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June 21 2024 07:00PM
Ivan Cheng comes back with “Confidences / Oracle”

Join us for the solstice launch of Confidences / Oracle, the new instalment in artist Ivan Cheng’s vampire novel series, and a lover’s trip to a weeklong theatre festival.

Oracles don't require belief—they…

June 28 2024 07:00PM
a night with Albert Serra / A Toast to St Martirià - booklaunch

Hello Weirdos, please welcome weird wondrous filmaker Albert Serra for an evening with Divided's latest publication: A Toast to St Martirià.

The concept of fiction, that’s to say, living your life as if it…

D'SOUZA, Aruna
Imperfect Solidarities

Can empathy deliver political change? Does art that elicits emotional identification with others take us where we need to go? In Imperfect Solidarities, writer and art historian Aruna D’Souza offers observations…

BISHOP, Claire
Disordered Attention: How We Look at Art and Performance Today

Lessons from Sun & Sea!? The ways we encounter contemporary art and performance is changing. Installations brim with archival documents. Dances stretch for weeks. Performances last a minute. Exhibitions are spread…

RUSSELL, Legacy
Black Meme

In this book, Legacy Russell, explores the “meme” as mapped to Black visual culture from 1900 to the present, mining both archival and contemporary media.

Russell argues that without the contributions of Black…

JACOBY, Cooper
How do I survive?

After 8 Books is pleased to present a new publication: How do I survive?, an artists’ book by Cooper Jacoby!

“How do I survive? was written with machines over the course of a year. I say ‘with,’ not ‘by,’…

NOTLEY, Alice
Being Reflected Upon

Alice Notley’s new collection is at once a window into the sources of her telepathic and visionary poetics, and a memoir through poems of her Paris-based life between 2000 and 2017, when she finished treatment for her…

McCALDEN, Heather
The Observable Universe

In the early 1990s, Heather McCalden lost both her parents to AIDS. She was seven when her father died, ten when she lost her mother. Raised by her grandmother, Nivia, she grew up in Los Angeles, also known as ground zero…

LE BRUSQ, Lou-Maria
Malédiction

Il est connu qu'un battant fait
des courants d'air
et que le verre est plus dur que l'or

Un recueil de poèmes qui sent le pain, la terre humide, le vent et le sel des embruns…

BOVET, Roxane; BROQUART, Dimitri; TAVELLI, Julien (eds.)
IRL – In Real Life #1: The MONEY Issue

IRL – In Real Life est la nouvelle revue du département Communication visuelle de la HEAD-Genève : elle aborde, sous la forme d’entretiens, les questions concrètes et matérielles relatives aux réalités professionnelles…

PARKER, Rozsika; POLLOCK, Griselda
Maîtresses d'autrefois. Femmes, art et idéologie

Publié en 1981, Maîtresses d'autrefois, ouvrage fondateur de Rozsika Parker et Griselda Pollock, ne propose pas une histoire de l'art au féminin. Son projet est bien plus radical, émancipateur et, de fait, toujours…

JAMES, Selma
Sexe, race et classe. La stratégie de l'autonomie

Ce livre rassemble six décennies de mobilisations internationales, d'expériences politiques et d'analyses. Selma James, en défendant l'autonomie des luttes de chaque secteur de la classe ouvrière, y encourage la multiplicité…

QUINLAN, Hannah & HASTINGS, Rosie; HANHARDT, Christina B.
Tulips

In Tulips, artist duo Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings, alongside scholar Christina B. Hanhardt map a terrain where they explore gestures of authority and obedience in the public space within the urban context…

STRICKLER, Yancey (ed.)
The Dark Forest Anthology of the Internet

A 208-page book that documents five tumultuous years when we learned how to live, create, and conspire on an increasingly adversarial internet. The original “Dark Forest Theory of the Internet” essay was published by Yancey…

LAFRENIERE, Steve (ed.)
Hello We Were Talking About Hudson

Hello We Were Talking About Hudson is the first book to focus on Hudson (1950–2014), the legendary “artists’ dealer” behind the storied gallery Feature Inc. Active in Chicago from 1984–88, and in New York City…

