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FAQ: Where can I find the publications edited by Latitudes?

We often receive enquiries from folks interested in purchasing our publications. As editors (or contributors) we only hold a few copies, which over the years have been mostly entirely gifted to colleagues and donated to expand institutional archives.

MACBA’s Centre d'Estudis i Documentació (MACBA Study Centre) and The Banff Centre Library (Banff, Canada) hold reference copies of all of our publications – including the 2006 publication 'Land, Art: A Cultural Ecology Handbook' (out of print); exhibition catalogues such as Amikejo (2011), 'Greenwashing. Environment: perils, promises and perplexities' (2008) and The Last Newspaper (2010), the monograph 'Lara Almarcegui, Projects 1995–2010’ (2010) publications accompanying projects such as Ignasi Aballí's Nothing or Something (2009), Simon Fujiwara's Museum of Incest (2009), Mataró Chauffeur Service (2010), Campus (2011) or Portscapes' (2010) limited edition which includes Jan Dibbets' DVD with his commissioned film '6 hours tide object with correction of perspective' (1969–2009); exhibition booklets of the exhibition 'Exposition International...' at Meessen de Clercq in Brussels, and that dedicated to Lawrence Weiner 2008 exhibition at Fundació Suñol.

MACBA's library also holds two further references: a recording of the conversation we organised as part of our #OpenCurating research with Dia Art Foundation Curator, Yasmil Raymond in 2013, later published as the #7 in the download-free edition; and Charley Independents, the issue that appeared coinciding with our participation in the second iteration of the festival 'No Soul for Sale' launched at TATE Modern in 2010. 

Below is a list of all our publications and links to the distributors from where you can purchase them:

'Amikejo' (Mousse Publishing, 2012)
+ info on the exhibition series.

'Lara Almarcegui, Projects 1995–2010' (Archive Books, 2011/12)
+ info on the publication
 
Roman Keller & Christina Hemauer, 'United Alternative Energies: Christina Hemauer & Roman Keller' (The Århus Art Building, 2011)
+ info on the exhibition

Martí Anson and Latitudes,'Mataró Chauffeur Service' (Save As...Publications, 2011)
Available via La Central (stores in Barcelona & Madrid)
+ photos 
+ info on the project

'The Last Newspaper' (Latitudes & The New Museum, 2010)
Available via Motto Distribution (Berlin) and La Central (stores in Barcelona & Madrid). Special edition (in the box) available via the New Museum store (New York)
+ photos
+ info on the exhibition

'Portscapes' (SKOR / The Port of Rotterdam, 2009)
Available via Motto Distribution (Berlin) and La Central (stores in Barcelona & Madrid)
+ photos 
+ info on the commissioning series

Simon Fujiwara, 'The Museum of Incest' (Archive Books, 2009)
Available via Archive Books (Berlin) and La Central (stores in Barcelona & Madrid)
+ photos
+ info on the exhibition


'Greenwashing. Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities' (The Bookmakers Ed. / Archive Books, 2008)
+ photos
+ info on the exhibition

Three of our earlier publications are out of print:
'Land, Art. A Cultural Ecology Handbook' (Arts Council England & Royal Society of Arts, 2006)
Out of print. Available for consultation at MACBA's library.
+ photos
+ info on the publication


UOVO #14 (The Bookmakers Ed., 2007)
Out of print. Available for consultation at MACBA's library.
+ photos
+ info on the publication

Ignasi Aballí, 'Nothing, or Something' (Today Art Museum, 2009)
+ photos
+ info on the exhibition

All photos: Latitudes | www.lttds.org (except when noted otherwise in the photo caption)

Launch of the monograph 'Lara Almarcegui. Projects 1995–2010', edited by Latitudes at 'The Dutch Assembly', ARCOmadrid, 15 February, 19-20h

Cover of the monograph edited by Latitudes. Photo: Latitudes.

