Politics

 
 
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice - The General\'s Stork
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
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.
Alexander García Düttmann - What is Contemporary Art?
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The heart of the political-aesthetic debate.
Denis-Constant Martin - Plus que de la musique... - Musiques, sociétés et politique, Caraïbes, États-Unis, Afrique du Sud
2020
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society (books)
forthcoming
An essential anthology of studies on music as it is played and lived throughout the world, from France to the United States via South Africa, which underlines Denis-Constant Martin's crucial role in the sociology of popular music. His works, which since the 1970s have questioned recorded and mediatized music by going beyond established musical categories, are striking in their contemporaneity.
David Graeber - Anarchy – In a Manner of Speaking - Conversations with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
forthcoming
David Graeber's interviews (with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman) redefine the contours of what an anarchist morality could be today.
David Graeber - L\'Anarchie – pour ainsi dire - Conversations avec Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky et Assia Turquier-Zauberman
2020
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
forthcoming
David Graeber's interviews (with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman) redefine the contours of what an anarchist morality could be today.
Brian Massumi - Ontopouvoir - Guerre, pouvoir, perception
2020
Les presses du réel – Theory – Drama
forthcoming
An original theory of power based on a dense and insightful inquiry into the consequences of the "Global War on Terror" and the security state, up to the imposition of neoliberal logic and the overflowing of the media made viral.
Lucia Piccioni - Art et fascisme - Peindre l\'italianité (1922-1943)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
A reconstruction of the vast network of images and texts that give shape to Italian fascist totalitarianism.
Patrick Drevet - Quand la ville se tait - Chronique d\'une sidération, mars-juin 2020
2020
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
The “chronicle of a sideration” written during the lockdown between March and June 2020, accompanied by a textual contribution by Julien Coupat et alii.
Jean-Paul Fourmentraux - antiDATA – La désobéissance numérique - Art et hacktivisme technocritique
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
An analysis of the technocritical acts and strategies by artists, hackers and activists in the (post-)digital age.
Minor cosmopolitan - Thinking art, politics, and the universe together otherwise
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Rethinking cosmopolitanism without its exploitative grip through alternative traditions and practices of the cosmopolitan from across the globe.
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.
Brandon LaBelle - The Other Citizen
2020
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
Drawing upon traditions of socially engaged poetics, Brandon LaBelle's The Other Citizen presents narratives of contemporary crisis and exclusionary politics—from American teenagers in the maze of neoliberal privatization to those caught between borders of nation-states—outlining the force of a planetary citizenry.
Émilie Notéris - Alma Matériau
2020
French edition
Paraguay Press
Émilie Notéris focuses her analysis on artworks created by women in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, in a book that is at once literary, aesthetic and political.
Enzo Mari - Falce e martello / The Hammer and Sickle
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
The expanded anastatic reprint of the Italian designer's sulphurous catalog of 1973.
Futurity Report - Counter-Histories Vol. 1
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Theorists, historians, and artists address the precarious futurity of the notion of the future itself.
Bordered Lives - Immigration Detention Archive
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Drawing on original documents, photographs and detainee artwork, this book offers a unique insight into the experience of immigration detention in the UK.
What\'s Legit? - Critiques of Law and Strategies of Rights
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Critical Stances
Heterogeneous approaches to legal criticism.
Espace art actuel - Dictatorships
2020
bilingual edition (texts in English and French)
Espace art actuel
Contemporary dictatorships and tyrannies.
Red Love – A Reader on Alexandra Kollontai - Kollantai – A Play by Agneta Pleijel
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This reader revisits the formidable legacy of Russian revolutionary,  feminist, political refugee and diplomat Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952) in light of current feminist struggles. Includes the first English translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish writer Agneta Pleijel.
Janek Simon - Synthetic Folklore
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This monographic catalogue maps and decodes fifteen years of an artistic practice oriented towards DIY strategies and new technologies, investigating manifold spaces of reflections with a powerful political and theoretical radicality.
The Imaginary Republic
2020
English edition
Errant Bodies
The Imaginary Republic is an artistic research project focusing on questions of social practice. In particular, it considers the creative and restless imaginaries underpinning our political selves and argues for a deeper engagement with what Elena Loizidou terms “dream-action”: the figurative and poetic staging of world making activity (with Tatiana Fiodorova, Brandon LaBelle & Octavio Camargo, Sala-manca group and Joulia Strauss).
Shulamith Firestone - Zones mortes
2020
French edition
Brook
First French translation of Shulamith Firestone's first novel.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Le singe de Kafka & autres propos sur la colonie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
The colony as a major philosophical concept in contemporary political thought—a basis for reflection on decolonization (expanded reprint of the book published in 2008).
Michael Rakowitz - Research/Practice - I\'m good at love, I\'m good at hate, it\'s in between I freeze
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
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.
Ursula Biemann -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CCS (Centre culturel suisse Paris)
A notebook based on Ursula Biemann's latest film, Acoustic Ocean, an expedition to the depths of the Arctic Ocean in search of interspecies communications.


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