ARGOS PUBLICATIES

ACTORS & EXTRAS


The publication Actors & Extras appears following the exhibition of the same name at Argos. Five authors highlight the theme of characterisation from various angles. Georges Didi-Huberman’s contribution People exposed, People as Extras explores how cinema represents the masses...

€25,00

AGLAIA KONRAD - ELASTICITY


“Aglaia Konrad photographs metropolises such as Tokyo, Sao Paolo, Cairo, Paris en Mexico City. She then manipulates these images using techniques including collage and repeating, mirroring and enlarging them...

€32,00

ARGOSFESTIVAL 2001


"The 2001 argos festival catalogue includes essays by A.R...

€15,00

ARGOSFESTIVAL 2002


"The 2002 argos festival catalogue includes essays by Laura U...

€15,00

ARGOSFESTIVAL 2003


"With reflective essays, analytic texts and descriptions of the audio-visual works, the argosfestival 2003 catalogue brings an in depth overview of the curated programmes, work surveys, performances, exhibitions and discussions that took place at the argosfestival 2003 (17-25 October)...

€15,00

ARGOSFESTIVAL 2004


"With reflective essays, analytic texts and descriptions of the audio-visual works, the argosfestival 2004 catalogue brings an in depth overview of the curated programmes, work surveys, performances, exhibitions and discussions that took place at the argosfestival 2004 (15-23 October)...

€15,00

ARGOSFESTIVAL 2005


"To argos the publication and distribution of a sturdy festival catalogue is a constant factor, because it turns a short moment of display into an event with a lasting impact. The reference work supports artists, distributes their work and accommodates critical reflection...

€15,00

DE DIGITALISERING EN RESTAURATIE VAN DE FILM ‘OFFICE BAROQUE, EEN PROJECT VAN GORDON MATTA-CLARK’

Sofie Ruysseveldt
Auteur: Sofie Ruysseveldt (Argos, Centrum voor Kunst en Media) Peer reviewers: Emanuel Lorrain (PACKED vzw) en Rony Vissers (PACKED vzw) Deze case study behandelt de preservering van de kunsthistorische documentaire Office Baroque, een project van Gordon Matta-Clark van Cherica Convents en Roger Steylaerts over de realisatie van het gelijknamige werk door de Amerikaanse kunstenaar Gordon Matta-Cl...

€0,00

DIAL H-I-S-T-O-R-Y : A FILM BY JOHAN GRIMONPREZ

Slavoj Žižek - Hans Ulrich Obrist
“Buckle up for a bumpy ride down history lane! Welcome to the world’s first unofficial chronicle of international sky-jacking. This pre-9/11 documentary will take you on an alternately frisky and subversive tour of terrorism: From the idealistic heyday of the romantic hijacker revolutionaries of the sixties and seventies to the state-sponsored, anonymous parcel bombs of the nineties...

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ELS DIETVORST 2010-2014

Rolf Quaghebeur - Eva Wittocx - Els Dietvorst - Kathleen Weyts


€20,00

ERAN SCHAERF - LISTENER'S VOICE


“Listener’s voice gathers five scripts for radio broadcasts and/or spaces. Schaerf turns his concept of a radio-station, operated by an automatic moderator that is programmed to transmit listener’s calls, into an editorial/design principle. Six frequency-like tracks featuring the different scripts along the publication enable the reader to switch from one narrative to another...

€17,50

EVIDENCE

An van. Dienderen - Andrea Cinel
For almost twenty years the Dutch artists Jan Dietvorst and Roy Villevoye have been exploring issues as diverse as anthropological representation, the conventions of documentary filmmaking and culture as a mean of adaptation and re-enactment...

€15,00

FOR A TIME LIGHT MUST BE CALLED DARKNESS


Published in conjunction with the exhibition For a Time Light Must Be Called Darkness. Lina Selander in collaboration with Oscar Mangione held at Argos, Centre for Art & Media, Brussels, 24.09.2017 - 17.12.2017....

€8,00

HANS OP DE BEECK - SEA OF TRANQUILLITY

Hans Op de Beeck
Sea of Tranquility is the name of a high-tech cruise ship, supposedly the biggest in the world. The virtual ship was designed by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck, who also wrote and directed a short film about it...

€44,90

HUGO ROELANDT: LET'S EXPAND THE SKY

Antony Hudek - Bart De Baere - Marc Holthof
Hugo Roelandt (1950–2015) was a pioneering photographer, performance and installation artist, and a leading figure in the Antwerp avant-garde of the 1970s and 1980s. Critical of what he saw as the institutionalisation of performance art, Roelandt developed new forms of performative practice that now appear prescient in their use of technology and the voice...

