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MÜLLER, Andreas; KÄHNY, Lydia; LICHTENBERG, Sophie; WERBICK, Aaron; WEIRICH, Maxim (eds.)
Re-reading the Manual of Travelling Exhibitions

Published by UNESCO in 1953, The Manual of Travelling Exhibitions is a handbook on organizing touring exhibitions. Aimed at museums and other public institutions, it formulates a “grammar” of how to exhibit, ranging…

Telling Invents Told

The latest release by the excellent Visible Press is a collection of writings by artist and filmmaker Lis Rhodes! The book includes the influential essay, “Whose History?” alongside texts from works such as Light Reading,…

SUO WU, Annie
A Cookbook of Invisible Writing

This wild book is an introduction to analog steganography, a type of secret writing that is hidden in plain sight. It is an invisible ink colouring book, recipe book, puzzle book and artistic research book. This book also…

HOFF, James (ed.)
Top Ten: 2008-2018

In almost every issue since April 1998, Artforum has asked an individual from the art world to compile a top ten list of their favorite recent exhibitions (or concerts, television programs, books, events, etc.). In 2008,…

PAGLEN, Trevor
From the Archives of Peter Merlin, Aviation Archaeologist

Continuing his ongoing work with geography, state secrecy, and military symbology, Trevor Paglen has selected coins, patches, models, and other objects from the archive of Peter Merlin—a historian, technical writer, and…

La Sagesse des Nations

Publié à 20 exemplaires, La Sagesse des Nations est un Hentai sur les bulles duquel viennent se superposer des dialogues issus de la pièce de thêatre Le Balcon de Jean Genet (1956).

LOCKWOOD, Annea; KNOWLES, Alison (eds.)
Womens Work

Originally published in the mid-1970s, Womens Work was a magazine that sought to highlight the overlooked work of female artists working at the cusp of the visual arts, music, and performance. The magazine was…

Comptes rendus photographiques des sorties des Naturalistes en lutte sur la ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes, août 2015 – avril 2017

“Les sorties organisées par les Naturalistes en lutte les deuxièmes dimanches de chaque mois étaient ouvertes à tous. Venait qui voulait avec son savoir et ses compétences et les mettait en commun, les partageait. On venait…

LEE, Pamela M.
The Glen Park Library. A Fairy Tale of Disruption

In October 2013, twenty-nine-year-old Ross William Ulbricht was arrested at the Glen Park Public Branch Library in San Francisco, accused of being the “Dread Pirate Roberts” and mastermind of a dark net drug marketplace…

England’s Hidden Reverse

The secret history of the UK esoteric underground—aka the biography of Coil, Current 93 and Nurse With Wound—by Wire contributor and Volcanic Tongue co-founder, David Keenan. Revised & expanded edition.

HUILLET, Danièle; STRAUB, Jean-Marie

Finally available, the critical edition of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet’s writings, from Jean Marie Straub’s film reviews in the 1950’s to the “Three messages to the 63rd Venice International Film Festival” in…

AL-MARIA, Sophia

“For me this book is a bag... Like any single-use carrier bag – I disapprove. It shouldn’t exist, it contributes to pollution, it should be banned... And yet, in spite of the fact I know this book may be a waste product...…


Lyn Hejinian’s unpublished prose poem which (in her better-known essay The Rejection of Closure) the author reads closely as model for various, open, equitable relations between language and things (such…

UCHINO, Natsuko
cups & bowls

Natsuko Uchino strikes again ♥
Those beautiful pieces are each one of a kind, made with love in Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, Occitanie. Come over to the shop in Paris, or ask us about shipping (just mark the image number)…

DEAN, Aria; ESPENSCHIED, Dragan; CONNOR, Michael (eds.)
The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology

An history of net art through a selection of 100 works/artists from the early '80s up to the present days, accompanying the eponymous ongoing online exhibition curated…

TESCHNER, Frédéric; DIMOS, Alexandre (ed.); MUNIER-TESCHNER, Geneviève (ed.)
Frédéric Teschner

Bilingual French/English monograph dedicated to the work of French graphic designer Frédéric Teschner.

