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French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
forthcoming

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
forthcoming

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
forthcoming
A biography of the founder of Pataphysics, by Alastair Brotchie.

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
An anthology.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
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.

English edition
Diaphanes – Forward Fiction
After a meteorite crashes into his yard, the daily life of Rockabilly and of his neighbors takes a strange turn… Mike Wilson's third novel combines social criticism and science fiction, depicting the dark corners of American suburbs at night.

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
Questioning the meaning of one's existence with Martin Heidegger (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
Rene Ricard 1979-1980 is the first collection of American poet and artist Rene Ricard's poetry, first published by the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. This new edition presents, in a new format, both the original book design reproduced as a facsimile and the first French translation of Ricard's poems.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
This book examines the notion of deferred receptions of theories and art through language, context and translations.Vincent Bonin explores the gap between the publication of a text in one language and that of its translation (using the example of the French Theory), or between the inaugural presentation of an artwork in one context and its subsequent display. A critical reflection on the discourses surrounding contemporary art practices.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An an extensive analysis of the advent of Christian visual culture in the Kingdom of Kongo and its and development across four centuries.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
20 proposals for the intersection of artistic practice and research in academic milieu.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Two studies by the pionneer of the popular music studies.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A history of photography through its accidents.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
“Primitivism” as a tool for analysis of post-war French society, between a modernization and decolonization movement, and possible forms of resistance.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
First French translation of Judy Chicago's autobiography-manifesto.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
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.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The life and work of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac, who used her fortune to support the arts, sciences and literature, and whose influence on the musical and literary worlds of the twentieth century is immeasurable.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
A landmark study on the psychological effects of oppression on Black Americans during the 1940s.

French edition
Éditions UV
The second part of Konrad Becker's triptych devoted to information control methods: with his seventy-two keys, Becker aims to unlock the gates of strategic reality: its construction over centuries, its imposition through stealth and force, its dull and laborious maintenance, and its dissolution and destruction by those who can't take it anymore.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Conférences sur l'affinité de la peinture avec le reste des beaux-arts (“Conferences on the affinity of painting with other fine arts”) shed a new light on the career of the inventor of the famous Morse code, best known at his time as one of America's most promising painters of his generation.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
Collection of poems.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The first French translation of the landmark work by media theorist Friedrich Kittler.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
First French translation of this much noted collection by the London-based writer and performer.

texts in English and Italian
Edition Patrick Frey
First English edition of a colossal volume on Pasolini's cinematographic oeuvre, first published in the 1980s in Italy: 2.000 film stills ranged under the categories of “bodies” and “places”, with analysis and a compilation of texts by Pasolini. A Pasolinian publication in terms of both content and form, as well as an indispensable tool for research. The book contains also the original text in Italian.

English edition
Diaphanes – Sequenzia
Why do computer games exist? A historical and epistemological study of the computer game.

English edition
Diaphanes – Hors série
This study offers a reflexion on the complex temporality in the series Breaking Bad. The author develop her theories through examples coming from the show's various visual elements and masterful temporal and narrative structuring.

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
Discovering the id, ego, and superego with Dr. Freud (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
The young Albert Einstein has a very important job: he must deliver electricity to the big Oktoberfest celebration in Munich. As he hurries from one merry-go-round to another, nothing seems to be going as planned. With his sister, Maja, Heinrich the dog, and Niels Bohr, a qualified dwarf-thrower, can he win a battle against the laws of the universe? The key just may lie in the question of whether a dumpling can fly faster than light (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
Diogenes as a dog (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
X Artists' Books
The first full English translation of the Argentine artist León Ferrari's uncompromising literary masterpiece from 1967. A critique of the Vietnam War and American imperial politics, the book weaves together hundreds of excerpts from newspapers, periodicals, works of history, the Bible, and other sources.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
In Western Australia, musician Ross Bolleter collects ruined pianos that he parks into open cemeteries and from which he draws his inspiration for his compositions. In this publication, Bolleter explains his musical practice and tells the unique story of these ruined pianos scattered in the heart of the Australian territory.

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

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
The socialism of Capital: a collection of texts by economist Christian Marazzi on the new capitalist regime formed out of the 2008 crisis.

French edition
Lenka lente
Billy and her sister Betty live in a futuristic American suburban society obsessed with sex. A series of “disturbing” events will change their lives into a grotesque comic novel… Published in 1968 by Grove Press, Billy & Betty is a biting satire of the American way of life, somewhere between Burgess, Calaferte or the Monty Pythons, and a cult object that inspired Nurse with Wound.

French edition
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A collection of essays on art and literature—most of them unpublished in French—by the American poet, performance artist, and critic.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Edgar Degas and the rediscovery of monotyping in the 19th century.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The first French translation of Yve-Alain Bois' reference study on modernism

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A critical analysis of Hijikata Tatsumi's Butoh dance.

French edition
Éditions UV
Cultural Intelligence and Social Control: a survival manual.

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
1914. Europe is at war. The experts on deciphering code and secret writing are wild with excitement: What in the world can be the meaning of those incomprehensible notes scribbled by secret agent Ludwig Wittgenstein? The young scholar himself is unable to help them—he is hunting a wild beast, a figure of dubious existence… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
What can I know? What should I do? What may I hope? What's for dinner? More than two hundred years ago, on a day that takes quite a peculiar course, Professor Kant is working hard to give an answer to all these questions. Not only the morning papers, but also a slightly perfumed letter get in his way however. As a result, he even forgets to go out on his regular digestive walk—and everything goes off the rails… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
On a long, cold winter night, more than three hundred years ago, Mister Descartes is suddenly beset by profound doubts: Can I trust my senses, or am I fooled by illusions? Is there an Evil Genius behind all things? What if the outside world is only a dream? Is my own existence nothing but the product of my imagination? (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
Hannah Arendt is not at all keen to build an edifice of ideas or to develop abstract concepts. Rather, she gets on to the stage herself! To enter the scene of her little theater means to take matters into her own hands, take responsibility, to act. In short: Thinking is acting! Whereas the bureaucrats can conceive of only one thing: to build a world out of paper (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Littérature
The semi-autobiographical account of the life of a young German in the 1960s, between Germany, Israel, and The United States. First translation of philosopher Reiner Schürmann's only literary work, originally published in French in 1976.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
An electrical poem by Charles Plymell first published in 1966 in Lawrence Ferlinghetti's City Lights Journal, with a CD on which Bill Nace plays a music inspired by his own reading of Apocalypse Rose.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
45 chapters of 45 sentences at 45 years.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
temporarily out of stock
Taking the form of a dialogue between the philosopher Judith Butler and the anthropologist Athena Athanasiou, this thought-provoking book seeks to elaborate our understanding of dispossession outside of the conventional logic of possession, a hallmark of capitalism, liberalism, and humanism.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
An “anti-history” of the indecision in which Joseph Vogl probes the literary figures of Oreste, Wallenstein, Joseph K., Bartleby, or the man without qualities.

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