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Spring 2017 Featured Literature, Criticism & Writings

Our top reads for 2017!

The Responsible Object Edited by Marjanne van Helvert. Text by Andrea Bandoni, Ece Canli, Alison J. Clarke, Éva Forgács, Marjanne van Helvert, Susan R. Henderson, Ed van Hinte, Elizabeth C. Miller, Luiza Prado de O. Martins, Pedro J. S. Vieira de Oliveira. Within the design discipline, calls for sustainability and social responsibility have become some of the most common rallying cries of the past decade, generating countless new products, materials and technologies—all designed to change the course >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789492095190
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Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Like Art: Glenn O’Brien on Advertising By Glenn O'Brien. Preface by Jeffrey Deitch. "Everybody wants a little luxury in life, whether it’s state-of-the-art high-tops or something large and 24 carat. It’s only human … Luxury is a sign of hope and belief in one’s self,” wrote Glenn O’Brien—the >>more
Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607489
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 256 pgs / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Pictures of You By Rory MacLean. The 20th century in 10 extraordinary moments: a photographic journey by bestselling historian Rory Maclean
In the 20th century, amateur photography took history—and collective memory—out of the hands of historians and gave it to individuals. In >>more
Bone Idle
ISBN 9780995185517
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Chardin and Rembrandt By Marcel Proust. Translated by Jennie Feldman. Afterword by Alain Madeleine-Perdrillat.

“Only a petty mind, an artist who at most speaks and dresses as such, looks solely for people in whom he recognizes the harmonious proportions of allegorical figures. For the true artist, as for the >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701508
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 60 pgs / 8 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | In stock

Pissing Figures By Jean-Claude Lebensztejn. Translated by Jeff Nagy. Jean-Claude Lebensztejn’s history of the urinating figure in art, Pissing Figures 1280–2014, is at once a scholarly inquiry into an important visual motif, and a ribald statement on transgression and limits in works of art >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701546
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 168 pgs / 130 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Degas and His Model By Alice Michel. Translated by Jeff Nagy. There are many myths about Edgar Degas—from Degas the misanthrope to Degas the deviant to Degas the obsessive. But there is no single text that better stokes the fire than Degas and His Model, a >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701553
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Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 64 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
ArtCenter Talks Edited with introduction by Stan Douglas. Foreword by Diana Thater, Jason E. Smith. Contributions by Beth B, Rosetta Brooks, Luís Castro Leiva, Meg Cranston, Charles Gaines, Jack Goldstein, et al. This collection of never-before-published talks at one of the leading art schools in the United States documents an exciting decade in the development of contemporary art and arts education, featuring interviews with renowned artists, curators >>more
ArtCenter Graduate Press / David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701522
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Pbk, 6 x 9.5 in. / 368 pgs / 262 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Midnight: The Tempest Essays By Molly Nesbit. Midnight: The Tempest Essays, the second book in Molly Nesbit’s Pre-Occupations series, returns the question of pragmatism to the everyday critical practice of the art historian working in the late 20th century. These essays take their cues from the >>more
Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753149
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 65 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Now-Tomorrow-Flux: An Anthology on the Museum of Contemporary Art Edited with text by Beatrice von Bismarck, Heike Munder, Peter J. Schneemann. Text by Claire Bishop, Martha Buskirk, Beatriz Colomina, Bettina Funcke, Adrian Heathfield, Christian Kravagna, Oliver Marchart, Sophia Prinz, Beat Wyss, Artur Zmijewski, et al. The category of the museum, as it has been understood by museums of contemporary art over the last 30 years, is in need of a reassessment. This volume reflects on the museum of contemporary art >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037643679
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Stan Brakhage: Metaphors on Vision Edited by P. Adams Sitney. “Imagine an eye unruled by man-made laws of perspective … an eye which does not respond to the name of everything but which must know each object encountered in life through an adventure of perception. >>more
Anthology Film Archives/Light Industry
ISBN 9780997910209
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 125 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
My Vibe By Jeremy Sigler. Edited by Dan Nadel. My Vibe is New York–based poet and writer Jeremy Sigler’s collection of diaristic tales by an only partly sympathetic struggling poet who flirts with—and often fails at—creating romance and playful distractions in his otherwise boring >>more
Spoonbill Books