Title: 'Lara Almarcegui. Projects 1995–2010'
Editor: Latitudes
Publisher & Design: Archive Books, Berlin
Texts: Cuauhtémoc Medina, Lars Bang Larsen and Latitudes
Format: 224 pages, colour, 21 x 27.5 cm. Black-and-white and colour illustrations. Flexicover, English.
ISBN: 978-88-95702-05-6

Published by Berlin-based Archive Books, 'Lara Almarcegui. Projects 1995–2010' is the first monograph presenting an overview of the last fifteen years of Almarcegui's artistic practice. The main part of the publication is formed by detailed documentation of the artist’s works and publications companioned by new descriptive texts written by the editors and the artist. These are presented in the following sections: ‘Demolition’, ‘Excavation’, ‘Construction materials’, ‘Ruins’, ‘Wastelands’ (survey, access, and preservation). (+ info...)

Lara Almarcegui (1972, Zaragoza. Lives and works in Rotterdam, the Netherlands) has had solo shows at Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen (2011); Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla (2011); TENT, Rotterdam (2011); Secession, Vienna (2010); Ludlow 38, New York (2010); the Centro Arte Contemporaneo, Málaga (2007), FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon (2004) and at INDEX, Stockholm (2003). She participated in group exhibitions such as Radical Nature – Art & Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009, Barbican, London (2009); Taipei Art Biennial, Taiwan (2008); Estratos, Murcia (2008); Sharjah Art Biennial 8, Sharjah (2007); 27th São Paulo Bienal, São Paulo (2006); Frieze Art Fair Projects, London (2006) and the Liverpool Biennial (2004). In 2008 she presented the guidebook 'Ruins in the Netherlands XIX-XXI' published by Episode. Almarcegui studied Fine Arts in Cuenca (1991–95) and at the Ateliers 63, Amsterdam (1996–98). She has recently been awarded the Dolf Henkes Prize, Rotterdam (2011). In 2012 Almarcegui will have solo shows at the Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC).


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The publication has been possible thanks to the support of the former Fonds BKVB (Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture), currently Mondriaan Fund. 

All photos: Latitudes | www.lttds.org (except when noted otherwise in the photo caption)


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Photos 'In conversation with Lara Almarcegui', 19 May 2011, TENT, Rotterdam



'An evening with Lara Almarcegui', TENT Rotterdam, 2011. Photos: Aad Hoogendoorn.


On Thursday 19 May, Latitudes hosted an in conversation with Zaragoza-born, Rotterdam-based Lara Almarcegui in TENT, where she currently has a solo show (until 26 June).

Manifesta 9 curator, art historian and essayist for the catalogue, Cuauhtémoc Medina, also joined reading some of the passages of his essay 'Lara Almarcegui and the freedom of the unplanned' which will be included in the forthcoming monograph of the artist published by Archive Books and edited by Latitudes.







During the event Latitudes showed 60 images of Almarcegui's recent work, discussed her TENT exhibition, showed draft pages of the forthcoming publication and shared a selection of questions sent by curators, gallerist, artists, colleagues and collaborators of Almarcegui, giving an opportunity to revisit some of her projects produced since 1995.

These included questions from Bik van der Pol, Ellen de Bruijne, Claire Doherty, Eva González-Sancho, Lars Bang Larsen, Pablo León de la Barra, Francesco Manacorda, Markus Miessen, Eva Scharrer, Hans Schabus and Manuel Segade.







Thank you to those who joined us and to those who participated from afar with their questions.

19 May, 20h: 'An evening with Lara Almarcegui', TENT, Rotterdam

Several guides by Lara Almarcegui. Photo: Latitudes | www.lttds.org

On the occasion of Lara Almarcegui's solo show at TENT, Rotterdam (opening tomorrow 6 May and on view until 26 June 2011), Latitudes' will host an in conversation on May 19 (20h) with the Spanish-born Rotterdam-based artist to discuss their long-term collaboration as well as the editing process of the forthcoming monograph 'Lara Almarcegui. Projects 1995-2010'. (+ info...)

