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English edition
Errant Bodies – Parole
forthcoming
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.

Song Cycle Records
forthcoming
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.

English edition
Bomb
A special issue dedicated to John Giorno, in the framework of Ugo Rondinone's exhibition “I Love John Giorno” in New York.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Recounting a partial history of our relation with matter, this reader explores how the crossover between cosmological narratives, the spatial revolutions of concrete poetry, and hypertextual and territorial fictions might have an impact on the recognition of human agency in a time that calls for our action on environmental policies.

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
Edition Patrick Frey
What would a current-day demon look like? The Swiss artist playfully rehabilitates these evil figures in 170 minimalist portraits—rendering them as an ideal type of the postmodern, at once terrifying and comical.

English edition
Boabooks
In (a, b, c) Ulises Carrión presents one if his early linguistic exercises in English, originally handwritten in green ink in 1972. The author observes and explores the structure of the sonnet. He develops fourteen interrelated sequences, which he uses as a key to codify a narrative. The text of each poem follows the schematic order of its title.

English edition
Boabooks
Publication reproducing one of Carrión's early linguistic exercises in English language, in which the conceptual artist dissects names of musical instruments to make sound appear.

English edition
Boabooks
Facsimile of the seminal magazine created by Ulises Carrión and Cres, originally published in 1979. In this photographic book—one of very few of Carrion's entire practice—the author is very critical about his own affiliation with the mail art movement. The book presents a series a photographs of his calling card filing box, which the author juxtaposes with witty and poignant captions.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Reference monograph dedicated to the pioneer of digital poetry in France, including documentation illustrating recent projects as well as all theoretical texts on digital poetry written by Donguy from 1984 to 2015.

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.

Boabooks
Rrr reproduces typewritten pages written by conceptual artist Ulises Carrión in 1972. In his early linguistic exercises, Carrión played with the notion of learning by sounds and poetry. By creating his own onomatopoeia and sequences of repetition, he expresses his playful attitude towards poetry.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Reference monograph dedicated to the pioneer of digital poetry in France, including documentation illustrating recent projects as well as all theoretical texts on digital poetry written by Donguy from 1984 to 2015.

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.

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.

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

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Intersubjectivity is a collection of writings on the presence of language in the visual arts: the first volume makes a case in favor of concretism in contemporary artistic practices.

English edition
Shelter Press – Books
last available copies!
Animals questions through a poetic approach the modernist apprehension of time and locomotion, in the realm of today.

English edition
Nero
This catalogue gathers works from different periods of the artist's career, though giving particular prominence to his drawings in analog and digital form—the Pixel-Bildli and Hice for Weiss series, or his plastic mosaics. A foreword by Salvatore Lacagnina and a contribution by Arthur Fink introduce the reader to Bruhin's multifarious work, while a conversation with the artist helps unfold his eclectic strategies.

Tochnit Aleph
Part four in the Selten Gehörte Musik reissue series, with a recording by Günter Brus, Hermann Nitsch, Dieter Roth, and Gerhard Rühm originally published as a 3LP-Box by Hansjörg Mayer in 1975. Apart from the group session this edition also includes a duo piano session by Dieter Roth and Hermann Nitsch recorded in Stuttgart in November 1975.

AcquAvivA
First QR-Code EP, edition of 100 copies, recorded at EMS, Stockholm, December 2015, with the voices of Frédéric Acquaviva and Loré Lixenberg.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
The complete PDF edition of the avant-garde journal Change, created by Jean Pierre Faye in 1968: 42 facsimile issues in a 8482-page file with free-text search engine.

French edition
Celebrity Cafe
Experimental poetry, historical avant-garde, contemporary music, dance, visual arts, intermedia.

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

French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A series of interviews with contemporary poets to understand a practice which seems today more incongruous than ever.

French edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Facsimile edition of an artist book by Marcel Broodthaers based on a verse from Baudelaire's poem La Beauté.