ISBN 9780692769485
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.25 in. / 140 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Sister By Jim Lewis. First published in 1993, Sister is a story of love and violence bearing justice. In author and critic Jim Lewis’ first novel, an orphaned, 17-year-old Wilson leaves his Nebraska home and heads south to Mississippi. >>more
Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607441
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 208 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
My Papa and the Maid of Orléans and Other Grotesques By Mynona. Translated with an introduction by W.C. Bamberger. Mynona’s other 1921 collection of grotesques is no less provocative and just as indefinable in nature—even close to a century after its original publication. These twelve off-kilter parabolic tales include items such as “The Chamber >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663276
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
The Unruly Bridal Bed and Other Grotesques By Mynona. Translated with an introduction by W.C. Bamberger. Originally published in 1921, The Unruly Bridal Bed brings together ten indefinable tales that include “Tobias and the Prune,” “Plant Paternity,” “The Dissolute Nose,” “Fried Sphinx Meat” and “The Great Gold-Plated Flea.” Under his literary >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663269
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
The King in the Golden Mask By Marcel Schwob. Translated with introduction by Kit Schluter. First published in French in 1892 and never before translated fully into English, The King in the Golden Mask gathers 21 of Marcel Schwob’s cruelest and most erudite tales. Melding the fantastic with historical fiction, >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663238
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 176 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
The Table By Francis Ponge. Translated with introduction by Colombina Zamponi. Written from 1967 to 1973 over a series of early mornings in seclusion in his country home, The Table offers a final chapter in Francis Ponge’s interrogation of the unassuming objects in his life: in >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663245
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 104 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Journey to the Land of the Real By Victor Segalen. Translated with introduction by Natasha Lehrer. Victor Segalen (1878–1919) was a French doctor, archaeologist, explorer and author who traveled extensively in Polynesia and China. Journey to the Land of the Real (Equipée in French) is the summation of the author’s life >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9780993148712
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Hbk, 6.75 x 7.5 in. / 136 pgs / 2 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/24/2017 | In stock
Kzradock the Onion Man and the Spring-Fresh Methuselah By Louis Levy. Translated with afterword by W.C. Bamberger. Originally published in Danish in 1910, Kzradock the Onion Man and the Spring-Fresh Methuselah is a fevered pulp novel that reads like nothing else of its time: an anomaly within the tradition of the Danish >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663283
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 152 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Georg By Siegfried Kracauer. Translation and text by Carl Skoggard. Best remembered today for his brilliant study of early German cinema, From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological Study of the German Film, and for his involvement with the Frankfurt School (he mentored Theodor Adorno), Siegfried >>more
Publication Studio Hudson
ISBN 9781624621406
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8 in. / 384 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
Modern Love By Constance DeJong. “People used to tell me, if you keep on writing maybe you’ll make a name for yourself,” New York–based artist and writer Constance DeJong (born 1950) wrote in Modern Love. “They were right: My name’s >>more
Primary Information / Ugly Duckling Presse
ISBN 9780991558520
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.25 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
The Matrix: Poems 1960–1970 By N.H. Pritchard. N.H. Pritchard (born 1939) was one of the few black practitioners of the concrete poetry movement, and his book The Matrix is one of just a few books of concrete poetry to have been published >>more
Primary Information / Ugly Duckling Presse
ISBN 9780991558537
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Pbk, 7 x 11 in. / 250 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Sleep, Death's Brother By Jesse Ball. Sleep, Death’s Brother is an instruction manual on dreaming for children or incarcerated persons, teaching such individuals to lucid dream and thus use their dreams to somewhat escape their situations. While it is often the case >>more
Pioneer Works Press
ISBN 9781945711022
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.25 in. / 88 pgs / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
So Many Olympic Exertions By Anelise Chen. Blending elements of memoir and sports writing, Anelise Chen’s debut novel is an experimental work that perhaps most resembles what the ancient Greeks called hyponemata, or “notes to the self,” in the form of observations, >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030351
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
The Flayed City By Hari Alluri.

