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Elena Vogman - La danse des valeurs - Sergueï Eisenstein et le Capital de Marx
2023
French edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
Researcher Elena Vogman examines the unpublished archival material relating to the film adaptation of Karl Marx's Capital by Sergei Eisenstein. The analysis of these materials reveals the clear and ambitious idea that animated the Soviet filmmaker for this aborted project: to build a visual theorization of value.
Matthias Uhlmann - Die Nudistenfilme des Schweizers Werner Kunz
2022
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
The naturist films of the Swiss director Werner Kunz (1926-2018), pioneer of sexual liberation in cinema.
Manoel de Oliveira - Catalogue raisonné
2022
English edition
Serralves
forthcoming
The a catalogue raisonné dedicated to Oliveira's extensive filmography: the most thorough and comprehensive book published on the filmmaker until now
Nida Sinnokrot - Palestine Is Not a Garden
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
Through Sinnokrot's agriculture research platform Sakiya, and other ongoing projects that span moving image, sculpture, and socially-engaged practice, Palestine Is Not a Garden examines the potential to develop counter-strategies that effectively decolonial the social, political, economic, and narrative structures that goven relationships to nature in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Matthias Brunner - Magnificent Obsessions Saved My Life
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A life, between art and cinema.
Laurent Mannoni - Movements of Air - The Photographs from Étienne-Jules Marey’s Wind Tunnels
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The book "Movements of Air" reprints the breathtaking pictures of Étienne-Jules Marey, that he took between 1899 and 1901 during his scientific experiments with moving air and smoke, and complements them with two essays of Georges Didi-Huberman and Laurent Mannoni. 
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2022
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.
E-flux journal - Navigation Beyond Vision
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
forthcoming
Navigation and montage in Harun Farocki's work.
Cary Loren - Polaroids
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
This artist's book by the American artist, musician (Destroy All Monsters), writer and bookseller intertwines Polaroids of 1970s Detroit with photographs of painterly collages made of TV stills and print ephemera combining Christian iconography, Classical Hollywood cinema, pop and b-movie culture.
Raoul Ruiz - Notes, Recollections and Sequences of Things Seen
2022
English edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
forthcoming
Meditations on cinema and method.
Raoul Ruiz - Notes, souvenirs et séquences de choses vues
2022
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
forthcoming
Meditations on cinema and method.
Entretiens pour un film 2 - Gervasia Brocson
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Clinamen
forthcoming
A series of reflections on major contemporary issues in the framework of feminism, individual and collective emancipation and self-organization, based on the film Scuola senza fine (1983) by Adriana Monti, figurehead of Italian feminist cinema.
Agnès Varda - Light and Shadow / Luz e Sombra
2022
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Serralves
forthcoming
An overview of Agnès Varda's work, from her films to her visual works: collages, video art, installations and photographs (especially those made in Portugal in the 1950s).
Offline
2022
French edition (texts in English)
Offline
ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design)
forthcoming
The 11th issue of the biannual magazine of the ECAL ((Lausanne University of Art and Design), inaugurating its new formula, with NORM, Feng Li, Marco De Mutiis, Zachary Lieberman, Maïwenn, Lionel Baier, Abel Ferrara...
Scrapbook - 40 ans de Light Cone
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
forthcoming
Image book compiling the contributions of the filmmakers who are part of the Light Cone collection, a key institution for the distribution, promotion and preservation of experimental cinema in France and around the world, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2022
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
A book by Phill Niblock with 2 CD including new tracks with Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, Hélène Breschand and David Maranha.
Raphaël Minnesota - Patrice Kirchhofer - Un cinéma pariétal
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
forthcoming
Raphaël Minnesota retraces the career and explores the whole oeuvre of Patrice Kirchhofer (1953-2019), one of the most mysterious and mythical filmmakers of French experimental cinema.
Ahmed Bouanani - Enquête sur les bijoux Amazighs
2022
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
A series of drawings made during a field visit by the filmmaker, writer and artist Ahmed Bouanani. Here ethnographer and illustrator, Bouanani analyzes the construction of Berber jewelry by sketching a taxonomy and a geography of formal symbolism of Berber groups in Morocco.
Artur Żmijewski - Singing Lesson (CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
A musical project that investigates the perception of the otherness of the world of the crippled and their right to their own self-expression.
Philip Rizk - On Trials - A manual for the theatre of law
2022
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Archive Books
An exploration of the performativity of the law within Egypt's spectral legal reality.
Amie Barouh - Les êtres lieux
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
Four contemporary artists in touch with their territories (the catalogue of the exhibition at the Maison de la culture du Japon in Paris).
Jean Painlevé - Feet in the Water
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, the first major retrospective in France on the filmmaker and biologist specializing in underwater fauna Jean Painlevé (1902-1989), considered one of the founding fathers of scientific cinema and a source of inspiration for the avant-gardes and the surrealist movement.
Jan-Christopher Horak - Saul Bass - Autopsie du design cinématographique
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
The first book to examine the life and work of the fascinating figure of Saul Bass, exploring the designer's revolutionary career and his lasting impact on the entertainment and advertising industries.
Le cinéma muet italien, à la croisée des arts
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – ArTeC
New perspectives for a history of Italian silent cinema.
