Mono Kultur (ed.)
Mono Kultur #44 Trevor Paglen

As you are reading this, there is a satellite in space quietly circling Earth.

MCDONALD, Boyd (ed.)
Straight to Hell # 2

Facsimile edition. Originally published in 1973.

Since its inception in 1971, through editor Boyd McDonald, Straight to Hell “has provided a forum for letter-writers detailing their most explicit exploits,”…

JONES, William E.
True Homosexual Experiences - Boyd McDonald and Straight to Hell

A World War II veteran from the Great Plains, Boyd McDonald (1925-1993) had the makings of a successful career in the 1950s—an education at Harvard, jobs at Time/Life and IBM—but things didn’t turn out as planned. After…

GUFLER, Philipp (ed.)
I Wanna Give You Devotion

This artist book is being published in occasion of Philipp Gufler’s exhibition “I wanna give you devotion” at Platform Munich in Sept 2017. Gufler realized the exhibition in cooperation with the self-organized archive…

CROWE, Michael; SUTCLIFFE, Jamie
An attempt at exhausting a place in GTA Online

Michael Crowe's An Attempt At Exhausting a Place in GTA Online takes George Perec's serene 1975 conceptual exercise in Paris as its starting point, reenacting it within the chaotic and excessive virtual world…

KLUGE, Alexander
Idéologies : des nouvelles de l'Antiquité

128 pages d’entretiens, d’images, d’histoires et de « cartons » (comme dans le cinéma muet) extraits du film du réalisateur Alexander Kluge « Nachrichten aus der ideologischen Antike » (littéralement : « Nouvelles de l’Antiquité…

GRITZ, Anna (ed.)
Judith Hopf. A Reader

I think it can only be because of memory-of-knowing-how that we made it through the grey days in cities in general–and through the greyness of Berlin in particular–that we made it through again and again. Because the streets…

AMVK: Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven

In opposition to the arbitrary, which is the origin of every written and spoken language, I have placed the unspoken, the mystic. From despair to ecstasy, that is what the mystic is about now. This is the all-devouring…

Craig Owens: Portrait of a Young Critic

In 1984, art critic and theorist Craig Owens gave a wide-ranging interview to Lyn Blumenthal and Kate Horsfield for their extraordinary video series On Art and Artists. At once personal, political, and forward-thinking,…

Bigger, Higher, Leader!

Willem Oorebeek's work presents a reflection on the status of the image and more especially on what technical reproduction does to an image or a message. Over the last few years he has been working on his BLACKOUT series,…

Garments Against Women

A book of mostly lyric prose about the conditions that make literature almost impossible. It holds a life story without a life, a lie spread across low-rent apartment complexes, dreamscapes, and information networks, tangled…

Frozen Tears III

Staged as an expanded artwork FROZEN TEARS (since 2003) is a MULTI-PART, MULTI-VENUE project built around the production of three 800+ page books each containing THEORY/HORROR texts and images from a range of CELEBRATED…

Undermining. A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Politics, and Art in the Changing West

Working from her own lived experience in a New Mexico village and inspired by gravel pits in the landscape, Lippard weaves a number of fascinating themes—among them fracking, mining, land art, adobe buildings, ruins, Indian…

WELCH, Denton
A Voice Through A Cloud

"As I searched the unpromising window, I was not aware of an aproaching figure until he stood almost beside me. I turned, then, to see a tall young man looking at me earnestly. Perhaps the strangest thing about him was…

The Cosmopolitans

A modern retelling of Balzac's classic Cousin Bette by one of America's most prolific and significant writers. Earl, a black, gay actor working in a meatpacking plant, and Bette, a white secretary, have lived next door…

Art, Mystery

Wow WOw WOW Mayo ! In Art, Mystery, a controversial former footballer, now export agent specialising in chrome, accepts an unusual commission from an odd source, the very man who brought him down, a former football referee…

HOLDER, Will (ed.)
F.R.David (N) Spring 2018 – ‘Flurry’

“I realized very slowly over a period of time that the activity of framing a performance and the intentions that accumulate around that activity produce a certain anxious kind of mode, and I became bothered by the flurry…

ANDERSEN, Ronja; RIMKUS, Nerijus; KOPSA, Maxine (eds.)
Reader, aantekeningen exemplaar

As part of Speelplaats, a parallel program of Werkplaats Typografie, participants challenged what was being offered in the school’s curriculum by introducing improvements or suggesting alternatives. Reader, aantekeningen…

Keep Walking Intently. The Ambulatory Art of the Surrealists, the Situationist International, and Fluxus

Walking, that most basic of human actions, was transformed in the twentieth century by Surrealism, the Situationist International, and Fluxus into a tactic for revolutionizing everyday life. Each group chose locations…

