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Kulte Editions
forthcoming
At the crossroads of an artist book and a graphic novel, Fawda is an ode to Casablanca's life, presented through a non-linear narrative inspired by vox-pops.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
forthcoming
Catalogue documenting an eponymous exhibition inspired by the Oulipo's literary strategies and the notion of potentiality. Nine artists presented a series of artworks in a display that changed continually according to the choice of the spectator.

English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
forthcoming
A collective study on the theatrical reenactment of the storming of the Winter Palace by Soviet dramatist Nikolai Evreinov, on the occasion of the October Revolution's third anniversary. This staging of the beginning of the revolution, performed by 10.000 people, is documented thanks to an ensemble of texts, photographs, and drawings.

texts in English and French
Jungle Juice
Sixth Issue of the fanzine-like review published by éditions Supernova. It includes poetry, photography, literature, illustrations, and essays.

English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
An interdisciplinary reflection on the new figures of subjectivity in the digital age.

English edition
Bomb
Interviews with Lynda Benglis, Roe Ethridge, Becca Blackwell, Antonio Campos & Robert Greene, Angie Keefer & Liz Magic Laser, Laura Kurgan, Michael Palmer & Rosmarie Waldrop, China Miéville, “artists on artists” section with Aki Sasamoto by David Everitt Howe, Jibade Khalil-Huffman by Thom Donovan, Ellen Cantor by Nicola Tyson, featuring fictions by Maria Fusco and Thalia Field, poetry, portfolios, reviews, and more.

English edition
Bomb
Interviews with Steffani Jemison, Amitav Ghosh & Curt Stager, Ron Athey, Stephin Merritt, Rita Ackermann, Bryan Hunt, David Levine, Hari Kunzru & Sjón, George Saunders, portfolio by Su Hui, novel excerpts by Mathias Énard, João Gilberto Noll, and Andrew E. Colarusso, poetry, comic book artist Austin English, reviews, and more.

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
Bomb
Interviews with Amit Dutta, Lisa Sanditz, Nina Katchadourian, Anoka Faruqee & Michelle Grabner, Suzanne Bocanegra, Adrienne Truscott, Marcus Steinweg, Mike Wallace, Lucy Ives; portfolio by Renee Gladman; a text by Kristen Gleason, the winner of BOMB's 2017 Fiction Contest; an essay by Jennifer Kabat; Édouard Louis's “New York diary”; books and shows reviews, and more.

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
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
This publication traces the extraordinary collaboration between American artist Dave Hullfish Bailey and senior Aboriginal writer and activist Sam Watson. structured around their highly political work Maiwar Performance, this book also covers their activities both before and throughout their work together.

English edition
Nero
This publication, edited by Enzo Cucchi, gathers drawings by Alex Katz and words by his son Vincent. It is a project that takes shape through the intimate relationship between the three subjects.

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 (French / Korean)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Collection of poems and drawings by the Korean artist.

bilingual edition (French / Italian)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This publication is the result of a series of meetings and interviews with Michel Butor in Italy, between 2012 and 2016. It also features texts by Mireille Calle-Gruber, Paolo Fabbri, and Butor himself, as well as six unreleased photographs from 1952 to 1958, documenting the French author's travels in Italy. The accompanying DVD À propos de. Entre littérature et art, le paysage véritable is a video-essay by Isabella Bordoni, and one of Butor's final appearance.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Fiction
At the heart of this collection of short writings are three provocative texts extracted from important artworks by Rosen, offered here as genre-defying literature at the intersection between reality and fiction, speculative narrative and historical-political critique, humor and eroticism.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Diaphanes
This first issue features a special section dedicated to the work of Pierre Guyotat, including excerpts, an interview with Donatien Grau and drawings by Paul McCarthy. Also in this issue: Mike Wilson; Ute Holl; Haus Am Gern; Aya Momose; Mário Gomes; Marcus Quent; Julien Maret; Jason Swartz; Julian Röder; Peter Ott; Tyler Coburn; Francisco Sierras Malerei; Yves Netzhammer; Giovanna Marmo; Luc Meresma…

bilingual edition (English / French)
Inferno
Inferno's eight issue features an in-depth review of the news in contemporary art (interviews with Maurizio Cattelan, Matt Mullican, Xavier Veilhan, Kader Attia, Provoke exhibition, Agnès Martin's retrospective…), performance art (interviews with Jan Martens, Xavier Le Roy, Boris Charmatz, Martin Faucher and the Montreal FTA Festival, Utrecht Spring Festival) and literature (interviews with Pierre Michon and Olivier Cadiot).

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
This publication is the result of a sound improvisation project by audio artist Alexandre St-Onge. It gathers a collection of hermetic poetry texts and 13 tracks of experimental sounds to download.


French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.

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

French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
Three textual pieces on Kafka, Sade, and Lautréamont, inspired by the author's dreams and nocturnal readings.

French edition
Initiales
9th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Pierre Klossowski.

French edition
Lenka lente
Billy and her sister Betty live in a futuristic American suburban society obsessed with sex. A series of “disturbing” events will change their lives into a grotesque comic novel… Published in 1968 by Grove Press, Billy & Betty is a biting satire of the American way of life, somewhere between Burgess, Calaferte or the Monty Pythons, and a cult object that inspired Nurse with Wound.

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.

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
Art Book Magazine
The use and status of literature and arts in Guy Debord's thought.

French edition
Supernova – Books
Drawing her case studies from horror fiction, fantasy and science fiction, Émilie Notéris brings forth to a new way of thinking the world inspired by queer theory.

texts in English and French
Jungle Juice
October issue of Supernova's quarterly fanzine, including an unpublished text by J.G. Ballard. Each copy is accompanied by an original color stencil by French artist Serge Stephan.

texts in English and French
Jungle Juice
Fourth issue of magazine / fanzine Jungle Juice, featuring an interview with Xanaé Bove about her film Ex-TAZ Citizen Ca$h, textual experiments by Benoît Toqué and Yoshi, cover illustrations by Régis Glaas-Togawa and Julien Lombardi…

film in French version with English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A literary and philosophic exploration of the various states of sleep. Embark upon a dreamlike path to the heart of sleep through the reading of four texts by Michel Butor, Clément Rosset, Pierre Pachet and Jean-Luc Nancy, and a series of sleepers.

English edition
Bomb
35 year anniversary issue featuring interviews with Ryan Trecartin, Shezad Dawood, Sadie Benning, Wendy Ewald, Trevor Paglen & Jacob Appelbaum, Ivan Vladislavić, Álvaro Enrigue, Christopher Sorrentino, Vijay Iyer, Yorgos Lanthimos, artists on artists' section with Naufus Ramírez Figueroa by Regina José Galindo and Anna K.E. by Corrine Fitzpatrick, literary fictions by Alexander Kluge and Gerhard Richter, Kate Zambreno, Domenick Ammirati, poetry by Joan Retallack, John Ashbery, Eugene Ostashevsky, Daniel Poppick, exhibitions and books' reviews...

English edition
Bomb
Bomb's Summer Issue: interviews with Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Wadada Leo Smith, Dmitry Krymov, Patricia Treib, Lee Clay Johnson, Jesse Ball & Catherine Lacey, Jason Simon, Vince Staples, “artists on artists” section with Frederick Terna by Stephen Westfall, Brandan “Bmike” Odums by Zachary Lazar, Rebecca Smith by John Newman, David Brody by Elliott Green, portfolio by Steel Stillman, fiction and poetry, exhibitions and books' reviews…

English edition
Bomb
Interviews with Sarah Oppenheimer, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Jen Bervin and Dianna Frid, Mel Chin, Marina Rosenfeld, Okwui Okpokwasili, Nell Zink, Laia Jufresa, “Artists on Artists” section with Audra Wolowiec by Emmalea Russo, James Esber by David Geers, Laura Owens by Claudia La Rocco, fiction and poetry, portfolio by Olga Chernysheva, books' reviews, end page by Jonathan Horowitz...

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
A significant intervention into recent debates on the place of literature and writing in the context of contemporary art. Featuring essays on the highs and lows of the conceptual turn in poetics, avant-garde literary genealogies, and monographic pieces on Paul B. Preciado, Chris Kraus, and Pierre Guyotat, among others, Brutalist Readings explores the radical histories of writing, as well as its potential now.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Signature Strengths reproduces in full the four books in the series “No-Frills” published in the early eighties. Inspired by the unadorned packaging of a grocery brand, the series editors designed genre fiction books with similar straightforward and experimental approaches. The volume is completed with enlightening notes on genre writing and mass-market publishing.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
An artist book juxtaposing text and image, history and its revision, The Blind Merchant provides the reader with alternative written and drawn narratives to Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice adopting the point of view of Jewish moneylender Shylock.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Fiction
Part fact, part fiction, this collaborative artist's novel is set in the curious town of Kalimpong, India, where past meets present in a multi-layered tale of espionage and the esoteric.

English edition
Errant Bodies – Critical Ear (monographs)
A publishing survey of the diagrams produced by Ricardo Basbaum in recent years. Both autonomous pieces or elements from installations, these diagrams act as interventional tools and visual poems that connect the literary and plastic spaces.

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

English edition
Peep-Hole Sheet
A selection of notes on Cally Spooner's forthcoming novel—shaped as a map of potential starts, plots and snippets of dialogue between possible characters.

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
Dis Voir – Cinema – Script
The script for Joseph, the new film by Peter Greenaway, an ironic portrayal of the figure of Joseph, father of Jesus. Here, God—“the other father”—becomes, in Greenaway's words, “vulnerable to jealousy… since he has a rival on earth.”

English edition
Flash Art
Special issue featuring an original collection of 24 short literary works by visual artists and writers—in addition to the usual contents.

English edition
Diaphanes – Think Art
British novelist Tom McCarthy questions the specific obsession with time in modern and contemporary literature, examining the works of Thomas Pynchon, J. G. Ballard, Maurice Blanchot, Thomas Mann, Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, and William Faulkner. The essay is followed by a conversation with the author in which he discusses his own practice of writing.

English edition
Diaphanes – Literature
The semi-autobiographical account of the life of a young German in the 1960s, between Germany, Israel, and The United States. First translation of philosopher Reiner Schürmann's only literary work, originally published in French in 1976.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Inferno
Inferno sheds a sharp light on the news of contemporary art and scenes. In this issue: Yoko Ono, Fischli & Weiss, Trajal Harrell, Jodorowsky, Cindy Sherman, Sigmar Polke, Dance in New York, Berlin special feature, Philippe Parreno, Paul McCarthy, Ai Weiwei, Castellucci's Moses und Aron, Arty Lisbon, Lyon and Istanbul's Biennials, Winter-Spring 2016 program...

bilingual edition (English / French)
Inferno
The summer / automn issue, with Louise Bourgeois, Adel Abdessemed, Jan Fabre, Judy Chicago, Andres Serrano, Sara Favriau, Camille Henrot, Tino Sehgal, reviews of Angélica Liddell and Nadia Lauro plays, Brussels Kunstenfestival, festival d'Avignon, festival TransAmeriques…

bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
An electrical poem by Charles Plymell first published in 1966 in Lawrence Ferlinghetti's City Lights Journal, with a CD on which Bill Nace plays a music inspired by his own reading of Apocalypse Rose.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
Fifty verses by New-York musician Moondog.

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