new releases
 
Jean Painlevé - Feet in the Water
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.
Augures - Laboratoire des nouvelles pratiques architecturales
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
The catalog of the exhibition at the first Biennale of Architecture and Landscape.
Rene Ricard - God with Revolver
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
The re-issue of Rene Ricard's second volume of poetry, originally published in 1989, is a vibrant testament to 1980s New York.
Enrique Ramírez - Jardins Migratoires – Êtres/Lieux
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
ENSP Arles (National School of Photography)
An overview of the work of the Chilean-born artist, through numerous reproductions, a conversation between Enrique Ramírez and Marta Gili and two essays by Louise Déry and Nelly Richard.
Usage du temps
bilingual edition (English / French)
ENSP Arles (National School of Photography)
How the organization of time structures the creative process and more broadly our relationship to the world.
Klima - Liquid Futures
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
The fifth issue of the transversal journal, at the crossroads of art and thought, political philosophy, gender studies and academic knowledge, is devoted to the theme of water and fluids.
Paolo Monti - Procida 1972
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
The architectural images of the famous photographer on the island of Procida off Naples in 1972, presented for the first time.
Michael Höpfner - From Here to Tibet - A conversation between two walking artists. March 2019 – July 2020
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Fulton and Höpfner's long-term correspondence on art, landscape, and the aesthetic and political dimensions of walking.
Barbara Turner Smith - Body Talks - Interview
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
A history of feminist gesture and performance since the 1960s and 1970s in California through an interview conducted by Carole Douillard with art critic Amelia Jones and two pioneering American artists, Barbara T. Smith and Susan Lacy.
You can go anywhere - The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation at 50 (box set)
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A large series of essays, written by people from around the world who have contributed to the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation's work, revealing how the non-profit organization has carried on the Albers' legacy over the years. The heart of the book, lavishly illustrated, is devoted to the Foundation's many donations to international museums, including rarely shown works of art.
Karen Archey - After Institutions
English edition
Floating Opera Press
The current crisis of museums and the future of Institutional Critique.
Valérie Da Costa - Paul Thek in Italy (1962-1976)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An essay on the Italian period (1962-1976) of the American artist, never studied before although it has deeply influenced the imagination and the work of Paul Thek.
Mimosa Echard - Sporal
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
First monograph.
Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Radicants
A journey through the painted work of the Israeli artist, writer, visual analyst, psychoanalyst, philosopher and feminist theorist, through a set of reproductions and texts by Jean-François Lyotard, Nicolas Bourriaud, Noam Segal, Amelia Jones, Precious Okoyomon and Bracha L. Ettinger herself.
Grégoire Romanet - Hobby
bilingual edition (English / French)
ROBO BOOKS
A project of digital images-sculptures by graphic designer and scenographer Grégoire Romanet: the achievement of a work of research, collection and transformation of a visual matter resulting from the commercial web, led during two years.
Louise Nevelson - Out of Order - The Collages of Louise Nevelson
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A survey of Louise Nevelson's research on collage.
Füsun Onur - Once upon a time...
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograh of the pioneer of Turkish contemporary and conceptual art, Füsun Onur.
Object Notes - Just a Little Rest
bilingual edition (English / German)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The manufacture of contemporary art objects.
Peter Gidal - The Author as Producer of Nothing
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The first publication of a lost 1978 text by Peter Gidal—one of the most influential experimental filmmakers ever.
Punk Suprematism
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Punk Suprematism includes the first English translation of theoretical writings on punk, art, socialism, bureaucracy, and nationalism by Slavoj Žižek, Rastko Močnik, and Zoja Skušek.
Jacob Lund - The Changing Constitution of the Present - Essays on the Work of Art in Times of Contemporaneity
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
How our experience of presence, time, and history are articulated in contemporary artistic practices.
From the Pot to the Earth at Rochester Square - A composition of artworks, dinners, words and people
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
How urban spaces are finding new life through communities of gardeners, cooks, ceramicists, and creatives.
Florin Flueras - Unsorcery
English edition
Punch
A collection of writings by Alina Popa and Florin Flueras written over a seven-year period (new expanded edition).
The Poetry of Translation
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New perspectives on the process of translation from the works of more than thirty international artists.
Isabelle Andriessen - DORM
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Elif Saydam - Two Cents
trilingual edition (English / German / Turkish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Pilvi Takala - Close Watch - The Pavilion of Finland – 59th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Pilvi Takala's project for the Finnish Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale.
