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The Essence of Light (details to follow) Catalogue of the permanent collection at the Centre for International Light Art, Unna





Collected Poems / Gesammelte Gedichte. Marcia Nardi

The AFTERWORD and Notes translated from German by me. Poems translated into German from American English by Stefan Ripplinger.








Danner-Preis 2023 © 2023 Danner-Stiftung, arnoldsche Art Publishers, ISBN 9783897907034





Jakob Bengel, Oberstein (click BROWSE to view some pages) © 2023 arnoldsche Art Publishers, authors, artists and photographers, translator. ISBN 9783897906952





L. Fritz No. 9 The magazine of Internationale Photoszene Köln. Spring 2023.






Silver Triennial International 2022 (click BROWSE to view some pages) © 2022 arnoldsche Art Publishers, authors, artists and photographers, translator. ISBN 978-3-89790-686-0





HYPERsculptures Catalogue texts for the exhibition at the Centre for International Light Art, Unna, 4 November 2022 – 30 April 2023.





L. Fritz No. 8 The magazine of Internationale Photoszene Köln. Autumn 2022. Click here to read


brut favorites.! feilacher’s choice

Published 2022 by Residenz Verlag; ISBN 978-3-7017-3577-8. A personal selection and exhibition by the outgoing curator of Museum Gugging, Austria, Johann Feilacher. (14051 words translated from German; the rest copy-edited in English)



Where the World Is Melting – Ragnar Axelsson(Introduction, by Isabel Siben)

Exhibition at the Kunstfoyer der Versicherungskammer Bayern, 15 December 2021 – 13 March 2022

© 2021 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Ragnar Axelsson, and Isabel Siben [and translators]. ISBN 978-3-96900-064-9]

L. Fritz Nr. 7 Internatinale Photoszene Köln


L. Fritz No. 7 The magazine of Internationale Photoszene Köln. Spring 2021. Click here to read


Danner Prize 2020

Published 2021 by arnoldsche; ISBN 978-3-89790-599-3.





Beyond the Pain

Published 2020 by arnoldsche; ISBN 978-3-89790-609-9. Accompanied the exhibition at Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen, 10.10.2020–30.5.2021




A Side Taken. Relating to Slavery in Octavia Butler’s Kindred, by Ulrike Bergermann, in Taking Sides. Theories, Practices and Cultures of Participation in Dissent, © 2021 transcript Verlag, ISBN 978-3-8376-4901-7




L. Fritz No. 6 The magazine of Internationale Photoszene Köln. Spring 2020 @ 2020 Internationale Photoszene Köln gemeinnützige Unternehmergesellschaft (haftungsbeschränkt), die Fotografen und Autoren [und Übersetzer]




Zentrum Internationale Lichtkunst UnnaNeon Delight Catalogue texts for the exhibition at the Centre for International Light Art, Unna, 14 March – 16 August 2020.





Franziska Stünkel. COEXIST © 2019 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Franziska Stünkel and authors [and translators]. ISBN 978-3-86828-918-3

To accompany the exhibition at Leica Galerie Salzburg, 18.10.2019-15.02.2020




Silver Triennial International 2019 (click BROWSE to view some pages) © 2019 arnoldsche Art Publishers, authors, artists and photographers, translator. ISBN 978-3-89790-566-5





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Red Hood – Blue Beard. Colour in Fairytales. Published October 2019 by arnoldsche; ISBN 978-3-89790-573-3. Sabine Schimma, Peter Stohler (eds).

To accompany the exhibition at GRIMMWELT / GRIMM WORLD in Kassel, 13 November 2019 – 13 April 2020.

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The Golden Network Published October 2019 by Societäts-Verlag; 978-3-95542-361-2. An examination of the role played by the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst” (“German Society of Artistic Goldsmithery”) during the period of National Socialism.


