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An Atlas of Agendas
Text by Brian Holmes, Freek Lomme.

An Atlas of Agendas is a political, social and economic atlas, informing the public about sociopolitical power structures and activating opportunities for the self and the commons.
The French research and design group Bureau d´Études has >>more

Onomatopee
ISBN 9789491677977
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 270 pgs / 54 color / 54 duotone / 64 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 Awaiting stock


Ken Light: What’s Going On?
Edited by Melanie Light. Text by Ken Light.

This book of Berkeley-based photographer Ken Light’s (born 1951) earliest photos from 1969 to 1974 documents the social, cultural and political landscapes of America as they roiled with upheaval, and marks his transformation from a >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293960
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Clth, 12.25 x 11.25 in. / 192 pgs / 139 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Awaiting stock


The People's Guide to A.I.
By Diana Nucera and Mimi Onuoha. Foreword by Stephanie Dinkins.

Systems that use artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming present in more and more parts of our lives, subtly guiding daily life from listening to music to getting stopped by the police. But what does this >>more

Pioneer Works Press
ISBN 9781945711084
US $12.00 CAN $16.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / 5 duotone / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Awaiting stock


                                                                  

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

All the People
Text by Emily Besa. Photographs by Bernd Ott. All the People explores the experience of the gender spectrum on a personal level, with photographs of individuals living in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Los Angeles and New York who express and define their gender on >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735601766
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 248 pgs / 115 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 In stock


Diaspora of the Middle East and North Africa
Edited by Ahmed and Rashid Bin Shabib.

Iranians in Los Angeles, Kurds in Nashville, Yemenis in Singapore: this collection of essays, interviews, architectural profiles, urban memories, Q+As, photo essays and travel stories highlights the diverse young and old diaspora communities of the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785447
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock


Fazal Sheikh & Teju Cole: Human Archipelago
Text by Teju Cole.

For the past 25 years, Fazal Sheikh has highlighted the plight of displaced people and refugees around the world. He has photographed people driven from their homes by war as well as those upended by >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958295681
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Clth, 6 x 8.75 in. / 256 pgs / 19 color / 72 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 Out of stock


Global Citizenship
Edited by Roland Bernecker, Ronald Grätz. Text by Irina Bokova, Selmin Çaliskan, Gregory Crane, Lars Eckstein, Dirk Wiemann, Reinhold Ewald.

The idea for this book came from the Education First initiative, with which UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared Education for Global Citizenship one of the three top education goals worldwide. But what should this sort >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294875
US $20.00 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 168 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Jill Freedman: Resurrection City, 1968
Edited by Steven Kasher. Text by Jill Freedman, John Edwin Mason, Aaron Bryant.

The climax of Martin Luther King's Poor People's Campaign

Published in 1970, Jill Freedman’s Old News: Resurrection City documented the culmination of the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968, organized by Martin Luther King, Jr. and the >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862085830
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 176 pgs / 141 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock


Lampedusa
Edited by Estelle Blaschke, Lisa Bergmann, Paula Bulling, Elisa Calore, Haitham El-Seht, Mohamed El-Seht, Emilie Josso, Leon Kahane, Anne König, et al.

Lampedusa: Image Stories from the Edge of Europe is a photo-graphic novel developed by the Migrant Image Research Group examining how images of migration across the Mediterranean are made and circulated in the popular media >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959051750
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 324 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Liu Heung Shing: A Life in a Sea of Red
Text by Pi Li, Christopher Phillips, Geoff Raby, Liu Heung Shing.

This book contains the two most important bodies of work by Pulitzer Prize–winning photojournalist Liu Heung Shing (born 1951): photos that document pivotal decades of Communism in China and Russia, made between 1976 and 2017. >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958295452
US $95.00 CAN $130.00 TRADE
Clth, 12 x 13 in. / 288 pgs / 107 color / 88 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Out of stock


Louisiana Medley: Photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick
Edited by Kathryn E. Delmez. Text by Susan H. Edwards, Makeda Djata Best, Deborah Willis.

Louisiana Medley celebrates the 30-year collaboration of photographers Keith Calhoun (born 1955) and Chandra McCormick (born 1957). Partners in life and work, the two have worked together to document African American life in and around >>more

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts
ISBN 9780998681771
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 10.5 in. / 136 pgs / 94 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


Not Dead But Sleeping
By Anna Della Subin.

Prompted by the 2011 Egyptian uprising, this book-length essay on the cultural politics of sleep takes Tawfiq al-Hakim’s 1933 play The People of the Cave as its starting point in an exploration of the speculative, >>more

Triple Canopy
ISBN 9780984734696
US $12.00 CAN $17.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 192 pgs / 10 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 Out of stock


Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance
Edited by Basil Rogger, Jonas Vögeli, Ruedi Widmer. Text by Michelle Akanji, Friedrich von Borries, Delphine Chapuis, Teju Cole, Hans-Christian Dani, Steven Duncombe, Anna Feigenbaum, Philipp Felsch, Marleen Fitterer, Meret Fischli, Corinne Gisel, Johannes Hedinger, Knut Henkel, Henriette Herm, Larissa Holaschke, Ines Kleesattel, Wolfgang Kraushaar, Wong Chi Lui, Elisio Macamo, Eva Mackensen, Franziska Meierhofer, Tine Melzer, Rabih Mroué, Maybell Eequay Reiter, et al.

