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Uno Kuniichi - Artaud pensée et corps
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Scratching at the Moon
2024
English edition
DoPe Press
forthcoming
Catalogue of a historical exibition curated by artist Anna Sew Hoy, with support from ICA LA Executive Director Anne Ellegood, Scratching at the Moon presents an intergenerational group of thirteen leading artists in the Asian American community who currently live and work in Los Angeles or have strong ties to the city.
 Kink Gong - Funeral Gongs Ceremonies in Ratanakiri, Cambodia
2024
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
Those recordings of Gongs Orchestras were made during Funeral Ceremonies in two Kung villages and one Jaraï village in Ratanakiri province, Cambodia by Laurent Jeanneau (Kink Gong) in 2003 and 2004, at a times when jungle had not been replaced by rubber plantations. Focusing on funeral's ceremonies, those hypnotics pieces are intense and haunting harmonics sonic experiments.
Kaoru Tashiro - Miragique (CD)
2024
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
This second project released on Sub Rosa by the Japanese artist Kaoru Tashiro, manages to create a subtle dialogue between four composers, and four musical pieces, mixing a delicate blend of Japanese and European sensibilities. Those different approaches convergence thanks to the highly recognisable sensibility of Kaoru Tashiro's way to play.
Akasegawa Genpei - Anatomie du Tomason
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
forthcoming
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.
Yoko Ono - Everything in the Universe is Unfinished
2024
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
This 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 (new edition).
Keiji Haino - With pats on the head, just one too few is evil one too many is good that\'s all it is (3 vinyl LP)
2024
Black Truffle
The heavyweight trio of Keiji Haino, Jim O'Rourke and Oren Ambarchi return with their 12th and most epic release to date, a monumental triple LP.
Taku Unami - Parazoan Mapping #2 (newspaper + digital)
2024
Kindling
Kindling #1: Parazoan Mapping #2 by Taku Unami and Eric La Casa is the first edition of an ongoing series of artist-run digital+paper sound-art releases, only available as a newspaper plus digital file.
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
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
This volume presents a little-known facet of Japanese culture: the know-how of traditional wooden architecture.
K-Artists
2024
English edition
Archive Books
A compilation of interviews with forty-seven younger-generation Korean artists: this first-ever interview book on contemporary Korean artists in the English language offers a kaleidoscopic overview of the new and dynamic practices taking place in Seoul.
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.
Yayoi Kusama - The Dutch years 1960–70
2023
English edition
MER. B&L
A complete documentation of Yayoi Kusama's early performative activities in the Netherlands in the 1960s-70s, through a collection of previously unpublished photographs and written and visual accounts from eyewitnesses, showcasing her unique style and engagement with the emerging sexual revolution.
Sombat Simla - Master Of Bamboo Mouth Organ – Isan, Thailand (vinyl LP)
2023
Black Truffle
First vinyl edition of the record by the master of the Thai Molam mouth organ (originally released on CD in Japan in 2018).
Kohei Matsunaga - Spuren & Gegenworte (CD)
2023
Sonoris
"Spuren & Gegenworte" began with a quasi-telepathic collaboration between KM and RW. Both recorded a track on May 3, 2021, from 8:00 PM to 8:10 PM. These recordings were subsequently transformed, combined, juxtaposed, and further modified over the course of several months, resulting in the completion of the four pieces on the CD.
As Though We Hid the Sun in a Sea of Stories - Fragments for a Geopoetics of North Eurasia
2023
English edition
Archive Books
This publication is based on an exhibition and research project that foregrounds an ever-incomplete weaving of narratives of artists, curators, writers, and customary knowledge holders. It traces the many worlds that have existed in parallel, often in spite of or against the oppressive visions imagined by successive regimes—the Russian Empire, the USSR, and contemporary Russia—that have controlled areas across Eastern Europe and Central and North Asia.
Chinese Shadows - Through a diplomatic lens
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume: a selection of little-known or unpublished prints from two photographic collections belonging to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, covering China from the 1930s to the 1950s.
Seijiro Murayama - Supersedure 2 (book / CD)
2023
Swarming
Percussion by Paris-based Japanese improviser Seijiro Murayama and field recordings by sound artist Éric La Casa, "small, simple gestures" on the threshold of the musical, a low-key presence, listening to inhabited spaces.
Tadashi Kawamata - Site Sketches n°1-500
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mennour
Site Sketches n°1-500 is the first volume of the catalog raisonné devoted to the Site Sketches series, works on paper made from recycled scrap wood by Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata.
Korakrit Arunanondchai - Song for Living Song for Dying
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The most comprehensive publication to date on Korakrit Arunanondchai's practice.
Gae Aulenti - Cina 1974
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
A series of astonishing photographs by the Italian architect and designer, discovering China at the end of the Cultural Revolution, between millenary traditions, openness to the world and forced modernization.
Makoto Sato - Espace en l\'espèce (CD)
2023
ReQords
New improvised quartet synthesizer / voice / accordion / saxophone / drums, recorded in concert in Paris then mixed / edited by Jean-Marc Foussat.
Bruno Fernandès - Dadakan ! - Nu intègre descendant les préjugés
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The life and work of the precursor of happening and streaking in Japan, Itoi Kanji (aka Dadakan, 1920-2021): the first comprehensive chrono-biographical study in Western language on the great Japanese Dadaist nudist ascetic, with a rare iconography.