Vladimir Nikolić - Walking with Water - The Pavilion of the Republic of Serbia – 59th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia
bilingual edition (English / Serbian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An extension of Vladimir Nikolić's project for the Serbian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2022, this book explores publishing as an incubator for different forms of editorial, artistic and curatorial practices.
Flash Art - Summer 2022 – Displacement
English edition
Flash Art
Flash Art - Flash Art International (magazine)
Tishan Hsu, Ivor Stodolsky & Marita Muukkonen, Demna, Louisa Gagliardi, Marguerite Humeau, Rindon Johnson, Pavlo Makov, Berenice Olmedo, Jenna Sutela, Wu Tsang, Raphaela Vogel...
Artforum - Summer 2022
English edition
Artforum
Summer 2022 issue: Biennals return: Venice, Whitney, Sydney; David Cronenberg; Lydia Ourahmane; Sonia Delaunay...
Cura. - The Generational Issue
English edition
Cura.
Cura. - Cura.magazine
CURA. 38 "The Generational Issue" is the magazine's first survey about artists' portraits that aims to investigate some of the most meaningful protagonists of the new generation who, stressing the urgencies of current times, are shaping the landscape of the present and the future in contemporary art.
Spike - Art and Crime
English edition
Spike
The Art & Crime issue (with Asco, Darja Bajagic, James Bridle, Tea Hacic-Vlahovic, Sam Kriss, Stéphane Mandelbaum, Arlette-Louise Ndakoze, Cady Noland, Brad Phillips, Tommaso Pincio & Francesco Tenaglia, Tobias Timm...).
Saâdane Afif - Side Magazine - The Tourist
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
The fifth issue of the editorial discursive space for the Bergen Assembly triennial, conceived by Saâdane Afif, is dedicated to the figure of the tourist.
Charles de Meaux - Lady in the Portrait (book + Blu-Ray + DVD)
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.
Richard Venlet - Dixit - Still Life / Nature Morte
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
The third issue of the critical review Dixit in which the words of the architectural practice OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen and the Brussels artist Richard Venlet confront each other around the theme of "Still Life".
Alan Fertil - Drawings, Sketches and Notes
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
Monograph entirely dedicated to the drawing production of the artist Alan Fertil, who died prematurely in 2015.
Robert Schad - Dix par dix
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A journey through the sculptural work of the Franco-German artist through a series of installations in the public space.
Nicolas Evreïnoff - The Steps of Nemesis - A Dramatic Chronicle in Six Scenes from Party Life in the USSR (1936–1938)
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
The theatricalization of the Soviet Union through the reenactment as theater of the Stalinist show trials by the playwright Nikolai Evreinov (1879-1953).
Niki de Saint Phalle - Belles ! Belles ! Belles ! - Les femmes de Niki de Saint Phalle
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
Designed in the form of a "women's magazine", this catalogue is devoted to the representation of the female body in the innovative, feminist and avant-garde work of Niki de Saint Phalle.
Till Rabus - Paintings - 2011-2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
First monograph of the Swiss artist Till Rabus, who creates phantasmagorical subjects from everyday objects and waste of our society before translating them on hyperrealistic canvases, in stagings taking up aesthetic codes of the history of painting and Baroque.
Faire – To look at things - Special Issue – A debate: Jan van Toorn, Wim Crouwel
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
A contemporary reading of the major divergences within the theory of graphic design from the encounter between the two Dutch graphic designers and typographers Wim Crouwel and Jan Van Toorn in the 1970s.
Ghita Skali - Narrative Machines - Professional magazine of medical fictions
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Paraguay Press
An artist's book disguised as a medical publication written by six fictional women characters from Morocco in free wheeling, Narrative Machines clothes truth with falsehood. With wry irony and Google English it comments on paranoia, fake news, patriarchy, power and media ganging together in the Maghreb...
Christiane Geoffroy - Climatic Species
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Artist's books
Both a cinematographic work diary, a travel diary and a private diary, Climatic Species is made up of multiple stories where each thread unfurls at its own rhythm.
Amir Zaki - Building + Becoming
English edition
X Artists' Books
Hyperrealist photographer of California skateparks Amir Zaki's new monograph covers twenty-plus years of photographic work, including an essay and interview.
