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Art & war / violence

 
 
Mihai Barabancea - Falling on Blades
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
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.
Hito Steyerl - De l\'art en duty free - L\'art à l\'époque de la guerre civile planétaire
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice - The General\'s Stork
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
forthcoming
The General's Stork explores historical accounts of biblical prophecies, colonial narratives, and the politics of technological warfare in the Middle East from a bird's eye view.
Hermann Nitsch - Traubenfleisch (2 vinyl LP)
2020
Tochnit Aleph
forthcoming
Presenting the first perfomance of Hermann Nitsch's grand and large-scale “Traubenfleisch” symphony.
Rob van Leijsen - The Drone Chronicles - 2001–2016 (2 vol.)
2020
English edition
Centre de la photographie Genève
forthcoming
An editorial diptych on the integration and evolution of UAVs in our societies since the American invasion of Afghanistan until today. First volume brings together press articles on the subject while the second is an extensive catalogue introducing all drone models produced since 2001.
2020
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
The drawing practice of Kara Walker.
Encircling the Image of Trauma
2020
English edition
Archive Books
This book tiptoes between aesthetics and ethics; it proposes to rethink trauma in its necessity as well as impossibility to be represented and understood.
Michael Rakowitz - Research/Practice - I\'m good at love, I\'m good at hate, it\'s in between I freeze
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
The inaugural publication of the “Research/Practice” series focuses on an artistic research by Michael Rakowitz on the aftermath of a canceled show by Leonard Cohen initially scheduled in Palestine.
Our World Is Burning
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues
A political view of international contemporary creation seen from the Gulf region, where wars and diplomatic tensions have constantly determined the history of the early 21st century (exhibition catalogue).
Philippe Dudouit - The Dynamics of Dust
2019
French 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
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A long-term photographic study on the sociopolitical evolution of the Sahelo-Saharan region since 2008.
Dorota Sajewska - Necroperformance - Cultural Reconstructions of the War Body
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
Dorata Sajewska proposes an innovative perspective for looking back at the formative process of Polish modernity, delving into repressed areas of experience connected with World War I and the ensuing emancipatory movements.
Gustav Metzger - Writings (1953-2016)
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Anthologies & Art Theory
The complete writings of an influential figure.
Lele Saveri - Hong Kong Barricades
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Images of the Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong by Italian photographer Lele Saveri.
Alban Muja - Family Album - The Kosovo Pavilion – 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
2019
bilingual edition (English / Albanian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of Alban Muja's project for the Kosovo Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale.
Serwan Baran - Fatherland - The Pavilion of Iraq – 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Commissioned by the Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq and published on the occasion of the 58th Venice Biennale, Fatherland presents the work of Kurdish Iraqi artist Serwan Baran and his investigation of the concept of “fatherland” as opposed to what we traditionally understand as “motherland.”
Rayyane Tabet - Fragments
2019
trilingual edition (French / English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.
Keiichi Tanaami - Tears of Dreams
2019
English edition
Nieves
Artist's book.
Émilie Goudal - Des damné(e)s de l\'Histoire - Les arts visuels face à la guerre d\'Algérie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A critical look at the place and stakes of representations of the war of independence in the contemporary construction of the French and Algerian art scene.
Catherine Grenier - Sophie Ristelhueber - La guerre intérieure
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Interview with one of the great figures of art photography today, in which Sophie Ristelhueber reflects on her own carrer and practice.
Isabelle Delorme - Quand la bande dessinée fait mémoire du XXe siècle - Les récits mémoriels historiques en bande dessinée
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The historical-memorial narrative in comics, from Art Spiegelman to Marjane Satrapi, as a new form of representation of History, between individual and collective memory.
Erkan Özgen - Giving Voices
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Giving Voices features documentation on four of Erkan Özgen's video works dealing with war, violence, and trauma—beyond the boundaries of the political, within the dimension of the private and the human. It includes essays and an interview with the artist lead by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Hilde Teerlinck.
Aslan Gaisumov - Keicheyuhea
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This first monograph on Aslan Gaisumov borrows its title from a video work focusing on the traumatic aftermaths of post-World War II for the Chechen people under Soviet control. The publication documents in text and images this both historical and intimate project.
Ami Shavit - Yom Kippur 1973 (vinyl LP)
2019
Sub Rosa
A previously unheard masterpiece of Israeli multimedia artist Ami Shavit, inspired by the Yom Kippur war, in Sub Rosa's Early Electronic Music series.
 Syndicat - Proof
2018
no text
Empire - Books
A visual archive of the Islamic State's destruction of artifacts.