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Performing & sound arts
 
Writings, catalogues and monographs about arts, dance, music, sound art and performance fields.
 
2017
French edition
New expanded edition of a major text by the American choreographer-dancer.

2017
French edition
This historical essay assesses the impact of Dadaist ballet Relâches on the French artistic community by restoring the historical context that has transformed the collaboration of Picabia, Satie and Börlin into a unique event in the history of dance and performance.

2017
French edition
Luc Ferrari's writings, most of them previously unpublished.

2016
French edition
The history of the emergence and appropriation of the score in extra-musical domains (theater, dance, performance).

2016
English edition
The two dancers and choreographers share and compare ideas and references that underpin their respective work.

2016
English edition
Organised in 8 “episodes,” Brandon LaBelle's reference monograph guides us through a number of his installation works and scripts from 2003 to 2014, raising questions of space and community, and further, to the direction of the social and its political potential. Three essays and an interview, as well as the recording on CD of a recent live performance, complete the book.

2016
French edition
The theatrical writings of post-anthropocentric “disfigurement” and the reinvention of expressive means of contemporary philosophy.

2016
French edition
Discourses, reflections and documents on performative and choreographic arts today.

2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
The sound arts and experimental music annual review's 4th issue, on the theme of utopias.

2016
French edition
First monograph.

2015
French edition
The French translation of David Grubbs's long-awaited study of the role that sound recordings play in representing experimental music of the 1960s.

2015
English edition
Danse – A Catalogue comprises dialogues and essays by dancers, choreographers, writers, and curators reflecting on the mutual influences of French and American choreographic cultures. Together these writings examine the ways in which dance matters in an increasingly globalized contemporary field.

2015
French edition
Between documention and recreation: memories and transmissions of performance art and contemporary dance.

2014
French edition
The place and role of women in performing arts from 1912 to 2012, between performance and dance.

2014
French edition
Improvisation as musical and political experimentation (essay).

2014
French edition
Designed by M/M (Paris), this book-object documents, through photographs and a text by Frédéric Boyer, the drama entitled La Faculté (The Faculty), from a text created by Christophe Honoré, directed by Eric Vigner.

2014
bilingual edition (English / French)
3rd issue of the sound arts and experimental music annual review, devoted to the question of sound space.

2014
English edition
An anthology that draws on recent French choreographic creation to offer a reflection on the current international state of affairs of contemporary dance, its dialogue with other art forms, dance's historical position, and its perspectives with respect to contemporary issues affecting society at large.

2014
English edition
Texts and interviews around the work of dancer and choreographer Xavier Le Roy.

2014
French edition
Texts and interviews around the work of dancer and choreographer Xavier Le Roy (available in English edition).

2014
French edition
Sixty years of sound and music creation on the French Riviera and beyond (with Jean Dupuy, Éliane Radigue, Arnaud Maguet, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Sun Ra, Yves Klein, Thomas Köner, Pascal Broccolichi, Lars Fredrikson, Robert Malaval, Ludovic Lignon, The Bells Angels...).

2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
An overview of the relation between choreography and exhibition, through the contributions of over thirty international visual artists, choreographers, musicians, filmmakers, theorists, and curators (Kenneth Anger, Jérôme Bel, Boris Charmatz, Kenneth Goldsmith, Pierre Huyghe, Jennifer Lacey, Alan Licht, Malcolm McLaren, Gustav Metzger, Phill Niblock, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Michael Parsons, Claude Rutault, Catherine Wood...).

2013
French edition
Sound avant-garde in architecture: a journey through architecture, art and music in the twentieth century.

2013
French edition
The two dancers and choreographers share and compare ideas and references that underpin their respective work.

2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
An overview of American minimalist composer, filmmaker and video artist Phill Niblock's work since the 60's, through about twenty essays and interviews by musicologists, art critics and historians, various documents, scores, and more than 8 hours of videos on DVDs.

2013
French edition
An analysis of the experience of spatiality in dance, through five works by Xavier Le Roy, Yvonne Rainer, Olga Mesa, Boris Charmatz, and Merce Cunningham.

2012
French edition
A dialogue between two major contemporary choregraphers.

2012
French edition
An investigation into the uses of “sound document” in music, since the beginning of phonography.

2012
French edition
An insight into the work of French dancer and choreographer Maguy Marin, with a film on DVD and an audio CD.

2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Reference monograph dedicated to an artist who works with sound as a material.

2012
French edition
A biographical rereading of the English playwright's work.

2012
French edition
Different readings and interpretations of French choreographer Myriam Gourfink's work.

2011
texts in French, English, Italian, German
A reexamination of the role of female avant-gardes in the fields of performance and dance: a comprehensive publication with over 2500 color illustrations, together with documentary material on Valentine de Saint-Point, Marinetti, Futurism, Canudo, Russian Ballets, German and American expressionism (original photographs, manuscript letters, drawings, woodcuts, manifestos, first editions and ephemera).

2011
English edition
English edition of the interviews with French dancer and choreographer Boris Charmatz.

2010
English edition
A performative and choreographic exploration of social conventions and modern narrative strategies (mainly developed in the media and advertising fields) that shape our representation of reality.

2010
French edition
A performative and choreographic exploration of social conventions and modern narrative strategies (mainly developed in the media and advertising fields) that shape our representation of reality (available in English edition).

2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sound installations by the French graphic design studio.

2010
French edition
A study of the musical (and political) aspects of one of the most subversive artistic movements of the 60's.

2010
French edition
Monograph / artist book (available in English edition).

2009
bilingual edition (English / French)
The first monograph on the multiple activities of the artist / musician / performer, with numerous illustrations, texts, and an audio CD.

2009
French edition
An illustrated essay devoted to Norwegian author Jon Fosse, a cross-reading of the major themes of his theater.

2009
French edition
A complete overview of a pioneer in the field of interactive electronic and musical sculpture's work, with numerous illustrations, texts, and an audio CD with musical installations recordings.

2008
bilingual edition (English / French)
An overview of sound installations and environments by the experimental artist-musician, with three essays and an interview, a specific project, installations views and performances on audio CD.

2007
French edition
An essay / fully illustrated monograph on choreographer and dancer Jennifer Lacey and artist and scenographer Nadia Lauro.

2007
French edition
A collection of texts about music (from Britney Spears to Helmut Lachenmann, passing through Matthew Herbert, The Melvins, Terre Thaemlitz, Stan Douglas etc.), gathered from the numerous publications of the famous art and music critic and including many previously unpublished texts.

2007
French edition
The story of a choreographic work, from its beginning to its successive appearances. The testimonies of its various actors (choreographer, dancers, artist) lead to make the aesthetic stakes appear and the strengths which underlie the work.

2017
French edition
forthcoming
The first French translation of Neuhaus's writings.

French edition
in project

French edition
in project

2015
French edition
out of print
An overview of the experimental sound practices today (contributions by Jean-Yves Bosseur, Pierre-Albert Castanet, Bertrand Denzler, Bastien Gallet, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Fabien Hein, Michel Henritzi, Tom Johnson, Eric La Casa, Lionel Marchetti, and Matthieu Saladin).

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