Cneai

Publications by the National Center of Edition and Printed Art.
 
Pantin
 
40 titles
 
Kino/Atelier - Program
2020
English edition
A book produced in conjunction with Bauer Verlag's eponymous series of screenings at the Studio/Cinema in Brooklyn, with about 25 contributions.
Claude Closky - Solutions
2020
French edition
Artist's book.
SNA - SorcièreNuAnonyme
2019
French edition
A reflection on the value of speech and anonymity as well as on the authority at work in the distribution of knowledge.
Alexandre Périgot - Mon nom est personne
2018
French edition
Catalogue / artist's book gathering 137 anonymous works from the 16th century to nowadays coming from the collections of the MUCEM – The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations in Marseille.
Yona Friedman - Slide Shows (3 books box set)
2016
trilingual edition (English / French / Chinese)
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.”
Jan Wenzel - Labyrinth - Four Times Through the labyrinth
2014
English edition
Transcript of four lectures given in Leipzig in 2010 regarding an installation Olaf Nicolai made in Paris back in 1998. This publication revolves around the theme of the labyrinth and its various manifestations and associations—from the Minotaur to geographical maps and Ikea's assembly instructions.
Antoine Dufeu - Blancs
2014
French edition
This artist's book provides with a series of URL links—all leading to selected articles and posts. A labyrinthine and experimental narrative existing in three formats. This is the book version.
Jef Geys - Kempens Informatieboek
2013
French edition
An artist's book / coloring book exploring various themes (world, body, masculinity, dream, the great priestesses of art history, objects, home).
Gérard Collin-Thiébaut - L\'Inextricable ouvrage - Catalogue raisonné – Vol. 2 – 1971-1980
2013
French edition
The second volume of the comprehensive monograph / artist's book dedicated to Gérard Collin-Thiébaut takes a look back at the artist's works from the seventies.
Yona Friedman - Démocratie
2011
French edition
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.
Edouard Boyer - Blanche
2010
no text
The artist invited hospitalized teenagers to work on a theatre and drawing project based on Snow White.
Yona Friedman - Manuels - Vol. 3
2009
texts in English and French
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.
Leah Singer - We\'ll know when we get there (vinyl LP)
2009
A sound piece recorded during two residencies at Cneai, Chatou, in 2007 & 2008—featuring illustrations by the artists and two essays by curators Sylvie Boulanger and Daniel Kurjakovic.
Gérard Collin-Thiébaut - L\'Inextricable ouvrage - Catalogue raisonné – Vol. 1 – 1961-1969
2009
French edition
Artist's book / comprehensive monograph gathering the works of Gérard Collin-Thiébaut—commented and illustrated by the artist—from its first scribbles as a child until 2009. The first volume focuses on his works from 1961 to 1969.
Ernest T. - La vie d\'artiste
2009
French edition
In La vie d'artiste, the reading of photo-stories is altered by the addition of a contrasting narration about contemporary art so that each phrase becomes an absurd, humorous slogan.
Yona Friedman - Manuels - Vol. 2
2008
texts in English and French
An anthology of drawings by Yona Friedman published from 1975 to 1992 in more than thirty countries and in twenty languages.
Michalis Pichler - W. D. A. O. V. T. O. P. N. N. M. T. B. V - Working Drawing and Other Visible Things On Paper Not Necessarily Meant To Be Viewed
2008
English edition
A selection of Xerox printed preliminary works by artists—based on the 1966 book by Mel Bochner following the iconic conceptual art exhibition “Working Drawing And Other Visible Things On Paper Not Necessarily Meant To Be Viewed As Art”.
Yona Friedman - Films d\'animation - 1960-1963 (DVD)
2008
French edition
Twelve films created by the artist and his wife between 1960 and 1963.
Pascale Murtin - (Dé)bris / (Dé)collages
2007
French edition
Illustrated puns accompanied by a DVD with thirteen musical video clips sung by artist Nelly Maurel.
 Continuous Project - Continuous Project #08 - The Final Issue
2006
bilingual edition (English / French)
Produced as part of a Continuous Project residence, the collective's final publication brings together contributions from artists, philosophers and art critics around the relationship between art and politics.
