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December 14 2018 06:00PM
aneducation - documenta 14

I know what you did last summer. Now come, and celebrate this book!

This is not a book of good intentions.
It attempts to introduce a chorus of voices…

LOSONCY, Gaby
Second Person

“I have wanted, I think, sincerely but in futility, to make this book a sort of guide, a replicable guide for other people to direct their thoughts and feelings that are or feel worthless into a manifestable material substance,…

NIESSEN, Richard
The Palace of Typographic Masonry

Welcome to The Palace of Typographic Masonry—an imaginary building founded by Dutch graphic designer Richard Niessen, that serves as a speculative platform for the variety, poetry and digressions of graphic design.…

BRODSKY, Alexander (ed.)
101st km

“‘I, I, I.’ what a strange word he’s saying!
That man there – can he really be ‘I’?”
— Vladislav Khodasevich

This is a tiny, tiny book of poetry by 20 great, great Russian poets, such as Marina Tsvetaeva,…

HOUETTE, Charlotte; PACOTTE, Clara
EAAPES – Reader #2, décembre 2018

Recherches du groupe EAAPES initié par Clara Pacotte et Charlotte Houette autour des questions queer et de féminismes dans la littérature de science-fiction/fiction spéculative. Contient des traductions de nouvelles de…

TAYLOR, Zin
Palms of the Fog

A recount of the formative power of music, rock bands, record shops, zines and, mostly, fortuitous encounters. The fog, a metaphor for how elusive memory can be, in its in-between state, is “breath made thick,” and the…

STRAVINAKI, Maria
Contraindre à la liberté – Carl Einstein, les avant-gardes, l’histoire

Cette étude historiographique consacrée au théoricien de l'art, écrivain et militant anarchiste allemand Carl Einstein (1885-1940), contemporain des avant-gardes, acteur de quelques-unes de leurs opérations les plus marquantes…

EDJABE, Ntone (ed.)
The Chimurenga Chronic. On Circulations and the African Imagination of a Borderless World

The newest issue of our ever favourite, legendary South African periodical has landed. Chronic keeps pushing against the boundaries of territoriality, neoliberalism, and the market – there's even a fotonovela set in the…

MOTEN, Fred
The Universal Machine

In The Universal Machine—the concluding volume to his landmark trilogy consent not to be a single being—Fred Moten presents a suite of three essays on Emmanuel Levinas, Hannah Arendt, and Frantz Fanon,…

M. WINTERLING Susanne; ZIHERL, Vivian
The Correspondence Book ‘The Letters of Annemarie Schwarzenbach and Carson McCullers'

The fragmented epistolary exchange reproduced in this edition forms the core of a publication to come addressing the relations of Swiss critic, activist and traveller Annemarie Schwarzenbach (1908-1942) and the American…

SMITH, Harry
Paper Airplanes: The Collections of Harry Smith. Catalogue Raisonné, Volume I

Paper Airplanes (Volume I) features richly detailed photographic documentation of 251 paper airplanes gathered by Smith from the streets of New York City over an approximately 20-year period. Whimsical and weird,…

VAN-HUY, Bernadette
In Person

Bernadette Van-Huy puise dans un répertoire de références artistiques et stylistiques qui empruntent à littérature romantique, à l’esthétique postimpressionniste, ou encore à Kafka et aux Lumières de la ville de Chaplin.…

LOTHIAN, Alexis
Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Old Futures explores the social, political, and cultural forces feminists, queer people, and people of color invoke when they dream up alternative futures as a way to imagine transforming the present. Lothian…

LAWRENCE, Tim
Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980–1983

As the 1970s gave way to the 80s, New York's party scene entered a ferociously inventive period characterized by its creativity, intensity, and hybridity. Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor chronicles…

RUSS, Joanna
How to Suppress Women's Writing

How to Suppress Women's Writing is a book by Joanna Russ, published in 1983. Written in the style of a sarcastic and irreverent guidebook, it explains how women are prevented from producing written works, not…

