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Meanwhile In Berlin...
Meanwhile In Berlin...
We have made a tailored selection of 50-some titles for KW Institute for Contemporary Art, most beloved art venue in town. Come by and buy! Croissant. A timely selection by After 8 Books Auguststraße 69 - 10117 Berlin
March 10 2018 06:00PM
"Flurry" F.R.David #15
Presentation of “Flurry,” the 15th issue of F.R.DAVID, with a talk and reading by editor Will Holder. “Flurry” came about after being asked to propose ten books for acquisition by the Rietveld Academy library, Amsterdam;…
AULT, Julie (ed.)
Alternative Art New York - 1965-1985

A multifaceted history of New York’s influential alternative art scene during a time of rapid social change. With contributions by: Martin Beck, Juli Carson, Jim Cornwell, David Deitcher, Arlene Goldbard, Miwon Kwon, Lucy…

KUŸMICZ, Marika; RONDUDA, Lukasz (eds.)
Workshop of the Film Form / Warsztat Formy Filmowej

An overview of the works of the avant-garde group Warsztat Formy Filmowej (WFF), pioneers of video art in Poland and structural cinema in Central and Eastern Europe between 1970 and 1977. The publication examines all of…

REYNAUD-DEWAR, Lili
Teeth Gums Machines Future Society

How do we define cultural, social, and emotional identity? What influences their creation? Throughout her entire oeuvre, the French artist Lili Reynaud-Dewar (*1975, La Rochelle) circles these questions, while at the same…

OBRIST, Hans Ulrich
Somewhere Totally Else

Since 2012, Hans Ulrich Obrist has made a weekly contribution to Das Magazin, the weekend supplement of the Swiss Tages-Anzeiger newspaper, offering, in the style of a diary, a survey of contemporary art and cultural current…

SEKULA, Allan
Okeanos

The title is a reference to Okeanos—son of Gaia, the Greek goddess of the earth—who ruled over the oceans and water. Made and written across the decades, Sekula's sketches and texts focus on maritime space and the material,…

QUAYTMAN, R.H.
An Evening, Chapter 32

In the Secession’s main gallery, the American artist R. H. Quaytman has developed a frieze comprising twenty-two paintings on wood panels titled An Evening. Chapter 32. These paintings are placed on two walls that form…

BECKMAN, Ericka
Game Mechanics

The American artist Ericka Beckman’s films and videos focus on games and sport competitions and their rules and structures, featuring the underlying playing fields as an allegory for the development and maintenance of…

STRAU, Joseph
Dreaming Turtle

Josef Strau’s experimental artistic practice developed out of the written word. In his installations he relates texts and objects to each other in manifold ways. On the surface, the texts are characterized by the typographic…

MUIR, Hamish; HOLT, Mark
Octavo Redux 1:1 
A record of Octavo, journal of typography 1986–1992

The eight issues of Octavo, journal of typography, published in the 1980s and 90s, have acquired cult status. Copies sell for exorbitant prices and only rarely become available. If you want to find back issues, be prepared…

MARTENS, Karel
Couleurs sur la plage

Ce livre retrace, à la manière d’une promenade dans le temps et l’espace, les différentes étapes qui ont conduit à la création de l’oeuvre de Karel Martens Couleurs sur la plage, réalisée en 2017 dans le cadre de la manifestation…

HOFFMANN, Anne
Mostly Books

The name of Anne Hoffmann is instinctively related by many artists, architects, museum people, and especially by book-lovers, to the range of media the Danish-born Swiss book and graphic designer has created over the course…

KLUGE, Alexander
Pluriverse

The Museum Folkwang is organizing a comprehensive show of the work of the film-maker, writer, philosopher, and artist. The exhibition is an introduction to Kluge’s artistic “pluriverse” and sets out to illustrate his main…

DOHERTY, Garet (ed.)
Roberto Burle Marx Lectures. Landscape as Art and Urbanism

This collection of a dozen of Burle Marx’s lectures, most of which have never before been available in English, fills that void. Delivered on international speaking tours, they address topics such as Concepts in Landscape…

LORENZ, Renate
ART QUEER

"Art queer s’intéresse à la façon dont les stratégies de dénormalisation mises en place par les arts visuels peuvent se prolonger par le biais de l’écriture. Dans les trois chapitres de ce livre, les discussions…

ROBERTS, Mo-Leeza
Head

Mo-Leeza Roberts novel Head describes the desperate future that clusters around Head Gallery like cockroaches swarming over a pigs head. It is at once critical and complicit, and deluded and envious.