Valerie Solanas - Up Your Ass
English edition
Sternberg Press - Montana
Valerie Solanas's rarely published, legendary play, Up Your Ass (1965), explodes social and sexual mores and the hypocritical, patriarchal culture that produces them through her signature irreverence and wit, incisiveness and camp.
Prunella Clough - A small thing edgily
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Exhibition catalogue with twenty color illustrations of paintings by the British painter Prunella Clough (1919–1999), focusing on the artist's late-career departure from the industrial figuration for which she was known into a wry, quietly influential approach to abstraction.
Christine Maigne - Rhizome Cupules Eclosion - Permanent displays in public spaces
bilingual edition (English / French)
Strandflat
First monograph, presenting four perennial works created by Christine Maigne as part of public and private commissions and which are organically articulated to the ground.
Sound American - The Mapping Issue
English edition
Sound American
Sound American
Guest-curated by Found Sound Nation's Kyla-Rose Smith, this special issue is dedicated to the unique perspectives of musical voices outside the USA, giving unique insight into the wider world of artistic practice and allowing us all to question how we create.
Pierre Bal-Blanc - The Continuum Was Performed in the Following Manner - Notes on documenta 14
English edition
Nero
An in-depth ex-post reflection on Documenta 14 by one of its curators, Pierre Bal Blanc, with the contribution of Adam Szymczyk.
Cao Fei - Supernova
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
New monograph.
Lily Van der Stokker - How I Went to New York - 1983-1992
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Lily Van der Stokker's illustrated autobiography of her life in New York in the 1980s, when she opened a gallery in the East Village.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the Antipolitical series).
Nouveau Réalisme = Nouvelles approches perceptives du réel
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
A collection of works, documents, testimonies, recollections and analyses that offers an exceptional overview of the history and life of the New Realist group.
 Marie Cool Fabio Balducci -
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Retrospective monograph.
Lei Saito - Existential Cuisine
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
Is-Land
The culinary performances and installations of the Japanese artist based in Paris (book printed in fluorescent pantones).
Marco Fusinato - Desastres
English edition
Lenz Press
An experimental noise project that synchronises sound with image and takes the form of a durational solo performance as installation (the publication accompanying Marco Fusinato's immersive project for the Australia Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, with texts by Branden W. Joseph, Elizabeth Povinelli, Chus Martínez, Thurston Moore, Stephen O'Malley, Bruce Russell, etc.).
Lawrence Abu Hamdan - Dirty Evidence
English edition
Lenz Press
Richly illustrated, this book provides for the first time a visual overview of Lawrence Abu Hamdan's works of more than a decade, and elaborates on a formal vocabulary characterized by the aesthetics of sound and language.
Palais
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
This issue of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of a season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo entitled Reclaim the Earth:, which brings together fourteen artists who seek to develop new connections with nature, the living world and the environment.
Loïc Raguénès - The Room of the Octopus
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph.
Guigou Chenevier - Une histoire d\'Etron Fou Leloublan
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
The crazy story of the mythical avant-garde rock band Etron Fou Leloublan (1976-1985), pioneer of the European movement Rock in Opposition.
Shirley Jaffe - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
At the invitation of Frédéric Paul, nine artists from both sides of the Atlantic cast an eye on the work of American abstract painter Shirley Jaffe (1923-2016).
Pauline Oliveros - Accordion & Voice (vinyl LP)
Important Records
Pauline Oliveros' first solo recording, available on LP for the first time since it was originally released in 1982.
Pauline Oliveros - The Wanderer (vinyl LP)
Important Records
An utterly essential document of early American minimalism, available on LP for the first time since it was originally released in 1984. Cut at Golden and pressed at RTI for maximum fidelity.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul - Metaphors - Selected Soundworks from the Cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
(last copies available!)
Compilation album Metaphors contains 14 soundworks carefully selected from the Cinema of the Thai film director. Includes Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Syndromes and a Century, Fever Room and more.
Exploring Gong Culture of Southeast Asia - Massif and Archipelago (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
A field recording project initiated by Japanese sound artist Yasuhiro Morinaga, documenting traditional gong music by different Southeast Asian ethnic groups.
Exploring Gong Culture of Southeast Asia - Massif and Archipelago (2 CD + booklet)
Sub Rosa
A field recording project initiated by Japanese sound artist Yasuhiro Morinaga, documenting traditional gong music by different Southeast Asian ethnic groups (2 CDs with a 52 page booklet).
