Art & protocol / system / ritual

 
 
Fabien Vallos - Les Banquets (2008-2023)
2024
French edition
Mix
This publication documents the organization of fifty-two banquets (2008-2023) as artistic practice and "social sculpture"
Bagarres - La Pièce Montée
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The third issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Véhicule
2024
French edition
Véhicule
Vroum - Véhicule
The partitions, to be activated by the reader, by Aziyadé Baudouin-Talec, Mickaël Berdugo, Jocelyn Cottencin & Olivia Grandville, Matali Crasset, Zoée Dahan, Ines Dobelle, Garance Dor, Frédéric Dumond, Diane Giorgis, Vincent Menu, Alain Michard, Aurélie Noury, Nicolas Richard.
Yelena Yemchuk - Malanka
2024
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
currently out of stock
Ukrainian American visual artist Yelena Yemchuk's sixth photobook: a series dedicated the Malanka Ukrainian folk holiday celebrated on Old Year's Day.
François Ristori -
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Comprehensive monograph.
Claude Rutault - De-finitions/methods 1973-2016
2023
English edition
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs, editions & artist's books
Claude Rutault's entire definitions/methods from 1973 to 2016, in English language.
Jacques Jouet - Le théâtre simple
2023
French edition
Vroum - Editions
A theater work by Jacques Jouet with "performative" rules for the actors in each play.
Véhicule
2023
French edition
Véhicule
Vroum - Véhicule
The partitions, to be activated by the reader, by Ludovic Bernhardt, Anaël Castelein, Garance Dor, Frédéric Forte, Linda Hayford, Léa Henry, Anabelle Hulaut, Dominique Jégou, Violaine Lochu, Frédéric Mathevet, Vincent Menu, Karim Ould, Pauline Picot, PPAF éditions (Adrien Chacon and Julien Molland), Matthieu Saladin and Yoann Thommerel.
Bagarres
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The second issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Alain Snyers - Microgestes
2022
French edition
Vroum - Editions
Artist's book. Alain Snyers' Microgestes (Microgestures) are invitations to action, they can be practiced or read aloud. They form a set of 45 detailed instructions for all sorts of situations: becoming a cow painter, instructing a meringue, capturing a draft, forgetting tomatoes in the subway or opening a can of tuna with a pickaxe...
Nicolas Richard - Commentaires - Un coup de tête jamais n\'abolira le hasard
2022
French edition
Vroum - Editions
A "football-oratorio" that replays the 2006 World Cup final match between France and Italy.
Marina Rosenfeld - roygbiv&b
2022
English edition
Run/Off
roygbiv&b is Marina Rosenfeld's first book publication, documenting her eponymous performance for the exhibition Instructions Lab at the MoMA (NY) in 2011, and includes gate-fold renderings of the score pages, a "User's Manual" by the artist, photos from the several performances of the work, and a foreword by musicologist Benjamin Piekut.
Walking from Scores
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An anthology of text and graphic scores to be used while walking, from Fluxus to the critical works of current artists, through the tradition of experimental music and performance, gathered and presented by Elena Biserna.
Alexandre Barré - Replacement Artwork
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
Artist's edition (poster).
Véhicule
2022
French edition
Véhicule
Vroum - Véhicule
The partitions, to be activated by the reader, by Garance Dor, Diane Giorgis, Joël Hubaut, Alexandre Koutchevsky, Daniel Larrieu, Saïdo Lehlouh & Johanna Faye, Vincent Menu, Cécile Mainardi, Malte Martin, Delphine Perret, Pauline Picot, Aziyadé Baudoin-Talec.
Éric Tabuchi - Un être, un acte, un objet, un lieu
2021
French edition
Tombolo Presses
An attempt to explain the reason for the dimensions of a photographic image, of a print (the book is illustrated with works from the collection of the FRACs of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region laid out in their respective scale ratios).
Bagarres
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The first issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Objects of Fascination
2021
English edition
Accattone
45 low tables imagined by as many architects / designers from personal objects of fascination.
Béatrice Balcou - Cérémonies
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
MER. B&L
The complete Ceremonies (2013-2020) by Béatrice Balcou, testing our visual and experiential approach to artworks, confronting us with the basic status of material objects before actually revealing their identity.
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
2021
French edition
Walden n
décal'âge is a manuscript, reproduced here in facsimile, between intimate writings, working reflections, and diaries of thought. We find in it Claude Rutault's style, his familiarity with literature, the meditative density of his daily reflection.
Marcel Alocco - Fluxus, Events, Music (1964-2021)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vroum - Editions
Marcel Alocco's Events, some poem-scores to be performed in a real or imaginary space.
Philippe Thomas - L\'agence
2021
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
The first systematic and exhaustive study of the company named Readymades belong to everyone® with which Philippe Thomas radically questioned the author's figure.
Hermann Nitsch - Traubenfleisch (2 vinyl LP)
2020
Tochnit Aleph
currently out of stock
Presenting the first perfomance of Hermann Nitsch's grand and large-scale “Traubenfleisch” symphony.
Jean-François Maurige - Éditions 1991-2019
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
The catalogue raisonné of Jean-François Maurige's prints produced with Michael Woolworth from 1991 to 2019.
Ulla von Brandenburg -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
currently out of stock
New monograph.