Ouvrage monographique retraçant le travail du graphiste français Frédéric Teschner (1972-2016) à travers une…

FRASER, Andrea
Collected Interviews 1990—2018

This substantial archive offers an ideal point of entry into the work and reception of Los Angeles–based performance artist and writer Andrea Fraser (born 1965). The interview format provides particular insight into Fraser's…

CHAN, Paul
Odysseus and The Bathers

“The situation Odysseus finds himself in bears a striking resemblance to contemporary art’s situation in contemporary society. The echo resounds with the same undertones: the seduction of material luxuries, notions of…

Quotidienne D2rivation sous les N2ons

Petit recueil édité à l'occasion d'une soirée de lectures proposée par Théo Robine-Langlois à la radio *DUUU, à Paris, le vendredi 14 Juin 2019. Avec des textes de Maxime Actis, Mélanie Blaison, Claire Finch, Tatiana Karl…

Two Kids, One Grown-up

A beautifully crafted, new artist’s book from John Baldessari, a non-linear narrative based on the blown-up emojis from the artist's 2017 series. Playing with the limits of language and imagery, it’s both conceptual art…

HALITI, Bardhi
May 25 is now October 1

A very beautiful book in silver and black, May 25 is now October 1 is an extensive research across Kosovar newspapers published between 1974 and 2018. The book documents sports activities that took place in seven…

Richard Roe

Richard Roe is the fictional memoir of a legal person. The name is one of the oldest used in English law when the real name of someone is withheld, or when a corpse can’t be identified, Richard Roe is a known…

DUSAPIN, Alice; PIALOUX, Alice; PINTEAUX, Baptiste; LABORDE, Martin (eds.)
Octopus notes #9

The 9th issue of octopus notes is conceived as the sum of several affinities around Pati Hill, Greer Lankton, Lil Picard, and Bern Porter. In different ways (baroque performances, collages, a lot of collages,…

Texte Zur Kunst 29/114 (June 2019) The Sea

The sea has inspired artists, writers, and thinkers for centuries; but what has changed in our view of the sea since the canonical seafaring novels and paintings of the 19th century? The June issue of Texte zur Kunst is…

PORTER, Richard (ed.)
A queer anthology of sickness

“‘The hardest thing is not illness but the institutionalisation of cures.” —Derek Jarman

The latest anthology from Pilot Press—following a trilogy dealing with loneliness,…


“i cant lay down
the spoken word
show seats are
remember much
long it takes
to be or not be
going back and
uncapitalizing insipid

Rob's Word Shop

"On Wednesday, May 5th, 2010, I opened Rob's Word Shop, a storefront shop where individual letters and words were sold. My shop location was 308 Bowery (the south window at the Bowery Poetry Club), and my hours of operation…

Stage Fright: Selected Plays from San Francisco Poets Theater

"Kevin Killian’s plays remind me of Preston Sturges’s movies, with their fast repartee, hilarious ripostes, and crazy situations. Killian lets readers listen in on imagined conversations with literary greats, film-makers,…

ARMIN, Janine; WIEDIJK, Laura (eds.)
SideReal Reader

Artist-run project SideReal looks into alchemical ideas of passage, manipulation, magic, and occult politics through events and research related to music, art, and theory. Considering alchemy as a counterpublic…

WALDROP, Keith; WALDROP, Rosmarie; LERNER, Ben (ed.)
Keeping / the window open: Interviews, statements, alarms, excursions

A rich array of materials coalesce here into a vibrant portrait, in text and image, of two extraordinary artists and collaborators. For nearly sixty years, the Waldrops have influenced multiple generations of writers through…

How to spell the fight

“How will the future study group for liberation from autonomic computational governance look like?” That’s how Natascha Sadr Haghighian’s How to spell a fight starts. Telling the story of James R. Murphy, a math…

Last Days at Hot Slit. The Radical Feminism of Andrea Dworkin

This collection brings together selections from Andrea Dworkin’s work, both fiction and nonfiction, with the aim of putting the contentious positions she’s best known for in dialogue with her literary oeuvre: a radical…

YUICHI, Yokoyama

Ballistic buzzing guided camera drones, terrorizing fur and feathers. Drip drop drop top inside your futuristic RV Zen boombox, and then you float away. There’s nothing like a trip into the great unknown with avant-garde…

BROWN, Rita Mae
Rubyfruit Jungle

'What?' her hair flew around her head as she turned to eye me.
'Oh, you really think I'a a dolt. Aha, the truth comes out..'
'Not at all. Where can we dance together?'
'In a lesbian bar, where else?'