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Kehrer Verlag translations

Amateur Photography: From Bauhaus to Instagram. © 2019 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, authors, artists and photographers [and translator]. ISBN 978-3-86828-964-0 (jointly with one other translator)

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Major project! Dr. Paul Wolff & Tritschler. Light and Shadow – Photographs from 1920 to 1950

Kehrer Verlag© 2019 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, authors, artists and photographers [and translator]. ISBN 978-3-86828-881-0





May 2019, L. Fritz magazine no. 5






Considering Finland Exhibition at Port25, Mannheim, and Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, 10 November 2018 – 13 January 2019

© 2018 Barbara Auer, Dr Laura Hirvi, Stefanie Kleinsorge, Toni Montana Studios; VG-Bildkunst, Bonn. Edition Cantz, ISBN 978-3-947563-25-8

#material4.0 Exhibition at Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen, 6 October 2018 – 3 March 2019.

© 2019 Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen; Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart; authors [and translator] ISBN 978-3-89790-559-7 

Also Summer 2018 (printed for researchers and conference participants November 2018): Dr Jean Paul Richter’s account of Sir Richard Wallace’s collection at Hertford House and Château de Bagatelle, 1880/81. No ISBN; for research purposes; not a publication. © 2018 Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds. May be consulted at the Visitors’ Library, The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London.



Volumes I and II: Alexandra Cox. Volume III: Daniela Heinze. Extracts pending permission.


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Summer 2018: The fourth issue of the German/English L. Fritz

Internationale Photoszene Köln #photoszene #köeln #cologne #welovephotography






Three Americans. Al Held; Nicholas Krushenick; Kimber Smith
After Abstract Expressionism. Galerie Müller Galerie Mueller Basel Alexandra CoxEssay by Dieter Schwarz. Accompanied the Autumn 2018 exhibition at Galerie Müller in Basel and Galerie Ziegler in Zürich.

© 2018 DZA Druckerei zu Altenburg GmbH, Germany. ISBN 978-3-9524996-0-3



Matthieu Gafsou. H+ Transhumanism(s)
Translated essay: The Body’s Obsolescence, Technology’s Incandescence, by David Le Breton. From French.

© 2018 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Matthieu Gafsou, and authors [and translators] ISBN 978-3-86828-843-8

Robert Delaunay and the City of Lights

Robert Delaunay Kunsthaus Zürich
Accompanied the Autumn 2018 exhibition at Kunsthaus Zürich. From French.

© 2018 Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft / Kunsthaus Zürich und Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, photographers, authors, [translators!] ISBN 978-3-906269-19-1

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Christoph Merian Verlag translations

A collaboration: Sarah Hildebrand (photographs); Gerhild Perl; Julia Rehsmann; Veronika Siegl (essays).

©2018 Christoph Merian Verlag, photographer, authors, translator. ISBN 978-3-85616-860-5



Egon Karl Nicolaus. Arbeiten auf Papier / Works on Paper 1956-1988

©2017 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Egon Karl Nicolaus Stiftung, authors and photographers [and translators] ISBN 978-3-86828-692-2

A Trilogy By Jessica Backhaus

(The book comprises three translations; mine is the one in the middle)

©2017 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Jessica Backhaus, and authors [and translators!] ISBN 978-3-86828-806-3


David Bielander. Twenty Years

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©2017 arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart, David Bielander, Munich, and the authors [and translators!] ISBN 978-3-89790-487-3. Seven translations from German into English, which appear in the Appendix (an enclosed booklet).



Daniel Kruger. On Camp Ceramics and Other Diversions

Alexandra Cox ceramics arnoldsche


©2017 Daniel Kruger, Berlin, arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart, and the Authors [and translators!]. ISBN 978-3-89790-492-8. One essay.



Olaf Breuning. Drawings

©2016 Olaf Breuning, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Vienna and the authors [and translator!] ISBN 978-3-903131-47-7. One essay.


