Publications

2 or 3 Tigers
(Eds. Anselm Franke and Hyunjin Kim, Online Publikation, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2017)

intercalations: paginated exhibition
(K. Verlag / Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2014–2017)

Pop 16. 100 Jahre produzierte Musik
Bibliothek 100 Jahre Gegenwart
(Eds. Detlef Diederichsen and Florian Sievers, Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2017)
– In German –

Nervöse Systeme
Bibliothek 100 Jahre Gegenwart
(Eds. Anselm Franke, Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski, Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2017)
– In German –

Krieg singen
Bibliothek 100 Jahre Gegenwart
(Eds. Detlef Diederichsen and Holger Schulze, Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2017)
– In German –

Wohnungsfrage
Bibliothek 100 Jahre Gegenwart
(Eds. Jesko Fezer, Nikolaus Hirsch, Wilfried Kuehn and Hila Peleg, Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2017)
– In German –

Die Zeit der Algorithmen
Bibliothek 100 Jahre Gegenwart
(Ed. Bernd Scherer, Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2016)
– In German –

Nervous Systems
(Ed. Anselm Franke, Stephanie Hankey, Marek Tuszynski, Spector Books, 2016)

Documentary Across Disciplines
(Ed. Erika Balsom and Hila Peleg, The MIT Press, 2016)

Das Anthropozän. Zum Stand der Dinge
(Ed. Jürgen Renn, Bernd Scherer, Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2015)

Wohnungsfrage: A series of books published in conjunction with the exhibition project
(Ed. Jesko Fezer, Christian Hiller, Nikolaus Hirsch, Wilfried Kuehn, Hila Peleg, Spector Books, 2015)

After Year Zero. Geographies of Collaborations
(Ed. Annett Busch and Anselm Franke, The University of Chicago Press, 2015)

Ape Culture / Kultur der Affen
(Ed. Anselm Franke and Hila Peleg, Spector Books, 2015)

Pocket Symphonies (LP)
(Label: Martin Hossbach)

Textures of the Anthropocene: Grain Vapor Ray
(MIT Press, 2014)

intercalations: paginated exhibition
(K. Verlag / Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2014)

Michael Baers: An Oral History of Picasso in Palestine
(Online Publication, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2014)

A Journey of Ideas Across: In Dialog with Edward Said
(Online Publication, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2014)

Forensis. The Architecture of Public Truth
(Sternberg Press, 2014)

Global Prayers: Contemporary Manifestations of the Religious in the City
(Lars Müller Publishers, 2013)

The Whole Earth. California and the Disappearance of the Outside
(Sternberg Press, 2013)

Überlebenskunst – Berlins internationale Musikszene vertont den Klimawandel
(Autopilot, 2013)

On Borders
(Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012)

Translating HipHop
(Orange Press, 2012)

Between Walls and Windows. Architecture and Ideology
(Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012)

Ulrike Ottinger: Floating Food
(Walther König, 2011)
Here Ulrike Ottinger creates for the first time a collage from four decades of her artistic production.

Weise 7: The In/compatible Laboratorium
(2012)
"Weise7, the incompatible laboratorium" publication is an Internet independent, digital archive.

On Rage
(Revolver Publishing, 2011)
This book explores instances of rage and how their place in people’s lives are being expressed and manifested in the body and the mind.

Multikultur 2.0. Willkommen im Einwanderungsland Deutschland
(Wallstein, 2011)
Word had it recently that the multicultural model has failed. But jumping to this ideological conclusion distorts our perception of our multicultural daily reality.

The Potosí Principle. How Can We Sing the Song of the Lord in an Alien Land
(Walther König, 2010)
Colonial Image Production in the Global Economy

Colonial Modern: Aesthetics of the Past, Rebellions for the Future
(Black Dog Publishing, 2010)
In the post-war aesthetic regime of modernism, architecture and urban planning acquired a highly symbolic function. They stood not only for the aesthetic project of modernism, but also for social modernity and the shift to a new society...

