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MARTÍNEZ, Chuz (ed.)
The Wild Book of Inventions

Can contemporary art’s practitioners change the way we perceive nature? Employing a variety of forms that include speculative essays, poems, pencil sketches, and photo essays, twenty authors challenge the exclusive human…

A Poetics of the Undercommons

Fred Moten first delivered this remarkable lecture at Threewalls in Chicago, prompted by Harold Mendez’s show “but I sound better since you cut my throat.” Sputnik & Fizzle’s annotated and expanded transcription of A Poetics…

Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez ; Giovanna Zapperi
Defiant Muses

This publication explores the intersection between the histories of cinema, video and feminism in France. Focusing on the emergence of video collectives in the 1970s, the exhibition proposes to reconsider the history of…

LEE, Joon Oluchi

Neotenica is a novel of encounters: casual sex, arranged-marriage dates, cops, rowdy teenagers, lawyers, a Sapphic flirtation, a rival, a child, and two important dogs. At the center of it are Young Ae, a Korean-born…


Haunting and compulsively readable, Drifts is an intimate portrait of reading, writing, and creative obsession. At work on a novel that is overdue, spending long days walking neighborhood streets with her restless…

RASHEED, Kameelah Janan
No New Theories

No New Theories builds on Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s accretive and associative installation work, bringing together xerox abstractions, poetic text fragments, and found as well as original photography to explore learning…

A Queer Anthology of Wilderness

featuring Zoe Leonard, Eileen Myles, Jimmy DeSana, Princess Julia, Olivia Laing, Simon Costin, Timothy Thornton, Mary Manning and many more.

DILLON, Martha (ed.)
It's Freezing in LA! Issue 5

Nothing should have flourished here, in this desert, in this country, under this reactionary government – and yet it did, and does. Alexander Harris

As green commentators speculate about the future of…

CARDEW, Cornelius
Stockhausen Serves Imperialism

The American composer and writer John Cage, born 1912, and the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, born 1928, have emerged as the leading figures of the bourgeois musical avant-garde. They are ripe for criticism. The…

Hansen, Denise Rose (ed)
Tools for Extinction

Eighteen international writers respond to the open-ended period of social distancing, closures, and illness caused by Covid-19. Compiled during the initial lockdown in Europe, this special collection is a meteoric publishing…

Gazer, mutiler, soumettre. Politique de l’arme non létale

Nuages lacrymogènes, grenades de désencerclement, LBD 40… Des ZADs aux campus, des quartiers populaires aux cortèges syndicaux, manifester en France expose aujourd’hui à la violence des armes non létales. Les forces de…

Norma Jeane Baker of Troy

A meditation on the destabilizing and destructive power of beauty, drawing together Helen of Troy and Marilyn Monroe, twin avatars of female fascination separated by millennia but united in mythopoeic force. Norma Jeane…

DAVEY, Moyra
Index Cards

In these essays, the acclaimed artist, photographer, writer, and filmmaker Moyra Davey often begins with a daily encounter—with a photograph, a memory, or a passage from a book—and links that subject to others, drawing…

JAFA, Arthur
My Black Death

Arthur Jafa is a director, cinematographer, artist and critic who was born in Mississippi in 1960. He was the producer and cinematographer for Daughters of the Dust (1992), the cinematographer for Crooklyn (1994), and…

W. E. B. Du Bois
Of the Dawn of Freedom

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963) was among the most influential proponents of civil rights during a presence that covered five decades. A sociologist, historian, novelist and activist, Du Bois was the first…

AYERBE, Júlia (ed.)
Queer City, A Reader

A collection of essays, artistic contributions, and two inserted zines, Queer City, A Reader was developed as part of an 18-month inquiry in São Paulo. Initiated by Lanchonete.org and ArtsEverywhere/Musagetes,…

Figure It Out

“Toward what goal do I aspire, ever, but collision? Always accident, concussion, bodies butting together . . . By collision I also mean metaphor and metonymy: operations of slide and slip and transfuse.”

