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Omar Kholeif - Sonia Balassanian
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Imagine Otherwise
A deeply personal portrait of Iranian Armenian American artist Sonia Balassanian.
Nairy Baghramian - Misfits
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
This catalogue explores some of the pivotal themes of the artist's research, from her interest in crossing and redefining the border between interior and exterior to the relationship between the aesthetic object and its institutional context.
Shahryar Nashat - Keep Begging
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
New monograph.
Valérie Mavridorakis - Siah Armajani, pragmatisme et anarchie (1957-1988)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An in-depth study of the elaboration of the functional architectures-sculptures of the American artist of Iranian origin Siah Armajani (1939-2020), between utopia and pragmatism, allegorizing as much the ideals as the contradictions of the American democracy before being dedicated to figures of the anarchy.
Shiva Feshareki - MMXX-20 - Nebula (vinyl EP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
A work of orchestral scale, merging a vast number of heavily manipulated sound-sources, made from the most minimal means by the British-Iranian experimental composer and turntabist.
 Sote - Majestic Noise Made in Beautiful Rotten Iran (CD)
2021
Sub Rosa
The latest album by Iranian-American electronic music producer Sote is an all electronic affair, harmonically maximalist, predominantly symphonic-synthetic, requiring active listening.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
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.
Azin Feizabadi - After Cinema - Fictions from A Collective Memory
2019
English edition
Archive Books
Celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the project A Collective Memory by Azin Feizabadi—a series of five narrative films—this publication features fictions by guest contributors who were asked to expand on their viewing experience of one of the films in the Collective Memory series.
Giovanna Silva - Tehran
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
In 2018, Italian photographer Giovanna Silva photographed the streets of Tehran and collected archival documents from the infamous American embassy in the capital of the Islamic Republic. The image-based work is part of a multilayered narrative that encounters the words of architect, researcher and educator Hamed Khosravi.
Tanaz Modabber - Other Scales of Prosody
2018
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This leporello artist's book is the last iteration of an ever-mutating project by artist Tanaz Modabber. It reproduces a sixty-meter-long drawing which was also used in the past as a score, and as a referential mapping. The work also refers to the links between poetry, music, architecture, and politics in Iran.
Laurence Rasti - There Are No Homosexuals in Iran
2017
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
For two years, Laurence Rasti photographed Iranian homosexual refugees who transit through the city of Denizli in Turkey, waiting to join a host country where to live their sexuality freely. The resulting photographic series explores the sensitive concepts of identity and gender, while juxtaposing the gravity of the situation with lighter and hopeful moments.
Bruno Botella - Qotrob
2017
French edition
CAN (Centre d'Art Neuchâtel)
Hallucinogenetic experiments and Persan lycanthropy.
Zamân
2017
French edition
Zamân
Zamân - Zamân journal
The Seventh Issue of Zamâm magazine gathers innovative artists, curators, and art historians to investigate the relationships between the Pacific Region and the Mediterranean Basin, from Morocco to India (with Toni Maraini, Eric Baudelaire, Geeta Kapur, Touda Bouanani, Faouzi Laatiris…).
Tirdad Zolghadr - Traction
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A polemical essay targeting the moral economy of indeterminacy in contemporary art.
Mouvement
2016
French edition
Mouvement
Théo Mercier, Malika Djardi, Markus Öhrn, the online art market, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, French post-punk, being an artist in Central Asia, nudity on stage, the footballer as a modern artist, “Iran” special feature with Barbad Golshiri and Amir Reza Koohestani…
Shirana Shahbazi - Tehran North
2016
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
Shirana Shahbazi's photo-project Tehran North is a subjective road movie captured from a car driving through the Iranian capital at night, offering a black and white kaleidoscopic vision of Tehran's urban landscape (artist's book).
 Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh & Hesam Rahmanian - Her Majesty?
2016
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The colorful and impertinent hijacking of a luxurious big size Taschen book celebrating Queen Elizabeth's jubilee.
Shahryar Nashat - Obituary
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
With this volume, Shahryar Nashat recalls the life and death of an iconic art object—a green dodecahedron called La Shape—operating in many of the artist's works since 2011.
Kour Pour -
2015
English edition
Nero
35.00 20.00 €
Inspired by Persian tapestry, Kour Pour's paintings are highlighting the artist's interest in the cyclic life of images, shifted back-and-forth between the online realm and the material world. This first monograph includes images of all the paintings on display, some installation views and a photographic documentation of the art work's making process, along with an essay by the curator Nicola Ricciardi.
