01 Nov 2010 /

open and ongoing bibliography for dOCUMENTA (13)

This list of books constitutes an open bibliography of dOCUMENTA (13).  It was composed within the last two years through various research and other encounters, which cross diverse fields of knowledge.  The list is arranged chronologically with the newest acquisitions at the top.

Judith Butler, Undoing Gender, 2004


Judith Butler, Excitable Speech: Politics of the Performative, 1997


Judith Butler, Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex, 1993


Judith Butler, Gender Trouble. Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, 1990


Judith Butler, The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection, 1997


Judith Butler, Giving an Account of Oneself, 2005


Judith Butler, Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?, 2009


Susan Buck-Morss, The Origin of Negative Dialectics. Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, and the Frankfurt Institute, New York: Macmillan Free Press, 1977


Stéphane Mallarmé, Igitur - Divagations - Un coup de dés, 1976 [1842-1898]


Jacques Derrida, L'animal que donc je suis, 2006


Giorgio Agamben, L'aperto. L'uomo e l'animale, 2002


Giorgio Agamben, La potenza del pensiero. Saggi e conferenze, 2005


Daniel Heller-Roazen, The Inner Touch. An Archaeology of Sensation, 2009


Daniel Heller-Roazen, Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language, 2008


Donna J. Haraway, The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness, 2003


Donna J. Haraway, When Species Meet, 2007


Anna Sigridur Arnar, Un Coup De Des: Writing Turned Image - An Alphabet of Pensive Language: Bild gewordene Schrift. Ein ABC der nachdenklichen Sprache / Writing Turned Image. An Alphabet of Pensive Language, 2009


Candice Hopkins, Shapeshifters, Time Travellers, and Storytellers, 2009


Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, New Media, Old Media: Interrogating the Digital Revolution, 2005


Susan Buck-Morss, Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History (Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas), 2009


Amrita Sher-Gil, Amrita Sher-Gil: An Indian Artist Family of the Twentieth Century, 2007


Luc Boltanski, The New Spirit of Capitalism, 2007


Maria Mies, Vandana Shiva, Ecofeminism, 1993


Vandana Shiva, Soil Not Oil: Climate Change, Peak Oil and Food Insecurity, 2009


Vandana Shiva, Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace, 2005


Faisal Devji, Landscapes of the Jihad: Militancy, Morality and Modernity (Crises in World Politics), 2005


Benjamin R. Barber, Jihad Vs.McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy, 2003


Tamim Ansary, West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story, 2003


Erica Soehngen, Motherland Afghanistan [DVD], 2007


Deborah Cewertz, Women in Between: Female Roles in a Male World, Mount Hagen, New  Guinea, 1995


Chris Johnson, Afghanistan: The Mirage of Peace, 2008


Saba Mahmood, Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject, 2004


Chris Anderson, The Long Tail: How Endless Choice is Creating Unlimited Demand, 2009


Louis Dupree, Afghanistan, 2002


Angelo Rasanayagam, Afghanistan: A Modern History, 2005


David Shields, Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, 2010


William H. Gass, The World within the Word, 2000


Ashraf Ghani, Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World, 2008


Leon B. Poullada, The Kingdom of Afghanistan & the United States, 1828-1973, 1995


Fred Moten, In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition, 2003


Peter Weiss, The Aesthetics of Resistance: A Novel: 1, 2005


Douglas Coupland, Extraordinary Canadians Marshall Mcluhan, 2010


Nancy Hatch Dupree, An historical guide to Afghanistan (Afghan Tourist Organization Publication), 1977


Malalai Joya, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice, 2009


Brett De Bary, Universities in Translation: The Mental Labour of Globalization, 2010


Rory Stewart, The Places In Between, 2006


Ulrich Baer, Spectral Evidence: The Photography of Trauma, 2005


Nicolas Bouvier, The Way of the World, 2009


Michel Serres, Conversations on Science, Culture, and Time: Michel Serres Interviewed by Bruno Latour, 1995


Georg Zoche, Welt Macht Geld: Ein Handbuch, 2009


Pierre-Noël Giraud, Le commerce des promesses : Petit traité sur la finance moderne, 2001