Hari Alluri has been described by US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera as a writer who "carries a new, quiet brush of multi-currents, of multi-worlds to paint this holographic life-scape." In The Flayed City, he >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030474
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8 in. / 88 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming

The Secret Room By Kazim Ali. Kazim Ali’s wildly inventive novel The Secret Room asks: how does one create a life of meaning in the face of loneliness and alienation from one’s own family, culture or even sense of self?
In the >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030184
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 184 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Accomplice to Memory By Q.M. Zhang. In Accomplice to Memory, Q.M. Zhang pieces together the mystery of her father’s exodus from China to the US during the two decades of civil and world war leading up to the 1949 revolution. But >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030528
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 352 pgs / 7 color / 135 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Stolen Oranges By Max Yeh. In locations ranging from the archives of Imperial China to a rare book shop in Mexico City, a Chinese American historian discovers six anonymous documents in Spanish and Chinese, and constructs them into a years-long >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030504
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 184 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Hapa Japan: Identities & Representations Edited by Duncan Ryuken Williams. The film Kiku and Isamu (1959) was one of the first cinematic depictions of mixed-race children in postwar Japan, telling the story of two protagonists facing abandonment by two different Black GI fathers and ostracism >>more
Kaya Press / Ito Center Editions
ISBN 9781885030542
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 400 pgs / 5 color / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Hapa Japan: History Edited by Duncan Ryuken Williams. The history and experiences of mixed-race Japan have long remained almost invisible in a country that believes in its own myths of homogeneity, despite a history that extends backwards to the 8th-century emperor Kammu Tenno >>more
Kaya Press / Ito Center Editions
ISBN 9781885030535
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 500 pgs / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Artists on Hanne Darboven Text by Gregg Bordowitz, Sam Lewitt, Josephine Meckseper, Matt Mullican. Artists on Hanne Darboven is the first installment in a series culled from Dia Art Foundation’s Artists on Artists lectures, focused on German conceptual artist Hanne Darboven (1941–2009). Established in 2001, the lecture series highlights >>more
Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521823
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7 in. / 136 pgs / 76 color.
Pub Date: 01/24/2017 | In stock
Writings on Wade Guyton Edited by Tim Griffin. Text by Daniel Baumann, Johanna Burton, Bettina Funcke, John Kelsey, Vincent Pécoil, Scott Rothkopf, et al. This volume takes stock of critical perspectives on the work of New York–based Wade Guyton (born 1972), assembling both expansive, scholarly essays and more concise, journalistic assessments by an international array of authors—Daniel Baumann, Kirsty >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037644737
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Of Sponge, Stone and the Intertwinement with the Here and Now By Janneke Wesseling. Of Sponge, Stone and the Intertwinement with the Here and Now explores the notion of “experience” as a key concept in a methodology of artistic research. In this concise, compulsively readable volume, scholar and art >>more
Valiz/vis-à-vis series
ISBN 9789492095213
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8 in. / 48 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Imaginative Bodies Edited by Lisa Marie Bowler. Text by Guy Cools. Interviews with Sue Buckmaster, Jonathan Burrows, Rosemary Butcher, Dana Caspersen, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jonzi D, et al. It is through the sentient body that we experience, know and imagine—and so the body is perhaps the most important tool for making and experiencing art. Imaginative Bodies reaffirms the central position of the body >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095206
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 344 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
The Practice of Dramaturgy Edited by Konstantina Georgelou, Efrosini Protopapa, Danae Theodoridou. Text by Una Bauer, Simon Bayly, Andrea Boži´c, Nicola Conibere, Guy Cools, et al. There is a growing interest in the notion and practice of dramaturgy (the theory and practice of dramatic composition), which is often discussed either as the work of the dramaturg, or as the compositional or >>more
Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095183
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 308 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
The Perfect Spectator By Janneke Wesseling. What really happens between a spectator and a work of art at the moment of encounter? How does one experience “meaning” in a work of art? How does an interpretation of an art object come >>more