BERLIN DOCUMENTARY FORUM 1
(Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2010)
Program magazine for the first edition of BERLIN DOCUMENTARY FORUM

Manthia Diawara: African Film - New Forms of Aesthetics and Politics
(Prestel, 2010, out of print)
This volume brings together contributions by filmmakers and profiles of 31 African directors whose films reflect current trends in African film...

Qiu Zhijie: Twilight of the Idols
(Revolver, 2009)
The catalogues features essays of the curator, Valerie Smith and art critic Davide Quadrio. The color plates show archival material, sketches and large-sized installation shots.

Tadashi Kawamata - Berlin Tree Huts
(Revolver, 2009)
The publication features essays of the curator, Valerie Smith and art critic Denys Zacharopoulos. The color plates show archival material, sketches and large-sized installation shots of the tree huts in the Haus der Kulturen der Welt and the surrounding park.

1989/Global Stories
(Wallstein, 2009)
1989 is a key year in the history of the 20th century. The fall of the Berlin Wall was not the only caesura of worldwide significance ­ on all continents of the globe there were radical changes with lasting reverberations that continue up until today.

Prepare for Pictopia
(Pictoplasma Publishing Berlin, 2009)
1989 is a key year in the history of the 20th century. The fall of the Berlin Wall was not the only caesura of worldwide significance ­ on all continents of the globe there were radical changes with lasting reverberations that continue up until today.

Di/Visions: Culture and Politics of the Middle East
(Wallstein, 2009)
1989 is a key year in the history of the 20th century. The fall of the Berlin Wall was not the only caesura of worldwide significance ­ on all continents of the globe there were radical changes with lasting reverberations that continue up until today.

Signs of the City: Metropolis Speaking
(Jovis Verlag, 2009)
The big city is a sea of signs of notices, posters, graffiti or advertising. Using digital cameras and GPS-receivers, teenagers and young adults have explored this semiotic realm, which invites a continual process of linking and association.

Re-Imagining Asia: A Thousand Years of Separation
(Saqi Books, 2008)
The exhibition catalog "Re-Imagining Asia" brings together a wide-ranging group of contemporary artists and thinkers who explore the cultural and artistic imagination of Asia. It includes works by artists such as Chiho Aoshima, Subodh Gupta, Andreas Gursky, Kimsooja, Michael Joo, Gabriel Orozco and Song Dong with essays by Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ranjit Hoskote, Carol Yinghua Lu and Wu Hung among others.

Stopover Berlin. Asia-Pacific Changes the World
(House of World Cultures, 2007)
The exhibition catalog "Re-Imagining Asia" brings together a wide-ranging group of contemporary artists and thinkers who explore the cultural and artistic imagination of Asia. It includes works by artists such as Chiho Aoshima, Subodh Gupta, Andreas Gursky, Kimsooja, Michael Joo, Gabriel Orozco and Song Dong with essays by Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ranjit Hoskote, Carol Yinghua Lu and Wu Hung among others.

The House. The Cultures. The World.
(Nicolai, 2007)
50 years: From the Congress Hall to the House of World Cultures.

New York - States of Mind
(Saqi Books, 2008)
The book addresses the current state of contemporary art and film as explored by artists living and/or working in New York.

Das vermessene Paradies: Positionen zu New York - The Measured Paradise. Positions on New York
(Theater der Zeit, 2007)
(in German only)

Lebendige Erinnerung - Xiqu
(2006)
Zeitgenössische Entwicklungen im chinesischen Musiktheater (in German)

About Beauty
(2005, out of print)
Zeitgenössische Entwicklungen im chinesischen Musiktheater (in German)

Spaces and Shadows
(2005)
Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia

The Black Atlantic
(2004, out of print)
Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia

The Third Body
(2004)
Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia

Junko Wada: "Chidori"
(2004)
Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia

Far Near Distance
(2004)
Contemporary Positions of Iranian Artists

Spiegelschriften. Neue arabische Literatur
(2004)
(Mirror Writing. New Arabic Literature)

DisORIENTation
(2003)
Contemporary Arab Artists from the Middle East