Daniel Schmidt - In My Arms, Many Flowers (CD)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
New release of the first album of American Gamelan composer Daniel Schmidt.
Daniel Schmidt - Cloud Shadows (CD)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
New release of the third album of American Gamelan composer Daniel Schmidt.
Julia Reidy - World in World (vinyl LP)
Black Truffle
Julia Reidy's 7th album is an intimate set of songforms using just intonation guitar, electronics and voice: both rigorously experimental and emotive, World in World is undoubtedly the finest work yet of the prolific Berlin-based guitarist-composer.
Taylor Deupree - Harbor (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The 14th album of the American musician and sound artist, a key figure in minimal electronic music and the man at the head of the 12k label, is an invitation to an immobile journey.
Lawrence English - Viento (CD + book)
Room40
In 2010, Lawrence English made field recordings in Patagonia. You can hear abandoned buildings, lone trees folded over in fields of tundra-like grasses, quivering road signs, wailing fences and other objects shaken into life by the wind. In the booklet, the sounds are accompanied by pictures.
Martyn Bates - Murder Ballads [Passages] (2 vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
The second chapter of the post-isolationist, deep ambient & folk classic Murder Ballads by M.J. Harris (Scorn) and Martyn Bates (Eyeless in Gaza) re-emerges in this first vinyl outing.
Espace art actuel - Voices
bilingual edition (texts in English and French)
Espace art actuel
Poetics of the voice.
Nathalie du Pasquier - RO-SÉ - A Book as a Bridge
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A hybrid monograph/artist book of Nathalie Du Pasquier's work.
Pat Thomas - \
Édition Gamut
A tribute to Cecil Taylor's Akisakila, re-imagined & arranged by Pat Thomas piano & XT: Paul Abbott (drums, synthetic sounds) and Seymour Wright (actual & potential saxophone).
Frédéric Acquaviva - [səminal] (CD)
AcquAvivA
A composition in two continuous parts of 30' and 19' which melts two antagonistic and complementary dimensions: a data-text read by the French artist ORLAN and a virtual orchestra, composed of four singers (Loré Lixenberg, Joan La Barbara, Wills Morgan and Jacques Lizène) and 124 different instruments.
The Drawer - Wall drawings
French edition (texts in English and French)
The Drawer
The Drawer - The Drawer (magazine)
A review dedicated to drawing, that leaves the artists fairly free. A field for play, expression and creation, The Drawer #21, dedicated to wall drawings, brings together around twenty artists and designers (Linda Berger, Camille Chastang, Lauren Clay, Peter Halley, Clémence Mauger, Peter Soriano, David Tremlett...).
« Il créait des choses désagréables » - Marcel Mariën et l\'activité surréaliste
French edition (texts in French and English)
Art Book Magazine
The different aspects of the work of Marcel Mariën (1920-1993)–member of the surrealist group of Brussels, poet, creator of images, publisher, theoretician and political activist, accomplice of René Magritte and Guy Debord.
The Return of DADA / Die Wiederkehr von DADA / Le Retour de DADA (4 volume box set)
texts in English, French, German
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Reevaluating the scholarly knowledge about Dada and its legacy, this publication reconstructs how Dada was (re)invented in the 1950s and the 1960s, especially by the Dada protagonists themselves, and asks to what extent Dada's impulses are still relevant regarding current aesthetic, literary and cultural analyses.
Sherill Tippins - Dans le palais des rêves - La vie et l\'époque du légendaire Chelsea Hotel de New York
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A fascinating exploration of the utopian origins and tumultuous 130-year history of the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world.
Jan-Christopher Horak - Saul Bass - Autopsie du design cinématographique
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.
Jean-Loup Amselle - L\'art de la friche - Essai sur l\'art contemporain africain
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An anthropologist's view of contemporary African creation.
Pierre Tilman - Actes d\'art (1960-1980)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A journey through the years 1960-1980, following Pierre Tilman's friendships with the artists, poets, jazz musicians and creators who marked the artistic and literary landscape of the time.
Marie Gispert - Jean Cassou - Une histoire du musée
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A history of the museum of modern art, exhibitions and discourses on art and its public in the 20th century, from the trajectory of Jean Cassou (1897-1986), writer, resistance fighter, art critic, poet and chief curator of thenational museum for modern art of France from 1945 to 1965.
