Roma Publications

290 Motion Karel Martens 304 21 x 29.7 Kunstverein München 2017

This publication is part of Motion, a major exhibition by Dutch artist, graphic designer, and educator Karel Martens at Kunstverein München, and is the seventh issue in the Companion series produced by the Kunstverein and Roma Publications. Co-edited by Martens and Julie Peeters, the bulk of the content for this book comes from the video Not for Resale - a sequence of photographs from Martens' studio wall in Hoog Keppel in 2000. The videos Lost & Found (2004), and Tol (2008) are also included in the book, as well as a transcription of a conversation between Martens and Kunstverein director Chris Fitzpatrick, followed by an afterword (both in English and German). Concept and design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 9789491843853
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289 Concrete Islands Douglas Fogle, Hanneke Skerath (curators) 80 14.8 x 21 Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles 2016

Small-sized catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition Concrete Islands, curated by Douglas Fogle and Hanneke Skerath at Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery in Los Angeles, from November 2016 till January 2017. The selection of works offers a poetic investigation into the intersection of words and objects. Inspired by Marcel Broodthaers 1964 sculpture Pense-Bęte in which the artist took the unsold copies of one of his books of poetry and encased them in plaster creating an object that literally solidified poetry into a concrete form, Concrete Islands posits the question: where does language end and the world begin? With works by Marcel Broodthaers, Joseph Beuys, Henri Chopin, Irma Blank, Alighiero Boetti, Mark Leckey, Jean-Luc Moulčne, Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt, Michael Dean, Michael E. Smith, Jimmie Durham, Bas Jan Ader, Mark Manders, Robert Filliou, Martin Boyce, and Dom Sylvester Houédard. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843846
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288 Choses tuées 2 gerlach en koop 120 20.5 x 29 Temporary Gallery, Cologne 2016

This book, the second volume in a series, is published on the occasion of the exhibition Choses tuées by gerlach en koop at Temporary Gallery, Cologne, February-March 2016. Photographs by Kristien Daem and Hartwig Schwarz. With text contributions by Regina Barunke, Valentina Desideri, Nickel van Duijvenboden, Maxine Kopsa, Candice Lin and Raimundas Malasauaskas. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 9789491843839
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287 These Strangers.... Painting and People Ann Hoste (curator) 56 22.5 x 28 S.M.A.K., Ghent 2016

This catalogue, published on the occasion of a group exhibition of nine artists taken place in the autumn and winter of 2016/17 at S.M.A.K. in Ghent, reflects upon contemporary figurative painting. Each painter has developed an idiosyncratic vision of how to represent people, and this books bold juxtaposition of their widely varied styles offers an intriguing cross-section of the genre and its possible futures. Works by the contributing artists  Nicole Eisenman, Victor Man, Alice Neel, Paulina Oowska, Henry Taylor, Nicolas Party, Elizabeth Peyton, Avery Singer, and Katharina Wulff  are accompanied by texts from several authors. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843822
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286 The Athens Recorder Johannes Schwartz 544 27 x 38 2016

What do people do when they are out in the street? Reading? Waiting? Can we recognize the inhabitant, the stranger, the traveller by his actions and deeds in an urban setting? This is the premise of Johannes Schwartz's exploration, which was set in Athens in the fall of 2015. The result are photos of streets, public squares, museums, ruins and shops, places of culture and consumption. Devided in 17 chapters, everything passes by in a set of chance driven encounters. Design: Experimental Jetset. ISBN 9789491843792
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285 Rome-Malibu Ari Marcopoulos 368 21 x 28 2016

Photographs taken by Ari Marcopoulos in Rome (February - March 2016), and Malibu (August 2016). With a text contribution by Kara Walker. Rome. (...) Here, no image or structure is complete without symbolic framing devices, which also require framing devices, and so on. Ad infinitum. Malibu. Rockstars and fallen rocks and the edge, here is where the European conquest of the New World meets its fountain of youth endgame. We have reached the end, and it is vast. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843785
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284 Parallel Encyclopedia #2 Batia Suter 592 21.6 x 28.6 2016

Batia Suter's work intuitively situates found images in new contexts to provoke surprising reactions and significative possibilities. This volume follows on from the first Parallel Encyclopedia, published in 2007. Underlying themes of Suter's practice are the "iconification" and "immunogenicity" of old images, and the circumstances by which they become charged with new associative values. "In my work, I collect groups of images based on various themes and characteristics, and I investigate how they can manipulate each other, depending on where and how they are placed. In the process of making this book, narrative lines unfolded before my eyes as I shifted images around." Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843761
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283 A Public Character Shannon Ebner 216 19.5 x 29 ICA, Miami 2016

This book was published after Shannon Ebner's exhibition A Public Character, held at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami. Ebner's work is an extended mediation of language that often takes the form of photography. Certain aspects, especially seen in the ongoing series 'Black Box Collision A', represent her efforts to reflect upon our experience of language at the intersection of landscape and architecture, looking to the social world as a realistic, concrete location of poetics found and made; observed and constructed. Also included are the works A Hudson Yard, A Self, and A Singular, as well as the title work A Public Character. Essays by Alex Gartenfeld, Bruce Hainley, Laura Hoptman, Eileen Myles and Ellen Salpeter. Design: Julia Born. ISBN 9789491843747
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282 The Preparator Kasper Andreasen, Louis Lüthi 76 15.5 x 20 2016

This fiction, a collaboration between Kasper Andreasen and Louis Lüthi, takes as its starting point the painter Alexander Cozens s publication A New Method of Assisting the Invention in Drawing Original Compositions of Landscape (1785). Set one morning in an empty gallery and told from the point of view of a young man who installs exhibitions for a living, The Preparator combines text and image in a series of compact, associative tableaus, each revolving around a landscape or rather, the memory of a landscape: a title page, an eighteenth-century ink drawing, the network of cracks in a ceiling, a walk along the Rhine, a satellite photograph, Thomas Bernhard holding forth in a private garden, and others. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 9789491843754
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281 Prints Karel Martens 48 17 x 24 2016

This artist publication contains a sequence of unique letterpress monoprints, made by Karel Martens between 2014 and 2016, reproduced at actual size (except for two larger prints). It is available in two different cover versions which is the result of a printing experiment by printing all the content of the book in 3 layers on one print sheet, which was cut and folded into two different covers. ISBN 9789491843778
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280 Horseday Mohamed Bourouissa 32 17 x 23 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam 2016

Photographer Mohamed Bourouissa (1978, Blida, Algeria) is interested in systems, in how society and particularly subcultures are structured. For his project Horseday (2013), he worked with a local black horse riding community in Philadelphia. This artist book unfolds as a story with photos, sculptures and stills from Horseday. But Bouroussia also opens up his sketchbook, giving us a glimpse of his thinking process. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843730
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279 Falaise Misha de Ridder 52 30 x 36 2016

The work of Misha de Ridder in 'Falaise', which consists of abstractions of the chalky cliff face in Normandy, France, harnesses the revelatory power of photography to capture the continuous metamorphosis of the cliffs. Once a celebrated holiday destination, where Monet is believed to have developed Impressionism, the area has become forgotten as it is encroached upon by the sea, which is gradually swallowing its surroundings. Design: Mevis & Van Deursen. ISBN 9789491843723
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278 Composite Jan Kempenaers 72 + print 24 x 31 2016

Jan Kempenaers has been photographing urban and natural landscapes for over two decades. For this series of images, he applies the formal language of the documentary style, with its detached viewpoint emphasising the isolation and desolation of the strange structures in the frame. This causes a heightened sense of inaccessibility in the viewer, a sense of alienation exacerbated by the alien nature of the structures themselves. What are these objects, who built them, and why? Interspersed are composite photographs Kempenaers has made by cutting details from the images and overlapping them, thereby creating darkly idiosyncratic renderings of the same subjects. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843709. Limited edition of 600 with a signed and numbered C-print.
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277 Hamburger Eyes -The continuing Story of Life on Earth Hamburger Eyes 114 21 x 29.7 Kunstverein München 2016

Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Kunstverein München, this volume begins by recounting the prospectus written by American publishing magnate Henry Luce, outlining what would become Life magazine. Today, to see, and to be shown is an almost universal obsession for all. Founded in 2001 by David and Ray Potes, Hamburger Eyes has grown into a magazine, publisher, and distributor of zines by an international photographers network. This particular publication complies facsimiles of spreads from back issues, plus images by such names as Ricky Adam, Stevie Dacanay, Ryan Florig, Troy Holden, Lele Saveri, Jai Tanju, David Uzzardi, a.o. Design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 9789491843716
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276 The House of Beauty and Culture Kasia Maciejowska (Editor) 154 23 x 31 ICA, London 2016

The House of Beauty and Culture (HOBAC) was an avant-garde boutique, design studio and crafts collective in the late 1980s and the first destination to put Dalston on the fashion map. Alongside Judy Blame key members of the group included shoe designer John Moore, fashion designers Christopher Nemeth and Richard Torry, photographers Mark Lebon and Cindy Palmano, furniture duo Fric and Frack, and artist Dave Baby. HOBAC developed deconstruction, both as a design technique and a grunge aesthetic, and were among the first to upcycle found materials and champion androgynous urban style. Their key influences were the provocative iconography and DIY spirit of Punk plus outsider idols such as David Bowie and William Burroughs. HOBAC worked and played at the heart of London's creative gay club scene, then in Soho, collaborating with the era's most progressive culture-makers including Derek Jarman, Susanne Bartsch and Leigh Bowery. HOBAC's lasting legacy was acknowledged by Kim Jones in his AW15 menswear collection for Louis Vuitton, a tribute to this radical collective that sprung from what may now be considered to have been the first guerrilla store. Design: Roger Willems, Sam de Groot. ISBN 9789491843686
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275 Une aprčs-midi japonaise Alain Bublex 48 24 x 31 Musée de Bagnes, Le Châble 2016

Une aprčs-midi japonaise (A Japanese afternoon) is published on the occasion of the exhibition by Alain Bublex at the Mauvoisin dam and Musée de Bagnes in Le Châble (June 18 - September 18, 2016). The photographs are taken during the winter of 2015/2016 in val de Bagnes (Canton of Valais) in Switzerland and in the region of Hida (Gifu prefecture) in Japan. In this photographs, Bublex added drawn elements which are not always noticeable at first glance. ISBN 9789491843679
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274 MMDC1 Philip Metten 36 22 x 22 Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp 2016

Book pages selected by Philip Metten, photographed by Johannes Schwartz. This is the first issue in a publication series documenting the Middelheimmuseum Library in Antwerp. For every issue another artsist is invited to make a selection acoording to his/her specific interest. Editing and design: by Julie Peeters. Available for free at the Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp; Extra City, Antwerp; Kask School of Arts, Ghent; Section 7 Books, Paris; San Serriffe, Amsterdam; and at the New York Art Book Fair 2016. ISBN 9789491843655 (Not for sale)

