Media Received, Afterimage Vol. 45, No. 6


Against Creativity, by Oli Mould. Verso Books/234 pp./$24.95 (hb).

The Apartment Complex: Urban Living and Global Screen Cultures, edited by Pamela Robertson Wojcik. Duke University Press/200 pp./$94.95 (hb), $24.95 (sb).

Collective Creative Actions: Project Row Houses at 25, edited by Ryan N. Dennis. Project Row Houses/115 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Cutting the Wire: Photographs and Poetry from the US-Mexico Border, photographs by Bruce Berman, with poetry by Ray Gonzales and Lawrence Welsh, edited by Lisa McNiel. University of New Mexico Press/124 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Enduring Images: A Future History of New Left Cinema, by Morgan Adamson. University of Minnesota Press/313 pp./$27.00 (sb).

G is for Gourmet: A Multimedia Installation: Food Poetry and Memories, by Kathy Clem. iGalleryKathyClem/80 pp./price unavailable.

Global Cinema Networks (Media Matters series), edited by Elena Gorfinkel and Tami Williams. Rutgers University Press/275 pp./$29.95 (sb).

How Art Can Be Thought: A Handbook for Change, by Allan deSouza. Duke University Press/322 pp./$99.95 (hb), $26.95 (sb).

Liberating Hollywood: Women Directors & the Feminist Reform of 1970s American Cinema, by Maya Montañez Smukler. Rutgers University Press/351 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Photography and Migration, edited by Tanya Sheehan. Routledge/240 pp./$150.00 (hb), $42.95 (sb).

Photography and Sport (Exposures series), by Mike O’Mahony. Reaktion Books/197 pp./$32.00 (sb).

Race and Cultural Practice in Popular Culture, edited by Domino Renee Perez and Rachel González-Martin. Rutgers University Press/294 pp./$32.95 (sb).

Social Practices, by Chris Kraus. The MIT Press/296 pp./$17.95 (sb).

Toward Fewer Images: The Work of Alexander Kluge, by Philipp Ekardt. The MIT Press/410 pp./$45.00 (hb).

Turning the Page: Storytelling as Activism in Queer Film and Media, by David R. Coon. Rutgers University Press/230 pp./$26.95 (sb).

A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger, by Joshua Sperling. Verso Books/294 pp./$29.95 (hb).


Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, edited by Maggie Taft and Robert Cozzolino. University of Chicago Press/416 pp./$65.00 (hb).

Battlefields, photographs by Yan Morvan, text by Adrian Goldsworthy. Abbeville Press/668 pp./$125.00 (hb).

Hearts and Bones: A Retrospective of Tom Chambers’ Photomontage Work, text by Elizabeth Avedon. Unicorn Publishing Group/208 pp./$45.00 (hb). [Ed. note: See review in the forthcoming March 2019 issue of Afterimage]

A Mile Above Texas, photographs by Jay B. Sauceda. University of Texas Press/194 pp./$45.00 (hb).


Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974–1995, edited by Henriette Huldisch. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Feb. 8–April 15, 2018; and the SculptureCenter, Long Island City, New York, Sept. 17–Dec. 17, 2018. Hirmer Verlag in association with the MIT List Visual Arts Center/143 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera, by Andrea Karnes. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Oct. 14, 2018–Jan. 27, 2019; and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Feb. 23–May 5, 2019. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth/262 pp./$60.00 (hb).

The Mountain Lake Symposium and Workshop: Art in Locale, edited by Ray Kass and Howard Risatti. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Rural Avante Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Raleigh, North Carolina, Aug. 23–Dec. 30, 2018; Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Jan. 26–March 24, 2019; and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, Farmville, Virginia, Nov. 16, 2019–March 8, 2020. University of Virginia Press/348 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Steve Kahn: The Hollywood Suites, by James A. Ganz. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the de Young Museum, San Francisco, Sept. 9, 2018–March 31, 2019. Delmonico Books/Prestel in association with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/157 pp./$50.00 (hb).

The Work of Wind: Land, edited by Christine Shaw and Etienne Turpin. Published in conjunction with the exhibition The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea at the Southtown Industrial Area, Mississauga, Ontario, Sept. 14–23, 2018. K. Verlag in association with Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga/336 pp./$42.00.

Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Someday, Chicago, by Jasmine Alinder and John Tain. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, Sept. 6–Dec. 16, 2018. DePaul Art Museum/125 pp./$35.00 (hb).


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