Leslie Thornton -
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
An overview of the influential work of a key figure in experimental film and video.
Charles de Meaux - Lady in the Portrait (book + Blu-Ray + DVD)
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
The film by Charles de Meaux, with Fan Bingbing, Melvil Poupaud, Jin Shi-Jye, Wu Yue, Thibault de Montalembert, Féodor Atkin, in book (texts by Philippe Azoury, Anne Dary, Donatien Grau, Élisabeth Lebovici, Brice Pedroletti, Thomas Schlesser), on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Carl Michael von Hausswolff - Conductor / Life and Death of Pboc (2 vinyl LP)
2022
Sub Rosa
Two rare historical recordings (1983 and 1986) by the godfather of Dark Ambient, originally released as single sides and gathered here for the first time.
Ericka Beckman - Fair Game
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph, highlighting the topicality of the issues that run through all of Ericka Beckman's work over some forty years.
Expanded Nature - Écologies du cinéma expérimental
2022
French edition
Light Cone
The ecologies of experimental cinema in the Anthropocene age.
Artur Żmijewski - How to Teach Art?
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
How to teach art / can we become an artist?
João Maria Gusmão - Terçolho
2022
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A new publishing project documenting the duo's artistic trajectory with a particular emphasis on their discursive production.
 The Otolith Group - Xenogenesis
2022
English edition
Archive Books
An extensive and comprehensive polyphonic exploration of the work of The Otolith Group.
Jean-Luc Bouvret - Mémoires de pierre - Etats-Unis / Brésil / Chine (DVD)
2022
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A collection of three films on rock art, in America, Brazil, and China, proposed by Jean-Luc Bouvret.
Peggy Ahwesh - Vision Machines
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Over the last four decades, American artist and filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh has forged a distinctive moving image practice in the ruins of originality and authority. With contributions from Erika Balsom, Elena Gorfinkel, Tendai Mutambu, John David Rhodes and Shola von Rheinold, Peggy Ahwesh: Vision Machines explores how she has extended and contested the paradigm of experimental cinema.
Peter Greenaway - Lucca Mortis
2022
English edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Script
The script of Peter Greenaway's latest film.
Les Carnets du BAL - L\'image sans l\'homme
2022
French edition
Les Carnets du BAL
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
The non-human images, challenging our own relationship to the world.
Yann Beauvais - Agir le cinéma - Écrits sur le cinéma expérimental (1979-2020)
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
An anthology of the theoretical and critical texts on experimental cinema and moving images written by Yann Beauvais in parallel with his films and his activities as programmer and curator.
Repenser le médium - Art contemporain et cinéma
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Medias/Theories
The redefinition of the medium through the interrelation between contemporary art and cinema.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 + 2 (CD)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet, David Watson and the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Francesco Bertocco - Historia
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An investigation into the history of Chilean medicine, by the Italian artist and filmmaker.
Nathaniel Mellors - Permanent Presents
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Bretagne
Monograph dedicated to the film series incorporating central Neanderthal figures produced by British artist Nathaniel Mellors since 2012.
Leslie Thornton - Divine Drudgery
2021
English edition
Lenz Press
Divine Drudgery is an artist book with collages and artworks by James Richards and Leslie Thornton, and contributions by artists, writers and poets centred around liminality and the aesthetics and politics of the invisible.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet & David Watson.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 2 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Nakai Masakazu - Introduction à l\'esthétique
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first translation into French of a work by the Japanese philosopher, this book, based on photography and cinema, in dialogue with Cassirer, Heidegger, Marx and the authors of the Frankfurt School, proposes an aesthetic of resistance and rebound that is inseparable from the body and the struggles it involves.
Želimir Žilnik - Feminist Takes - “Early Works” by Želimir Žilnik
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The prospects of revolutionary feminism, from Želimir Žilnik's canonical film.
C.W. Winter - The Works and Days - The Black Sections (vinyl LP)
2021
varia
An absorbing sound collage album that emerged out of the production material of the film, The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) by C.W. Winter & Anders Edström, with musical excerpts from Tim Berne & Bill Frisell, Tony Conrad, Graham Lambkin, Mary Jane Leach, Alvin Lucier, Phill Niblock, Folke Rabe, Éliane Radigue, and Akio Suzuki.
Emmanuelle Antille - KD – Karen Dalton / A Bright Light - Karen and the Process (bundle book + DVD)
2021
French edition
varia
47.00 30.00 €
Between a film diary and a manifesto on the creative process, this book is a wild and enchanting journey in Karen Dalton's footsteps, the cult singer and her breathtaking voice, friend of Bob Dylan and forgotten muse of the '60s, and offers an investigation combining texts, photographs, drawings and archives, at the crossroads of the worlds of art, music and cinema. The book is accompanied by Emmanuelle Antille's film A Bright Light – Karen and the Process on DVD (special offer).
Bertrand Dezoteux - Le Centre spatial guyanais - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #2
2021
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Bernard Chambaz, Bertrand Dezoteux and David Redon review the complex history of the construction of the Guiana Space Center, the French space launch base in Kourou, in the 1960s.
Jean-Pierre Zarader - Hugo Santiago - La rage de filmer
2021
French edition
ARTDERIEN
An essay on the Argentine director Hugo Santiago that questions the very definition of cinema.
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