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Lenka lente
In Western Australia, musician Ross Bolleter collects ruined pianos that he parks into open cemeteries and from which he draws his inspiration for his compositions. In this publication, Bolleter explains his musical practice and tells the unique story of these ruined pianos scattered in the heart of the Australian territory.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
last available copies!
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.

English edition
Nero
last available copies!
The catalogue of Metzger's first extensive overview: divided into sections—each of which is accompanied by a critical text—corresponding to those presented in the exhibition, the publication provides systematic insight into an artistic oeuvre considered as one of the most important in the 20th century (with texts by Mathieu Copeland, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yoko Ono, Hermann Nitsch…).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
last available copies!
A collection of stories and of theoretical texts focusing on the modalities of existence of artworks, starting with a collection of items that used to be works of art.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A typology of erasure as artistic gesture throughout the twentieth century.

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
The Portsmouth Sinfonia, Jean-Marie Massou, thelast chapter of the history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin, Le Splendide Isolement De L'électronique by Kasper T. Toeplitz...

Sub Rosa
Milan Knížák 1979's masterpiece never re-released in vinyl before: classic collages of noises created during performances and happenings, widely regarded as important sound art documents on record.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
The relationship between Modern art and its destruction.

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Jean-Noël Cognard and his label Bloc Thyristors, a portrait of Anna Zaradny, Jean-Claude Eloy's virtual orchestra, music and handicap, a tribute to Bernard Heidsieck, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Stephen O'Malley, Julien Palomo / Improvising Beings, the Polish scene by Kasper Toeplitz, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Sophie Agnel, Anne Montaron, Vivian Grezzini, frederic dumond, Kasper T Toeplitz on the notion of composition...

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
last available copies!
Ten contemporary artists present works thematically related to the exhibition “Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict”. This publication explores their oeuvres and reveals their creative processes. This contemporary perspective makes clear that the destruction of cultural heritage remains a very current subject today.

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Luc & Brunhild Ferrari's Chantal, Eliane Radigue by Kasper Toeplitz, Yvain Von Stebut, Musique Action festival, filming music, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 5)...

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Lasse Marhaug, Les Instants Chavirés, William Basinski, Uzeste Musical / Cie Lubat de Gasconha, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (on John Cage)...

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Rashad Becker, Catherine Lamb, video in performing Arts, Festival Sonorités, what is normal music?, Cie Ouïe/Dire, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mathieu Copeland editions
The most monumental auto-creative work ever made by Gustav Metzger (catalogue of the exhibition at MAC Lyon, with numerous archive documents, newly commissioned texts and a conversation with the artist).

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
last available copies!
Esther Ferrer, PaaLabRes, Eric Cordier, Le 102 in Grenoble, Lionel Marchetti, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin...

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
The experimental scene in Cairo, radio studios in Warsaw, PaaLabRes, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 2), Sandra Remski's writings during live shows, the retro-krautrock-mania...

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Jonas Kocher, Guy Girard, Tetsuo Furudate, Festival Densités, PaaLabRes, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 3)...

French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Christine Baudillon, Robin Fox, PaaLabRes, a history of musical destructions by Matthieu Saladin (part 4)...

French edition
Roven – books
Renunciation as an artistic practice.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Artist's books and editions
An inventory of gestures of artists who deliberately destroyed their own works.

French edition
Edition Patrick Frey
An archive of vandalism.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
This book reexamines the legacies of modern theoretical and artistic iconoclasm in the context of the current religious-political image wars.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
An artist book accompanying the Danish artist's first comprehensive solo exhibition at the Frankfurter Kunstverein and the Kunstverein Hannover.

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – First monographs
First monograph.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The correspondance between Otto Muehl and Erika Stocker forms an intense journal of Viennese actionism, and more particularly of the artist's work.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Otto Muehl was condemned to 7 years of prison in 1991. He exchanged letters with his family and friends, he painted.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The actionnist's autobiography.

bilingual edition (Italian / French)
MAMCO – Artists' books
€27.00 €15.00
This "book of hours" is a first time assemblage of a large number of project drawings.

French edition
Dis Voir – Video
Giving a good introduction to the virtual realm, this book examines, through art, science and culture, the two visual forms and utopias that exemplifies our modern era: video and computerized images.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
in project
Otto Muehl's last interviews.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
out of print
A comparative history of the ruins from the ancient East to the modern West.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Artists' books & editions
out of print
Artist's book (limited edition).

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
out of print
A retrospective of “empty exhibitions”.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
out of print
A retrospective of “empty exhibitions” (hardcover limited edition).