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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.

trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Trilingual monograph investigating five film-projects by the French-German duo. The publication features a series of essays and a high-quality photographic documentation.

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Edition Patrick Frey
Mark Thomas Gibson questions the long-lost quest for utopia in the USA through a narrative that brings together the high and low visual languages of painting and comics.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Humboldt Books
Artist and researcher Riccardo Giacconi investigates the relationship between a range of narrative forms (puppetry, street storytellers, flyers and pamphlets) and a series of pre-political acts of revolt staged between Italy and South America. This publication documents his research project and features a series of texts, notes, archives, illustrations, and interviews.

French edition
Incertain Sens – Livres et éditions d'artistes
Eight slogans from the May 68 events in France, in duplex printing (artist's book).

trilingual edition (English / Chinese / French)
Cneai
Slide Shows is a three-volume box set, with over 1.500 original drawings and texts in which Friedman gives his own personal understanding of the multiple ways of thinking the world through a series of “cartoons.”

English edition
Sternberg Press – Solution
Set during the 2011 Occupy movement, the tell of a love revolution started by an army of activists willing to bring justice and equality for all on an intimate level.

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 / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Architecture
The updated chronological compilation of Yona Friedman's plans, sketches, drawings, models, collages, installations, etc., since 1945: a monumental publication which offers a complete overview of the work of one of the greatest artists-architects and urbanist theoreticians today, in its many dimensions (urban, economic, ecological, cultural, social and political).

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
last available copies!
A both poetic and political text which supports the French social movement that began on 31 March 2016.

French edition
<o> future <o>
A collection of texts defining utopia as a place existing only within the domain of language, Utopia gives a synthesis of historical utopias and a snapshot of the 1970-1980's poetic scene.

bilingual edition (English / French), DVD in original version with English / french subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions – Variations sur...
Box set including a book and a film on DVD.

French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An unpublished manuscript, La Ferme radieuse et le centre coopératif (“The Radiant Farm and cooperative center”) describes the country planning project conceived by Le Corbusier and Norbert Bézard in the 1930's.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
Uses and Utopias – The Exhibition in the Pre-Revolutionary Russian Avant-Garde: an essay on the exhibition practice in Russia in the years 1910-1920, and in particular on the relationship between exhibition and public space in the projects of the historical avant-gardes.

English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A book about a fictional architecture office in a modernist social housing complex in Brussels, where real architects and locals worked together to make scale models: a reflection on scale models as spaces of negotiation, on maquettes as places where the desire of the architect is visible without the compromises of reality.

bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press – Monographies et livres d'artistes
Andrea Pichl's photographs, sculptures, and drawings to date, with two essays by Sven Beckstette and Gabriele Knapstein.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An epistemology of historical socialism (politics, natural sciences, humanities and religion in the early XIXth century).

French edition
Captures – Monographies & livres d'artiste
Artist's book, based on the film A Sixth Part of the World by Dziga Vertov (1926).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A study of social utopias (of European origin, mainly French) in Latin America in the 19th century: a contribution to the defense of utopia as a driving force of human progress, against all forms of utilitarianism and pragmatism.

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
A collection of poems dedicated to the Revolutionary Left Movement's struggle against fascism in Chile.

French edition
Al Dante – Poésie & littérature
A dystopian tale describing a guerilla between fascist militias and utopist groups.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
€185.00 €125.00
Special offer for the purchase of Charles Fourier's complete works.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
First monograph: a transversal survey and a critical analysis of the sculptural work of the French artist who questions the suburban destiny of modernist utopias.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Simone Debout's re-edited version of Fourier's essential work.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes

English edition
Errant Bodies – Anthologies
The function of utopian thinking in urban planning and spatial culture (based on the project by Sophie Warren & Jonathan Mosley).

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A critical biography.

French edition
MAMCO – Histoire à l'essai & archives contemporaines
€25.00 €15.00
An introduction to the “work of resistance” of East German dramatist, poet, writer and essayist Heiner Müller.

English edition
JRP|Ringier – Monographies de référence
Reference monograph, including most of Mai-Thu Perret's projects so far, introduced by short captions she has written, as well as newly commissioned essays by Elisabeth Lebovici and Diedrich Diederichsen.

bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
New Dystopia is contemporary author Mark von Schlegell's illustrated screenplay-as-science fiction novel. In conjunction with the curator Alexis Vaillant, von Schlegell curated an exhibition of contemporary art at CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, “Dystopia,” based on his novel's dystopian-present.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Jannink – Wide Open
Artist's book / first monograph.

French edition
Al Dante – Architecture
This publication documents the innovative pedagogic project of the International School Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in Manosque, conceived by architects Jean-Michel Battesti and Rudy Ricciotti.

French edition
Cneai
This artist's book is an illustrated and disenchanted reflection on democracy and its imperfections. Using two different colors, the artist dissociates two layers of meanings—the text and the image—while maintaining a close dialectic.

English edition
Sternberg Press – Solution
Using Dubai as a sort of modernist blank slate for urban and social renewal, Ingo Niermann confronts today's most relevant cultural and technological developments with analytical elixirs that are as pertinent as they are unbelievable.

bilingual edition (English / Italian)
JRP|Ringier – Monographies
Pistoletto's theater and performances.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A visual anthropology study on the Wagenburgs and the Berliner punk community.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
New Marxist perspectives.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on Charles Fourier's legacy through his disciples and "utopian" activists in late XIXth century.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory
A philosophical approach to the image in the margins or outer limits of art (from art brut to experimental art and its political extensions).

texts in English and French
Cneai
Anthology of Yona Friedman's drawings published from 1975 to 1992 in more than thirty countries and in twenty languages. This last volume focuses on the artist's researches on language, interpretation and improvisation within the urban environment.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The first, fundamental work in which Fourier declares his objectives for a world government and economy administered by "Passionate Attraction".

French edition
Les presses du réel – Fabula
An unfinished project by Eisenstein inspired by the deconstruction of traditional architecture and its ideologies.

texts in English and French
Cneai
An anthology of drawings by Yona Friedman published from 1975 to 1992 in more than thirty countries and in twenty languages.

Mathieu Copeland editions
3 Films inspired by a 1924 agit prop play: a choreography performed by artist friends (Amy Granat, Fia Backström...), on a music composed by Steven Parrino.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
A new approach on the Situationist International and its paradoxical myths.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History
This brilliant work studies the notion of modernity as it's been defined at the end of the XIXth century, especially through the analyse of the links between the visual culture and several main social debates of the time such as sexuallity, urban crowd, riots and social control mechanisms, the Republic and the Church, nationalism and militarism.

French edition
Cneai
Twelve films created by the artist and his wife between 1960 and 1963.

German edition
JRP|Ringier – Livres & éditions d'artistes
Two discussions about Karl Marx by the famous slovenian philosopher, illustrated by the German artist.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Kamel Mennour
A full documentation on the collaborative project between Yona Friedman and Camille Henrot.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Mix
temporarily out of stock
The catalogue of the exhibition “I've heard about” by architectural firm R&Sie(n): a documentation on a collaborative project of an organic utopian city associating architecture and visual arts.

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