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English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An international history of video art and experimental cinema networks in the early 1970s: the volume casts a new eye on various exhibitions, broadcasts and production and distribution structures, including a case study on Jonas Mekas' Anthology Film Archives.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First major catalogue dedicated to one of the biggest representatives of Polish art and experimental cinema, Józef Robakowski. The publication presents some of the artist's most significant works and his research on the language of film and montage. It includes and interview with Marina Abramović, one of Robakowski's colleague at the time of the Soviet Union.

English edition
Humboldt Books
In this publication, artist Gianfranco Baruchello and writer Michele Mari join forces to provide descriptions of their own dreams. Baruchello's illustrations and Mari's written notes unveil oneiric worlds made of symbols, recurring images, and obsessions, and address the question: just what are dreams made of?

English edition
Diaphanes – Misceallenous
With this essay, Ute Holl analyzes in detail and deep historical context major works by Freud, Schoenberg, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, all inspired by the figure of Moses. The author offers a dynamic and comprehensive political and cultural theory of migration and violence.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication reproduces the experimental filmmakers' notebooks from their journey in the Soviet Union at the end of the 1980s. Gianikian & Ricci Lucchi undertook this travel to gather the memories of the cinematographic literary and artistic Russian avant-garde of the '20s and '30s, seeking out survivors and listening to their life stories.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
An investigation on the performative future of cinema, followed by two studies on Lettrist's cinema and on the end of the projectionist.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Nora Schultz gathered digital associations made with Google's image search engine, and then asked nine other artists to build a series of textual and visual narratives around her results (an artists' book designed by Keren Cytter).

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
The new novel by Keren Cytter: an incomplete guide for life.

Song Cycle Records
A collection of musical works from the seventies by the Canadian multidisciplinary artist.

original version, subtitles in English and Italian
JRP|Ringier – Bureau des Videos (DVD)
Avant-garde meets Cinecittà: in 1964, artists Baruchello and Griffi edit found footage of Hollywood films from the fifties in Italian version. This original assemblage seeks to disclose the formatting process in the Cinema Industry and offer a new meaning to images.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
temporarily out of stock
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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
The publication brings together extensive material from Hamlet, mise-en-scène, an homage to Jack Smith presented at Portikus in 2012, along with recently restored and never-published stills, drawings, and writings by the American filmmaker related to his film Hamlet in the Rented World (A Fragment) (1970-73).

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
An extensive overview of the oeuvre of one of the masters of experimental cinema, including a complete chronology of the cineast's work and life as well as newly commissioned contributions by Andrea Bellini, Ken Eisenstein, John Hanhardt, and a visual essay by the artist.

English edition
Peep-Hole Sheet
A drivel is a short story wrote by Keren Cytter in a style reminiscent of Witold Gombrowicz, though its meaning gets lost in the continuous intertwining of characters, their stories and their memories.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
A compact monograph containing gathering a visual documentation, two essays and a conversation with Tony Conrad, whose multi-faceted contributions since the 1960's have influenced and redefined music, filmmaking, minimalism, performance, video and conceptual art.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
The cinematic essay thought as a hybrid form between fiction and documentary, cinema and contemporary art: a cartography of the contemporary cinematic essay in 47 critical texts written by filmmakers, artists, historians and art theoreticians.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Reference monograph of one of the most influential modernist filmmaker in British cinema, with twenty texts by Malcolm Le Grice and commissioned essays by Yann Beauvais and Philippe Langlois on his cinema and its relationship with art and music.

French edition
Kamel Mennour
Martial Raysse and cinema.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Performing & sound arts
An overview of American minimalist composer, filmmaker and video artist Phill Niblock's work since the 60's, through about twenty essays and interviews by musicologists, art critics and historians, various documents, scores, and more than 8 hours of videos on DVDs.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
A history of the relations between art and cinema.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Keren Cytter's choreographic performance.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A litterary tribute to Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet by the director, screenwriter and writer Vincent Nordon.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A litterary tribute to Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet by the director, screenwriter and writer Vincent Nordon.

French edition
Independencia
temporarily out of stock
Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet's writings, from 1954 onward.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Poor Man's Expression examines the relationship between film, video, technology, and art, with a particular focus on the reciprocal influences between conceptual art and experimental film.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
Monograph based on two films by Keren Cytter.

bilinguale edition (English / Swedish)
Sternberg Press – Fiction
Six Keren Cytter's scripts for films.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Paraguay Press
A book based on American experimental filmmaker Owen Land's last movie.

Optical Sound
temporarily out of stock
A triptych tribute.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A journey through pivotal moments of the history of experimental cinema.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
French translation of Manovich's major book The Language of New Media, the first systematic and rigorous theory of new media.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
An adventure novel by Keren Cytter, based on a true story told in a televised interview by the Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier

English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Complete monograph on a master of experimental cinema, with a general introduction on its œuvre, several essays, texts by the artist and interviews.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Complete monograph on a master of experimental cinema, with a general introduction, several essays, texts by the artist and interviews (available in English edition).

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
The ongoing history of the experiment in film and art: this book describes and analyses the works of filmmakers and artists, defining two decades of experiments in Polish avant-garde film, and juxtaposes their work with contributions by international artists, who started to work during the last fifteen years.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Fresnoy
out of print
A survey of Canadian multidisciplinary artist's work (photographs, films, video installations, sound works), from 1960 to the present day.

Tochnit Aleph
out of print
A musical project that investigates the perception of the otherness of the world of the crippled and their right to their own self-expression.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
out of print
Written in seven chapters and seven styles, this book constitutes the first novel by the Israeli artist and filmmaker Keren Cytter.