273 Latent Image Michaela Frühwirth 112 22 x 28 2016

Manuela Ammer writes in her essay in this book that the drawing practice of Michaela Frühwirth "responds to sites where the balance of matter and energy is negotiated, where physical force has acted on or is acting on its surroundings." It can be thought of as a negotiation of matter and energy, through works in which tons of rock detritus is transformed into a delicate web of abstract lines, or where the structure of a hydroelectric dam is detailed in countless graphite strokes. Five of Frühwirth s seemingly monolithic large-scaled drawings are reproduced in this artists' book on fold-out pages and through installation views. With additional texts by Raviv Ganchrow and Maaike Lauwaert. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843648
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272 Roma 1-272 (Seoul) Roger Willems, Helen Ku, LIM Kyung yong (Editors) 224 17 x 24 cm Mediabus, Seoul 2016

Catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition Artists' Documents: Art, Typography and Collaboration at MMCA in Seoul (May 26 - August 31, 2016), organized by Roma Publications and mediabus. Besides exhibition views this book contains a complete and richly illustrated Roma Publications backlist from number 1, published in 1998, until this book (Roma 272, published in September 2016). Text in English and Korean, with contributions by Min Choi and LIM Kyung yong. Design: Na Kim and Roger Willems with a cover illustration by Karel Martens. ISBN 9789491843693
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271 Rio de Janeiro Drawings Bart Lodewijks 160 23.2 x 31 2016

Bart Lodewijks: I spent two winters and one summer in Rio de Janeiro in search of suitable places for my chalk drawings. I entrusted myself to local residents who led me to places which were scenes of everyday life. Places that don t really catch the eye and which only disclose their special character to those who return regularly. I made my drawings on the streets, in a bar, in a church square and in a villa, but most of the time I frequented a small favela bordering on the end of the no-through Rua Benjamin Constant, the street I was staying in. I have written a story about life in this neighbourhood and the drawings I made there. Text in English and Portuguese. Made possible with the support of: Capacete, Rio de Janeiro; Mondriaan Fund; Central de Cultura Brasil & Holanda; Projeto Legal, Rio de Janeiro. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843655
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270 Nieuw Texas / Klein Chicago Bart Lodewijks 88 20 x 28 FLACC, Genk 2016

In words and images, Lodewijks documented a long term project in two neighbourhoods of Genk, Belgium, during the spring and summer of 2014. He describes the process of making chalk drawings in the public space and the encounters with the inhabitants of the neigbourhoods and the housing company that owns the housing projects. Text in Dutch and English. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843617
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269 ANY Katinka Bock 88 20 x 28 Kunstmuseum Luzern 2016

Artist book released in conjunction with the exhibition Warum ich mich in eine Nachtigall verwandelt habe at Kunstmuseum Luzern (CH). With a text in German and English by Thomas Boutoux. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 9789491843624
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268 Otarkino Otarkino 64 15 x 21 Kunstverein München 2016

This fifth in Kunstverein München's 'Companion' series was compiled as an extension of the 3 'film dinners' Otarkino presented in the Kunstverein in May 2016. Otarkino was founded in 2012, when film curator Vincent Stroep joined food collective Otark Productions (Hadas Cna'ani and Charlotte Koopman), and paired food and film in immersive events that are as auditory, gustatory, olfactory, and tactile as they are visual. The 21 menus and 32 corresponding films Otarkino has presented have been chronologically indexed through 64 full-color pages of receipts, notes, grocery lists, diagrams, serving timelines, and photographic documentation. Design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 9789491843631
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267 A Play Uta Eisenreich, James Langdon 96 11 x 18 Eastside Projects, Birmingham 2016

This book reproduces Gertrude Steins 'Objects Lie On A Table (1922), a modernist play told through still life. Objects appear on the eponymous table and are transformed, from their humble selves into symbolic representations or characters in a series of cryptic narratives. Surpassing the representational aspects of language, the text is structurally illegible. James Langdon's typography supports the melodiousness of the text and breaks it open into smaller units. Visually, the book departs from Stein's text in an entirely graphic direction, constructing narrative from a set of simple geometric shapes. These forms ask the reader, for example: 'Am I a saucer, or a moon, or just a circle of printed ink? Published in accompaniment to Things On A Table, a performance by Uta Eisenreich and Eva Meyer-Keller with Katrin Hahner. Design: James Langdon. ISBN 9789491843600
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266 Brittle Land Alexandra Navratil 176 15.5 x 21.5 Dan Gunn, Berlin 2016

Brittle Land encompasses black and white sequences of stills from Navratil's works Resurrections (2014) and Silbersee (2015), enriched with essays by Paul Feigelfeld and Keston Sutherland, and a poem by Rachel O'Reilly. Taking the former Agfa-Orwo filmfactory in Wolfen-Bitterfeld as a point of departure, the book divulges the interdependent histories of photographic emulsion, gelatin, labour, explotation, exhaustion, chemical contamination, fragility and slow violence. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843594
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265 You've got beautiful stairs, you know Ola Vasiljeva 96 21 x 29.7 Kunstverein München 2016

You've got beautiful stairs, you know is the fourth installment in Kunstverein München's 'Companion' series, and was released in parallel to Ola Vasiljeva's eponymous exhibition. The publication's 100 full-color and black-and-white pages combine facsimiles of zines, records, and posters Vasiljeva produced collaboratively as OAOA, intercut and overlaid with 35mm slides, drawings, and photographs taken by the artist during the production of previous exhibitions, as well as a manic letter to the artist by Chris Fitzpatrick. Design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 9789491843587
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264 The Be-Part Exercises Dirk Zoete 128 20 x 26 Be-Part, Waregem 2016

Together with drawings and scalemodels, The Be-Part Exercises can be seen as documents of the act of drawing in the midst of becoming. Zoete translated his drawings into theatrical sculptures embodied by actors which he photographed in filmic series which he digitally edited and drawn upon. The characters seem to be frozen in a re-enactment of the drawings they were based upon. Through repetition and difference, they show a rhythm of geometrical patterns in different constellations. Design: Roger Willems with Sam de Groot. ISBN 9789491843570
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263 Alexandra Leykauf Alexandra Leykauf 240 20 x 28 2016

Kaleidoscopic sequence of installation views and details of Leykauf's work from 2003 till 2015, substantiated with texts by Dominikus Müller, Jonathan Pouthier, Robert Barry, Maria Barnas, and a conversation between Leykauf and Caroline Soyez Petithomme. Design: Studio Felix Salut with Paul Bernhard. ISBN 9789491843563
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Fragment from the conversation between Leykauf and Caroline Soyez Petithomme in this book:
CSP: The reproduction of your own work is always at stake, and even more so here in the context of the current book: an artist's book and an autonomous work playing with the publication format as opposed to a conventional exhibition catalogue or a classical artist's monograph. Was this a way for you to get around the reproduction of your works?
AL: I consider installation views not only as documents of a past situation, but as something like shards, pieces of a whole - to stay with the metaphor of the kaleidoscope you introduced. You've suggested earlier that there is an elsewhere that arises within the various layers of reproduction in my work; maybe here that's located between the pages of this book.
CSP: And is it also a way to mirror your own process of creation - where the book remains the initial vehicle and source of your work, here to return again as a form, as in the current book?
AL: Yes, at the end of our conversation we return to the book, but also to the beginning: an observation of the act of looking and of our own position towards that at which we look.

262 Sligo Drawings Bart Lodewijks 120 17 x 22.5 The Model, Sligo 2016

Between 2012 and 2015 Bart Lodewijks produced chalk drawings on public walls and various other surfaces in the neighbourhood of Doorly Park, Riverside and Garavogue Villas in Sligo (Ireland). This book brings together images and text about the working process and Lodewijks' encounters with the local community. Published on the occasion the solo exhibition Bart Lodewijks. The Model Drawing / Unforgettable neighbourhoods, at The Model, Sligo, Ireland. The book exists with 4 differently colored covers, which are distributed randomly. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843549
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261 Record Steve Van den Bosch 328 21 x 27 2016

This volumnious book in a clinical (and washable) white vinyl sleeve suggests high tech content, as if it belongs to a laboratory. Within a wide space of white and light gray pages - which could represent painted walls of a white cube - 39 works by conceptual Belgium artist Steve Van den Bosch are exposed. The photographs are taken by a forensic photographer and the text, entitled 'Event reconstruction from trace images: an original methodology', comes from the Swiss Institute for Police Science. The book itself is # 40 in the list of works and printed in a limited edition of 300 copies. Design: Steve Van den Bosch, David van Mieghem. ISBN 9789491843532
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260 CARL ANDRE ROBERT BARRY DOUGLAS HUEBLER JOSEPH KOSUTH SOL LEWITT ROBERT MORRIS LAWRENCE WEINER [also known as the 'Xerox Book'] Seth Siegelaub 372 21.1 x 27.9 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam / De Appel arts centre / Stichting Egress Foundation 2015

Originally published by Siegelaub/Wendler in 1968. Republished in December 2015 on the occasion of the exhibition Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. ISBN 9789491843525
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259 Entanglement. Notes on Representation Vol. 7 Irene Kopelman 152 21 x 28 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama 2015

This book is the result of the work Irene Kopelman produced during visits to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama between 2012 and 2015. Without formal scientific training, Kopelman aimed to achieve an understanding of methods in field biology, and contacted three researchers to assist as interlocutors: Stuart J. Davies (forest ecology), Owen McMillan (adaptive variation), and Bill Wcislo (animal behaviour). Her drawings include the forms of woody vines, mangrove roots, and randomly scattered crab pellets in the sand. Texts by Stefan A. Schnitzer, John H. Christy, Mark Torchin, Andrew H. Altieri, William Wcislo and Irene Kopelman. Design: Roger Willems, Ayumi Higuchi. ISBN 9789491843501
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258 The Soul in Limbo Jennifer Tee 200 21 x 28 Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen 2015

Jennifer Tee, winner of the 6th Cobra Art Prize (2015), investigates the mutability and complexity of constantly overlapping cultures and identities through works that blur the line between static physical forms and potential carriers of anticipated action, ritual, and animation. This publication richly illustrates through installation and performance photographs her expression of the dialogue between material experimentation and philosophical contemplation, which mingles art history, Western culture, and Eastern philosophy. With texts by Zöe Gray, Maxine Kopsa, and Monika Szewczyk. Design: Richard Niessen (Niessen & de Vries). ISBN 9789491843518
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257 Three Exchanges Zachary Formwalt 300 17 x 23 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam / MoCAB, Belgrado / KIOSK, Ghent 2015

In three recent video installations - and in the three chapters of this book -, Zachary Formwalt focuses on the architecture of OMA's new Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the Amsterdam stock and commodities exchange by H.P. Berlage. Although our economy is dictated by financial transactions, the activity of trading itself has become increasingly remote, without actual human encounter. The architecture of the two buildings serves as a starting point for a investigation into the limitations of photography to represent global capital and into the interrelationships between financial capitalism and image-making. With texts by Eric de Bruyn, Joshua Simon and Zachary Formwalt. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843433
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256 Choses tuées gerlach en koop 118 21 x 29 De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam 2015

Let s provide an example. A mother buys her child two T-shirts. The child puts on one of the shirts and steps forward smiling, whereupon the mother says: Don t you like the other one?
The child is taken aback.
A dilemma like this is called a Double Bind. And what a dilemma it is! Practically insoluble.
However, the child straightens itself out and puts on the other T-shirt as well, over the first one, but realises immediately the deadendedness of this solution because it also shows a preference. Not in the wearing admittedly, but still in the showing. Because which T-shirt goes on top?
Disillusioned the child shambles off, to return shortly with the second T-shirt pulled over the first, but inside out this time. Now the front sides of both shirts, that normally carry texts or images, face each other, invisible to us.
1. Did the child redeem itself?
2. Or is this a new piece by gerlach en koop?
3. If so, can it be fabricated?
4. If so, can it be shown?
Or is there no reason?