MORRIS, Catherine; HOCKLEY, Rujeko (eds.)
We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85. New Perspectives

The exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 focused on radical approaches to feminist thinking developed by women artists and activists of color. The Brooklyn Museum published two volumes:…

MORRIS, Catherine; HOCKLEY, Rujeko (eds.)
We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85. A Sourcebook

Sourcebook accompanying the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 at the Brooklyn Museum from April 21 through September 17, 2017, showcasing the work of black women artists such as Emma…

PIRON, François; AUBART, François; MOULENE, Claire (eds.)
Initiales #12 - Sylvère Lotringer

Ce numéro de la revue Initiales est dédié à la figure de Sylvère Lotringer, écrivain et théoricien français qui, après s’être établi à New York au début des années 1970, a été un des principaux “passeurs” de la…

METAHAVEN; KAREN, Archey (eds.)
PSYOP: An Anthology

Recognisably and fearlessly designed by Metahaven and densely illustrated, this uniquely original and experimental publication offers a fresh perspective on Metahaven´s exceptional and versatile practice by offering reflections…

LOZANO, Lee; APPLIN, Jo (ed.)
Not Working

This is the first in‑depth study of Lee Lozano’s idiosyncratic ten‑year career in 1960s New York, assuring this important artist a key place in histories of post‑war art. The book charts the entirety of Lozano’s production…

PIPER, Adrian; BUTLER, Cornelia (ed.); PLATZKER, David (ed.)
Adrian Piper. A Reader

Published for MoMA’s 2018 retrospective exhibition and in collaboration with the artist, this volume presents new critical essays that expand on Piper's practice in ways that have been previously under- or unaddressed.…

DANIËLS, René; LOOCK, Ulrich (ed.)
René Daniëls. Works from 2006 to 2017

In his works on canvas created over the past twelve years, René Daniëls often returns to his paintings from the period before 1987. He adopts ciphers deriving from these works but uses them to develop a different, unprecedented…

CONRAD, Tony; CHAFFEE, Cathleen (ed.)
Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective

“I tend to fear at times for the world’s perception of my own work: though find my own oeuvre impeccably consistent and directed, its diversity (I realize) obscures the plane of this consistency from any but…

BELL, Kirsty; CHAIMOWICZ, Marc-Camille
One to One...

The book has been produced on the occasion of installation London-based artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz’s (born 1947) 2017 exhibition at Kestner Gesellschaft in Hanover. His new work, which lends the exhibition and the…

Kinkaleri
All for All !

The book All for All! is a trip through All! (2012-2017), a project conceived by Kinkaleri and instigated by the voracious attacks on language committed by William Seward Burroughs. It intentionally strays beyond the limits…

SMITH, Keith
Bobby

Imaged on an Apple Macintosh computer in 1985, Bobby might be the very first digitally composed artist's book. It tells the story of the falling in love of young Keith with Bobby, a metaphorised shadow playfriend, incarnated…

EL KHOLTI, Hedi; KRAUS, Chris; VIGIER, Janique (eds.)
Animal Shelter #05

Bruce Hainley writes on Hervé Guibert and Nicole Miller on Tina L’Hotsky; Chris Kraus is “In the loft” while Natasha Stagg is “Alone at Safeway”; Masha Tupitsyn discusses Ingmar Bergman and Stanley Kubrick, while Charlie…

MADERA, Gerardo
Name, Thing, Thing. A Primer in Parallel Typographies

Name, Thing, Thing is a compilation of thoughts, quotations, fragments, on and around typographic intervention as resistance against the colonial embeds of typographic tradition—a pursuit analogous to strategies…

ARTAUD, Antonin; NURSE WITH WOUND
Ci-gît / To Another Awareness

La verve d'Antonin Artaud illustrée par une pièce inédite de Nurse With Wound, soit quinze minutes d'un hommage retentissant. [note de l'éditeur]