Carrington's Letters

"His apparence was too wonderful! Lying on two chairs, surrounded by silk shawls and cushions, writing poetry on a large sheet of paper. His collar turned up straight against his cheeks, like Byron, with a black tie wound…

WILLATS, Stephen
Attracting the Attractor

‘The Attraction Of The Attractor’ is a key concept in our understanding and perception of relationships between people in Western social reality. For it centres on how we possess another person psychologically, how we…

DAVEY, Moyra
Moyra Davey

From early portraits of her five sisters, to photos taken above bookshelves and under beds, and later series on the New York City subway, Moyra Davey has spent four decades developing a practice that comprises photography,…

HARTFORD, Paul Anthony
Other Voices, Other Rooms

Paul Anthony Harford lived and made drawings in Southend-on-Sea and Weymouth, before passing away at the age of 73 in Leigh-on-Sea in 2016. Harford produced hundreds of meticulous large-scale drawings throughout his lifetime.…

Unusual Sounds. The Hidden History of Library Music

In the heyday of B-movies, low-budget television and scrappy genre filmmaking, producers looking for a soundtrack reached for library music: LPs of stock recordings for any mood. Initially regarded as an inexpensive alternative…

MEKAS, Jonas
A Dance with Fred Astaire

What an emotional book. The volume covers the 94 years Jonas Mekas has spent weaving himself inextricably into the fabric of postwar culture, featuring a dizzying cast of cultural icons both underground and mainstream.…

ODUNDO, Magdalene
The Journey of Things

The book features 44 of Odundo’s vessels alongside a large selection of museological and contemporary objects that reveal the wide range of global references that have informed her practice. The book object comprises a…

The Readymade Century

When Marcel Duchamp invented the readymade one hundred years ago, there was no way of knowing that these random objects taken from everyday life would have such a lasting influence on art. The book The Readymade Century

HOLLIS, Richard
Henry van de Velde: The Artist as Designer

Henry van de Velde (1863–1957) is a pivotal figure in the history of modern design. His range was prodigious: from furniture, jewellery and dress design to interiors and entire buildings. His radical ideas on design education…

Nightcleaners + ’36 to ’77

Nightcleaners (1975) by the Berwick Street Film Collective has long been recognised as a landmark of British experimental film and political cinema. Together with its companion film, ’36 to ’77 (1978)…

WERNER, Jasmin
Scalalogia and The Wheel of Life

Drawing on the tradition of the stairway as an element of prestige and distinction in architecture, Jasmin Werner’s modular systems of aluminium and threaded rods symbolise wobbly career ladders, individual life plans,…

Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty

Continuing the artist’s cultural analysis of the ’60s, this is a satiric entertainment which began with Graham’s 1981 video, Rock My Religion, dealing with the evolution of youth culture during the ’50s, ’60s,…

k-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher (2004-2016)

The long-awaited anthology of Mark Fisher’s seminal posts on the k-punk blog—including the previously unpublished, unfinished introduction to his planned book on “Acid Communism”—collected together with a comprehensive…


A product of the contemporary environment, which, more than ever, is bleakly electronic and at the mercy of rabid socio-economics, as symbolised in the sleeve’s illustration of a financial trader’s open palm, contrasting…

DÉNERVAUD, Guillaume; DOUARD, David

Beau comme la rencontre sur papier jaune d’une machine à coudre et d’un photocopieur à Saint Denis, ce zine rassemble de manière impromptue et automatique des dessins anciens et/ou nouveaux de Guillaume Dénervaud et David…

HOWE, Susan
La marque de naissance

“Ici champs non défrichés habitants non déchiffrés d’autres bois dans d’autres voix: énigme en charabia non écrite. 
La poésie désétablit nos défenses griffonées; impossible à appréhender mais précieuse malgré tout.