Francesco Pellizzi, Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 55/56: Absconding, 2010


Robert Byron, Paul Fussel, Rory Stewart, The road to Oxiana, 2007


Gaston Bachelard, Essai sur la connaissance approchée, 2008 [1927]


Gaston Bachelard, La poétique de l'espace, 2004 [1957]


Ashraf Ghani, Clare Lockhart, Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World, 2008


Richard Sennett, The Fall of Public Man, 1992


Jorge Volpi, In Search of Klingsor, 2007


Christian Bok, Eunoia, 2009


Franco Berardi (Bifo), La fabbrica dell'infelicità. New economy e movimento del cognitariato, 2001


Franco Berardi (Bifo), Génération précaire. Pour une critique de l’économie psychique du temps de

travail cellularisé,


Franco Berardi (Bifo), Blogosfera cinica,


Franco Berardi (Bifo), Les radios libres et l’émergence d’une sensibilité post-médiatique


Franco Berardi (Bifo), "La surcharge d’informations crée la panique",


Franco Berardi (Bifo), Narciso terrorista,


Franco Berardi (Bifo), ll futuro di un’Europa senza radici,


Peter Galison, Picturing Science: Producing Art, 1998


Félix Guattari, Suely Rolnik, Micropolitiques, 2007 [édition originale brésilienne, 1986]


Felix Guattari, Suely Rolnik, Molecular Revolution in Brazil, 2007 [1986]


Alvin Toffler, Revolutionary Wealth: How It Will Be Created and How It Will Change Our Lives, 2007


Paul O'Neill & Mick Wilson, Curating and the Educational Turn, 2010


Lewis Hyde, Common as Air: Revolution, Art, and Ownership, 2010


Aracy Amaral, Tarsila Do Amaral, 2009


Lisa Mintz Messinger, Georgia O'Keeffe, 1988


Emily Carr, Klee Wyck, 2004 [1941]


Daniel Heller-Roazen, The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations, 2010


Fabio Maniscalco, World heritage and war. Linee guida per interventi a salvaguardia dei beni culturali nelle aree a rischio bellico, 2007


Dario Gamboni, The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism Since the French Revolution, 2007


Roy Wagner, The Invention of Culture, 1981


Roberto Calasso, Ka, 1996


Walter Benjamin, Il dramma barocco tedesco, 1999 [Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiel, 1974]


Walter Benjamin, Angelus Novus. Saggi e frammenti, 1995 [Schriften, 1955]


Lev Tolstoj, Tre romanzi brevi: Sonata a Kreutzer, ­La morte di Ivan Il'ic­, Chadzi-Murat, 2006


Benjamin R. Barber, L'impero della paura. Potenza e impotenza dell'America nel nuovo millennio, 2004 [Fear's Empire: War, Terrorism, and Democracy, 2003]


Maurizio Lazzarato, Videosofia. La percezione del tempo nel postfordismo, 1997


Maurizio Lazzarato, Lavoro immateriale. Forme di vita e produzione di soggettività, 1997


György Lukács, L'anima e le forme, 2002 [Die Siele und die Formen. Essays, 1910]


György Lukács, Diario (1910-1911), 1983 [Napló-Tagebuch (1910-1911), 1981]


Jorge Volpi, In Search of Klingsor, 2007


Etel Adnan, In/Somnia, 2003


Etel Adnan, The Indian Never Had a Horse, 1985


Etel Adnan, In The Heart of The Hearth of Another Country, 2005


Etel Adnan, Paris, When It’s Naked, 1993


Etel Adnan, Sitt Marie Rose, 1999


Etel Adnan, The Arab Apocalypse, 2007


Chris Anderson, Free. The Future of a Radical Price, 2009


Arjun Appadurai, Fear of Small Numbers, 2006


Philip Bloom, The Vertigo Years. Europe, 1900-1914, 2010


Jonathan Crary, Suspension of perception. Attention, Spectacle and Modern Culture, 2001


Renato Dulbecco, La mappa della vita, 2005


Dario Gamboni, Potential Images. Ambiguity and Indeterminacy in Modern Art, 2004


Werner Herzog, Of Walking in Ice, 2007


Jeff Howe, Crowdsourcing. How the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of the Business, 2008