Gabriele Basilico - Iran 1970
2015
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
A photographic journey from Yugoslavia to Iran during the 1970's.
Behdjat Sadr - Traces
2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
Monograph exploring the artistic and intellectual heritage of abstract painter and pioneer of the visual arts in Iran Behdjat Sadr. This richly illustrated publication offers a singular testimony, combining personal writings and press cuttings, critical texts and poetic correspondence.
Zamân
2014
French edition
Zamân
Zamân - Zamân journal
The “Scenario” issue investigates narrative and speculative processes within both poetic and political fields (science fiction, geopolitics, universal and colonial exhibitions…)
Maria Miranda - Surface Tension Supplement - Unsitely Aesthetics – Uncertain practices in contemporary art
2013
English edition
Errant Bodies - Surface Tension Supplements
The shifting and troubled relationship of artwork and audience in network culture.
Medium - Sculpture
2012
English edition
Nieves
Artist' book published and edited by artist Shirana Shahbazi (1974, Tehran), writer Tirdad Zolghadr (1972, San Francisco) and designer Manuel Krebs (1970, Karachi).
Zamân
2012
French edition
Zamân
Zamân - Zamân journal
On “heretical Orientalism”: the Sicilian Inquisition in the 17th century, the works of Bahman Mohassess, Marwan, the poems of Etel Adnan…
Shahryar Nashat - Downscaled and Overthrown
2010
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
(last copies available!)
First monograph on the work of the Swiss artist.
Tirdad Zolghadr - Solution 168-185 - America
2010
English edition
Sternberg Press - Solution
A compilation of highly entertaining “solutions,” where the objective is not the education of America so much as the pleasure of a text that purports to be just that.
Shirana Shahbazi - Wer drei Mal die gleiche Bar betritt hat ein Zuhause im Stehen
2006
German edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
A small book of b/w photographies and texts.
Serge Rezvani - Processus - Limited edition
1994
French edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
Unpublished text with an original artwork signed by the artist.
2023
French edition
Zamân
Zamân - Zamân journal
forthcoming
Shirana Shahbazi - New Good Luck
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
currently out of stock
A new series of photographic works by Shirana Shahbazi.
 Sote - Sacred Horror In Design - Persian Electronic Music Vol. 2  (vinyl LP)
2018
Sub Rosa
sold out
Deriving from an eponymous audiovisual performance, this electroacoustic project by Sote (Ata Ebtekar) blends traditional music from Iran with hardcore electronics.
Shirana Shahbazi - First Things First
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
sold out
A non-hierarchical selection of photographic works created over the past ten years by the Iranian artist (catalogue).
Hossein Malek - Santur - Occident / Orient (CD)
2016
Sub Rosa
sold out
Two different approaches—the Eastern and Western—to Persian instrument Santur, by musicians Hossein Malek and Leo Kupper.
 Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh & Hesam Rahmanian - Ramin Haerizadeh Rokni Haerizadeh Hesam Rahmanian
2015
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
sold out
First monograph.
Shirana Shahbazi - Monstera
2014
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
sold out
Artist's book.
Salvatore Martirano - The SalMar Construction (vinyl LP)
2014
Sub Rosa
sold out
The SalMar Construction is an amazing large music synthesis engine conceived and constructed in the early 1970's by a composer for use by a composer. These unreleased recordings were made at IRCAM in Paris in 1983. It illustrates the power that an electronic composition can achieve when the composer arrives at a true synergy with his synthesizer.
Zamân
2011
French edition
Zamân
Zamân - Zamân journal
sold out
This issue explores the legacy of the mythological, religious, and scientific figures from modern Orientalism.
Zamân
2010
French edition
Zamân
Zamân - Zamân journal
sold out
Michael Stevenson - Celebration at Persepolis
2008
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
sold out
The longest state banquet of the twentieth century.
Shirana Shahbazi - Meanwhile
2007
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
sold out
A lavishly illustrated publication focusing on Shirana Shahbazi's photographic works, with essays by Kate Bush, Gianni Jetzer, and Ali Subotnick.
Siah Armajani - Anarchistics Contributions - 1962-1994
1995
bilingual edition (English / French)
Villa Arson
sold out
The most complete monograph available on Armajani's work until 1994.
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