LAFUENTE, José María
Vanguardia y propaganda - Avant-Garde and Propaganda

This book compiles a selection of publications—photobooks and magazines, along with other related documents—demonstrating the great flowering of typography, photomontage and photobooks in the Soviet Union in the period…

WIEDER, Alex (ed.); GIBSON, Beatrice
Deux Soeurs

From Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich to Basma Alsharif and Pauline Oliveros, Deux Soeurs brings together a chorus of voices that explore representations of parenthood, friendship, and disobedience. The book acts…

BONNET, François; SANSON, Bartolomé (eds.)
Spectres #02. Resonances / Résonances

“Résonner : re-sonare. Sonner, encore. Implication immédiate d'un dédoublement. Le son et son double : renvoyés, réfléchis par des surfaces, diffractés par des angles. Le son amplifié, revêtant une acoustique…

Atelier E.B. : Passer-by

A common interest in the history of motifs and retail display inspired designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy McKenzie to form the Atelier E.B fashion label. The title of the exhibition, Passer-by, acknowledges…

COPLEY, William N.
Selected writings by William N. Copley

For readers interested in the extraordinary life, work, and artistic milieu of the great American surrealist and proto-pop painter William Nelson Copley (1919–96), this volume will come as a thrilling revelation and a…

Emma DJ
Not Listening


100 cassettes limited edition coming with…

SPEED, Mitch
Mark Leckey. Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore

In 1999, the British artist Mark Leckey released his video-montage Fiorucci made me Hardcore, a dreamscape vignette that communes with the rapturous promises of youth. Putting archive material to use, Leckey entwined…

HOLDER, Will (ed.)
F.R.David (O) Spring 2020. “very good*”

F.R.DAVID is a typographical journal, dealing with the organisation of reading and writing in contemporary art practises. The 19th issue, “very good*” is edited with Paul Abbott. Like music, the issue’s “theme” is better…

Harry Thaler's pressed chair

A chair is a chair is a chair is a staircase is a book...

Harry Thaler is notoriously a man of very few words so if you want to know about him, this book is a good starting point. This small publication celebrates…

HEUGUET, Guillaume; MENU, Étienne (eds.)
Audimat #13

Audimat propose une écriture sur la musique libérée des contraintes d‘actualité et des formats de la presse périodique. La revue veut rendre compte de la situation actuelle de la pop music, et l‘éclairer par son…

Image Bank 1969 – 1977

Digital—even before this word signified research-based processing, its original meaning referred to "the fingers." The same goes for the artists Michael Morris and Vincent Trasov, whose Image Bank, founded in…

NIELSON, Mariah; Åbäke

This long-awaited monograph presents the breadth of JB Blunk's practice and includes never-before-seen archival and newly commissioned photographs of jewelry, ceramics, paintings, furniture, sculpture and his hand built…

COCKER, Jarvis
Rough trade editions #21 Good pop, bad pop

This pamphlet consists of the text of two speeches Jarvis Cocker made in public during 2017. They both concern Br**it—but please don’t let that put you off. 

[publisher's note]

FIRESTONE, Shulamith
Zones mortes

Pour célébrer cette sortie, les premières 20 copies vendues seront accompagnées d'une sélection de documents imprimés à la librairie, issus…

Femmes animales. Bestiaire métaphorique

Qu’est-ce qui fait d’une femme une colombe ? une pieuvre ou une baleine ? La cougar existe-t-elle ? Fait-il bon vivre avec une chienne ? 

Ce petit livre au ton piquant recense 55 métaphores animalières dont se…

ZIOLKOWSKA, Magdalena (ed.)
Plasticity of the Planet – On Environmental Challenge for Art and Its Institutions

This publication extends an exhibition program that examines the environmental challenges facing the art world and its institutions, drawing on the concept of “destructive plasticity” theorized by philosopher Catherine…

The Artist's Novel – Part 1 – A New Medium

The first of a two-volume publication dedicated to the artist's novel, this theoretical essay aims to elucidate the pressing questions posed by the emergence of this new artistic medium with a number of key case studies…

Site Read – Seven Curators on Their Landmark Exhibitions

In this anthology, seven exhibition makers (Yves Aupetitallot, Mary Jane Jacob, Lu Jie, Raimundas Malašauskas, Alan W. Moore, Seth Siegelaub & Teresa Gleadowe, Jennifer (Licht) Winkworth) lay out the motivations, conditions,…

