Spring 2020 Middle Eastern Titles

Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991–2011
Edited with preface by Peter Eleey, Ruba Katrib. Foreword by Kate Fowle. Text by Zainab Bahrani, Jean Baudrillard, Serge Daney, Nuha al-Radi, Riverbend, Rijin Sahakian, Nada Shabout, McKenzie Wark.

How artists have examined the legacies of American-led military engagement in Iraq

The 1991 Gulf War marked the start of a lengthy period of American-led military involvement in Iraq that led to more than a decade >>more

ISBN 9780996893084
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Flexi, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 275 pgs / 100 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/05/2019 In stock

Water, Islam and Art
Edited with text by Alessandro Vanoli. Text by Giovanni Curatola, Marco Galateri di Genola.

Miniatures and artifacts illustrate the abiding mythic resonances of water in the Islamic imagination

There exists an age-old and intimate bond between water and the Islamic world. Water was tamed with the qanat and became a >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643479
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Anjar 1939–2019
Edited with text by Vartivar Jaklian. Text by Hossep Baboyan, Susan Pattie.

Rebuilding an Armenian city in Lebanon: an astounding architectural history, told through archival and contemporary photographs

The city of Anjar lies about 37 miles east of Beirut, in Lebanon. Its history borders on the miraculous. It >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746656
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 02/18/2020 Awaiting stock

Landscaping Egypt
Edited by Cornelia Redeker, Monique Jüttner.

A case study on Egypt’s new paradigms of landscape design in an era of climate change and rapid urban growth

Characterized by its dependence on the Nile and its constant agricultural transformations, Egypt is both one >>more

ISBN 9783868595529
US $38.00 CAN $53.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 90 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Lily Samii: Fifty Years of Fashion
Text by Teresa Rodriguez.

The life and times of fashion designer Lily Samii, from early life in Iran to her Bay Area boutique LYZ

This book invites readers to step inside the mesmerizing world of San Francisco–based Iranian fashion designer >>more

ISBN 9781646570034
US $85.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 376 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 09/22/2020 Awaiting stock

Basim Magdy: To Hypnotize Them with Forgetfulness
Edited with interview by Kendra Paitz. Text by Bruce Jenkins.

Apocalyptic absurdism: films, photographs, text and installation works by Egyptian artist Basim Magdy

This book—published in conjunction with Egyptian artist Basim Magdy’s (born 1977) solo exhibition at Illinois State University—documents six films, a photographic installation and >>more

University Galleries of Illinois State University
ISBN 9780945558439
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 96 pgs / 96 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/24/2020 Awaiting stock

Youssef Nabil: Once Upon a Dream
Edited by Matthieu Humery. Text by André Aciman.

Youssef Nabil’s handpainted photographs mix a nostalgic aesthetic with 21st-century ideology

Divided into thematic sections, this volume surveys the career of Egyptian film and video artist Youssef Nabil (born 1972). Nabil’s handpainted photographic portraits—made using traditional >>more

ISBN 9788829704217
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 Awaiting stock


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