Julie Ramos - L\'Inde des visionnaires - Runge, Blake, Bra
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An investigation into how the discovery of "India" disrupted Western mimesis between 1800 and 1850, thereby contributing to artistic modernity.
Décor - Vulgaire
French edition
Décor
EnsAD Paris (French National School for Decorative Arts)
The second issue of the annual review of the École des arts décoratifs de Paris, devoted to the question of the vulgar, explores through creations, portfolios, interviews, fictions and theoretical texts the polysemy of this word which embodies all the tensions of our time.
Paul-Armand Gette - Artémis & Paul-Armand Gette - 50 ans de rencontres & conversations
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
The very first major monograph of Paul-Armand Gette.
Benjamin Fouché - Du concept de féérie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A text declined in the form of axioms, corollaries or proposals, like an accumulation of pictures built over the course of social movements, and with the words of others (Marcel Proust, Jonathan Crary, Nathalie Quintane, Chrysippe, Karl Marx, Marie José Mondzain, Mario Tronti, Anne Parian, etc.), in order to question the gestures that make up the narrative.
Moëz Majed - Libellule
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Through a message of love, the writer evokes the memories and places of his own childhood and expresses a pessimistic and painful thought of a Tunisia adrift, which currently offers to its youth a dark future—while hoping that the light returns.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil la nuit
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A long poem that questions our being in the world with a freedom that is both new and timeless, as if this word came from the origins.
Le cinéma muet italien, à la croisée des arts
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – ArTeC / Labex
New perspectives for a history of Italian silent cinema.
Comment devient-on créateur∙trice ?
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A book to approach differently what is taught and learned in art and design college.
Dominique Pasqualini - Du biface à l\'interface - Artefacts, affects, etc.
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
From the prehistoric biface to the telephone interface, whose lightning diffusion concretizes a new anthropological threshold for humanity: a theoretical articulation of current global issues from prehistory, thought as the privileged site where to rest the questions of the technique, the language and the image, between archaeology of the media, anthropology, geology, biology and science-fiction.
Dominique Pasqualini - Dummy Airbag Test - Essais en accidentologie bio-mécanique opto-électronique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Reissue of Volume A of Dominique Pasqualini's Editome, which explores the permanent state of testing of our lives and our relationship to technology.
Zineb Sedira - Les rêves n\'ont pas de titres
French edition
Nero
The three issues of the periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022), gathered in a box set.
Eric Vautrin - Le cinquième mur - Formes scéniques contemporaines & nouvelles théâtralités
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
A collection of interviews and studies of performances that constitutes a crossing of the contemporary theatrical and choreographic landscape, re-examining the critical and theoretical tools that allow us to apprehend and think about current scenic forms.
Julien Blaine - 2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
591 - L\'Humidité, une rétrospective
French edition
591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue: a retrospective of L'Humidité, the most important art and experimental poetry magazine of the 1970s, created and directed by Jean-François Bory from 1970 to 1978.
Lev Manovich - Le langage des nouveaux médias
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
Espace multimedia Gantner
French translation of Manovich's major book The Language of New Media, the first systematic and rigorous theory of new media.
John Corbett - Improvisation libre - Manuel d\'écoute
French edition
Lenka lente
A how-to manual for free improvisation music.
Pierre Pinoncelli - Pierre Pinoncelli, l\'artiste à la phalange coupée (DVD)
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A documentary film made over 10 years by Virgile Novarina, portraying the iconoclastic artist Pierre Pinoncelli, known since the 1960s for his shocking happenings.
Patrick Nardin - FXMVT - Une histoire de Faux Mouvement
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
The history of the contemporary art center of Metz.
Stefan Marx - Berlin Drawings 2
no text
Nieves
The everyday life of Stefan Marx in Berlin, in a new 300-page volume of drawings.
Claude Closky - Entretien sur l\'art
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This text is the script of a performance by Claude Closky, which took place in February 2022 at the Pernod Ricard Foundation. Invited by Jill Gasparina to an Interview on Art, Claude Closky twisted the exercise by writing a text-partition, based partially on interviews given by the artist since the 1990s.
Revue & Corrigée
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Contemporary poetry in Arabic: Sara Elkamel; Marc Ribot; Bill Nace interviewed by Michel Henritzi; David Grubbs by Laurent Nerzic; Werner Durand interviewed by Deborah Walker; Paulina Owczarek interviewed by Gérard Rouy ; focus Insub.Records; 80 record reviews...
