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Henrik Andersson - Participant Observers
2019
English edition
Mount Analogue
forthcoming
This monograph documents a research on an abandonned site of the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI). For his investigation, artist Henrik Andersson relied on various public archives as well as on the FOI's astonishing art collection.
Ilit Azoulay - No Thing Dies
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
This catalogue stems from an eponymous project on the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The artist brought out an impressive photographic recension of artifacts, revealing the forgotten stories and fascinating polyphony of the museum's collections.
Estelle Hanania - It\'s Alive! - À travers l\'œuvre de Gisèle Vienne
2019
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
forthcoming
The new book from French photographer Estelle Hanania gathers over ten years of collaboration and archives revolving around the artistic universe of Gisèle Vienne.
Raphaël Grisey - Semer Somankidi Coura - Une archive générative
2019
French edition
Archive Books
This publication is the result of a research project led by artists Raphaël Grisey and Bouba Touré around the archives of the self-organized agricultural cooperative Somankidi Coura, in Mali. A historical reflection on agricultural, archival, health, and migratory issues through a decolonial perspective.
Ines Schaber - Notes on Archives 2 - Culture Is Our Business
2019
English edition
Archive Books
The second in the series of publications "Notes on Archives" dedicated to archival practices, Culture is Our Business offers a comparative case study on the archival policies of a commercial agency and a non-profit independent organization through the example of a 1919 image by photographer Willy Römer.
Ines Schaber - Notes on Archives 4 - Dear Jadwa
2019
English edition
Archive Books
The fourth in the series of publications "Notes on Archives" dedicated to archival practices, Dear Jadwa draws on a photographic archive from the Wadi Ara Valley in Israel to reflect on how visual archives can shed light on forgotten stories.
La Bonifica di Bradano e Metaponto - Archivi della Basilicata – Vol. 1
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
forthcoming
The first in a series of publications dedicated to the exploration of the archives of the Italian region of Basilicata from an artistic perspective. This volume focuses on areas affected by the reclamation of the water system.
Christoforos Savva - The Memory of the Archive - Christoforos Savva in the 1954 – 1968 Cypriot Press & Literary Periodicals
2019
bilingual edition (English / Greek)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A compilation of press archives related to Cypriot artist Christoforos Savva, selected in the Cypriot press and literary periodicals between 1954 and 1968.
Patricia Leighten - Le cubisme devant ses contemporains - Documents et critiques (1906-1914)
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An anthology.
Lele Saveri - Hong Kong Barricades
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books
Images of the Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong by Italian photographer Lele Saveri.
Jean-Luc Bouvret - Pierre Soulages / Michel Lorblanchet - Moments d\'origine (DVD)
2019
film in French version with English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A conversation between painter Pierre Soulages and prehistorian Michel Lorblanchet about parietal art and the origins of art.
 Giovanna Silva & Hamed Khosravi - Tehran
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
In 2018, Italian photographer Giovanna Silva photographed the streets of Tehran and collected archival documents from the infamous American embassy in the capital of the Islamic Republic. The image-based work is part of a multilayered narrative that encounters the words of architect, researcher and educator Hamed Khosravi.
Rayyane Tabet - Fragments
2019
trilingual edition (French / English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.
Catherine Grenier - Sophie Ristelhueber - La guerre intérieure
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Interview with one of the great figures of art photography today, in which Sophie Ristelhueber reflects on her own carrer and practice.
Jef Cornelis - Curating in the 1980s (DVD)
2019
bilinguel edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Bureau des Videos (DVD)
The sixth volume of the “Archives” series, which is dedicated to landmark exhibitions and curatorial practices, brings together two films by Belgian filmmaker Jef Cornelis on the opening of the Castello di Rivoli in 1985, whose inaugural exhibition was conceived by curator Rudi Fuchs, and the 1987 edition of Skulptur Projekte Münster, organized by Kasper König and Klaus Bussmann.
 Lefevre Jean Claude - LJC Notations 1977-2007
2019
French edition
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
An extensive investigation on art conducted for thirty years by an artist for whom the archives constitute an artistic material in its own right.
Ari Marcopoulos - Boarding Pass
2018
French edition
Nieves
A series of off-the-cuff photographs demonstrating the poetic experience of air travel (artist's book).
Alessandro Cicoria - Cicoria - A Brief Account of Alessandro Cicoria\'s Life and Work
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Cicoria is a visual essay conceived as a stream of images of the Alessandro Cicoria's past and current artworks, put together with apparently no visual coherence by Cicoria himself. A dialogue between the artist and curator Luca Lo Pinto is the map to understand the peculiar attitude behind his work and vision.
Jean-Luc Bouvret - La Bataille du Côa - Une leçon portugaise (DVD)
2018
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
This film documents the struggle for the preservation of the prehistoric rock art sites in the Côa valley in Portugal in the early 1990s.
 Giovanna Silva & Peter Fröberg Idling - 17 April 1975 - A Cambodian Journey
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This publication by photographer Giovanna Silva and writer Peter Fröeberg Idling retraces the history of Cambodia, creating a fictional and personal story that looks at the country through the eyes of the two authors. Today's Phnom Penh cityscape photographs take on a singular dimension in comparison to the ruins of Khmer temples, with a sense of emptiness and abandonment that resonates with the invasion of Phnom Penh by the Khmer Rouge in 1975.
Luciano Rigolini - AS 15-16
2018
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Luciano Rigolini gives a minimalist reinterpretation of photo shoots produced by NASA astronauts during the lunar landing missions Apollo 15 and Apollo 16.
Marcel Odenbach - Beweis zu nichts
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Departing from his eponymous exhibition at Kunsthalle Wien, this catalogue examines new works by acclaimed video and visual artist Marcel Odenbach. The series gathered in the publication reflect on the persistence of the victim-perpetrator structure within post-war society, in Germany or Africa.
Bouchra Khalili - Blackboard
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Bouchra Khalili's films, video installations, photographs and silkscreen prints suggest civic platforms, from which members of minorities perform their strategies of resistance to arbitrary power. This catalogue dedicated to the French-Moroccan artist spans ten years of creation.
 Federico Lodoli & Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli - Towards the Altar of a God Unknown - Liberian Notes
2018
English edition
Humboldt Books
Federico Lodoli and Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli went twice in Liberia to carry out a study on the war. This publication gathers their travel memoirs, interviews with Liberian warlords and a photographic reportage.