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French edition
Editions du Griffon – Monographies & catalogues
Reference monograph.

English edition
ZamânZamân Books (livres)
This publication examines the place of Egyptian Modernist painter Hamed Abdalla in transnational modern art history. Mobilizing the personal archives and library of the artist, Arabecedaire reflects on Abdalla's journeys and influences, bringing to light a vast and rich body of material which guided his painting practice.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin. Luxury limited edition, signed, including an original artwork and the sound artwork “Oxymoron Music” on CD.

AcquAvivA
Concerto for town and voice created from recordings collected the same day in London and Paris, and illuminated by the voice of mezzo-soprano Loré Lixenberg.

Tochnit Aleph
First ever release of the sound poetry pieces by French lettrist artist Gérard-Philippe Broutin. The remarkable lettrist text-sound pieces contained on this CD were written during the early 1970's and recorded and broadcast at Radio France in September 1976. With introductory texts by Jean-Pierre Gillard.

AcquAvivA
A piece for mezzo, mouths, skins and Buchla, recorded with mezzo-soprano Loré Lixenberg (vinyl sleeve with a CD inside).

AcquAvivA
DVD gathering the video recordings of two musical performances by Frédéric Acquaviva, in French and English, made at EMS in Stockholm and La Plaque tournante in Berlin.

French edition
miscellaneous
The second issue of the magazine FREEING (Our Bodies) is dedicated to the musical work of Frédéric Acquaviva: some forty prestigious contributors (Jean-François Bory, Broutin, Laurent Cauwet, Henri Chopin, Jacques Donguy, Michel Giroud, Bernard Heidsieck, Joël Hubaut, Dorothy Iannone, Otto Muehl, Virgile Novarina, ORLAN, Jean-Luc Parant…) examine and pay tribute to this original creator through poetic texts, portraits, drawings, photographs, interviews, chronicles…

French edition
ZamânZamân Books (livres)
This publication examines the place of Egyptian Modernist painter Hamed Abdalla in transnational modern art history. Mobilizing the personal archives and library of the artist, Arabécédaire reflects on Abdalla's journeys and influences, bringing to light a vast and rich body of material which guided his painting practice.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A history of poetry-performance in Paris, from the post-war period to May 68.

AcquAvivA
Double QR-Code LP (an empty sleeve with no discs), edition of 100 copies. The recording to listen online is a 5-hour composition for computer voice, first presented in Paris on March 25, 2000: a deepening of the idea of a dematerialized disc.

French edition
MAMCO – Histoire à l'essai & archives contemporaines
An investigation on the performative future of cinema, followed by two studies on Lettrist's cinema and on the end of the projectionist.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Analyzing the theoretical and aesthetic thought of the founder of Lettrism in the intellectual context of the post-war and up to 1968.

English edition
Petzel
The Open Hide offers a concise overview of the diverse accomplishments of Danish artist Asger Jorn. The volume comprises over 75 images of Jorn's work, each with complete provenance, exhibition and literature history. A comprehensive biography of the artist is also included, along with photographs and other archival material.

AcquAvivA
First QR-Code EP, edition of 100 copies, recorded at EMS, Stockholm, December 2015, with the voices of Frédéric Acquaviva and Loré Lixenberg.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
A presentation of the key figures and the basic concepts of Lettrist cinema, which prefigured the breakthroughs of the nouvelle vague and the experiments of expanded cinema.

bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Serralves
€19.00 €12.00
This catalogue, based on works and publications in the Serralves Collection, reconstitutes the trajectory of the KWY group and its members—from Lisbon to Paris, to Munich—, their collaborations with other artists and publications and their links to international avant-garde movements.

AcquAvivA
A piece for voice(s) an dead electronics with Loré Lixenberg (mezzo-soprano).

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An extreme experience seeking to hear the body's internal sounds. It uses both the medium of drawing and of writing to account for the metamorphoses produced by this sensorial experiment.

AcquAvivA
A piece for mezzo-soprano, voices, instrumental ensemble, electronics and videos (with a DVD, with no sound, to synchronise, or not, with the CD).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Letterism's history and posterity: a new reading of the historical issues of an unknown but influential artistic avant-garde.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An in depth analysis of one of the most inventive (but also the most misunderstood) post-war avant-garde movements.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
J. Donguy introduces the visual and sound experimentations of concrete poetry, from 1953 (Gomringer and de Campos) to the current movements ("digital area"). The anthology, followed by an international bibliography, offers the first overview of this art, with 300 illustrations.

Jannink – L'art en écrit
New edition of the Letterist manifesto, with an original artwork of inter-participation, consisting of a photograph torn by the artist and inserted in an envelope.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An unknown, rarely published writer who nevertheless sent shock waves into the 60s and 80s by constructing a text worthy of a great rhetoretician on the game of alliteration.

AcquAvivA
For his first ever conceptual piece from 1990, Frédéric Acquaviva collaborated with Australian pianist Mark Knoop on the recording of all harmonic frequencies using only the damper pedal of a piano.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
out of print
First publication dedicated to Isou's extensive work with hypergraphics.

Tochnit Aleph
out of print
Latest works by legendary French sound-poetry pioneer Henri Chopin.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
out of print
Essays and interviews on 20th century avant-gardes in France (from Dada to sound poetry, avant-garde reviews, happenings and events, Fluxus, Raymond Hains, Jacques Villeglé, Gil J. Wolman, Camille Bryen...).

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
out of print
New edition of the Letterist manifesto.