Choses tuées is published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition held at de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam. With photographs by Kristien Daem and text contributions by Lorenzo Benedetti, Valentina Desideri, Nickel van Duijvenboden, Maxine Kopsa, Candice Lin, Raimundas Malasauaskas. Texts in English and Dutch. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 9789491843488
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255 The Registry of Promise Chris Sharp (Editor) 204 22 x 29 Fondazione Giuliani, Rome / Le Parc St. Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux / Centre d art contemporain d Ivry-le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine / SBKM De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2015

Over the course of a year, The Registry of Promise consisted of four interrelated exhibitions, which are represented as chapters in this book. In these chapters, Chris Sharp reflects on our increasingly fraught relationship with what the future may or may not hold, and the work engages with and plays upon the various readings and mutability of promise , along with the inevitability of what may come, whether positive or negative. Such polyvalence is particularly topical, as we have shifted from the anthropocentric promise of modernity to a negative faith in the post-human. Richly illustrated with works and installation views, and an archive of previously published articles by Chris Sharp.
With: Becky Beasley, Patrick Bernatchez, Juliette Blightman, Peter Buggenhout, Nina Canell, Michael Dean, Alexander Gutke, Jochen Lempert, Jean-Luc Moulčne, Marlie Mul, Matt Mullican, Rosalind Nashashibi, Antoine Nessi, Jean-Marie Perdrix, Reto Pulfer, Mandla Reuter, Hans Schabus, Lucy Skaer, Michael E. Smith, Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli, Francisco Tropa, Andy Warhol and Anicka Yi.
Texts in English and French. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843495
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254 On a Universal Serial Bus.* Dexter Sinister 96 21 x 29.7 Kunstverein München 2015

On a Universal Serial Bus.* is the third in the Kunstverein München s Companion series, released alongside Dexter Sinister's solo exhibition of the same name. The publication contains a collection of Dexter Sinister's writing around the four central projects on view: the script for Identity, a poem that initiated True Mirror, the complete incantation from The Last ShOt Clock, and the full-length essay version of Letter & Spirit. Design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 9789491843471
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Dexter Sinister is the compound name of artists Stuart Bailey (UK) and David Reinfurt (USA). It was originally set up in 2006 to model a just-in-time economy of print production, counter to the contemporary assembly-line realities of large-scale publishing. Since then the name has variously referred to (1) a publishing imprint, (2) a workshop/bookstore on New York's Lower East Side, and (3) work produced for and often within art venues.

253 Politics of Installation Hans Demeulenaere, Bas van den Hurk 64 21 x 28 2015

This book brings together two exhibitions, under the title Politics of Installation, by artists Hans Demeulenaere and Bas van den Hurk in spring and summer 2015. The title refers to a text by Boris Groys, in which he claims that installations made by artists reveal a sovereign world. Within these worlds there is not one dominant perspective, but rather an exchange of multiple perspectives. An important part of the project was to include art historical lines based on architectural elements. Demeulenaere refers to the work of architect Aldo van Eyck, and Van den Hurk to the architecture of Juliaan Lampens. Design: Marc Nagtzaam. ISBN 9789491843464
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252 Opus 1. The Artist s Beginnings Koen Brams, Ulrike Lindmayr, Dik Pültau (Editors) 208 20 x 25 LLS 387, Antwerp 2015

Whenever we set out to tackle an artist's oeuvre we generally try to trace the "decisive moments" - the turning points, the interruptions, the final work... There is one "key moment", however, that seems virtually to guarantee the ultimate understanding of the oeuvre - its beginning, its Opus 1. It is not without some justification that the inception of the oeuvre or artistic activity is surrounded by myth and mystification. As will appear time and time again in this book, the oeuvre and the Opus 1 are "constructions". Whatever one regards as the oeuvre and whichever Opus 1 is pointed out, those choices are always based on a predetermined and well-defined image of the artist s production. With contributions by: Koen Brams, Steven Jacobs, Matt Mullican, Christian Nagel, Herman Paul, Hermann Pitz, Dirk Pu ltau, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Ernst van Alphen, Antje von Graevenitz, Marc-Joachim Wasmer, Christoph Fink, Guido Goossens, Henri Jacobs, Suchan Kinoshita, Ulrike Lindmayr, Gert Verhoeven. Printed on newspaper stock, bound in hardcover. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843457
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251 SET Na Kim 122 23 x 30 DOOSAN Gallery, New York 2015

This book features a collection of Na Kim s work from 2006 to 2015, published on the occasion of her fourth solo exhibition, SET (named after this publication) at DOOSAN Gallery New York, from October 8 to November 5, 2015. For this book, fragments of her works are set in more or less personal categories, taking on a form reminiscent of a sample book. In contrast with other catalogues that are linked to an exhibition, published before the show s opening, this book sketches the pre-exhibition content and establishes the guidelines for the imaginary stage set in the exhibition space. With texts by Seewon Hyun and Wonhwa Yoon. Concept and design: Na Kim & Joris Kritis. ISBN 9789491843440
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250 Statement and Counter-Statement: Notes on Experimental Jetset Experimental Jetset 576 11 x 18 2015

The first publication on the work of Experimental Jetset features almost two decades of graphic design praxis. Rather than a monolithic monograph, it is a very loose, personal archive, with essays by Linda van Deursen, Mark Owens, and Ian Svenonius, plus two photographic chapters with a selection of work by the studio, covering both printed matter and the documentation of site-specific pieces and installations. To conclude is a glossary-like anthology of texts (fragments of interviews, lectures, correspondence, etc.) previously written by Experimental Jetset, selected, edited, and structured by Jon Sueda. Design: Experimental Jetset. ISBN 9789491843402
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249 Automatically Arranged Alphabets Experimental Jetset 24 11 x 18 2015

Stapled in a screenprinted silver cardboard cover, the zine (titled 'Automatically Arranged Alphabets') contains a typographic experiment involving software-generated compositions (part of a series of sketches made between 2014-2015). Design: Experimental Jetset. ISBN 9789491843396
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248 Arts/Rats/Star Experimental Jetset tote bag 40 x 37 2015

A strong quality cotton tote bag designed by Experimental Jetset with the words 'Arts', 'Rats' and 'Star', especially produced for use during book fairs. Screen printed in a limited edition of 200 copies.
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247 Imperial Courts 1993-2015 Dana Lixenberg 296 24 x 31 2015

In 1993, Dana Lixenberg travelled to South Central Los Angeles for a magazine story on the riots that erupted following the verdict in the Rodney King trial. What she encountered there inspired her to revisit the area, and led her to the community of the Imperial Courts housing project in Watts. Returning countless times over the following twenty-two years, Lixenberg gradually created a collaborative portrait of the changing face of this community with her 4x5 field camera. Over the years, some in the community were killed, while others disappeared or went to jail, and others, once children in early photographs, grew up and had children of their own. In this way, Imperial Courts constitutes a complex and evocative record of the passage of time in an underserved community. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843426
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246 Drawings (001-806) Ante Timmermans 856 17 x 22 Be-Part, Waregem / S.M.A.K. Ghent 2015

This book contains 806 numbered drawings by Ante Timmermans, dating from 2002 up till 2015. By showing all these drawings in chronological order, and not just a selection of them, one is able to read a flow of thoughts, and see the artist's themes, subjects, and sources come and go. Drawing is in the heart of Ante Timmermans' practice, often leading to works in other media, such as performances, paintings, sculptures, and installations. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843419
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245 ROMA Karel Martens tote bag 40 x 37 2015

A strong quality cotton tote bag designed by Karel Martens with the letters RO and MA on two sides. The first edition is printed in black, the second edition in blue.
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244 Sudoku Gintaras Did iapetris, Renée Levi, Rosalind Nashashibi 72 21 x 29.7 Kunstverein München 2015

Sudoku is the second in the Kunstverein München s Companion series. The publication features demonstrative and representational imagery by the artists, which follows and deviates from a collated transcription of their conversations. The exhibition and publication are titled after the popular Japanese puzzle in which deductive logic is used to fill a concentric grid of squares with the numbers 1 through 9 in correct locations. The challenge lies in the puzzle s restrictive rules, but for the exhibiting artists, Sudoku offered a productive system with which to responsively create new interdisciplinary work, and to re-present existing work in new ways. Design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 9789491843389
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243 Zeichnungen Marc Nagtzaam 108 20.5 x 26.5 Yellow Press, Antwerp 2015

Zeichnungen is an artist book with a compilation of drawings - or rather, 'sketches of drawings' by Nagtzaam. He combined his material by printing it in different layers on a Riso duplicator at the Charles Nypels Lab in Maastricht. The result is a careful composition of previously unpublished drawings that became a new work in itself. Printed in a limited edition of 200 copies, numbered and signed. ISBN 9789491843372
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242 The Grand Tour Kasia Klimpel 48 + 16 24 x 30 Le Musée de Bagnes, Le Châble / Fotomuseum Winterthur 2015

Published to coincide with exhibitions at the Mauvoisin Dam, the Museum of Bagnes in Le Châble, and Fotomuseum Winterthur. 'The Grand Tour is a travelogue through the world of maps' is Kasia Klimpel s description of her virtual travel images. Klimpel smuggles her own photographic yet fictional model landscapes which she produces through the traditional means of paper and light into the operating systems and web sharing sites of global search engines. In doing so, she plays with the unpredictability of algorithms. When and under what conditions are her staged images of horizons, mountain panoramas and sunsets inserted into these systems as geotags? Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843365
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241 Roma Publications at Fondazione Giuliani, Rome Roger Willems (Editor) 136 15.5 x 21.5 Fondazione Giuliani, Rome 2015

Catalogue of our exhibition at Fondazione Giuliani in Rome, from October till December 2014. Exhibition and catalogue were compiled and designed by Roger Willems, in collaboration with Lorenzo Benedetti and Marc Nagtzaam. With contributions by Gwenneth Boelens, Koenraad Dedobbeleer, Nickel van Duijvenboden, Marlene Dumas, Geert Goiris, Kees Goudzwaard, Sara van der Heide, Arnoud Holleman, Rob Johannesma, Jan Kempenaers, Irene Kopelman, Bart Lodewijks, Mark Manders, Marc Nagtzaam, Oksana Pasaiko, Wouter van Riessen, Nancy Spero, Petra Stavast, Batia Suter, Raymond Taudin Chabot and JCJ Vanderheyden. In the back of the book an overview of all 241 publications so far, dating from 1998 till halfway 2015. The red field on the cover refers to a work by JCJ Vanderheyden's: Red Paper, 2001. ISBN 9789491843358
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240 Serving Compressed Energy with Vacuum Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven 108 21 x 29.7 Kunstverein München 2015