COLAB; SCHUMANN, Max (ed.)
A Book About Colab (and Related Activities) [new edition]

2ND PRINTING :) Edited by Max Schumann, and with a foreword and afterword by art writer and Colab member Walter Robinson, A Book About Colab (and Related Activities) is a great book that traces the output of Collaborative…

ENGMAN, Charlie
Hello Chaos, a Love Story: The Disorder of Seeing and Being Seen

Kitty, the cute and mute cartoon protagonist of Hello Chaos, a Love Story: The Disorder of Seeing and Being Seen, embarks on an ill-fated endeavour to win the eyes of her estranged counterpart Mickey in this genre-defying…

CENTAMORE, Alice; XATREC, Christian (eds.)
Call it Something Else: Something Else Press, Inc. (1963-1974)

We can talk about a thing, but we cannot talk a thing. It is always something else.
—“A Something Else Manifesto,” 1964

This companion publication to the same-titled…

CHIARELLO, Fanny
Basta Now. Women, Trans & Non-binary in Experimental Music

Basta Now. Women, Trans & Non-binary in Experimental Music is a non-academic essay by French poet, novelist and music enthusiast Fanny Chiarello. It’s also the first book to be published by Permanent Draft, an…

GANGLOFF, Paul (ed.)
Freinet TechniquEs / Freinettechn¡eken / Techniques Frein℮t

À l’ombre du baobab, un livre fou qui rassemble des reproductions d’extraits de “journaux scolaires” réalisés dans les écoles Freinet, publications issues d’un des principes de la pédagogie Freinet, l’utilisation de l’imprimerie…

MCGRAW, Patrick (ed.)
Heavy Traffic #4

And how, at heart, it’s ridiculous to publish a magazine, and a fiction magazine at that, and how, it has to be covered with words, because the words are images, or become that way…

ROWER, Ann
If You’re a Girl. Selected Stories 1985–2023

In the beginning when everything was very sexual we talked about our fantasies. She thought about having a guy for some of it. She thought about having a gun. I had gone through a lot to get away from guys so I admit…

JULY, Miranda
All Fours

A semi-famous artist announces her plan to drive cross-country, from LA to NY. Thirty minutes after leaving her husband and child at home, she spontaneously exits the freeway, checks into a nondescript motel, and immerses…

ASHBY, Sam (ed.)
Little Joe. A book about queers and cinema, mostly

The cult periodical Little Joe, published from 2010 to 2021, challenged the mainstream narrative of film history with a rebellious, queer perspective. Rather than reviewing new releases, it explored forgotten…

ALETTI, Vincent
The Drawer

BACK IN STOCK! American critic and curator Vince Aletti has been collecting photographs printed on the pages of magazines and books since the 1970s. For the very first time the hundreds of tearsheets, newspaper clippings,…

SCOLLARD, Jack
Cruising Archeology - a catalog of pleasure

Initially borne from an Instagram account bearing the same name, this project is a careful process of selection and curation that sees the anonymous artist reconstitute detritus and debris discarded in over half…

FORGOTTEN ARCHITECTURE
An Archive of Overshadowed Projects

Initially founded as a Facebook group in May 2019, Forgotten Architecture’s goal is to research and unearth not well known modern architecture worldwide. The idea behind it is simple: to recover projects by little-known…

BROODTHAERS, Marcel; GLISSEN-BROODTHAERS, Maria (ed.); DAIVE, Jean (ed.)
Le Bestiaire n° III de Marcel Broodthaers

 

Je fais carrière dans le marbre, j’ai de la veine.

OMG! La poésie de Broodthaers, en fac-similé – des animaux, des objets, des lettres, des fables, des dessins, rhinocéros, bas-bleu, lézard,…

DAVID, Erik
Blotter. The Untold Story of an Acid Medium

The first comprehensive written account of the history, art, and design of LSD blotter paper, the iconic drug delivery device that will perhaps forever be linked to underground psychedelic culture and contemporary street…

TEA, Michelle (ed.)
SLUTS Anthology

What does it mean to be sexually promiscuous in contemporary American culture??

