Art & document / documentation / documentary / archive / conservation

 
 
Liliana Gómez - Archive Matter - A Camera in the Laboratory of the Modern
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
The photographic archive of a former U.S. banana company as a vehicle for the expansion of corporate capitalism in the Caribbean.
Travailler, lutter, diffuser - Archives militantes du Centre Grisélidis Réal de documentation internationale sur la prostitution, Genève
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
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.
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2022
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Eleven years after the publication of the first volume of Feminine Futures in 2011, this sequel explores the dance history of abstraction in the feminine, during the first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Holger Trülzsch - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
Archivio - The Seventies Issue
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
The archives of the 1970s.
Artur Żmijewski - Singing Lesson (CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
A musical project that investigates the perception of the otherness of the world of the crippled and their right to their own self-expression.
Jean Painlevé - Feet in the Water
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, the first major retrospective in France on the filmmaker and biologist specializing in underwater fauna Jean Painlevé (1902-1989), considered one of the founding fathers of scientific cinema and a source of inspiration for the avant-gardes and the surrealist movement.
Carole Douillard - Body Talks - Interview
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
A history of feminist gesture and performance since the 1960s and 1970s in California through an interview conducted by Carole Douillard with art critic Amelia Jones and two pioneering American artists, Barbara T. Smith and Susan Lacy.
Archivio - UCSC Centenary Edition
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
Special issue dedicated to the last one hundred years through the archives of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
 Lefevre Jean Claude - LJC Ephemera
2022
French edition
Captures - Artist's books
Edition at 1:1 scale of Lefevre Jean Claude's notebook insertions—an investigation into the work of art at work.
Artur Żmijewski - How to Teach Art?
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
How to teach art / can we become an artist?
Architectures of Memory
2022
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
The complex architectures of the new “memory palaces”, from libraries, archives and museums to the IT structures, databases and server farms that feed the flow of data on the network.
Peter Piller - Materialien (J) - Peripheriewanderungen Bremen
2022
no text
Nieves
Peter Piller's peripheral excursions around Bremen.
Jean-Luc Bouvret - Mémoires de pierre - Etats-Unis / Brésil / Chine (DVD)
2022
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A collection of three films on rock art, in America, Brazil, and China, proposed by Jean-Luc Bouvret.
Giovanna Silva - City, I Listen to Your Heart - Milan
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Giovanna Silva paints a sinuous, compulsive, dizzying and poetic portrait of the city of Milan through several hundred series of detailed photographs of modern and contemporary building facades.
Andrew Pekler - Palimpsests (vinyl LP)
2021
Shelter Press - Records
Built from deconstructed layers of texture, tone, and arrhythmic percussiveness, Andrew Pekler & Giuseppe Ielasi's 'Palimpsests' distills 6 years of work into 9 splintered, airy reimaginings of minimalism—each surprising, creatively rigorous, and startlingly beautiful—that rest at the outer reaches of contemporary electroacoustic practice and musique concrète.
Ana Lupas - Drawing The Solemn Process
2021
English edition
varia
The first monograph of the Romanian avant-garde artist, focusing on the "preliminary drawings" for the work "The Solemn Process" (1964–2008).
Francesco Bertocco - Historia
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An investigation into the history of Chilean medicine, by the Italian artist and filmmaker.
Stefano Graziani - Documents on Raphael
2021
English edition with Italian booklet
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Documents on Raphael is not only a rediscovery project carried out on the five hundredth anniversary of Raphael's death, but above all an operation of re-visioning.
Wolfgang Scheppe - Taxonomy of The Barricade - Image Acts of Political Authority in Paris, May 1968
2021
English edition
Nero
An iconographic taxonomy—researched, conceived, and ideated by Wolfgang Scheppe, also author of the book's final essay—that traces the state and police visual control through almost 500 images from the May 1968 police archives in Paris.
Michele Sibiloni - Nsenene
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Michele Sibiloni photographs the harvest of bush crickets in Uganda, between local traditions and questions about a global future.
Takashi Homma - Tokyo and my Daughter
2021
no text
Nieves
The complete edition of Takashi Homma's acclaimed homage.
Carlos Casas - MMXX-19 - 1883 (Sound Model I) (vinyl EP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
An uncanny electroacoustic composition that incorporates field recordings, synthesis, and acoustic sources, among Carlos Casas's most ambitious and accomplished musical endeavors to date.
Archivio - The Eighties Issue
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
The archives of the 1980s: 23 archives involved, 106 archival documents found, 6 original interviews, 1 horoscope from Gilardi's Phototeca in a poster size.
Giovanna Silva - Islamabad Today
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A photographic journey through the architecture and history of the capital of Pakistan, built ex nihilo from 1961 to the mid 1970s.
Andrew Pekler - Tristes Tropiques (vinyl LP)
2021
Faitiche
An album of “synthetic exotica & pseudo-ethnographic music”.