Collection of graphic and textual work by Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven, dating from the seventies up till 2015. Compiled and designed by Julie Peeters, enriched with translations of facsimile material and a large amount of personal comments from the artist on the selected work. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Serving Compressed Energy with Vacuum in Kunstverein München from 25 April - 14 June 2015. ISBN 9789491843334
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239 Prophet Geert Goiris 64 + print 24 x 31 2015

Book with a sequence of 49 recent photographs by Geert Goiris, of which the larger part was taken in Norway and North America in 2014 and 2015. This series was compiled in analogy with a large slide projection integrated in the exhibition Geert Goiris - Flashbulb Memories, Ash Grey Prophesies at Foam, Amsterdam, from March 20 till May 24, 2015. The book comes with a signed and numbered Frontier print. Limited edition of 500 copies. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843327
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237 Reprint Karel Martens Karel Martens 84 17 x 24 Royal Academy of Art, The Hague 2015

This book is published on the occasion of an exhibition of work by Karel Martens at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. Besides offering a closer look at his recent free work, it also covers his approach to the teaching of graphic design. Comprising a selection of both past work and more recent applied work, it also includes new essays by David Bennewith, who examines Martens' approach to teaching through its history and accounts from students, and Robin Kinross, who offers a meditation on Martens' mono-prints, which demonstrate a consistent line of inquiry through his 54 years in graphic design. Martens was the recipient of the Gerrit Noordzij Prize in 2012. Design: Karel Martens in collaboration with David Bennewith and the students of Type and Media, The Hague. ISBN 9789491843310
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236 For the Mnemonist, S. Rossella Biscotti 152 14 x 20 Wiels, Brussels 2015

For her first solo exhibition in Belgium, acclaimed Italian artist Rossella Biscotti draws a trajectory across spaces that evoke important historical processes and links them to the sciences of the mind. This book, published in conjunction with the exhibition, follows this example by interweaving narratives in relation to the concrete and discrete architecture of memory, dreams, and ideas. While revisiting sites of punishment, the gathering of works embodies the ability of the human mind to resist oppression, tracing individual destinies or collective endeavours through a combination of materials, language, and scientific techniques. With a text by Adam Kleinman. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 9789491843303
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235 Inside/Outside Armin Linke 80 + 2 prints 24 x 34 Sciences Po, Paris 2015

Over the years Armin Linke is creating a vast archive of human activity. Commissioned to develop an artwork for the new Sciences Po Library in Paris, Linke took his chance to shoot a large series of photographs inside the library and inside a few leading economic and cultural institutions in Paris: C2RMF - Centre de recherche et de restauration des musées de France; BNP Paribas; Conseil d'Etat and Conseil Constitutionel; Ministčre de l'Économie, de Finances et du Commerce extérieur; CGT Conféderation générale du travail; Musée du Louvre. By photographing unnoticed parts of their interiors in a detailed and neutral way, Linke manages to reveal invisible activities of the institutions and at the same time restore beauty in these sites. After installing a permanent exhibition at the library, a brochure was produced to finish the project. We decided to offer this brochure together with 2 original prints. The book reflects on the entire project by giving insight in Linke's work and the genisis of the commission while the prints are open for interpretation, which is also the case for the visitors of the library. Texts in French and English by Bruno Latour, Eva Bellinghausen, Anastassia Makridou-Bretonneau, Valérie Pihet, Armin Linke, Sylvain Gouraud. Design: Laure Giletti (book), Roger Willems (sleeve). Edition: 400 copies, signed and numbered. ISBN 9789491843280
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234 Games Are Forbidden in the Labyrinth Javier Téllez 192 14 x 20.5 REDCAT Los Angeles / SFAI / Kadist Art Foundation 2015

In this artist book Téllez gives answers to 64 questions on 'How Do You Play Chess?' by linking them to specific text fragments and images that explore psychiatric confinement, surveillance architecture, and the game of chess as strategically interrelated systems. Games Are Forbidden in the Labyrinth opens new spaces for play across formerly closed systems and inverts the power dynamics between surveillance tower and cell. This book is expanding on Téllez s exhibitions at San Francisco Art Institute and REDCAT, Los Angeles. With texts by Ruth Estévez, Dieter Roelstraete, and Hesse McGraw. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843297
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233 Le Tapis (fair use) Pierre Leguillon 18 (leporello) 22 x 22 2015

Reproduction of the floor piece Le Tapis (fair use) by Pierre Leguillon, consisting of a collection of graphically striking record sleeves designed by artists, surrounded by postcards from a large variety of art institutions showing objects on a monochrome background. On the backside all sources and credits are collected as found on the originals. Printed and hand folded in an edition of 600 copies. Published on the occasion of Leguillon's solo exhibition The Museum of Mistakes: Contemporary Art and Class Struggle at Wiels, Brussels. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978949184327 3
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232 Ramya Petra Stavast 224 17.5 x 24.5 Fw: 2014

In 2001 Petra Stavast moved into a house where she met a woman named Ramya. For a few years the camera became their means of communication which resulted in a series of quiet photographs of the house and its inhabitant. Following Ramya's death in 2012, the project gained a new dimension. Stavast discovered not only Ramya's private archive, but also photographs of Ramya taken by a neigbor. She traces events such as Ramya's membership of the Rajneeshpuram commune, established between 1981 and 1985 by followers of the Bhagwan (Osho) in the no-man's-land of Oregon, USA. Now, as Stavast's photographs reveal, the only on-site reminder of that period is a wide asphalted road. Video stills show Ramya, back in Amsterdam, at a workshop given by a new guru. Together, these documents constitute an unconventional biography that leaves the reader behind with mixed feelings. Design: Hans Gremmen. ISBN 978 94 90119 27 0
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231 Stones & Sketches Robert Zandvliet 272 24 x 32 Galerie Onrust, Amsterdam 2014

For the first time Dutch painter Robert Zandvliet presents a selection of drawings and sketches made as studies for his paintings. Besides numerous drawings, the book also offers a selection of paintings from recent decades, as well as a new series, 'Seven Stones'. The drawings and older works give a clear indication of the path Zandvliet has followed since the 1990s in his search for pure form and composition through an uncompromising approach to his work. With 'Seven Stones', Zandvliet ventures into new territory where not only does he attempt to produce good paintings, but he also tries to fathom why specific forms have such a great impact on him personally. With an introduction by Rudi Fuchs. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 24 4
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230 Tiergarten Johannes Schwartz 112 24 x 33 2014

Artist book with photographs of mainly animal food in Moscow's city zoo, intuitively color printed in risograph by Johannes Schwartz. The book is produced in a limited edition of 250 copies, with many thanks to Jo Frenken at the Van Eyck in Maastricht and the volunteers who helped folding. Design: Experimental Jetset. ISBN 978 94 91843 22 8
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229 Acolyte Frena Mark Manders 96 12 x 17 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2014

Small book with a detailed photographic tour through the exhibition Acolyte Frena by Mark Manders at De Vleeshal Middelburg, from 19.01 till 23.3.2014. Photographed and designed by Mark Manders and Roger Willems, printed in an edition of 800 copies. ISBN 9789491843266
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228 Not Available Marc Nagtzaam 64 + insert 22 x 29 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2014

In this book, recent work by Marc Nagtzaam is shown together with installation views and some of his older drawings. As a result, the previous works can be viewed from the perspective of the new, and vice versa. Nagtzaam sees exhibitions and books as single works. The same compositional approach used when making the drawings is also reflected in the structure of this book. In this manner, Nagtzaam reveals the link between the hard-edge abstraction of the drawings, which can be read as architectural plans, and his spatial installations in which they function as elements in a larger composition, suggestive of an obscure organising principle. Design: Marc Nagtzaam in collaboration with Roger Willems. ISBN 9789491843235
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227 Between Red and a Transparent Plane Kees Goudzwaard 32 (leporello) 21 x 28 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2014

Leporello counting 32 stiff pages containing reproductions of 14 oil paintings. On the reverse side a sequence of exhibition views offers a reconstruction of the installation at De Vleeshal Middelburg. With text by Lorenzo Benedetti (English/Italian). Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 25 9
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226 RAY Susanne Kriemann 120 15 x 21 2014

Susanne Kriemann examines a radioactive rock discovered in the Barringer Hill Mine in Llano, Texas, in the late 1800s. We see a photograph of a large rock (a single chunk of gadolinite), and then another image of a wall of rocks, signalling the importance of the threshold to Kriemann's work. She focuses on the material and mystical limit of knowing and seeing on how a narrative loops through archaeological layers without ever finding its source. Presently, the mine lies beneath a lake; its mirrored surface resembles the photographic lens, but the eye, ours and the rock's, exists on both sides. Design: Radim Pesko. ISBN 978 94 91843 19 8
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225 Prolifération Geert Goiris 64 + print 24 x 31 Le Musée de Bagnes, Le Châble 2014

Published to coincide with the exhibition of a series of photographs by Geert Goiris at the Mauvoisin Dam (Valais, Switzerland), this sublime series of 30 images suggests a timelessness and contained restlessness through its potential narratives of place and collective memory. Labyrinthine trees, strange rock formations, contemplative figures, man-made objects and wide mountain landscapes work together to instil a sense of serenity on the observer, yet one that evokes a certain tension, a primal longing generated by the environments Goiris portrays. Included is an insightful essay by Jean-Paul Felley and Olivier Kaeser. Design: Roger Willems. Comes with an original, signed Lambda print in a limited edition of 300 copies. ISBN 978 94 91843 21 1
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224 Compensating Transient Pleasurable Excitations Koenraad Dedobbeleer 112 19 x 22.5 2014

Artist's book by Koenraad Dedobbeleer, compiled as a catalogue of an imaginative exhibition. Its initial spark originated in the framework of an exhibition held at Cultuurcentrum Mechelen in 2013 (Up Close & Personal). The premises of the Cultuurcentrum's classical, museum styled exhibition halls, serve as a container for Dedobbeleer's envisioned exhibition.
Published in conjunction with the exhibitions The Desperate, Furiously Positive Striving of People Who Refuse to Be Dismissed at Extra City, Antwerp (5.04-25.05.2014) and A Quarrel in a Faraway Country Between People of Whom We Know Nothing at GAK, Bremen (01.11.2014-25.01.2015). ISBN 978 94 91843 20 4
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223 Lichten Thomas Ruff 152 23 x 31 S.M.A.K Ghent / Kunsthalle Düsseldorf 2014

Coinciding with museum exhibitions by Thomas Ruff in Ghent and Düsseldorf, this book comprises five series of photos ranging from the start of Ruffs' artistic career in the late 1970s to recent work in 2014. This selection, being shown under the title Lichten, takes as its philosophical and scientific thread the spectrum between natural and virtual light - a fundamental shift that has taken place in the medium of photography over the last thirty years.

