Valiz Making Public Series

Valiz is a young company that was established to respond to developments in contemporary art, photography, architecture and design in a broad-based and imaginative way. The driving force behind this effort is the publication of books. Valiz produces critical, reflective, attractive books that attempt to explore the subject in a way that is fully in tune with it and to provide any possible links with other disciplines. Roughly speaking, the program consists of two components: Books that are conceived and elaborated in close collaboration with artists, architects, photographers, designers and art institutes; and Theory and texts on visual culture (art theory, architecture theory, reflection on everyday images, artists’ texts.
Edited by Jeroen Boomgaard, Rini Hurkmans, Judith Westerveld. Text by Jesse Ahlers, Nick Aikens, Sarah van Binsbergen, Jeroen Boomgaard, Pascal Gielen, Rini Hurkmans, Susan Neiman, Leonhard de Paepe, Judith Westerveld.

In a turbulent climate of hostility and dissent, fomenting compassion is an urgent imperative. Developed in close collaboration with artist Rini Hurkmans, initiator of the conceptual artwork “The Flag of Compassion,” Compassion is hybrid in >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095299
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Edited with text by Barbara Cueto, Bas Hendrikx. Text by Erika Balsom, Franco Bifo Berardi, Mat Dryhurst, Holly Herndon, Rob Horning, McKenzie Wark, et al.

Nonetheless, it presents ambiguities that offer a highly productive departure point for analysis of the cultural shifts in our post-digital society. Digital technology is embedded in our personal relationships, in labor conditions and in aesthetic >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095237
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Being Public
Edited with text by Jeroen Boomgaard, Rogier Brom. Text by Barbara Neves Alves, Anke Coumans, Florian Cramer, Eva Fotiadi, Maaike Lauwaert, Gabriel Lester, Steven ten Thije.

“Public” is a huge concept in current debates on culture, yet the notion itself remains largely unexamined and unexplored, particularly as it applies to culture and the arts. The meanings of both “art publics” and >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095282
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 200 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 In stock

Lost and Living (in) Archives
Edited by Annet Dekker. Text by Babak Afrassiabi, Dušan Barok, Tina Bastajian, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Özge Çelikaslan, Annet Dekker, Olia Lialina, Manu Luksch, Nicolas Malevé, Aymeric Mansoux, Michael Murtaugh, Josien Pieterse, et al.

But the stability and permanence of the traditional archive has been reconfigured by digital archives, which are “living,” flexible and virtual repositories. How has this change in archiving practice affected our relationship to the past, >>more

Valiz/Making Public Series
ISBN 9789492095268
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 288 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock


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