South Korea

 
 
Lee Chang-dong -
2019
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Monographs
First monograph.
Lee Chang-dong -
2019
English edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Monographs
First monograph.
Divided We Stand - 9th Busan Biennale 2018
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
The comprehensive catalogue of the 9th Busan Biennale, curated by Cristina Ricupero and Jörg Heiser, on the theme of divided territories caused by war, conflict, or colonization.
Haegue Yang - Chronotopic Traverses
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Panacée
Chronotopic Traverses brings together unexpected arrangements of Haegue Yang's versatile sculptures of various materials against a backdrop of a panoramic and dramatic wallpaper Incubation and Exhaustion (2018).
Neo Geography
2019
bilingual edition (English / Korean)
CAN
forthcoming
Publication based on the eponymous exhibitions organized at CAN, Neuchâtel, and Post Territory Ujeongguk, Seoul, bringing together the works of six Swiss and Korean artists, as well as new texts by Korean curators and theoreticians.
Koki Tanaka - Vulnerable Histories - An Archive
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Fully documenting Koki Tanaka's latest video & photo project, this publication focuses on a pressing issue from the artist's native country—the mutual incomprehension and mistrust between Zainichi Koreans and ethnic Japanese—to plead for vigilance when it comes to racism and discrimination.
Haegue Yang - VIP\'s Union - 2001-2018
2018
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
How is the social importance of VIPs defined, and what is an art institution's attitude towards this? The Korean artist Haegue Yang addressed this issue in developing the VIP's Union project, which she started in 2001. This catalogue reviews the work's development over the years, and includes iconographic documentation, genealogy, essays and an interview with the artist.
Lee Yil - Dynamics of Expansion and Reduction - Selected Writings on Korean Contemporary Art
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
This book, the first major publication in English devoted to the Korean critic and art historian Lee Yil (1932-1997), is a collection of texts on aesthetics, theory and history of art by the main observer of “Dansaekhwa”, or Korean monochrome. It also brings together essays and monographic prefaces that gave wide coverage to artists who had been active from the end of the Korean war up until the mid-1990s.
Haegue Yang - Lingering Nous
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph, documenting 21 installations conceived by Haegue Yang during the past decade.
Sara van der Heide - The German Library Pyongyang
2017
quadrilingual edition (English / German / Korean / Chinese)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Artist Sara van der Heide converted the German Library in Guangzhou, China, into a restaging of the Goethe-Institut's German Library and Information Centre of Pyongyang, which operated from 2004 to 2009. The publication features the original multilingual booklets, a documentation on the exhibition and a critical reader.
Minouk Lim - United Paradox
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This monographic catalogue presents a series of works by artist Minouk Lim which draws on the tragic events of the 1950 Korean war and their aftermaths. Based on installations, sculptures, videos, and performance pieces, Lim's visual language mirrors a nation's refusal to face up with its history and initiates a reflective process to come to terms with the past.
 Kim Seob Boninsegni - Hwabyeong
2017
French edition
Clinamen
A three-part fiction relating the daily lives of characters at the beginning of our century: the artist alternates reality and fiction, developing themes at work in his visual practice. As usual, the author involves a series of contributors.
Soun-Gui Kim - Entends-tu ? - Poèmes et Dessins de Kim Soun-Gui
2017
bilingual edition (French / Korean)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Collection of poems and drawings by the Korean artist.
 Han Mook & Lee Ungno - Deux peintres coréens modernistes à Paris
2016
bilingual edition (Korean / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Tracing the Parisian exile of Korean modernists painters Lee Ungno and Han Mook, this catalogue highlights the work and life of two artists who built an innovative work at the crossroads of Western and Eastern traditions.
 Kimsooja - To Breathe (book / DVD)
2016
bilingual edition (English / French), original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Books-DVDs
A DVD-book which documents Korean artist Kimsooja's transfigurational installation at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, as part of the France-Korea year.
Alessandro Bosetti - Autumnal Sisters - 7 Mask Mirror improvisations (DVD)
2016
bilingual edition (English / Korean)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Autumnal Sisters recollects seven performances by Alessandro Bosetti, in solo and teaming up with writer Kim Taeyong and video maker Orolo. It is the first extensive document of Bosetti's work with MaskMirror, a musical instrument which takes language rather than sound as it's main material.
Ingo Niermann - Solution 264-274 - Drill Nation
2015
English edition
Sternberg Press - Solution
Having furnished solutions for Germany and Dubai, Ingo Niermann takes a new look at what nationhood can mean and accomplish today, finding inspiration, of all places, in North Korea.
 Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho - News from Nowhere - Zurich Laboratory
2015
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
This monographic publication delivers an in-depth exploration of Moon & Jeon's collaborative project “News from Nowhere” premised on a postapocalyptic scenario: humanity has been almost entirely wiped out and is forced to reconsider long-held convictions that may no longer be tenable.
Anicka Yi - 6,070,430K of Digital Spit
2015
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
out of stock
The Korean artist's first monograph.
 Ludovic Burel & Ju Hyun Lee - KVM Ø - Counter Fictional Design
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
it: editions
Publication gathering five conference performances, written in French and English, by the Franco-Korean duo of artists and researchers Ju Hyun Lee and Ludovic Burel, whose works combine installations, performances, and publications.
Soun-Gui Kim - Art, or Listen to the silence - Soun-Gui Kim in Conversation with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy and John Cage (DVD)
2014
trilingual edition (English / Korean / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Soun-Gui Kim engages her collaborators—philosophers Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy, and John Cage—in conversation about contemporary art and the relationship of artists to the globalized art world and market, from the perspective of Eastern thought.
Haegue Yang - Dare to Count Phonemes and Graphemes
2014
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A new collaborative publication, that has evolved within the framework of two geographically separate yet collaboratively conceived exhibitions.
Haegue Yang - Grid Bloc
2013
no text
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
(last copies available!)
Artist's book (an enlarged 2nd edition of Yang's long out of print Grid Bloc from 2000).
 Kimsooja - To Breathe: Bottari
2013
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Fully illustrated retrospective monograph based on Kimsooja's project presented at the Korean Pavilion of the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013, with numerous newly commissioned and re-published texts.
 Kimsooja - To Breathe: Bottari - Limited edition
2013
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
Limited edition of Kimsooja's monograph, accompanied by a Korean Bottari and a screenprinted bag.