Edited by cult-favorite author Michelle Tea, SLUTS, the first publication from vulgarian queer publisher DOPAMINE, is an…

JEPPESEN, Travis
Settlers Landing

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND—WITH ONE EXCEPTION

In Travis Jeppesen's Settlers Landing, a wholly fantastic yet nightmarishly real excavation of the Trumpian malaise, Mrdok is a self-made billionaire who has everything…

DUSAPIN, Alice; LABORDE, Martin; PINTEAUX, Baptiste (eds.)
Octopus notes #11

Ce numéro s’est construit comme tous les précédents : sur un temps long et par une série de rebonds. Il est l’occasion de mettre en valeur les recherches qui nous ont accompagnées les dernières années (celle d’Hélène Giannecchini…

SMITH, Barbara T.; PORTER, Jenelle (ed.)
Barbara T. Smith: Proof

Now we’re talking. Barbara T. Smith: Proof is IMHO the ideal exhibition monograph: light, elegantly designed, exciting to browse, rich with documents—photographs of works and performances, reproductions of documents—,…

THIAM, Awa
La parole aux négresses

Paru en 1978, La Parole aux négresses est l’ouvrage fondateur du féminisme noir francophone. L’anthropologue sénégalaise Awa Thiam y met au jour le vécu, les maux et les combats des femmes noires, à travers leurs…

MASSUMI, Brian
Agitations. Capitalisme et plus-value de vie

Les textes réunis ici analysent les mécanismes de marché et l’abstraction financière à travers les effets corporels et affectifs de ces mouvements du capital, tout en articulant cette investigation des économies contemporaines…

DAUVÉ, Gilles
Pommes de terre contre gratte-ciel

Plus la crise écologique s’aggrave, plus l’écologie devient une idéo­lo­gie domi­nante. Elle nous promet un monde « décar­boné » grâce au tout-électrique, au tout-numé­ri­que et au « nucléaire vert ». Mais capi­ta­lisme…

WILLIAMS, Kandis
Josephine Baker: Icon in Motion

Baker fragmented her authorship and retained authority to protect and retell conflicting versions of her personal life in a s trategy to sustain her privacy—all while living in the public eye.

Published…

NASHAT, Sharyar; BENINI, Francesca (ed.); DAL MOLIN, Gioia (ed.)
17 Waves

Shahryar Nashat explores the space between the real, tangible object and the incorporeal—be it a sensation, an idea, or a virtual image. His art is never assertive. Neither is this book, published to accompany the artist's…

WOOD, Paul (ed.)
Biting the Hand: Traces of Resistance in the Art & Language diaspora

Edited, compiled and introduced by Paul Wood, Biting the Hand: Traces of Resistance in the Art & Language diaspora is about a dissident formation of artists active in the UK in the 1970s and 80s. It tells the…

CHARI, Anita
A User’s Manual to Claire Fontaine

A User’s Manual to Claire Fontaine explores the work of the feminist conceptual artist collective through the lens of her theoretical and political innovations, both inside and outside the context of contemporary…

Angelo
Prisoner's Inventions (2nd edition)

In 2001, the group Temporary Services invited their friend Angelo, a prisoner in California, to write about and draw the different things he had seen other prisoners invent.

Angelo illustrated everything from immersion…

SERRA, Albert
A Toast to St Martirià

A Toast to St Martirià is an improvised speech given by the cult Catalan filmmaker Albert Serra at the St Martirià fiesta in Banyoles, the town of his birth. Transmitting his subversive attitude and impulsive…

LIGON, James; HOFF, James (ed.)
Glenn Ligon: Distinguishing Piss from Rain – Writings and Interviews

This long-awaited and essential volume collects writings and interviews by Glenn Ligon, whose canonical paintings, neons and installations have been delivering a cutting examination of race, history, sexuality and culture…

LIM, Kyung yong; KU, Helen Jungyeon (eds.)
Publishing as Method: Ways of Working Together in Asia