Lily E. Kay, Who Wrote the Book of Life? A History of the Genetic Code, 2000


Norman M. Klein, The History of Forgetting. Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory, 2008


Serge Latouche, Breve trattato sulla decrescita serena, 2008 [Petit traité de la décroissance sereine, 2007]


Tom  Marioni, Art, Beer and Philosophy, 2004


Humberto Maturana, Francisco Varela, Macchine ed Esseri Viventi. L’autopoiesi e  l’organizzazione biologica, 1992 [De maquinas y seres vivos. Una teoria sobra la organización biológica, 1972]


Romaine Moreton, post me to the prime minister, 2005


Chantal Mouffe, On The Political (Thinking in Action), 2005


Jean-Luc Nancy, Being Singular Plural, 2000 [Être singulier pluriel, 1996]


Catherine Pinguet, Les chiens d’Istanbul, 2008


Griselda Pollock, Conceptual Odysseys, Passages to Cultural Analysis, 2007


Seth Price, How to Disappear in America, 2008


Monroe Price, Objects of Remembrance. A Memoir of America Opportunities and Viennese Dreams, 2009


Paul Ryan, Video, Mind, Earth Mind. Art Communications and Ecology, 1993


Paul Ryan, The Three Person Solution. Creating Sustainable Collaborative Relationships, 2009


Luigi Sertorio, Erika Renda, Cento watt per il prossimo millennio, 2008


Jean-Jacques Kupiec, Pierre Sonigo, Né Dio né genoma. Per una nuova teoria dell’ereditraietà, 2009


Vandana Shiva, Terra Madre. Sopravvivere allo sviluppo, 1990 [Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Survival in India, 1988]


Vandana Shiva, Il bene comune della terra, 2006 [Earth Democracy; Justice, Sustainability, and Peace, 2005]


Vandana Shiva, Le guerre dell’acqua, 2004 [Water Wars; Privatization, Pollution, and Profit, 2002]


Salah Assan, Erdener Kaynak (ed. by), Globalisation of Consumer Markets. Structures and  Strategies, 1994


Salah Assan, Authentic/Ex-Centric: Conceptualism in Contemporary African Art, 2001


Salah Assan, Art and Islamic Literacy Among the Hausa of Northern Nigeria, 1992


Salah Assan, Art of Contemporary Africana Women Artists, 1997


Olu Oguibe, Okwui Enwezor (ed. by), Reading the Contemporary: African Art from Theory to Marketplace, 1999


Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust. A History of Walking, 2001


Rebecca Solnit, Storia del camminare, 2002


Rebecca Solnit, Storming the gates of Paradise. Landscapes for Politics, 2008


Paul Chaat Smith, Everything You Know about Indians is Wrong, 2009


Genny Lim, Child of War, 2003


Robert K. Wayne, Elaine E. Ostrander, Lessons learned from the dog genome, TRENDS in genetics,  Vol. 23, No. 11, November 2007


Michael Taussig, Defacement. Public Secrecy and the Labor of the Negative, 1999


Michael Taussig, What Color is the Sacred?, 1999


Anton Zeilinger, Einsteins Spuk. Teleportation und weitere Mysterien der Quantenphysik, 2005


Bouwmeester, Dirk; Ekert, Artur K.; Zeilinger, Anton (Eds.), The Physics of Quantum Information Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Teleportation, Quantum Computation, 2010


Bertlmann, R.A.; Zeilinger, A. (Eds.), Quantum (Un)speakables. From Bell to Quantum Information, 2002


Anton Zeilinger, “On the Interpretation and Philosophical Foundation of Quantum Mechanics”, 1996


Mario Bellatin, El gran vidrio, 2007


Mario Bellatin, Lecciones para una liebre muerta, 2005


Mario Bellatin, Beauty Salon, 2009


Alexander Tarakovsky, “Optimal Sequential Detection of a Signal with Random Appearance Time”, in: Detection of Changes in Random Processes (A.V. Balakrishnan, Ed.), Optimization Software, New York, pp. 161-175, 1986