Tiger Tateishi - Cheat Sheets
2023
no text
Nieves
A new edition of Tiger Tateishi's incredible comics sequence.
Noviadi Angkasapura - Sastro Inggil
2023
no text
United Dead Artists
currently out of stock
Noviadi Angkasapura frenetically covers paper and bits of cardboard packaging with felt-tip pens, ballpoint pens and pencils, haunting them with the magic of spirits.
Tiane Doan na Champassak - The King is dead, long live The King!
2023
no text
Bruno
An artist's book expanding on Tiane Doan na Champassak's iconographic research on the former king of Thailand (and amateur photographer).
Tori Kudo - Ceramics
2023
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
currently out of stock
Tori Kudo's ceramics.
Chihei Hatakeyama - Hachirogata Lake (vinyl LP)
2023
Field Records
Matching expansive ambience with environmental sound, Chihei Hatakeyama's new album continues Field Records' exploration of Japan and the Netherland's shared approach to water management.
Yuki Kimura - Col sporcar si trova
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Artist's book.
Keiichi Tanaami - Pleasure of Picasso
2023
no text
Nieves
A selection of Tanaami's Picasso's series.
Haegue Yang - Mesmerizing Mesh - Paper Leap and Resonating Habitat
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Is-Land
New monograph, devoted to Haegue Yang's "Mesmerizing Mesh" series, which dwelves into "Sacred Paper Cutting", a Korean shamanastic ritual which has inspired many of her recent projects.
Takako Saito - Space Music (vinyl LP)
2023
Edition Telemark
Two performances from 2020 and a selection of 1980s recordings by Japanese Fluxus artist Takako Saito.
The Wall Between Us - (Be)Longing, Repair and its Politics of Affects
2023
English edition
Archive Books
A collective project around the Vietnamese and Asian artistic diaspora, on the theme of cultural identity in the post-migration society.
Trinh T. Minh-ha - Traveling in the Dark
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A fully-fledged artistic project expanded with writings, poems, and aphorisms by the artist alongside various interviews.
Ryoko Akama - Éliane Radigue / Ensemble Dedalus / Ryoko Akama (CD)
2023
Montagne Noire / GMEA
currently out of stock
Two pieces written by Éliane Radigue at the same period (2014-2018), one instrumental (recorded at the Philharmonie de Paris by Ensemble Dedalus) and the other electronic (performed by Ryoko Akama).
Tomoyoshi Date - 438Hz As It Is, As You Are / あるがまま、あなたのままに (CD)
2023
LAAPS
currently out of stock
The third solo release by a prominent pillar of Japanese ambient music, after 11 years of collaborations.
Tomoyoshi Date - 438Hz As It Is, As You Are / あるがまま、あなたのままに (vinyl LP)
2023
LAAPS
The third solo release by a prominent pillar of Japanese ambient music, after 11 years of collaborations.
Otto Sidharta - Kajang (vinyl LP)
2023
Sub Rosa
Previously unreleased music by Otto Sidharta, pioneer of Indonesian electronic music, inspired by Indonesia's multifarious styles of traditional music.
Sophie Basch - Le Japonisme, un art français
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A thorough investigation that renews the understanding of Japonism from the French art of the nineteenth century, avoiding the temptation of orientalist exoticism while reversing the logic of influence, with an abundant also entirely renewed iconographic corpus.
Harutaka Mochizuki - Eugène (book + mini CD)
2022
French edition
Lenka lente
An essay by Guillaume Belhomme on the singularly modern work of the painter Eugène Carrière (1849-1906), accompanied by a piece by Japanese saxophonist Harutaka Mochizuki, inspired by the master's paintings.
Akio Suzuki - New Sense of Hearing (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
Akio Suzuki - New Sense of Hearing (CD)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
currently out of stock
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
 Kimsooja - La Lanterne du Bon Dieu (DVD)
2022
French edition, English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A film by Gilles Coudert and Damien Faure about the stained glass windows made by Kimsooja for the Metz Cathedral: a dialogue between contemporary art and cultural heritage and between Eastern and Western thought.
Soun-Gui Kim - Encounters with Soun-Gui Kim - Writings, 1975-2021
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Korean)
various
The first collection of the Korean-French artist's writings, interviews (with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, Nam June Paik...) and essays on her work.
Solitary
2022
bilingual edition (English / Korean)
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A South Korean wellness center designed as a mock-prison: a project initiated by artist Tyler Coburn on sensory deprivation, monastic life, the wellness industry, the prison-industrial complex, and the history of solitude.
Melati Suryodarmo - I am a Ghost in My Own House
2022
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
First monograph on the durational performance artist Melati Suryodarmo, one of the pioneers of performance art in Indonesia.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Alger-Tokyo - Des émissaires de l\'anticolonialisme en Asie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Al Dante
Al Dante - History, theory & criticism / essays
A transversal vision of the affirmation of a global Afro-Asian South through the anti-colonial resistance and war diplomacy of Algerians in Asia and Japan, bringing together history, politics, political philosophy, and poetics.
X Museum 2020-2021
2022
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
X Museum 2020–2021 is the first chapter in a series of annual publications dedicated to the activity of the newly opened museum in Beijing.
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