Central / Eastern Europe

 
 
Orshi Drozdik - Adventures in Technos Dystopium: Orshi Drosdik, The first two decades (1973-1993)
2024
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
A comprehensive overview of the Hungarian post-conceptual and feminist artist's practice in the first decades of her fifty-year long career, including several of her writings.
Sonia de Puineuf - Télégraphes de l\'Utopie - L\'art des avant-gardes en Europe Centrale 1918-1939
2024
French edition
Empire - Books
forthcoming
A wide-ranging discursive study of the cultural geography of the Central European avant-garde between the wars.
Mapping Krasinski\'s Studio
2024
English edition
JRP|Editions - Hapax
forthcoming
This intimate publication documents an iconic art space of the 20th century, the Warsaw apartment and studio of Polish artists Henryk Stazewski (1894–1988) and Edward Krasinski (1925–2004)—a lively artistic and social space shared by multiple artists.
Ješa Denegri - The Yugoslav Art Space - Denegri in the First Person
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
A critical introduction to the life and work of Yugoslav modernist and conceptual art's foremost exponent Ješa Denegri.
Magda Stawarska -
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Imagine/otherwise
forthcoming
In this critical biography, Omar Kholeif offers an introductory field guide to Magda Stawarska's practice.
Zlatko Kopljar - Mercy (Politics)
2024
English edition
MER. B&L
forthcoming
This publication examines the intersection of art and politics, through the deeply engaged work and thought of two contemporary artists.
Miroslav Beinhauer - Pieces For Sixth​-​Tone Harmonium (2 CD)
2024
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
New compositions (by Phill Niblock, Klaus Lang, Bernhard Lang, Milan Guštar, Judith Berkson, Idin Samimi Mofakham and Ian Mikyska) for the sixth-tone harmonium conceived by Czech composer and pioneer of microtonal music Alois Hába in the 1920s and '30s, performed by Miroslav Beinhauerr, currently the only player of this unique instrument in the world, who has single-handedly revived it after decades of slumber.
 Phaerentz - It\'s Not Quite That Inventive (Sixty Years with Broken Music) (2 CD)
2024
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
The album includes Milan Knížák's 1973 private recording BROKEN MUSIC, released as a multiple of forty copies by Armin Hundertmark in 1983 on Edition Hundertmark, and a live version of BROKEN REBROKEN, performed in January 2020 at the Museum of Czech Music in Prague by Milan Knížák, Petr Ferenc (aka Phaerentz) and Opening Performance Orchestra.
Zorka Wollny - Singing Machine (vinyl LP)
2024
Errant Bodies - Records & DVDs
The Malakow Tower of Zeche Hannover becomes a space-consuming sound installation that transforms voices from different communities in Bochum into a physically palpable listening experience.
Yelena Yemchuk - Malanka
2024
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Ukrainian American visual artist Yelena Yemchuk's sixth photobook: a series dedicated the Malanka Ukrainian folk holiday celebrated on Old Year's Day.
Zona Festival
2024
bilingual edition (English / Romanian)
Punch
This book traces the legacy of Zona, Eastern Europe performance art festival that took place in Timișoara, Romania, between 1993 and 2002, years which were marked by a transition from communism to a new society built on different principles.
Ulyap Songs - Beyond Circassian Tradition (book + 2 vinyl LP)
2024
bilingual edition (English / Russian)
Flee
58.00 53.00 €
Ulyap is a village in the Caucasus, where one can find an enormous number of accordion and harmonica players. "Ulyap Songs: Beyond Circassian Tradition" represents an attempt to document ancient bards' chants and their entanglement with popular rural heritage as well as post-Soviet culture during modern times, through a critical prism.
Ulyap Songs - Beyond Circassian Tradition (book)
2024
bilingual edition (English / Russian)
Flee
Ulyap is a village in the Caucasus, where one can find an enormous number of accordion and harmonica players. "Ulyap Songs: Beyond Circassian Tradition" represents an attempt to document ancient bards' chants and their entanglement with popular rural heritage as well as post-Soviet culture during modern times, through a critical prism.
Ulyap Songs - Beyond Circassian Tradition (2 vinyl LP)
2024
Flee
Ulyap is a village in the Caucasus, where one can find an enormous number of accordion and harmonica players. "Ulyap Songs: Beyond Circassian Tradition" represents an attempt to document ancient bards' chants and their entanglement with popular rural heritage as well as post-Soviet culture during modern times, through a critical prism.
