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French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
forthcoming
A transdisciplinary study that sheds new light on the birth of modern architecture in France through its relations with the printed text, vector of the diffusion of the architectural ideal at the scale of the nation, and the emergence of the public sphere between the end of the 17th century and the French Revolution.

bilingual edition (English / Indonesian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
Magic Centre revolves around the Indonesian publishing company of the same name, which was mostly active in the 1960s. It serves the artist as a lens through which he examines the social and political changes that reshaped his country during the years Magic Centre was in business.

French edition
Strandflat
A panorama of the world of do-it-yourself fanzines.

English edition
Nero
Set behind the scenes of Badlands Unlimited, an artist-run, New York-based publishing company, this three- act play follows the characters as they launch an erotic novella, deal with internal conflicts, and imagine the promise and threat of technology between the pages and in our lives. Badlands Unlimited is a comedy of errors that morphs into a deeper meditation on art and mortality.

English edition
Nero
An interview with artist James Hoff by theorist writer Marian Kaiser, focusing on Hoff's publishing practice and reflections on books.

bilingual edition (English / French)
United Dead Artists
temporarily out of stock
This graphic anthology is dedicated to Elvifrance, the scandalous French publisher of erotic comic books whose catalogue was under the fierce scrutiny of French censorship authorities from the 1970s to the 1990s. The publication takes a look back at this infamous history through many unpublished archives and a wide selection of covers. It also features an ensemble of covers revisited by some forty contemporary graphic artists.

French edition
Strandflat
Publishing as an alternative artistic practice.

French edition
Franciscopolis
An history of graphic design before modernity: this first volume is a transdisciplinary collection of documents recording the existence of graphic design before the development of the written form.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Collection grise
Contemporary perspectives on artists' publications twenty-three interviews with twenty-five artists who make publishing an artistic practice).

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Nieves
A large collection of drawings (nearly 500 pages) documenting the artist's trip from Zurich to Japan through Siberia—with a special focus on books and trees.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
First in Mari Shaw's series “The Noble Art of Collecting,” this publication is dedicated to book collecting. With examples of unexpected collectors and serendipitous outcomes, Shaw investigates the obscure desires that shape art collecting and the public goodwill that results from it.

English edition
Boabooks
The Liberated Page is an international union based in Geneva, Switzerland, which aims to support and promote the critical and intellectual dissemination of artists' books and independent editions across the world. A collective study gatheringthe thoughts of the union's actors on contemporary books and publishing (with Jungle Books, Footnotes, Edition Patrick Frey, Cadrat Éditions, Kodoji Press, edition fink, Nieves...).

English edition
Shelter Press – Livres
Fanzine-like artist's book gathering historical anecdotes on modern print culture.

French edition
Centre des livres d'artistes (CDLA)
The catalogue of Claude Closky's exhibition of artists' books at CDLA, as part of the 40th anniversary of the Centre Pompidou. Kalavryta—the font used in the publication was created specially for the occasion by the French artist.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A collection of misprinted sheets originating from books designed by graphic designer Manuel Raeder: a “behind the scene” project, which documents the early stage of book production and its conventions.

English edition
Incertain Sens
An historical account of Ben Kinmont's bookstore, from the structure's origin, the events and publications it has generated. Kinmont also demonstrates how this activity has contributed to his independence as an artist vis-à-vis the commercial art circuit.

Errant Bodies – CD / DVD
An acoustic-phonetic approach of book's corporeality in 38 tracks.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Collection grise
Artist's books and book history (new edition).

French edition
Incertain Sens – Collection grise
The catalogue raisonné of the artist's books published by Bernard Villers's publishing house Le Nouveau Remorqueur (2003-2015).