Niki de Saint Phalle. At Last I Found the Treasure

Niki de Saint Phalle Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin Kunst- Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim Niki Charitable Art Foundation


©2016 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Kunst- und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim and authors [and translators!] ISBN 978-3-86828-720-2. Preface, seven essays and chronologies into English.



Sibylle Bergemann

©2016 Images: Frieda von Wild, Texts: Authors [and translator!]. Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Loock Gallery. ISBN 978-3-86828-743-1. Three essays into English.

Summer 2016: The third issue of  L. Fritz Photoszene





Sarah Moon: Now and Then 

©2016 House of Photography, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin and authors [and translators!] ISBN 978-3-86828-656-4. Two essays into English.

Rita Ernst. Imagination Mies

©2016 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Rita Ernst, authors and photographers [and translator!] ISBN 978-3-86828-701-1. Preface and two essays.

Michael Landy: Out of Order 

©2016 Museum Tinguely Basel, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, authors, artists and photographers [and translators!] ISBN 978-3-86828-717-2. Preface and two essays.

Corviale. Otto Hainzl.

© 2015 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Otto Hainzl, and authors [and translators]. Text by Gabriele Kaiser, ‘The eternally unfinished City’, translated by Alexandra Cox. ISBN 978-3-86828-596-3

Ben Vautier. Is everything art?

Kehrer Verlag

©2015 Museum Tinguely, Basel, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, authors, artists and photographers [and translator!]. ISBN 978-3-86828-649-6. “Assessing the Situation” by the artist from French into English. Interview with Ben Vautier. Six contributions on the artist’s work. 32 Themes into English.



Major project! Eyes Wide Open! 100 Years of Leica Photography

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Hans-Michael Koetzle (Ed.)ranslations

©2015 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, artists, photographers and authors [and translator!]. ISBN 978-3-86828-530-7. The full book except for one essay.



[7] Places [7] Precarious Fields – Catalogue accompanying the 6th Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg

©2015 Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg e.V., Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin and authors [and translators!]. ISBN 978-3-86828-640-3. German into English translations by Alexandra Cox

Summer 2015: The second issue of the bilingual German/English L. Fritz magazine,

Translations Alexandra Cox translator Cologne Internationale Photoszene Köln L. Fritz Magazin







Exhibition “Belle Haleine” at Museum Tinguely Basel

Published by Museum Tinguely, Basel and ZEIT Kunstverlag, Hamburg. There was also a ZEIT Kunstverlag Weltkunst supplement to DIE ZEIT.

Translations Alexandra Cox translator Cologne Museum Tinguely Basel Belle Haleine Duft Kunst







Anja Schlamann: Encanto

©2014 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, Anja Schlamann and authors [and translator]. ISBN 978-3-86828-489-8. One story, one essay.


Summer 2014: The bilingual German/English L. Fritz magazine, Internationale Photoszene Köln 2014.

Translations Alexandra Cox translator Cologne L. Fritz Magazin International Photoszene Köln







Métamatic Reloaded

Catalogue accompanying the exhibition of the same name at Museum Tinguely, Basel, from October 2013 to January 2014. Link to extracts from translations into English by Alexandra Cox. ©2013 Museum Tinguely, Basel, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, authors [and translators], artists, and photographers. ISBN 978-3-86828-452-2ocietäts-Verlag


Roselyne Titaud: VisitesRoselyne Titaud Visites Alexandra Cox

©2013 Roselyne Titaud, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin and authors [and translator]. ISBN 978-3-86828-424-9




Grenzgänge Magnum: Trans-Territories

The catalogue accompanying 5. Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg, 2013

©2013 Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg e.V., Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin and the authors and translators. ISBN 978-3-68628-457-7


Olympics – Past & Present

Fellow I.T.I. members Philippa Hurd, Sarah Kane, Jane Michael, Christine Shuttleworth and Stephen Telfer all contributed translations. Link to extracts from translations into English by Alexandra Cox.  ©2013 Qatar Olympic & Sports Museum, Qatar Museums Authority and Prestel Verlag, Munich-London-New York. ISBN 978-3-7913-5215-2 (Trade), 978-3-7913-6412-4 (Museum)


