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Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A history of photography through its accidents.

Avant-gardes
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Literature
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A thriller novel set in a dystopian Europe where a medicine against depression radically changes people's behavior…

Literature
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Collection of poems.

Contemporary art
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
forthcoming
The first study dedicated to Fabio Mauri's performative work.

Avant-gardes
2018
French edition
forthcoming
This collection of texts offers a philosophical and textual analysis of the work of butō dance creator, Hijikata Tatsumi. The author, the philosopher and translator Uno Kuniichi, gives a deterritorializing reading of the Japanese dancer and choreographer, linking him to figures like Genet or Artaud, while restoring his own specificity.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Collection of texts.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Collection of texts.

Literature
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Special feature “Blanchot and the narrative”; a study on Blanchot and photography; Jean-Luc Nancy; Philippe Jaccottet; a poem by the late Michel Butor…

Fabula
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A landmark study on the psychological effects of oppression on Black Americans during the 1940s.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
English edition
forthcoming
Critical perspectives.

Avant-gardes
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A collective reflection on the historical stakes of French avant-garde movement Lettrism.

Avant-gardes
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A history of poetry-performance in Paris, from the post-war period to May 68.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Crossing perspectives on performance acts within the discursive space of contemporary art.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
Philosopher Ludger Schwarte presents a critical essay against the notion of contemporaneity in art and pleads for a renewed temporality: an art of futurity.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
forthcoming
The encounters between the most prominent French philosophers of the 1960s and 1970s and the artists of their times, most particularly the protagonists of the Narrative Figuration movement.

Literature
2018
French edition
forthcoming
First French translation of the collection of texts by the Franco-Norwegian poet and performer.

Art History
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Art History
2018
French edition
forthcoming

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
The first French translation of the landmark work by media theorist Friedrich Kittler.

Criticism, theory & documents
2018
French edition
An introduction to media theory.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
Five articles (by René Schérer, Bernard Desmars et Daniel Chérouvrier, Nathalie Brémand, Hélène Guérin, Jérôme Duwa), an unpublished document (a letter from Fourier written in 1834) and a great number of reading notes which demonstrate the significant vitality of the research on Fourier, Fourierism, and utopia.

Avant-gardes
2017
trilingual edition (English / French / German)
In her brilliant essay, Helen Molesworth pinpoints the significance of the return of the handmade in Duchamp's artistic oeuvre of his later years and, at the same time, and for the very first time, makes this fundamental paradigmatic change the focal point of academic debate.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
English edition
This book focuses on the distinctiveness of the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age. These stars were cast for their specific dancing or singing skills, that could be recognized by audiences and sold by the studios' publicity machine. They acquired Hollywood stardom through a dialogue with highbrow culture and mass industry, that cinema tried to bring into harmony. This collection brings together the contributions of American, British and French researchers.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Exhibition catalogue dedicated to the meeting of two of the most innovative fashion designers in Japan, Keisuke Kanda and Kunihiko Morinaga.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
French translation of the Tulane Drama Review's 1965 issue on the happening (with John Cage, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, George Maciunas, Robert Morris, Claes Oldenburg, Yvonne Rainer, La Monte Young…).

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
This book focuses on the distinctiveness of the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age. These stars were cast for their specific dancing or singing skills, that could be recognized by audiences and sold by the studios' publicity machine. They acquired Hollywood stardom through a dialogue with highbrow culture and mass industry, that cinema tried to bring into harmony. This collection brings together the contributions of American, British and French researchers.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
The essays gathered in this volume explore interactivity in art, in a historical and interdisciplinary perspective.

Fabula
2017
French edition
An ethnological study of witchcraft in West Africa, based on field research conducted in five countries between 1994 and 2000.

Contemporary art
2017
English edition
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph, documenting 21 installations conceived by Haegue Yang during the past decade.

Architecture
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Catalogue of the first Orleans Biennale of Architecture: introduced by a series of texts on Guy Rottier, Demas Nwoko and Patrick Bouchain, the publication offers an intersecting vision from over forty contemporary architects working on building a shared world. The concluding part presents a mapping of the research in architecture.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
A transdisciplinary study on the Tutsi genocide, tackling various issues related to the writing and the transmission of the genocide's history, to its political and judicial dimensions, and to its media and artistic representations.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
A collection of essays focusing on the notions of invention and image in art.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
The book of the 14th edition of the international exhibition, curated by Emma Lavigne, with more than 50 artists.

Contemporary art
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
First retrospective catalogue devoted to Dutch painter Peter Schuyff, a prominent member of the Neo-Geo movement, Has Been presents a selection of works produced between 1981 and 1991 in New York. The publication reveals the many paths taken by the artist and exposes the myriad forms which pictorial abstraction can take. Two critical essays, historical reviews, as well as a text written by Peter Schuyff in 1991, shed light on the artist's work of this period and on the complexity of its referential relationships.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
Analyzing the theoretical and aesthetic thought of the founder of Lettrism in the intellectual context of the post-war and up to 1968.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
An introductory examination of asylum art before the theorization of art brut, followed by a new critical edition of French alienist Marcel Réja's study on the “madmen's art”.

Avant-gardes
2017
French edition
A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
The aesthetics of Gilles Deleuze.

Criticism, theory & documents
2017
French edition
A collection of theoretical texts by the German composer: a valuable testimony of his research on the musical link between sound and body.

Theory
2017
French edition
A pluralistic approach to nature (after Alfred North Whitehead).

Theory
2017
French edition
An essay that aims to reconstruct another metaphysics, substituting the primacy of life, matter, and consciousness, to that of reason, on the basis of a philosophy of nature (referring to Ravaisson, Tarde, Nietzsche and Bergson) and a renewed cosmology.

Theory
2017
French edition
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
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Rémy Zaugg's complete writings in 10 volumes in a box set (new edition).

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The third volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1972-1978): analysis and critical evaluation of forms of representation and of perception.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The fourth volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1973-1980): a collection of texts on Donald Judd and minimalist sculpture.

Artists' Writings
2017
French edition
The first volume of Rémy Zaugg's complete writings (1963-1968/1988): entitled The Making of a painting, this transcript of Zaugg's diary revolves around the notion of artistic discourse, and how it is directly influenced by paintings.