Les presses du réel – editions
 
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Vertiges des temps - Dialogue entre l\'art contemporain et l\'archéologie
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective exploration of the relationship between contemporary art and archeology.
Armelle Talbot - Variations Fassbinder - Images d\'Allemagne, désirs de cinéma
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
forthcoming
A philosophico-cinematographic journey through Fassbinder's filmic oeuvre, from the avant-garde daring of 1968 to the fallout of the leaden years ten years later.
Jonathan Crary - L\'écorchement du monde - Pour en finir avec l\'ère numérique : vers un monde post-capitaliste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
forthcoming
Refusing the digital world of late capitalism.
Eyal Weizman - L\'art de la contre-enquête - Esthétiques de l\'investigation – Politiques de vérité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
forthcoming
A new field of counter-investigation across journalism, human rights, art and law.
Arts, écologies, transitions - Un abécédaire
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An "ABC of the arts in transition" examining the ecological turn of the arts, the outcome of long-term collective research into the fundamental elements running through the art world and, more generally, the aesthetic and social universe in the current ecological crisis.
Jacques Donguy - Catalogue raisonné de l\'œuvre de Jean-François Bory
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Marc Hurtado - De cœur à cœur
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A large survey of Marc Hurtado's cinematographic, musical, poetic and plastic work, with texts by some thirty authors, artists, critics, poets and musicians from all over the world (Lydia Lunch, Pascal Comelade, Nicolas Ballet, F.J. Ossang, Kris Needs, Nick Soulsby, Nicole Brenez, Vincent Deville, Romain Perrot, Alexandre Breton, Marie Möör...).
Lionel Marchetti - En cheminant avec La Noire à soixante, une composition de musique concrète de Pierre Henry
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Makis Solomos - Pour une écologie de la musique et du son - Le vivant, le mental et le social dans la musique, les arts sonores et les artivismes d\'aujourd\'hui
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An exploration of the ecologies of music and sound, from an ecosophical and emancipatory perspective.
Morgan Labar - La gloire de la bêtise - Régression et superficialités dans les arts depuis la fin des années 1980
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
A history of stupidity (deliberate and sometimes even claimed) in the arts.
Ješa Denegri - The Yugoslav Art Space - Denegri in the First Person
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A critical introduction to the life and work of Yugoslav modernist and conceptual art's foremost exponent Ješa Denegri.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A much-needed mapping of the Indian art scene.
Ed Ruscha - A Reader
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
Renewing our understanding of Ruscha's art.
Uno Kuniichi - Artaud pensée et corps
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2024
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Eleven years after the publication of the first volume of Feminine Futures in 2011, this sequel explores the dance history of abstraction in the feminine, during the first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Lieux et milieux des arts vivants - Performer l\'institution
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
A polyphonic approach to the emergence, since the 2000s, of new institutional forms dedicated to performative artistic practices.
Anne-Marie Minella - Les artistes et le textile
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An overview of the use of textile in contemporary visual arts around the world.
Servin Bergeret - Iris Clert - singulièrement galeriste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fama
forthcoming
This monographic essay explores Iris Clert, an unclassifiable and emblematic figure of the 1960s artistic avant-garde.
Construire un Matrimoine de la BD - Créations, mobilisations et transmissions des femmes dans le neuvième art, en Europe et en Amérique
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
forthcoming
The first scientific work to trace the history of female comic strip creators, for the (re)valorization of women's heritage.
Élisée Reclus - Abécédaire Reclus - Les 101 mots d\'Élisée
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
A glossary of themes running through the work of Élisée Reclus (1830-1905), reflecting the contemporary relevance and diversity of the anarchist geographer's thought.
Jehanne Denogent - Palimpsestes africains - Primitivisme littéraire et avant-gardes (Paris, 1901-1924)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The notion of primitivism rethought to highlight the role of the African referent in the development of the artistic and literary avant-garde in Europe.
L’Art dans la vie - Le constructivisme et le productivisme russe dans les textes
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of the constructivist movement, bringing together newly translated or previously unpublished writings by artists and theorists, accompanied by numerous illustrations and an extensive critical apparatus: this reference volume sheds new light on the multiplicity and diversity of the approaches of constructivism and productivism in the 1920s-30, and provides a major contribution to the studies of the Soviet avant-garde.
Enzo Mari - 25 façons de planter un clou
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design/Théories
forthcoming
Marion Laval-Jeantet - Microbiota - Créer et soigner
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
forthcoming
Marion Laval-Jeantet's research into therapeutic care continues her work with Benoît Mangin under the name of Object-Oriented Art on microbiota, at the crossroads of scientific art, biology, anthropology, psychology and ethology.
