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2021
English edition
X Artists' Books
forthcoming
Famed motorcycle designer Pierre Terblanche reflects upon design and his own collection of objects from across the world.
Nidhal Chamekh - MNĒMĒ - Le Battement des ailes
2021
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
A limited edition artist's book, MNĒMĒ – The Beat of the Wings presents artist Nidhal Chamekh's series of the same name, as 25 independent drawings presented in a portfolio.
Yana Wernicke - Zenker
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A photographic project about the history and repercussions of the life of German botanist and gardener Georg August Zenker.
Michele Sibiloni - Nsenene
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Michele Sibiloni photographs the harvest of bush crickets in Uganda, between local traditions and questions about a global future.
Bert Flint - Planète afro-berbère - Les arts transsahariens au musée Tiskiwin, de Marrakech à Tombouctou
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa: a pocket book that aims at sharing with a large audience the great journey of Afro-Berber arts from the Eastern High Atlas to the Niger River; where emerges a visual culture both millennium and contemporary, extending from the Maghreb to Sahel countries.
Ramses Younan -
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
forthcoming
The first official monograph project around Ramsès Younan (1913-1966), a major figure and member of the Egyptian surrealists group, this volume gathers an exhaustive catalogue of Younan's paintings, drawings and visual experimentations with an anthology of critical essays about and by the artist.
The Faculty of Sensing - Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
An artistic and scholarly inquiry into the  work of Anton Wilhelm Amo (c. 1700–after 1753), an outstanding philosopher of the early eighteenth-century Enlightenment, the first African to earn a doctorate in a European university.
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung - The Delusions of Care
2021
English edition
Archive Books
The misappropriated notion of care and the paths for its rehabilitation.
Art contemporain africain - Histoire(s) d\'une notion par celles et ceux qui l’ont faite
2021
French edition
JRP|Editions - Lectures Maison Rouge
A polyphonic genealogy of the concept of contemporary African art.
William Kentridge - 2/5
2021
Captures - 2/5 Series
Four artist's posters.
Fouad Bellamine - Colours of Silence
2021
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
“Just painting, without any pattern-pretext nor anecdote”: the first monograph of Moroccan abstract painter Fouad Bellamine.
Med Hondo - On the Run - Perspectives on the Cinema of Med Hondo
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A tribute.
Med Hondo - 1970—2018 - Interviews with Med Hondo
2020
English edition
Archive Books
Seventeen interviews conducted with Med Hondo over a period of almost half a century, most of the interviews originally published in French were translated into English.
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré - Paris la Consciencieuse : Paris la Guideuse du monde
2020
French edition
Empire - Books
The unpublished story, reproduced in facsimile, of the journey to Paris of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré (1923-2014), Ivorian poet and artist, "prophet", creator and inventor of the Bété alphabet, who writes a "report" of his encounter with the Western world on his return from the opening of the mythical exhibition "Magiciens de la Terre".
 Elom 20ce, Musquiqui Chihying & Gregor Kasper - The Currency  (vinyl LP)
2020
Sternberg Press - Audio / video
A collaboration between artists Musquiqui Chihying (Taipei, Taiwan/Berlin) and Gregor Kasper (Berlin) together with rapper Elom 20ce (Lomé, Togo).
Maureen Murphy - De l\'imaginaire au musée - Les arts d\'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931 à nos jours)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A collective analysis of the emergence of the “contemporary” and the transnational and transhistorical logics at work in artistic practices in Dakar in response to questions raised by globalization since the Independances, opening up new territories for sociological, economic, political and aesthetic investigations.
Sammy Baloji - Ce qui fut et ce qui sera
2020
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This collective book devoted to the work of Sammy Baloji explores how the artist, born in the DRC in 1978, attempts to “restore defeated connections”. How to think about the memory sifted through colonial violence? What effects does the mining of yesterday and today in Katanga and elsewhere have on the project of a common future? How does form make history beyond erasure?
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung - In a While or Two We Will Find the Tone - Essays and Proposals, Curatorial Concepts, and Critiques
2020
English edition
Archive Books
This collection of writings from Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung presents, for the first time in one volume, essays and proposals edited anew.
Extra Muros - Kenya (vinyl LP)
2020
Flee
Seven musicians and producers from East Africa and Europe experiment on new sounds together, inspired by a large variety of artistic environments and soundscapes.
Critique in Practice - Renzo Martens\' “Episode III: Enjoy Poverty”
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This publication explores the legacy of Renzo Martens' landmark film Enjoy Poverty: a provocative work establishing how poverty became Congo's most lucrative export.
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung - Pamphlet 1 - Ceux qui sont morts ne sont jamais partis – La préservation de la suprématie, du Musée ethnologique et les complexités du Forum Humboldt
2020
French edition
Archive Books
A post-colonial pamphlet on the ethnological museums of Europe, primarily the upcoming Humboldt Forum in Berlin.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Le singe de Kafka & autres propos sur la colonie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
The colony as a major philosophical concept in contemporary political thought—a basis for reflection on decolonization (expanded reprint of the book published in 2008).
Kparr Dirè - Balafon Music from Lobi Country (vinyl LP + DVD)
2020
Edition Telemark
LP plus DVD with full-length movie (125 minutes) of Balafon music of the Lobi people, recorded in and around Gaoua, Burkina Faso, on a two-week journey in June 2014, by Dirk Dresselhaus (alias Schneider TM), Julian Kamphausen and Arved Schultze. Packaged in a full-colour gatefold sleeve with DVD tray, with numerous photos and an extensive interview with Dresselhaus.


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