This book explores art publishing today, in particular, the practices of small-scale publishing in Asia. Focusing on “Asia” and “small-scale publishing,” it attempts to contextualize and read together the increasingly…

PAPPÉ, Ilan
Le nettoyage ethnique de la Palestine

Dans cet ouvrage majeur, Ilan Pappé, historien israélien de renom, revient sur la formation de l’État d’Israël : entre 1947 et 1949, plus de 400 villages palestiniens ont été délibérément détruits, des civils ont été massacrés…

SCHULMAN, Sarah
Les liens qui empêchent : l’homophobie familiale et ses conséquences

Dans Les liens qui empêchent, Sarah Schulman analyse la reproduction de l’homophobie au sein du cercle familial, quand bien même ce dernier devrait être le lieu du développement et de l’épanouissement de chacun·e.

En…

MÜLLER, Ariane; OLESEN, Henrik (eds.)
Starship #20 – Spring 2024

“This is the 20th issue of Starship and we are proud and very happy to present it, and mainly want to thank all the artists, the contributors, the columnists, and the people who helped us gather images of exhibitions…

KURIKKA, Pertti Kalevi
Kalevi Helvetti

the skeleton comes to visit
and can not sleep
anymore when the skeleton
comes to visit and
just gets coffee
and cake and
food

MAYBURY, Reba
Faster than an Erection [2d edition]

New edition! Faster Than An Erection lays out Reba Maybury’s methodology as an Artist and Dominatrix whose medium is men. Accompanied by a poem by Cassandra Troyan and documentation of Maybury’s visual practice…

RIANTO, Januar; MIKHAIL, Almer; NOORMAN, Shaquille (eds.)
Serving Suggestion #02 / 2023

On the cover of Serving Suggestion #02 / 2023, an amazing prawn print by Loule Lee created through the Japanese fish printing technique of gyotaku; an artwork accompanied by a postcard and a  text, “Writing…

FLANAGAN, Bob
Fun to be Dead: The Poems of Bob Flanagan

The first complete collection of Bob Flanagan’s poetry, edited by Sabrina Tarasoff and with contributions by Jack Skelley, Sheree Rose, Chiara Moioli, David Trinidad, Dodie Bellamy, and Dennis Cooper.

Cause…

MIELI, Mario
La gaie critique. Politique et libération sexuelle dans les années soixante-dix. Ecrits (1972-1983)

Le désir homosexuel est partout, présent en chacun de nous : là où il n’est pas manifeste, il est latent. Un projet révolutionnaire global visant la réalisation de la communauté humaine ne peut ignorer l’importance fondamentale…

HAN, Geoff
Image RIP: After Printing, Work & Planet Earth

BACK IN STOCK – Image RIP, the first publication from Source Type, is centered around New York graphic designer Geoff Han’s investigation into the Shenzen-based printer Artron…

BRODOVITCH, Alexey
Astonish me

This lavishly illustrated volume explores the influence and significance of the Russian-born photographer, designer, and instructor Alexey Brodovitch (1898–1971), best known for his art directorship…

MCARA, Catriona
The medium of Leonora Carrington - A feminist haunting in the contemporary arts

Before her death, the artist and writer Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) had already garnered a cult following, with numerous creative people making the pilgrimage to meet her at her home in Mexico City. Since then, her…

CARLSON, Rey; KIM, Rin; NI, Nix
Vessels: Hands. Summers, and other Goodbyes

Inspired by Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese mythology, queer world-building, and fantastical story telling, Vessels is a zine in 6 chapters: The vessel of the Moon (She Stays on Earth With me Under the Sun), Vessels…

CESARCO, Alejandro (ed.)
buen diseño para la industria

This publication charts the history of the groundbreaking textile design portfolio created by the Argentine collective Buen Diseño para la Industria—formed by geometric abstract artists…

OAKLEY, Be (ed.)
An Incessant Unknowability: An Archive of Protest Inspired Typography and it’s Open Source Uses

The 2nd in volume in the GenderFail, Anthology of Queer Typography ongoing series, this book centers on the open source uses of GenderFail fonts from 2018 (when the first font was made) to the present. It features 26 unique…

CARR, Cynthia
Candy Darling. Dreamer, Icon, Superstar

OMG From the acclaimed writer Cynthia Carr, the first full portrait of the queer icon and Warhol superstar Candy Darling!!!!