PODOLSKI, Sophie
Le pays où tout est permis

Podolski's work is emblematic of a time marked by sexual liberation, antipsychiatry and youth disenchantment. In the brief period between 1968 and 1974 – when she took her own life at the age of 21 – she produced a remarkable…

TAUBE, Magdalena; WOZNICKI, Krystian (eds.)
A Field Guide to the Snowden Files. Media, Art, Archives. 2013-2017

A Field Guide to the Snowden Files is the first book to critically engage with artists responding to the NSA-files leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Considering the most relevant contexts in which the files…

BUCK, Paul
Library. A Suitable Case for Treatment

Library contains four essays and two interviews, with the pre-dominant concern of sexual questions: the subjects in art, film, and literature—the issues tied to Rivette’s La Belle Noiseuse, Madonna’s sexual assault…

GAY LEFT COLLECTIVE (ed.)
Homosexuality: Power and Politics

After the leading organisations of radical sexual politics—the Gay Liberation Front and the Gay Marxist Group—imploded or dissolved, the Gay Left Collective formed a research group to make sense of the changing terrain…

WALTER, Aubrey (ed.)
Come Together: The Years of Gay Liberation 1970-73

Come Together tells the incredible story of the emerging radicalism of the Gay Liberation Front, providing a vivid history of the movement, as well as the new ideas and practices it gave rise to across the United Kingdom.…

KRAUS, Chris
After Kathy Acker

The camera zooms closer in on her face when he reaches the part where she identifies him as her father and threatens to make him shrivel into nothing if he fails in this role. PAPERBACK EDITION

CLOVER, Joshua
L'Émeute prime

L’émeute est géné­ra­le­ment négli­gée par les marxis­tes, taxée d’apo­li­tisme et ren­voyée à l’ins­tant pur, à la spon­ta­néité. Joshua Clover s’atta­che à la théo­ri­ser et à…

BERMAN, Marshall
Tout ce qui est solide se volatilise

Londres et New York se réin­ven­tent, Saint-Pétersbourg sort de terre. La marche en avant de la moder­ni­sa­tion exhume des navi­res de pierre depuis les marais de la Neva ou fait flot­ter des palais de cris­tal dont les…

FISHER, Mark
Le Réalisme Capitaliste. N'y a-t-il aucune alternative?

Les coor­don­nées idéo­lo­gi­ques et la logi­que cultu­relle de notre époque peu­vent se rap­por­ter au cons­tat sui­vant: il est plus facile d’ima­gi­ner la fin du monde que celle du capi­ta­lisme. Un sen­ti­ment répandu,…

CHAIMOWICZ, Marc-Camille
Andy's in town

Artist book composed of images that Chaimowicz took in 1975 of Andy Warhol signing copies of The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B & Back Again) in London.

Chaimowicz, then a recently graduated art…

CHEVALIER, Catherine (ed.)
May #19

Is there anything more poetic than freestyle rap? Why do Jaguar? Do you have the Munch’s Flu? You may find some answers and more questions in this Fall 2018 issue of the journal May.

With contributions…

SOYER, Sabrina (ed.)
HOW TO become a soft corpse in recomposed fabric #2

How to become a soft corpse recomposed in light fabric ou comment laisser les cadavres saigner de la porte du placard, comment anti-citer comme la reine de chicane les yeux couverts de cuir, comment s’écrit Madame…

SCHLEGEL, Valentine
je dors, je travaille

À nouveau disponible, cet excellent livre “bio-monographique” est le résultat d’un travail de recherche de l’artiste Hélène Bertin réunissant des archives et notices inédites, ansi qu’une importante iconographie…

HOCQUENGHEM, Guy
Race d’Ep ! Un siècle d’images de l’homosexualité

Nouvelle édition de l’ouvrage séminal de Guy Hocquenghem (1946-1988),  paru pour la première fois en 1979. “Œuvre de combat” (pour reprendre la formule de René Schérer dans son introduction), Race d’Ep ! tisse…

