Art & public space

 
 
Kathrin Böhm - Art on the Scale of Life
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
A comprehensive overview of artist Kathrin Böhm's multifaceted, deeply collaborative, and durational practice and networks.
John Cornu -
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
forthcoming
a panoramic view of John Cornu's practice since 2006, with thirty-eight works accompanied by thirty-eight texts by historians, curators, conservation experts, art critics, and contemporary artists, with as many different approaches and possible readings.
Daniel Buren - Ascending Point of View, work in situ
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
New monograph, centered around a temporary work in situ by Daniel Buren, allowing to further explore the close relationship that the artist weaves with architecture, landscape but also points of view.
François Hers - Opération - Nouveaux commanditaires
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The protocol and the action of the New Patrons: the radical transformation of the conditions of emergence and appropriation of the art as political act.
Curating beyond the Mainstream - The Practices of Carlos Capelán, Elisabet Haglund, Gunilla Lundahl, and Jan-Erik Lundström
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Through four case studies, Curating beyond the Mainstream researches decolonial and other non-hegemonic approaches to the profession of curating in Sweden from the 1960s to the early 2000s.
Robert Schad - Dix par dix
2022
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
various
A journey through the sculptural work of the Franco-German artist through a series of installations in the public space.
Christine Maigne - Rhizome Cupules Eclosion - Permanent displays in public spaces
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Strandflat
First monograph, presenting four perennial works created by Christine Maigne as part of public and private commissions and which are organically articulated to the ground.
Isa Melsheimer - 2/5
2022
no text
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
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
various
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.
 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.
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.
Erwin Wurm - Bob
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
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.
Stadt auf Achse - Mit Kunst urbane Räume gestalten – Ein Handbuch
2016
German edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
A manual for public art projects in Zurich.
Liaisons urbaines - Transforming Public Spaces in African Cities
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
a.p.r.e.s editions
Liaisons urbaines [Urban Connections] chronicles the development and implementation of an eponymous programme for enhancing public spaces in African cities by operations that combine urban planning and development, design, art and heritage.
Didier Fiúza Faustino - Vortex Populi
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
it: editions
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.
Social Media - New Masses
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The emergence of the new digital technologies and social media has transformed the very concept of the mass gathering. The present volume brings together a collection of studies that analyze this transformation and seize the opportunity to reevaluate the cultural and medial historiography of the masses.
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.
 Nicolas Floc\'h - Trois commandes
2015
French edition
various
A review of three commissioned works executed by artist Nicolas Floc'h in isolated communities in Santiago, Chile, Rennes, and Tours, France, as part of the New Patrons program.
Jyll Bradley - Le Jardin hospitalier - Une œuvre de Jyll Bradley
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
Le Jardin hospitalier documents Jyll Bradley's eponymous site-specific artwork produced in April 2015 under the auspices of the Fondation de France's New Patrons program, at Hospital Roger Salengro in Lille, France. The artist has transformed a 100m long, window-less corridor into an immersive installation—a promenade—with black-lit photographs, literary texts and tactile sculptural elements
 Alhena Katsof & Dana Yahalomi - Solution 263 - Double Agent
2015
English edition
Sternberg Press - Solution
A political and artistic performance manual revolving around the double agent figure
Art Altstetten Albisrieden - A Public Art Project
2015
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
Art and the City 2.0.
Claude Closky - Rectangulaire
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
A documentation on Claude Closky's artwork commissioned by the Paste association as part of the New Patrons program.
Liz Magic Laser - Public Relations / Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
2015
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Liz Magic Laser's recent works.
Open Museum Open City
2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue.
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