French edition
miscellaneous
The second issue of Frédéric Acquaviva and La Plaque Tournante's audio / video hybrid magazine includes documents on Trevor Wishart, Denis Dufour, Hém-Ish, Ione, Broutin, François Poyet, Johannes Kreidler, Gil J Wolman at work, a film by Frédéric Acquaviva on the late Pauline Oliveros, Silva Gabriela Béju on Henri Chopin and the magazine OU, a set of posters and postcards…

French edition
miscellaneous
First issue of Frédéric Acquaviva and La Plaque Tournante's audio / video hybrid magazine, including a CD with music by Frédéric Acquaviva and Phill Niblock, a DVD with performances by Tomomi Adachi, Bernard Heidsieck, Katherine Liberovskaya, Jacques Lizène, Alvin Lucier, Loré Lixenberg, and Alex Mincek, posters, and documents.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
The fourth issue in the “Poetic Series” is a seasonally themed special issue, a festive anthology composed of contributions from more than twenty writers and artists.

bilingual edition (English / French), original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Variations on...
Box set including a book and a film on DVD.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Issue 22 of Palais magazine is entirely devoted to the Ugo Rondinone's exhibition “I Love John Giorno” at the Palais de Tokyo (October 21, 2015 - January 10, 2016), the first retrospective of the life and work of the American poet John Giorno, a key figure of America's counterculture since the 1960s.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Dis Voir – ZagZig (books / CDs)
Last Words is a dual-input device: a book associated with a sound piece built from the last statements of all inmates executed in Texas since the resumption of executions on December 7, 1982.

Tochnit Aleph
First part in the reissue series of all Selten Gehörte Musik records. This is the reissue of the first LP from 1973. Recordings of the 3rd Berliner Poetsworkshop (First Berliner Musicworkshop) with Dieter Roth, Gerhard Rühm, and Oswald Wiener, Berlin 12th & 13th July 1973.

Tochnit Aleph
Second part in the reissue series of all Selten Gehörte Musik records. This is the reissue of the Double-LP from 1974. Recordings of the second Berliner Musicworkshop with Dieter Roth, Gerhard Rühm, and Oswald Wiener, Berlin 15th - 26th November 1973. Also included are the two bonus pieces from the 7'' single which came only with the first 100 copies of the original edition.

Tochnit Aleph
Third part in the reissue series of all the legendary Selten Gehörte Musik records from the 70's. Originally published as a 3LP-Box by Hansjörg Mayer in 1975, the Münchner Konzert 1974 is performed by all-star artist line-up of Dieter Roth, Gerhard Rühm, Oswald Wiener, Hermann Nitsch and Günter Brus.

Frac Franche-Comté – Alphabet series
Bernard Heidsieck's graphic ABC.

Shelter Press – Records
A subjective compilation by David Le Simple and Vincent Romagny concluding the three exhibitions cycle “Doppelgänger” at CEAAC curated by Romagny.

Shelter Press – Records
A concrete / post-digital oratorio in 5 parts.

AcquAvivA
A piece for voice(s) an dead electronics with Loré Lixenberg (mezzo-soprano).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
This publication aims to explore how the multiple production of Raoul Hausmann, a central figure of Dada, has helped to shape the art of modernity.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A critical book: a reassessment of Julien Blaine's poetry and the aesthetic problems related to it.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
The second issue in the “Poetic Series”, initiated by Keren Cytter, takes its title Peacocks with Hiccups from the poetry of Berlin-based artist Karl Holmqvist, whose work is featured alongside American poet Catherine Wagner and emerging Spanish writer Luna Miguel, with artwork by Koo Jeong-A.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
The third issue in the Poetic Series takes its title Fear of Language from the work of emerging Slovenian poet Katja Perat, featured alongside poetry by Judith Goldman and excerpts from Eileen Myles's forthcoming memoir, Afterglow. Artwork is provided by Willem de Rooij.

English edition
Boabooks
12 typescripts of concrete poetry (signed and numbered artist's book).

English edition
Bat / <o> future <o>
A publication based on the typescripts of Hannah Weiner's singular diary.

Tochnit Aleph
First release of Gerhard Rühm's Radio-Play “Masoch”. A ritual recitation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and Ignatius von Loyola for one female and one male speaker, a chorus of speakers, and tape.

Shelter Press – Records
Ben Vida's new LP, based on a concrete poetry score / text piece.

Edition Telemark
This LP edition is an attempt at collecting various elements of Hans Rudolf Zeller's work. All recordings have been made within the last 10 years, yet many of the underlying concepts date back to the 1960s or 1970s.

Corvo Records
This composition by Alessandra Eramo shows for the first time a vocal interpretation of eight onomatopoetic words from the Manifesto of Futurist Music The Art of Noises by Luigi Russolo, between sound poetry and noise.

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