An extended meandering conversation between Swiss art historian, critic and curator Jacqueline Burckhardt and curator/art historian Juri Steiner, accompanied by numerous texts, documents and artist inserts.
A visual, experimental research on the architectonic potential of the horizontal surface in building processes in the format of a folded manifesto. Drawings, images and texts by Jan Kinsbergen, Neven Kostic and David Klemmer.
An adventure book, written and drawn, by Luca Merlini that takes us closer to the creative process of the architect and the parallel that can be drawn with literature, highlighting the question of the book and its intimate relationship to architecture.
An artist's book by Jérémie Gindre with backgrounds taken from The Observer's Book of Weather by Reginald M. Lester (1955): a picture book of meteorological oracles, a wink as much to cinema and comics as to the natural history museum.
This collection does not propose a theory of architectural drawing, but brings together seven essays (written over the last fifteen years), which explore the potential of architectural drawing during the 20th century, through seven modes of representation: plan, section, arrow, grid, images, diagram, drawing.
A series of rail graffiti by the KCBR collective, renewing the practice with an original reflection on the medium, concealment (including, of course, with regard to police services), the trace, public reception and ephemerality, as the works are obliterated by the artists themselves immediately after completion.
A photographic essay on the abandoned project of a suspension bridge between the Calabrian and Sicilian coasts and on the coastline of the Strait of Messina, documenting the transformation of suburban coastal areas and the daily life of the inhabitants.
Comprehensive documentation on the vast and daring interdisciplinary project conceived and staged by the Swiss artist John Armleder, a programme of exhibitions comprising invitations to other artists as well as presentations of different collections, for the Kanal-Centre Pompidou spaces.
The Order of Things presents about a hundred analog photographs of landscaped gardens around houses and estates in the Swiss Canton of Valais and in Romandy, the western, French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Twelve texts on as many architectural masterpieces: pursuing their project to disseminate the work and thought of Livio Vacchini, Caryatide publish a new edition in French of Capolavori, the small (and immense) milestone, full of meaning and poetry, that the architect from Ticino wrote in 2006 just before his death.
At the intersection between theatre, fashion design and poetry, Concours de larmes is a powerful text, both prophetic and unsettling. Based on the play of the same name presented at the TU - Théâtre de l'Usine in Geneva in 2022, it is presented in the form of set of divinatory cards, each character referring to a specific part of the text.
The 11th issue of the biannual magazine of the ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design), with Atlas Studio, Eurostandard, Nathalie Herschdorfer, Elisa Medde, Jonathan Olivares, Samuel Spreyz, Manon Wertenbroek.
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
A singular book resulting from an investigation on the arts of sharing sound in an art school based on experiments with Scott Arford, Mario de Vega, Kevin Drumm, Christina Kubisch, Randy H.Y. Yau, art students and Jason Kahn who offers here a text on his listening to the place.
A vinyl release composed by Alexandre Babel in close collaboration with artist Latifa Echakhch, featuring significant contributions from the Berlin based musicians Rebecca Lenton, Theo Nabicht, Jon Heilbron and Nikki Schlierf. The record is meant to accompany the eponymous exhibition at the Swiss pavilion of the 59th Venice Art Biennale.
In Reto Pulfer's novel, the artist draws a rich picture of a community of hybrid living beings. Characters and scenes from the novel also appear in the works and exhibitions of the artist. A multi-layered cosmos of links emerges and takes the reader into a parallel universe full of references to our current relationship with nature.
A series of images made along the rivers by the Switzerland-based French photographer, meeting the fishermen of the canton of Fribourg: an investigation giving birth to a visual tale based on the realities of river fishing.