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Jacqueline Burckhardt - My Commedia dell\'Arte
2024
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
An extended meandering conversation between Swiss art historian, critic and curator Jacqueline Burckhardt and curator/art historian Juri Steiner, accompanied by numerous texts, documents and artist inserts.
Iwan Schumacher - Paare / Couples
2024
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A collection of photographs of couples, as evocative as they are mysterious.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
A much-needed mapping of the Indian art scene.
Jan Kinsbergen - Plates
2024
English edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
forthcoming
A visual, experimental research on the architectonic potential of the horizontal surface in building processes in the format of a folded manifesto. Drawings, images and texts by Jan Kinsbergen, Neven Kostic and David Klemmer.
Bea Schlingelhoff - The Crooked - Typefaces for Baseless Rumors
2024
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
forthcoming
This artist's book by Bea Schlingelhoff gathers together 366 capping phrases used for kōan practice.
Hans Ulrich Obrist -
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Imagine/otherwise
forthcoming
In this deeply personal volume, Simone Fattal's close friend and confidante Hans Ulrich Obrist delves into the artist's past to explore the remarkable breadth of her body of work.
Fabienne Radi - People Painting
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
Fan book parody, People Painting is an artist's book made up of a collection of found images of famous personalities (from the 1920s to 2020) painting or posing in their studios.
Nicolas Cilins - Stills From Seven Works
2024
texts in English, German, French
Nero
A monograph dedicated to Nicolas Cilins’ films between 2011 and 2020.
Luca Merlini - La traversée de ma bibliothèque
2024
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
An adventure book, written and drawn, by Luca Merlini that takes us closer to the creative process of the architect and the parallel that can be drawn with literature, highlighting the question of the book and its intimate relationship to architecture.
 0 Propos - Zéro propos. Zéro titre (2 vinyl LP)
2024
DUUU
A double vinyl of sound poetry composed by the duo Gaël Bandelier & Gilles Furtwängler.
Beni Bischof - Calendar 2024
2024
no text
Lendroit éditions
Beni Bischof's 2024 calendar.
Jérémie Gindre - Jolie vue, mauvais présage
2024
no text
Lendroit éditions
An artist's book by Jérémie Gindre with backgrounds taken from The Observer's Book of Weather by Reginald M. Lester (1955): a picture book of meteorological oracles, a wink as much to cinema and comics as to the natural history museum.
Agnès Thurnauer -
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph.
Agnès Thurnauer -
2023
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph (also available in English edition).
Noah Noyan Wenzinger - Noyan 2015-2022
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The first photo book by Zurich-based photographer Noah Noyan Wenzinger.
Laurent Stalder - Un dessin n\'est pas un plan et autres essais
2023
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
This collection does not propose a theory of architectural drawing, but brings together seven essays (written over the last fifteen years), which explore the potential of architectural drawing during the 20th century, through seven modes of representation: plan, section, arrow, grid, images, diagram, drawing.
Élisa Larvego - Chicanes
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
23 photographs of chicanes taken between 2013 and 2016 on the roads leading to the Notre-Dame-des-Landes ZAD, France (with an interview with philosopher Marie José Mondzain).
 KCBR -
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
currently out of stock
A series of rail graffiti by the KCBR collective, renewing the practice with an original reflection on the medium, concealment (including, of course, with regard to police services), the trace, public reception and ephemerality, as the works are obliterated by the artists themselves immediately after completion.
Giuseppe Micciché - Cento Passi
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Edition Patrick Frey
A photographic essay on the abandoned project of a suspension bridge between the Calabrian and Sicilian coasts and on the coastline of the Strait of Messina, documenting the transformation of suburban coastal areas and the daily life of the inhabitants.
Walter Pfeiffer - Chez Walti 2000-2022
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
currently out of stock
A large retrospective of the Swiss cult photographer's work over two decades.
 Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs - WATER COLUMN
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The second and final installment of FUTURE, a series of publications by Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, explores the deep watery world.
Charlotte Schaer - Vues prises à Romme
2023
no text
Mix
A visual attempt to index photographic images.
John Armleder - It Never Ends
2023
trilingual edition (English / French / Dutch)
Lenz Press
Comprehensive documentation on the vast and daring interdisciplinary project conceived and staged by the Swiss artist John Armleder, a programme of exhibitions comprising invitations to other artists as well as presentations of different collections, for the Kanal-Centre Pompidou spaces.
Warja Honegger-Lavater - Pictograms
2023
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Nieves
A previously unpublished collection of 60 ink pictograms by the early progenitor of the artist's book genre (new edition).
Julian Charrière - Controlled Burn
2023
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Klodin Erb -
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This artist's book provides a comprehensive insight into the artistic cosmos of Klodin Erb, one of the most renowned contemporary artists in Switzerland.
Claudia Comte - After Nature - Cacti, Corals and Leaves
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This artist's book explores the diverse reference system of forms and materials, plants, animals and other subjects out of which Claudia Comte develops her biomorphic sculptures.