Major project! Museum Tinguely Basel: The Collection

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Extracts from translations into English by Alexandra Cox. © 2012 Alexandra Cox, Kehrer Verlag, Museum Tinguely Basel and Authors, Photographers, Layout Designers. Copyright mentions also on each page. ISBN 978-3-9523990-4-0 (English Museum Edition)




Connected by Art

Translations to accompany an exhibition of contemporary art in the Baltic Sea region put on in Schwerin, Germany, June – September 2012.

Editors: Antonia Napp, Dirk Blübaum, Kornelia Röder Authors: A. Liivak, A. Napp, G. Gulbinas, G. Årbu, H. Paunu, K. Röder, M. North, Martin Schibli, S. Høholt

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Contributions translated from German into English by Alexandra Cox:

Welcome; Preface; An Artistic Tour of the Baltic Sea; Absolute Exotic; Vinta; Situation Dictionary and Museum; Let’s Go for a Walk? I Don’t Know. It’s Already Late. OK, Just Around a Lake; Stills; From the Kindergarten to the Barricades!; Flut; Census (sea life picture captions); In Science’s Mirror; Contact Zones, Frontier Regions, and Identities in the Baltic Sea Region; Terminology Lexicon Cultural Identity; Who Are We, Who Are the Others?; Playfully Investigating Personal Identity on YouTube (brief youth project descriptions); Artist Biographies; Acknowledgements

© 2012 Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, authors (translators), artists and photographers ISBN 978-3-86828-301-3

Emanuel Raab: Winterwald

Published to accompany an exhibition of photographs by Emanuel Raab at Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung, Berlin, January – April 2012. Essay by Christiane Stahl, translated by Alexandra Cox.

© 2012 Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin, © 2012 Christiane Stahl, ISBN 978-3-86828-241-2

Frontiers of Another Nature

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Essay at the back, A Short History of Icelandic Photography, author Christiane Stahl, translator Alexandra Cox

© 2011 Crymogea Publishers / Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg Berlin; © 2011 Christiane Stahl, ISBN (Kehrer edition) 978-3-86828-252-8

Car Fetish

Exhibition catalogue – a collection of 8 essays, each comprising 4555 German source words on average, plus Introduction (3170 German source words) and Thanks, translated entirely by Alexandra Cox


Authors: Matthias Bickenbach, Hartmut Böhme, Micha Hilgers, Manuela Kraft, Ludger Lütkehaus, Harun Maye, Thomas Pittino, David Staretz; introduction by Roland Wetzel

© 2011 Museum Tinguely Basel, and Kehrer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86828-228-3

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Jaakko Heikkilä: Silent Talks

Texts by Andreas Vowinckel, Ritva Röminger-Czakobert Delaunay

© 2011 Kehrer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86828-197-2

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Eros and Stasi

East German Photography

Gabriele Koenig Collection

Contributions by Dr. Brigitte Franzen, Ditmar Schädel

© 2011 Kehrer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86828-216-0

Susanne Wadle: Bodycheck

Authors: Susanne Wadle, Lida von Mengdenocietäts-Verlag

© 2010 Kehrer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86828-148-4

Anke Erlenhoff

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With contributions by Klaus Honnef, Gabriele Ueslberg

© 2010 Kehrer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86828-146-0


Author: Ingo Taubhorn

Maziar Moradi (photographs)

© 2010 Kehrer Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86828-118-7

Whose Sofa is it anyway?

Author: Nicole Röder

© 2008 Cadmos, ISBN 978-3-86127-962-4

Line Training for Dogs

Author: Monika Gutmann

© 2008 Cadmos, ISBN 978-3-86127-961-7

(see also: Good Times with Older Dogs: Care, fitness and health)

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