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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first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Charlotta Ruth - Questionology - Are you here?
2024
English edition
Errant Bodies
forthcoming
A zine and exercise book about the applied art of questioning, by the writer Cordula Daus and the choreographer Charlotta Ruth.
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An anthology of the constructivist movement, bringing together newly translated or previously unpublished writings by artists and theorists, accompanied by numerous illustrations and an extensive critical apparatus: this reference volume sheds new light on the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.
Les Feuilles – Revue suspensive
2024
French edition
Les Feuilles
The "suspensive" artist Chloé Moglia invites authors and researchers to write with her, what the gesture of standing above the void generates as perceptions and thoughts. In this first issue of Feuilles (Leaves), through verticality, dizziness and risk, it is a question of strength and consideration.
Encounters - Embodied Practices
2024
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Archive Books
Conversations about embodied strategies of knowledge production and knowledge transmission based on the choreographic and curatorial practices of about fifteen international choreographers, performers, dramaturges and curators.
Anna Gaïotti - Je vomis du nez, le sang bleu de la nuit
2024
French edition
ARTDERIEN
A book of poetic texts by the performance artist, choreographer, musician and writer.
Esther Meunier Corfdyr - Corps endormis corps affranchis
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
Dancer and playwright Esther Meunier Corfdyr ventures into sleeping territories.
Mouvement
2023
French edition
Mouvement
Ireland-Palestine united against apartheid; "dark romances": the problematic new publishing business; the breakdown of French cultural diplomacy in the Sahel; infiltration into armed survivalism; reportage in the dormitory town of Kiev; Alice Rohrwacher; Carolina Bianchi; Ben Rivers ; Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Hugo Pernet...
Mor Demer - A choreographic lesson for the faint of Heart and poets of the here the now the yet to come
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Crossing
This publication presents research conducted by choreographer Mor Demer over two years, in the frame of the exerce MA in choreography and performance (National Choreographic Center of Montpellier / Occitanie). Against the backdrop of her artistic process, Mor Demer unfolds a reflection on the production and configuration of choreographic materials, as well as on the body and the practices and fictions of which it is composed.
Jule Flierl - A sound has no legs to stand on
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Crossing
This publication presents research conducted by Berlin-based choreographer and performer Jule Flierl over two years, in the frame of the exerce MA in choreography and performance (National Choreographic Center of Montpellier / Occitanie). This text manages to maintain a sense of orality, of vocality, within a written format. It is at once a description, an analysis, a score, a piece of music, a voice, etc.
Clarissa Baumann - Planning prévisionnel Printemps
2023
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Crossing
This publication presents research conducted by visual artist and choreographer Clarissa Bauman over two years, in the frame of the exerce MA in choreography and performance (National Choreographic Center of Montpellier / Occitanie). Here, writing becomes movement, a weaving of words, gestures, images, and drawings that rub against each other in a dialogue articulated from page to page.
Mouvement
2023
French edition
Mouvement
Eileen Myles, motherhood and an artistic career, Kelly Reichardt, Pierre Creton, Julien Gosselin's sermon on the fall of Vienna, squatting on algorithmic video surveillance in Rotterdam...
Frank Micheletti - Terre légère (vinyl LP)
2023
Optical Sound
currently out of stock
A musical work born of residencies for two musicians and a dancer in three natural parks in France, tuned to these three geographies as open-air studios, in dialogue with the mineral, plant and animal environment.
Ciarán Finlayson - Perpetual Slavery
2023
English edition
Floating Opera Press
In Perpetual Slavery, Ciarán Finlayson investigates the relationship of art to freedom in the work of Cameron Rowland and Ralph Lemon, who both utilize imagery of labor haunted and structured by the historical experience of slavery.
Mouvement
2023
French edition
Mouvement
ASMR's low masses, the Russian punk scene's exile in Belgrade, Harry Gruyaert, insurrection and literature in Turin's prisons, Susanne Kennedy, Nicolás Pereda, a sociological analysis of police violence by Paul Rocher...
Yvonne Rainer - Remembering a Dance - Part of Some Sextets 1965/2019
2023
English edition
Lenz Press
A re-examination of Yvonne Rainer's Parts of Some Sextets, a radical performance and pivotal piece in the American choreographer's career, which led her to theorize her conception of dance in the 1960s, before being revived in 2019.
Adrienne Raquel - Onyx
2023
English edition
Damiani - Photography
62.00 50.00 €
Photographer Adrienne Raquel explores the intensity and escapism of the nightclub experience, documenting the power of the performers at Houston's famed Club Onyx.
Mouvement
2023
French edition
Mouvement
Zone to Defend in Germany, the opera in Odessa, investigation on the lost trilogy of Abdellatif Kechiche, the end of dancers' careers, the artists in the ready-to-wear, interviews with Mariana Enríquez, Tiphaine Raffier, Bertrand Bonello, Fatima Ouassak, Núria Güell...
 Gerard & Kelly - Ruins
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A presentation of video installations, sculptures, site-specific interventions, performance and works on paper by the duo of Californian artists and choreographers.
Simone Forti - Oh, Tongue
2023
English edition
Nero
A new revised version of the notebook of the legendary American dancer, artist and choreographer Simone Forti in which she shares her poetry as well as her thoughts on dance, the body, writing, the state of the world.
Maria Hassabi - Hardscapes / Here
2023
English edition
Lenz Press
Hardscapes / Here documents and brings together two exhibition projects by artists Nina Canell and Maria Hassabi. Produced on the occasion of the exhibitions of the same name curated by Samuele Piazza at the OGR Torino, the publication consists of two graphically specular books that merge into a single volume.
How to Die - Inopiné
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A transdisciplinary investigation and a choreographic performance, between Umeå and Oslo, about ecological grief, cultural panic, and a feeling of collapse.
