Category: Book launch

Ines Schaber,
Notes on Archives


19.10.2018

Notes on Archives is a series of publications by artist Ines Schaber about archives and the practices we conduct in relation to them. Produced over the course of more than ten years, the publications feature a series of case studies, research, concrete projects, and reflections on the questions and problems that image archives pose today.

Each Line Is A Crime
exhibition and book launch


28.07–24.08.2018

On the occasion of the book release of Towards (Im)Measurability of Art and Life written and edited by Miya Yoshida, Archive will host the group show, Each Line Is A Crime curated by the author. The exhibition expands on exploring the subject of art and measurement. It presents works by three artists: Birgit Auf der Lauer & Caspar Pauli (DE), Robert Estermann (CH), and Katya Sander (DK), each addressing different political, economic, aesthetic, and ethical issues of measurement in contemporary society.

aneducation
documenta 14


06-07.06.2018

Join us for a slow two-day launch of the publication aneducation – documenta 14. On June 6–7, 2018, Archive Books hosts readings, talks, moments for asking questions, meals, music, walks and exercises with team members, contributors, colleagues and guests from Athens, Berlin, Kassel and beyond.

To Become Two
Alex Martinis Roe


14.04-25.05.2018

Archive Kabinett presents To Become Two, a film installation and publication by Alex Martinis Roe that stem from her ongoing engagement with international feminist communities and their political practices. Across six films, To Become Two traces the stories of six different, yet connected, feminist groups from the 1970s to the present who have built communities in Europe and Australia. 

Spell Reel
screening and double book launch


13 – 20.04.2018

An archive of film and audio material in Bissau. On the verge of complete ruin, the footage testifies to the birth of Guinean cinema as part of the decolonising vision of Amílcar Cabral, the liberation leader who was assassinated in 1973. In collaboration with the Guinean filmmakers Sana na N’Hada and Flora Gomes, as well as many allies, Filipa César imagines a journey wherein this fragile matter from the past operates as a visionary prism of shrapnel, with which to look through.

Discreet Violence
Exhibition Opening


19.12.2017

On December 19th the exhibition opening of Discreet Violence: French Camps in Colonized Algeria, along with the book launch of Architecture of Counterrevolution: The French Army in Northern Algeria (Zurich: gta Publishers, 2017), took place at Archive Kabinett. 

Tropicália and
Beyond


18.11.2017

In connection with the screening programme, ‘Tropicália and Beyond: Dialogues in Brazilian Film History’ at Tate Modern, Archive Books presented a publication by the same title, edited by Stefan Solomon, along with the screening of ‘A Maldição Tropical’ and ‘Barravento Novo’.

The Re-appropriation
of Desire in Public


29.01.2017 – 06.02.2017

Launch of Having a Kiki: Queer Desire and Public Space – published by Paper Visual Art, edited by Emma Haugh. Accompanied by Haugh’s show The Re-appropriation of Sensuality, with a reading and conversation between the artist and PVA co-editor Adrian Duncan.

Frequency-Modulated
Scenario


25.11.2015

Presentation of the book Frequency-Modulated Scenario by Eran Schaerf published in the framework of the project fm-scenario – The Listener’s Voice, a radio station where freedom of speech is supposed to be guaranteed by a computerized moderator taking listeners’ calls.

Between States
Publication


24.11.2015

Launch of the publication Between States by the authors: Simon Faulkner and David Reeb. The launch will coincide with a display of videos of demonstrations in Palestinian villages in the West Bank by David Reeb and images of struggle in Israel/Palestine by ActiveStills.

RAB–RAB
Press


20.11.2015

An evening to present the latest issue of Rab-Rab: journal for political and formal inquiries in art, edited by Sezgin Boynik and Gregoire Rousseau and the activities of Rab-Rab Press. The journal was introduced by the editors and several contributors discussed the contents.

Make Yourself
Available


23.10.2015

Presentation of Annette Weisser’s artist book Make Yourself Available is published in connection with two of her recent solo exhibitions. On the occasion of the launch, the artist discusses Susanne Weiß, Ursula Schöndeling, and trauma therapist Gabriele Baring.

Mathilde ter Heijne
Performing Change


24.09.2015

Performing Change by Mathilde ter Heijne. Book launch and conversation with the artist and Michael Birchall, Vanessa Gravenor, Amy Patton, Janne Schäfer, Santiago da Silva, and Sophia Trollmann. On display two the artist: Women To Go and I Got the Sun in the Morning.

Judith Raum
eser


15.09.2015

Book launch with a conversation between the artist Judith Raum and art historian Sabeth Buchmann. eser is a comprehensive publication on Judith Raum’s work and includes essays by Sabeth Buchmann, Alexander García Düttman, Suzanne Marchand, and Iz Öztat.

Lieux de Mémoire
and Desire


05.09.2015 – 13.09.2015

Book launch of Maya Schweizer’s artist’s book with a conversation between the artist, Volker Pantenburg and Moritz Scheper. The publication was edited by Maya Schweizer and Moritz Scheper. A selection of the films featured in the book will be on view at Archive Kabinett.