Manifesta 9 curator, art historian and essayist for the catalogue, Cuauhtémoc Medina, will also participate reading some of the passages of his essay 'Lara Almarcegui and the freedom of the unplanned' during the evening.

During the event Latitudes will also bring forward a selection of questions posed by curators, gallerist, artists, colleagues and collaborators of Almarcegui, giving an opportunity to revisit some of her projects produced since 1995
– see photos event.

Title:
'Lara Almarcegui: Projects 1995–2010'
Editor: Latitudes
Publish & Design: Archive Books, Berlin
Texts: Cuauhtémoc Medina, Lars Bang Larsen and
Latitudes

224 pages, colour, 21 x 27.5 cm. Black-and-white and colour illustrations. Flexicover, English.
Print run: 2,500 copies
ISBN: 978-88-95702-05-6
Release date: Fall 2011
Cover price: € 35


Publication possible thanks to the support of the Fonds BKVB (Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture).

Editing the forthcoming publication 'Lara Almarcegui. Projects 1995–2010'

Mock up of the publication cover.

We are currently in the process of editing the first and most comprehensive monograph to date of Lara Almarcegui's work produced in the last fifteen years. Although Almarcegui has made many small format guidebooks as integral parts of her projects, this will be the first monograph presenting an overview of all of her artistic practice.

The main part of the publication is formed by detailed documentation of the artist’s works and publications companioned by new descriptive texts written by the editors. These are presented in the following sections: ‘Demolition’, ‘Excavation’, ‘Construction materials’, ‘Ruins’, ‘Wastelands’ (survey, access, and preservation).

Alongside an introductory essay by the editors, art critic, curator and art historian Cuauhtémoc Medina and the theorist and curator Lars Bang Larsen contribute texts. Medina presents a revised and updated version of a previously unpublished essay entitled ‘The beauty of open space: Lara Almarcegui and the freedom of the unplanned’. The essay involves an analysis of the ‘aesthetic tautology’ of the 17th-century English garden – ‘a field turned into a garden which is made to seem like a field’ – and develops a context for Almarcegui’s work through a partial history of man’s ‘perfection’ of nature, and more especially the concept of nature as coincidental with the origin of industrial modernity. Lars Bang Larsen offers an interpretation of a single work from the artist’s ‘Construction materials’ series: 'Construction materials, City of São Paulo' (2006). Based on a talk given by the author at the Creative Time Summit: Revolutions in Public Space, New York, October 2009, Bang Larsen argues that “Almarcegui’s work equips us with the hubris to reconceive of the city and evaluate and re-organise it as a social space”.




Coinciding with Almarcegui's solo show at TENT, Rotterdam, Latitudes' will host an in conversation with the Spanish-born Rotterdam-based artist and discuss the process of editing the monograph. During the event, Latitudes will also bring forward a selection of questions posed to curators, gallerist, artists, colleagues and collaborators of Almarcegui, giving an opportunity to revisit some of her projects produced since 1995.

Title:
'Lara Almarcegui: Projects 1995–2010'
Editor: Latitudes
Publish & Design: Archive Books, Berlin
Texts: Cuauhtémoc Medina, Lars Bang Larsen and Latitudes
224 pages, colour, 21 x 27.5 cm. Black-and-white and colour illustrations. Flexicover, English.
Print run: 2,500 copies
ISBN: 978-88-95702-05-6
Release date: Spring/Summer 2011
Cover price: € 35


 





Publication possible thanks to the support of the Fonds BKVB (Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture).
 