Ultrablack of Music

The ultra-blackness manifesto: a Deleuzian reading of the philosophical and socio-political stakes of the current electronic music scene (publication marking the reactivation of the influential label Mille Plateaux, with…

Magdalena Suarez Frimkess

This is the first book on the Venice, California-based ceramicist Magdalena Suarez Frimkess (born 1926). Now in her 90s, the Venezuela-born artist is just now getting the recognition she deserves, with her work finding…

EARNEST, Jarrett (ed.)
The Young and Evil. Queer modernism in New York

Lauded by Jerry Saltz as “one of the most reactionary yet radical visions of art,” The Young and Evil tells the story of a group of artists and writers active during the first half of the twentieth century, when homosexuality…

Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality

This exhibition and its catalogue reconsider periods of economic and social collapse through the lens of artistic innovations and material-driven narratives. It examines five art scenes generated during heightened periods…


Taking aim at the mostly male bastion of art theory and criticism, Mira Schor brings a maverick perspective and provocative voice to the issues of contemporary painting, gender representation, and feminist art. Writing…

ALS, Hilton
The Women

Daring and fiercely original, The Women is at once a memoir, a psychological study, a sociopolitical manifesto, and an incisive adventure in literary criticism. It is conceived as a series of portraits analyzing the role…

Our Pink Depot: The Gay Underground FLO-N202- 236000000-TRK-MST-00002-SAY-HELLO- WAVE-GOODBYE-KEN-NIE-BPS

Before I transcribed them, the voices that I had accumulated lived in my headphones and as sound waves on an editing screen, and were released as I re-spoke them into the tunnels. Trying to repeat…

The Happy Hypocrite: Silver Bandage (Issue 11)

In the latest edition of our journal of artists’ writings, 'The Happy Hypocrite', Guest Editor Erica Scourti has figures like Paul B. Preciado’s auto-guinea pig, the parasite, and the pidgin in mind and will be editing…

DEEPWELL, Katy (ed.)
Feminist Art Activisms and Artivisms

The term “artivism” seems to have become a catchword for any woman’s empowerment through the arts. This volume aims to critically dissect this catchword, unveiling the diversity of practices and realities that it comprises.


RAINER, Yvonne
Work 1961-1973

Originally published in 1974 by the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Yvonne Rainer’s Work 1961-73 documents the artist’s landmark early works at the intersection of dance, performance, and art. The publication…

Sketchbook: The Industrial Design Of Oscar Tusquets Blanca

Oscar Tusquets is an artist in the style of the Renaissance greats: his acclaimed career has spanned the fields of architecture—with the influential practice he founded in 1964, Studio Per—industrial design, painting,…

To Run Wild In It: A Handbook Of Autonomic Tarot

To Run Wild In It is a book about tarot, an experimental novella, a "channelled" text and an extension of ideas first broached in David Keenan’s acclaimed debut novel, This Is Memorial Device. Taking…

WARK, McKenzie
Reverse Cowgirl

Another genre for another gender. What if you were trans and didn't know it? What if there were some hole in your life and you didn't even know it was there? What if you went through life not knowing why you only felt…

TOOP, David
Inflamed Invisible. Collected Writings on Art and Sound, 1976–2018

In the 1970s David Toop became preoccupied with the possibility that music was no longer bounded by formalities of audience: the clapping, the booing, the short attention span, the demand for instant gratification. Considering…

Divine Rascal. On the Trail of LSD’s Cosmic Courier, Michael Hollingshead

Of all the figures associated with the history of LSD there is none more enigmatic than Michael Hollingshead. Appearing as if from nowhere, he turned Timothy Leary on to LSD in 1962, and was influential in Leary's years…

HLAVAJOVA, Maria; MAAS, Wietske (eds.)
Propositions for Non-Fascist Living. Tentative and Urgent

Propositions for Non-Fascist Living begins from the urgent need to model a world decidedly void of fascisms during a time when the rise of contemporary fascisms threatens the very foundations of a possibility…

GERRITY, Jeanne; HUBERMAN, Anthony (eds.)
Dodie Bellamy Is on Our Mind

Examining the genre-bending writing of Dodie Bellamy, whose work has focused on sexuality, politics, feminism, narrative experimentation, and all things queer.