Warhol superstar and transgender icon Candy Darling was glamour personified, but she…

REY PÉREZ, Christopher (ed.)
DOLCE STIL CRIOLLO. Extraordinarily Apotropaic

Dolce Stil Criollo’s fifth issue, “Extraordinarily Apotropaic,” aims to rethink reality in its current ordinary form by discovering and creating charms and rituals for changing it into one where there is less harm. The…

YAO GIOIELLO, Lulu (ed.)
FAR-NEAR Volume Five: Divergence

What we choose to idolize says a lot about who we are. Vol. 5 is an ode to divergent voices — artists who follow their gut even in the face of ridicule, who express passionate outcries of love despite opposition. We visit…

DESANA, Jimmy; HOFF, James (ed.); LAURIE SIMMONS STUDIO (ed.)
Salvation

Salvation is a previously-unpublished artist book by Jimmy DeSana that he conceptualized shortly before his death in 1990. The publication contains 44 of the artist’s late photographic…

ROSENBERG, Aura
Berlin to Houston
“Berlin to Houston was written in the dead of the 2020/2021 winter months, in that elongated endlessness of the COVID-19 pandemic before the vaccines were available, during which time Aura [Rosenberg] and John…
ESS, Barbara
Fragments

"Fragments come from a number of Barbara Ess’ notebooks dated 2014–2020. In the wake of her death in 2021, sorting through her archive, Barbara’s sisters Janet and Ellen spent time with these notebooks, reading…

WARMAN, LA
Dust

Cactus erotica. Dykes taking T erotica. Handmade rope erotica. Tangentially alien erotica. Clit long like laffy taffy erotica. Death erotica.

In L.A. Warman's anti-sequel to her award-winning…

MAYER, Bernadette
Midwinter Day

Perhaps Bernadette Mayer’s greatest work, Midwinter Day was written on December 22, 1978 at 100 Main Street, in Lennox, Massachusetts. “Midwinter Day,” as Alice Notley noted, “is an epic poem about a daily routine.”…

BUTTERICK, Brian ; MARTIN, Susan ; NAKAS, Kestutis (eds)
"We Started a Nightclub" – The Birth of the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge as Told by Those Who Lived It

What Studio 54 was for disco, the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge was for the alternative scene of 1980s downtown New York. Located at 101 Avenue A, the Pyramid offered a mixture of cultures: from groundbreaking, irreverent theater…

IANNONE, Dorothy
Dorothy Iannone. Love Is Forever, Isn't It?

Published to accompany Dorothy Iannone's retrospective exhibition held at M KHA (Antwerp) in 2023–2024, this publication sheds new light on the legendary artist's practice by dealing specifically with her idiosyncratic…

CLARK, Ashley
Facing Blackness

“In Facing Blackness, Ashley Clark traces the contours of Bamboozled, guiding readers through Lee’s intricate representation of race, politics, and popular culture. Clark moves beyond straightforward…

GROGNARD, Inge
Inge Grognard. Makeup 1989-2005

From the first days of  Maison Martin Margiela through to contemporary Balenciaga, Inge Grognard has spent her career as an integral part of  fashion’s avant garde: this book features the formative work of one of the fashion…

BAER, Ulrich Jesse K.
Deer Black Out

Deer Black Out is a(n obsessional re) mediation of violence and trauma through the trans/coalescence of identities surfacing and resurfacing within a manuscript of serialized poetry, influenced by HD, Zukofsky,…

FROST, Jackqueline
Notes sur le tragique prolétaire expérimental

Notes sur le tragique prolétaire expérimental est un essai qui noue avec précision un geste politique et un geste poétique. Ce nouage se produit doublement : 1) par la thèse qui est soutenue dans le livre et 2)…

