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Milan Knížák - Aktual University (CD)
2022
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
Milan Knízak canonical text Aktual University, dating from 1967, contains ten short lectures outlining the university's character—On Conflict, On Dreams, On Revolutions, On Love, On Belief, On Art, etc. These lectures were to serve as inspirational schemes for lectures, seminars and discussions held at an ideal university.
Artur Żmijewski - How to Teach Art?
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
How to teach art / can we become an artist?
Ana Lupas - Drawing The Solemn Process
2021
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first monograph of the Romanian avant-garde artist, focusing on the "preliminary drawings" for the work "The Solemn Process" (1964–2008).
Sergey Melnitchenko - 247 polaroids taken in China by Sergey Melnitchenko
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
In 2015, Ukrainian photographer Sergey Melnichenko lives in China. He works there as a dancer. 247 polaroids taken in China by Sergey Melnitchenko is the story in pictures of thirty months of Chinese life.
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
Želimir Žilnik - Feminist Takes - “Early Works” by Želimir Žilnik
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The prospects of revolutionary feminism, from Želimir Žilnik's canonical film.
Piotr Piotrowski - Dans l\'ombre de Yalta - Art et avant-garde en Europe de l\'Est (1945-1989)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The first comparative study of artistic culture in Europe under Soviet influence following the Yalta Accords, tracing the complex relationship between art and politics and the tensions between the avant-garde and traditional practices on the other side of the Iron Curtain.
The Dreamers
2021
English edition
Cura. - Cura.books
The catalogue of the 2021 Belgrade Biennale, exploring the space of dream as a metaphorical space of freedom, capable of re-reading categories, rules, and the most common certainties.
Klara Kristalova -
2021
English edition
Perrotin
This monograph dedicated to the sculptor Klara Kristalova is a tribute to her whole work, revealings on the one hand her drawings and on the other hand her sculptures, sometimes in various exhibition places.
Ion Grigorescu - Diaries and Dreams - 1976-1979
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Second volume of Ion Grigorescu's translated diaries, assembled like a small literary and art-historical sensation of the period between 1976 and 1979.
Karol Radziszewski - The Power of Secrets
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The Polish artist's memorial archive traces a history of homosexuality and queer culture in Eastern Europe and opens up possibilities for the future.
Emilija Škarnulytė - Sirenomelia
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A poetic and scientific meditation on the artist's iconic cinematic installation exploring post-human mythologies, future archaeology, and the invisible structures that enfold us, from the cosmic and geologic to the ecological and political.
Igor Zabel - Inexplicable Presence (Curator’s Working Place)
2021
English edition
Archive Books
The posthumous catalogue of one of the most personal curatorial projects of Igor Zabel (1958-2005).
Kilobase Bucharest A-Z
2021
English edition
Punch
Kilobase Bucharest A-Z is a publication aimed at describing Bucharest through a sort of experimental primer: for each letter of the english alphabet, 26 artists and collectives have chosen a key term that represents a sliver of the Romanian capital. The resulting portrait conveys the essence of Bucharest from a subjective standpoint that captures the infinite facets of the city's life and culture.
Edi Hila -
2021
bilingual edition (English / Albanian)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The first comprehensive monograph of the highly accomplished Albanian artist Edi Hila.
Simon Hantaï - Transatlantique
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Seven American artists share their invaluable perspectives on the decisive work of Simon Hantaï.
Ilona Németh - Eastern Sugar
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This book takes as its starting point artist Ilona Németh's extensive research into the history of sugar production in Central Europe, from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century.
Ieva Epnere - Rīgas cirks Riga Circus
2021
bilingual edition (English / Latvian)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A kaleidoscopic peek into the traditional circus of Riga.
Vladislav Shapovalov - Image Diplomacy
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An artistic research on the political construction of representations of socialist and capitalist modernity during the Cold War, through a history of exhibitions.
Bezna
2021
English edition
Punch
An anthology of the artists' zine.
Mihai Barabancea - Falling on Blades
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographer Mihai Barabancea portrays the underworld of post-Soviet Romania and Moldova: a set of subjects and scenes revealing the crude reality of the streets, zeroing in on moments of ruthless rawness and keen poignancy.
Marcin Rusak - Encoded Symbols
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
This book is dedicated to the work of Marcin Rusak, as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers.
Kasper T. Toeplitz - BestiaIRE (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
A piece composed by Phill Niblock, performed live by Ensemble IRE trio: Kasper T. Toeplitz (ebass), Franck Vigroux (eguitar), Hélène Breschand (e harp) on side A / a piece composed and performed by Kasper T.Toeplitz (ebass) and Franck Vigroux (guitar, electronics) on side B.
Come Closer - The Biennale Reader
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Come Closer: The Biennale Reader, published on the occasion of the inaugural Prague biennale, considers the present via counter-hegemonic readings of the past. The book explores various perspectives of class, race, and gender differences in post-socialist states, past and present.
Aleksandra Waliszewska - Kudłaci Ludzie
2020
no text
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of drawings by Aleksandra Waliszewska published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.


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