Art & public space

 
 
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.
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.
Pierre Bal-Blanc - Collective Exhibition for a Single Body - The Private Score – The Licence
2020
English edition
Paraguay Press
sold out
A score of performative gestures, drawn from the conceptual art and body art scenes from Central and Eastern Europe in the 1970s and 1980s.
Gordon Matta-Clark - Open House
2020
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
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.
Gordon Matta-Clark - Anarchitecte
2018
French edition
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
sold out
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
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.
 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.
Olafur Eliasson - Green light - An artistic workshop
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
sold out
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.
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 - 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).
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.


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