EBNER, Shannon; HOWE, Susan; MACKEY, Nathaniel

This fourteen-track vinyl LP in gatefold sleeve features poems of American poets Susan Howe (b. 1937) and Nathaniel Mackey (b. 1947) as produced by visual artist Shannon Ebner. Juxtaposing historic and recent material…

HÖLDERLIN, Friedrich
Selected Poems and Letters

When I was a boy
A god rescued me often
From shouts and whips of men,
It was then that I played
Safely and well with woodland flowers
And the winds…

RAY, Ruby
Kalifornia Kool. Photographs 1976-1982

THE family album of the American West Cost early punk, post-punk and industrial scene. Commented by the author and introduced by Search & Destroy and RE/Search founder, collaborator and close friend V. Vale ("How Punk…

CLARK, Adele; HARAWAY, Donna (eds.)
Making Kin Not Population

As the planet’s human numbers grow and environmental concerns proliferate, natural scientists, economists, and policy-makers are increasingly turning to new and old questions about families and kinship as matters of concern.…

That Was The Answer: Interviews with Ray Johnson

Are these poems that you have written?

By poems I mean writings, things that I write which are often poetic, nature-like, like, I killed an ant today. I'm doing a full documentation on carpenter ants which are…

ALS, Hilton; ELMS, Anthony (eds.)
Christopher Knowles. In a Word

The artistic career of Christopher Knowles (born 1959) began at the age of 13, when his writings and recordings came to the notice of avant-garde theater director Robert Wilson. Still a teenager, Knowles went on to write…

Jan Tschichold and the New Typography. Graphic Design Between the World Wars

Published in Berlin in 1928, Tschichold’s book Die Neue Typographie was one of the key texts of modern design, partly due to its grasp of Constructivist ideas and new print technology, but equally, because it…

Shared Eye

So happy to hold this beautiful book, documenting Sadie Benning's image works. New essays by Christine Mehring and John Corbett, an interview between the artist and Julie Ault, and installation views from the Renaissance…

New Dark Age

[BACK IN STOCK!] As the world around us increases in technological complexity, our understanding of it diminishes. Underlying this trend is a single idea: the belief that our existence is understandable through computation,…

Le capitalisme patriarcal

Comment faire tourner les usines sans les travailleurs vigoureux, nourris, blanchis, qui occupent la chaîne de montage ? Loin de se limiter au travail invisible des femmes au sein du foyer, Federici…

El sexo que habla.

“On March 24, 1976, I, who was crazy, homosexual, Marxist, drug addict and alcoholic, became crazy, homosexual, Marxist, drug addict and alcoholic.”
— Osvaldo Lamborghini, 1988.

An excessive and challenging…

Be a Place, Place an Image, Imagine a Poem

“I like: Byzantine mosaics, Moslem mosaics, Kachina dolls, Roman villa murals, Aegean art, Sumerian idols, Good liars, Sculptors—real, Printed circuits, Ingres.

I hate: Symbolism, Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism,…

Métromarxisme. Un conte marxiste de la ville

Métromarxisme est une déam­bu­la­tion métro­po­li­tai­ne sur les traces du capi­ta­lisme construite à partir de cha­pi­tres mono­gra­phi­ques et bio­gra­phi­ques évoquant les figu­res de Marx et Engels, David…

GROENENDIJK, Henk; KLEMENT, Elisabeth; KREUTZER, Matthias (eds.)
Test Press. 20 Years of Student Publications, 1999-2019

More than 400 publications (often unique in small print runs) from the archive of graphic designer, collector and teacher Henrik Groenendijk that have been produced by students of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam…

FICHTE, Hubert
The Black City

The Black City is a portrait of New York written by Hubert Fichte between 1978 and 1980. Fichte researched the city as the center of the African diaspora, conducting interviews and composing essays about syncretism…

