Art & public space

 
 
Reinventing Daily Life
2020
bilingual edition (English / Dutch)
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
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.
Martin Herbert - Unfold This Moment - The Art of Carol Bove
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An exploration of the work of sculpture and conceptual artist Carol Bove, by art critic Martin Herbert.
Mine Dal - Everybody\'s Atatürk
2020
bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A photographic journey in contemporary Turkey, looking for traces of the protean presence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic.
Gordon Matta-Clark - Open House
2020
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
A new publication spotlights Gordon Matta-Clark's only extant architectural piece.
Pierre Bal-Blanc - Collective Exhibition for a Single Body - The Private Score – The Licence
2020
English edition
Paraguay Press
forthcoming
A score of performative gestures, drawn from the conceptual art and body art scenes from Central and Eastern Europe in the 1970s and 1980s.
 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.
 Michel Goulet & François Massut - Les confidents - Les chaises-poèmes du Jardin du Palais-Royal
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – 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.
Gordon Matta-Clark - Anarchitecte
2018
French edition
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
out of stock
The importance of Gordon Matta-Clark's work in a revaluation of architecture after modernism.
 Patrick Bouchain / Construire - Les Bogues du Blat
2018
French edition
Captures - Monographs & artist's books
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.
Concrete Oslo
2018
English edition
Torpedo
currently out of stock
A guidebook to Oslo's brutalist architecture.
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.
Olafur Eliasson - Green light - An artistic workshop
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This publication documents Eliasson's Green light project —an artistic workshop for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and NGOs, whose goal is to fabricate lamps for fundraising education. It provides testimonies, stories, and memories by Green light participants, founders, and organizers, as well as essays by art historians and theorists.
 Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet (les gens d\'Uterpan) - Uchronia - duplicate > do not create, infiltrate > do not exhibit, exceed > do not belong, appear > do not claim, delegate > do not restrict
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Companion book to a project by the artists Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan), which emanates from the analysis of individual or collective attitudes and behaviors produced in the public space of a given city.
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.
George Trakas - Du sec à l\'eau - Étude pour Lamelouze
2017
French edition
Captures - Monographs & 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).
 Samuel Bianchini & 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.
Erwin Wurm - Bob
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Creating Bob: a food truck with a living, warm and hospitable public purpose, set close to Lille-Europe Train Station and commissioned as part of the “New Patrons” program.
François Hers - Letter to a Friend About the New Patrons
2016
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.
François Hers - Lettre à un ami au sujet des Nouveaux commanditaires
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.
Liliana Moro - 29,88 KMQ
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The publication encloses a rich documentation on the design, construction and installation of an eponymous permanent work created by Liliana Moro for the seventh edition of “All'Aperto” (Outdoors) in Trivero, in the Piemonte countryside.
Didier Fiúza Faustino - Vortex Populi
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
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Vortex Populi is a visual essay focusing on five works by Didier Fiuza Faustino in which the French artist and architect reflects on public space and popular struggle through an examination of the use of crowd control barriers in clashes between protestors and authoritarian forces.
Olafur Eliasson - Baroque Baroque
2016
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This catalogue documents the encounter between Eliasson's sensorial artworks and the baroquean atmosphere of Prince Eugene's Winter Palace in Vienna.
Mierle Laderman Ukeles - Seven Work Ballets
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Through archival research, this first monographic publication focuses on Ukeles's work ballets—a series of seven grand-scale collaborative performances involving workers, trucks, barges, and hundreds of tons of recyclables and steel—which took place between 1983 and 2012 in New York, Pittsburgh, Givors, Rotterdam, and Tokamachi.