English edition
JRP|Editions – Hapax (poche)
An A–Z Memoir about art publishing.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The result of a series started in 2008, all of The Naked Eye photographs are looks between the fanned pages of paperbacks that date back to the 1950s–1970s. This first exhaustive monographic publication of an ongoing series reveal a particular taste for mass-market celebrity biographies and movie novelizations featuring photo sections and pulpy paper stained by brightly-dyed edges.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Collection grise
An analysis of the implications, challenges and specificities of the artist's magazines, as an artistic practice.

French edition
Centre des livres d'artistes (CDLA)
The catalogue raisonné of Claude Rutault's books and prints.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Artist's book.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Artists' book history.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Livres et éditions d'artistes
Artist's book based on James Joyce's Ulysses.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The Fourierist conceptual index: a tool allowing a completely new reading of Charles Fourier's complete writings based on current possibilities of science and technology applied to texts, through a dedicated software interface for content analysis (CD-rom included).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Digital version of the Fourierist conceptual index: a tool allowing a completely new reading of Charles Fourier's complete writings based on current possibilities of science and technology applied to texts, through a dedicated software interface for content analysis.

German edition
Nieves
Artist's book: Lutz & Guggisberg's imaginary library.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Focusing on the conceptual, visual, and economic intersections implicit in design today, this publication dedicated to the work of the Swiss-American graphic designer Zak Kye expands collaborative form from a pragmatic structure of working together to the joint development of content.

French edition
Centre des livres d'artistes (CDLA)
Catalogue raisonné, with 170 publications described, a biography, and an USB card containing a PDF file and an audio interview of Paul-Armand Gette.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
A selection of seminal graphic design projects developed by Weisbeck and his firm, Surface, over the last ten years.

English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
A conversation about 12 artist's books.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
An history of illuminated manuscript from its origins, in the early Christian era, until the Renaissance, through the study of the book opening medium.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Artist's book, taking as its starting point a number of Richard Prince's publications.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Artist's book.

trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
JRP|Editions – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Artist's book.

Captures – Monographies & livres d'artiste
last available copies!
Artist's book (ink and brush drawings and collages on books pages).

Captures – Tirages de tête
Limited edition of the artist's book by William Kentridge (ink and brush drawings and collages on books pages), with an original lithograph.

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
A bibliography of the Prime ministers and Presidents of the French Fifth Republic.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Livres & éditions d'artistes
An artist book that combines title pages from sheet music found in a second hand store in Los Angeles with drawings and aerial photographs of L.A.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Artists' book: the materialization of John dewey's conceptual system.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Livres & éditions d'artistes
€25.00 €15.00
This collaborative project by Mark Soo and Tim Lee formally pushes the boundaries of what a book is. The book is blank except for four printed pages containing words set in Univers.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Centre des livres d'artistes (CDLA)
Catalogue raisonné, with 170 publications described, a biography, a bibliography 1995-2004, and 14 texts by Herman de Vries read by the author on an audio CD-ROM included.

French edition
MAMCO – Livres d'artistes
€25.00 €10.00
A "copy and paste" fiction.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on Duchamp's readings, and a systematic chart of his personnal library.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Collection grise
forthcoming
Interviews with John Armleder, Simon Cutts, herman de vries, Michel Durand-Dessert, Leif Eriksson, Guy Jungblut, Walther König, Yvon Lambert, Irmeline Lebeer-Hossmann, Hansjörg Mayer, Maurizio Nannucci, Maurizio Spatola.

French edition
Strandflat
out of print
A panorama of the world of do-it-yourself fanzines.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
out of print
Books and Ideas after Seth Siegelaub spans an arc of tension between the works of Seth Siegelaub and contemporary cultural production. This highly documented publication features an interview with Seth Siegelaub, two essays by Regine Ehleiter and Michalis Pichler, and an extensively illustrated catalogue with bibliographic details.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (livres)
out of print
Taken at the height of the Assad days, the images of the photographer Giovanna Silva overlap in this publication with Syrian tourist guides' images and texts, creating a net of intended and unintended relationships and time interconnections.

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