LEBRUN, Olivier (ed.)
A Final Companion to Books from the Simpsons

Now what? Homer reads?! Yes, indeed: the editors of this encyclopedic yellow volume, needed no less than 640 pages to show all the books that ever appeared in the episodes of the US animated sitcom, The Simpsons,…

BACHER, Lutz
Open the Kimono

“I think he enjoys the confetti going up in the air”
“It's like wearing 2 condoms”
“Spitballing”

Open the Kimono is a chronogical record of some remarks from TV ads movies news radio novels airplanes…

KESHVANI, Rozemin; HEIL, Axel; WEIBEL, Peter (eds.)
Better Books. Art, Anarchy, Apostasy, Counter-culture & the New Avant-garde

In the 1950s and 1960s, London underwent a cultural revolution, which altered forever the trajectory of contemporary art and gave rise to a radical re-formulation of artistic production. United in their distrust of culture,…

LOICHINGER, Hannes; KASPAR, Tobias (eds.)
PROVENCE REPORT Autumn/Winter 2018/2019

The focal point of PROVENCE REPORT Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 is Art in the service of... A new, ambitious and unexpected development of the 8-issue magazine PROVENCE, conceived and edited by Hannes…

CANTOR, Ellen
A history of the world as it has become known to me

Ellen Cantor (1961–2013) combined ready-made materials with diaristic notes and drawings to probe her perceptions and experiences of personal desire and institutional violence. This book is concerned with, and a document…

TAYLOR, Zin
Lavender Glass

Lavender Glass explores how the subjects of growth and formation develop in Zin Taylor’s work into a series of conceptual forms surfacing through investigative elements of inquiry, exchange, and abstraction. A…

LERNER, Ben; KLUGE, Alexander
The Snows of Venice

American author Ben Lerner and German film-maker and writer Alexander Kluge come from two different generations but share a single passion: an interest in the long-term effects of things. A line from Lerner’s poem “The…

MEKAS, Jonas
Conversations with Film-Makers. Movie Journal columns 1961-1975

Every week, from 1958 until 1977, Jonas Mekas published his “Movie Journal” column in the Village Voice, conducting numerous interviews with filmmakers from all over the world. Conversations is the first time that these…

OLIVEROS, Pauline
Early Electronic Works

“My work with electronic music began in 1959. My first tape piece was an ambitious four channel work called Time Perspectives. The piece was made by recording small sounds from objects resonated on a wooden wall and changing…

NEURATH, Otto
Des hiéroglyphiques à l’Isotope. Une autobiographie visuelle

Otto Neurath (1882-1945), philosophe, sociologue et économiste autrichien, est l’un des créateurs de l’Isotype, un langage universel et non verbal qui vise à transformer une information en formes visuelles, pionnier dans…

SCHULMAN, Sarah
La Gentrification des esprits

La Gentrification des esprits est un retour captivant sur la crise du sida et l’activisme d’ACT UP dans le New York des années 1980 et 1990. Sarah Schulman, elle-même new-yorkaise et militante de la cause…

JONES, Richard John
Paraperformance

Défini comme “Paraperformance”, le livre est l’agencement d'une sélection de matériaux ayant circulé avec ou ayant été choisis pour représenter des composantes de son travail qui, au cours des cinq dernières années, ont…

ORAND, Antoine
Claires Fontaines

Initialement présentées sous la forme d’une page web, les 40 pages de Claires Fontaines dessinées par Antoine Orand décrivent des interactions avec des objets triviaux et produits en série. Un tour de Risographie magistral,…

JASIULEVICIUTE, Deimante
In Order of Disappearence

Phone-wallet-keys. A typical scenario everyone is running through their head when leaving the house. But what if keys are soon a thing of the past?

