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Visual Arts – Essays
 
2019
English edition
forthcoming
This publication gathers the outcomes of a research project bringing together sociologists, art historians and artists to investigate the frontier as both a subject and an epistemic framework.

2018
French edition
This publication gathers the outcomes of a research project bringing together sociologists, art historians and artists to investigate the frontier as both a subject and an epistemic framework.

2016
English edition
François Boutonnet's Mnemosyne offers the first consideration of the “Arts of Memory” from antiquity to contemporary art, connecting it to mind mapping in digital culture.

2016
English edition
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.

2016
French edition
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.

2016
English edition
With its title echoing to Gilles Deleuze works The Movement Image and The Time Image, The Image-Matter, between philosophy, contemporary art and science, offers tools to create new mental images to understand this new vision of the world shaped by nanotechnologies and help us to do the necessary metamorphosis of our imaginary.

2016
French edition
With its title echoing to Gilles Deleuze works The Movement Image and The Time Image, The Image-Matter, between philosophy, contemporary art and science, offers tools to create new mental images to understand this new vision of the world shaped by nanotechnologies and help us to do the necessary metamorphosis of our imaginary.

2013
French edition
François Boutonnet's Mnemosyne offers the first consideration of the “Arts of Memory” from antiquity to contemporary art, connecting it to mind mapping in digital culture.

2008
English edition
This study on the fabrication of Posthumanity questions us on the limits of the human, its boundaries and its possibilities in our “biotech” era. It examines the fundamental distinction between natural and artificial, nature and technology, human and machine, body and flesh.

2008
French edition
This study on the fabrication of Posthumanity questions us on the limits of the human, its boundaries and its possibilities in our “biotech” era. It examines the fundamental distinction between natural and artificial, nature and technology, human and machine, body and flesh.

2006
English edition
This book considers the importance given today to the research for new narrative modes in artistic practices: visual arts, cinema, and literature.

2006
French edition
This book considers the importance given today to the research for new narrative modes in artistic practices: visual arts, cinema, and literature.

2004
English edition
In Black is a Color, contemporary art historian and curator Elvan Zabunyan proposes a new approach to contemporary art and its history through the practice of Black American artists from the Harlem Renaissance to today.

2004
French edition
In Black is a Color, contemporary art historian and curator Elvan Zabunyan proposes a new approach to contemporary art and its history through the practice of Black American artists from the Harlem Renaissance to today.

2003
English edition
A study, by five women, on the artistic representations of the female body (essays by Chrystel Besse, Marie-Joseph Bertini, Arlette Fontan, Françoise Gaillard, and Elvan Zabunyan).

2003
French edition
A study, by five women, on the artistic representations of the female body (essays by Chrystel Besse, Marie-Joseph Bertini, Arlette Fontan, Françoise Gaillard, and Elvan Zabunyan).

1999
English edition
How to think reality through the experimental and interpretative aspects of arts (essays by Paul Ardenne, Pascal Beausse, and Laurent Goumarre).

1999
French edition
How to think reality through the experimental and interpretative aspects of arts (essays by Paul Ardenne, Pascal Beausse, and Laurent Goumarre).

1998
English edition
Techno music seen as an experimentation to overcome the sociocultural boundaries instituted in the social space (essay by Michel Gaillot; interviews with Michel Maffesoli and Jean-Luc Nancy).

1998
French edition
Techno music seen as an experimentation to overcome the sociocultural boundaries instituted in the social space (essay by Michel Gaillot; interviews with Michel Maffesoli and Jean-Luc Nancy).

1997
French edition
This essay considers Deleuze's film theory on both an epistemological and historical angle and brings forward recent studies on cinema's aesthetics and philosophy.

1996
French edition
Ten French, American and German philosophers come together in discussion around several of the major problems raised today in æsthetics.

1996
French edition
A rereading of the work of the famous and controversial art critic.

1995
French edition
The critical importance of the theme of “designation” in arts and its gradual emergence in the thinking of Thierry de Duve since 1985.

1995
French edition
An analysis of an installation by Sylvie Blocher.

1992
English edition
Art production of the last few decades has given rise to an increasing number of ambiguous or paradoxical situations related to the musical form (score, stage area, lute-making, CD, video...) thus transcending the traditional divisions between space, time and movement.

1992
French edition
Art production of the last few decades has given rise to an increasing number of ambiguous or paradoxical situations related to the musical form (score, stage area, lute-making, CD, video...) thus transcending the traditional divisions between space, time and movement.

1992
English edition
A compelling read on the status of the object in contemporary art and design.

1992
French edition
A compelling read on the status of the object in contemporary art and design.