Patterns, Costumes & Stencils

Chant Avedissian

January 2009 | £12.99 | $19.95 | 128pp

This unique collection of Chant Avedissian’s artwork leads us on a journey that crosses boundaries of all kinds: geographical, cultural and temporal. Avedissian takes his inspiration from diverse cultures and traditions – from the colourful textiles of Rajasthan […]

Shadi Ghadirian

Edited by Rose Issa

November 2008 | £7.99 | $12.95 | 64pp

Shadi Ghadirian is one of Iran’s leading contemporary photographers. Born in Tehran in 1974, she has exhibited widely in Europe and the US, and her work has been collected by museums worldwide. She came to the limelight in […]

A Lost Summer

Edited by Maureen Ali

May 2008 | £8.99 | $14.95 | 82pp

The summer 2006 conflict between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon was reflected through a variety of media in the words and images of ordinary people. Blogs proliferated, emails zapped through cyberspace and text messages punched out instant reactions […]

Belonging and Globilisation

Edited by Kamal Boullata

January 2008 | £15.99 | $21.95 | 176pp

These essays bring together voices that are involved in shaping the art and cultural scenes outside the Western mainstream. Focusing on the concept of belonging, they explore how contemporary art produced outside the bounds of dominant cultural circuits […]

Black Britain

Paul Gilroy

September 2007 | £19.99 | $35.00 | 320pp

Black people have inhabited the British Isles for centuries. Eminent professor Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural dimensions of British blackness and black Britishness, has assembled a living visual history of their social […]

The Birds’ Journey to Mount Qaf

Hooda Shawa Qaddumi

February 2007 | £18.00 | $29.95 | 48pp

When all the birds of the world assemble and decide that they are in need of a king, the wise hoopoe bird steps forward and offers to lead them to a mighty monarch who lives in a marvellous […]

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