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French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents
forthcoming
The essays gathered in this volume explore interactivity in art, in a historical and interdisciplinary perspective.

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Nieves
First published in 1964, this wordless and colorful picture book is a tale of friendship between a pink bird and an orange fish. The illustrations by Swiss artist Peter Wezel are rendered with a deliberate childlike naiveté which will delight children and adults alike.

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Incertain Sens – Artist's books and editions
This leporello is the result of a collective photographic stream of consciousness based on a project lead by the Bureau d'investigation photographique: In random order, each member of the group opts for an image to which the following member answers by association and according to his own subjectivity.

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Exploring the relationship between the Situationist International and the museum.

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)
This catalogue revolves around the transcript of a long length conversation between the French artist and art critic Irmeline Lebeer, structured as an illustrated abécédaire.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Following the artists' previous series of life-size puppets in Die Schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern, this new publication presents a collection of one hundred sixty-four small puppets, each having a unique look.

English edition
Petzel
This catalogue brings together a selection of early paintings by the american artist, accompanied by an essay illustrated with archival images.

English edition
Diaphanes – Sequenzia
Why do computer games exist? A historical and epistemological study of the computer game.

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
The young Albert Einstein has a very important job: he must deliver electricity to the big Oktoberfest celebration in Munich. As he hurries from one merry-go-round to another, nothing seems to be going as planned. With his sister, Maja, Heinrich the dog, and Niels Bohr, a qualified dwarf-thrower, can he win a battle against the laws of the universe? The key just may lie in the question of whether a dumpling can fly faster than light (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
Discovering the id, ego, and superego with Dr. Freud (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
Diogenes as a dog (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

bilingual edition (texts in French and in English)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Constructed around three themes—an essay, a series of interviews, and an exhibition catalogue—this publication studies the links between contemporary art and sport with a specific focus on the notion of game.

Boabooks
Rrr reproduces typewritten pages written by conceptual artist Ulises Carrión in 1972. In his early linguistic exercises, Carrión played with the notion of learning by sounds and poetry. By creating his own onomatopoeia and sequences of repetition, he expresses his playful attitude towards poetry.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Postmodernism and gift culture: everyday objects in contemporary art since the 1960s.

French edition
(SIC) – Continental Rift
Conceptual art in the United States (1965-1975): theoretical tools and European influence.

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.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Documenting Ian Cheng's latest “live simulations”—virtual living ecosystems in autonomous evolution—this monograph engages in a dialogue between art, new technologies and neurosciences.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Retrospective monographs
Retrospective monograph on all Beckman's video works since the 1970s.

English edition
Terranova
Postcards from Home documents the encounters between Roc Herms and several different avatars during his years of participation in a virtual world created for Playstation 3.

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
1914. Europe is at war. The experts on deciphering code and secret writing are wild with excitement: What in the world can be the meaning of those incomprehensible notes scribbled by secret agent Ludwig Wittgenstein? The young scholar himself is unable to help them—he is hunting a wild beast, a figure of dubious existence… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
On a long, cold winter night, more than three hundred years ago, Mister Descartes is suddenly beset by profound doubts: Can I trust my senses, or am I fooled by illusions? Is there an Evil Genius behind all things? What if the outside world is only a dream? Is my own existence nothing but the product of my imagination? (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
What can I know? What should I do? What may I hope? What's for dinner? More than two hundred years ago, on a day that takes quite a peculiar course, Professor Kant is working hard to give an answer to all these questions. Not only the morning papers, but also a slightly perfumed letter get in his way however. As a result, he even forgets to go out on his regular digestive walk—and everything goes off the rails… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
Hannah Arendt is not at all keen to build an edifice of ideas or to develop abstract concepts. Rather, she gets on to the stage herself! To enter the scene of her little theater means to take matters into her own hands, take responsibility, to act. In short: Thinking is acting! Whereas the bureaucrats can conceive of only one thing: to build a world out of paper (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Anthologies & Art Theory
Through numerous previously unpublished pictures and essays, this publication explores the history of the playground as it was shaped by education, architecture, art, and politics, and pays tribute to the most important figures, many of them forgotten today.

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.

Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A selection of radiophonic works from 2003 to 2011, completed with a 36-page booklet and 4 essays by Bosetti himself, Gregory Whitehead and Ksenija Stefanovic.

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
The Futures of Screen: an aesthetic and technical analysis.

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

trilingual edition (English / Khmer / French)
Jeu de Paume
A “monologue” by the Cambodian photographer who offers an intimate reflection on the traumas of the recent history of his country.

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Nieves
These three thin volumes feature drawings by legendary illustrator Tomi Ungerer selected from his sixties sketchbooks. In the likes of fabulists, Ungerer portrays the animal kingdom (elephants, whales, kangaroos and a handful of camels) to satirize with humour the manners of his contemporaries.

English edition
Nieves
Nieves reissues Frank Asch's famous children's book, originally published in 1972.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Alexandre da Cunha plays the Drawing Room Confessions.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Bruce McLean plays the Drawing Room Confessions.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Richard Wentworth plays the Drawing Room Confessions.

English edition
Nero
A selection of xerox copies coming from original drawings reproduced by hand fifty times by twenty artists as part of an editorial game organized by Fabio Marco Micheli and Gigotti Pirovino in 2014 (limited edition).

English edition
Petzel
A large selection of drawings from Brauntuch's early carreer, based upon iconographic resources from the Third Reich.

English edition
GAMeC
Closer to a teen magazine than a classic publication, this catalogue / artist's book by one of the most influential artists of the new media generation features a series of essays by international curators and artists, and exhibition views, alongside elements typical of publications targeting a young audience, such as posters and stickers.

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
For those who look for truth: On the origins of Western philosophy (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

English edition
Diaphanes – Plato & Co.
The ghost of Karl Marx makes a solemn vow to give the story of the class conflict a happy ending by fighting the Market, that infernal magician (an illustrated philosophy book for children).

bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Ringier – Catalogues, Biennales & Collections
This catalogue interrogates the notion of play in contemporary art, bringing together artists who use formats and imagery from popular culture usually addressed to children or teenagers.

Shelter Press – Books
Mottled sausages, icy landscapes with worms that seem to have died trying to make it over hurdles, portals to impossible lands: welcome to the accidental world of ceramist and drawer Anne Brugni.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History

French edition
MAMCO – Historical essays & contemporary archives
The cinematic essay thought as a hybrid form between fiction and documentary, cinema and contemporary art: a cartography of the contemporary cinematic essay in 47 critical texts written by filmmakers, artists, historians and art theoreticians.

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

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Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The Coloring Book by Dr. Lakra is the first BOM DIA Kinder book, a new series of children books made by artists.

English edition
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Luis Camnitzer plays the Drawing Room Confessions.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Catalogues
Catalogue of the exhibition inspired by G. K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday (works by Robert Crumb, Jeremy Deller, James Ensor, Gilbert & George, Rodney Graham, Mike Kelley, Joachim Koester, Bruce Nauman, Tony Oursler, Félix Vallotton, Lawrence Weiner...).

JRP|Ringier – Bureau des Videos (DVD)
Ericka Beckman's Super-8 Piaget trilogy: We Imitate; We Break Up (1978); The Broken Rule (1979); and Out of Hand (1980).

Nieves
temporarily out of stock
This set of cards features 50 drawings by Masanao Hirayama, each of them printed twice. It can be played as a memory game, or as the Japanese card game Karuta, or simply as a game with your own rules.

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