Mission Impossible
2006
French edition
The literary and poetry magazine's first and unique issue is dedicated to fiction. Featuring artists, writers, academics and choreographers Félicia Atkinson, Alexandra Baudelot, Manuel Joseph, John Giorno, Michel Chion, Véronique Pittolo, Edouard Levé, Boris Achour, Bernard Heidsieck…
Guy de Cointet - A Few Drawings
2005
(last copies available!)
Facsimile reissue of the original graphic poetry book self-published in 1975 by Guy de Cointet.
 Jean-Baptiste Bruant & Maria Spangaro - Dispositif sonore pour écouter radicalement les anges (CD)
2005
A musical project in collaboration with hospitalized teenagers as part of a “Culture and Handicap” program.
Patate
2005
French edition
Patate is a magazine dedicaded to graphism and poetry edited by French punk graphic design pionneer Pascal Doury.
Bruno Serralongue - Spillovers
2005
no text
80.00 40.00 €
Artist's book (leporello).
 Bernadette Genée & Alain Le Borgne - Les Impressionnants
2005
French edition
Gathering images and texts, this artist's book sums up two years of work with French disabled war veterans.
Christophe Fiat - Action ! (7\
2004
An electric rock performance seen as an attempt to free literature from the realm of the book (illustration cover by Thomas Hirschhorn).
Esther Hoareau - Ocean Camp
2004
French edition
An imaginary odyssey through Réunion Island and Antarctica, inspired by the life of explorer Ernest Shackleton.
 Documentation Céline Duval - Les images de Guy - Reculer pour mieux aimer
2004
French edition
A series of nostalgic family photographs set in exteriors with protagonists shot from behind.
 Bernadette Genée & Alain Le Borgne - Couvre-chefs - Cent trois képis militaires
2004
French edition
More than one hundred images of the inside of kepi hats from legionnaires at the Aubagne Foreign Legion, France (artist's book).
Edouard Boyer - Snowi is not Willem
2004
French edition
This artist's book is part of the Snowi project, a digital bank image of more than 1500 images drawn in the style of press cartoonist Willem by artist Edouard Boyer. Boyer's interest in issues such as authenticity and property in art is the starting point of this project opened to diverse protagonists.
Edouard Boyer - Snowi Journal
2004
French edition
A journalistic treatment of drawings made by Edouard Boyer in the style of press illustrator Willem.
Charles Pennequin - Je me jette (book + DVD)
2004
French edition
Artist's book born from the encounter between Charles Pennequin's texts and the intimate immediacy of Pascal Doury's sketchbooks. The DVD features the film Je me jette as well as four other videos.
François Curlet - Catalogue
2003
French edition
Catalogue / Artist's book: a series of 80 works by François Curlet and a publicity flyer for the film Bienvenue à Montélimard. The cover imitates the graphic design of own-brand products from a Belgian supermarket.
Kyoichi Tsuzuki - Voulez-vous coucher avec nous ce soir ?
2003
no text
This artist's book brings together photographic images of Japanese pleasure houses and a collection of erotic sculptures.
Philippe Mairesse - Jean-Quête magazine
2001
French edition
A graphic collation and synthesis of diverse collected material raising questions and encouraging dialogue around the images (artist's book).
Jef Geys - 234
2018
no text
currently out of stock
This artist's book gathers the 67 photographs that make up the contact sheet #234 of the photographs taken by Jef Geys during the 1969 Tour de France. Year of Eddy Merckx's first victory, the same day as the man's first step on the moon.
Jef Geys - Kempens Informatieblad - Air de Paris Special Edition
2013
French edition
currently out of stock
Anti-catalogue in form of a newspaper in which the artist analyses and documents preliminary works and art pieces exhibited at Air de Paris gallery in 2014.
72 (projets pour ne plus y penser)
2004
French edition
currently out of stock
This book gives life back to 72 aborted projects by publishing the preliminary works—plans, schemes, drawings, graphics, photographs, writings—kept by invited artists.
Tarek Lakhrissi - Fantaisie finale
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
sold out
Tarek Lakhrissi's first artist's book.
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