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French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
forthcoming
The interplay of literature and contemporary art.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
The current fascination with fiction across art, design, and architecture (including one of Umberto Eco's final interview).

English edition
Cura. – Cura.books
Quoting excerpts from Keller Easterling's 2014 essay Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, this coloring book tells the story of two characters, a fox (the artist) and a cat, and their special relationship, made of exotic travels, dreams and nightmares, struggles and desires.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Among Portugal's most interesting young filmmakers, Salomé Lamas explores the boundaries and circumstances of documentary filmmaking, working at the intersection of ethnography, history, storytelling, memory, and fiction. This publication documents her work since 2010, through contributions, video stills, and interviews.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Founded by Marinella Senatore, the School of Narrative Dance is an international initiative which proposes an alternative system of education, based on emancipation, inclusion, and self-cultivation. The School implements multidisciplinary projects focusing on storytelling and choreography. This publication documents a workshop at MAXXI, Roma, involving more than 300 people for five months.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Humboldt Books
Artist and researcher Riccardo Giacconi investigates the relationship between a range of narrative forms (puppetry, street storytellers, flyers and pamphlets) and a series of pre-political acts of revolt staged between Italy and South America. This publication documents his research project and features a series of texts, notes, archives, illustrations, and interviews.

bilingual edition (English / French)
The Drawer – Books
Monograph gathering most of the artists's recent works—ceramic and faience sculptures, watercolors and gouaches, drawings, collages, and installations—divided into three thematic chapters. The publication includes an interview of several voices (with special guest Mathieu Mercier), and a text by Annabela Tournon.

French edition
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
A collection of 37 postcards based on family pictures gathered by the participants of a collective workshop held by the artist and writer Valérie Mréjen. The postcards tell two fictitious family stories, which the reader can freely rearrange to create his own narrative.

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Bruno
temporarily out of stock
This artist's coloring book is a silent illustrated narrative of a sudden lust-filled encounter between a cowgirl and an Indian girl and their threatening journey through a psychedelic Wild West at night.

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.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
A mystery tale illustrated with artworks by twelve contemporary artists.

English edition
BECKBOOKS
The fictional diary of Gabriel Krampus, an artist who has been living with his artist wife on a deserted island of the Indian ocean for 44 years.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
First publication ever to provide a complete survey of the artist's oeuvre to date: like Prouvost's art, the book is fast-paced and full of quick turns and surprises. It includes a series of essays, a conversation between the artist and her model Barbara Steveni, and a complete list of her works and exhibitions.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An introduction to the art of Stephen Felton, with an essay by Jill Gasparina, “On the uselessness of sophisticated discourse,” as a guiding thread to better understand a work relying on simplicity and narratives.

French edition
Frac Franche-Comté – Monographs & catalogues
This catalogue brings together all support materials from Frac Franche-Comté's collective exhibition “Légende*” which focuses on the building of narratives and paratextuality in contemporary art. An “Erratum” brochure to be published at the exhibition's closure will complete this edition.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
last available copies!
The Reluctant Narrator attempts to map the migration of narrative modes across several media, bringing together works that intertwine personal biography with historical events, or that deal with stories that fell through the crevices of history.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
A novel.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Comprehensive monograph.

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 (Spanish / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Including images and texts around Christian Boltanski's simultaneous site specific projects in Buenos Aires in 2012, this book is conceived as an archive, a memory and a theoretical and critical discussion of the experience.

bilingual edition (Spanish / French)
CAPC
“Ce qui ne sert pas s'oublie” (“What cannot be used is forgotten”) accompanies and extends the reach of the exhibition of the same title. Both deal with the mutating statuses of objects in relation to possible historical narratives, especially those related to colonial past and present and the layers of cultural, spiritual, and identity production that stem from them.

bilingual edition (English / French)
MAMCO – Monographs
An innovative study of David Claerbout's work, following the shady—and dark—logic, until now never raised by critics, that structures many of his films with mineral duration and slowness, but also number of “invisible” photographs.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
A running-headline tale featuring, in order of appearance: Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, David Miscavige, Michael Jackson, Annie Leibovitz, Jenna Young, Victoria Beckham, Sheila Weller, Mark Seal, Eleanor Schiralli, Bernard Madoff, Rich Cohen, Jessica Simpson, Lance Armstrong, Ed Ruscha, Sam Ricci, Chris Reinhardt, Suri Cruise, Nicolas Sarkozy, Mickey Rourke, Pierre Hardy, Josh Applebaum, Andre Nemec, J.J. Abrams, Jill Stempel, John Anderton...

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A never-before-published selection of Paul-Armand Gette's lectures given between 1972 and 2015.

French edition
Supernova – Books
A collection of hallucinatory epic poems inspired by crime novel & science fiction.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Hapax
A graphic short-story: a trip to Afghanistan, organised by the British government, in which Anish Kapoor and Anthony Gormley are charged with building a gigantic sculpture to subdue the insurgent population...

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
The first edition of the triennial of contemporary art Bergen Assembly.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
A collection of ten short stories that reflect on contemporary society, politics, and the human condition.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
The chimerical final work by Maxim Komar-Myshkin, one of the most elusive and tragic figures in Israeli-Russian art.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
The novel by Brian O'Doherty, written from the perspective of the Chevalier d'Eon (1728-1810), who lived as both man and woman, French spy and European celebrity, reveals the radical modernity of one of the eighteenth century's most mysterious figures.

English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
A retrospective overview of the 12th edition of the Lyon Biennale, curated by Icelandic curator Gunnar B. Kvaran, with a focus on the two parallel programs “Veduta” and “Resonance”, held in the Lyon conurbation and its region.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Champagne-Ardenne
Artist's book.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Archive Books
This book documents an installation by Eric Baudelaire revisiting the political and personal saga of the Japanese Red Army as an anabasys—an allegory of a journey that is both a wandering into the unknown and a return back home.

French edition
MAMCO – Artists' writings
Peter Hutchinson's writings.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A guide for J. G. Ballard's The Atrocity Exhibition, between human sciences and science fiction, between the history of art and the medicine including reproductions of 20s pulps and of 60s independent magazines.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Through the notion of ecology of art, Des récits ordinaires (On ordinary conversations), a project by Grégory Castéra (curator), Yaël Kreplak (linguist) and Franck Leibovici (poet and artist), attempts to vizualise the various modes of existence of artworks.

French edition
Zamân
The “Scenario” issue investigates narrative and speculative processes within both poetic and political fields (science fiction, geopolitics, universal and colonial exhibitions…)

English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
Richard Hawkins' first book of fiction: eight jubilatory and decadent short stories.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
Artist's book.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
This first volume of complete John Baldessari's writings traces the genesis and development of the artist's understanding of art in the early 1960s.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
This second volume of complete John Baldessari's writings traces the genesis and development of the artist's understanding of art in the early 1960s through to the present.

English edition
Cura.
Conversations, texts, labs, projects and contributions by about twenty international artists, curators and critics, linked together by the subtle fil rouge of fiction, narration and story-telling.

English edition
Shelter Press – Books
The first poetry book wrote by the visual and sound artist Felicia Atkinson.

bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
Artists' book.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
First French translation of the 1983 artist's fiction book by Richard Prince.

French edition
Initiales
Issue dedicated to John Baldessari.

English edition
miscellaneous
Artists' book.

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

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