Kasper T. Toeplitz - Érosions programmées (CD)
2023
Akousis Records
A piece for saxophones and electronics, performed live by Kasper T. Toeplitz (real time electronics) and Bertrand Gauguet (alto & baritone saxophones).
Ēriks Apaļais - Ģimene / Family
2023
bilingual edition (English / Latvian)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Elaborated from an eponymous exhibition held at the Latvian National Museum of Art in 2020, Family examines the visual, autobiographical, and theoretical strands that inform Ēriks Apaļais' practice, featuring texts on his work by the curator Katerina Gregos and Latvian art critic Santa Hirša. 
As Though We Hid the Sun in a Sea of Stories - Fragments for a Geopoetics of North Eurasia
2023
English edition
Archive Books
This publication is based on an exhibition and research project that foregrounds an ever-incomplete weaving of narratives of artists, curators, writers, and customary knowledge holders. It traces the many worlds that have existed in parallel, often in spite of or against the oppressive visions imagined by successive regimes—the Russian Empire, the USSR, and contemporary Russia—that have controlled areas across Eastern Europe and Central and North Asia.
Shaping Revolutionary Memory - The Production of Monuments in Socialist Yugoslavia
2023
English edition
Archive Books
A comprehensive overview of the vast production of monuments in socialist Yugoslavia (1945–91) dedicated to the antifascist People's Liberation Struggle in the Second World War and the socialist revolution.
Marko Ciciliani - Why Frets? 2083
2023
English edition
Mille Plateaux
A multimedia book featuring transdisciplinary works by composer, audiovisual artist and performer Marko Ciciliani, that illuminate different aspects of a fictional history of the electric guitar from varying angles (including an USB-Stick with audiovisual works).
Extra Muros - Czech Republic (vinyl LP)
2023
Flee
Extra Muros – Czech Republic is the result of the fourth edition of FLEE's creative residency program which took place in December 2022 on the dance floor of Prague's most infamous nightclub Ankali.
Honza Zamojski - Rise and Fall of the Middlemen
2023
English edition
Nero
Artist book: a visual and poetic investigation of the enigmatic figure of the "Middleman", combining short punchlines and full-page illustrations, which are wryly reminiscent of Kafka's fictional world. The publication comes with a cardboard puppet, to be screwed and assembled.
Marion Baruch - Tzimtzum
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Ákos Rózmann - Mass / Mässa (7 CD box set)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
currently out of stock
The complete version of electro-acoustic composer Ákos Rózmann's epic masterpiece 12 Stations presented for the first time in its entirety as a deluxe 7CD set.
Ákos Rózmann - Mass / Mässa (7 CD box set)
2023
Shelter Press - Records
Ákos Rózmann's Mass consists of twelve electroacoustic compositions created between 1989 and 2004 in the composer's studio and at EMS in Stockholm. Like most of Rózmann's compositions, Mass is a long-form work with a duration of around seven hours. 
Petr Bakla - Late Night Show (CD)
2023
Sub Rosa
Three "night music" pieces by Czech composer Petr Bakla, centered around the piano.
Ana Prvački - Flowering Under Stress
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This book presents a wide selection of works from Prvački's daily watercolor practice that began during the Covid19 pandemic. It guides us through the inner and outer landscapes of the recent years we traversed as we grappled with the complex emotions of a world turned upside down.
Mladen Stilinović - My sweet little lamb (Everything we see could also be otherwise) - Dedicated to Mladen Stilinović
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A "post-episode" of a series of curatorial projects based on the Kontakt Collection and dedicated to the artist Mladen Stilinović.
Mirza Cizmic - Souvenirs Volés
2023
no text
United Dead Artists
First monograph of the Finnish painter: a series of troubling family scenes whose deviance shines through under a veneer of normality, obscure and disturbing images that appear like reminiscences of a childhood marked by drama and war, never far from the living room.
Bistra Lechevalier - Terra Incognita
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Enseigne des Oudin
A retrospective of 50 years of creation of the visual artist Bistra Lechevalier.
Paul Neagu -
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The first comprehensive monograph on the Romanian-born, UK-based artist Paul Neagu (1938-2004), whose oeuvre transcends traditional artistic disciplines, and who was for several decades an important source of inspiration for young artists, curators and intellectuals.
