new releases
 
 Line Fontana & David Fagart - Renewing the City from Within
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
A reflection by the architects of Fagart & Fontana on the renewal of the city from within and more specifically on the processes of transformation and adaptation of existing collective housing to new needs and lifestyles.
Louise Bourgeois - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Marie-Laure Bernadac, a leading expert in Louise Bourgeois's work, invites nine artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Tracey Emin, Camille Henrot, Jenny Holzer, Rachel Whiteread...) to share their views of this major artistic figure of the 20th century.
François-Xavier Gbré - Album Architecture - Abidjan
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Album Architectures
An iconographic work on the modern architecture of Abidjan which aims to offer a photographic survey of thirty buildings representative of the chosen moment of architecture that followed independence.
Giorgio Peghin - Voyages en Sardaigne - Nelle miniere di Iglesias / Into the Mines of Iglesias
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Voyages en Sardaigne
Voyages en Sardaigne (Travels in Sardinia) is a collection of unconventional thematic guides on the island in the middle of the Mediterranean. This first part proposes an itinerary through the mining landscapes of Sulcis-Iglesiente, exploring soil, excavations, incisions, mutations, transpositions and silence of this territory marked by an industrial history.
Laurence Lorenzi -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Is-Land
The series of photographs taken by Jean-Luc Moulène of his partner of ten years, Laurence Lorenzi (1956-2004).
1, 2, 3... couleur ! - L\'autochrome exposée
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume in Château de Tours, dedicated to autochrome, a technique patented at the very beginning of the 20th century by the Lumière brothers, which revolutionized the history of photography by introducing color, before falling into oblivion and then being rediscovered in recent decades by historians and collectors.
Claire Tabouret - I am spacious, singing flesh
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A new critical reading of key dimensions of the Los Angeles-based French artist's work.
Bagarres
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The second issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Marie Hazard -
English edition
Zolo Press
First monograph of the French textile artist.
Rubem Valentim - The Brazilian Trace / A Riscadura Brasileira
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograph of the painter, sculptor and engraver Rubem Valentim (1922-1991), an emblematic figure of the Brazilian art of the 20th century.
Antonin Artaud - “The Human Face” and Other Writings on His Drawings
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Three extraordinary texts—pitched between writing and image—that project Artaud's ferocious engagement with the act of drawing.
Paul Bernard - \
bilingual edition (English / French)
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
An analysis of the failed experiment of an exhibition of the Situationists that ought to have taken place at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in 1959, and of the Situationist International's ambivalent relationship with the format of the exhibition, the museum and the institution.
 Iliazd - Iliazda at the Birthday Party - Autobiographical Lecture, 1922
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The English translation of Zdanevich's Dadaist autobiographical lecture in Paris in 1922, where he adopts the name Iliazda. In this entertaining lecture, the achievements of the avant-garde is presented as a combination of zaum, polymorphous sexuality, aleatory forms and scatological interpretation of culture.
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung - An Ongoing-Offcoming Tale - Ruminations on Art, Culture, Politics and Us/Others
English edition
Archive Books
An Ongoing-Offcoming Tale comprises abstractions, subversions and poetic ruminations, housed within essays that engage with the lives and practices of over 30 artists.
An Activist Neuroaesthetics Reader
English edition
Archive Books
A manifesto for an activist neuroaesthetics, to make the processes of digital dominion and governmentalization—which are becoming more and more prominent in late-stage cognitive capitalism (or neural capitalism)—opaque, visible, and known (contributions by Franco Bifo Berardi, Yann Moulier Boutang, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Warren Neidich, Slavoj Žižek...).
Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju - Earnestly
English edition
Archive Books
Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju's debut collection of writing.
 Tehnica Schweiz - The Blue Room
bilingual edition (English / Hungarian)
Archive Books
An installation by the artistic duo Tehnica Schweiz (Gergely László and Péter Rákosi) comprising a film and a porcelain sculpture collection: a re-examination of our relation to architectural and material cultural heritage.
Trading Zones - Camera Work in Artistic and Ethnographic Research
English edition
Archive Books
This book introduces camera-based practices at the intersections of artistic and ethnographic research that critically examine the means of their own production and social embeddedness.
How to Die - Inopiné
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.