Nicolas Faure - The Order of Things
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The Order of Things presents about a hundred analog photographs of landscaped gardens around houses and estates in the Swiss Canton of Valais and in Romandy, the western, French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Livio Vacchini - Capolavori - Chefs-d\'œuvre
2023
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Fondamenta
Twelve texts on as many architectural masterpieces: pursuing their project to disseminate the work and thought of Livio Vacchini, Caryatide publish a new edition in French of Capolavori, the small (and immense) milestone, full of meaning and poetry, that the architect from Ticino wrote in 2006 just before his death.
Gilles Furtwängler - Did you take the dog out? (2 vinyl LP)
2023
DUUU
A split on 4 sides gathering 10 musicians, poets and poetesses around texts written and read by Gilles Furtwängler.
Marvin M\'toumo - Concours de larmes
2023
French edition
Clinamen
currently out of stock
At the intersection between theatre, fashion design and poetry, Concours de larmes is a powerful text, both prophetic and unsettling. Based on the play of the same name presented at the TU - Théâtre de l'Usine in Geneva in 2022, it is presented in the form of set of divinatory cards, each character referring to a specific part of the text.
Extra Muros - Switzerland (vinyl LP)
2023
Flee
A collective musical experiment based on the vast sound archives of the Museum of Ethnography in Geneva.
Offline
2023
French edition (texts in English)
Offline
ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design)
The 11th issue of the biannual magazine of the ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design), with Atlas Studio, Eurostandard, Nathalie Herschdorfer, Elisa Medde, Jonathan Olivares, Samuel Spreyz, Manon Wertenbroek.
Peter Märkli - Dessins, disegni
2023
bilingual edition (French / Italian)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
An in-depth study of Peter Märkli's work through an extensive body of 700 drawings by the Swiss architect, with eight essays.
Thibault Walter - Audio Trouble - Étude sur les pratiques aurales d\'une école d\'art
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
A singular book resulting from an investigation on the arts of sharing sound in an art school based on experiments with Scott Arford, Mario de Vega, Kevin Drumm, Christina Kubisch, Randy H.Y. Yau, art students and Jason Kahn who offers here a text on his listening to the place.
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Shelter Press - Records
A vinyl release composed by Alexandre Babel in close collaboration with artist Latifa Echakhch, featuring significant contributions from the Berlin based musicians Rebecca Lenton, Theo Nabicht, Jon Heilbron and Nikki Schlierf. The record is meant to accompany the eponymous exhibition at the Swiss pavilion of the 59th Venice Art Biennale.
Rita Elhajj - Under water and up in the air
2023
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Clinamen
A symbolic and political science fiction short story written in four languages.
Kaspar Müller -
2023
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Retrospective monograph.
Reto Pulfer - Gina - A Zustand novel
2023
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
In Reto Pulfer's novel, the artist draws a rich picture of a community of hybrid living beings. Characters and scenes from the novel also appear in the works and exhibitions of the artist. A multi-layered cosmos of links emerges and takes the reader into a parallel universe full of references to our current relationship with nature.
Sasha Huber - You Name It
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This comprehensive publication focuses on the artwork and activism of Helsinki-based visual artist and researcher of Swiss and Haitian heritage Sasha Huber.
Wages For Wages Against - Volume 1 + 2 (bundle)
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
L'Amazone
23.00 20.00 €
The first two volumes of the series of publications by the collective Wages For Wages Against, acting for better work conditions in the visual arts and against all forms of discrimination.
Louisa Gagliardi -
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
This first monograph on Swiss artist Louisa Gagliardi introduces her specific voice within the landscape of contemporary painting.
Matthias Brunner - Magnificent Obsessions Saved My Life
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A life, between art and cinema (the Swiss film curator’s visual autobiography, with guest appearances from Fassbinder, Warhol, Waters and many more).
Inventory and Hinge - Entangled Fields of Research in the Arts – Institute for Contemporary Art Research 2001–2022
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An overview of the research projects performed over the last two decades at the Institute for Contemporary Art Research (IFCAR) of Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).
Cécile Monnier - Des nuits sans silence
2023
bilingual edition (German / French)
ACME
A series of images made along the rivers by the Switzerland-based French photographer, meeting the fishermen of the canton of Fribourg: an investigation giving birth to a visual tale based on the realities of river fishing.
Wages For Wages Against - Volume 2 – We Know What Remains Unsaid
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
L'Amazone
The second volume of a new series of publications by the collective Wages For Wages Against, acting for better work conditions in the visual arts and against all forms of discrimination.
Claudia Comte - Autobiography
2023
no text
Tonini Editore
Claudia Comte's "autobiography" (artist's book).
Laurence Bonvin - شالي (Shali)
2022
no text
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
A series of images in deep blacks of an abandoned fortress near Siwa in Egypt, whose stone and salt walls have been eroded by rainwater, transforming this city into a mineral and sculptural monument.
Giulia Essyad - Blueberry Studies
2022
no text
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Giulia Essyad's Blueberry Studies, part of her Blue Period cycle, where blue skin is central.
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