isabelle Launay - Poétiques et politiques des répertoires - Les danses d\'après, I
2019
French edition
Centre National de la Danse - Research (ebooks)
The first volume of a diptych dedicated to the question of the memory of works in dance.
Aesthetics and Politics of Logistics
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books
Aesthetics and politics of architecture of logistics.
Para-Platforms - On the Spatial Politics of Right-Wing Populism
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Three cases studies on social, spatial, and material reality of right-wing populism. Issues tackled include Trump and Brexit; spaces of right-wing extremism in Germany; and a racist murder by a German far-right group in 2006. Other contributions includes an introduction by anthropologist Mahmoud Keshavarz, an interview with Wolfgang Tillmans, and a comic strip by Liam Gillick.
Jumana Manna - A Small Big Thing
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph.
Heinz Peter Knes - Der weltrevolutionäre Prozess seit Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels bis in die Gegenwart
2019
French edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book, based on Peter Voigt and Arno Fischer's project developed for the Marx-Engels-Forum in Berlin.
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.
Giovanna Zapperi - Carla Lonzi : un art de la vie - Critique d\'art et féminisme en Italie (1968-1981)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A critical examination of the relationship between aesthetics and politics through the iconic figure of Carla Lonzi (1931-1982), an innovative art critic and one of the founders of neo-feminism in Italy.
Estelle Zhong Mengual - L\'art en commun - Réinventer les formes du collectif en contexte démocratique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An investigation into the artistic and political issues of participatory art since the 1990s.
Thomas Hirschhorn - Maps
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Since 2003, Thomas Hirschhorn has produced large drawings of about three by four by himself, or with the philosopher Marcus Steinweg, which he calls "Maps", in which he interacts with colored images, fragments of texts and his own comments. This volume focuses on this particular aspect of his practice.
Georgia Sagri - Georgia Sagri Georgia Sagri and I
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
As her first comprehensive publication, this catalogue surveys the multi-facetted oeuvre of the Greek artist/social activist Georgia Sagri. Across performance, video work, and sculpture, she explores the murky relationships between the artist's body and her body of work, subjectivity and persona, original and reproduction with equal parts humor and severity.
Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen - The Contemporary Condition - Hegel after Occupy
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A Western Marxist analysis of the relationship between the historical present and political action.
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.
Élisa Mignot - À Saillans, la démocratie se réinvente
2018
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An experience of participatory democracy in the South of France.