Politics

 
 
White West - The Afterlife of Fascism
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Fascism, neo-colonialism and capitalism.
Training for the Future - Handbook
2022
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Training for the Future is a training camp where audiences are turned into trainees to "pre-enact" alternative scenarios and reclaim the means of production of the future. This handbook gathers training manuals, interviews, and documentation of the various training camps that took place from 2018 to 2021.
Elizabeth A. Povinelli - E-flux journal - Routes & Worlds
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
forthcoming
Elizabeth Povinelli's anthropology of the otherwise locates itself within forms of life that run counter to dominant modes of being under late settler liberalism. In these essays, she considers the emergence of new worlds and the extinguishment of old ones, seeking to develop a social imaginary that can sustain radical potentiality without turning a blind eye to our deep interdependence.
Perverse Decolonization?
2022
English edition
Archive Books
forthcoming
Conversations and essays that question the twisted and oppressive climate in a world where true decolonization has yet to begin.
Reiner Schürmann - The Place of the Symbolic - Essays on Art and Politics
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Place of the Symbolic brings together Reiner Schürmann's essays on the nexus between art and politics.
Zoran Terzić - Idiocracy - Thinking and Acting in the Age of the Idiot
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Zoran Terzić's wide-ranging and sharply detailed essay takes up the cultural-historical figure of the idiot and follows its numerous appearances throughout intellectual history in an examination of the art of idiocy that extends outside the hypertrophic present.
Reiner Schürmann - Lire Marx
2022
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
forthcoming
Schürmann's lecture on Marx emphasizes the philosophical axis of the German theoretician's work and reads it as a transcendental materialism.
Benjamin Lavigne - Le Petit Surhomme des jeux vidéo et la gamification du monde - Éthique de la manipulation par l’interactivité ludique
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
The Nietzschean notion of superman and the very real effects of the virtual, the networks, the digital image and the video game in human interrelationships: a singular, committed and rigorous critic of the technological foundations of contemporary society.
Shahryar Nashat - Keep Begging
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
forthcoming
New monograph.
Stephanie Oursler - 5 CUTS
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Wirklichkeit Books
Facsimile edition of Stephanie Oursler's 1975 artist's book.
La Déconniatrie - Art, exil et psychiatrie autour de François Tosquelles
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The catalog of the international exhibition initiated at Les Abattoirs reveals a little-known story that was a milestone in 20th century psychiatry and its new links with art brut and modern art, taking as its starting point the career of the Catalan psychiatrist François Tosquelles (1912-1994).
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.
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.
Želimir Žilnik - Feminist Takes - “Early Works” by Želimir Žilnik
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The prospects of revolutionary feminism, from Želimir Žilnik's canonical film.
Wolfgang Scheppe - Taxonomy of The Barricade - Image Acts of Political Authority in Paris, May 1968
2021
English edition
Nero
An iconographic taxonomy—researched, conceived, and ideated by Wolfgang Scheppe, also author of the book's final essay—that traces the state and police visual control through almost 500 images from the May 1968 police archives in Paris.
Laura Kurgan - Si loin, si proche - Cartographie, technologie et politique
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An analysis of the spatial representations using new digital location and mapping technologies, in the light of the political issues that accompany their multiple interpretations.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies: literature and thought to the test of the pandemic virality.
Piotr Piotrowski - Dans l\'ombre de Yalta - Art et avant-garde en Europe de l\'Est (1945-1989)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The first comparative study of artistic culture in Europe under Soviet influence following the Yalta Accords, tracing the complex relationship between art and politics and the tensions between the avant-garde and traditional practices on the other side of the Iron Curtain.
Xavier Gayan - Roland Gori - Une époque sans esprit (DVD)
2021
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
An intimate portrait of the psychoanalyst Roland Gori, of his thought and his fights against the commodification of health, education and culture.
Contre-vents - Colères, espoirs, écologies et politiques dans l\'Ouest de la France
2021
French edition
Paraguay Press
A documentary and speculative publication on a genealogy of political, social, ecological and identity-based struggles in the Brittany region and the West of France, from the 1960s to the Zone to Defend of today, based on numerous documents and films made by filmmakers and collectives.
Delphine Bauer - Soleil, eau, vent : vers l\'autonomie énergétique
2021
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An investigation on the question of the energy autonomy of the territories from the history of a village in the Hautes-Alpes in France.
Sarah Petitbon - Vercors, Vie Sauvage
2021
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An investigation on the natural reserve in the Vercors region, in an ecological, philosophical and political approach.
Claire Richard - Technopolice : défaire le rêve sécuritaire de la safe city
2021
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
A manual of technological autonomy.
Le phototexte engagé - Une culture visuelle du militantisme au XXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An original multidisciplinary study of the text-image pair in its political dimension, from the militancy of the early twentieth century to the struggles for "visibility" of minorities.


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