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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)
forthcoming
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.
Claudia Comte - After Nature - Cacti, Corals and Leaves
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
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.
Giuseppe Micciché - Cento Passi
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
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.
 Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs - WATER COLUMN
2023
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
The second installment of FUTURE, an ongoing series of publications by Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, explores the deep watery world.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2023
French 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.
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.
Sylvie Fleury - Double Positive
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An unprecedented insight into the artist's 1990s fashion collection.
Emanuel Halpern - Paradoxer Schattenboxer
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A retro-futuristic graphic novel by the Swiss artist.
Walter Grab - Walter Grab (1927-1989) - Werkkatalog
2022
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
In addition to providing an unprecedented overview of the Swiss Surrealist artist Walter Grab's oeuvre, this catalogue also presents a wide range of different angles on his art, including subjective looks at individual works, art history essays and an associative correspondence using the cadavre exquis technique that was so dear to the Surrealists.
Matthias Uhlmann - Die Nudistenfilme des Schweizers Werner Kunz
2022
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The naturist films of the Swiss director Werner Kunz (1926-2018), pioneer of sexual liberation in cinema.
 Line Fontana & David Fagart - Renewing the City from Within
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
A reflection by the architects of Fagart & Fontana on the renewal of the city from within and more specifically on the processes of transformation and adaptation of existing collective housing to new needs and lifestyles.
Vanessa Safavi - Alien Armpit
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Alien Armpit brings together short texts and images that the artist Vanessa Safavi made between 2013 and 2022.
Yves Netzhammer - Convex Thoughts - 293 Digital Drawings
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
293 new digital drawings by the Swiss artist.
Biennale de l\'Image en Mouvement 2021 (2 volume box set) - A Goodbye Letter, A Love Call, A Wake-Up Song
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
The catalogue of the 17th Geneva Biennial, dedicated to artists' film and video, curated by the New York-based collective DIS and Andrea Bellini.
Travailler, lutter, diffuser - Archives militantes du Centre Grisélidis Réal de documentation internationale sur la prostitution, Genève
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The first publication on the archive created by the Swiss writer, painter, activist and prostitute Grisélidis Réal (1929-2005) since the 1970s, containing more than 10,000 documents that trace the international mobilizations for the rights of sex workers and their struggles against exclusion and stigmatization.
Darius Koehli - Why Omaha?
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The album of breathtaking images of wrestling matches made in the US in the late 1960s by a little Swiss boy who will become a photographer.
Ronny Hardliz - Non-Construction - Architectural Gestures in Artistic Research
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
By defining a concept of architecture based on the tactile experience and not on construction, this book allows us to explore both discursive practice as the study of architectural art and the integration of architectural art as a discourse of spatial practice.
Offline
2022
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), inaugurating its new formula, with NORM, Feng Li, Marco De Mutiis, Zachary Lieberman, Maïwenn, Lionel Baier, Abel Ferrara...
Peter Stämpfli - Fast and Furious - 1969-1975
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
Monograph dedicated to the productions made in the early 1970s by major Swiss painter of Pop Art and Narrative Figuration Peter Stämpfli, period from which he devotes himself to the figure of the tire.
Giasco Bertoli - Tennis Courts IV
2022
no text
Nieves
Tennis Courts IV completes the subject of empty, abandoned courts, one after another like a long sequence shot through different seasons and different places.
Selina Trepp - Dirty Drawings
2022
no text
Nieves
Selina Trepp's "dirty drawings".
Latifa Echakhch - The Concert
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Music, sound, memory and perception in Latifa Echakhch's practice and work.
David Klemmer - Dixit - On process
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
The fourth issue of the critical review Dixit, in which the words of the architects Jan Kinsbergen and David Klemmer confront each other, in the format of a dichotomous visual atlas, around the theme of the process.
Thomas Hirschhorn - Autobiography
2022
no text
Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Thomas Hirschhorn is a visual autobiography that through some selected images, narrates the story of the life and career of the artist.
Draw Your Own Conclusion
2022
English edition
various
The eminent art historian and curator Jean-Hubert Martin takes a singular look at the collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève by abolishing hierarchies and thus encouraging to return to the primary relationship between the artwork and the viewer.
Pas besoin d\'un dessin
2022
French edition
various
The eminent art historian and curator Jean-Hubert Martin takes a singular look at the collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève by abolishing hierarchies and thus encouraging to return to the primary relationship between the artwork and the viewer.
Till Rabus - Paintings - 2011-2021
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
First monograph of the Swiss artist Till Rabus, who creates phantasmagorical subjects from everyday objects and waste of our society before translating them on hyperrealistic canvases, in stagings taking up aesthetic codes of the history of painting and Baroque.
Judith Kakon - Stolen Language
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
With this book, Swiss artist Judith Kakon extends her artistic practice by relating her works to her working materials in a nonhierarchical and nonlinear manner.
Josef Herzog - Untitled, 1964-1998
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Luxurious retrospective monograph of the Swiss painter (1939-1998): 250 works on paper (ink, pencil, pen and watercolor drawings) covering more than three decades of exploration of the graphic potential of the line.
Klodin Erb - Orlando
2022
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Lush monograph dedicated to the series "Orlando" inspired by Virginia Woolf's novel: more than 200 portraits in which the Swiss painter explores gender roles and identity as well a her own identity as an artist, and the temporality of art history.
 Trix + Robert Haussmann - A Life with Art and Artists / Ein Leben mit Kunst und Künstler:innen
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A portrait of the Swiss architect-designer couple that reveals their intimate universe and their relationship to art.
Nastasia Louveau - How to Teach Art?
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
How to teach art / can we become an artist?
Mathis Altmann - Amalgamate
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
This first overview of Altmann's work to date, characterized by a strongly socio-critical consciousness, reveals the artist's influences and inspirations.
Andriu Deplazes - Bodies in Scattered Light
2022
no text
Nieves
New series of paintings by the Swiss artist, that examine the role of humankind in nature and within its social fabric on a philosophical-anthropological level.
Celestino Piatti - Hamsters
2022
no text
Nieves
This small volume features drawings created by by the famous Swiss illustrator for Basler Rabattmarke BKG Liga.
Charlotte Herzig - I like a bigger garden
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
 Boris Blank & Dieter Meier - Oh Yeah - Yello 40
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A celebration of the 40 years of career of electropop pioneers.
Philipp Mueller - 120 bpm
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Philipp Mueller's photographs of the emerging techno scene in Switzerland in the early 1990s.
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