Jerry-rigging…

KITTLER, Friederich
Gramophone, Film, Typewriter (édition française)

Prenant la suite d'Aufschreibesysteme 1800-1900 paru un an plus tôt, Gramophone, Film, Typewriter (1986) élargit les ambitions théoriques de celui-ci : le livre sonde les infrastructures matérielles de la culture moderne,…

CECCALDI, Julien
Human Furniture

"Hurry up everybody!
I haven't had a cocktail in 5 minutes!"

JAMISON, Aaron Flint
YU Contemporary VS Dept. of Revenue Oregon & Mult. Co. Assessor

mmhmm 10:15 14:1,6 24:3 26:3 27:25 28:18 28:18 34:17 39:5 47:7 47:13,17 48:13,17 59:13 62:5 67:20,23 80:15 83:7 84:20 86:11,18 89:14 91:20 92:4 93:2 95:5 96:12 97:9 99:18 100:11 107:4 110:22 116:4 117:13 119:16 120:22…

THOBURN, Nicholas
Anti-Book. On the Art and Politics of Radical Publishing

Presenting what he terms “a communism of textual matter,” Nicholas Thoburn explores the encounter between political thought and experimental writing and publishing. He takes a “post-digital” approach to a wide array of…

MERSCH, Dieter
Théorie des médias – Une introduction

Les théories de médias étudient l'histoire des cultures et de leurs technologies. En tant que domaine de la philosophie, elles soulèvent la question des conditions médiales de la conscience, de la connaissance, de l'action…

RCPP (ed.)
Proxy Politics. Power and Subversion in a Networked Age

The proxy, a decoy or surrogate, is today often used to designate a computer server acting as an intermediary for requests from clients. Originating in the Latin procurator, an agent representing others in a court of law,…

NEIDICH, Warren
The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism. Part Three

The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism is an ongoing event structure composed of symposia, workshops, and publications. Our intention is to raise consciousness by disseminating information about cognitive capitalism…

LEAVITT, William
The Particles (of White Naugahyde) 2nd edition

 
THE PARTICLES (of White Naugahyde) is the first publication of a play by William Leavitt (b. 1941). Leavitt is one of the pioneers of conceptual art in Los Angeles, helping significantly to establish the genre in…

BJÖRK, Karl Georg Staffan; TORMELL, Monica; VON ZWEIGBERGK, Felicia (cur.)
Krust Gorilla

A publication for the exhibition “Krust Gorilla,” initiated by Karl Georg Staffan Björk, Monica Tormell, and Felicia Von Zweigbergk, realized in the garage of Butcher’s Tears in…

JAMISON, Aaron Flint
Block 2

Livre d’artiste, textes et images, couleurs, impression offset et typographie sur divers papiers, 112 pages, 7 cahiers de 16 pages, format 12 × 21 cm, reliure plein carton, toilée, cousue/collée, dos carré, dorure à chaud…

PARKER, McIntyre (ed.)
Pied-à-terre

A slim book about Pied-à-terre, an off-space run by McIntyre Parker from 2009 to 2016. The volume gathers texts and contributions by artists, curators, and writers who visited or worked with Pied, forming little by little…

Blunk, J. B.
Cups, Plates, Bowls & Sculptures

California-based artist J.B. Blunk created an extensive body of work in wood and stone, cast bronze, painting, jewelry and clay. Ignoring the traditional separation of sculpture and furniture he worked without a conception…

BELLAMY, Dodie; KILLIAN, Kevin
Writers Who Love Too Much: New Narrative Writing 1977-1997

In the twenty years that followed America’s bicentennial, narrative writing was re-formed, reflecting new political and sexual realities. With the publication of this anthology, the New Narrative era bounds back to life,…