€24,00

JAN VROMMAN - PRESQUE TOUT POUR TROIS FOIS RIEN ET LE RESTE EST GRATUIT

Jan Vromman
This publication consists of two parts, a DVD and an anthology of stories. Both of them focus on ‘the joy of storytelling’; the opening up, releasing and losing of ideas. Vromman looks for his inspiration in the tiny, the trivial within his own world of experience, weaving his observations into a multifarious patchwork of narrative styles and articulations...

€25,00

JAN VROMMAN - VOOR EEN KLEINE PRIJS IS VEEL TE KOOP EN AL DE REST IS GRATIS

Jan Vromman
This publication consists of two parts, a DVD and an anthology of stories. Both of them focus on ‘the joy of storytelling’; the opening up, releasing and losing of ideas. Vromman looks for his inspiration in the tiny, the trivial within his own world of experience, weaving his observations into a multifarious patchwork of narrative styles and articulations...

€25,00

JEF CORNELIS - 13TH BIENNALE DE PARIS 1985


“13th Biennale de Paris 1985” by Jef Cornelis is the fourth title in our “Archives” series, which is dedicated to landmark exhibitions and curatorial practices, and provides sources and moving images to the growing field of research of curatorial studies and exhibition history...

€25,00

JEF CORNELIS - DOCUMENTA 4


Paris’ bdv (bureau des vidéos) dedicates a new DVD collection to curatorial practices and exhibition history called Archives. The series starts with the release of two major titles by Jef Cornelis (1941) produced at the occasion of Documenta 4 (1968) and Documenta 5 (1972)...

€25,00

JEF CORNELIS - DOCUMENTA 5


Paris’ bdv (bureau des vidéos) dedicates a new DVD collection to curatorial practices and exhibition history called Archives. The series starts with the release of two major titles by Jef Cornelis (1941) produced at the occasion of Documenta 4 (1968) and Documenta 5 (1972)...

€25,00

JEF CORNELIS - SUMMER OF 1966


Released on June 2013 The 1966 Venice Biennale was one of the first exhibitions that Cornelis filmed. It was in this film that he laid the foundations of his methodology: to depict the exhibition as the closed space of a community preoccupied with the issues and conflicts that concerned its members, rather than to make films about art itself...

€25,00

JOËLLE TUERLINCKX. AUTOUR DE FILM.CINÉMA: EXPOSITIONS.PROJECTIONS : 1982.1985.1986.1987.1988.1990.1991.1992.1993.1994.1995.1996.1997.1998.1999.2000

Joëlle Tuerlinckx
“The works of Joëlle Tuerlinckx can be typified as experiments in which destructive and constructive impulses simultaneously redeem each other. That which is destroyed - or gives that impression to be - is readily rearranged. Some of Tuerlinckx’ work is suggestive of images that fell to pieces. And yet, even those are not ruins, unrestrainedly delivered to the hands of time...

€72,00

JOËLLE TUERLINCKX. CHICAGO STUDIES : LES ÉTANTS DONNÉS

Joëlle Tuerlinckx
This edition is composed by Joëlle Tuerlinckx with the support of argos for Susanne Ghez, on the occasion of her 30 years as director of the renaissance society. It includes, reproduces and recovers the material books and films of the exhibition held at the renaissance society at the university of Chicago. Limited edition of 100. Boxed set with 4 volumes....

€800,00

LILI DUJOURIE - VIDEO'S 1972-1981

Dirk Lauwaert - Jean Fisher
“Wat zie ik dus het eerst? Een lichaam? Nee, ik zie eerst de pose — als categorie. Een specifieke manier waarop het lichaam zich te kijk zet. Ik zie dus vooral dat aanbieden: dat kan het showen zijn van een jurk of van je lichaam in de pin-upfotografie, een actief presenteren via blik, houding, gebaar...

€22,00

MARK LEWIS

Bernhard Fibicher - Paul Willemsen
“Mark Lewis, Canadian-born and British-based artist, turned from photography to filmmaking during the mid-‘90s and started to create a series of works that explore the history and structure of cinema. His films are generally shot with 35 mm cameras and with a professional cast and crew...

€20,00

MICHEL LORAND - 3 SHORT STORIES

Philippe-Alain Michaud - Michel Lorand
"Born in 1961, Michel Lorand started his artistic trajectory during the 1980s in experimental theatre. Since the end of the 1990s he has been focusing on the creation of installations and video films. This book is the result of a succession of installations and films (2004 and 2005): Medea, Cut, Camera obscura and Epilogue...

