New Arrivals 18th to 24th of April 2018

ROGER BALLEN, Resurrected/ Toinen tuleminen
127pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Bielefeld, 2016. R1100
The Resurrested House installation was on display in Serlachius Museum Gösta, Finland, as part of the exhibition, "Touching from a Distance", 2015.

Photographer and artist Roger Ballen was invited to transform a house deep in the Finnish forest. The whole building was then taken apart and reassembled in the Serlachius Museum Gösta in Mänttä, Finland.

The book documents the history and construction of the installation with photographs by Roger Ballen, and includes essays by Ville Lenkkeri, Elina Heikka, Riikka Ala-Harja, Sampo Linkoneva and Tarja Talvitie and Krister Grahn.

Text in English and Finnish.
140pp., b/w & colour illus., 4to., paperback, Bielefeld, 2017. R1100
Published to accompany the exhibition, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris, France, in 2017 and Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands, in 2018.

A collaboration between South African photographer Roger Ballen and Dutch draughtsman Hans Lemmen.

Includes texts by Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge, Claude d'Anthenaise and Stijn Huijts.

Text in English and French.
Eshun (E.) ed. AFRICA MODERN, creating the contemporary art of a continent
297pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, London, 2017. R
Published to mark the opening of the first major contemporary art museum in Africa, the Zeit Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, in Cape Town.

Contributions include:
Thomas Heatherwick's personal account of the conception and construction of the museum
Projects specially created for the book by eleven South African artists, including Pieter Hugo, Mohau Modisakeng, Santu Mofokeng, Mary Sibande, Mikhael Subotzky, Athi=Patra Ruga
Interviews and profiles with South African cultural figures such as William Kentridge and Ntone Edjabe of Chimurenga
Essays on the politics and cultural considerations that inform modern African art by Ashraf Jamal, Sisonke Msimang, Ngugi was Thiong'o, Achille Mbembe, and others.

Weekly Archive