The selected series include Interiors (1979-1983), Stars (1989-1992) and Nights (1992-1996), as well as parts of Ruffs' most recent series called Negatives (2014-) and Photograms (2012-2014) - a digitally generated simulation of this historical genre. In each of the series, Ruff subjects the photographic medium to systematic analysis: social, political and aesthetic aspects of image production are laid bare, and thereby the history of Modernity as it was initiated by the emergence of photography in the 19th century. As a conceptual photographer, Ruff is not so much interested in photographing reality; he focuses more on portraying the realities of photography.

With text contributions by Philippe Van Cauteren, Robert Fleck, Gregor Jansen, Martin Germann, and Valeria Liebermann. Design: Roger Willems and Hans Gremmen. ISBN 978 94 91843 17 4
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222 The Yes No Quality of Dreams David Robilliard 88 17.5 x 22 ICA, London 2014

This book comprises a selection of paintings, drawings and poems by London-based poet and painter David Robilliard (1952-1988). Combining figurative elements with text taken from his poems, his paintings employ coded language, wry wit and a melancholic tinge to impart narratives of passing infatuations, sexual encounters and life s tragedy, as the spectre of HIV looms towards the end of his life. Besides reproductions of artworks, the book includes an exclusive audio CD of Robilliard reading his poems in 1987. Published in conjunction with the exhibition David Robilliard: The Yes No Quality of Dreams at ICA London, 16 Apr 15 Jun 2014. With texts by Andrew Wilson and Gregor Muir. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 16 7
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221 Pazifik Katinka Bock 144 21 x 29.7 Henry Art Gallery, Seattle 2014

Richly illustrated book about the work of Paris based artist Katinka Bock. Bock focuses on sculpture as encounter and material transformation. In works that incisively investigate the sites of their production, she questions and highlights the materials that compose them, and meditates on the processes that shape them. For Bock, sculpture is the record and measure of place, space, time, and actions, in continuum. This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition Katinka Bock: A and I at the Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle (Feb - May 2014). With texts by Marie-Cécile Burnichon, Thomas Clerc, Luis Croquer and Sylvia Wolf. Design: Louis Lüthi.
ISBN 978 94 91843 15 0
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220 The Mushroom Project Annie Ratti 96 14 x 21 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2014

Using photography, video, installation, and texts, Annie Ratti questions and rethinks contemporary human conflicts, uncertainties and social complexities, often transforming her private experience into a public or participatory event. Such is the case with her research into the science, cultivation, and cultural and ethnographical significance of psilocybin mushrooms, the results of which appeared as an exhibition at De Vleeshal, Middelburg, in 2013. With source documents, photographs and installation views and step-by-step instructions on how to grow psychedelic fungi, Ratti encapsulates the Western fascination with these rhizomatic organisms. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 978 94 91843 14 3
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219 Cose in corso Mark Manders 128 + 12 22 x 29 Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia 2014

Published in conjunction with the presentation of Manders' installation piece Isolated Bathroom / Composition with Four Colors at Collezione Maramotti, this book comprises a lengthy series of black-and-white photographs of the artist s working environment where unfinished works show different stages of his creative process. In the insert, Manders explains his thoughts on Isolated Bathroom / Composition with Four Colors, which Mario Diacono then further analyses in detail. Desing: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 00 6
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218 Esto es una papa. Notes on Representation Vol. 6 Irene Kopelman 48 21 x 28 2014

This 6th volume of Kopelman's publication series Notes on Representation reports a travel to the Andean highlands in Peru where she investigated the amorphous shapes of native potatoes. Her notes give account of indigenous agriculture and community efforts to preserve hundreds of potato varieties. From meeting a local potato king to witnessing first-hand the amazing variety of tuberous colours and shapes, Kopelman s experience and the resulting drawings are unique. Made possible with support of the Mondriaan Fund. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 11 2
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217 Institute of Contemporary Arts 1946-1968 Anne Massey, Gregor Muir (Editors) 208 19.5 x 26 ICA, London 2014

This book is dedicated to the first two decades of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London, presenting a thorough history of the organisation's roots in post-war Britain, its mission of providing a physical base for the avant-garde, and its laying the groundwork for a continuing contribution to the evolution of contemporary art. Anne Massey's account is comprehensive in its scope, emphasising the ICA's being openly fluid and responsive to fluctuations in artistic culture with groundbreaking exhibitions and very personal approach. Besides a foreword by executive director Gregor Muir, the book includes numerous archival images and a detailed chronology. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 13 6
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216 In Two Minds Gwenneth Boelens, Nickel van Duijvenboden 120 19 x 25.5 2014

In Two Minds documents Gwenneth Boelens' practice of the past ten years, comprising photography and sculpture, as well as performative and filmic works. An extensive chapter of notes, written by her partner and editor Nickel van Duijvenboden, illuminates Boelens' work and evolving attitudes from an intimate and studious perspective. Conversations and reflections are punctuated by a rich vein of illustrations and process images, as well as citations from twentieth-century literature and philosophy, such as by Bergson, Valéry, Merleau-Ponty and Woolf. A sense of searching pervades the publication, visually as well as intellectually, resulting in a meditation on experience, thought, memory and process. Made possible with support of the Mondriaan Fund. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 09 9
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215 Restricted Area Wim Catrysse 216 17 x 24 LLS 387, Antwerp 2014

Since the late 1990s, Belgium artist Wim Catrysse creates video installations in which he explores self-made architectural structures and extreme topographical features. His artistic method combines intuition with technical reasoning, leading to complex cinematographic image constructions. The publication describes 14 of his works in detail, providing us insights into Catrysse's creative progress, working sites and references. With texts by Wim Catrysse, Wouter Davidts, Anselm Franke, Ulrike Lindmayr, Anne Pontégnie, Dieter Roelstraete, Jon Thompson. Supported by Cera Partners in Art. Design: Roger Willems with Marc Nagtzaam. ISBN 978 94 91843 12 9
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214 Modelling Standard Erick Beltrán, Jorge Satorre 64 24.5 x 34.5 2014

Modelling Standard is the first collaborative project of artists Jorge Satorre and Erick Beltrán with drawings by Jorge Avińa. As a point of departure they took the radical historiographic turn introduced by Carlo Ginzburg in the 1970s who focused on localised, popular and disregarded micro-histories rather than universal, over-arching versions. The title Modelling Standard references the scientific concept of the Standard Model used in physics to explain the almost invisible interactions occurring between subatomic particles. Erick Beltrán and Jorge Satorre use both micro-historical methods and the metaphor borrowed from physics to create connections between small, insignificant hints and traces. These are taken from their heterogeneous references to build seemingly unlikely connections between literary references, personal experiences, historical data, trivia and scientific facts through the construction of a diagram. The result is a series of caricatures and texts through which the artists will construct a detective plot where Sigmund Freud, Carlo Ginzburg, Giovanni Morelli, Aby Warburg, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Joe Orton are the protagonists. Illustrations by Jorge Avińa. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 10 5
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213 Paraphernalia. On the Status of Inspirational Objects Wim Wauman 88 17 x 24 2013

Wim Wauman, known for his still life photographs, invited fellow artists to contribute meaningful objects to his 'Paraphernalia' project, resulting in a collection of 171 objects with which he created and photographed 21 compositions in his studio. These still lifes resonate with historical visual traditions and alchemy, asking observers to make individual interpretations and connections. In this publication, each object is connected to its respective donor and therefore his or her artistic strategy. It includes commentary from the artists about their contributions, an essay by Stefaan Vervoort about the project, and a manifesto by Wauman. Typography: Marc Nagtzaam. ISBN 978 94 91843 08 2
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212 Multiple Densities Katja Mater 188 23 x 30.5 2013

This publication brings together works made between 2010 and 2013 that share the same principle: a method of constructing images of time by layering multiple moments, creating hybrids between photography and other media, documenting something that is positioned beyond our human ability to see. Each series adds a different parameter to the principle, such as two- and three-dimensional space, scale, perspective, performance, installation and parallel events. The publication also features an alternative view on Mater s practice with a chapter of research and process material. With an essay by Maxine Kopsa. Design: Veronica Ditting. Edition: 1200. Made possible with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund. ISBN 978 94 91843 07 5
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211 I'm not tailgating, I'm drafting Jan Kempenaers 32 + print 17 x 23 2013

Foldout book with photographs, including an original C-print, selected from a series taken by Jan Kempenaers during a road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 2010. The images were shot with an advanced hand-held digital camera, which allowed him to work freely in a snapshot style whilst maintaining a very high quality. Within the context of Kempenaers body of work, this new series underlines his desire to shift further toward abstraction instead of documentary work. Design: Roger Willems. Edition: 500. ISBN 978 94 91843 06 8
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210 Untitled (September Magazine) Paul Elliman 592 22 x 29 Vanity Press, London 2013

Artist's book by Paul Elliman. In a glossy volume approaching 600 pages, Elliman has collected images from a variety of sources - fashion magazines, glamour photography and pornography - cropping and arranging the clippings in a manner that especially emphasises the presence of hands, along with the many gestures of which they are capable. Also prevalent in the spectrum of clothed, semi-nude and nude human forms are limbs, feet, torsos and erogenous zones. Without any text or explanation, the series takes on a mesmerising aspect wherein the action of flipping through the pages becomes a kind of meditative contemplation of the fragmented human body. Design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 978 94 91843 05 1
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209 Royal Collection of Belgium Michaël Borremans 68 17 x 14 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp 2013

A few years ago, Queen Paola invited Michaël Borremans to the Royal Palace of Brussels and commissioned a unique body of work for the Royal Collection of Belgium. Since 2010 six paintings and one video work are permanently installed at the Royal Palace. This ensemble has been collected in this small scale book. With an introduction by Hans Rudolf Reust (Dutch, French, German, English). Design: Kim Beirnaert. ISBN 978 94 91843 04 4
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208 Cristof Yvoré Cristof Yvoré 68 22 x 26 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp 2013

French artist Cristof Yvoré is recognised for his blunt painting style and use of a distinct range of colour nuances, particularly forceful shades of brown and grey. Whether the corner of an empty room or a lonely vase with flowers set against a blank wall, Yvoré s heavy and bleak depictions offer contemplative windows towards personal memory, yet are released from the burden of narrative. The nuances of colour and nature of composition, plainly seen in this weighty volume s numerous reproductions, speak to the artist s body of work. Contributions by Alessandro Rabottini, Frédéric Valabrčgue and Ilaria Bonacossa further explore the artist s dialogue with his painterly craft. Design: Kim Beirnaert. ISBN 978 94 91843 02 0
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207 This Formless Thing Alexandra Navratil 176 15.5 x 21 Kunstmuseum Winterthur / SMBA Amsterdam 2013

This Formless Thing alludes to materials and artificial substances from which images are made, like celluloid, photosensitive emulsion, and pigments. Around a series of five thematically complementing works by Navratil, seven text contributions where written by Jennifer Burris, Simona Ciuccio, Natasha Ginwala, Esther Leslie, Matthew Solomon, Jelena Rakin, and Mirjam Varadinis. Published in conjunction with a solo exhibition by Alexandra Navratil in Kunstmuseum Winterthur, travelling to SMBA, Amsterdam. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 94 91843 03 7
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206 The different possible variations, options, additions or substractions of the beginning of something. Marc Nagtzaam 12 21 x 29.7 2013

Reproductions of six wall drawings made by Nagtzaam at San Serriffe, Amsterdam, during the month of June, 2013. Laser print on paper, hand stapled in a numbered edition of 40 copies.
Price: Euro 12.- (exclusively for sale at San Serriffe)

205 Journal Drawings Henri Jacobs 492 24 x 34 2013

A repository of nine years of drawing and collecting images. All Jacobs' journal drawings from 001 up to 666 are shown. For some of them, different stages of development are included. These stages reveal how a particular drawing evolved, and throughout the book, the evolution of Jacobs' drawing itself can be seen. A book with a huge number of images which, after painstaking labour, have received a place in which they can interact with each other through the eyes of the viewer. Design: Mevis & Van Deursen, Lu Liang. Made possible with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund and the Flemish authorities. ISBN 978 90 77459 99 7
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There is also a 32 x 24 cm print available in an edition of 50. Print with drawing on Dalbe 200 gr/m2.
Price: 250 Euro (or 300 Euro with a book). If you are interested please send us a mail.

