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Swarming
forthcoming
Reissue of the CD released on the label Chloë (USA) in 2002, recorded in July 2001 in the Paris metro station, during the last two hours of service. A reference, between site-specific improvisation and sound art.

French edition
miscellaneous
forthcoming
A collective reflection on the legacy of Max Neuhaus, the pionneer figure of sound installation art.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Anthologies
Gender, voice, language, and identity in musical composition and experimental sound practices.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This catalogue is conceived as a continuation and circulation of Saraceno's eponymous sound project: The artist uses spider webs as musical instruments embodying the incredible structural properties of the spider's silk, but also the spider's sophisticated mode of communication through vibrations. Saraceno recorded jam sessions between arachnids and musicians, included in this publication, as well as documentation, essays, and a manifesto.

English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
Exploring the infra-spaces between images, sound, and voice in the work of artist Marcelline Delbecq, in conversation with art historian Pascale Cassagnau (in the framework of the “Beyond Sound” interview series, dedicated to sound arts).

English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
This interview with Romain Kronenberg by curator Anne-Laure Chamboissier traces the filmmaker's progression, from his first projects to the most recent, including some currently in development. It reveals the complexity of a body of work where the relationship between image and sound is constantly reinvented with each new creation. (in the framework of the “Beyond Sound” interview series, dedicated to sound arts).

English edition
Nero
A collection of visual incursions by Italian artist Emilio Prini in dozens of exhibition catalogues and print publications over the course of five decades. Meticulously researched, and yet necessarily incomplete, this book is a glimpse into the subtlety with which Prini turned each engagement with the world of ideas into a joust for mastery over space, time, and form.

English edition
Archive Books
The scripts of Romy Rüegger's performances: a constellation of texts, largely written to be spoken. The scripts as they are printed do not document the performances primarily. They are indications of spacial and temporal layering, juxtapositions of aesthetic and poetic elements and bodies. Overlapping every day observations with archival material, confronting, jumping.

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.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Performing & sound arts
The sound arts and experimental music annual review's 4th issue, on the theme of utopias.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
First monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Supernova
Pascal Dombis's monograph spans 25 years of digital creations exploring the excess, repetition and unpredictability of technological processes. The publication includes a large iconography (200 images), an interview with the artist, two specially-commissioned essays and a collection of articles from 2002-2015 reviewing Dombis's constant evolution.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
Sound artist Anne-F Jacques' first publication: an inventory of objects and materials with which she produces sound and kinetic assemblages. The book features a selection of recent drawings from the artist's notebooks.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
A poetic narrative in which the author, sound artist Émilie Mouchous, investigates her own psyche through an exploration of plants. The artist's first publication features a hyperlink to download the soundtrack of the poem, an 18-minute piece with voice and synthesizers.

Shelter Press – Records
During his exhibition at Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster, artist Zin Taylor invited musicians Christina Vantzou and John Also Bennett to interpret a 90-meter panoramic wall drawing as a musical graphic score. This vinyl edition gathers the recording of this minimal music performance, along with a 180 cm leporello reproduction of the wall drawing.

Edition Telemark
This LP presents two sound works from the German composer's project “the O. theorem,” which focuses on Nikolai Obouhow's revolutionary concept of “total harmony”. Liner notes by Volker Straebel and Hans W. Koch.

Edition Telemark
3 vinyl LP edition presenting solely unreleased recordings of Panhuysen's famous long string installations. It documents the period 1982-2012, and includes a posthumous track from 2017. With liner notes by Rolf Sachsse and Stephan Wunderlich, and richly illustrated inner sleeves.

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.

Song Cycle Records
Originally resealed in 1975, Poesia Sonora is one of the first international compilation of sound poetry. Edited by Maurizio Nannucci, the anthology gathers pieces by some of the most important pioneers of the Sound Poetry movement: Bob Cobbing, François Dufrêne, Henri Chopin, Ernst Jandl, Franz Mon, Arthur Petronio, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Brion Gysin, Bernard Heidsieck, Sten Hanson, and Paul De Vree.

Swarming
Chantier is a collective project with Pascal Battus on found objects, Bertrand Gauguet on saxophone, and Eric La Casa on microphones. The trio's proposal is to develop a sound practice created on building sites, amongst the machines and the builders. The fourth part of this project was recorded on the building site of the Philharmonie in Paris.

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

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Tribute to American sound poet Z'ev, interviews with Derek Bailey, Philippe Baudoin, Marc Sirguy from Modularsquare, illustrations by Richard Bokhobza and Thomas B, chronicles and disc reviews…

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Vincent Barras's poems-scores; the music of David Jackman and Organum by Paul Hegarty; Ring-Modulation # 25: "Some Classicism" by Kasper T. Toeplitz; 30 years of Metamkine: interview with Jérôme Noetinger and Franck Laplaine; carte-blanche to Patrick Renaud; chronicles and disc reviews…

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Nina Garcia, Clark Gable, the music of Jacob Ullmann, the end of musical boundaries by Kasper T. Toeplitz, a text by Jean-Léon Pallandre, interviews with Thomas Bonvalet (Ocelle Mare) and Emmanuel Lalande (PiedNu), chronicles and disc reviews…

French edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
Exploring the infra-spaces between images, sound, and voice in the work of artist Marcelline Delbecq, in conversation with art historian Pascale Cassagnau (in the framework of the “Beyond Sound” interview series, dedicated to sound arts).

French edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
This interview with Romain Kronenberg by curator Anne-Laure Chamboissier traces the filmmaker's progression, from his first projects to the most recent, including some currently in development. It reveals the complexity of a body of work where the relationship between image and sound is constantly reinvented with each new creation. (in the framework of the “Beyond Sound” interview series, dedicated to sound arts).

French edition
miscellaneous
The third issue of Frédéric Acquaviva and La Plaque Tournante's audio / video hybrid magazine, featuring Frédéric Acquaviva, Lieutenant Caramel, Jean-Baptiste Favory, Joël Hubaut, Andy Ingamells, Eduardo Kac, Maurice Lemaître, Loré Lixenberg, and Christoph Ogiermann.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
A long and vertiginous poem, virtually infinite, by Michèle Métail, built on the principle of concatenation and inspired by the editing techniques of electroacoustic music.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
A long and vertiginous poem, virtually infinite, by Michèle Métail, built on the principle of concatenation and inspired by the editing techniques of electroacoustic music, with an original and unique artwork.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
An essay by Frédéric Valabrègue on the American avant-garde artist, one of the main actors of the Fluxus movement.

texts in English and in French
Optical Sound
Anniversary monograph celebrating the twenty-year activity of the label Optical Sound and its founder Pierre Beloüin: this anthological publication traces twenty years of activity at the intersection of experimental music and contemporary art, featuring unpublished documents and exhibitions views, an insert, as well as critical texts and interviews.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of transdisciplinary essays considering the recently renewed interest for the concept of density in both architecture and artistic research.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Anthologies
This book presents proposals for the transformation of Ernst-Reuter-Platz, a city square in Berlin. They are the results of a process of auditory artistic research and design developed according to a new radical approach on the relationships between aural activity and environment.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Parole
The third issue in a series of publications revolving around the materiality of language: a collection of 18 works and texts by international artists and scholars who examine the physical act of writing.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Doormats
A polyphonic work of creative resistance, this publication by sound and visual artist Israel Martínez reflects on the present state of Mexico and its regime of narco-politics through artistic works, interviews, notes, images, and collaborations with fellow writers, curators, activists and artists.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The Second Sound is an imaginary conversation based on the testimonies of musicians and sound artists on the role of gender and sex within their field.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The Second Sound is an imaginary conversation based on the testimonies of musicians and sound artists on the role of gender and sex within their field.

English edition
Paraguay Press
First publication to gathers all theatrical works by artist Guy de Cointet, written between 1973 and 1983. 25 plays, published with an explanatory apparatus and numerous documents from the de Cointet Estate at the Centre Pompidou's Kandinsky Library.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue documenting the Lebanese-born artist's eponymous project, which started as a sonic experimentation project with objects from the Dahlem Museum in Berlin. This work, which was later contucted at the kurimanzutto gallery in Mexico and at the Tate Modern, gave rise to various events and interventions, concerts and workshops.

English edition
Shelter Press – Books
This artist's book gathers an uncompromising collection of 200 found images and original work from Felicia Atkinson, composing a rasterized visual score.

English edition
Shelter Press – Books
Ricocheting quietly between photographic landscapes, drawn abstractions and poetic recollections, this artist's book assumes the form of a deferred performance. Serving as a kind of response to the French artist and experimental musician's recent sonic and visual output, the book comprises a series of film stills shot during her travels to New Mexico and Arizona, overlaid with a collection of at once crude and delicate drawings made in Australia.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
Since 2012, Mathieu Copeland et Philippe Decrauzat produce videos stemming from “a desire to film sound, record places, and dive into the process of a material construction and destruction.” This publication—between artist's book and critical essay—considers all films produced until then by the art critic and the artist, and offers a basis for reflexion and work for those to come.

bilingual edition (English / French)
What You See Is What You Hear (Volume) – Books, editions & records
Taking the form of light and acoustic installations, video projections, slide shows, publications and photographs, the work of Meris Angioletti questions the mechanisms of perception, memory and the psyche. This first monograph devoted to the Italian artist presents an overview of her practice from the past ten years.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
This publication is the result of a sound improvisation project by audio artist Alexandre St-Onge. It gathers a collection of hermetic poetry texts and 13 tracks of experimental sounds to download.


bilingual edition (English / French)
Swarming
For two years, Eric La Casa has been recording the urban sonic environment of Paris from the windows of his own apartment. Between a temporary inventory and a musical documentary, Paris Quotidien is the result of this long experiment. Includes a 60-page documentation booklet with photographs.

Errant Bodies – Records (CDs / DVDs)
This recording is the outcome of two sound projects—a performance and an installation—started in 2010 and 2012. Using a recording device as a sound producing source, the Slovene artist investigates the spatiality of sonic manifestation.

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