english version / version française
translations [back to index]
 
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming

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.

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 – Criticism, theory & documents
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.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
forthcoming
First French translation of the collection of texts by the Franco-Norwegian poet and performer.

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

French edition
Éditions UV
forthcoming
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 – Literature
forthcoming
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.

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 – Misceallenous
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.
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.
Discovering the id, ego, and superego with Dr. Freud (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

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

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 – Avant-gardes
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…).

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

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

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

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
Lenka lente
First French translation of the famous 1966 interview with the American saxophonist by writer and jazz specialist Frank Kofsky.

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A collection of essays on art and literature—most of them unpublished in French—by the American poet, performance artist, and critic.

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
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.
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.
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.
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 – Literature
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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
Fifty verses by New-York musician Moondog.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Ambiguity is inherent in images because visual perception is an interpretative act involving memory and imagination. Modern art has made this aspect of perception crucial to its relationship with the viewer. Images potentielles (Potential Images), the first systematic exploration of this topic, considers those works of art that rely to a great degree on imaginative response.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The political dimension of Visual Studies, between Francophone and Anglo-American studies.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
First French translation of a pioneering study on Hollywood musicals.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
The great Brazilian critic Mário Pedrosa (1900-1981)'s farewell to art criticism, written to his countrymen in the manner of Montesquieu's Persian Letters.

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

French edition
Bat / <o> future <o>
A collection of texts defining utopia as a place existing only within the domain of language, Utopia gives a synthesis of historical utopias and a snapshot of the 1970-1980's poetic scene.

French edition
Supernova – Books
First French translation of Cau de llunes, a collection of poems written after Franco's death by one of the major voices of Catalan poetry, female poet Maria-Mercè Marçal.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
The new impact of corporations on both the state and the market as the new paradigm of neoliberalism.

French edition
Diaphanes – Transpositionen
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.

French edition
Diaphanes – Literature
Filmmaker and writer Alexander Kluge combines fiction and reality to deliver one of the most striking testimonies that have been written about the bombing of German cities by the Allies.

French edition
Diaphanes – Literature
Collection of portraits published between 1938 and 1955 in the New Yorker by one of the pioneer of New Journalism: a literary painting of a New York that no longer exists.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
First published in German in 1987, this is artist and writer Jutta Koether's meditation on painting. In novella form, f. follows several disembodied female characters as they consider velvet, coral, the curtain, money, color, red.

English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
Renowned French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman conducts a careful analysis of Cube—Giacometti's only abstract sculptural work.

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
For those who look for truth: On the origins of Western philosophy (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
The ghost of Karl Marx makes a solemn vow to give the story of the class conflict a happy ending by fighting the Market, that infernal magician (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

1 2 3 4 >