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bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
forthcoming

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United Dead Artists
The Japanese master's new large-format artist's book: a graphic hallucination on 40 pages of Bichrocolor collage drawings.

English edition
Diaphanes – Hors-série
An essential book for readers engaged with film and performance, urban cultures and architecture, and Japan's experimental art and its histories.

English edition
Nieves
temporarily out of stock
Artist's book.

Edition Telemark
temporarily out of stock
This double LP is released in an edition of 300 and includes two solo vocal pieces by Flux artist Takako Saito, two more vocal pieces in which Saito's voice interacts with the sounds of an everyday event, and two non-vocal sound pieces. It is housed in a full-color sleeve and includes one insert with liner notes by Saito, a poster, and four postcards.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A detailed investigation into the Japanese noise scene (Japanoizu), with a sharp critical eye and an in-depth knowledge of local sources, by a specialist of alternative cultures and experimental musics in Japan.

English edition
Kamel Mennour
This catalogue focuses on an immersive one-year project in Portugal, centered around questions of global ecology and tourism. Kawamata's large scale installation integrates both plastic residues and abandoned boats collected on Portugal's shores during beach cleaning campaigns. The publication features a text by the artist, exhibition views, and a section documenting related projects made by Kawamata throughout his career.

English edition
Kaph Books
60 black and white photos taken in Lebanon, accompanied by poems by the artist.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Monographies
Fully documenting Koki Tanaka's latest video & photo project, this publication focuses on a pressing issue from the artist's native country—the mutual incomprehension and mistrust between Zainichi Koreans and ethnic Japanese—to plead for vigilance when it comes to racism and discrimination.

English edition
JRP|Editions – Livres & éditions d'artistes
This new publication by avant-garde artist and cultural icon Yoko Ono combines never-before-published texts and invitation pieces written in 2016–2018 with drawings from the “Franklin Summer” series she started in 1994.

bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
miscellaneous
On the occasion of this 13th issue, the Japanese artist asked 46 participating artists to cultivate a hyacinth, and to give an account of this experience through artistic gestures, including paintings, photographs, poetry, haiku, essays, and observation diaries (with Yukinori Maeda, Masanao Hirayama, Benjamin Sommerhalder, Susan Cianciolo…).

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
This publication presents a project by Linda Fregni Nagler about the photographic “School of Yokohama”, which emerged during the Meiji era in Japan. Over the past ten years, the artist has collected hand-colored photographs of this period representing Mount Fuji. She re-photographed them, printed them and colored them by hand, according to colorization method of that time.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
This first monograph accompanies a series of videos inspired by the Metabolist utopist architecture movement, created in 1959 in Japan. The videos bring together several portraits of Japanese towns, combining digital images with filmed or photographed images of social and urban reality.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
This catalogue presents an unpublished series of work by Tomoko Yoneda: the Japanese photographer has followed in the footsteps of Albert Camus, through Algeria and France, carrying on her reflection on the memory of places by way of her sensitive and poetic photographs. It is a subtle evocation of the youth of the author of “The Stranger.”

Second Editions
Originally conceived for live context employing high volume playback and extended duration, Conduit pushes the parameters of musical composition and perception. Minimal in construction, applying high frequency staccatissimo that gradually turns in on itself, Kaori Suzuki's latest output delivers a striking twenty-six minutes of intoxicating computer music. A remarkable statement.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
This collection of texts offers a philosophical and textual analysis of the work of butō dance creator, Hijikata Tatsumi. The author, the philosopher and translator Uno Kuniichi, gives a deterritorializing reading of the Japanese dancer and choreographer, linking him to figures like Genet or Artaud, while restoring his own specificity.

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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 – Histoire, critique et théorie
temporarily out of stock
This publication documents a workshop by Atelier Bow-Wow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Yoshi Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima of the Tokyo-based firm asked students to create a pencil drawing which would record their considerations on their surroundings. The resulting discussion with professor K. Michael Hays reflected on architecture as a central means of practicing livelihood and on the development of an “architectural ethnography.”

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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
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

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 (livres)
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
Exhibition catalogue dedicated to the meeting of two of the most innovative fashion designers in Japan, Keisuke Kanda and Kunihiko Morinaga.

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.

Shelter Press – Disques
The Japanese sound artist's second album is the result of a ten-year investigation on the sound properties of water, in line with her previous LP in 2009. Based on the use of waterbowls—porcelain bowls filled with water and amplified via hydrophones—her musical practice is now enriched with experiments with the environment and hydrophonic feedback.

Shelter Press – Disques
The Japanese sound artist's second album is the result of a ten-year investigation on the sound properties of water, in line with her previous LP in 2009. Based on the use of waterbowls—porcelain bowls filled with water and amplified via hydrophones—her musical practice is now enriched with experiments with the environment and hydrophonic feedback.

Sub Rosa
€15.00 €11.00
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.

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.

French edition
Centre National de la Danse – Recherches (livres numériques)
A fascinating reflection on the reception of butoh dance in France.

French edition
L’Incroyable – Les Minis (livres)
The “Mini” series is the natural extension of the magazine L'Incroyable. Each book immerses itself in the youth of artists through an interview about their teenage years. This inaugural issue is dedicated to filmmakers couple Alain Della Negra & Kaori Kinoshita.

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).

trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
Rue du Bouquet
This photographic book is the result of several trips to Japan: walks in Tokyo, road trip in the Japanese Alps, wandering on the coast of Shizuoka Prefecture… Photographer Yann Audic explores Japan from the perspective of the outsider, mainly focusing on extraordinary banality, everyday things, and the commonplace.

English edition
Sub Rosa
last available copies!
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.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Histoire, critique et théorie
Felicity D. Scott reconsiders the learnings of Bernard Rudofsky on vernacular architecture in the light of his relation with Japan.

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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Toupée
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)
miscellaneous
Contributions by Bless, Elein Fleiss, Susan Cianciolo, Yurie Nagashima, Pascale Gatzen, Ryoko Aoki, Takashi Homma, Nobuhiro Shimura, Yukinori Maeda.

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.

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

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)
<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.

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

bilingual edition (German / French), German / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Livres-DVD
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.

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