Art & public space

 
 
Momentography of a failure - Addis Ababa
2021
English edition
Archive Books
Momentography of a failurebrings essays, timelines, film, photography, and a series of conversations together to deal with Ethiopia's controversial urbanisation and the transformative space of the city.
Laura Horelli - Changes in Direction - A Journal
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Archive Books
Changes in Direction – A Journal provides multivocal and transnational African-European statements to current decoloniality debates from different perspectives.
Fieldwork Marfa Texas USA - Ten Years of Art Experiments
2021
English edition
Jannink - Wide Open
The ten years of activity of the international program of research, experimentation, and artistic and pedagogical residencies devoted to questions of artistic community, art in public space, landscape and the political issues of borders, territories and migrations, in Marfa, Texas, a mythical place that has become a veritable artistic laboratory.
Fieldwork Marfa Texas USA - Dix ans d\'expérimentations artistiques
2021
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
The ten years of activity of the international program of research, experimentation, and artistic and pedagogical residencies devoted to questions of artistic community, art in public space, landscape and the political issues of borders, territories and migrations, in Marfa, Texas, a mythical place that has become a veritable artistic laboratory.
Espace art actuel - Come Out
2021
bilingual edition (texts in English and French)
Espace art actuel
Re-territorializing the public space.
Martin Herbert - Unfold This Moment - The Art of Carol Bove
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An exploration of the work of sculpture and conceptual artist Carol Bove, by art critic Martin Herbert.
Reinventing Daily Life
2020
bilingual edition (English / Dutch)
Sternberg Press - Sandberg Series
Art as a tool to reinvent our daily reality: textual and visual outcomes of the temporary master Reinventing Daily Life at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam.
Gordon Matta-Clark - Open House
2020
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A new publication spotlights Gordon Matta-Clark's only extant architectural piece.
 Raumlabor - Cantiere Barca
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archive Books
Publication documenting a series of workshops involving Raumlabor, a Berlin-based group architects, and the youths of Barca, a neighbourhood in outskirts of Turin. The project, which advocates for the re-appropriation of the public space, saw the development of a series of inhabitable environmental installations.
Oslo Pilot
2018
multilingual edition (English / Arabic / Spanish / Korean / Norwegian / Swedish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Oslo Pilot is a two-year research-based project that has laid the groundwork for the Oslo Biennial's first edition in May 2019. It aims to explore art in public spaces and spheres. This publication gathers a collection of commissioned and previously published essays on the subject, and includes a selected transcription of the eponymous symposium.
François Massut - Les confidents - Les chaises-poèmes du Jardin du Palais-Royal
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The “chairs-poems” conceived by the Quebec sculptor Michel Goulet for the Palais-Royal garden in Paris, with contributions from nearly 70 authors, visual artists, poets, critics, theoreticians, philosophers and thinkers.
 Patrick Bouchain / Construire - Les Bogues du Blat
2018
French edition
Captures - Collective works and monographs
Publication documenting an innovative sustainable social housing project in a small village of south-central France, as part of the “New Patrons” program.
Vlad Nancă - Souvenir
2018
English edition
Punch
The first monographic publication dedicated to one of the foremost artists of his generation and a key figure in the development of Bucharest's artistic community in the early 2000s.
Sophie Nys - Divided we stand, together we fall
2017
English edition
(SIC) - Soft Alphabet
This artist's book presents a set of photographs made by Belgian artist Sophie Nys during her stay in Zurich. It features each of the modernist fountains produced by designer Alfred Aebersold in the 1970s and scattered throughout the Swiss city. The images are associated with amusing and clever captions written by Leila Peacock, a Scottish artist living in Zurich.
 Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier - Years later...
2017
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For three years Rico Scagliola and Michael Meier have been taking candid photographs of people from all walks of life and of every age in public and semi-public urban spaces: on streets and city squares, in cafés and bars, train stations and airports, stores and shopping centers. Combined with genuine words taken from the internet or heard in the street, this photographic series is a comédie humaine of the present day and age.
Rémy Zaugg - Écrits complets – Volume 9 - L\'Art pour la ville – 1986-2005
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
The ninth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1986-2005): a reflection on the artist's projects for public spaces, illustrated with personal statements and sketches.
Revue & Corrigée
2017
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Researcher Juliette Volcler on sound in public space; on identities and influences in music; an essay by Kasper Toeplitz; carte blanche to Patrick Renaud; Summer festivals, disc reviews, and more.
George Trakas - Du sec à l\'eau - Étude pour Lamelouze
2017
French edition
Captures - Artist's books
Study book made by artist George Trakas in response to a commission issued by inhabitants of the Lamelouze commune in the southern French region of Gard, north of Alès (as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France).
Mari Linnman - À Distances - Œuvrer dans les espaces publics
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Publication documenting an interactive installation by Samuel Bianchini commissioned by the Maison du geste et de l'image in Paris as part of the “New Patrons” program.
Reclaiming Art / Reshaping Democracy - The New Patrons & Participatory Art
2017
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Drawing on examples from France and the United States, this publication offers a multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society (adaptated from a French publication on the New Patrons's activities, updated with contributions from the Anglo-American intellectual scene).
Surface Tension Supplement - Klangumwelt – Ernst-Reuter-Platz
2017
English edition
Errant Bodies - Surface Tension Supplements
This book presents proposals for the transformation of Ernst-Reuter-Platz, a city square in Berlin. They are the results of a process of auditory artistic research and design developed according to a new radical approach on the relationships between aural activity and environment.
Ré-créations - Les « 1% artistiques » dans les collèges en Seine-Saint-Denis
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Documentation around 17 commissioned artworks set in middle schools, as part of the Percent for Art Program established in the French Department of Seine-Saint-Denis.
Tekla Aslanishvili - Algorithmic Space and Its Social Implications
2017
English edition
Casino Luxembourg
Tekla Aslanishvili's research for an artistic project in the public space.


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