Alexander Tarakovsky, “Efficient Nonlinear Filtering Methods for Detection of Dim Targets by Passive Systems.”, in: Multitarget-Multisensor Tracking: Applications and Advances, Volume IV (X.R. Li, W.D. Blair, and T. Kirubarajan, Editors). Artech House, Boston (submitted), 2003


Lacoste A , Berenshteyn F , Brivanlou AH, “An Efficient and Reversible Transposable System  for Gene Delivery and Lineage-Specific Differentiation in Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” In: Nature, Avril 15, 2010


Dreesen O , Brivanlou AH, “Signaling pathways in cancer and embryonic stem cells.”  STEM CELL REV 2007


Jane Taylor, Ubu and the Truth Commission, 1998


Christoph Menke, Reflections of Equality, 2006


Christoph Menke, The Sovereignty of Art: Aesthetic Negativity in Adorno and Derrida, 1999


Avery Gordon, Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination, 1996


Avery Gordon, Trevor Paglen et al., An Atlas of Radical Cartography, 2008


Beth Aileen Lamenath, Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace. Interview with Candice Hopkins, 2009


Renske Janssen, Vanessa Joan Mueller, Jacques Rancière, Dieter Roelstraete, Ian Wallace, Ian Wallace: A Literature of Images, 2009


Kenneth Goldsmith, Soliloqui, 2001


Craiq Dworkin, Kenneth Goldsmith (eds), Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing, 2010


Jalal Toufic, Vampires: An Uneasy Essay on the Undead in Film, 1993


(Livres Groupes editor), Philosophe Hongrois: Georg Lukács, Ágnes Heller, Imre Lakatos, Johannes Sambucus, Thomas Molnar, Michael Polanyi, Miklós Gáspár Tamás, 2010


Gáspár Miklós Tamás, “What is Post-fascism?”,  (article,, 2001


Brian Holmes, Unleashing the Collective Phantoms: Essays in Reverse Imagineering, 2008


Alejandro Jodorowsky, Psicomagia, 2008


Alejandro Jodorowsky, Psychomagic: The Transformative Power of Shamanic Psychotherapy, 2010


Paul Bloom, Natural Happiness, 2009


Thomas Keenan, Light Weapons, in: Thomas Elsaesser (ed. by), Harun Farocki. Working on the Sight Lines, 2004


Elaine Scarry, The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World, 1987


Elaine Scarry, Rule of Law, Misrule of Men, 2010


Griselda Pollock, Vision and Difference: Feminism, Femininity and Histories of Art, 2003


Cornelius Castoriadis, The Imaginary Institution of Society, 1998


Pamela Lee, Chronophobia: On Time in the Art of the 1960s, 2006


Donna Haraway, Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature, 1990


Antony Penrose, Lee Miller's War: Photographer and Correspondent with the Allies in Europe 1944-45, 2005


Richard Calvocoressi, Lee Miller. Ritratti di una vita, 2002


Merce Donate (ed. by), Julio Gonzalez. Retrospectiva, 2008


Albert Steen (ed. by), Hannah Ryggen, 1986


Aracy Amaral, Juan Manuel Bonet, Jorge Swartz, Regina Texeira de Barros, Tarsila Do Amaral, Oswald de Andrade, Mario de Andrade, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Aroldo de Campos, Tarsila Do Amaral, 2009


Derek Sullivan, The Booklover, 2008


Mario Bellatin, Shiki Nagaoka: un nez de fiction, 2004


Mario Bellatin, Le jardin de la dame Murakami, 2005 [El jardín de la señora Murakami, 2000]


Mario Bellatin, Leçons pour lièvre mort, 2008


Mario Bellatin, Escritores duplicados / Doubles d’écrivains. Un project de Mario Bellatin, 2003


P. Sainath, Everybody Loves a Good Drought: Stories from India's Poorest Districts, 1998


Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer, 2666: A Novel, 2008


Gary Small, Gigi Vorgan, iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind, 2009


Douglas Coupland, Marshall McLuhan, 2010


Richard Sennett, The Conscience of the Eye: The Design and Social Life of Cities, 1992


Paolo Virno, A Grammar of the Multitude, 2004 [Grammatica della moltitudine. Per una analisi delle forme di vita contemporanee, 2001]