Ana Hoffner ex-Prvulovic - Contemporary / Unconscious
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
First monograph.
Rita Ackermann - Hidden
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This book traces the last thirty years of Rita Ackermann's career containing both well-known and previously unpublished works, ranging from painting to drawing, created in a range of media and formats.
Serge Lemoine - Nicolas Ionesco - « Du spirituel dans l\'art »
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The first monograph of the painter Nicolas Ionesco, born in 1919 in Bucharest, active all his life in Paris, who occupied a prominent place in the art of the 1950s before being forgotten because of the direction he had taken his work: an opportunity to reconsider everything anew.
Stefan Lorenzutti - The Stoneware Jug
2023
English edition
Nieves
The Stoneware Jug is a collection of poem-comics by Stefan Lorenzutti (words) and John Porcellino (pictures), in which American comix legend Porcellino (King-Cat, Thoreau at Walden) "pours" the adapted poems into his pen-and-ink panels, as if into a handmade vessel. 
Adolfas Mekas - Ligne(s) de vie
2022
French edition
various
A collection of letters (from 1957 to 1995) that the famous brothers Jonas Mekas and Adolfas Mekas sent from America to Semeniškiai village, their homeland, all addressed to the most important addressee of their lives—their mother, Elzbieta Mekienė.
Dora Budor - Autoreduction
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Publication based on a project initiated by Dora Budor at Progetto (Lecce, Italy) in 2021 that began with detouring a solo exhibition onto a collaborative course to traverse the itineraries of work, leisure, and consumption in southern Italy.
 Tehnica Schweiz - The Blue Room
2022
bilingual edition (English / Hungarian)
Archive Books
An installation by the artistic duo Tehnica Schweiz (Gergely László and Péter Rákosi) comprising a film and a porcelain sculpture collection: a re-examination of our relation to architectural and material cultural heritage.
Karel Teige - The Marketplace of Art / Commentary (2 volumes)
2022
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The first English translation of Karel Teige's The Marketplace of Art in two volumes includes a critical introduction, inquiries, and extensive commentaries. Originally published in the Czech language in 1936, The Marketplace of Art is the summation of Teige's artistic, political, and theoretical work.
Milan Knížák - Another State of Stagnation / Piano Pieces (1991-2021) (CD)
2022
Sub Rosa
Six unreleased piano pieces by Milan Knízák, written between 1991 and 2021, played by Czech piano virtuoso Miroslav Beinhauer.
Zoran Terzić - Idiocracy - The Culture of the New Idiot
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Zoran Terzić's wide-ranging and sharply detailed essay takes up the cultural-historical figure of the idiot and follows its numerous appearances throughout intellectual history in an examination of the art of idiocy that extends outside the hypertrophic present.
Émile Naoumoff - Rencontre avec Émile Naoumoff - Entretien avec Nathalie Guilbaud (DVD)
2022
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions
A filmed interview with the pianist, composer and teacher Émile Naoumoff, conducted by Nathalie Guilbaud, with a booklet gathering the testimonies of some of his former students.
Artur Żmijewski - Singing Lesson (CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
A musical project that investigates the perception of the otherness of the world of the crippled and their right to their own self-expression.
Francesco M. Cataluccio - Non c\'è nessuna Itaca - Viaggio in Lituania
2022
Italian edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
The return to Lithuania of Francesco Cataluccio.
Małgorzata Mirga-Tas - Re-enchanting the World
2022
English edition
Archive Books
First monograph of Roma artist Małgorzata Mirga-Tas: an attempt to expand the Polish and European iconosphere and art history with representations of Roma culture.
Vladimir Nikolić - Walking with Water - The Pavilion of the Republic of Serbia – 59th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia
2022
bilingual edition (English / Serbian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An extension of Vladimir Nikolić's project for the Serbian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2022, this book explores publishing as an incubator for different forms of editorial, artistic and curatorial practices.
Alina Popa - Unsorcery
2022
English edition
Punch
A collection of writings by Alina Popa and Florin Flueras written over a seven-year period (new expanded edition).
1971 - Parallel Nonsynchronism
2022
English edition
Punch
Two contemporaneous bodies of artworks, which demonstrate the parallel tendencies of art in state socialist Hungary in the early 1970s.
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