ROMAGNY, Vincent (ed.)
Anthologie, aires de jeux au Japon

Cette anthologie esquisse un paysage de l'aire de jeux au Japon en le distinguant de celui qu'offrent l'Europe et les États-Unis, dont il procède et révèle des aspects impensés: la question de la survie à la catastrophe,…

Techniques de la Distraction
Les deux textes présentés ici accompagnent deux projets distincts. Le premier, Dreamland : la Société psychanalytique amateur de Coney Island et son cercle, 1926-1972, porte sur une communauté…
Un objectif & deux autres essais

Figure majeure de l’avant-garde poétique américaine au 20e siècle,
co-fondateur du mouvement « objectiviste » dont font aussi partie Charles Reznikoff ou George Oppen, Louis Zukofsky a publié un nombre important de…

Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press. Selected Writings by Dick Higgins

1) Once upon a time there was collage, a technique. Collage could be used in art, not just in visual art.

2) When collage began to project off the two-dimensional surface, it became the combine (Rauschenberg's…

Nobody Sleeps Better Than White People

“Listen G, You aren’t in love.
It’s just easier to see the depths of another with your hand in her pu$$y.”

Rin Johnson’s first collection of poems and photography handles race, identity, politics, family and…

FISHER, Jack Henrie (ed.)
Counter Signals #3: (All the Way) Down with Platforms!

Counter-Signals is a periodically produced journal addressing, in variable iterations, convergent aspects of design, media, and politics. The third issue of Counter-Signals — (All the Way) Down With Platforms — jumps off…

ACKER, Kathy
Algeria. A Series of Invocations because nothing else works

The Land in Algeria
is pink
Life in this
America stinks


In 1979, right before 
the Algerian revolution

Seven: ... :Sounds

01: Kentucky trucker in the Rocky Mountains
04: Man in dark sunglasses by the Silver Arc
12: Canada bound trucker on Interstate 90
21: Twenty-three year old sword swallower fire eater waiting for a hotshot

BOVIER, Lionel; CHERIX, Christophe (eds.)
Ecart. Genève, 1969-1982 (édition française)

En 1969, John Armleder cofonde à Genève l’Ecart Performance Group avec Patrick Lucchini et Claude Rychner. Cette aventure artistique collective, placée dans la continuité du mouvement Fluxus, se développe ensuite pour…

Applied Ballardianism. Memoir from a Parallel Universe

Fleeing the excesses of 90s cyberculture, a young researcher sets out to systematically analyse the obsessive themes of a writer who prophesied our disorienting future: cult author J.G. Ballard, voluptary of the car crash,…

Selected Writings 1998–2015

An excellent collection of texts by the French-American photographer and filmmaker Babette Mangolte, whose work is inseparable from the invention of new forms of performance and choreography in New York in the 1970s. Experimenting…

Saved Images

“We believe strongly that in artistic collaboration lies something other than compromise, something that is very valuable. As a group we create site-specific installations. These installations can be seen as textures woven…

WARK, McKenzie
Théorie du gamer

Une analyse – par l’auteur du Hacker Manifesto et de General Intellects – des logiques inhérentes aux jeux vidéo, et notamment la manière dont ils structurent le…

Musique 109. Notes sur la musique expérimentale

Musique 109 est la transcription des cours donnés pendant plus de quarante ans à la Wesleyan University par Alvin Lucier. Explorant dans son œuvre les caractéristiques naturelles du son et des espaces dans lesquels…


“Welcome to the lands of sweets, Solito!”

Julien Ceccaldi’s latest comic in date, published in Fall 2018 in conjunction with his exhibition “Solito” at Kölnischer Kunstverein.

New Design, Neo-Plasticism, Nieuwe Beelding. Bauhausbücher 5

A new facsimile of the fifth book from Piet Mondrian of the series of the Bauhausbücher, originally published in German in 1925.

Slow Cancellation

Produced by Paul Bonnet & Nathan Roche, mastered by Benoit de Villeneuve, artwork by Hendrik Hegray.

