Art & fiction / storytelling

 
 
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
Roee Rosen - Desire and Dust
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
In this book, the animation of commodity objects magically ties together erotic frolics and political horrors: from a DC07 vacuum cleaner to a detention center for refugees, from little irons, socks and sweaters, to the particulars of post-Soviet power, and Vladimir Putin.
Salomé Lamas - Fatamorgana
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The graphic translation of the text at the heart of the Fatamorgana project (2016–2019), alongside a variety of related materials, including project notes and contributions. The books also provides online access to photographic, video, and sound materials, along with technical specifications for all of the project's component elements.
Shulamith Firestone - Zones mortes
2020
French edition
Brook
First French translation of Shulamith Firestone's first novel.
Pablo Pijnappel - Beyond Imagination - A Zona de Crepúsculo
2020
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This artist's book is a written rendering of monologues included in The Zone, a performance based on a series of narratives staged within the exhibition space of the Iberê Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre in 2018.
David Maroto - The Artist\'s Novel - Part 2 – The Fantasy of the Novel
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Second volume of a publication dedicated to the artist's novel, this metafiction follows a detective investigating the conditions of production of a novel within an artistic framework.
David Maroto - The Artist\'s Novel - Part 1 – A New Medium
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The first of a two-volume publication dedicated to the artist's novel, this theoretical essay aims to elucidate the pressing questions posed by the emergence of this new artistic medium with a number of key case studies and interviews.
David Maroto - The Artist\'s Novel - Part 1 + 2 (special offer)
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
40.00 35.00 €
The two volumes of the publication dedicated to the artist's novel (two-books set special offer).
Oreet Ashery - How We Die Is How We Live Only More So
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Publication documenting the award-winning web series Revisiting Genesis by Oreet Ashery. This documentary fiction on mourning in the digital age explores complex issues such as gender and death, digital reincarnation, and women artists.
Laure Prouvost - GDM - Grand Dad\'s Visitor Center
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the eponymous exhibition by Laure Prouvost at Pirelli HangarBicocca: a multimedia project—installations, videos and projections, sculptures and found objects—revolving around the story of Prouvost's “grandfather”, a fictional prolific conceptual artist.
Rayyane Tabet - Fragments
2019
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.
Antonio Grulli - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Diary
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A travel diary / a screenplay.
Nathalie du Pasquier - Gabon 1977 - Un Don Juan chez les gendarmes
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
This publication presents a comic strip made by a 20-year old Nathalie Du Pasquier in remembrance of a six months journey in Gabon. Inspired by a clipping from a Gabonese daily, the cartoon tells the colorful story of a clumsy Don Giovanni. This edition features an introductory text by the artist, the translated strip, and a facsimile of the comic book in original French version.
Virginie Barré - Bord de Mer - Des films et leurs objets
2018
French edition
Frac Bretagne
This monographic catalogue explores the artistic activity of Virginie Barré over the last ten years, focusing on her video works and their poetic themes from childhood to dreams.
Zachary Cahill - The Black Flame of Paradise (A Novel)
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The Black Flame of Paradise is the first novel by American artist Zachary Cahill. The book is a proposition for a new model of religious life grounded in the artistic and personal relations to the divine.
 Badlands Unlimited - “ ” - Act 1
2018
English edition
Nero
Set behind the scenes of Badlands Unlimited, an artist-run, New York-based publishing company, this three- act play follows the characters as they launch an erotic novella, deal with internal conflicts, and imagine the promise and threat of technology between the pages and in our lives. Badlands Unlimited is a comedy of errors that morphs into a deeper meditation on art and mortality.
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.
Keren Cytter - The Furious Hamster
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.
Laure Prouvost -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
New monograph.
Ixiptla - Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances
2018
English edition
miscellaneous
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This 4th issue of the anthropology journal explores the tension between indeterminacy and narrative in archaeology and art.
Espace(s) - Anecdotes et faits divers
2018
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
16th issue confronts the question of the narrative and the “anecdote”, with an ensemble of textual and visual contributions by artists, historians, scientifics, and writers.
Sigismond de Vajay - Unreachable Empires
2018
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
Conceived by Sigismond de Vajay, this artist's book combines 70 of his drawings with commissioned essays by Mexican novelist Mario Bellatín, French biologist and glaciology researcher Bruno Jourdain, and geography and biotechnology expert Elizabeth R. Johnson. Together, thanks to their intertwined dialogue around reality, fiction, science, knowledge, and the power of artistic approaches, they express a subjective vision of our changing times.
Fiction as Method
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Fiction as Method brings authors into dialogue with artists, technologists, theorists and filmmakers in order to examine the diverse ways in which fiction manifests. The aim is to explore the concept through direct and indirect means, ultimately considering how fictions proliferate, take on flesh and come to act in the world.
Heman Chong - Ifs, Ands, or Buts
2018
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The catalogue for Heman Chong's first solo museum exhibition in mainland China, at the Rockbund Art Museum, provides an insightful and critical look into the Singaporean artist's recent practice.


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