Resistance: aesthetic tactics from the suffragettes to 1968 to our tumultuous present

"Make Love Not War," "Soyez réalistes, demandez l'impossible," "Keine Macht für Niemanden," "We are the 99%": the history of the last 50 years has >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785607
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.5 in. / 448 pgs / 126 color / 73 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/12/2018 In stock


Rebecca Sampson: Apples for Sale
Text by Rebecca Sampson.

Apples for Sale, a photographic series by Berlin-based German-American photographer Rebecca Sampson, documents how Indonesian maids working in Hong Kong spend their single day off each week. These color photographs reveal how these migrants have >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735605344
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Sea Shepherd

Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is a non-profit marine wildlife conservation organization. Its mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans, using direct-action tactics. SSCS >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236292
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 9.5 in. / 200 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock


Superflex: We Are All in the Same Boat
Text by Gean Moreno, George Yudice, Jacob Fabricius, Mark von Schlegell, Rina Carvajal, Stephanie Wakefield.

The critically acclaimed Danish artist group Superflex, founded in 1993 by Jakob Fenger (born 1968), Bjørnstjerne Christiansen (born 1969) and Rasmus Nielsen (born 1969), create humorous and playfully subversive installations and films that deal with >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745109
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Susan Meiselas: Mediations
Foreword by Carles Guerra, Marta Gili. Text by Ariella Azoulay, Eduardo Cadava, Carles Guerra, Marianne Hirsch, Kristen Lubben, Isin Onol, Pia Viewing.

“For me, the essence of documentary photography has always been to do with evidence.” —Susan Meiselas

A member of Magnum Photos since 1976, Susan Meiselas became known for her work in the conflict zones of Central >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862085694
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 184 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock


The Art of Civil Action
Edited with text by Philipp Dietachmair, Pascal Gielen. Contributions by Andrew Barnett, Llorenç Bonet, llya Budraitskis, Giuliana Ciancio, Milena Dragi?evi? Šeši?, Max Haiven, Stefan Kaegi, Ivan Krastev, Thijs Lijster, Tomislav Medak, Borka Pavi?evi?, Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Igor Stokfiszewski, Hakan Topal.

How do the arts contribute to the formation of democratic processes? How does culture constitute public space and a civil domain? The Art of Civil Action argues that cultural initiatives play an underappreciated but crucial >>more

Valiz
ISBN 9789492095398
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 352 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


The Economy is Spinning

This theory book brings together contributions from visual artists, writers and theorists to rethink the way that the language of economics and finance influences our thought and modes of expression. Through artistic contributions, image essays >>more

Onomatopee
ISBN 9789491677618
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 160 pgs
Pub Date: 09/01/2017 In stock


The Face Of Human Rights
Edited by Walter Kälin, Lars Müller, Judith Wyttenbach. Essays by Alexander Kluge, Susan Sontag, Magrit Sprecher, Slavenka Drakulic, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Sima Samar, Carlos Fuentes, Wole Soyinka.

There is a remarkable paucity of pictorial material to draw on when discussing human rights and the way they are respected or infringed, yet we are deluged everyday in every medium with images that openly >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780176
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE

Pub Date: 09/02/2004 Out of stock


The Sausage of the Future
Edited with text by Carolien Niebling.

The future is sausage-shaped!

The sausage is one of mankind’s first-ever designed food items. A paragon of efficient butchery, it was designed to make the most of animal protein in times of scarcity, and dates back >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785485
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 156 pgs / 174 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


Time Suspended
Essays by Herman Asselberghs, Els Opsomer and Pieter Van Bogaert. The first thing a traveller has to learn in Palestine is to wait: the Palestinians have been doing it for more than 50 years. In the refugee camps in the Gaza Strip and on the >>more

Exhibitions International
ISBN 9789080883918
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 216 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/15/2005 In stock


Walls Turned Sideways
Edited with text by Risa Puleo. Foreword by Bill Arning, Gean Moreno, Natalia Zuluaga. Text by Elizabeth Alexander, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Evan Bissell, Andy Campbell, Melanie Crean, Stephen F. Eisenman, Nicole R. Fleetwood, Michel Foucault, et al.

Walls Turned Sideways accompanies the largest museum presentation to investigate the criminal justice system in the US. What is the social role and responsibility of the artist in times of political urgency? What functions can >>more

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
ISBN 9780984056651
US $34.95 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 464 pgs / 138 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Out of stock


Who Owns The Water?
Edited by Lars Müller with the Swiss Federal Institute of Environmental Science and Technology.

Industrialization and population growth have brought about a global water crisis. Nature can no longer compensate the exploitation of our freshwater and our oceans. One billion people have no reliable access to clean drinking water; >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037780183
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE

Pub Date: 11/02/2004 Out of stock



 

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

PSYOP: Post- 9/11 Leaflets
Edited by Christoph Büchel and Giovanni Carmine. In the spirit of Taliban, this artist's book on military "psychological operations" collects over 120 propaganda leaflets that have been dropped by the U.S. Army on Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as other similar material. >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905701128
US $22.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 144 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2006 Not available




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