Art & labor

 
 
(How) do we (want to) work (together) (as (socially engaged) designers (students and neighbors)) (in neoliberal times)? - Public Design Support, 2016–2021
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
A critical examination of the Studio Experimentelles Design's politically and socially committed approach, questioning the social implications of design as well as the working conditions of designers today.
Sonsbeck20→24 - Force Times Distance – On Labour and its Sonic Ecologies (catalogue)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Dutch)
Archive Books
The catalogue of the 12th edition of Sonsbeek, centered around labour, and its sonicities, connects a millenary history crossing times and geographies to the present moment, through a multitude of voices, sounds, and ripples.
Sonsbeck20→24 - Force Times Distance – On Labour (reader)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Dutch)
Archive Books
This reader is a culmination of direct and tangential deliberations on notions of labour, appreciated across geographies and mediums. Newly commissioned textual manifestations in a multilogue with historical positions.
Volume ! - Back to work
2021
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Issue dedicated to music as work.
David Graeber - L\'anarchie – pour ainsi dire - Conversations avec Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky et Assia Turquier-Zauberman
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
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.
A.C. Hello - Koma Kapital
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Koma Kapital speaks of the violence of our society and the world of work on our individualities, and their ability to either shape us, or destroy us.
Philippe Thomas - L\'agence
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
The first systematic and exhaustive study of the company named Readymades belong to everyone® with which Philippe Thomas radically questioned the author's figure.
Why Call it Labor? - On Motherhood and Art Work
2021
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Archive Books
Four essays and one conversation with contemporary artists and curators from different backgrounds and origins (Jerusalem, Lebanon, Kuwait, USA, Egypt) discussing their experience of becoming mothers as professionals in the arts, its reality and effects.
Giovanna Silva - Togliatti - The FIAT Factory
2021
Italian edition
Humboldt Books
A look back at social and intimate history of the automotive industry in the 1960s and 1970s, between the USSR and Italy.
Julien Rufié - À la ligne - Chansons d\'usine
2020
Ici, d'ailleurs…
The musical adaptation of Joseph Ponthus' eponymous book by Michel Cloup (Diabologum), Pascal Bouaziz (Mendelson, Bruit Noir) and Julien Rufié (Michel Cloup Duo), between rock, reading, chanson and electronics.
David Graeber - Anarchy – In a Manner of Speaking - Conversations with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
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.
Jacques Berthet - Rumeur sur la ville
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CPG (Centre de la photographie Genève)
Photo documentary set in a deserted Geneva during the G8 counter-summit in 2003. The series stages the abandonment of the urban space and its transformation through the deployment of defense barricades.
Andreas Sell - From self-employment to employment
2020
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This diary traces the artist's journey in search of a permanent job, combining notes and visual documents. The publication is the second in a series of autobiographical narratives by Sell.
 Marie Cool Fabio Balducci - Rovesciamento
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
The catalogue of the duo's exhibition at CAPC, featuring a new site-specific work and a series of performed or filmed actions. A project about situations of reversal, confronting the exogenous realities of the enterprise, the working-class, and the museum.
Sidsel Meineche Hansen - Second Sex War
2020
English edition
Paraguay Press
Stemming from a series of works by Sidsel Meineche Hansen, this monographic catalogue offers a range of perspectives on urgent issues around gender, sexuality and labour in the digital age.
Mathilde Sauzet - Pilote - Un scénario de film sur l’esthétique managériale
2019
French edition
Les commissaires anonymes
A documentary fiction depicting the abstraction of tools and management and consulting.
The Syz Collection
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
An extensive documentation of the art collection initiated by Eric and Suzanne Syz, on the occasion of its installation at the Syz Group Headquarters in Geneva in 2017. Featuring iconic works from the 1980s, the ever-expanding collection also promotes established and emerging contemporary artists.
Bernard Renoux - Dockers à Nantes - L\'expérience des itinéraires
2018
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
The itinerary as an artistic, architectural, territorial and social experience.
Andro Wekua -
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph.
The Promise of Total Automation
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This catalogue surveys the literature on our relationship to a world of machines, new technologies, and electronic devices. It brings thoughts on automation and its promises, primarily the end of labor. The publication unfolds a bibliography and chronology on the subject.
Carl Havelange - Gaspard - Une écriture ouvrière au XIXe siècle
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
A reflection on history and the historical document, based on the chronicles of a village written in the 19th century by a Walloon worker.


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