204 A Glass of Water (Some Objects on the Path to Enlightenment) Saskia Janssen 84 21 x 27.7 2013

Since 2011 Saskia Janssen has been attending weekly lessons in Buddhism at a small temple based in a cellar underneath a sunbed studio in Amsterdam-East. During these lessons, as well as at the monthly lectures and rituals overseen by visiting Lamas, she takes notes and makes sketches. Once she returns to her studio she transforms these into works: drawings, photos, sculpture and text. Alternatively Janssen revisits existing works, but from a new perspective. Design: Jaan Evart and Saskia Janssen. Edition: 750. ISBN 978 90 77459 97 3
Made possible with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund.
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203 In Memory of Things to Come Arnoud Holleman folded poster 100 x 70 CBK Rotterdam 2013

1.000 questions for the year 2135. Written on the occasion of the closure ceremony of the Time Capsule at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam on May 30, 2013. In Dutch only. Design: Hans Gremmen. Editing: Mieke van der Linden and Mirjam Klootwijk.

202 Yonder Marnix Goossens 132 20 x 27 2013

'Yonder' is a selection of works that document a seven year study of indoor elements that reflect Goossens' longing for freedom, independency and nature. This book was presented at Foam, Amsterdam on July 18th accompanied by a solo show with a selection of these works. With text by Maria Barnas. Design: Remco van Bladel. Made possible with the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund. ISBN 978 94 91843 01 3
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201 Room with Broken Sentence Mark Manders 24 21 x 29.7 Mondriaan Fund / 55th Venice Biennial 2013

Textless brochure with photographs of Manders' installation in the Dutch Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennial. Edition: 30.000, free for visitors of the exhibition. Not for sale.

200 Room with Broken Sentence Mark Manders 176 21 x 27 Mondriaan Fund / 55th Venice Biennial 2013

Catalogue published on the occasion of Manders' exhibition in the Dutch Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennial. With an introduction by Lorenzo Benedetti (curator of the Pavilion) and contributions by 37 international writers who were invited to give a personal reflection on one aspect of Self-Portrait as a Building. For this, Manders supplied them with an image and a title to which they could respond. Editing and design: Roger Willems and Mark Manders.
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Authors: Lorenzo Benedetti, Birgit Donker, Mark Manders, Maxwell L. Anderson, Maria Barnas, Stephan Berg, Achim Borchardt-Hume, Saskia Bos, Philippe Van Cauteren, Doryun Chong, Penelope Curtis, Nickel van Duijvenboden, Peter Eleey, Douglas Fogle, Gary Garrels, Jeffrey Grove, Hans den Hartog Jager, Jan Hoet, Laura Hoptman, Wonne Ickx, Yukie Kamiya, Toby Kamps, Mami Kataoka, Vincenzo Latronico, Maaike Lauwaert, Jean-Hubert Martin, Francois Piron, Philippe Pirotte, Yasmil Raymond, Hans Rudolf Reust, Lon Robbe, Dieter Roelstraete, Ralph Rugoff, Nancy Spector, Susan Lubowsky Talbott, Mirjam Varadinis, Olga Viso, Joel Wachs, Ida van Zijl, Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson.

199 Full Color Karel Martens 160 15.5 x 22 DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion, Tokyo 2013

Visual essay of Karel Martens' studio, published on the occassion of the exhibition KM at ginza graphic gallery (Tokyo, Japan). With texts by David Senior and Karel Martens. Photography: Johannes Schwartz. Editing and Design: Julie Peeters & Karel Martens. ISBN 978 90 77459 98 0
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198 Minyan Swizzle / Acolyte Frena Mark Manders 8 (x2) 35 x 48 Mondriaan Fund 2013

'Minyan Swizzle' and 'Acolyte Frena' are the 6th and 7th issue in a series of fake newspapers. These particular ones where produced to cover the entire entrance of the Dutch Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennial as part of Manders' installation 'Room with Broken Sentence'. Not for sale.
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197 The Moon Has a Complicated Geography various 120 + insert 17 x 24 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2013

Publication coinciding with the exhibition The Moon Has a Complicated Geography at De Vleeshal, Middelburg, in which the artists have been given 16 blank pages to employ as a parallel space, alongside those of De Vleeshal. Besides documenting the exhibition, the publication demonstrates some of the interpretative dynamics between the artists' ad hoc interventions on its pages.
With contributions by Van Brummelen & De Haan, Arnoud Holleman, Hedwig Houben, Gert Jan Kocken, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Willem Oorebeek, Vincent Vulsma and Elisa van Joolen. Curated by Lorenzo Benedetti. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 959
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196 The Exact Opposite of Distance. Notes on Representation Vol. 5 Irene Kopelman 72 21 x 28 Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen 2013

This fifth volume with art projects by Irene Kopelman consists of three sets of drawings made in the Amazon rainforest (Light Fragments, From the River, Forest Windows), and a set of paintings (Forest Windows). Besides reproductions of the complete series, the book contains detailed work notes covering Kopelman's stay in the jungle from May 9 till June 20, 2012. In contrast to the wideness of the landscapes of rocks and glaciers she has previously worked on to reproduce in detail, Kopelman experienced an opposite of distance by working in a jungle that entirely surrounded her. Edited by Moosje Goosen. Design: Roger Willems. Text in English and Spanish.
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195 Lying Awake Geert Goiris 170 + insert 24 x 31 M - Museum Leuven 2013

The book contains a selection of 88 works from the last 15 years. They have not been given a chronological or thematic order but have been set in sequence in a manner characteristic of Goiris whereby the images become the components of an estranged storyline. Whilst research plays an important role in his approach towards the subjects and geographical locations he depicts, Goiris removes the photos from their documentary reality and directs the work towards fiction. They are rather sublimated images that don t appear to be from here or from now. The captured images witness an almost disturbing wonderment, such as the image of the permafrost landscape wherein the tracks of vehicles remain visible for centuries. Comprising specifically written texts by Nickel van Duijvenboden, Matthew Vollgraff and Geert Goiris himself (Myths, Places and Protagonists), this book can be seen as a project in its own right and was presented in conjunction with a solo exhibition at the M- Museum Leuven. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 935
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194 Tribune (Diary 1971 -1978) Luc Deleu DVD + booklet 20 x 25 Etablissement d'en face, Brussels / LLS 387, Antwerp 2013

106 minutes conversation between Luc Deleu and Jef Lambrecht while flipping through, and commenting on Deleu's early diary 'Tribune', which was made between 1971 and 1978. The diary counts 300 pages, richly covered with clippings, photographs, advertisements, sketches, stamps, notes, drawings, logos, cartoons, advertising leaflets, and maps. Besides reflecting on world history and events taking place in the first half of the seventies, the book refers to Deleu's works created during this period, and to works that he realized only years later. Sublimated in collages, illustrations, sketches and projects, 'Tribune' expresses Deleu's fresh desire for a global mobility and mobile architecture, and marks the start of his "artistic journey". Text booklet: Christophe Van Gerrewey. Camera and editing: Wim Catrysse. With subtitles in Dutch and English. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 9077459 928
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193 Writing Over Kasper Andreasen 100 21 x 29 2013

Since 2006 Kasper Andreasen has developed a body of work centered on drawing and mapping. 'Writing Over' is a companion volume to an installation that was part of an exhibition held at Netwerk in Aalst in the summer of 2012. The artist's book is divided into two parts, 'Atlas' and 'Atlas Archive'. The drawings in 'Atlas' are based on landscape photographs, medieval maps, and notations, and are rendered in different types of drawing marks. The works in 'Atlas Archive' are part of a study of writing and drawing surfaces used in the course of a cartographic process: sketches, writings, stamps, and engraving plates. Design and text by Louis Lüthi. ISBN 978 90 77459 91 1
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Special edition available: Image transfer on paper. Size: 20.5 x 28.5 cm. Edition: 20
Price: Euro 50 (Euro 150 with frame). If you are interested please send us a mail.

192 Iwar von Lücken: Selected Poems (With Annotations) Dieter Roelstraete 48 10.7 x 17.7 2013

Collection of poems by Dieter Roelstraete, with annotations.
ISBN 978 90 77459 82 9

Staring at the world outside the train,
The dark-clad devil of longing for nothing
Has wormed his way into my brain.

The ghost of gloom cast the first glove;
I finally picked it up I no longer abstain.
Let the genie from the inkwell hover far above.

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191 Studio Matters +1 Massimo Bartolini 160 17 x 24 The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh / S.M.A.K. Ghent 2013

Italian artist Massimo Bartolini is mainly known for his installations, however he also works in video and photography. This book is published to accompany two complementary and overlapping exhibitions, in Edinburgh and Ghent. The focus is on a selection of smaller, sculptural objects, in addition to a pair of large, site-specific installation works. Besides a large amount of full-colour plates, an interview by Fiona Bradley and Philippe Van Cauteren lends insight into Bartolini s artistic process and perspective. Text in English. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 89 8
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190 The Flanders Peninsula Bart Lodewijks 64 21 x 30 City of Ronse 2012

Invited by the City of Ronse - a small town in Belgium - Lodewijks worked in the Prinskouter district between 2010 and 2012. During this period of time he was producing drawings with blackboard chalk on walls. Starting by drawing on anonymous outdoor walls and industrial property, he became a known face in the area and succeeded to get permision to draw on facades and interiors of private homes. Next to images the book offers a beautiful text written by the artist about his encounters with the people in the neigbourhood. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 90 4
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189 The Molyneux Problem Irene Kopelman 144 16.5 x 23.5 2012

Kopelman described five projects dealing intensively with research, traveling, observing, and drawing. Her descriptions and work notes give insight in Kopelman's relation to sience and point at the distinction between what one knows and what one sees. More than showing results she shares a mental process evolving in every project. In Meditation Piece she draws a tiny desert stone for a month on a daily base. Halfway she notes: 'And still, I like spending time in front of the stone, in front of a problem that repeats itself every day. It's a familiar feeling, and therefor gentle to the mind. How will I go about today? The stone is the same; I am most probably not.'
The text has been adapted from her doctoral dissertation, defended in September 2011. Text edited by Moosje Goossen. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 88 1
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188 From Action of Matchmaking Photons to Zen Buddhists' Bad Breath Voebe de Gruyter 216 23.5 x 34 2012