Hadrien Viraben - Le savant et le profane - Documents et monuments de l\'impressionnisme (1900-1939)
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A historiography of impressionism: a historical and critical study of the writing of impressionist history as a documentary (de)monstration.
(W)archives
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Digital and data technologies are actively transforming the archives of contemporary warfare. Bringing together a range of scholarly perspectives and artistic practices, (W)archives investigates digital archiving as an integral technology of warfare and how artists respond to these changes.
Giovanna Silva - Roma - Never Walk on Crowded Streets
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
The Milanese photographer and long-distance traveler captures the light (and visual contrasts) of Rome while walking through the city.
Christian Marclay - Index
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This publication brings together the source material that has informed Marclay's visual practice over the past few years. It gathers nearly 600 black & white Xeroxes of found image collages compiled with the help of graphic designer Laurent Benner.
Giovanna Silva - Togliatti - The FIAT Factory
2021
Italian edition
Humboldt Books
A look back at social and intimate history of the automotive industry in the 1960s and 1970s, between the USSR and Italy.
Carlos Casas - Cemetery - Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond
2021
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Cemetery. Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond compiles a selection of the visual and research materials accumulated during the development of the film and project Cemetery (2009–2019).
Mine Dal - Everybody\'s Atatürk
2020
bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
Edition Patrick Frey
A photographic journey in contemporary Turkey, looking for traces of the protean presence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic, in more than 600 pages.
Artists as Iconographers
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Catalogue dedicated to contemporary artists whose production concentrate on the reuse of existing images (new expanded edition). This publication investigates the various practices of these iconographer artists through documentation, illustrations, essays, and interviews (with Haris Epaminonda, Wade Guyton, Camille Henrot, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jonathan Monk, Linder Sterling…).
Laurence Bonvin - Aletsch Negative
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
A photographic journey with a documentary and sensory approach in the center of the ice giant Aletsch, the biggest glacier in Europe (a series of 60 negative photographs taken on the Aletsch glacier, with four texts by interdisciplinary authors on the glacier: glaciologist Jean-Baptiste Bosson, art historians Federica Martini and Joël Vacheron and writer-researcher André Ourednik).
Giovanna Silva - Imeldific
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Giovanna Silva explores the architectural heritage of the Philippines, illustrating the relationship between architecture and history, through the architectural exuberance of a power long marked by corruption and nepotism.
Pascal Goblot - Life as it goes - A conversation with Henri Atlan
2020
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A journey through the life and way of thinking of the French intellectual, medical biologist, philosopher and writer.
Andreas Züst - Pursuit of Wonders
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
From 1970s to his death in 2000, scientist, artist and art collector Andreas Züst spent time in Greenland, photographing ice in its most diverse forms. This publication gathers a selection from this extensive collection, alongside contextual essays.
Archivio - The Nineties Issue
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
The archives of the 1990s.
Salomé Lamas - Fatamorgana
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The graphic translation of the text at the heart of the Fatamorgana project (2016–2019), alongside a variety of related materials, including project notes and contributions. The books also provides online access to photographic, video, and sound materials, along with technical specifications for all of the project's component elements.
Jacques Berthet - Rumeur sur la ville
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CPG (Centre de la photographie Genève)
Photo documentary set in a deserted Geneva during the G8 counter-summit in 2003. The series stages the abandonment of the urban space and its transformation through the deployment of defense barricades.
Federico Patellani - Stromboli 1949
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
In the spring of 1949, while they were shooting “Stromboli” on the island of the same name, Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini began a love affair which was to cause a scandal. The great photographer Federico Patellani documented the development of the film as well as life on the island.
Giovanna Silva - UN
2020
English edition
Bruno
A photographic diary by Giovanna Silva guiding us through the United Nations Office headquarters in Geneva.
Pablo Pijnappel - Beyond Imagination - A Zona de Crepúsculo
2020
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This artist's book is a written rendering of monologues included in The Zone, a performance based on a series of narratives staged within the exhibition space of the Iberê Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre in 2018.
Toilet Paper - ToiletMartin PaperParr (book)
2020
no text
Toilet Paper
The large-format book celebrating the collaboration between Toilet Paper and Martin Parr.
Carlo Levi a San Costantino Albanese - Archivi della Basilicata – Vol. 2
2020
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Three multidisciplinary essays—from cultural anthropology to photography analysis—based on visual archives documenting the visit of writer, painter and politician Carlo Levi to an Albanian community in Southern Italy (second volume in the series “Archivi della Basilicata”).
Archives sonores de la poésie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A collection of essays on audio archives of poetry.
Ilit Azoulay - No Thing Dies
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
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
bilingual edition (English / French)
Shelter Press - Books
The new book from French photographer Estelle Hanania gathers over ten years of collaboration and archives revolving around the artistic universe of Gisèle Vienne.
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