Pitom Publishing: List of Books


Pitom Publishing, Tel Aviv, was established by Esther Dotan and is an alternative initiative that focuses on critical and analytical writing on art, photography, cinema, visual culture. Poetry and short stories are also preferable genres. The first books by Pitom were published in 2006.

The word "pitom" in Hebrew means ventriloquist.

Alexander Kluge, Die Lücke, die der Teufel lässt
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Alexander Kluge
Die Lücke, die der Teufel lässt
Hebrew edition: November 2016. Series editor: Esther Dotan.
Translated from the German by Noa Kol. Design: Noa Swartz.
First published by Suhrkamp, 2003. The translation was supported by a grant from the Goethe-Institut which is funded by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Accompanying essay by Andreas Huyssen, courtesy of the author, "An Analytic Storyteller in the Course of Time, " first published in October no. 46, 1988. Translated from the English by Esther Dotan.


Hito Steyerl, The Wretched of the Screen
Hito Steyerl
The Wretched of the Screen
Hebrew edition: September 2015. Series editor and translator: Esther Dotan.
Design: Dana and Dan Design.
First published by Sternberg Press; e-flux Inc., 2012


Boris Groys, The Communist Postscript
Boris Groys
Das kommunistische Postskriptum
Hebrew edition: April 2014. Translated from German by Adam Tenenbaum.
Design: Noa Shwartz.
First published by Suhrkamp, 2006


Hal Foster, The Art-Architecture Complex
Hal Foster
The Art-Architecture Complex
Hebrew translation: September 2013. Series editor and translator: Esther Dotan.
Design: Noa Shwartz, Koby Barchad.
First published by Verso 2011


John Berger, About Looking
John Berger
About Looking
Hebrew edition: January 2012. Series editor and translator: Esther Dotan.
Design: Noa Shwartz, Koby Barchad.
First published 1980. John Berger ©


David Campany, Photography and Cinema
David Campany
Photography and Cinema
Hebrew edition, March 2011. Series editor and translator: Esther Dotan
Design: Studio Adi Stern.
First published: Reaktion Books, London, 2008


Boris Groys / Art Power
Boris Groys
Art Power
Hebrew edition, December, 2009. Series editor and translator: Esther Dotan
Design: Studio Adi Stern.
First published: MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008

Yoram Naslavsky / In the Sight of this Sun
Yoram Naslavsky
In the Sight of this Sun
Short stories, 2009.
Design: Studio Adi Stern.
On the cover: Pinchas Cohen Gan, Head – Local Hero, 1986, silk-screen.
Collection of Mishkan LeOmanut, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel.
John Berger / Hold Everything Dear; Dispatches on Survival and Resistance
John Berger
Hold Everything Dear;
Dispatches on Survival and Resistance
Hebrew edition, 2008. Series editor and translator: Esther Dotan
Design: Studio Adi Stern. First published: Verso, London, 2007
"Undefeated Despair", pp. 17-26, translated by Oded Wolkstein, first
published in Mitaam, no. 5, ed. Yitzhak Laor, March, 2006
Mahmoud Darwish / Like Almond Flowers or Further
Mahmoud Darwish
Like Almond Flowers or Further
Published by Iton 77 Books in collaboration with Pitom Publishing.
2008. Translated from Arabic by Ofra Bengio and Shmuel Regulant
Original Arabic edition, 2005
Catherine Lupton, Chris Marker: Memories of the Future
Catherine Lupton
Chris Marker: Memories of the Future
Hebrew edition, 2007. Series editor and translator: Esther Dotan
Design: Studio Adi Stern.
On the cover: The small bar Jetée, Shinjuku, Tokyo, a cosy hang out for filmmakers, named after Chris Marker's classic, La Jetée, 1962. Photo: Oshrat Dotan, 2007
First published: Reaktion Books, London, 2005.
Grace Paley, Selected Poems
Grace Paley
Selected Poems
2006. Hebrew translation and poem selection: Esther Dotan
Design: Studio Adi Stern.
Selected from Begin Again, Collected Poems, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY, 2000
On the cover: From Joan Jonas performance Organic Honey's Vertical Roll, ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, 1972. Courtesy of the artist. Photo (detail): Roberta Neiman
Martha Rosler, Inside and Outside the Frame
Martha Rosler
Inside and Outside the Frame
On Photography, Art and the Art World, Selected Essays
2006. Hebrew edition - series editor and translator: Esther Dotan
Design: Studio Adi Stern. Selected from: Martha Rosler, Decoys and Disruptions, Selected Writings 1975-2001, OCTOBER Books, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2004
On the cover: Martha Rosler, Broadway, New York, 2000, photomontage.

Contact Details
Pitom Publishing
Esther Dotan
P.O.B. 11276
Tel Aviv, 61112
pitompublishing@013.net.il


 

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