Dodie Bellamy (b. 1951, in North Hammond, Indiana)…

DASTON, Lorraine
Against Nature

Why have human beings, in many different cultures and epochs, looked to nature as a source of norms for human behavior? From ancient India and ancient Greece, medieval France and Enlightenment America, up to the latest…

The Suspended Vocation

☽ PREORDERS AVAILABLE ☾ (shipping in July 2020)

Made available in English for the very first time by NY based Small Press, Pierre Klossowski’s debut novel from 1950, The Suspended Vocation, fictionalizes…


Zizanies raconte comment une recherche, au départ académique, dévie de sa route. Alors qu’elle s’engage dans un travail sur la voix off féminine au cinéma, les lectures de la jeune chercheuse et critique d’art…

HOY, Estelle
Pisti, 80 rue de Belleville

There she goes !
Pisti, 80 rue de Belleville is Estelle Hoy’s latest novel.
Elke is a young academic with a troubled past that keeps spilling onto her present. Just as she is about to leave town for…

Les dessins du matin

Un livre émouvant et magnifique, qui rassemble des dessins que Pierre Milville – graphiste et typographe indépendant qui a fait partie de Grapus et de différents collectifs avec Vincent Perrottet ou Pierre di Sciullo –…

MAGNUSSON, Jonas J.; GRÖNBERG, Cecilia (eds.)
OEI #86/87 Publishing Practices, Publishing Poetics

Once more, an astonishing issue of OEI – a thrilling, compelling, stimulating feast of ideas regarding publishing and the book: the perfect big companion to read and hug in bed while the virus spreads outside.


PANO-ZAVARONI, Éléonore; RIOU, Pascale; GUILLAUBEZ, Coralie (eds.)
IDOINE - Fabrice Croux

Fabrice Croux est alerte, volubile et gourmand. Il fait des tas d’objets, empile des paroles. Installé au cœur des paysages basques et grenoblois, il mange des choses, les techniques, et autres mets comestibles. Il baigne…

RAAD, Walid
Let’s be honest, the weather helped

Richly illustrated catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition Walid Raad - Let's be honest, the weather helped, organized by Moderna Museet, Stockholm (February 15 - May 10 2020), and the Stedelijk Museum…

BENAZET, Luc; FROST, Jackqueline (eds.)
Senna Hoy #1

Le tout premier numéro d'une nouvelle revue bilingue, Senna Hoy, qui prend le pseudonyme du militant anarchiste Johannes Holzmann (1882-1914) pour pratiquer la collecte et la traduction de textes de poésie contemporaine.…

Full Scale False Scale

Four years after Statement and Counter-Statement (2015), Experimental Jetset returns with their second paperback for Roma Publications. Whereas the previous publication had a more overall monographic scope, Full…

Pound Per Image #1 – We make the image in real time: a viewing log

Rhea Anastas’s ranging and intimate essay about experience and viewership, focusing on the art of Beverly Buchanan, Richard Maxwell, Cameron Rowland, and Dinah Young, is the first in the series PPI, edited by…

MOSER, Benjamin
Sontag. Her Life

Susan Sontag was our last great literary star. Her brilliant mind, political activism and striking image made her an emblem of the seductions—and the dangers—of the twentieth-century world.

Her writing on art and…

HOWE, Fanny
Night Philosophy

Night Philosophy is collected around the figure of the child, the figure of the child not just as a little person under the tutelage of adults, but also the submerged one, who knows, who is without power, who…

Sin Licencia Editorial Workshop
Entrailles – voyage entre la surface

Une édition réalisé par un workshop de Sin Licencia Editorial, qui s'est reuni entre 2017 et 2018 pour travailler sur le thème de l'inconscient, du rêve, du souvenir, de l'émotion réprimée, l'écriture automatique et le…

collective MMS (eds.)
The Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography

The Natural Enemies of Books is a response to the groundbreaking 1937 publication Bookmaking on the Distaff Side, which brought together contributions by women printers, illustrators, authors, typographers…