SHAW, Jon K; REEVES-EVISON, Theo (eds.)
Fiction as Method

See the world through the eyes of a search engine, if only for a millisecond; throw the workings of power into sharper relief by any media necessary; reveal access points to other worlds within our own. In the anthology…

DE SIMONE, Cristina
Proféractions ! Poésie en action à Paris (1946-1969)

Une histoire de la poésie-performance à Paris, de l'après-guerre à Mai 68.
À partir de l'observation des manifestations publiques d'Antonin Artaud en 1946-1947, de l'irruption en ces mêmes années du mouvement lettriste…

IBM Graphic Design Guide from 1969 to 1987

Facsimile reprinting of Paul Rand's graphics standards manuals for the redesign of the visual identity of the multinational technology company IBM from 1962 to 1987. The project is being undertaken with the approval of…

ROWE, Peter G.
Design Thinking in the Digital Age

In 1987, Peter G. Rowe published his pioneering book Design Thinking. In it, he interrogated conceptual approaches to design in terms of both process and form. Thirty years later, in a lecture at the Harvard University…


Strange how many déjà vus you have here. 

How might we conceive of comradeship with a present that is increasingly predetermined by algorithms and governed by techno-politics? Armen Avanessian chronicles…

In relation to a Spectator:

A compendium of essays, scripts, poems, and proposals by various artists, in relation to a Spectator: was compiled by Studio for Propositional Cinema for their eponymous exhibition at the Kestner Gesellschaft…

MYLES, Eileen
I Must Be Living Twice. New and Selected Poems 1975 - 2014

 [...] At the font of your resolution to stuff a rug in a bag
make too late dinners for no one
in the weakness & the wentness
I have been holding you
in the gentle tomboy's tears
zipping sounds,…

LOTRINGER, Sylvère (ed.)
Semiotext(e) Journal: Autonomia

"Most of the writers who contributed to the issue were locked up at the time in Italian jails. . . . I was trying to draw the attention of the American Left, which still believed in Eurocommunism, to the fate of Autonomia.…

Corporate Imaginations. Fluxus Strategies for Living

The first extended study of the renowned artists’ collective Fluxus, Corporate Imaginations examines the group as it emerged on three continents from 1962 to 1978 in its complexities, contradictions, and historical specificity.…

HAWKINS, Richard
SECRET PASSAGE #ONE: some v. signfi. details

Issue 1! Photos of large collage paintings from 2017. Project is still underway so these paintings have never been exhibited. See generous preview below. I suggest the magazine version but - hey - it's up to you. Sorry…

HAWKINS, Richard
Hotel Suicide

Publication accompanying the exhibition of the same name at Greene Naftali Gallery in New York.

In the mid- and late-aughts, Los Angeles-based artist Richard Hawkins created a series of paintings that combined…

CLEMOES, Charlie; LEE Jungmyung
Real-Time Realist

This issue of Real-Time Realist explores amazement, distraction, surprise and awe (the blue sector of Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions) with contributions from invited artists distilling the aforementioned emotions.…

TRASOV, Vincent
The Alphabet Book

In 1971, Michael Morris and Vincent Tarsov, founders of the Vancouver based artist network, Image Bank, invited Eric Metcalfe, Gary Lee Nova, Glenn Lewis and Paul Oberst to create their own, unique alphabet. Now, 40 years…

SIEGELAUB, Seth (ed.)
The Joke Book: Collected by Seth Siegelaub

Like a bonsai tree,
your terrible posture
at my dinner table.

The only reason I would take up exercising is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.

L'abandon au profit

Book published by Eva Barto for the Rennes Biennale 2016 through her publishing house Buttonwood Press, named after the community which, at the end of the 18th century, laid the bases of New York’s Stock Exchange system.…

BIBBY, Gerry; DIETRICH, Nikola; EBNER, Martin; MÜLLER, Ariane; OLESEN, Henrik (eds.)
Starship #17 – Winter 2018

The Winter 2018 issue of the Berlin-based magazine Starship marks its 20th year of existence; but this is no anniversary issue. As the editors put it, “altough the magazine retains some of the traces of its and…

All in, an anthology of gambling

The book originated from a Mécènes du Sud grant the artist received in 2015 in order to produce an artwork. Instead, Eva Barto gambled the money in the casino, making bets, incomings and outgoings, part of the process.…

Biography of a Publishing House. Stefan & Franciszka Themerson & Gaberbocchus

Oh! This is a moving account of Gaberbocchus Press, the lifetime work of Franciszka & Stefan Themerson, two lovers who first set up a handpress in the corridor of their London apartment, in 1948. The book draws a biography…

Girls Like Us
Girls Like Us vol.2 #10

FUTURE. We want a future outside of straight time. A future in which all our friends and lovers and their lovers are coming over for dinner around a table we built together. We want a future that is fair, fun, furry, fabulous,…

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…

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…


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,…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…