PORTER, Bern
Found Poems

In celebration of Bern Porter’s Centennial, his classic text, Found Poems, comes roaring back into print in a handsome new edition featuring two essays contextualizing his remarkable life and work. As Dick Higgins said,…

WOLF, Uljana
Subsisters: Selected Poems

"This bi-floral or even tri-floral book of poems is for falselandy neighbouring nearspeakers who prefer to hold ear to phoneme to wit. Arranged according to the pleasures of a collaborative conversation between co-translating…

KOESTENBAUM, Wayne
The Pink Trance Notebooks

Trance Notebook #11
[the nearby succulence of fag ideation]

ordered chambray
pants for mother
and cotton/cashmere hoodie

abstract painter compared
a man's basket
to three squirrels

CUCCHI, Enzo
Fifty Years of Art Graphics

Starting from the work of one of the leading members of the Italian Transavanguardia movement, this catalog about art books and graphics underlines, thanks to a broad array of images and written contributions, the relevance…

BENDER, Annika
Death of an Art Critic / Tod einer Kritikerin

Annika Bender was one of the pseudonyms of artists Dominic Osterried and Steffen Zillig, who wrote the blog Donnerstag (now discontinued) under her name. To make the criticism she proposed possible, and make public its…

DAVEY, Moyra
Gold Dumps and Ant Hills

Shot in South Africa in 1992, Moyra Davey’s Gold Dumps and Ant Hills is a series of black-and-white photographs of mounds left behind by two types of excavation—one human and one animal. For Davey, the pairings…

BOVIER, François (ed.)
Early Video Art and Experimental Films Networks

Early Video Art and Experimental Films Networks traces the diffuse international networks through which video art and experimental films circulated during the late sixties and early seventies. It explores forgotten…

FERRAN, Bronac
The Smell of Ink and Soil. The Story of [Edition] Hansjörg Mayer

Hansjörg Mayer's pioneering work as a typographer, publisher and permaculture farmer is collected in this book, which includes the first bibliography of all his publications (under his name and through collaborations with…

KREBBER, Michael
The Living Wedge Part II. Bern 2017

An overview of thirty year's worth of painting, drawing, collaging and sculpting, then back to painting, by a fundamentally great artist.

The publication is divided in two parts, Part…

KREBBER, Michael
The Living Wedge Part I. Porto 2016

An overview of thirty year's worth of painting, drawing, collaging and sculpting, then back to painting, by a fundamentally great artist.

The publication is divided in two parts, Part I being mostly dedicated to…

ROSE, Rachel
Rachel Rose

In her video collages, New York artist Rachel Rose interweaves historical recordings with her own visual material, combining voices, eras, and places to create collage-like moving imagery. The artist, who studied art history…

ARCADE, Penny
Bad Reputation. Performances, Essays, Interviews

A runaway at thirteen, a reform-school graduate at sixteen, a performer in the legendary New York City Playhouse of the Ridiculous at seventeen, and an escapee from Andy Warhol’s Factory scene at nineteen, Penny Arcade…

BRODSKY, Alexander; UTKIN, Ilya
Cancelled 6/21/90 (English Edition)

This beautifully crafted book is part of a series in an ambitious publishing project. Printing quality is astounding. All books are specially printed on four blacks plus a grey and present some hologram parts on cover…

STEYERL, Hito
Duty Free Art. Art in the Age of Planetary Civil War

What is the function of art in the era of digital globalization?
How can one think of art institutions in an age defined by planetary civil war, growing inequality, and proprietary digital technology? The boundaries…

MELGAARD, Bjarne
A New Novel

Chapter Three: La Vie Emotionnelle

Along with the lists, he maps out his thoughts as they occur:

- Bernard fisting story

- How to enter Keller a different person (stage set, etc., story of the turd…

COSEY FANNI TUTTI
art sex music

"Please note: This book contains explicit imagery. Limited editions will be in a slipcase, then wrapped and sealed in brown paper."

[publisher's note]

KRAUS, Chris
Torpor

"The latest novel from the author of cult super-hit I Love Dick, now an Amazon Prime TV series starring Kathryn Hahn and Kevin Bacon"

[publisher's note]

MYLES, Eileen
Chelsea Girls

Eileen Myles essential autobiographical novel finally available à pas cher for all you broke poets.