Paolo Virno, Le souvenir du présent,


Paolo Virno, Les anges et le general intellect,


Paolo Virno, Diritto di resistenza,


Paolo Virno, Multitude / working class [Moltitudine e principio di individuazione]


Michael Hardt, Toni Negri, Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire, 2004


Michael Kung, The Penguin History of New Zealand, 2003


Jill Bennett, Empathic Vision: Affect, Trauma, and Contemporary Art, 2004


Geert Lovink, Internet vs. Art? A Response to Jeanette Winterson, 2008


Geert Lovink, Standards for All,


Sianne Ngai, Ugly Feelings, 2005


Sianne Ngai, Stuplimity: Schock and Boredom in Twentieth-Century Aesthetics, 2000


Suely Rolnik, Anthropophagic Subjectivity, 1998


Suely Rolnik, Toxicomanes d’identité. La subjectivité en temps de globalisation, 1997


Isabelle Stengers, Capitalist Sorcery: Breaking the Spell, 2011


Isabelle Stengers, The Invention of Modern Science, 2000


Ylia Prigogine, Isabelle Stengers, The End of Certainty: Time, Chaos and the New Laws of Nature, 1997


Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, Métaphysiques cannibales, 2009


James Lovelock, Climate Change on a Living Earth, 2007


James Lovelock, Time for a rethink, 2004


Tariq Ali, The Stone Woman, 2000


Tariq Ali, Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope, 2006


Tariq Ali, The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad, 2010


Saba Mahmood, Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject, 2005


Ragini Devi, Dance Dialects of India, 2001


Jacob Grimm, The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, 2003


Hermann Hesse, Demian, 2010 [1974]


Adolf Hitler, Hitler's Table Talk: His Private Conversations, 1941-44, 2008 [1953]


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Conversations of Goethe with Eckermann and Soret, 2010 [Gespräche mit Goethe, 1836]


Antonio Giustozzi, Decoding the New Taliban: Insights from the Afghan Field, 2009


Whitney Chadwick, Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership, 1996


Fleur Jaeggy, I beati anni del castigo, 1989


César Aira, Come diventai monaca, 2007 [Cómo me hice monja, 1993]


Elfriede Jelinek, Bambiland, 2003


Amelie Nothomb, Le Sabotage Amoureux, 1995


Jennifer Higgie, Bedlam, 2006


Will Self, Novels by Will Self (Study Guide): The Book of Dave, the Butt, How the Dead Live, Cock and Bull, the Sweet

Smell of Psychosis, My Idea of Fun


Jack Spicer, My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer, 2008


Dave Eggers, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2008


Dennis Cooper, Ugly Man: Stories, 2009


Ashraf Ghani, Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World, 2008


Michael Roth, Freud: Conflict and Culture: Essays on His Life, Work, and Legacy, 1998


Giorgio Agamben, La ragazza indicibile. Mito e mistero di Kore, 2010


Bruno Latour, Cogitamus. Six lettres sur les humanités scientifiques, 2010


Bruno Latour, Nous n'avons jamais été modernes. Essai d'anthropologie symétrique, 1991


Bruno Latour, Sur le culte moderne des dieux faitiches, 2009 [1996]


Avital Ronell, The Telephone Book. Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech, 1989


Avital Ronell, Fighting Theory, 2010


Avital Ronell, The Test Drive, 2005


Avital Ronell, Crack Wars: Literature, Addiction, Mania, 1993


Julia Kristeva, Black Sun: Depression and Melancholia, 1989


George Kubler, The Shape of Time. Remarks on the History of Things, 2008 [1976]


Mary Crawford Volk, John Singer Sargent's El Jaleo, 1992


Isabelle Stengers, Au temps des catastrophes. Résister à la barbarie qui vient, 2009


Brian O'Doherty, Studio and Cube, 2008


David Bell, Cyberculture Theorists: Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway, 2007


Donna Haraway, How Like a Leaf: An Interview with Donna Haraway, 1999


Tirdad Zolghadr, Judgment and Contemporary Art Criticism, 2011


Virginia Whiles, Art and Polemic in Pakistan: Cultural Politics and Tradition in Contemporary Miniature Painting, 2010

















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