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Arabic calligraphy by Samîr al-Sâyigh

Books
 

What Were You Thinking? Berlin: Berliner Künstlerprogramm/DAAD, 2011 (available for download as a PDF file here)

The Portrait of the Pubescent Girl: A Rite of Non-Passage. Forthcoming Books, 2011 (available for download as a PDF file here)

What Is the Sum of Recurrently? Istanbul, Turkey: Galeri Nev, 2010 (available for download as a PDF file here)

Graziella: The Corrected Edition. Forthcoming Books, 2009 (available for download as a PDF file here—and in lower resolution here)

The Withdrawal of Tradition Past a Surpassing Disaster. Forthcoming Books, 2009 (available for download as a PDF file here)

Undeserving Lebanon. Forthcoming Books, 2007 (available for download as a PDF file here)

Two or Three Things I’m Dying to Tell You. Sausalito, CA: The Post-Apollo Press, 2005 (available for download as a PDF file here)

‘Âshûrâ’: This Blood Spilled in My Veins. Beirut, Lebanon: Forthcoming Books, 2005 (available for download as a PDF file here)

Undying Love, or Love Dies. Sausalito, CA: The Post-Apollo Press, 2002 (available for download as a PDF file here)

Forthcoming. Berkeley, CA: Atelos, 2000; 2nd ed., Berlin: e-flux journal-Sternberg Press, 2014 (available for download as a PDF file here)

Over-Sensitivity. Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1996; 2nd ed., Forthcoming Books, 2009 (available for download as a PDF file here)

(Vampires): An Uneasy Essay on the Undead in Film. Barrytown, New York: Station Hill Press, 1993; 2nd ed., Sausalito, CA: The Post-Apollo Press, 2003 (available for download as a PDF file here)

Distracted. Barrytown, NY: Station Hill Press, 1991; 2nd ed., Berkeley, CA: Tuumba Press, 2003 (available for download as a PDF file here)


Translated Books

— French:
     Le Retrait de la tradition suite au désastre démesuré, trans. Omar Berrada and Ninon Vinsonneau. Paris: Les Prairies ordinaires, March 2011 (available for download as a PDF file here)
  Distrait, trans. Guillaume Fayard. Paris: Les Petits matins, April 2011

— German:
     Vom Rückzug der Tradition nach einem unermesslichen Desaster, trans. Christoph Nöthlings. Berlin, Germany: August Verlag, 2011
  Credits Included/Abspann inclusive, trans. Christoph Nöthlings. Vienna, Austria: Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, 2011


Booklets

Reading, Rewriting Poe’s “The Oval Portrait”—Angelically, part of dOCUMENTA (13)’s “100 Notes–100 Thoughts,” English/German (Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2011)

Reading, Rewriting Poe’s “The Oval Portrait”—In Your Dreams (bilingual edition: English and Arabic) (Beirut, Lebanon: Ashkal Alwan, 2006)


Edited Books Available Online

Thinking: The Ruin, ed. Matthew Gumpert and Jalal Toufic (Istanbul, Turkey: Rezan Has Museum, 2010)


Essays Available Online

“A Hitherto Unrecognized Apocalyptic Photographer: The Universe,” e-flux Journal, no. 55 (5/2014) (available for download as a PDF file here)

“If You Prick Us, Do We Not Bleed? No,” E-Flux Journal, no. 50 (12/2013) (available for download as a PDF file here)

“Middle Eastern Films Before Thy Gaze Returns to Thee—in Less than 1/24 of a Second,” E-Flux Journal, no. 48 (10/2013) (available for download as a PDF file here)

“Made without Hands,” Floor, no. 2 (2013)

“The Resurrected Brother of Mary and Martha: A Human Who Resurrected God!” E-Flux Journal, no. 39 (11/2012) (available for download as a PDF file here)

“The Resurrected Brother of Mary and Martha: A Human Who Lived then Died!” E-Flux Journal, no. 30 (12/2011) (available for download as a PDF file here)

“The Contemporary Is Still Forthcoming,” E-flux Journal, no. 28 (10/2011) (available for download as a PDF file here)

