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PIERRE HUYGHE: UNTITLED (HUMAN MASK)

Written by Lewis, Mark
An examination of Pierre Huyghe's post-apocalyptic Untitled (Human Mask), which asks whether our human future may be one of remnants and mimicry. Pierre Huyghe's 2014 film Untitled (Human Mask) combines images of a post-apocalyptic world (actual footage of deserted streets close to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of March 2011) with a haunting scene of a monkey work
January 25, 2022 | Paperback | Afterall Books | 96 Pages |
$19.95
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AFTER THE BAUHAUS, BEFORE THE INTERNET: A HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN PEDAGOGY

A history of design teaching from the mid-1950s to the mid-1990s told through essays, interviews, remembrances, and primary materials. With contributions by more than forty of the most influential voices in art, architecture, and design, After the Bauhaus, Before the Internet traces a history of design teaching from the mid-1950s to the mid-1990s through essays, interviews, and p
October 11, 2022 | Paperback | No Place Press | 368 Pages |
$45.00
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PAPER REVOLUTIONS: AN INVISIBLE AVANT-GARDE

Written by James, Sarah E
The experimental practices of a group of artists in the former East Germany upends assumptions underpinning Western art's postwar histories. In Paper Revolutions, Sarah James offers a radical rethinking of experimental art in the former East Germany (the GDR).
March 29, 2022 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 400 Pages |
$34.95
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CONTEST OF THE FRUITS

A satirical poem about the rivalry of various fruits becomes a point of departure for investigations of tolerance and identity in a pluralistic world. The Contest of the Fruits takes a nineteenth-century Uyghur satirical poem as a departure point for investigations of language, politics, religion, humor, resilience, and resistance in a pluralistic world.
October 5, 2021 | Paperback | MIT Press | 160 Pages |
$29.95
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PROSPECTING OCEAN

Written by Hessler, Stefanie
Investigating the entanglement of industry, politics, culture, and economics at the frontier of ocean excavations through an innovative union of art and science.The oceans are crucial to the planet's well-being. They help regulate the global carbon cycle, support the resilience of ecosystems, and provide livelihoods for communities.
December 17, 2019 | Paperback | MIT Press | 240 Pages |
$29.95
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SEX ECOLOGIES

The first compendium of writing and art to present the case for the role of sex in environmental and social justice. Sex Ecologies explores pleasure, affect, and the powers of the erotic in the human and more-than-human worlds.
November 23, 2021 | Paperback | MIT Press | 288 Pages |
$29.95
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LITERATURE'S ELSEWHERES: ON THE NECESSITY OF RADICAL LITERARY PRACTICES

Written by Gilbert, Annette
An examination of a series of diverse, radical, and experimental international works from the 1950s to the present. What is a literary work?
April 5, 2022 | Paperback | MIT Press | 432 Pages |
$34.95
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TURKS, JEWS, AND OTHER GERMANS IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Written by Chametzky, Peter
The first book to examine multicultural visual art in Germany, discussing more than thirty contemporary artists and arguing for a cosmopolitan Germanness. With Turks, Jews, and Other Germans in Contemporary Art, Peter Chametzky presents a view of visual culture in Germany that leaves behind the usual suspects--those artists who dominate discussions of contemporary German art, inc
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 360 Pages |
$29.95
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PARALLEL PUBLIC: EXPERIMENTAL ART IN LATE EAST GERMANY

Written by Blaylock, Sara
How East German artists made their country's experimental art scene a form of (counter) public life. Experimental artists in the final years of the German Democratic Republic did not practice their art in the shadows, on the margins, hiding away from the Stasi's prying eyes.
March 1, 2022 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 328 Pages |
$34.95
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VISUAL CULTURE

Written by Boylan, Alexis L
How to think about what it means to look and see: a guide for navigating the complexities of visual culture.The visual surrounds us, some of it invited, most of it not. In this visual environment, everything we see--color, the moon, a skyscraper, a stop sign, a political poster, rising sea levels, a photograph of Kim Kardashian West--somehow becomes legible, normalized, accessible.
August 11, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 248 Pages |
$15.95

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