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

French edition
miscellaneous
forthcoming
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.

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publication traces twenty years of activity at the intersection of experimental music and contemporary art, featuring unpublished documents and exhibitions views, an insert, as well as critical texts and interviews.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)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
temporarily out of stock
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.

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.


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.

Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Eric La Casa continues his series dedicated to Paris with the reedition of the classic AIR.ratio, a study of the sounds generated by ventilation systems in various Parisian buildings.

Tochnit Aleph
A new electro-acoustic composition by Berlin-based artist Stefan Roigk. The radio play like combination of poetic lectures, vocals treatments, concrete sounds and deep vocal drones is based on several live recordings and performances made between 2012 and 2015.

Tochnit Aleph
Fifth part in the Selten Gehörte Musik reissue series: recordings by Dieter Roth and Oswald Wiener, at Mosfellssveit, Iceland, from May 28 to 30, 1976.

Shelter Press – Records
Atkinson's most ambitious musical work to date, Hand In Hand combines 80's sci-fi anxious aethetics with today's transparency of digital sounds. Placing the voice at the epicenter of the recording, the French artist and musician convokes fiction, composition and abstraction in the manner of Joan La Barbara, Robert Ashley, or Delia Derbyshire.

Shelter Press – Records
Atkinson's most ambitious musical work to date, Hand In Hand combines 80's sci-fi anxious aethetics with today's transparency of digital sounds. Placing the voice at the epicenter of the recording, the French artist and musician convokes fiction, composition and abstraction in the manner of Joan La Barbara, Robert Ashley, or Delia Derbyshire.

Shelter Press – Records
Budapest-based composer Gábor Lázár debuts on Shelter Press with his second full length album, Crisis of Representation: these 8 tracks created from one single type of sound constitute a true example of experimentation in the field of extreme computer music.

Shelter Press – Records
temporarily out of stock
Budapest-based composer Gábor Lázár debuts on Shelter Press with his second full length album, Crisis of Representation: these 8 tracks created from one single type of sound constitute a true example of experimentation in the field of extreme computer music.

Aposiopèse
An electroacoustic psycho-geographical composition made from field recordings collected from 2011 to 2016.

Edition Telemark
This double LP includes four unreleased selections from Fox's eponymous sound performance based on the great pavement labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral—which the artist saw as a metaphor for his own life in between health and sickness.

Edition Telemark
This recording is the sonic counterpart to Dutch artist Paul Panhuysen's last visual work Oog & Oor—a colorful design whose structure was built from sudoku puzzles. Panhuysen used the same principle to compose these sudoku-based pieces in collaboration with carillonneur Rosemarie Seuntiëns.

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.

Song Cycle Records
A collection of sound works by Fluxus artists and affiliates (with Walter Marchetti, Juan Hidalgo, La Monte Young, Ben Vautier, Wolf Vostell, Milan Knižák, Robert Filliou, Alison Knowles, Emmett Williams, John Cage, Joseph Beuys, Yoko Ono, Dick Higgins, Philip Corner, Eric Andersen, Robert Watts, Nam June Paik, and Ken Friedman).

Song Cycle Records
temporarily out of stock
A two-record album of 21 original sound works by artists who exhibited at the Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York—including Eleanor Antin, Joseph Beuys, Chris Burden, Terry Fox, William Burroughs…

Song Cycle Records
This recording brings together two pioneers in their respective fields, sound artist Christina Kubisch and video artist Fabrizio Plessi. Two and two is the outcome of a Fluxus-oriented multimedia performance inspired by the natural elements.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A biographical essay which explores the origins and influences of Charlemagne Palestine, as well as themes related to his life and artistic practice—spirituality, music, performance, avant-gardism—together with an acute analysis of his main works. The study is followed by an interview with the artist, which provides a clever balance between personal anecdotes and reflection.

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Editorial tribute to Dominique Répécaud, “Reflexio” section with Yann Leguay and Franck Lebovici, interviews with Yoshi Wada, Axel Dörner and Jean-Marc Foussat, “The Instruments of happiness” by Kasper T. Toeplitz, disc reviews, and more.

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Interviews with Dominique Grimaud by Philippe Robert, and Noël Akchoté by Kasper T. Toeplitz; Jérôme Noetinger; the Japanese musical scene by Jacques Debout and Michel Henritzi, visual contribution by Marie Combe, tribute to Bobby Bradford, Fred Van Hove by Gérard Rouy, Italy and the work of Attila & Jacopo Faravelli by Jean-Kristoff Camps…

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Researcher Juliette Volcler on sound in public space; on identities and influences in music; an essay by Kasper Toeplitz; carte blanche to Patrick Renaud; Summer festivals, disc reviews, and more.

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Charlotte Moorman by Deborah Walker; manifesto for a 21th century avant-garde music by Ulrich Krieger; Ulrich Krieger by Kasper T. Toeplitz ; Ring-Modulation #24: “From idea to sound;” photographic series by Marie Combes; disc reviews, and more.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A collection of texts on the various aspects of radio creation, published on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the ACSR – the Belgian-based studio dedicated to radio and sound creation.

French 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.

trilingual edition (English / Inupiaq / French)
Supernova – Books
Transcript of incantations poems recorded on vinyl and produced in the framework of a multimedia work on sound and geology. The poem is translated into Inupiaq, the official Inuit language of the State of Alaska, where this project was developed.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
The first monograph to offer an overview of Cointet's enigmatic and influential oeuvre.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
An introduction to the notion of behavioral object based upon a case study on three emblematic works by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Monographic study on the work of artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan on the perception of language, sound, and listening.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Audio Issues
This issue surveys the second edition of the Dirty Ear Forum at Bergen Academy of Art and Design in Norway, centered around the sound as the basis for a new discursive paradigm.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Audio Issues
This publication presents five architectural environments that have been conceived through auditory and literary practices.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Audio Issues
Dirty Ear Report reviews the activities of the Dirty Ear Forum—a research platform focusing on contemporary sound studies and sound art, and the diversity of approaches surrounding its practice and thinking. Drawing on from the researches carried out during the first edition held at Errant Bodies Project Space in Berlin, this first issue gathers contributions investigating sound as a social material.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Performing & sound arts
Organised in 8 “episodes,” Brandon LaBelle's reference monograph guides us through a number of his installation works and scripts from 2003 to 2014, raising questions of space and community, and further, to the direction of the social and its political potential. Three essays and an interview, as well as the recording on CD of a recent live performance, complete the book.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Nik Emch and Laurent Goei teamed up to form Minimetal back in 1994 and have been making sound-performances ever since. The publication contains 13 hours of their music, videos and 307 photographs—a collection gathered together in this photobook.

bilingual edition (English / Korean)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Autumnal Sisters recollects seven performances by Alessandro Bosetti, in solo and teaming up with writer Kim Taeyong and video maker Orolo. It is the first extensive document of Bosetti's work with MaskMirror, a musical instrument which takes language rather than sound as it's main material.

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