PORTER, Rich (ed.)
Modern Queer Poets

“Glitter In My Wounds”; “I’m a riddle and you’re working me out”; “Queersploitation”; “OFTEN”; “[egg hat]”; “record of a commune”; “Cusp”; “flare-up”; “Ritalin 1”; “Cap of Pearls”: these are the titles of some of the poems…

BUTT, Gavin
Between You and Me: Queer Disclosures in the New York Art World, 1948–1963

In the decades preceding the Stonewall riots—in the wake of the 1948 publication of Alfred Kinsey’s controversial report on male sexuality and in the midst of a cold war culture of suspicion and paranoia—discussions of…

Future Metaphysics

“Bad times, but good times for metaphysics—Our society is suffering at every level from overwhelming challenges and crises of meaning that we have forgotten to conceive as metaphysical. The leaps in technology or advances…

SILLMAN, Amy; SMITH, Valerie
Amy Sillman

A prolifically creative artistic polymath, American artist Amy Sillman (b.1955) works in drawing, zines, iPhone videos, installation, collaboration, teaching and curating, but painting has remained always at the very heart…

ASHLEY, Robert
Automatic Writing

Three of Ashley's landmark recordings, Automatic Writing (1979), Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon (1971) and She Was A Visitor (1967).

Composed in recorded form over a period of five years,…

COLES, Poppy (ed.)
X-TRA Vol. 22 N. 2

Table of Contents
Review. Sabrina Tarasoff, Touchy-Feely on Morgan Fisher
Interview. Brooke Holmes and Allyson Vieira
Feature. Cora Gilroy-Ware
Artist’s Project. Beatriz Cortez
Interview. Beatriz…

HUBERMAN, Anthony (ed.)
Abbas to Yuki: Writing Alongside Exhibitions

God bless the Wattis Institute and all who sail with it.

THE anthology of essays written alongside the exhibitions at the Wattis Institute between 2014 and 2019, celebrating the wide range of voices and forms of…

LIND, Maria
Seven Years – The Rematerialisation of Art from 2011 to 2017

Forget the tiresome reviews of the last “decade”! Since Lucy Lippard, everybody knows that seven is the number that counts when it comes to evaluate how art is developing in relation to ideas and society. Curator Maria…

TODD, Selina
Tastes of Honey. The Making of Shelagh Delaney and A Cultural Revolution

Selina Todd’s Tastes of Honey brings Shelagh Delaney’s work and times to life, and re-establishes her position at the heart of British cultural and social history. On 27 May 1958, Delaney’s A Taste…

My Ariel

When I am a bitch I feel in such good company.
Nice girls never gave me anything but trouble,

Eating the ground out from under me, then waving
As I fall. Pity one has to die to see how liberating


MAUSS, Nick (ed.)

Over the past decade, Nick Mauss (b. 1980) has pursued a hybrid mode of working that melds the roles of curator, artist, and scholar. This catalogue leans heavily into the scholarship side of his practice, building on…

DE QUILLACQ, Jean-Charles; VETTIER, Elsa
“C’est à Saint-Pierre-des-corps que notre entretien a eu lieu, en plein mois de juillet. Nous avions décidé qu’il ne porterait pas tant sur le travail de Jean-Charles que sur les relations amoureuses…
The Baudelaire Fractal

“While a man in  a hotel is in a crematorium, or in the negative image of a church ..., a girl in her hotel is free. I want to claim this word free for myself and I intend to use it wrongly very often. Here by…


It's October, 1980, the 10th anniversary of the October Crisis, when a radical Quebec group's actions led to the invocation of the War Measures Act. In a bathtub in a rooming house in Montreal in 1980, a woman tries to…


A concentrated look at the Mr.Men and Little Miss Series, House Rules is an architecture book featuring drawings by Roger Hargreaves and accompanying snippets from found source texts by Bernard Rudofsky and the Prince…

MCSHINE, Kynaston L. (ed.)
In the summer of 1970, The Museum of Modern Art in New York mounted the now legendary exhibition Information, one of the first surveys of Conceptual art. Conceived by MoMA’s celebrated curator Kynaston McShine…
KEMPF, Raphaël
Ennemis d’État. Les lois scélérates, des anarchistes aux terroristes

Le 9 décembre 1893, l’anarchiste Auguste Vaillant lance une bombe dans la Chambre des députés en pleine séance parlementaire, faisant quelques blessés légers. Deux jours plus tard, la même Chambre vote à la hâte la première…

BRENEZ, Nicole
Manifestations. Écrits politiques sur le cinéma et autres arts filmiques

Front de l’information ! Front de la lutte armée ! Front de la figuration ! Front de l’être ! Front du plaisir ! Front de l’histoire ! 