All photos: Latitudes | www.lttds.org

Berlin galleries, project spaces, studios... June 2010

Alexej Meschtschanow at Klemm'sAlexej Meschtschanow at Klemm's


Jimmie Durham at Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
Jimmie Durham at Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch


Rethinking Location at Sprüth Magers
'Rethinking Location' at Sprüth Magers


Kirstine Roepstorff at Peres Projects
Kirstine Roepstorff at Peres Projects


Heike Kabisch at Chert
Heike Kabisch at Chert


Christina Mackie at Supportico Lopez
Christina Mackie at Supportico Lopez


Rudolf Stingel at the Neue Nationalgalerie
Rudolf Stingel at the Neue Nationalgalerie


Haegue Yang at Barbara Wein Wilma Lukatsch Schöneberger Ufer space
Haegue Yang at Barbara Wein Wilma Lukatsch Schöneberger Ufer space


Rubén Grilo at Maribel López
Rubén Grilo at Maribel López Gallery


Michael Buthe at Reception
Michael Buthe at Reception


Mehr Teppich / More Carpets at Isabella Bortolozzi
Mehr Teppich / More Carpets at Isabella Bortolozzi


Self-Consciousness at VW VeneKlasen/Werner
'Self-Consciousness' at VW VeneKlasen/Werner


Archive Kabinett
Archive Kabinett


Mladen Stilinovic talk at Salon Populaire
Mladen Stilinovic talk at Salon Populaire


Studio visit with Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson
Studio visit with Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson


Studio visit with Haegue Yang
Studio visit with Haegue Yang


Lara Favaretto at Klosterfelde
Lara Favaretto at Klosterfelde


John Smith at Tanya Leighton Gallery
John Smith at Tanya Leighton Gallery


Vlassis Caniaris at Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch
Vlassis Caniaris at Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch


Tue Greenfort at Johann König
Tue Greenfort at Johann König


Jessica Rankin and Sara Barker at Carlier | Gebauer
Jessica Rankin and Sara Barker at Carlier | Gebauer


Sofia Hultén at Konrad Fischer Galerie
Sofia Hultén at Konrad Fischer Galerie


Voices from Silence Truths Unveiled by Time at Galerie Opdahl
'Voices from Silence Truths Unveiled by Time' at Galerie Opdahl


Minimum Maximum at Zak | Branicka
'Minimum Maximum' at Zak | Branicka


Ion Grigorescu at Galerija Gregor Podnar
Ion Grigorescu at Galerija Gregor Podnar


Christina Andersseon at Galerie Nordenhake
Christian Andersson at Galerie Nordenhake


Simon Dybbroe Møller at Galerie Kamm
Simon Dybbroe Møller at Galerie Kamm


João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva at Galerie Kamm
João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva at Galerie Kamm


Liam Gillick at Esther Schipper
Liam Gillick at Esther Schipper


Franz Ackermann at Neugerriemschneider
Franz Ackermann at Neugerriemschneider


Wilhelm Sasnal at Johnen Galerie
Wilhelm Sasnal at Johnen Galerie


Videodrome at Autocenter
Videodrome at Autocenter





All photos: Latitudes | www.lttds.org

2009 Cartier Award winner: Jordan Wolfson


Frieze has announced the 2009 Cartier Award winner: New Yorker Jordan Wolfson (New York, 1980. Lives in New York and Berlin). The 2008 winner was Cuban artist Wilfredo Prieto, see Latitudes' post here and artist profile here).

In 2006 Latitudes collaborated with Wolfson in the production of the sound piece 'Day' (2006) for an exhibition in Barcelona. In 2008 his film 'Landscape for Fire' was exhibited in different venues as part of the touring film programme 'A Stake in the Mud, a Hole in the Reel. Land Art's Expanded Field 1968–2008' (Museo Tamayo, Mexico City and other venues, April–October 2008) and will soon present the film 'Untitled (the nothing)' (2005–9, 4mins) as part of the cinema, performance and lectures programme 'The Uncertainty Principle' at Capella MACBA.

R
ead more about Jordan Wolfson: download a 2006 interview in the writing archive and a May 2005 exhibition review in Frieze Magazine here.

[Image: Jordan Wolfson, still of 'Perfect Lover' (2007). Courtesy of the artist, Johann König, Berlin, and T293, Napoli]

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