BUCHLOH, Benjamin H. D.; FOSTER, Hal
Exit Interview

In Exit Interview, the prominent art critics and historians Hal Foster and Benjamin Buchloh discuss their intellectual foundations and the projects they've worked on together, from October to Art…

LEWIS, Heather
Notice

The reason it’s never just once is the same reason money’s only a part of it. Most anyone can take or leave that, though they don't think they can. The cover story of all time, that’s what money is. The excuse of excuses…

VICUÑA, Cecilia
Deer Book

Inspired initially by Jerome Rothenberg’s translation Flower World Variations, which Cecilia Vicuña first encountered in 1985, Cecilia Vicuña: Deer Book brings together nearly forty years of…

KASPAR, Tobias
New Address II. Stereotypical Artist

What is an artists’ life made of? From the home to the studio, from the studio to the gallery, from one exhibition to the next, from one place to another – a suite of moves and a list of addresses. Tobias Kaspar’s work…

HOY, Estelle
saké blue. Selected Writings

Can critical thinking spring from both a fortune cookie and Jacques Lacan’s most obscure seminar footnote? Estelle Hoy says yes. In saké blue, overpriced cheesecakes are the starting point for an essay…

MAUSS, Nick
Dispersed Events. Selected Writings

Dispersed Events brings together for the first time Nick Mauss’ essays from the last fifteen years. Shimmering with the urgency of a new generation of queer thinkers, Mauss’ writing refracts contemporary art through…

NARDAL, Paulette
Écrire le monde noir

Écrivaine, traductrice et journaliste martiniquaise, Paulette Nardal œuvre à faire de Paris Clamart…

DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC, Thomas
Vers Vermersch

Si la vie du communard Eugène Vermersch ressemble à une suite d'échecs, c'est certainement la raison pour laquelle Thomas Dunoyer de Segonzac s'y intéresse. Il en dresse un portrait-poème, peu classique dans son genre.…

MOROZOV, Evgeny
Les Santiago Boys

Ce livre raconte l’histoire des Santiago Boys, de jeunes ingénieurs qui ont tenté de construire leur propre Internet socialiste à la demande de Salvador Allende, fraîchement élu président du Chili. Recrutant au culot un…

CANNON, Steve
Groove, Bang and Jive Around

Despite decades of notoriety as one of the "filthiest books in the world," Steve Cannon's first and only novel, Groove, Bang and Jive Around, has hardly been read since first being published by the Paris- based…

ILIAZD
PhiloSophia – Istanbul 1921

The fifth volume of the bie bao series presents Ilya Zdanevich's fictional auto-biographical writings based on his one-year stay in Istanbul in 1921.

The publication contains the three final chapters of PhiloSophia,…

GROCH, Martin
Sweathearts

Sweathearts, a drama in nine acts by Martin Groch, is a book of cartoons drawn between 2021 and 2023, chronicling the misadventures of the characters from Sweathearts (the typeface), published by Abyme in 2022.

A…

WILSON, Paul
Language Scraps 02: Mark E. Smith’s Handwriting And The Typography Of The Fall

In this essay Paul Wilson views The Fall through a typographic lens and explores their visual identity as propelled and produced by Mark E. Smith.

“Mark E. Smith’s handwriting became part of The Fall’s visual identity:…

PURGAS, Paul (ed.)
Subcontinental Synthesis

Subcontinental Synthesis explores the history of India’s first electronic music studio, founded in 1969 at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad with the support of the composer David Tudor. The essays…

DENNY, Simon
Landscapes

This volume surveys Simon Denny's Metaverse Landscapes, his recent painting series that depict land plots in digital worlds. They unpack historical resonances between territory, abstraction and financialization…

BERLANDA, Tomà: HO-TONG, Meghan; KHALIFEH, Marah; LAÏDI-HANIEH, Adila (eds.)
Landwalks: Across Palestine and South Africa

Landwalks: Across Palestine and South Africa explores embodied ways of knowing land and the reclamation of the collective landscape of Palestine and South Africa. The objective of this cross-cultural publication…