In 2017 a U.S. tech company first introduced microchips to their…

ROTHENBERGER, Flurina (ed.)
Nice N°2. Abidjan / Côte d'Ivoire

Initiated by Flurina Rothenberger and Hammer, Nice is a magazine conceived and realized by young photographers, writers and artists, over the course of workshops and work sessions organized for each issue in a…

GEYS, Jef
Kempens Informatieblad. Special Edition Lisbon-Portland

This issue of Jef Geys’s newspaper Kempens Informatiedblad was conceived in connection with the artist’s posthumous exhibition at Yale Union in Portland in 2018, curated by Nicholas Tammens. 

JENSEN, Peter
Jeanette, 28 October

For London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2004 Peter Jensen was given a slot on the official schedule, a prized accolade for the young designer he was. For many reasons undiscussed here he hated his collection and, to add…

HOUETTE, Charlotte; PACOTTE, Clara
EAAPES — Reader #1, mars 2018

Ce reader rend compte du cycle de rencontres Exploration des Alternatives Arrivantes de Provenance Extra-Solaire organisées au sein de la Cheapest University, autour de la science-fiction et des possibilités d'existences…

SCHULMAN, Liv
Que Faire ?

Un cri de détresse d'un groupe de scénaristes enfermé dans un local. Que Faire ? Quand on est soumis à un impératif de créativité. Que Faire du langage quand on est en groupe ? Que Faire ? Quand…

GARCIA, Dora
Segunda Vez: How Masotta Was Repeated

Segunda Vez is an art research project centered on the figure of Oscar Masotta (Buenos Aires, 1930, Barcelona, 1979), an author of groundbreaking texts about the Happening, art, and dematerialization, a pioneer…

LANGDALEN, Erik Fenstad; PINOCHET, Andrea; SZCAKA, Léa-Catherine
Concrete Oslo

Concrete Oslo gives the reader an opportunity to explore a great number of buildings, structures and objects through curated tours across the city. But more than mere tourist guide, this book is an opportunity…

PULSINELLI, Elisabeth; COLES, Poppy (eds.)
X-TRA Vol. 21 No. 1

This new issue of LA-based X-TRA magazine inaugurates a new design and layout. It notably comprises an essay on “soft talk” and the language of critique by writer Leslie Dick; a conversation between Simone Forti,…

DECROOS, Bart; PATTEEUW, Véronique; SCHWARZ, Marius (eds.)
OASE #100: Karel Martens and The Architecture of the Journal
The 100th issue of OASE takes the journal’s long-standing collaboration with its graphic designer Karel Martens as a starting point to explore the relationship between architecture journals and graphic…
BLAMEY, David; HAYLOCK, Brad (eds.)
Distributed

This new volume in the Occasional Table series of critical anthologies focuses on the act of distribution as a subject for serious creative consideration and one of great social and economic importance. Contributors from…

MAGNUSSON, Jonas J.; GRÖNBERG, Cecilia; MAIER, Tobi; CANOILAS, Hugo (eds.)
OEI #80/81 The Zero Alternative

The last issue of OEI has just arrived! What is it? What is it not? OEI #80-81 is not an anthological publication, and has no representative ambition. It is a montage-based publication trying, in as material…

FRASER, Andrea
2016 (In Museums, Money, and Politics)

Do you remember 2016?
Do you know who in art donated money to Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton
Do you know who funds, for instance, the Art Institute of Chicago?
This heavy book will give you all the information…

WOJNAROWICZ, David
Weight of the Earth. The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz

 “In these moment I hate language. I hate what words are like.”