Mads Emil Nielsen - Framework 2 (2 vinyl EP)
2020
Arbitrary
Mads Emil Nielsen continues his Framework series, a collection of open, hand-drawn graphic scores and recordings. The series includes Nielsen's own subjective translations of the visual material and sound pieces accompanied by visual notations, and collaborations—in this case with Andrea Neumann, Jan Jelinek and Hideki Umezawa.
Tarantismo - Odyssey of an Italian ritual (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Flee
This double LP forms a tribute to Pizzica, an antique music from Southern Italy, used to heal people suffering from tarantism, a mysterious disease caused by a spider. It includes field recordings of musicians-exorcists in the 1950's in Puglia, and six reworks by contemporary electronic musicians.
Michael Scott - The Drawing Centre - He tried to swallow the world – and other drawings 2008-2019
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Centre
Michael Scott's ink drawings .
Pascal Mougin - Moderne / contemporain - Art et littérature des années 1960 à nos jours
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
An analysis of the relationship between art and literature over the last six decades.
Ulla von Brandenburg - Sweets Quilts Sun Works
2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
various
This lavishly illustrated catalogue comprehensively documents three recent projects by Franco-German artist Ulla von Brandenburg.
Guy Mees - The Lost Space
2019
trilingual edition (English / French / Dutch)
Paraguay Press - Monographs and catalogs
Publication devoted to the only statement the Belgian artist has ever published about his own work.
Werner Dafeldecker - Small Worlds (vinyl LP)
2019
Edition Telemark
22.50 16.00 €
A composition for improvising sextet by Austrian double bassist, composer and improviser Werner Dafeldecker, providing a structure that doesn't curtail the qualities of the musicians, yet forces them to listen very closely to each other and make focused decisions about parameters that are often overlooked in completely free improvisation.
Yvan Salomone - Déluge & retrait
2018
French edition
Frac Bretagne
Produced as a follow-up to three previous publications edited by Mamco between 2010 and 2017, this monograph is a compilation of found images associated with Yvan Salomone's own photographs. It also features an interview with the artist and new essays examining his practice.
Romy Rüegger - Language is Skin - Scripts for Performances
2018
English edition
Archive Books
The scripts of Romy Rüegger's performances: a constellation of texts, largely written to be spoken. The scripts as they are printed do not document the performances primarily. They are indications of spacial and temporal layering, juxtapositions of aesthetic and poetic elements and bodies. Overlapping every day observations with archival material, confronting, jumping.
Manuel Süess - Altar
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Through photographic documentation and essay, Altar documents the widespread human urge to elevate secular things to the status of “ritual objects” and combine them to form private altars. Whether they're dust catchers, knickknacks, souvenirs, found objects, meaningful artworks or earnestly and deeply revered objects, they all tell a peculiar story—not in words, but in things—about whoever built the altar.
Frédéric Valabrègue - George Brecht, histoire d\'un effacement
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
An essay by Frédéric Valabrègue on the American avant-garde artist, one of the main actors of the Fluxus movement.
Michèle Métail - Le cours du Danube - en 2888 kilomètres/vers… l\'infini
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A long and vertiginous poem, virtually infinite, by Michèle Métail, built on the principle of concatenation and inspired by the editing techniques of electroacoustic music.
Michèle Métail - Le cours du Danube - en 2888 kilomètres/vers… l\'infini – Luxury Edition
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A long and vertiginous poem, virtually infinite, by Michèle Métail, built on the principle of concatenation and inspired by the editing techniques of electroacoustic music, with an original and unique artwork.
Frédéric Acquaviva - The 120 Days of Musica
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin.
Frédéric Acquaviva - The 120 Days of Musica - Luxury Edition (+ CD)
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
120 true and oxymoronesque scores-instructions composed by Frédéric Acquaviva between 2015 and 2017 in Berlin. Luxury limited edition, signed, including an original artwork and the sound artwork “Oxymoron Music” on CD.
NASA - Graphic Design Guide
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Facsimile reprinting of Danne & Blackburn's graphics standards manual for the redesign of NASA's visual identity in 1975.
IBM - Graphic Design Guide from 1969 to 1987
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Facsimile reprinting of Paul Rand's graphics standards manuals for the redesign of the visual identity of the multinational technology company IBM from 1962 to 1987.
Pauline Piguet - SCT-PP
2018
French edition
ACME
Artist's book exploring the notion of rigor in experimentation through the constraints of the grid and structure.
 The Yanomami - Ancient Lights And The Black Core (vinyl LP)
2017
Sub Rosa
Ancient Light and the Blackcore was originally published in 1995 as part of Sub Rosa's “Utopian Diaries” series. It gathers 5 tracks of hallucinatory music and extraordinary recordings of shamanic ceremony from the Yanomami communauty. Includes the text Subworld by David Toop. First vinyl issue.
 Ernesto Neto and the Huni Kuin - Aru Kuxipa - Sacred Secret
2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This collaborative journey between Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto and members from the Huni Kuin indigenous communities brings to the fore the concept of “ancestral futures” and extends the concerns that have been evident in Neto's oeuvre over the past 20 years: a celebration of the sensuality of being, the unity of bodies and nature, and a longing for spiritual vision.
Émilie Parendeau - Ça m\'inquiète toujours ces sirènes
2017
no text
Boabooks
For her show at Mamco, the French artist borrowed from the museum collections to reinterpret a series of artworks by Imi Knoebel, Steven Parrino, Frank Stella, John M. Armleder, Luciano Fabro, Robert Filliou, and Christian Robert-Tissot. Both a catalogue and an artist's book, this publication replays the exhibition much like a snapshot collection.
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