De Straub & Huillet à Virginie Despentes, de René Vautier à Lionel Soukaz,…

PRESTSÆTER, Ellef (ed.)
These are Situationist Times!

“I’m proud you call us gangsters, nevertheless you are wrong. We are worse, we are situationists.” —Jacqueline de Jong, 1962

The Situationist Times was a magazine edited and published by Dutch artist Jacqueline…

The Craft of Dying. The Modern Face of Death

Much of today's literature on end-of-life issues overlooks the importance of 1970s social movements in shaping our understanding of death, dying, and the dead body. This anniversary edition of Lyn Lofland's The Craft…

COWLEY, Patrick
Mechanical Fantasy Box

Patrick Cowley was one of the most revolutionary and influential figures in the canon of electronic dance music. Born in Buffalo, NY on October 19, 1950, Patrick moved to San Francisco in 1971 to study electronic music…

Florine Stettheimer: New Directions in Multimodal Modernism

"Florine Stettheimer is my favourite artist." Andy Warhol
Stettheimer (1871-1944) was Modernism's great "outlier"—a highly original artist with a boldly interdisciplinary aesthetic that attracted such luminaries as…

SALTI, Rasha; KOUOH, Koyo (eds.)
Saving Bruce Lee. African and Arab Cinema in the Era of Soviet Cultural Diplomacy

In the context of the Cold War bipolarity, the African continent and the Arab world were contested territories for the strategic deployment of influence between the superpowers. Cultural diplomacy represented an important…

Tony Conrad. Writings

Writings is the first collection to widely survey Tony Conrad’ singular, prolific activity as a writer. Edited by artists Constance DeJong and Andrew Lampert, the book spans the years 1961 – 2012 and includes…

GYSEL, Jessica; MATER, Katja; KAAMAN, Sara; SLATER, Marnie (eds.)
Girls Like Us vol.2 #12

“Welcome to your queer life.

A life along a line, or several.

A life through writing, images and objects.

Life as a sticky, messy pile of narratives and emotions.

Life not as singular and…

DELANY, Samuel R.
Voyage, Orestes! [a surviving novel fragment]

“I have been up to Maine; and then, come down.
Scenes compress to single details: dull leaves aming…

La ligne de couleur W.E.B. du Bois

En 1900, lors de l’Exposition universelle de Paris, le célèbre sociologue et militant W. E. B. Du Bois présenta une série de données statistiques dans le but de promouvoir les progrès socio-économiques des Africains-Américains…

The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington

Surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) was a master of the macabre, of gorgeous tableaus, biting satire, roguish comedy, and brilliant, effortless flights of the imagination. Nowhere are these qualities…

Dance of Values – Sergei Eisenstein’s Capital Project

Eisenstein's adaptation of Karl Marx's Capital (1927–1928) is a phantom in a double sense: although never realized, it has nonetheless haunted the imagination of many filmmakers, historians, and writers to the…

BONORA, Giordano

This book is inspired by the pictures that Giordano Bonora, a young streetcar operator and aspiring photographer, took of Bologna’s small transgender community in 1980 (although it would be more correct to speak, in this…

WARK, McKenzie
Capital Is Dead. Is This Something Worse?

In this radical and visionary new book, McKenzie Wark argues that information has empowered a new kind of ruling class. Through the ownership and control of information, this emergent class dominates not only labour but…

LONG CHU, Andrea

Drawing inspiration from a forgotten play by Valerie Solanas—the author of the SCUM Manifesto—Chu aims her searing wit and surgical intuition at targets ranging from performance art to psychoanalysis, incels to…

TUCKER, Marcia
Out of Bounds. The Collected Writings of Marcia Tucker

“I’ve had a substantial career based on really bad reviews of almost everything I’ve ever done. An early example: “Bad” Painting: “Unfortunately, most of it is really bad.” (unpublished lecture, 2003)