Weight of the Earth is a transcript of tapes David Wojnarowicz was recording in his room, by himself, as an attempt to understand how his…

MARSHALL, Bertie
From Sleepwalking to Sleepwalking

Part artist notebook, part meditation on grieving, From Sleepwalking to Sleepwalking is above all an apparitional soundtrack through memory and 21st century cityscapes that haunts like a dream through waking hours;…

DORANTES, Dolores
Copia/Copy

Copia/Copy is the result of Dolores Dorantes’ residency at Poetry International 2018, published in collaboration with Publication Studio Rotterdam. Dorantes' poetry constructs and deconstructs, remembers and forgets,…

HEGRAY, Hendrik; DELABORDE, Jonas (eds.)
Nazi Knife #11

When only the best is good enough … it means it’s time for Hendrik Hegray and Jonas Delaborde to get a new issue of Nazi Knife to the printer! NK #11 goes back to the small, perfect bound format of the…

TEXTE ZUR KUNST (ed.)
Texte Zur Kunst 29/111 (Sept. 2018) Amerika

Partly inspired by Franz Kafka’ unfinished Amerika, this issue of Texte Zur Kunst deals with “the idea of Amerika itself as a an essential contradiction between America (US America) as idea or ideal,…

WEKUA, Andro
ANDRO WEKUA

An impressive new monograph, gathering pages of collages, as well as illustrations spanning the last ten years of Georgian artist Andro Wekua’s work. 

Published in conjunction with Andro Wekua’s exhibition “All…

CYTTER, Keren
The Brutal Turtle

“Hey, turtle, why you are so brutal?” asks the Curious Squirrel, who was passing by the house of the Brutal Turtle. “Because strangers kicked me out of my house,” said the Brutal Turtle, and told his story.”

See…

MARTINIS ROE, Alex
To Become Two – Propositions for Feminist Collective Practice

This book is an outcome of artist Alex Martinis Roe’s research into a genealogy of feminist political practices in Europe and Australia, from the 1970s until today. The first part of the book gathers essays by the artist,…

SUHR, Maike; LIPPMANN, Malve Lippmann; SUNGU, Can (eds.)
Bitter Things - Narrative and Memories of Transnational Families

This publication features academic and literary contributions, interviews, songs and photos which explores the impact of labor migration on the notion of motherhood from the perspectives of women migrant workers and children…

SHAW, Lytle
The Moiré Effect

In 2002, literary scholar Lytle Shaw was dispatched to Zurich to investigate the life and work of Ernst Moiré—a mysterious Swiss photographer who often seems more like a phantasm than the flesh-and-blood figure who will…

BARBER, Stephen
White Noise Ballrooms

A lost city in the North of England during the momentous winter of 1978 and the accelerating collapse of the UK's final socialist government—the so-called “Winter of Discontent”, and the final winter before the onset of…

ANGIAMA, Sepake; BUTCHER, Clare; EFTHYMIOU, Alkisti; KATS, Anton; ZEQO, Arnisa (eds.)
aneducation – documenta 14

 

“This is not a book of good intentions.”

This publication attempts to introduce a chorus of voices that speak from different positions on aneducation, the education program for Learning from…

RICARD, Rene
Rene Ricard 1979-1980

A new edition of the late Rene Ricard’s first book of poetry, originally published in the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. A painter, a poet and a writer, Rene Ricard joined Andy Warhol’s Factory upon his arrival in the mid-1960’s.…

ABLOH, Virgil
"Insert Complicated Title Here"

Audience: Hey, Virgil. A quick question. Yes or no, real quick: can you sign my shoes after this?
Virgil Abloh: I've got to leave in 10 minutes, but I'll do it.
Audience: Right now? Okay, I'll walk up.
Virgil…

GUIRAUDIE, Alain
Now the Night Begin

A novel that is a meditation on friendship, love, obsession, power, and abuse, by turns hyperrealist and phantasmagoric, recalling the work of Sade and Bataille. [publsher's note]

Afterword by Bruce Hainley and…

BORDOWITZ, Gregg
Glenn Ligon: Untitled (I Am a Man)

An illustrated examination of Glenn Ligon's iconic Untitled (I Am a Man) (1988)—a quotation, an appropriated text turned into an artifact. [publisher's note]

O'DOHERTY, Brian
Collected Essays

This long-awaited volume brings together much of Brian O’Doherty’s most influential writing, including essays on major figures such as Edward Hopper, Mark Rothko, and Andy Warhol, and a substantial follow-up to his iconic…

GIBBONS, Adam; WILSON, Eva (Eds.)
“ ” (Quotation Marks) #04 GCC Internal Affairs 2013–2018

A collection of selected images and conversations from the artist collective GCC's five-year WhatsApp archive.