Jonathan Olivares - Seeing
no text
Nieves
The connections between design, skateboarding and graffiti in the practice of the American industrial designer.
Roberto Polillo - Jazz dietro le quinte
Italian edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The photographic archives of Roberto Polillo who abundantly documented the concerts of the greatest American jazz musicians in Italy in the years 1960-1970.
Mouvement
French edition
Mouvement
Formes et couleurs - Les arts décoratifs dans le fonds de livres anciens de l\'isdaT - institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse)
This picture book features decorative patterns with unusual shapes and colors, taken from the decorative arts collections of the Institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse (isdaT).
Expanded Nature - Écologies du cinéma expérimental
French edition
Light Cone
The ecologies of experimental cinema in the Anthropocene age.
Bernard Quirot - Simplifions
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
In this writing, French architect Bernard Quirot carries a reflection on his theoretical foundations and evokes, through his architectural journey, a critical vision of the increasing complexity of the world.
Horst Bredekamp - Les coraux de Darwin - Premiers modèles de l\'évolution et tradition de l\'histoire naturelle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Œuvres en sociétés
A major contribution, by German philosoph and art historian Horst Bredekamp, to the current debate on the 'tree of life' in evolutionary biology. The essay deals with the aesthetic and political dimension of the coral, in Darwin's system a model of anarchic evolution which opposes the hierarchical metaphor of the tree.
Architecture évolutive / réversible - Formes et dispositifs
French edition
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Books
A collective reflection on the imperatives of sustainability and reversibility to which architecture must respond today, in connection with contemporary societal and environmental issues.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planète B - Le sublime et la crise climatique
French edition
Radicants
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Beyrouth - Les temps du design
French edition
Kaph Books
The first retrospective on design in Lebanon, from the 1920s until today, includes works by over 50 designers, uncovering this major design scene in the Middle-East.
Histoires de Papiers
French edition
Kaph Books
"Stories of Paper" traces the history of paper as a thousand-year-old material used from antiquity to the present day, and provides an original perspective on the history of graphic arts.
Christophe Robe -
French edition
The Drawer - Books
First monograph.
Olivier Duport - Fiat Lux
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Flee
A wide-ranging photographic survey of contemporary and modern sacred architectural constructions in the Puglia region of Italy through nearly 200 cataloged brutalist, modernist or simply eccentric buildings.
Inter - Performance et art actuel en Afrique – Le cas du Cameroun, de la RDC et de la Tunisie
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
Contemporary art and performative practices in Africa.
Giorgia Aiello - Communication, espace, image
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A critical approach to visual communication and contemporary globalist aesthetics.
Roven - Numéro spécial Le monstre du dessin
French edition
Roven
Roven - Roven magazine
The 16th issue of the annual critical review on contemporary drawing is dedicated to monsters and the monstrous.
Pas besoin d\'un dessin
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The eminent art historian and curator Jean-Hubert Martin takes a singular look at the collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève by abolishing hierarchies and thus encouraging to return to the primary relationship between the artwork and the viewer.
Julien Carreyn - L\'espace des arts
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Nero
Julien Carreyn captures the singularity and strangeness of a cultural center during a residency.
Le son du grisli - Rétrospective
French edition
Le son du grisli
Lenka lente
The retrospective of the website and the magazine Le son du grisli (2004-2021): 16 portraits and 38 interviews of musicians, 842 record and concert reviews.
Le paysage après coup
French edition
Naima
A collective research on the memory of the places to the test of wars and conflicts through representations of landscapes, as they are reworked by means of contemporary art, cinema or literature.
Résister, encore - Œuvres d\'art, culture & démocratie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Bringing together previously unpublished essays by internationally renowned philosophers, cultural theorists, activists, and art historians, this volume provides a toolkit for addressing contemporary theories and practices of resistance.
Alexandre Leger - Longtemps éphémère
French edition
Roven - books
Alexandre Leger's drawings-poems.
Lara Bonneau - Lire l\'œuvre d\'Aby Warburg à la lumière de ses Fragments sur l\'expression
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An essay to account for the architectonics of Aby Warburg (1866-1929) by resituating his work within his project of general anthropology of expression: Lara Bonneau shows, from a text as little known as it is important, that the invention of iconology, which made the art historian famous, was underpinned by an ontology drawing on various sources, philosophical, psychological and biological as well as historical.
