The reading room

2022

  • -Institute of Radical Imagination(IRI)
  • -Working-class Cinema in the Age of Digital Capitalism: Massimiliano Mollona
  • -A glossary for arts education: On the Home Workspace Program 2014–2015: Edited by Özge Ersoy
  • -Publishing as Method: In Conversation with Özge Ersoy and Paul C. Fermin: IDEAS Journal
  • Jackie Karuti: Notes Movement Method
  • -Tube Dust Drone: Brückenmusik 1995-2015
  • -Sneak Review: Benjamin Patterson
  • -Das Rheingold (a new attempt): A multi-media opera by Ben Patterson
  • -I Will Draw a Map of What You Never See. Endeavours in Rhythmanalysis: SAVVY Books
  • -Ultrasanity. On Madness, Sanitation, Anti-psychiatry and Resistance: SAVVY Books
  • -The Russian Experiment in Art, 1863-1922: Camilla Gray
  • -Would That I Might Reach Myself Before All Others: Barbara Casavecchia on Maria Lai
  • -Ralph Lemon: Thomas J. Lax, MOMA
  • -What the Fire Sees: A Divided Reader
  • -Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: Olga Tokarczuk

2021

  • -Orphans of politics: A conversation with Lea Melandri on dependency, autonomy, love
    By Christina Chalmers
  • -Silvano Agosti in conversation with Adelita Husni Bey
  • -Breathing Out of School: Raw Académie. Edited by Koyo Kouoh
  • -All Incomplete: Stefano Harney & Fred Moten
  • -A Black Hole is Everything a Star Longs to Be: Kara Walker
  • -“1990: L.A., ‘The Gold Field‘”: Felix Gonzalez-Torres
  • -A Black Gaze: Artists Changing How We See: Tina M. Campt
  • -Agnes Martin: Paintings and Drawings 1974-1990: Published by Museum Wiesbaden
  • -Notes and Methods: Hilma Af Klint
  • -Methods and Processes: Ben Patterson
  • -Ben Patterson- Event Scores: Benedikt Stegmayer
  • -Ben Patterson- In the State of Fluxus: Published by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
  • -Benjamin Patterson- Living Fluxus: Published by Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden
  • -Fluxus Vivus: The Arts Club of Chicago
  • -Cosmic shift: Russian contemporary art writing
  • -The Domain of the Great Bear: Mel Bochner & Robert Smithson
  • -Japanese Expanded Cinema and Intermedia: Critical Texts of the 1960s: Produced by
    Collaborative Cataloging Japan
  • -How Does The World Breathe Now? Film as witness, archive, and political tool: SAVVY Books
  • -We Have Delivered Ourselves from the Tonal- Of, Towards, On, For Julius Eastman: SAVVY Books
  • -An Apartment on Uranus. Chronicles of the Crossing: Paul B. Preciado
  • -Museum, Urban Detritus & Pornography: Paul B. Preciado
  • -Hauntology, Nostalgia & Lost Futures: Mark Fisher interviewed by Valerio Mannucci & Valerio Mattioli for Nero (2014)
  • -Acid Communism (unfinished introduction): Mark Fisher
  • -What are the politics of boredom? (ballard 2003 remix): k-punk 08.03.2005
  • -Invisible Inventories. Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums: International Inventories Programme(IIP)
  • -People Who Think Together Dance Together: A Manifesto: Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa
  • -Antoni Tàpies. Updated reflections: Arnau Puig, Tàpies Today
  • -Art Without Work & Work Without Art: Georgia Sagri
  • -Motion Capture: Lucy Raven
  • -Movement short stories: Jackie Karuti
  • -The Thinking Hand: Existential and Embodied Wisdom: Juhani Pallasmaa
  • My body doesn’t exist: Paul B. Preciado
  • Tidalectic Lectures: Kamau Brathwaite’s Prose/Poetry as Sound-Space: Anna Reckin
  • -Book pull-out. Preliminary thoughts and constructions: Roseline Olang
  • -Etching ingredients: Jackie Karuti
  • Cosmic Bulletin: Institute of the Cosmos
  • -Matter of Record, 2010: Peterson Kamwathi
  • -Gray Latitudes: Michelle Angwenyi
  • -Behind the mirror: Jen Huxta
  • -Life Notes. Personal writings by contemporary Black women: Patricia Bell-Scott
  • -Slide Show. Projected images in contemporary Art: Darsie Alexander
  • International student handbook