“Untimely Collaboration”/“Ta‘âwun ‘Âbir lil-Zaman,” translation to Arabic by Leila Khatib, Plot for a Biennial: Sharjah Biennial 10, 16 March–16 May 2011 (Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Sharjah Art Foundation, 2011), 367–374

“What Is the Sum of Recurrently?” E-flux Journal, no. 19 (10/2010) (available for download as a PDF file here)

“The Aura: An Approach,” in The Symbolic Efficiency of the Frame, catalogue issued in conjunction with the Tirana International Contemporary Art Biennial (T.I.C.A.B.), 18 September–22 October 2009, 34–35

— Jalal Toufic, “The Last Men in Beirut,” /seconds, no. 9 (2008)

“The Writing Is on the Wall,” Museion Journal, no. 6 (June 2008)

“Es Steht Auf Der Mauegeschrieben,” trans. Nicola Behrman, Museion Journal, no. 6 (June 2008)

“La Scrittura è Sul Muro,” trans. Giorgio Maragliano, Museion Journal, no. 6 (June 2008)

“Bury Me Dead,” Museion Journal, no. 5 (April 2008)

“Begrabt Mich Tot,” trans. Nicola Behrman, Museion Journal, no. 5 (April 2008)

“Seppelliscimi Da Morto,” trans. Jennifer Scappettone, Museion Journal, no. 5 (April 2008)

“To Think or Not to Think,” Museion Journal, no. 4 (March 2008)

“Denken Oder Nicht Denken,” trans. Nicola Behrman, Museion Journal, no. 4 (March 2008)

“Pensare O Non Pensare,” trans. Giorgio Maragliano, Museion Journal, no. 4 (March 2008)

“Realistic Magic; or, I Never Cared about Magical Realism,” Museion Journal, no. 3 (February 2008)

“Realistische Magie Oder: Magischer Realismus Hat Mich Nie Interessiert,” trans. Nicola Behrman, Museion Journal, no. 3 (February 2008)

“Magia Realistica, Ovvero Il Realismo Magico Non Mi Ha Mai Interessato,” trans. Giorgio Maragliano, Museion Journal, no. 3 (February 2008)

“A Hitherto Unrecognized Sublime Photographer: The Universe,” /seconds, no. 7 (2007)

“Dying Before Dying; or, Living to Tell the Tale,” Museion Journal, no. 1 (Novembre 2007)

“Morire Prima Di Morire; O Vivere Per Raccontare La Storia,” trans. Giorgio Maragliano, Museion Journal, no. 1 (Novembre 2007)

“Sterben Vor Dem Sterben Oder Weiterleben, Um Zeugnis Zu Geben,” trans. Wolfgang Astelbauer, Museion Journal, no. 1 (Novembre 2007)

“Quicker/Slower than Oneself” Museion Journal, no. 0 (October 2007)

“Più Veloce/Più Lento Di Se Stesso,” trans. Giorgio Maragliano, Museion Journal, no. 0 (October 2007)

“Schneller/Langsamer Als Man Selbst,” trans. Wolfgang Astelbauer, Museion Journal, no. 0 (October 2007)

“Black Holes Radiate Lovingly,” Lina Saneh Body Studio, 30 May 2007 (available for download as a PDF file here)

“Composites,” /seconds, no. 5 (2007)

“I Am the Martyr Sana’ Yusif Muhaydli,” /seconds, no. 5 (2007)

“Monstrous Units Over the Plateau”

“Forthcoming”


Interviews Available Online

“Epilogue” (interview with me by Hans Ulrich Obrist), Global Art Forum: Transcripts: 1, ed. Maria Finders (Dubai: IMC, 2007), 311–324

— Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, “Interview with Jalal Toufic,” in Towards a Foreign Likeness Bent: Translation, ed. Jerrold Shiroma, Duration Press, 2005

— Aaron Kunin, “Interview with Jalal Toufic,” Rain Taxi Online, Fall 2001


Edited Journals Available Online

— “Qabla ’an yartadda ’ilayka Tarfuka: tajarib lubnaniyya fi as-sinama wa-l-vidiyu wa-l-tajhiz” (Before Thy Gaze Returns to Thee: Experimental Lebanese Cinema/Video/Installation Works), dossier, Al-Adab (January-February 2001): 18–76
http://www.mafhoum.com/press/adab56/adab.htm


List of Publications


 

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