Benjamin Lavigne - Le Petit Surhomme des jeux vidéo et la gamification du monde - Éthique de la manipulation par l’interactivité ludique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The Nietzschean notion of superman and the very real effects of the virtual, the networks, the digital image and the video game in human interrelationships: a striking essay resulting from the posthumously defended thesis of Benjamin Lavigne (1981-2020), which draws up a singular, committed and rigorous critic of the technological foundations of contemporary society.
Jean Kempf - Les conquérants de l\'inutile - Photographes de conflits américains au tournant du XXIe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
American conflict photographers at the turn of the 21th century.
Jalil Bennani - Des Djinns à la psychanalyse - Nouvelle approche des pratiques traditionnelles et contemporaines
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A new approach to psychological suffering, integrating non-Western knowledge with that of psychiatry and psychoanalysis, in order to rethink the cultural and linguistic heritages and crossings that constitute a plural universal.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
Attaques
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An anthology of critical and political poetry: Leslie Kaplan, Rothenberg, arts and critical positions, an anthology of contemporary Central American poetry, a catalog of visual poetry, a dossier on the Brazilian concrete poetry group Noigandres, new translations of William Blake by Jean-Jacques Viton...
Marcel Lods - Éduquer à l\'architecture moderne
French edition
Athom
Transcripts of unpublished lectures and writings by the French architect-urbanist Marcel Lods (1891-1978).
François Piron - Ce que Sylvère Lotringer n\'écrivait pas
French edition
Paraguay Press
A book of interviews with Sylvère Lotringer.
Roberto Masiero - Une machine à penser - La maison de Paros de Silvia Gmür et Livio Vacchini
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
A reflection on the relationship between architecture, art, philosophy and politics based on the house of Paros by Silvia Gmür and Livio Vacchini, a real "thinking machine" offering a lesson of architecture.
Julius Eastman - Gay Guerrilla - L\'histoire de Julius Eastman
French edition
Éditions 1989
A collection of biographical and musical essays about composer-performer Julius Eastman—a compelling portrait of Eastman's enigmatic and intriguing life and music.
OpticalSound
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
Interviews with Michael Gira (Swans), Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Jérôme Lefdup, Éric Mangion, Pierre Leguillon, Norscq & Guillaume Ollendorff; Roxane Bovet, Mathieu Copeland and Laurent Schmid on John Armleder; Stéphane Margolis; Marie Losier's ten favorite records; Abbas Kiarostami by Alain Bergala...
Reiner Schürmann - Le principe d\'anarchie - Heidegger et la question de l\'agir
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
The relation between being and acting and the principle of anarchy in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
Fred Moten - Les sous-communs - Planification fugitive et étude noire
French edition
Brook
A political and aesthetic critique of racial capitalism and modes of social experimentation in the form of resistance to the colonial commons.
Marie Tchernia-Blanchard - Dans l\'œil d\'un chasseur - Charles Sterling (1901-1991), historien de l\'art
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The Art history reconsidered as a scientific discipline and form of discourse in the twentieth century, through a critical analysis of the work of Charles Sterling.
Chang-Ming Peng - Regards sur la peinture chinoise en Occident - Évolution du discours et résonances artistiques (1800-1939)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The little-known history of a major cultural encounter: a study of the reception of Chinese painting in the West and its artistic resonances, which underwent profound changes between the 19th century and the 1930s.
Poésie Concrète
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A study of the body of concrete poetry in the MAMCO collection.
Tatiana Trouvé -
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A rereading of Tatiana Trouvé's work based on her drawing practice.
Roula Matar - L\'architecture selon Gordon Matta-Clark
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The architectural proposals of Gordon Matta-Clark.
Repenser le médium - Art contemporain et cinéma
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Medias/Theories
The redefinition of the medium through the interrelation between contemporary art and cinema.
Yann Beauvais - Agir le cinéma - Écrits sur le cinéma expérimental (1979-2020)
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.
Les Carnets du BAL - L\'image sans l\'homme
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.
Markus Breitschmid - Architecture Non-Référentielle
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
French edition of Valerio Olgiati's and Markus Breitschmid's widely acclaimed manifesto for a new approach in architecture in a world free of ideologies and, therefore, references: a must-read for anyone interested in architecture today.
Éléonore Devevey - Terrains d\'entente - Anthropologues et écrivains dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
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