JVE A
Books and lectures


28.07.2015

Presentation of a selection of books by Koen Brams, Sezgin Boynik, Cathleen Schuster/Marcel Dickhage, Bruno Besana, Gal Kirnm, Annette le Fort, Steven Corcoran, k.r.u.ž.o.k, and lecture by Jack Henri Fisher. By alumni and former director of the JVE Academie.

Deimantas Narkevičius
Da Capo


20.07.2015 – 06.08.2015

Book Launch of Deimantas Narkevičius. Da Capo: Fifteen Films, a comprehensive overview of the filmmaker’s work. Conversation between the artist and Boris Buden. A selection of the films featured within the book were on view at Archive Kabinett.

Trail by Natascha
Sadr Haghighian


04.07.2015

Resources installation and book presentation of Trail by Natascha Sadr Haghighian. A conversation will take place between the author, Ashkan Sepahvand, and Pola Sieverding. Trail is a project developed by Sadr Haghighian for the dOCUMENTA(13).

Drawing Room
Confessions


18.06.2015

Presentation of three new issues on Bruce McLean, Alexandre da Cunha, and Richard Wentworth. They are part of the series Drawing Room Confessions, in which for each book an artist is invited to play a game of conversation with interlocutors from different fields.

Summer Winter East
West by Martin Beck


05.06.2015

A presentation by Martin Beck. In conjunction with the release of the publication Summer Winter East West by Martin Beck followed by a conversation between Christina von Rotenhan and the artist. Edited by Sabine Rusterholz Petko and Christina von Rotenhan.

Berlin: A Morphology
of Walls


19.01.2014

Presentation of a new book by Anna Kostreva. Through over sixty hand drawn images the book tells the story of the development, or the morphology, of Berlin and emphasizes the impact of Berlin’s historical walls on the current day city. Published by Archive Books.

PERSONA / Return
to Inquiry


10.01.2014

Joint launch of two publications. The magazine PERSONA was edited by Melissa Gordon and Marina Vishmidt. Return to Inquiry is an artist book by Karolin Meunier. The event includes a reading by Karolin Meunier and an introduction with Melissa Gordon.

Survival Kits
Publication


25.09.2013

Presentation of Deborah Ligorio’s book at Archive Kabinett. After an introduction by the author there will be readings by Armen Avanessian, Federica Bueti, Paul Feigelfeld, Stefan Heidenreich, Vincenzo Latronico, and Ana Teixeira Pinto. Published by Sternberg Press.

Outside and Inside
the Power Museum


20.09.2013

Launch of the …ment journal and collaborative reading between Michael Baers and Jeremiah Day on the history of Los Angeles and the city’s relationship to public space. Part of the series Rhythms, Voices and Ties organized by Federica Bueti in collaboration with Archive Kabinett.

Warren Neidich
Berlin Works


08.09.2013

Book presentation of Berlin Works: The Noologist’s Handbook and Other Art Experiments. Followed by a discussion between the author, art and art researcher Warren Neidich and professor of modern and contemporary art history John Welchman.

The Lip
Anthology


25.07.2013

Lip Anthology introduced by editor Vivian Ziherl discussing the periodization of feminist art histories and (neo)liberal present takes on the politics of recognition. The presentation will be accompanied by a ‘Feminist Tablecloth’ produced by Matthew Lutz-Kinoy.

Tyler Coburn
I’m that angel


16.06.2013 – 21.06.2013

Presentation of Tyler Coburn’s book and video footage hosted by Archive Kabinett. There will be a short introduction to the project followed by an informal discussion with the author. The event coincides with a performance at e-shelter, Berlin’s largest data centre.

Psychopathologies of
Cognitive Capitalism


30.03.2013

Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism. A conference conceived by Warren Neidich at the ICI and lecture and book presentation at Archive Kabinett. The book is the second of a series of books that attempts to broaden the definition of cognitive capitalism.

Reisestipendiumsvideo
Travel Stipend Video


14.12.2012 – 21.12.2012

Presentation of Artistic Supplement by Peter Müller and Others. Parts of the supplement will be presented and discussed further by Peter Müller and Marina Vishmidt, with a comment by David Bennewith. The video will be on display at Archive Kabinett until December 21st.

AKV BERLIN
BOOK PRESENTATION


13.12.2012

AKV Berlin presents two books by the 2012 Arthur Boskamp Prizewinners at Archive Kabinett. Anna Herms will present her book Kindheit ist eine Erfindhung, published by AKV Berlin, and Fabian Reimann Another Earth Catalog, published by Spector Books.

No Order
#1


23.06.2011

Display and presentation of the first journal with the editor Marco Scotini. No Order #1, Art in a Post-Fordist Society is an editorial research project that focuses on the relationships between contemporary art systems and capitalism’s production processes.