GIBBONS, Adam; WILSON, Eva (Eds.)
“ ” (Quotation Marks) #02 James Hoff and Maria Kaiser

A conversation between artist/musician/publisher/poet James Hoff and writer/theoretician Marian Kaiser, discussing Hoff’s music practice as well as the notion of the public, what is poetry today, and the weird beauty of…

GIBBONS, Adam; WILSON, Eva (Eds.)
“ ” (Quotation Marks) #05 Badlands Unlimited (Act 1)

Set behind the scenes of the artist-run publishing house Badlands Unlimited, this three-act play follows the characters as they launch an erotic novella, deal with internal conflicts, and imagine the promise and threat…

MARAUD, Guillaume
Version n°0005, July 2018, “May 2018 SPECIAL”

Guillaume Maraud started in 2016 the publication series Versions: he had already self-published n°0001 − n°0002, n°0003, and n°0004,…

MENDES, Margarida (ed.)
Matter Fiction

Matter Fictions addresses fiction as a mode of producing reality as well as the significance of matter—animal, vegetable, mineral, hybrid—beyond binaries. Recounting a partial history of our relation with matter,…

PRYDE, Josephine
lapses in Thinking By the person i Am

lapses in Thinking By the person i Am presents documentation and texts from Josephine Pyde’s eponymous exhibition shown [in 2015] at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, and Institute…

CARPENTER, Merlin
“The Outside Can’t Go Outside”

Why has there been so much interest in “surplus value” in recent years? In “The Outside Can't Go Outside”, artist Merlin Carpenter considers how this term has been inserted into contemporary art theory following the financial…

BEAUFILS, Julie
Le Large

Wow, we made it ! This light, pocketbook format new publication by After 8 Books gathers works by French artist Julie Beaufils, and three short stories commissioned for the occasion, dealing altogether with social tensions…

OH, Min
Score by Score

Score by Score was conceived as an extension of Oh Min’s study of score, which she has maintained in parallel with her work with video and performance. She interviewed seven other artists who actually make and…

GRAW, Isabelle
The Love of Painting

American critic Isabelle Graw conducts an innovative genealogical study on the success of painting as a medium. Keeping a close eye on painting's fourteenth century theoretical foundations, Graw analyses the work of artists…

MOSSET, Olivier; JETZ, Gianni (ed.)
Wheels

When Olivier Mosset bought his first motorcycle — a US Army surplus Harley Davidson — in Paris back in the late 1960s, he helped start up a subculture still wholly unknown in Europe at the time: the motorcycle club. The…

PARMA SMITH, Greg
My ideas

Conceived by Greg Parma Smith as an active archive, this artist's book combines a selection of recent paintings, an extensive number of drawings (preparatory sketches, studies, simple patterns and designs, cartoons, notes,…

HAN, Byung-Chul
Shanzhai. Deconstruction in Chinese

Shanzhai is a Chinese neologism that means “fake,” originally coined to describe knock-off cell phones marketed under such names as Nokir and Samsing. These cell phones were not crude forgeries but multifunctional,…

STEINWEG, Marcus
Inconsistencies

Meditations, aphorisms, maxims, notes, and comments construct a philosophy of thought congruent with the inconsistency of our reality. [publisher’s note]

Part of the Untimely Meditations series. 

GRAFF, Jeanne
Vzszhhzz

Composed between destinations, in airplanes, trains, museums, and bars over three years, Jeanne Graff's Vzszhhzz captures the slight intersections of a loose group of artists and lawyers, restauranteurs, philosophers,…