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Connect and Divide - The Practice Turn in Media Studies
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The publication studies four aspects of the practice turn in media studies: Media history from a praxeological perspective, the practice turn in religion and media studies, the connecting and dividing lines of media theories concerning gender and post-colonial agencies, and a historical and theoretical examination of the current relationship of media theory and practice theory.
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
This first comprehensive survey of Joseph Kosuth's work with public media centers on his pioneering project The Second Investigation (1968–74).
Mike Hentz - Works 7
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A very special overview of the work of a new media art pioneer: snapshots from all over the world, paintings, collages, graphic and ornamental works, and various artifacts from the artist's collections, which include everything from old magazines to fabric patterns.
Olia Lialina - Olia Lialina – Net Artist
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Espace multimedia Gantner
forthcoming
This first monograph of the international net art pioneer allows us to (re)discover this always contemporary artistic practice, inviting us to plunge into the specificities of the internet medium (flows, URLs, protocols, etc.), and sketching a media archaeology.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
2020
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
First issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media.
Christian Hänggi - Pynchon\'s Sound of Music
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
This monographic study catalogs, explores, and interprets the manifold manifestations of music in Thomas Pynchon's novels.
Antonio Pepe - Mission Aborted
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Le Dictateur Press - Artists' books & editions / catalogues
Gathering found visual material, this publication retraces the story of an artistic failure: that of a joint project by Federico Pepe and his father Antonio, a cabinet of curiosities featuring latex sculptures of fetuses looking like Mickey Mouse.
These are Situationist Times! - An Inventory of Reproductions, Deformations, Modifications, Derivations, and Transformations
2020
English edition
Torpedo
An in-depth history of the landmark situationist international periodical edited by artist Jacqueline de Jong from 1962–67. This lavishly illustrated publication features many previously unseen archival material, historical texts and new commissioned contributions.
Dieter Mersch - Manifesto of Artistic Research
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Diaphanes - Think Art
A manifesto for artistic research and in defense of its autonomy.
Fog Friend Font - Ways of Doing Multilingual Sense (box set)
2020
English edition (texts in Inuktitut and other languages)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Box set comprising five books, a vinyl and a supplementary dust jacket, each highlighting different practices and transformative developments occurring in the realm of writing and speaking today as triggered by digital communication.
Warren Neidich - The Glossary of Cognitive Activism - (For a Not So Distant Future)
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A dictionary designed as a tool for analysis and resistance to the new realities of neurocapitalism. With 285 definitions stemming from the fields of political philosophy, media studies and neuroscience.
Ania Mauruschat - Music as Seismographic Sound - Tracking Down the Idea of Cultural Translation
2019
English edition
Mount Analogue
A proposal for a radio project on the diffusion of world music in the digital age, focusing on the concept of “seismographic sound”.
Erik Steinbrecher - Ausmalbuch
2019
no text
Nieves
New works on paper.
Zoe Beloff - Techniques de la distraction
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
Two texts by New York artist Zoe Beloff, pioneer in the field of “media archeology”, whose works are at the crossroads of avant-garde art, popular cultures and critical theory.
Piotr Uklański - Pornalikes
2019
no text
Edition Patrick Frey
A book of portraits with a difference, culled from a 2002–2018 photo archive of porn actors who resemble or actually even portray celebrities and public figures. Polish artist Piotr Uklański draws on a stock of hard and soft copies of “dirty” glossy men's magazines like Hustler and Loaded—as well as a plethora of meme culture material dumped on websites and blogs.
Judy Radul - This Is Television
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This Is Television addresses the increasingly obsolete medium of television by way of the medium of the book, commenting on media's continuous changes of form and format. Through an interplay of theory and artistic research material, the book extends Judy Radul's ongoing investigation of media with an idiosyncratic perspective on television—while still feeding off collective experience. The book thematizes television as a cultural container, both in its format as a box for content and as an ideologically saturated apparatus for reception.
Samuel Etienne - Bricolage Radical - Génie et  banalité des fanzines do-it-yourself – Tome 2
2019
French edition
Strandflat
A panorama of the world of do-it-yourself fanzines.
Michael Snow - The Last LP (vinyl LP)
2019
Song Cycle Records
Michael Snow's The Last LP is an extraordinary collection of tracks “of rare music derived from threatened, obsolete, or now-extinct cultures from around the world” that although the claiming of being field recordings of ancient musical experiences, are in fact pieces played, conceived and recorded by the artist himself.
Poptronics
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
This publication celebrates 10 years of Poptronics, a French online media dedicated to net-culture: net-art, video games, music and sound art, hacktivism, post-digital art… For its tenth anniversary, Poptronics brought up a collective archive of its materials, revisited by the French digital art scene.
 Syndicat - Proof
2018
no text
Empire - Books
A visual archive of the Islamic State's destruction of artifacts.
Katja Novitskova - Ringier 2017
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
A visual tour de force (artist's book).
Omar Kholeif - Goodbye, World! - Looking at Art in the Digital Age
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This study traces the history of a cultural and artistic landscape that has taken shape since the year 2000, with the Internet. Omar Kholeif aims to put into context a new language for seeing, feeling, and being that has emerged through post-millennial technologies, and argues for a nuanced understanding of the post-digital condition.
Pierre Hénon - Une histoire française de l\'animation numérique
2018
French edition
EnsAD (French National School for Decorative Arts)
A French history of digital animation.
NASA - Graphic Design Guide
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Facsimile reprinting of Danne & Blackburn's graphics standards manual for the redesign of NASA's visual identity in 1975.
IBM - Graphic Design Guide from 1969 to 1987
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Facsimile reprinting of Paul Rand's graphics standards manuals for the redesign of the visual identity of the multinational technology company IBM from 1962 to 1987.


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