Voebe de Gruyter is an artist who makes propositions about unexpected scientific phenomena and other patterns which reveal themselves in everyday situations. Her work abounds with elementary particles: points of concentration, information particles, small units which contain multitudes, the artist once explained. For this publication De Gruyter went through her complete inventory and studio archives. With texts by Maria Barnas and Roel Arkesteijn, plus explanatory notes by the artist for almost all of the works. Design: Felix Weigand. ISBN 978 90 77459 87 4
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187 Night Drawings Mark Manders 16 47 x 35.1 2012

Twelve drawings and one photograph by Mark Manders. Design: Roger Willems. Edition: 400 copies

186 Reference Book Mark Manders 536 17 x 24 Heineken Prize for Art 2012

Mark Manders was awarded the Heineken Prize for Art in 2010. On this occasion Roma Publications compiled this almost encyclopedic book which covers Manders' oeuvre from the late 1980s until the present. It contains facsimiles of previous artist's publications and a focus on a large number of recent, never-before-published works. The moment of publishing is timed to coincide with Manders representing the Netherlands at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013.
With texts by Mark Manders, Nickel van Duijvenboden, and Maria Barnas. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 86 7
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185 Oeuvre sculpté, travaux pour amateurs Koenraad Dedobbeleer 112 19 x 23 Lokremise St.Gallen 2012

This artist's book is published on the occasion of Dedobbeleer s solo exhibition at Lokremise St. Gallen, travelling to Centre d art contemporain d Ivry, Le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine, and De Vleeshal, Middelburg. The book, together with Dedobbeleer's sculptural works, reflects in a refined, and sometimes humorous manner on centuries-old traditions in sculpture, sophisticated design and banal, everyday culture. ISBN 978 90 77459 85 0
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184 S.M.A.K. TRACK - a contemporary city conversation various 376 20 x 27 S.M.A.K. Ghent 2012

TRACK is an international art exhibition taking place in the public and semi-public space of Ghent from 12 May till 16 September 2012. It offers unexpected encounters with the city, its history and its inhabitants, stimulating reflection on urban realities and, in a wider sense, the contemporary human condition. Curators Philippe Van Cauteren and Mirjam Varadinis invited forty-one artists to conceive artworks strongly rooted in the urban fabric of Ghent, but linking the local context with issues of global significance.
Participating artists: Lara Almarcegui, Pawel Althamer, Sven Augustijnen, Alexandra Bachzetsis, Massimo Bartolini, John Bock, Michaël Borremans, Mike Bouchet, Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan, Christoph Büchel, Peter Buggenhout, Mircea Cantor, Leo Copers, Simona Denicolai, Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset, Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Cyprien Gaillard, Mekhitar Garabedian, Christina Hemauer Roman Keller, Adelita Husni-Bey, Tadashi Kawamata, Susanne Kriemann, Alon Levin, Erik van Lieshout, Bart Lodewijks, Emilio López-Menchero. Erwan Mahéo, Mark Manders, Teresa Margolles, Ahmet Ögüt, Ivo Provoost, Tobias Putrih, Tazu Rous, Yorgos Sapountzis, Superflex, Pilvi Takala, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Javier Téllez, Tercerunquinto, Benjamin Verdonck, Danh Vo, Lawrence Weiner.
Texts by: Claire Bishop, Chris Dercon, Boris Groys, Stefan Hertmans, a.o. (Dutch and English).
Editing and design: Lieze Eneman, Roger Willems, Hans Gremmen. ISBN 978 90 77459 83 6
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183 Dun Briste, Downpatrick Head Jan Kempenaers 30 + print 23 x 33 Academy of Fine Arts Ghent 2012

As a sequel to his previous books 'Spomenik' and 'Picturesque', the photographs in this special edition are also part of Kempenaers' artistic research project on contemporary picturesque. A filmic sequence of photographs of a massive rock is printed on a cardboard leporello which measures 33 x 345 cm when unfolded. It contains an original colour lambda print, signed and numbered in an edition of 500. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 84 3
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182 Apperception Daan van Golden 244 + supplement 24 x 30 WIELS, Brussels 2012

From the early geometric abstraction to the recent series of silhouette paintings, passing through photographic works and ephemera never printed before, Apperception offers a comprehensive gathering of Daan van Golden s work to date. It also includes a list of his work, arranged by medium and chronologically, and the collections that hold them. Essays by Devrim Bayar, Sven Lütticken and Erik Thys (English/Dutch/French). Design: Inge Ketelers. ISBN 978 90 77459 81 2
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181 Autumn of Modernism various 256 21 x 29.7 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2012

Different from a regular exhibition catalogue, this book contains autonomous contributions by 14 artists who where invited by curator Lorenzo Benedetti to take part in the exhibition 'Autumn of Modernism' at De Vleeshal, Middelburg. The contributions somehow respond in an indirect way to the social changes of our day, such as the present economic crisis. With contributions by Gwenneth Boelens, Piet Dieleman, gerlach en koop, Sara van der Heide, Martijn Hendriks, Bas van den Hurk, Rob Johannesma, Katja Mater, Marc Nagtzaam, Falke Pisano, Petra Stavast, Batia Suter, Remco Torenbosch, Martijn in 't Veld. With an introduction by Lorenzo Benedetti. Design: Roger Willems and Louis Lüthi. ISBN 978 90 77459 79 9
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180 The World Explained. A Microhistorical Encyclopedia Erick Beltrán 272 19 x 26.6 Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam 2012

Divided over three exhibition projects taken place in Sao Paulo, Barcelona, and Amsterdam, Beltrán interviewed a large number of people and collected a variety of personal theories on all kind of subjects. He drew his inspiration from microhistory, a genre in cultural history that focuses on personal stories and apparently minor events, sketching a picture of a culture or mentality of a particular period. 'Our view of the world is determined not just by what we have learned about the world or even what we have actually experienced,' Beltrán explains. 'It consists to a large extent of suspicions, makeshift connections and personal interpretations.' With an introduction by Anke Bangma. Design: Erick Beltrán with Gabrielle Pauty and Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 80 5
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179 Me and Rodin Chapter 14 Arnoud Holleman 16 13.5 x 21 2012

Chapter Fourteen is based on a transcription of a talk held by Arnoud Holleman on February 11, 2012 at castillo/corrales in Paris. It was distributed freely to the audience of the exhibition Roma Publications 1998-2012, at Research Centre for Artists Publications, Weserburg, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, from March 9 till May 13, 2012. Design: Roger Willems

178 Ruth on the Phone Nigel Shafran 156 16.5 x 24 2012

A series of chronologically ordered photographs taken by Nigel Shafran between 1995 and the 26th January 2004, the book takes the form of a novel without words. The sequence shows Ruth, first at the end of the telephone receiver, later on a cordless phone, the one constant as time and place change around her. Editor: Paul Elliman. Design: Julie Peeters. ISBN 978 90 77459 76 8
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177 A Dutch Landscape - Un Paisaje Holandes Javier Hontoria (Editor) 76 20 x 28 La Casa Encendida Madrid 2012

Catalogue for the group exhibition Un Paisaje Holandes, curated by Javier Hontoria for La Casa Encendida Madrid, coinciding with the participation of the Netherlands as the guest country at ARCO, Madrid. The exhibition and catalogue offer an overview of the work of two different generations of the Dutch art scene - the one active in the late 1960s and early 1970s (Bas Jan Ader, Marinus Boezem, Stanley Brouwn, Jan Dibbets, and Ger van Elk) and the one born shortly afterwards (Feiko Beckers, Gwenneth Boelens, Sharon Houkema, Marijn van Kreij, Katja Mater, Navid Nuur, and Martijn in 't Veld). With text in English and Spanish by Javier Hontoria.
Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 78 2
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176 Les études d'ombres Mark Manders 128 + 8 21 x 27 Carré d'Art, Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes 2012

Catalogue published on the occasion of Manders' solo exhibition Les Études d'ombres at Carré d'Art, Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes. With texts in French by Sylvie Coellier and Mark Manders. Design: Hans Gremmen. ISBN 978 90 77459 71 1
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175 Spots of Time Rob Johannesma 128 17 x 24 ar/ge kunst, Bolzano / Museo Marino Marini, Firenze 2012

Published on the occasion of the exhibition WORLD-WIELDING at ar/ge kunst Galerie Museum and the Marino Marini Museum in Florence. With text (English, Italian, German) by Rob Johannesma, Luigi Fassi and Alberto Salvadori. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 77 5
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174 RSE A Few Things One Is Not Allowed to Do Mark Manders
Roma Support Edition
print on cardboard 30 x 40 2011

Drawing by Mark Manders, printed in diamond screen offset on 2 mm acid free card board, in a limited edition of 100. This is the first issue of the irregular Roma Support Edition-series. Profits will be used to fund upcoming publications.
Price (excl. VAT & shipping): 250 euro unframed (30 x 40 cm) or 325 euro in black wooden frame (36.1 x 46 cm). To order please mail to

173 Picturesque Jan Kempenaers 80 33.5 x 26.5 Academy of Fine Arts Ghent 2012

45 landscapes and architecture photographs by Jan Kempenaers. This book, together with his previous book Spomenik (Roma Publication 141, 2010) present the results of Kempenaers' practice based research on 'contemporary picturesque'. Dirk De Meyer, quoted from this book:
Yet, even when gratifying due to their composition and their living tints and endless varieties , Kempenaers photographs of landscapes altered by man forestall the nostalgia that has, over time, become typical for the picturesque. They force the viewer to remain in the present and think about its conditions and its future, and about the forces threatening our environment. Using Gilpin s topoi of the picturesque - which, by now, are themselves "classical" - Kempenaers' images confront us with the picturesque s slightly disconcerting aspects. As one visitor of the 1975 New Topographics exhibition at the George Eastman House observed, the photographs on display were saying "This is it, kid; take it for its beauty and its ugliness." Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 74 4
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173 SP Picturesque (Special edition) Jan Kempenaers 80 + photo 33.5 x 26.5 Academy of Fine Arts Ghent 2012

Special edition of Picturesque with an original photograph by Jan Kempenaers, printed in a limited edition of 30, signed and numbered by the artist. Lambda print, 30 x 24 cm
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172 My dad playing piano Arnoud Holleman audio cd 12.5 x 12.5 2011

6 tracks of piano music separated by silent intervals, played by Wim Holleman (1926-1993) in the late eighties and early nineties. Remastered in 2011.