Jacques Donguy - De Jeff Golyscheff à Stelarc - De l\'avant-garde à la post-humanité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
A collection of texts and interviews, some previously unpublished, covering a period of 40 years, with rare illustrations.
Florence Pazzottu - Frères numains - Discours aux classes intermédiaires
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
forthcoming
A both poetic and political text which supports the French social movement that began on 31 March 2016.
Kenzō Tange - Architectes des Jeux de Tokyo
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
forthcoming
A presentation of the fascinating architectural legacy of the Tokyo Olympic Games through two iconic buildings, the Yoyogi Olympic Gymnasium and the New National Stadium, highlighting the two world-renowned Japanese architects behind these projects: Kenzō Tange and Kengo Kuma.
Akasegawa Genpei - Anatomie du Tomason
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first French translation of the texts of the Japanese artist and writer Akasegawa Genpei (Katsuhiko Akasegawa, aka Otsuji Katsuhiko, 1937-2014), a figure of the Tokyo avant-garde of the 1960s, on the concept of Tomason, with a rich iconography.
Objets à l\'état vif - Entre dynamiques sociales et pratiques artistiques
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A collective reflection on the question of objects in artistic situations, at the crossroads of art history and theory, social sciences and artistic practices.
Edward J. Sullivan - Modernités américaines (1910-1960)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An audacious account of the ways in which the arts in the Americas were modernized during the first half of the 20th century.
Pierre Schaeffer - À la recherche de Pierre Schaeffer - Portrait(s)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast selection of theoretical, philosophical and literary writings by Pierre Schaeffer, accompanied by testimonies of various personalities, providing a privileged entry into the multidimensional universe of the composer, engineer, theorist and radio man, whose tutelary shadow is constantly cast on the landscape of sound creation.
Strange Design
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design/Théories
A history of critical design in four episodes: the Italian radical design of the late 1970s; the Dutch conceptual design of the 1990s; the English critical design of the 2000s, and the contemporary scene (with contributions by Bless, Didier Faustino, Alessandro Mendini, Gianni Pettena…).
Jamie Allen - Infrastructures critiques
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
How do we perceive and think about the infrastructures that condition the ways in which we perceive, think and experience our world? Four essays by Jamie Allen, whose experiments as artist and researcher cross media, disciplines and borders, that invite us to make visible the backstage work of the digitized world, and to think (post)critically about the very notion of critique.
Chantal Guillaume - Fourier ou l\'utopie en réel
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
Charles Fourier or utopia as reality.
Matthieu Renault - Maîtres et esclaves - Archives du Laboratoire d\'analyse des Mythologiques de la modernité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Second reading
An experimental fictional ("post-apocalyptic") anthropology of philosophy, focusing on the dialectic of master and slave, itself understood as myth.
Jean-Luc Nancy - Sexpositions
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
A series of exchanges relating to questions of gender, sexual difference and sexualities, enabling not only a rereading of Jean-Luc Nancy's corpus and its developments through the prism of what Nancy has called sexistence, but also the reinscription of the elaboration of this concept in a web of biographical elements and, hence, an exploration of the philosopher's actual sexistence.
Littérature et design - Visualités et visualisations du texte en régime numérique
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Figures
New visualities and visualizations of literature in the digital age: the possible contributions of design thinking to literary theory.
Serge Guilbaut - Ping-pong culturel existentiel - France – États-Unis (1944-1947)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A genuine investigation, in the opposite direction to the narrative imposed by art historians, of artistic, cultural and political developments in the Western world after the Second World War, between Paris and New York.
L\'art des charpentiers japonais - Au cœur de l\'architecture en bois traditionnelle
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
This volume presents a little-known facet of Japanese culture: the know-how of traditional wooden architecture.
Vanessa Theodoropoulou - Le Monde en situation - La révolte sensible de l\'Internationale situationniste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An in-depth historical study of the artistic and political project of the Situationist International (1952-1972).
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
Reference monograph of the most renowned Japanese artist-poet of the 20th century in Europe and the United States, active since the 1920s, a figure of visual poetry, linked to all the European and American literary and artistic avant-gardes, with numerous illustrations.
Out of the Grid - Italian Zine 1978-2006
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
currently out of stock
Out of the Grid presents a critical selection of 100 Italian zines from 1978 to 2006 that display a broad spectrum of social, political, aesthetic, and technological changes in the use of language and communication strategies across the territory of self publishing.
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