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Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2022
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).
Antonio Somaini - Culture visuelle - Images, regards, dispositifs, médias
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
forthcoming
 General Idea -
2022
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A massive artist's book-cum-overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, exquisitely designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
 General Idea -
2022
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
A massive artist's book-cum-overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, exquisitely designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
2022
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
4th issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media, bringing together contributions on fanzine readers, Tolkien-zines, the place of a female author in the scene of cinema fanzines in Greece, the artistic project Copie Machine, the fanzine as a societal springboard.
Giorgia Aiello - Communication, espace, image
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A critical approach to visual communication and contemporary globalist aesthetics.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
Repenser le médium - Art contemporain et cinéma
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Medias/Theories
The redefinition of the medium through the interrelation between contemporary art and cinema.
Eduardo Kac - Télescope intérieur
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Télescope intérieur narrates the creation of Inner telescope, an artwork by Eduardo Kac, realized aboard the International Space Station.
Gili Tal - Spaces for Reflection
2021
English edition
Lenz Press
Monograph.
Nakai Masakazu - Introduction à l\'esthétique
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first translation into French of a work by the Japanese philosopher, this book, based on photography and cinema, in dialogue with Cassirer, Heidegger, Marx and the authors of the Frankfurt School, proposes an aesthetic of resistance and rebound that is inseparable from the body and the struggles it involves.
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.
AA Bronson - AA Bronson’s House of Shame
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A look back in text and images at AA Bronson 's (collective) production between 2013 and 2018.
Bernard Stiegler - Philosophies singulières - Conversation avec Michaël Crevoisier
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Bernard Stiegler talk about what links them to philosophy.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
First French translation of a seminal text of media theory, which this edition contextualizes, notably through the debate it provoked with Baudrillard.
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media – Embodied DIY: Feminist and Queer Zines in a Transglobal World (part I)
2021
English edition
ZINES
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
This second issue of the research journal ZINES, the first of two special issues devoted to the study of feminist and queer fanzines from a global perspective, brings together international studies or testimonies on the question of gender, queer identities and their alternative realities as they appear in amateur media such as zines. The corpora presented here add, in their own way, something new to the history and stories of LGBTQI + women and people in contemporary societies.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media – Embodied DIY: Feminist and Queer Zines in a Transglobal World (part II)
2021
English edition
ZINES
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
This third issue of the research journal ZINES, the second of two special issues devoted to the study of feminist and queer fanzines from a global perspective, brings together international studies or testimonies on the question of gender, queer identities and their alternative realities as they appear in amateur media such as zines. Contributions in this volume feature themes such as the body, heteronormativity, while showing us the flip side of the conceptualization of queer.
 Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille - Naked - Male
2021
Jannink - Naked (prints)
The male nude by Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille (signed serigraph printed at 250 copies).
Laurent Montaron -
2021
quadrilingual edition (English / Arabic / French / Hebrew)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Olaf Holzapfel - Textile
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Olaf Holzapfel's textile works made from cactus fibre together with a family of traditional weavers from Argentina.
Jim Shaw - Paperback Covers
2021
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Monograph dedicated to Jim Shaw's “Paperback Covers” key series.
Kim Schoen - BARAGOUIN
2021
English edition
X Artists' Books
A nonsense opera (artist's book).
Connect and Divide - The Practice Turn in Media Studies
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
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.
Olaf Holzapfel - Blaues Gras Entlang Flüsse / Pasto azul a lo largo de los rios
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Olaf Holzapfel's and Guido Yannitto's textile works.
Josephine Meckseper -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
New monograph / catalogue.
Olia Lialina - Net Artist
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Espace multimedia Gantner
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.
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.
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”.
Mike Hentz - Works 7
2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
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.
Warren Neidich - The Glossary of Cognitive Activism - (For a Not So Distant Future)
2019
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.
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 – ArTeC / Labex
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Paris (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.
Samuel F. B. Morse - Conférences sur l\'Affinité de la Peinture avec le reste des Beaux-Arts - précédé par Jean-Philippe Antoine : Pour qui peindre et parler ? Un art de la conférence
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Conférences sur l'affinité de la peinture avec le reste des beaux-arts (“Conferences on the affinity of painting with other fine arts”) shed a new light on the career of the inventor of the famous Morse code, best known at his time as one of America's most promising painters of his generation.
Proxy Politics - Power and Subversion in a Networked Age
2018
English edition
Archive Books
The proxy—an intermediary for requests from clients—has become an emblematic word in our networked age. Edited by the Research Center for Proxy Politics, this publication uses the term as a dialectical figure to examine today's post-democracies politics.
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