Art & travel / displacement / exile / migration / nomadism

 
 
Mirjam Wirz - Sobre El Río (Passage)
2020
bilingual edition (Spanish / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
forthcoming
This publication tells of the journey of a photographic research of the origins of cumbia music along the lower Magdalena river in Colombia.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Conceived as a children's book, Stories of Little and Big Blossoms is a collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
Ingo Giezendanner - Sloppy Sleep
2020
no text
Nieves
forthcoming
A series of drawings made with felt pen in small notebooks. The hours-long work on the drawings, which are all made right on the spot, displaces Giezendanner into meditation and lets him perceive the urban space in different ways.
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré - Paris la Consciencieuse : Paris la Guideuse du monde
2020
French edition
Empire - Books
forthcoming
The unpublished story, reproduced in facsimile, of the journey to Paris of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré (1923-2014), Ivorian poet and artist, "prophet", creator and inventor of the Bété alphabet, who writes a "report" of his encounter with the Western world on his return from the opening of the mythical exhibition "Magiciens de la Terre".
Johanne Løgstrup - The Contemporary Condition - Co-existence of Times – A conversation with John Akomfrah
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
In the form of a conversation with filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah, this book sets out to explore how his work with montage can be understood to articulate contemporaneity in sensuous ways.
Minor cosmopolitan - Thinking art, politics, and the universe together otherwise
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Rethinking cosmopolitanism without its exploitative grip through alternative traditions and practices of the cosmopolitan from across the globe.
 Suspended spaces - Suspended spaces - Fordlândia
2020
bilingual edition (Portuguese / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
An artistic project carried out around Fordlândia—a town built from 1928 onwards by Henry Ford in Amazonia on the banks of the Tapajòs to intensively exploit the rubber tree needed to manufacture tyres, which, following the failure of the project, became a small village in the middle of an industrial heritage of uncertain statu. With twenty international artists and researchers, in collaboration with Fotoativa, a Brazilian collective from Belém.
Michele Lombardelli - California
2020
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A collection of photographs and drawings retracing the founding Californian experience of the artist.
Bordered Lives - Immigration Detention Archive
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Drawing on original documents, photographs and detainee artwork, this book offers a unique insight into the experience of immigration detention in the UK.
Jean-François Bory - Retour au Japon
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Jean-François Bory's travel diary to Japan.
Migration - Traces in an Art Collection / Spår i en konstsamling
2020
bilingual edition (English / Swedish)
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
How have artists over the past 150 years related to migration and exile? And what role can a museum play in times of mass migration?
Maxime Duveau - Renewal - Récit de Didier Balducci
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Hippocampe - Books
A series of drawings that retrace a trip to California, where the multiplied and labyrinthine architecture invites the visitor to wander between reality and fiction.
 Cog•nate Collective - Regionalia
2020
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
X Artists' Books
First monograph.
Nina Valerie Kolowratnik - Critical Spatial Practice - The Language of Secret Proof – Indigenous Truth and Representation
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Critical Spatial Practice
This publication documents new spatial notational systems developed by architect Nina Valerie Kolowratnik to help Indigenous communities from New Mexico to protect and regain traditional lands.
Larissa Sansour - Research/Practice - Heirloom
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
This publication documents the artistic research for Sansour's project for the Danish Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: a dark science fiction narrative set after an eco-disaster, evolving into an intimate dialogue about memory, exile and nostalgia.
Roger Eberhard - Human Territoriality
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A collection of photographs of former border regions around the globe and down through the course of human history.
Carlo Levi a San Costantino Albanese - Archivi della Basilicata – Vol. 2
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Three multidisciplinary essays—from cultural anthropology to photography analysis—based on visual archives documenting the visit of writer, painter and politician Carlo Levi to an Albanian community in Southern Italy (second volume in the series “Archivi della Basilicata”).
Thomas Krempke - The Whispering of Things
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Thomas Krempke's photographic diary.
Anna-Eva Bergman - Passages
2019
French edition
Fondation Hartung Bergman
Catalogue of the exhibition gathering a set of eighty works, on canvas or paper, in small and very large formats, that Anna-Eva Bergman created in the wake of her two travels to northern Norway, in 1950 and 1964, from which emerges a plastic language that signs the whole of his future work.
The Second Yinchuan Biennale - Starting from the Desert. Ecologies on the Edge
2019
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Second Yinchuan Biennale articulates itself through the themes of the desert, nomadism, and ecology. Taking the form of an illustrated atlas, the publication documents works by more than 90 participating artists.
Philippe Dudouit - The Dynamics of Dust
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A long-term photographic study on the sociopolitical evolution of the Sahelo-Saharan region since 2008.
Philippe Dudouit - The Dynamics of Dust
2019
French edition
Edition Patrick Frey
(last copies available!)
A long-term photographic study on the sociopolitical evolution of the Sahelo-Saharan region since 2008.
Luca Vitone - Romanistan
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Both a journal and a photographic report, this publication documents Luca Vitone's travel from Italy to India, in the footsteps of the first Roma migrations between the eighth and fourteenth centuries.
Vangjush Vellahu - Fragments I - Where stories cut across the land
2019
English edition
Archive Books
This artist's book derives from a series of videos documenting the present situation of six unrecognized Republics on the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Vellahu collects the collective memories of people and lands which have been affected by years of war and by the politics of borders.


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