Valiz/vis-à-vis series
ISBN 9789080818507
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8 in. / 320 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Slow Reader Edited by Carolyn Strauss, Ana Paula Pais. Text by Yochai Benkler, Maria Blaisse, Chet Bowers, Olafur Eliasson, et al. Slow Reader collects theoretical reflections and practical perspectives from writers, designers, architects, artists and environmental activists that aspire toward a holistic vision of human activity. Contributors include Yochai Benkler, Maria Blaisse, Chet Bowers, Olafur Eliasson, >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789492095015
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Pbk, 6.25 x 9 in. / 256 pgs / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
The Force of Listening Edited by Lucia Farinati, Claudia Firth. Text by Ultra-red, Precarious Workers Brigade, Pat Caplan, Anna Sherbany, Ayreen Anastas, Rene Gabri, Nick Couldry, Adriana Cavarero. The Force of Listening explores the role of listening at the intersection of contemporary art and activism, and asks what transformations listening might facilitate in the world. Written as a constructed dialogue, The Force of >>more
Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9780997874402
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 216 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Anti-Shows Edited with text by Margarita Tupitsyn, Victor Tupitsyn. Introduction by David Morris. Text by Valerie Smith, et al. A collective of artists, a gallery and a movement, APTART was a series of self-organized “anti-shows” that took place in a private apartment and outdoor spaces in Moscow between 1982 and 1984. These covert and >>more
Afterall Books
ISBN 9783960980230
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Pbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 50 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
The Authorship, Authentication and Falsification of Artworks Edited by Lluís Peñuelas. Accurately determining the authorship and originality of artistic works is critical to the functioning of the art market, and is an important element for viewers trying to enjoy and understand a work of art. Authentication >>more
Ediciones Polígrafa
ISBN 9788434313620
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 18 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
The Parachute Paradox By Steve Sabella. The Parachute Paradox tells the life story of Berlin-based artist Steve Sabella (born 1975), who was born in Jerusalem’s Old City and raised under Israeli occupation. After living through both intifadas, being kidnapped in Gaza >>more
Kerber
ISBN 9783735603050
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Fahrelnissa Zeid: Painter of Inner Worlds By Adila Laïdi-Hanieh. Coinciding with a touring Tate exhibition of her work, this book is the first biography of influential abstract painter Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid (1901–91), a pioneer of Turkish art whose rich life spanned the first 90 >>more
Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970312
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 65 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming
The Eye of the Beholder: Julia Pastrana's Long Journey Home Text by Jan Bondeson, Grant Kester, Bess Lovejoy, et al. Born in Sinaloa, Mexico, Julia Pastrana (1834–1860) was a gifted singer, musician and dancer who could converse in English, Spanish and French. She also suffered from one of the most extreme cases of hypertrichosis lagunigosa >>more
Lucia|Marquand
ISBN 9780692762189
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 296 pgs / 50 color / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Ralph Eugene Meatyard: American Mystic By Alexander Nemerov. Meatyard as self-taught visionary: a portrait of the photographer by acclaimed art historian Alexander Nemerov
The legendary, mysterious photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925–72) lived in Lexington, Kentucky, working in a close-knit community of artists and writers >>more
Fraenkel Gallery
ISBN 9781881337447
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Hbk, 11 x 9.5 in. / 110 pgs / 30 color / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Beyond Representation By Hito Steyerl. Edited by Marius Babias. Contributions by Thomas Elsässer, Simon Sheik. German filmmaker, visual artist and writer Hito Steyerl (born 1966) is a leading voice on media and the global circulation of images. In this essay collection, she deals with images and sounds that create new >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865608932
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 7 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Quaestiones Perversas Text by Beatriz E. Balanta, Mary Walling Blackburn. The Anhoek School is a pedagogical experiment that investigates alternatives to traditional American methods for learning. This book undoes the benign voice of the standardized test, awakens the reader to the history of violence embedded >>more
Pioneer Works Press
ISBN 9781945711039
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Pbk, 4.75 x 7.25 in. / 128 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
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