Georges Appaix - Post-scriptum
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Notebooks (ebooks)
The French choreographer looks back on his career in a very personal text, both playful and poetic.
Mads Emil Nielsen - Black Box 3 (vinyl LP)
2022
Arbitrary
Black Box 3, which showcases a more sample- and grid-based side of the Danish musician/composer’s work, is part of a sequence of publications with music and audio originally made for theatre, radio soundtracks and more.
Mads Emil Nielsen - Black Box 3 (CD)
2022
Arbitrary
Black Box 3, which showcases a more sample- and grid-based side of the Danish musician/composer’s work, is part of a sequence of publications with music and audio originally made for theatre, radio soundtracks and more.
Alix Eynaudi - Noa & Snow
2022
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
An artist's edition based on the eponymous project of dancer and choreographer Alix Eynaudi, a choreographic social experiment between the everyday and the event, which makes performance, writing and audience participation coexist.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
Through a new reading of the Notebooks of Vaslav Nijinsky, who was described as "insane", and by taking them out of their reduction to a psychiatric diagnosis, Madeleine Abassade reveals the dancer's revolt against an established order of which he was the instrument and from which he sought to emancipate himself by creating his own choreographies.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
Through a new reading of the Notebooks of Vaslav Nijinsky, who was described as "insane", and by taking them out of their reduction to a psychiatric diagnosis, Madeleine Abassade reveals the dancer's revolt against an established order of which he was the instrument and from which he sought to emancipate himself by creating his own choreographies.
Luc Ferrari - Solitude Transit - Bandes magnétiques inédites (1989-1990) (vinyl LP)
2022
Transversales Disques
currently out of stock
Unpublished and outstanding archival recordings by electroacoustic music pioneer Luc Ferrari: a piece in three acts composed in 1989 for contemporary dance, choreographed by Anne-Marie Reynaud.
Artistes-chercheur·es, chercheur·es-artistes - Performer les savoirs
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – ArTeC
Innovative hybridizations between research, creation (theater and performance) and pedagogy.
Claudia Palazzolo - Danser pop - Une figure de la création contemporaine
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
The multiple faces of popular dances in contemporary choreographic creation.
 Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet (les gens d\'Uterpan) - Uterpan
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Flash Art - Flash Art Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Chantal Lapeyre - Fictions nécessaires - Pour une danse baroque contemporaine
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A reflection on the aesthetic stakes of baroque dance, resituated in the vast field of contemporary dance.
Sara Gebran - Quantum Society
2022
English edition
Errant Bodies
A performative publication by author and choreographer Sara Gebran aiming to immerse readers in a world of social intimacy.
La perspective de la pomme - Histoires, politiques et pratiques du Contact Improvisation
2022
French edition
various
Bringing together contributions from North America, France and Italy, texts by dancers and texts by historians, anthropologists and philosophers of dance, this book offers a contemporary look at Contact Improvisation, the dance form created by Steve Paxton in 1972 and which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Blondell Cummings - Dance as Moving Pictures
2022
English edition
X Artists' Books
The first monograph dedicated to the pivotal work of African American postmodern dancer, choreographer and video artist Blondell Cummings.
Jennifer Lacey -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition.
Jennifer Lacey - <em>A Staged Exhibition</em> (interview booklet + libretto)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition, accompanied by a libretto that gathers the transcriptions of the texts of the thirteen invited artists.
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Marie-Christine Vernay - Danse la vie, danse la ville - Histoires de Guy Darmet
2021
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
A history of dance in Lyon and in France over the last 40 years through the story of the various lives of Guy Darmet, director for 30 years of the Maison de la Danse and initiator of the first International Dance Biennale.
Lotus Eddé Khouri - 7 lines (CD)
2021
Édition Gamut
A heterophonic musical piece for performative concert, composed by the choreographer Lotus Eddé Khouri.
 Winter Family - Chevaliers - Music for a dance piece by Paco Dècina (vinyl LP)
2021
Sub Rosa
Winter Family's new album, a composition for a dance piece by Italian choreographer Paco Dècina (pipe organ, piano, voice), partially recorded in St Martin church of Maxéville, France.
Philippe Guisgand - Analyser les œuvres en danse - Partitions pour le regard
2021
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A reflection on the stakes of the analysis of dance works and the education of the gaze.
Pierre Henry - Un Monde Lacéré (vinyl LP)
2021
Transversales Disques
currently out of stock
The never released before piece Un Monde Lacéré by electroacoustic music pioneer Pierre Henry, a stunning special tribute to Jacques Villeglé and his work, recorded in 2008 in studio Son/Ré.
Anne Bénichou - Rejouer le vivant - Les reenactments, des pratiques culturelles et artistiques (in)actuelles
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
Gisèle Vienne - Gisèle Vienne - Plateaux fantasmatiques
2020
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
An essay on the singular universe of the director, scenographer, choreographer, puppeteer and visual artist Gisèle Vienne.
Alain Buffard - Good Boy
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Printed books
This reference book devoted to the figure and work of the choreographer Alain Buffard (1960-2013) brings together rich testimonies, extensive iconography and unpublished archival documents.
Bernard Fort - FRACTALS / Brain Fever (vinyl LP)
2020
Editions Mego - Recollection GRM
A highly psychedelic electroacoustic piece from 1981 built on fractal patterns in the studios of the Groupe Musiques Vivantes de Lyon, and another one composed almost four decades later, based on birdsong and forest sounds.
 Yuya Tsukahara + contact Gonzo - Transphère - Watching you surf on beautiful accidents
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
10.00 5.00 €
The catalogue of the first exhibition in France of the Japanese performers' collective contact Gonzo.
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