Books Available for Download as PDF Files:
— Radical Closure. Singapore: National Gallery Singapore, 2020
— Postscripts. Stockholm: Moderna Museet; Amsterdam: Roma Publications, 2020
— What Was I Thinking? Berlin: e-flux journal-Sternberg Press, 2017
— The Dancer's Two Bodies. Sharjah, UAE: Sharjah Art Foundation, 2015
— Forthcoming, 2nd ed. Berlin: e-flux journal-Sternberg Press, 2014
— What Were You Thinking? Berlin: Berliner Künstlerprogramm/DAAD, 2011
— The Portrait of the Pubescent Girl: A Rite of Non-Passage. Forthcoming Books, 2011
What Is the Sum of Recurrently? Istanbul, Turkey: Galeri Nev, 2010
Graziella: The Corrected Edition. Forthcoming Books, 2009
Over-Sensitivity, 2nd ed. Forthcoming Books, 2009
The Withdrawal of Tradition Past a Surpassing Disaster. Forthcoming Books, 2009
Undeserving Lebanon. Forthcoming Books, 2007
Two or Three Things I'm Dying to Tell You. Sausalito, CA: Post-Apollo Press, 2005
‘Âshûrâ’: This Blood Spilled in My Veins. Beirut, Lebanon: Forthcoming Books, 2005
(Vampires): An Uneasy Essay on the Undead in Film, revised and expanded edition. Sausalito, CA: The Post-Apollo Press, 2003
Distracted, 2nd ed. Berkeley, CA: Tuumba Press, 2003
Undying Love, or Love Dies, Sausalito, CA: The Post-Apollo Press, 2002
— Jouissance in Postwar Beirut (Forthcoming Books, 2014; a searchable PDF file of the film script is available here)
— Le Retrait de la tradition suite au désastre démesuré, trans. Omar Berrada and Ninon Vinsonneau. Paris: Les Prairies ordinaires, March 2011.
— Credits Included/Abspann inclusive, trans. Christoph Nöthlings. Vienna, Austria: Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, 2011.
Booklets Available for Download as PDF Files:
— Reading, Rewriting Poe’s “The Oval Portrait”—Angelically, part of dOCUMENTA (13)’s “100 Notes–100 Thoughts,” English/German (Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2011).
— “How to Read a Text Past a Surpassing Disaster?” This Ottoman translation by Selim S. Kuru of pp. 56–79 of my book The Withdrawal of Tradition Past a Surpassing Disaster (Forthcoming Books, 2009) is part of my mixed-media work How to Read an Image/Text Past a Surpassing Disaster? “Blind Dates: New Encounters from the Edges of a Former Empire,” guest-curated by Defne Ayas and Neery Melkonian, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, November 19, 2010–February 12, 2011.
Edited Books Available Online:
— Thinking: The Ruin, ed. Matthew Gumpert and Jalal Toufic (Istanbul, Turkey: Rezan Has Museum, 2010) (available for download as a PDF file here)
"Thinking What's Thought-Provoking!": Book Series Edited by Me and Published by Sharjah Art Foundation
— Jalal Toufic, The Dancer's Two Bodies (2015)
— Matthew Gumpert, The Accident Waiting to Happen (2015)
Brochures of the School of Visual Arts of the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (Alba) for the Three Years During Which I Was Its Director:
Brochure of the School of Visual Arts, Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (Alba), 2018.
Brochure of the School of Visual Arts, Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (Alba), 2016-17.
Brochure of the School of Visual Arts, Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (Alba), 2015-16.
Statements and Letter of Recommendation:
Two or Three
Things I’m Dying to Tell You. Sausalito, CA:
The Post-Apollo Press, 2005
Special Effect Termed “Time”; or, Filming Death
at Work, 32-minute video, 2005
Series: The Ninth Night and Day, 60-minute video,
8-minute video, 2003
The Sleep of
Reason: This Blood Spilled in My Veins, 32-minute
This Blood Spilled in My Veins:
— 80-minute video, 2002
— mixed-media work comprising 7 monitors, two 95-minute videos and 5 looped videos, and 3
A Tribute to Ghassan Salhab, 15-minute video, 2002
Included: A Video in Red and Green, 46-minute
This Is Not
to Say that This Is Not the Case, mixed media, 2004
“Letter of Recommendation by Jalal Toufic,” in The Long Overdue Guide to Lebanon’s Restaurants, ed. Sahar Omran (Beirut, Lebanon, 2006), 51–61
Jalal Toufic bio