2020

  • -Clay Plates. Broken Records of Kiswahili Proverbs: Alexis Teyie
  • -Condition Report III. On Art History in Africa: Raw Material Company
  • -Looking Forward. Looking Black, 1999: Jo Anna Isaak
  • -We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965-1985. A Sourcebook
  • -Down River Road (drr): Place & Ritual
  • -If I Could Write This in Fire: Michelle Cliff
  • -L’Internationale Online
  • Field Conditions: Stan Allen
  • -Material Thought: Siah Armajani and the Half-Open Door: Simon Beeson
  • 53 Acts of Living: Canisia Lubrin
  • -Hapticity and Time. Notes on Fragile Architecture: Juhani Pallasmaa
  • In The Den of the Alchemist: Souleymane Bachir Diagne
  • -Fate Work: A Conversation between Valentina Desideri and Stefano Harney
  • Semiotics of the Cod: João Pedro Vale & Nuno Alexandre Ferreira
  • -Black Visual Frequency: A Glossary: Tina Campt
  • The university is dead; long live the university: Wandia Njoya
  • -Public Sphere by Performance: Bojana Cvejić & Ana Vujanović
  • -E-ducating the gaze: The idea of a poor pedagogy: Jan Masschelein
  • -Beyond The River Yei. Life in the land where sleeping is a disease: Binyavanga Wainaina
  • -The Re-Enchantment of Humanism: An Interview with Sylvia Wynter: David Scott
  • The Ignorant Dramaturg: Bojana Cvejić
  • -Moving as Thing. Choreographic Critiques of the Object: André Lepecki
  • -Sculpture in the Expanded Field: Rosalind Krauss
  • Thought is a Material: Talking with Mel Bochner about Space, Art, and Language: Alexander Kranjec
  • -Black visuality and the practice of refusal: Tina Campt
  • -Form & Object. A Treatise on Things: Tristan Garcia
  • De-Territorializing the Child: Towards a Theory of Affect in Educational Philosophy and Research: Marta Pires
  • -Städelschule Lectures: 2019-1999
  • -Duty Free Art. Art in the age of planetary civil war: Hito Steyerl
  • Cinephilia and Monstrosity: The Problem of Cinema in Deleuze’s Cinema Books: Claire Perkins
  • -The House of Hunger: Dambudzo Marechera
  • -En atendant & Cesena: A Choreographer’s Score: Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker & Bojana Cvejić
  • -Festac ’77: Chimurenga
  • -Maps And Wander Lines: Fernand Deligny
  • -(panic) shopping list(s)
  • -No Roses from My Mouth: Poems from Prison: Dr. Stella Nyanzi
  • Listening to Images: Tina M. Campt
  • -In the Wake: On Blackness and Being: Christina Sharpe
  • -Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance: Bojana Cvejić
  • Towards a Poetics of Imagination. On Mette Edvardsen’s poetry and its penchant to imagine a clandestine side to things: Bojana Cvejić
  • -Walenisi: Katama Mkangi
  • -The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study Stefano Harney and Fred Moten
  • -Deutscher Pavillon 2013, La Biennale di Venezia: Ai Weiwei, Romuald Karmakar, Santu Mofokeng, Dayanita Singh
  • -The Wretched of the Earth: Frantz Fanon
  • ArtAsiaPacific
  • Monoskop

 

2019

  • -Shin Egashira: Before Object, After Image. 1996 – 2006 Koshirakura Landscape
  • -Kodwo Eshun: More Brilliant than the Sun; Adventures in Sonic Fiction
  • -Fernand Deligny: Maps & Wander Lines
  • -Sophie Podolski: The country where everything is permitted
  • -Grace Ndiritu: Institutional Critique: Racism & Spiritual Practice in the Art World, 2019
  • -Tim Ingold: Lines-a Brief History, The Life of Lines, Being Alive, Making
  • -IKON: second series #1. Fall/Winter 1982-83
  • -The Sarai Reader book series
  • -The Adventures of Thiga: C.M Mureithi
  • -K-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher
  • -Capitalist Realism: Mark Fisher
  • -The Essential Writings of Marcel Duchamp: Edited by Michel Sanouillet & Elmer Peterson
  • -Sinazo Chiya: 9 More Weeks
  • eflux: Anton Vidokle and Hito Steyerl- Cosmic Catwalk and the Production of Time
  • -Another Country: James Baldwin
  • eflux: Raqs Media Collective- Stammer, Mumble, Sweat, Scrawl, and Tic
  • -Visual Culture: the reader. Edited by Jessica Evans & Stuart Hall
  • Ibraaz: Contemporary Visual Culture in North Africa & The Middle East
  • KADIST: A Distinct Itinerary in. Space and. Time.
  • -Ngũgĩ wa Mirii: On Literacy Content, 1979
  • -James Muriuki & Syowia Kyambi: Layers
  • -Chimurenganyana: When you kill us we Rule! Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s last interview. By Keziah Jones
  • -Monsieur Antipyrine’s Manifesto: Tristan Tzara
  • -Texte Zur Kunst: Globalisms
  • -Ashraf Jamal: In The World. Essays on Contemporary South African Art
  • -Àsìkò: residency notes
  • -Co.@rtnews
  • -Jackie Karuti: The Address (Book)
  • -Kochi-Muziris Biennale, 2018 catalog: Possibilities for a Non-alienated Life
  • -Jackie Karuti responding to Wolfang Tillmans’ work: What else can a photograph be?
  • Kwani? journal: Books 1-8

2018

  • -Felwine Sarr & Bénédicte Savoy: The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage. Toward a New Relational Ethics
  • -Jonathan Gathaara Sölanke Fraser: FOSSILS (or the movement of an image across a field of memory)
  • -Michelle Angwenyi: BIRD. an alternative thesis
  • -Neo Sinoxolo Musangi: Homing with My Mother / How Women in My Family Married Women
  • African Art Since 1992: A Timeline of Momentous Events in And Around The Continent
  • -Soul of a Nation. Art in the Age of Black Power: Edited by Mark Godfrey & Zoé Whitley
  • -Museum fur Volkerkunde, Frankfurt-Signs: Art from East Africa 1974 – 1989
  • -Dak’Art Biennale 2018 Catalog
  • -The Invention of Zimbabwe: The Chronic, Chimurenga-April, 2018
  • -XiBARUU TEERE YI(‘Chronic Books’ in Wolof): What can African Writers Learn from Cheikh Anta Diop?
  • -A Path Not Taken: The Story of Joseph Murumbi. Africa’s Greatest Private Cultural Collector and Kenya’s Second Vice-president. Anne Thurston
  • -9 Weeks: Hansi Momodu-Gordon
  • -African Sexualities: Sylvia Tamale
  • -Purple: John Akomfrah
  • -documenta 14: Daybook & Reader
  • -SOUTH as a state of mind
  • -Àsìkò: on the future of artistic and curatorial pedagogies in Africa
  • -Curriculum of Connections. Focus: Education- Contemporary &: Special documenta 14 edition
  • -Condition Report: symposium on building Art institutions in Africa. Edited by Koyo Kouoh
  • Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh