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United Dead Artists
Set in a grotesque and colorful decorum, the new kaleidoscopic visions of Keiichi Tanaami intertwine the obsessional patterns of the great Japanese master—eyes, military aircraft, eroticized flesh, and pop culture icons.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographs and artists' books
Monographic catalogue showcasing the under-recognized work of Brazilian-Japanese artist Lydia Okumura, who, for almost fifty years, has explored the realm of geometric abstraction

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Perfect Cherry Blossom presents the first and long-awaited collaboration between British artist Oliver Payne and Japanese pop artist Keiichi Tanaami. For this new series, Payne has reworked original drawings by Tanaami, adding stickers featuring motifs from Japanese “bullet hell” video games.

bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
Perrotin
A well documented bilingual (English / Japanese) publication presenting ten recent paintings by the artist, and highlighting the special relationship between Pierre Soulages and Japan, where his work was exhibited very early in his career and quickly enjoyed significant recognition. A unique catalogue, published on the occasion of the opening of Perrotin Tokyo.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse – Mousse Publishing (books)
Catalogue of the first European retrospective dedicated to a major figure in Japanese contemporary art. Situations focuses on Suga's entire career, among the prime movers of 1960s group Mono-ha, and documenting over twenty of his installations, dating from 1969 to the present.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Third publication in the framework of the “Transphère” Exhibition cycle, this catalogue documents a work by Rei Naito, a Japanese artist who has built an international reputation with her minimalist and conceptual creations. The installation Émotions de croire (The emotion of belief) is a moving reflection on the atomic bomb, and a place of mourning and hope.

Sub Rosa
In September 2015, Japanese legend Keiji Haino played with two of Belgium's most active and valued musicians: keyboardist Jozef Dumoulin and drummer Teun Verbruggen. The Miracles Of Only One Thing is a deep and intense testimony of this meeting.

Sub Rosa
In September 2015, Japanese legend Keiji Haino played with two of Belgium's most active and valued musicians: keyboardist Jozef Dumoulin and drummer Teun Verbruggen. The Miracles Of Only One Thing is a deep and intense testimony of this meeting.

Sub Rosa
Audio project based on field recordings which took place in various locations in New York, U.S.A, Gotland, Sweden, Rio De Janeiro, Brasil and the Greek countryside. Featuring soprano Irini Kyriakidou, this electronic immersive piece is fully part of Novi_sad's visual approach of sound.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
First monograph dedicated to guitarist and singer Keiji Haino—the cursed angel of the Japanese underground rock scene, with a previously unpublished CD (Haino solo & Fushitsusha).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A critical analysis of Hijikata Tatsumi's Butoh dance.

trilingual edition (English / Japanese / French)
Anarchive
The groundbreaking work of Masaki Fujihata presented as an immersive intermedia experience through augmented reality technology (retrospective monograph under the form of a ring binder, with a dedicated AR application).

English edition
Sternberg Press – History, Criticism and Theory
Felicity D. Scott reconsiders the learnings of Bernard Rudofsky on vernacular architecture in the light of his relation with Japan.

English edition
Sub Rosa
Five immersive audiovisual works that combine digitally generated visuals by Kurokawa and sound explorations by Thanasis Kaproulias (working under the moniker Novi_sad). An impressive body of work which explores the aesthetics of data and the visual representation of economic crisis.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
Carlo Mollino's photographs of a Japan in between tradition and modernity during the 1970 Universal Exposition.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
New monograph: a photographic documentation on the site-specific works Under the Water at the Centre Pompidou Metz and gallery Kamel Mennour, completed with visual archives covering over thirty years of practice (1979-2015), and a focus on the artist's roof installations from 1995 to 2015.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Catalogue of a project designed for Maison de la culture du Japon in Paris as part of the “Transphere” Exhibition cycle. Atelier Bow-Wow and Didier Fiuza Faustino have long explored the issue of the habitat, inventing innovative and often provocative “machinery / habitats”. Here they have come together to create a “magical environment”.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
The catalogue of Daito Manabe & Motoi Ishibashi's first exhibition in France. On this occasion they created an installation using LED lights and smartphones—a new work combining the real and the virtual, the seen and the unseen. This volume also gives an overall comprehension of Manabe and Ishibashi's practice: together they merge art and technology in projects that are at the cutting edge of innovation.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An introduction to the work of a pioneer in media, cinema and sport criticism in Japan, whose thinking deeply marked the counter-culture movements of the 60's.

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Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A series of short visual stories designed with refinement by Japanese artist Koyama, whose subtle's pencil stroke, narrative use of geometric forms and application to render textures contributed to build a most fascinating artist's book.

bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
Here and there
Contributions by Bless, Elein Fleiss, Susan Cianciolo, Yurie Nagashima, Pascale Gatzen, Ryoko Aoki, Takashi Homma, Nobuhiro Shimura, Yukinori Maeda.

Nieves
Sport shows & jubilating fans drawn with minimalism (artist's book).

United Dead Artists
This series of debauchery scenes between degenerative monsters and humans set in a nightmarish decorum of bloodied corpses, exposed organs, feces, secretions, and cabalistic signs constitute the new hellish visions of Kasahara.

United Dead Artists
temporarily out of stock
With Grotesque female creatures, atomic lightbeams, skulls, Pop monsters and ukiyo-e decoration... These polychromic hallucinations of a Master of Psychedelic art were inspired by a near-death experience.

French edition
Franciscopolis
Geographer, orientalist and philosopher Augustin Berque exposes the eastern foundation of his reflection on mesology, redefining the being (and the human subject) in its relation to the environment.

trilingual edition (English / Japanese / French)
Bat / <o> future <o>
The reprint of two out-of-print artist's books self-published in the 80's by the Japanese artists collective The Play, with a previously unreleased documentation.

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Boabooks
temporarily out of stock
Artist's book.

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

bilingual edition (German / French), German / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Books-DVDs
The collaborative construction process of the “wood log tower” designed by Tadashi Kawamata in Ittingen Charterhouse, a former Carthusian monastery in Switzerland, developed with the architect Christopher Scheidegger.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Peep-Hole Sheet
A reflection on the problematic of temporality, from an analysis of On Kawara's practice, also revealing certain important aspects of Cesarco's working methods.

bilingual edition (English / French), English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Books-DVDs
The collaborative construction and deconstruction process of the tower designed by Tadashi Kawamata for the Parc de la Villette in Paris.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
This first monograph devoted to the work of the Japanese artist Tomoaki Suzuki approaches the artist's sculptural work in all its distinctive aspects and numerous details. These are put into perspective by two essays and an interview, at a time when urban signs are suffering from immediate ageing, marked by “whatever singularity” in the age of social networks.

a.p.r.e.s editions – Books-DVDs
€54.00 €45.00
Box set bringing together three books / DVDs devoted to Tadashi Kawamata's wood constructions: Scheiterturm (2014), Collective Folie (2014), and Workshop (2008).

United Dead Artists
A series of surgical experiments on creatures with genetic disorders resulting from a hypothetical interbreeding between aliens and humans: a crude transhumanist nightmare by Wataru Kasahara.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
First monograph in a Western language on the subversive and radical Japanese avant-garde group Zero Jigen.

texts in English / Greek / French
Peep-Hole Sheet
A series of letters written by Christodoulos Panayiotou during a stay in Japan.

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Nieves
A series of portraitures of arbitrarily selected people drawn with a single stroke of a ballpoint pen.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographs
Comprehensive monograph.

English edition
Nieves
The Animas Report series, including a supplement booklet.

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A group of recently discovered sculptural works created by the Japanese pop-art pioneer Keiichi Tanaami in the 1980s.

English edition
Nero
The catalogue of Koki Tanaka's exhibition for the Japan Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.

bilingual edition (Japanese + translation booklet in French)
United Dead Artists
“Romance” mûre is a dark cartoon influenced by various elements of Japanese folklore (supernatural creatures, samurai), J-Horror and Otaku countercultures, art brut and collage. The strips are invaded by coral and plant forms and depict a world of young schoolgirls struggling with monsters, rotten or decapitated bodies, ghosts...

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
New revised edition. Kawamata's main in situ installations all over the world, a complete documentation on the Carton Worshop, Tree Huts and Field Works projects, with numerous illustrations and three essays.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
Part essay, part autobiography, the first book by Japanese filmmaker Daïchi Saïto offers a reflection on the artist's life, career and practice. With a foreword by André Habib, professor of film studies at the University of Montreal and a specialist in experimental cinema.

Nieves
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.

Jannink – L'art en écrit
Artist's book (Tadashi Kawamata compiles, like a scrapbook, photographs taken from newspaper reporting natural disasters, terrorist attacks or accidents), with an original artwork signed by the artist.

United Dead Artists
Variations on the theme of masculine desire: three short comic stories from Ebisu's off-the-wall universe.

French edition
Jannink – L'art en écrit
Artist's book: Tadashi Kawamata compiles, like a scrapbook, photographs taken from newspaper reporting natural disasters, terrorist attacks or accidents.

French edition
Editions Lutanie
Five interviews with Tadashi Kawamata.

trilingual edition (English / Japanese / French)
Anarchive
First comprehensive monograph dedicated to the Japanese artist's fog sculptures: a luxurious box set gathering an annotated catalogue of Nakaya's Fog Works created for public spaces all over the world (as well as her video works and paintings), a video DVD and an interactive DVD-ROM.

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