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Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Six essays dealing with still rarely discussed aspects of the work of Joseph Beuys, Max Bill, Fischli | Weiss and Ai Weiwei, but also Jules Verne, in their relationship with the various artistic concepts of Marcel Duchamp.

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Nieves
Will Sweeney's new graphic narrative is set in a retrofuturistic England ruled by a twisted elite who exploits a population inhabiting decadent urban centers. Monsters populate this strange world, and humanity's last chance lies in the power of the Vorpal Sword—a metaphysical blade of vital creative energy…

English edition
Song Cycle Records
last available copies!
Back in stock! (last copies). Collector's edition box set including the soundtrack realised by the great Russian composer Edward Artemiev for the Andrey Tarkovsky's masterpiece film Solaris (1972). The box comes with the soundtrack in the vinyl and CD formats, an exclusive luxurious photo book with unreleased images of the movie set and essays about music and cinema of the duo Artemiev/Tarkovsky, and the Blu-ray version of the film, in original language with English subtitles.

English edition
Diaphanes – Forward Fiction
After a meteorite crashes into his yard, the daily life of Rockabilly and of his neighbors takes a strange turn… Mike Wilson's third novel combines social criticism and science fiction, depicting the dark corners of American suburbs at night.

bilingual edition (English / Simplified Chinese)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
The catalogue for Heman Chong's first solo museum exhibition in mainland China, at the Rockbund Art Museum, provides an insightful and critical look into the Singaporean artist's recent practice.

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
This book revisits the oeuvre of Alain Séchas as a whole, with a particular focus on the works produced over the past decade—most notably his paintings and drawings.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
A synthesis of the multiple dimensions of the protean oeuvre of a legendary artist, which we measure today to what extent they find an echo in contemporary environmental, cinematographic, aesthetic and social issues.

French edition
Éditions UV
The second part of Konrad Becker's triptych devoted to information control methods: with his seventy-two keys, Becker aims to unlock the gates of strategic reality: its construction over centuries, its imposition through stealth and force, its dull and laborious maintenance, and its dissolution and destruction by those who can't take it anymore.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature
A thriller novel set in a dystopian Europe where a medicine against depression radically changes people's behavior…

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

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Catalogue dedicated to the artistic exploration of the cosmic space (in the framework of the 8th edition of the Triennial of Contemporary Art U3 in Ljubljana).

English edition
Sternberg Press – E-flux journal
This book of interviews and conversations with today's most compelling living and resurrected artists and thinkers seeks to address the relevance of Russian cosmism and biocosmism in light of its influence on the Russian artistic and political vanguard as well as on today's art-historical apparatuses, weird materialisms, extinction narratives, and historical and temporal politics.

English edition
Dis Voir – Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
A tale loosely inspired by both the contemporary astrophysicist Aurelien Barrau's work on multiverses and the turn-of-the-century author H.P. Lovecraft's mystical stories. The book entwines astrophysics and fantasy literature through fiction, deconstructing the frameworks of narration, logic, identity, space, and time. Illustrated by Andréa Marchal, after Barrau's works.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
First monograph.

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.

French edition
Dis Voir – Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
A tale loosely inspired by both the contemporary astrophysicist Aurelien Barrau's work on multiverses and the turn-of-the-century author H.P. Lovecraft's mystical stories. The book entwines astrophysics and fantasy literature through fiction, deconstructing the frameworks of narration, logic, identity, space, and time. Illustrated by Andréa Marchal, after Barrau's works.

French edition
Éditions UV
Cultural Intelligence and Social Control: a survival manual.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
The artist's own archive of phantasmagoria: a unique collection of objects and ephemera relating to magic, the paranormal, occultism, pseudoscience, technology as well as their cultural and media portrayals (new edition).

English edition
Sternberg Press – E-flux journal
Benjamin H. Bratton's kaleidoscopic theory-fiction links the utopian fantasies of political violence with the equally utopian programs of security and control. Equal parts Borges, Burroughs, Baudrillard, and Black Ops, Dispute Plan to Prevent Future Luxury Constitution charts a treacherous landscape filled with paranoid master plans, failed schemes, and dubious histories.

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.

Jannink – L'art en écrit
A set of charades invented by Alain Séchas and illustrated with original drawings, with an original artwork signed by the artist.

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
Jannink – L'art en écrit
A set of charades invented by Alain Séchas and illustrated with original drawings.

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

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

French edition
Al Dante – Poetry & Literature
A tale on the search for an ancestral relic that has the power to annihilate the universe. At the crossroads of an adventure novel, a science-fiction narrative, and a punk story.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Mark von Schlegell's fusion of theory and fiction puts the SF back in notions of “speculative aesthetics.”

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

English edition
Shelter Press – Books
Alberto García del Castillo's first novel is a comedy-science-fiction novelette about “faggotry” and the art world; depicting a retour-au-passé in contemporary painting and waving to some of the most beautiful homosexuals on Earth.

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

French edition
Al Dante – Poetry & Literature
A series of fragmentary narratives between science fiction and experimental literature, much like William Burroughs' Nova Trilogy.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jannink – Wide Open
Artist's book / first monograph.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
New Dystopia is contemporary author Mark von Schlegell's illustrated screenplay-as-science fiction novel. In conjunction with the curator Alexis Vaillant, von Schlegell curated an exhibition of contemporary art at CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, “Dystopia,” based on his novel's dystopian-present.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
last available copies!
An anthology of key texts dedicated to the relationship between art and science-fiction.

French edition
Jannink – 127 Series
A set of photographs and texts / a large original photograph.

French edition
Jannink – 127 Series
Limited edition in a boxed set with the original photo print.

English edition
Dis Voir – Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
Halfway between science-fiction novel and thriller, this tale by Nicolas Ancion, illustrated by Killoffer, revisits the figures of the mad scientist and the sorcerer's apprentice.

French edition
Dis Voir – Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
Halfway between science-fiction novel and thriller, this tale by Nicolas Ancion, illustrated by Killoffer, revisits the figures of the mad scientist and the sorcerer's apprentice.

French edition
Al Dante – Poetry & Literature
A science-fiction story telling the rise and fall of a fantasized totalitarian global state.

French edition
Dis Voir – Visual Arts – Encounters
This artist's book proposes to construct a “mental space” through a narrative—mixing ravers, science-fiction and comic strips—presented through illuminations in the style of old children's books.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
€8.00 €5.00
Exhibition catalogue.

French edition
MAMCO – Artists' books
48 cats drawings.

Jannink – Prints
Silkscreen (120 numbered and signed copies limited edition).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings
forthcoming

French edition
Franciscopolis
out of print
An interactive book where you are the hero, written by the game designer FibreTigre, edited by Fanette Mellier (a collector's item for graphic art lovers as well as for readers-players).

French edition
Franciscopolis
out of print
First translation into French of the short story by Edward Page Mitchell—a major figure in the early development of the science fiction genre—, written and published unattributed in the NY Sun in 1879.

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