Martin Kippenberger's ''Magical Misery Tour''

A book of Martin Kippenberger's ''Magical Misery Tour'' touring Brazil and Salvador in 1985 and 1986. The documenting photos from Ursula Böckler show him, sometimes also her while doing touristy stuff - posing while eating…

BLOCK, Ursula; GLASMEIER, Michael (eds.)
Broken Music

A new facsimile edition of the encyclopedic catalogue for the  exhibition held in the daadgalerie in Berlin from 1988 to 1989. The exhibition, curated by Ursula Bock and Michael Glasmeier put together a wide spectrum of…

HOLDER, Will (ed.)
F.R. David (T) Spring 2019. “Black Sun”

The issue departs from Wojnarowicz’s grief at the loss of loved ones during the 1980s AIDS crisis, and anger at the US government for their willful neglect of this loss. The issue assembles a chorus of various gendered…

Mail Art 1964-1984

This book—the fruit of a lengthy research project, which has allowed us to gather and organize coherent sets of material that reflect the timeline of René…

FISHER, Mark (ed.)
The Resistible Demise of Michael Jackson

The Resistible Demise of Michael Jackson was put togehter because of a conviction that Jackson's passing should be marked by something other than facile ''tributes'' or muck-raking biographies. The contributors…

MEKAS, Jonas (ed.)
Film Culture 80. The Legend of Barbara Rubin

Barbara Rubin (1945-1980) entered the New York underground in the 1960s while still a teenager, and quickly made herself a name with her pioneering 1963 double-projection film Christmas on Earth, featuring painted…

BERARDI, Franco "Bifo"

Since the hopeful days of the Occupy movement, many things have changed in the respiration of the world, and we have entered a cycle of spasm, despair, and chaos. Breathing is a book about the increasingly chaotic…

HANNAH, Deliah (ed.)
A year without a winter

Today, weather extremes brought about by anthropogenic climate change pose relentless cognitive and imaginative challenges. Beyond news media, what are the cultural registers of this phenomenon? How can artistic and literary…


BASE BASE brings together the works #LOVEOFGOD; 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 and Blackbirds. Arranged non-chronologically, the three pieces span a seven year period with Blackbirds written specifically…

Texte Zur Kunst 29/113 (Mar. 2019) Discrimination

For issue 113 TZK investigates the structures within the arts and cultural spheres where racism and discrimination are practiced, performed, and reproduced. This special issue concentrates specifically on the context of…

COX, Christoph
Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Through the philosophical analysis of works by John Cage, Maryanne Amacher, Max Neuhaus, Christian Marclay, and many others, Sonic Flux contributes to the development of a materialist metaphysics and poses a challenge…

Andy Warhol, Publisher

Andy Warhol famously said, "I want to be a machine." If I were to guess what kind of machine he meant, I would say a printing press. Warhol was always publishing something. In the 1950s, he self-published several illustrated…

Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop

Yes this is Björk browsing JAZZ records! OMG this books tells the in-depth history of the independent record shop in the UK, based on more than 100 interviews conducted with iconic record shop owners, musicians and record…

FIELD-DONOVAN, Freya; MCLUSKEY, Emmie (eds.)
A Strange American Funeral

This publication accompanies Emmie McLuskey's new project "these were the things that made the step familiar" at Collective Edinburgh, an exhibition exploring interactions in and between bodies, considering the systems…

Paula Scher: Works (concise edition)

This monograph covers Paula’s early days in the music industry as an art director with CBS and Atlantic records; the launch of her first studio, Koppel & Scher; and her 25-year engagement with Pentagram. It also provides…

WEIL, Simone
Force et Malheur

At last – du Simone Weil à After 8 Books! Engagée très jeune en politique, dans l’opposition syndicaliste-révolutionnaire, marquée par son expérience de la condition ouvrière dans les années 1930, Simone Weil (1909-1943)…

Manuel de Survie

Écrit en 1974, près d’un an avant la disparition tragique de son auteur, Manuel de survie est l’œuvre dans laquelle l’aventure humaine et théorique de Giorgio Cesarano trouve son expression la plus aboutie. Dès…

SMITH, Sable Elyse

Sable Elyse Smith’s C.R.E.A.M. locates the intersection of a specific fantasy of racial exclusion and containment in the mutual investments of real estate development and the prison system. Hollywoodland—the segregated…