The reading room

2020

 

 

  • -We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965-1985. A Sourcebook
  • -Down River Road (drr): Place & Ritual
  • -L’Internationale Online
  • -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