171 We made it our dream to move on. Monturiol updated Ruth Estévez, Sarah Demeuse (Editors) 168 13.5 x 20 Espai Cultural Obra Social Caja Madrid, Barcelona 2011

This book is part and parcel of the exhibition project Nos hicimos la ilusión de avanzar directamente (We made it our dream to move on) shown at the Espai Cultural de Caja Madrid in Barcelona between November 23, 2011 and January 15, 2012. The title, a sentence culled from Monturiol s treatise, refers in this new context to the collective insistence on progress in cognitive, cultural and/or technical terms. With contributions by Ruth Estévez, Sarah Demeuse, Jorge Méndez Blake, Javier Toscano, Erick Beltrán, Mariana Castillo Deball, Eduardo Gil, Carla Herrera-Prats, Irene Kopelman, Erick Meyenberg, Ania Soliman, Batia Suter, and Pablo Vargas Lugo. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 73 7
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170 Pieter Vermeersch Pieter Vermeersch 36 24 x 32 Be-Part, Waregem 2011

Photographic documentation of a large wall painting by Vermeersch at Be-Part Waregem with a text by Dieter Roelstraete (Dutch/English). Photography: Pieter Huybrechts. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 72 0
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169 The Object of Criticism Benoît Maire 48 20 x 28 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2011

Book after Benoît Maire's solo exhibition with the same title at De Vleeshal, Middelburg. With an introduction by Lorenzo Benedetti. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 978 90 77459 71 3
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168 DIABATA Olaf Nicolai folded paper 65 x 46 RAM Radioartemobile, Roma 2011

Compilation from dream journals, published as part of the installation Camera (After Poussin), 2011, on occasion of the exhibition The Third Tiger with Rossella Biscotti, Mark Manders, and Olaf Nicolai at RAM Radioartemobile, Roma, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti. Design: Roger Willems

167 In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art Susan Hapgood and Cornelia Lauf (Editors) 104 19 x 27 De Vleeshal, Middelburg 2011

Certificates of authenticity are a critical aspect of art works today. They often embody the artwork itself, while referring to it, serving as its deed, legal statement, and fiscal invoice. Certificates by artists validate the authorship and originality of the work and they allow the work of art to be positioned in the marketplace as a branded product. Providing examples of artists certificates from the past fifty years, this book reveals how roles have shifted and developed, as well as how the materials and content of art have changed.
With certificates by: Ruben Aubrecht, Judith Barry, Robert Barry/Stefan Brüggemann, Hemali Bhuta and Shreyas Karle, Pierre Bismuth, George Brecht, Marinus Boezem, Daniel Buren, Andre Caderé, Marcel Duchamp, Maria Eichhorn, Urs Fischer, Dan Flavin, Andrea Fraser, Liam Gillick, The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Hans Haacke, Edward Kienholz, Yves Klein, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Ken Lum, Piero Manzoni, Gordon Matta-Clark, Josiah McElheny and Allan Kaprow, Jonathan Monk, Robert Morris, Antoni Muntadas, Yoko Ono, Cesare Pietroiusti, Adrian Piper, Emilio Prini, Robert Projansky and Seth Siegelaub, Raqs Media Collective, Robert Rauschenberg, Sharmila Samant, Joe Scanlan, David Shrigley, Daniel Spoerri, Haim Steinbach, Superflex, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Ben Vautier, Lawrence Weiner, Franz West, Cerith Wyn Evans, Carey Young, Andrea Zittel, Heimo Zobernig. Design: Louis Lüthi. ISBN 978 90 77459 69 0
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166 Dirk Braeckman Dirk Braeckman 384 29 x 25 M - Museum Leuven 2011

Dirk Braeckman is one of Belgium s leading artistic photographers. In each of his monumental photographic works, he creates an enclosed, isolated world that appears endless in its tactility, while at the same time gives short shrift to the illusions of the medium. These images do not aim to convey anything and yet they are suggestive of complete narratives.
Braeckman in the introduction of the book: (...) we discovered a large number of 'new' images - images that had never been printed. Detached from the context in which I had made them, they could be viewed anew and forge new connections. A number of these discoveries are included in this publication. From a physical perspective, they have yet to achieve definitive form. Ordinarily, the work exists first, and is published at a later date. Here, the reverse is true in some cases. Certain works exist only on the pages of this book, untitled, without dimensions - I may produce them as prints at some point in the future. This publication is, therefore, an autonomous instrument. It presents a state of affairs: extant and unprinted works, in whatever form, without conventional themes, periods or sequences. As such, this publication is a cross between an artist's book and a survey publication. And I feel right at home with this synthesized form.
With essays in English and Dutch by Martin Germann and Dirk Lauwaert. Design: Kim Beirnaert. ISBN 978 90 77459 67 6
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165 24 European Ethnographic Museums Sara van der Heide 48 23 x 30 2011

24 European Ethnographic Museums is a publication on a work with the same title by Sara van der Heide. This work consists of a series of 24 drawn museum names that show the Western obsession with the categorization and conservation of artefacts and people. With a text by Moosje Goosen. Design: Mevis & Van Deursen. ISBN 978 90 77459 65 2
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164 Reissue Marc Nagtzaam 128 23.5 x 32 2011

Monograph with a broad selection of Nagtzaam's work from 1995 to current date. Nagtzaam's meticulous graphite-gray pencil drawings are often abstract, geometric but also seek to be representations of a concrete reality or space. His drawings take up the entire page and appear almost impenetrable. "I m trying to find representations of a concrete reality, as well as those that can only be realized as drawings", he says. This idea is expressed in his use of scraps of text in his drawings and titles which offer little help in interpreting the works. While drawing usually implies that graphic marks generate meaning, the reverse is true with Nagtzaam s work. The drawings are like empy spaces, parallel to the world. I try to create a place that is not clearly defined . With texts in English by Chris Sharp and Dieter Roelstraete. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 70 6
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163 Nederland op de Biënnale van Venetië various 118 12 x 17 University of Amsterdam 2011

Series of interviews - in Dutch - with curators and artists who represented the Netherlands at the Venice Biennial over the past 10 years: Fiona Tan, Aernout Mik, Martijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, Jeanne van Heeswijk, Alicia Framis, Rein Wolfs, Jaap Guldemond, and Gitta Luiten.
Edited by: Marta Gnyp, David Smidt van Gelder, Tom Vandeputte.
Authors: Femke Truijens, Imara Limon, Janneke van Liempt, Jero van Nieuwkoop, Marthe van der Hilst, Matteo Kuijpers, Melchior Jaspers, Mels Evers, Tessa Verheul, Thomas Stokmans, Zippora Elders. Design: Joris Kritis & Julie Peeters. ISBN 978 90 77459 65 2
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162 Carrara Aglaia Konrad 136 22 x 29 2011

Aglaia Konrad uses film and photography to visually extend her interest in urban development, cityscapes and architecture. In this artist book she presents photographs taken in the Carrara region in Italy between 2008 and 2010, along with the 16mm film Concrete * Samples III Carrara . With a text by Angelika Stepken. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 66 9
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161 Looking at Trees. Notes on Representation Vol. 3 Irene Kopelman 40 21 x 28 2011

Book containing two series of water color drawings:
- Dots in Tree (5 drawings)
- Tree Drawings (5 drawings)
Edition of 400 copies, signed and numbered by the artist.
Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 63 8
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160 Surface Series Batia Suter 240 + leporello 23 x 30 Culturgest, Lisbon 2011

Surface Series - created by Batia Suter between 2008 and 2011 - contains images and fragments from other books. The recurrent use of photographic images is a common denominator in the work of Suter. Since the 1990s she makes use of enlarged photographic images to cover entire walls of exhibition spaces, exploring trompe l oeil effects and the relationship between the inside and outside of those spaces. In the same way she makes her books, like specific exhibitions on paper. With a text by Dieter Roelstraete. ISBN 978 90 77459 64 5 / Link:
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159 x Points of View. Notes on Representation Vol. 2 Irene Kopelman 144 21 x 28 2011

Book containing five series of drawings from objects, observed from different angles:
- 1 Point of View (160 glue stains from 1 angle)
- 2 Points of View (24 crystals and fossils from 2 angles)
- 3 Points of View (50 pieces of construction waste from 3 angles)
- 16 Points of View (1 fossil from 16 angles)
- 24 Points of View (46 stones from 24 angles)
Edition of 400 copies, signed and numbered by the artist.
Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 62 1
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158 Provisional Space Kees Goudzwaard 96 22 x 29 2011

Book with 55 reproductions of oil paintings by Kees Goudzwaard, made between 2006 and 2011. With a text by Ilaria Bonacossa. ISBN 978 90 77459 60 7 / Link:
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157 Inner Glow Wouter van Riessen 32 17 x 23.5 2011

Recent paintings by Wouter van Riessen with an interview by Nickel van Duijvenboden.
Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 61 4
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156 Set Amsterdam Dana Lixenberg 72 24 x 24 Willy Waltz International 2011

For Set Amsterdam, Dana Lixenberg photographed dozens of Amsterdam locations featured in the Dutch drama series A'dam / E.V.A. by Norbert ter Hall and Robert Alberdingk Thijm. Fascinated by the multitude and variety of places in the script, she decided to make a photo series of the city she left for New York more than twenty years ago: her birthplace, Amsterdam. With a text by Jurriaan Benschop. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 59 1
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155 Dos Casas Interconectadas Mark Manders 80 17.2 x 22.5 Casa Luis Barragan, Mexico City 2011

Published on the occasion of a site specific intervention by Manders in Casa Luis Barragan, Mexico City (February-April 2011).

154 50 Metres Distance or More. Notes on Representation Vol. 4 Irene Kopelman 120 21 x 28.5 2011

A collection of drawings and texts by Irene Kopelman, gathered during a journey to the Antarctic from January 6-26th 2010, aboard the expedition sailboat Spirit of Sydney. Text in English and Spanish, edited by Nickel van Duijvenboden. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 58 4
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153 Obra de Referencia Mark Manders 96 14 x 19.6 Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City 2011

Small-sized book with a broad selection of Manders' works, published on the occasion of a solo show in Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil in Mexico City (February-April 2011). Text in Spanish by Mark Manders and Ruth Estéves. Design: Roger Willems. ISBN 978 90 77459 57 7
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152 Beyond the Dust. Artists' Documents Today various 210 15 x 21 Dena Foundation / De Vleeshal, Middelburg / Fondation d'entreprise Ricard, Paris 2011

Catalogue with artists' contributions on the occasion of the group exhibition Beyond the Dust - Artists' Documents Today, curated by Francesca di Nardo in collaboration with Lorenzo Benedetti. Participating artists: Linda Fregni Nagler, Mark Geffriaud, Invernomuto, Jeroen Kooijmans, Irene Kopelman, Benoît Maire, Diego Marcon, Clément Rodzielski, Roma Publications, Batia Suter, Richard Sympson, Raphaël Zarka. Texts by Lorenzo Benedetti, and Francesca di Nardo. Edited and designed by Roger Willems in collaboration with Gwenneth Boelens. ISBN 978 90 77459 56 0
The book was commissioned by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP). Link:
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151 City People Ringel Goslinga 304 15.5 x 20 2011

City People is a personal encounter of Ringel Goslinga with the city he lives and works in: Amsterdam. For this project he documented the different circles of his social surroundings. Resulting in 122 black and white portraits, made with a large format camera. The portraits vary in intimacy, but the intensity is of every portrait is constant. In this publication all portraits are categorized, which results in a unique documentation of a city, and its citizens. Design: Hans Gremmen. ISBN 978 90 77459 54 6
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