ORLANDO, Sophie
La Part Affective

Une chronique des transformations récentes des écoles d'art, depuis le point de vue d'une enseignante et à l'intention de ses pair·es et des étudiant·es, à un moment où ces espaces sont à la fois menacés par des gestions…

BAKST, Léon; BERNASCONI, Célia (ed.); BOWLT, John E. (ed.); MAUSS, Nick (ed.)
Designing Dreams: A Celebration of Léon Bakst [2nd edition]

Oh la la so nice a new printing of this most beautiful and insightful monography on the magical work of artist, stage and costume designer Léon Bakst, who worked on many seminal mises-en scène of the Ballets Russes in…

KOESTENBAUM, Wayne
Stubble Archipelago

This book of thirty-six poetic bulletins by the humiliation-advice-giver Wayne Koestenbaum will teach you how to cruise, how to dream, how to decode a crowded consciousness, how to find nuggets of satisfaction in unaccustomed…

ALS, Hilton (ed.)
God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin

When James Baldwin died in 1987 at the age of sixty-three, he left behind an extraordinary body of work. Novels, poems, film scripts, and, perhaps most indelibly, essays constituted the great artist’s writing, which was…

WEISENFELD, Gennifer
The Complete Commercial Artist: Making Modern Design in Japan, 1928–1930

In the boom years of the 1920s, Japanese designers developed a radical new vision for their profession. Engaging modernist and avant-garde trends from abroad, refashioning local graphic and calligraphic forms, and using…

MYLES, Eileen
Bread and Water

First published by Hanuman Books in 1986, Bread and Water is the debut short story collection by the renowned poet Eileen Myles, assembling six stories with an autobiographical flavor, of being a queer, working-class…

MUELLER, Cookie
Garden of Ashes

Garden of Ashes, Cookie Mueller's second entry into the Hanuman Books canon (following 1988's Fan Mail, Frank Letters, and Crank Calls) brings together ten stories, autobiographical accounts of her ascent…

DRUL, Louise; LISERON
Défaites vos jeux

Quel héritage les Jeux olympiques et paralympiques de Paris 2024 vont-ils laisser ? Au-delà de la compétition sportive, un grand spectacle commercial s’organise. En Seine-Saint-Denis, où se concentre la construction d’infrastructures…

zwer, etaïnn
Bleu nuit, blouson rose

tout corps assigné prend feu,
un feu qui n’a rien de la tendresse
dans un pays qui n’a rien de
baisable, moi je veux brûle
d’un soleil intérieur, je veux me

BERGER, Otti; RAUM, Judith (ed.)
Weaving for Modernist Architecture

Otti Berger!! She created fabrics that fundamentally changed the understanding of what textiles could be and do. A core member of the experimental approach to textiles at the Bauhaus, she was also a female entrepreneur…

ALVARADO, Luis; CÀRDENAS, Alejandra (eds.)
Switched On: The Dawn of Electronic Sound by Latin American Women

The official history of 20th-century avant-garde electronic music has been predominantly narrated from the point of view of Anglo-American and Western European experiences and largely remained focused on its male protagonists.…

PASQUIER, Andrew; VAN BENNEKOM, Jop; JONKERS, Gert; FELDMANN, Nathaniel (eds.)
BUTT #34

From ass to architecture to ass architecture, this full-frontal issue of BUTT has plenty of queer ringleaders, free speech and cock. Yes, please.

BUTT no. 34 is made with the work, ideas and support of:…

LANDRIVON, Félicité
Brigade Cynophile 2019-2023

Le premier tome de Brigade Cynophile paraît en 2019, à l'époque je vis et travaille à Lyon, j'ai un pied dans la musique, un autre dans le graphisme, et je sors plus d'une affiche par semaine.
Aujourd'hui…

BELLAMY, Dodie
Feminine Hijinx

Already a member of The Feminist Writers’ Guild and one of the principle founders/proponents of the New Narrative movement, Dodie Bellamy published her first book with Hanuman Books in 1991. Feminine Hijinks brings…