Southern Exposure's growing roster of project-based publications includes exhibition catalogs, critical writings, artist books, and documentation of public art events and participatory projects. Many are available for sale – simply contact Valerie at [email protected] or drop by in person. We do not currently accept online orders.

Selected publications include:

Where do you want ghosts to reside? 2020
Curators Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Azin Seraj
Artists Morehshin Allahyari, Heba Y. Amin, Anum Awan, Arshia Haq, Shirin Fahimi, Umber Majeed 
Essay by Thea Quiray Tagle
Designed by Vivian Sming (Sming Sming Books)

Solidarity Struggle Victory, 2019
Writers Tongo Eisen-Martin, PJ Gubatina Policarpio, Amy Sueyoshi
Artists Sadie Barnette, Demian DinéYazhi´, Dignidad Rebelde, Patrick Martinez, Dylan Miner, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Jerome Reyes
Designed by Vivian Sming (Sming Sming Books)

New New Games, 2016
Robby Herbst with Valerie Imus, John Elrick and Will Payne
Designed by Kimberly Varella

The Cries of San Francisco, 2016
Allison Smith with Gwen Allen, Courtney Fink, and Elizabeth Thomas
Designed by MacFadden & Thorpe

directions given – directions taken, 2015
Valerie Imus and Michael Swaine, with contributions by Jim Melchert, Brandon Brown, Binta Ayofemi, Paul Benney, Kate Rhoades, Jenifer Wofford, Mike Shoun, Vernon Keeve, Yasi Pereira, Stephanie Ellis, Eliza Gregory & Grace Leary, Bean Gilsdorf, Ishan Clemenco, Heather Smith, Sherri Lynn Wood, Christian Nagler, Kevin Chen, Sita Bhaumik, Arash Fayez, Jose Figueroa, Brett Cook, Laetitia Sonami, Sofia Cordova, and Anne Walsh
Designed by Colpa Press

Twelve (Brief) Moments, 2014
Michael Swaine with Valerie Imus
Designed by Heather Watson

Selected Shipwrecks, 2012
Jimbo Blachly and Lytle Shaw, with essays by Valerie Imus, Kevin Cook, and Lisa Robertson
Published in conjunction with Bookhorse
Designed by Lex Trueb

Beautiful Possibility, 2010
Alison Pebworth, with essay by Rebecca Solnit
Designed by MacFadden & Thorpe

San Francisco Emotion Map, 2007
Christian Nold

Practice Makes Perfect: Bay Area Conceptual Craft, 2005
Courtney Fink, Lydia Matthews, Kristen Evangelista, Kelsey Nicholson, Emily Sevier, Abner Nolan, and Maysoun Wazwaz, with art by Ann Chamberlain, Amy Franceschini, Michael Swaine, David Ireland, Bernie Lubell, Christian Maychack, Jim Melchert, Scott Oliver, Stephanie Syjuco, Mark Thompson, Tony Tredway, and Anna Von Mertens
Designed by Zaldy Serrano