€20,00

MYSTIC TRANSPORT: GÜLSÜN KARAMUSTAFA AND KOEN THEYS

Karine Lalieux - Rolf Quaghebeur - Gülsün Karamustafa - Koen Theys
Mystic Transport is an exhibition project initiated through a chance encounter between two artists, Koen Theys and Gulsun Karamustafa. Both are very much intertwined with the city they live in, Brussels and Istanbul, and integrate visible and invisible materials and remnants from their immediate surroundings within their practice...

€20,00

OFF BY HEART AND OUT OF BREATH. A SILVA RERUM

Wendy Morris
This book is printed on 500 copies of which 10 form a unique edition, signed and numbered by the artist. The publication is accompanied by the exhibition "Off by Heart and out of Breath - A Silva Rerum" at Argos, Centre for Art and Media from April 24rd June 26th 2016...

€25,00

ORLA BARRY - FOUNDLINGS

Orla Barry
“To coincide with her solo exhibition at argos, Brussels and Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Orla Barry has produced an exquisite book of photographs and text, and a DVD. The book follows a lone girl in a red swimsuit who returns to the sea to locate herself in the shock of cold waves, the afterglow of immersion. We become her guests, taken into a rich intimacy of word, memory and image...

€45,00

PETER DOWNSBROUGH - POSITION


“Born in 1940, Peter Downsbrough is recognized as one of the American artists who, from the end of the 1960s, profoundly transformed the conception of the work of art...

€30,00

PETER DOWNSBROUGH - THRU


’Thru’ is a dialectic investigation of two urban locations, one inside, the other outside. The video was conceived as a double projection, partly taking the designated space – the exhibition space at Argos – as its subject...

€20,00

RESIDENTS


"This book, which has been conceived as a kind of collective artists’ book, brings together 46 foreign artists who live and work in Brussels. Most of the artists have devised new projects especially for the occasion, some of which reflect on the city itself...

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ROSA BARBA - PRINTED CINEMA

Rosa Barba
The publication project Printed Cinema continues the audiovisual work of German/Italian artist Rosa Barba, as a personal reflection on the essence of the cinematographic, wherein images are merely articulated in the space in-between images. Gaps, ellipses, dialectics between images - basically modernist notions - are essential in that respect...

€52,00

SONSBEEK. A NEW STANDARD FOR OUTDOOR EXHIBITIONS

Yves Aupetitallot
Sonsbeek. A New Standard for Outdoor Exhibitions is the 5th title in the “Archives” series, which is dedicated to landmark exhibitions and curatorial practices. It brings together two films by Belgian filmmaker Jef Cornelis on the Sonsbeek exhibitions held in 1971 and 1986 in Arnhem (Netherlands)...

€25,00

THE CLANDESTINE IN THE WORK OF JEF CORNELIS

Koen Brams - Dirk Pültau
Jef Cornelis (1941) worked as director and scriptwriter for the VRT, the Dutch-language Belgian public broadcasting corporation, from 1963 until 1998. The publication The Clandestine in the Work of Jef Cornelis comprises two essays about ‘hidden’ messages in the television films Daniel Buren (1971), Sonsbeek Beyond Lawn and Order (1971) and Landscape with Churches (1989)...

€15,00

THE DIGITISATION AND RESTORATION OF THE FILM ‘OFFICE BAROQUE, A PROJECT BY GORDON MATTA-CLARK’

Sofie Ruysseveldt
Author: Sofie Ruysseveldt (Argos, Centre for Art and Media) Peer reviewers: Emanuel Lorrain (PACKED vzw) and Rony Vissers (PACKED vzw) This case study looks at the preservation of the art history documentary Office Baroque, a project by Gordon Matta-Clark by Cherica Convents and Roger Steylaerts, about the realisation of the eponymous work by the American artist Gordon Matta-Clark in Antwerp in 1...

€0,00

THIS PLACE IS DREAMING


This CD is produced in association with This Place is Dreaming ,Rethinking and Transfiguring the Sites and Sounds of Brussels, a project for interdisciplinary creations curated by Ive Stevenheydens and presented at a variety of locations between October 15th and 23th, during the argosfestival 2004...

€10,00

URI TZAIG AND AVI SHAHAM - [DUALITAS]

R.H. Ravitzky - Daniel Kurjakovic
"Art has been a part of the essence of the individual that confronts the perception of the total space. In art the ’self’ attempts to feel slight touches in the wind that blows from the world of infinity. The One, the dual [dualitas] is the observing entity that grasps the harmony, the unity, as a mathematical proportion...

€35,00

WIM CATRYSSE - WITNESS. LISTEN… AND SIGN AS HAVING SEEN

Jon Thompson - Sam Ainsley
“The video installations by Wim Catrysse (°1973) appeal physically and directly to the spectator’s world of experience. Through simple technical means he realises highly suggestive images, which play with the existential context of the individual. His attention is principally aimed at corporeal expression, at the language of the body...

€15,00