Art & law

 
 
Eyal Weizman - L\'art de la contre-enquête - Esthétiques de l\'investigation – Politiques de vérité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
forthcoming
A new field of counter-investigation across journalism, human rights, art and law.
Gérard Berréby - Documents relatifs à l\'édition pirate du Traité du style de Louis Aragon par Gérard Berréby
2024
French edition
Incertain Sens
forthcoming
Gérard Berréby looks back at the first publishing experience of the man who was to become the director of Allia publishing house: the decision, in the early 1980s, to produce a pirate edition of Aragon's book—at the time opposed to any reprinting—, an unprecedented gesture that provoked numerous reactions in the literary world, and raised a number of questions linked to appropriation and self-publishing.
Ines Weizman - Avant et après - L\'architecture du désastre
2024
French edition
Diaphanes
forthcoming
Eyal and Ines Weizman explore the history of the before-and-after image, from its origins in 19th-century Paris to today's satellite surveillance.
Joshua Charow - Loft Law - The Last of New York City\'s Original Artist Lofts
2024
English edition
Damiani - Photography
A photographic investigation with around 50 New York artists still benefiting from the "loft" law, intended to protect financially troubled artists living illegally in the city's commercial and industrial lofts from eviction.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Une Trilogie
2023
French edition
Art Book Magazine
A rethinking of the conceptual approach of Ludovic Chemarin©, artist turned fictional and polycephalous, who continues to redraw the figurative boundaries of the artist and the work, the exhibition and the institution.
Eric Schrijver - Copiez ce livre - Un manuel sur le droit d\'auteur et les communs culturels, par et pour les artistes
2023
French edition
Les commissaires anonymes - Stimuli
An artist's guide to copyright, written for makers.
Philip Rizk - On Trials - A manual for the theatre of law
2022
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Archive Books
An exploration of the performativity of the law within Egypt's spectral legal reality.
Spike - Art and Crime
2022
English edition
Spike
currently out of stock
The Art & Crime issue (with Asco, Darja Bajagic, James Bridle, Tea Hacic-Vlahovic, Sam Kriss, Stéphane Mandelbaum, Arlette-Louise Ndakoze, Cady Noland, Brad Phillips, Tommaso Pincio & Francesco Tenaglia, Tobias Timm...).
Reiner Schürmann - Modern Philosophies of the Will
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Through Kant, Nietzsche, and Heidegger, this seminar traces the development of the relation between the will and the law as self-given.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Kentia
2020
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Between an artist's book, an essay and a catalogue, this publication explores the notion of “installation” in the appropriation strategy developed by the now fictional artist Ludovic Chemarin©, through the conceptual figure of the Kentia palm.
What\'s Legit? - Critiques of Law and Strategies of Rights
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Critical Stances
Heterogeneous approaches to legal criticism.
Christian Globensky - Comment j\'ai appris à me tenir droit
2018
French edition
various
A pastiche, playful and educational aesthetic manual.
Ana Navas - I had to think of you
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The catalogue published on the occasion of Navas' first institutional exhibition continues her research on art and design, which deals with phenomena such as memory, translation, interpretation and authorship and documents a wide exchange of images and ideas. A collection of photographs the artist received from friends and acquaintances provides an insight into how her work is influenced and understood by others under the motto “I had to think of you”.
Mari Shaw - The Noble Art of Collecting #01 - Words, Books, and the Spaces They Inhabit
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
First in Mari Shaw's series “The Noble Art of Collecting,” this publication is dedicated to book collecting. With examples of unexpected collectors and serendipitous outcomes, Shaw investigates the obscure desires that shape art collecting and the public goodwill that results from it.
Jill Magid - The Proposal - Critical Spatial Practice 08
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Critical Spatial Practice
The eighth volume of the Critical Spatial Practice series focuses on Jill Magid's “The Barragán Archives,” a multiyear project that examines the legacy of Pritzker Prize—winning architect Luis Barragán (1902-1988), and questions forms of power, public access, and copyright that construct artistic legacy.
Arno Brandlhuber - Legislating Architecture Schweiz
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Edition Patrick Frey
currently out of stock
A fragmentary reference volume that explores the chronology of architecture-relevant legislation, focusing on Zurich, but looking at controversial legislation across Switzerland.
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Ludovic Chemarin© - 1998-2005 / 2011-2014...
2015
French edition
Art Book Magazine
In 2011, Damien Beguet and P. Nicolas Ledoux purchase the name of artist Ludovic Chemarin after he decided to end his career in 2005. Since then, they have been exploiting his name through exhibitions, conferences, and interviews. This monograph gives an overview of the project, gathering exhaustive documentation and essays from critics, historians, and lawyers.
Volume! - Arranging the World
2014
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Works, authors and rights: music and dance in globalization.
Carey Young - Subject to contract
2013
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An overview on Carey Young's works from 2003 to today.
Judith Ickowicz - Le droit après la dématérialisation de l\'œuvre d\'art
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The law after the dematerialization of the artwork: a legal perspective on contemporary art.
A Thousand Eyes - Media Technology, Law, and Aesthetics
2011
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
How the aesthetics of new media technology and its spatial implementations affect the judicial system in relation to fundamental concepts such as truth and representation.
Allotopie - Copyleft
2003
French edition
miscellaneous
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Copyleft special issue.
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon - Les majorats littéraires (« La propriété intellectuelle c\'est le vol ! ») - (et un choix de Dominique Sagot-Duvauroux de contributions d\'époque sur le droit d\'auteur)
2002
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Proudhon's book against rights of ownership for authors, and collection of the most significant contributions toward the original debate over literary property..
 Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples - Anthology of American Pop Music (vinyl LP)
2020
Faitiche
sold out
Six great pop standards remembered: five pop songs are dissected by the duo of Helmut Schmidt and Jan Jelinek's sampler, stretched, compressed, and re-collaged. In this way, their identity is lost. What remains is a vague concreteness: flashes of déjà vu and remote echoes that evoke the original.
Forensis - The Architecture of Public Truth
2014
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
sold out
This book excavates the notion of forensis (Latin for “pertaining to the forum”) to designate the role of material forensics in articulating new notions of public truth. The condition of forensis is one in which aesthetic practices, new technologies, and architectural research methodologies bear upon the legal implications of political struggle, violent conflict, and climate change.
Richard Prince - The Deposition of Richard Prince - In The Case of Cariou v. Prince et al
2012
English edition
various
sold out
The transcript of the under-oath deposition of Richard Prince, sued for copyright violation.
Eyal Weizman - Mengele\'s Skull - The Advent of a Forensic Aesthetics
2012
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
sold out
A study in which Thomas Keenan and Eyal Weizman discusses the way that forensic investigation and identification of Joseph Mengele's remains marks a transition, giving way to an "era of forensics", in which things—such as bones—act as the witnesses of past events.
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