Artforum - December 2022 – The Year in Review
English edition
Artforum
The best of 2022: a renowned group of critics, artists, and curators from around the world take stock of the year in art.
Holding Pattern
English edition
Lenz Press
Catalogue of the exhibition curated by Kunstnernes Hus Director and former Wire editor Anne Hilde Neset to award-winning novelist Tom McCarthy, invited to unpack, via contemporary art, the themes dealt with in his books.
Jacopo Benassi - Matrice
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Bruno
The catalogue of an exhibition in which painting, photography and sculpture bring about some original strange hybrids: probably Jacopo Benassi's most ambitious and intimate project.
Giovanna Silva - Description of San Marco by Michel Butor Redescribed by Giovanna Silva
English edition
Bruno
Six decades after the publication of Michel Butor's Description of San Marco, artist photographer Giovanna Silva cast her eye to the iconic Venetian square and its surrounds, at once populated by signs of contemporary life, but also astonishingly unchanged.
Art for UBI (manifesto)
English edition
Bruno
A manifesto for radical care and universal and unconditional basic income, as a tool for social transformation and social equality highlighting values, needs and desires opposing the present inequalities generated by neoliberalism and the ecological unsustainability of capitalism.
Leyla Yenirce - So Much Energy
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Dora Budor - Autoreduction
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Publication based on a project initiated by Dora Budor at Progetto (Lecce, Italy) in 2021 that began with detouring a solo exhibition onto a collaborative course to traverse the itineraries of work, leisure, and consumption in southern Italy.
In Medias Res #2 - Architecture in Motion
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
After a previous focus on questions of historiography and the archive, In Medias Res #2: Architecture in Motion continues Fluentum's ongoing investigation into the history of its grounds with a focus on its architecture and surrounding material culture, both past and present.
 General Idea - Ecce Homo
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The General Idea drawings.
Sylvie Fleury - Double Positive
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An unprecedented insight into the artist's 1990s fashion collection.
Christian Marclay -
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A retrospective.
Henry Roy - Ibiza Memories
English edition
Nieves
A 30-year archive of images from Franco-Haitian artist photographer Henry Roy's many trips to the island of Ibiza.
Wangechi Mutu -
English edition
X Artists' Books
New monograph of the famous American-Kenyan artist, presenting her bronze and clay sculptures and her recent films.
Gauri Gill - Acts of Appearance
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A community project initiated by the renowned Indian photographer with Adivasi papier-mâché artists from the Kokna and Warli tribes in Palghar district, India.
Emanuel Halpern - Paradoxer Schattenboxer
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
A retro-futuristic graphic novel by the Swiss artist.
Afterall - Medium/Metaphor/Milieu
English edition
Afterall
Afterall #53 "Medium/Metaphor/Milieu" looks at the exhibitionary in and beyond exhibitions. Gathered through the notions of medium and milieu, it looks at a range of practices and modes of thinking that foreground the exhibitionary in concrete, spatial, architectural and experiential terms.
Robert Milin - Le Jardin aux habitant·es
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues & artist's books
Publication dedicated to the Jardin aux habitant·es, a work by the artist Robert Milin produced in collaboration with volunteers for the opening of the Palais de Tokyo, a community garden that brings together, since 2002, amateur gardeners, who are members of an association.
Metalworks - Designing and making
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press
This book uses the production of some twenty international creators to discuss methods of transforming metal in contemporary design.
Enrico Peressutti - URSS 1941
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
The photographs and drawings, mostly unpublished, made by the Italian architect back from the Russian front in 1941.
Loren Connors - Night of Rain
English edition
Recital
An art book by musician and artist Loren Connors, exploring his pictural practice.
Jason Kahn - Soundings (book + CD)
English edition
varia
A collection of 77 texts by Jason Kahn, each text written in response to a field recording made by the sound artist in Zurich in February-March 2020 (CD with the 77 sound recordings included): a poetic and sonic cartography that reflects the constitution of the place by the way it "sounds".
Soun-Gui Kim - Encounters with Soun-Gui Kim - Writings, 1975-2021
trilingual edition (English / French / Korean)
varia
The first collection of the Korean-French artist's writings, interviews (with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, Nam June Paik...) and essays on her work.
Lara Almarcegui - The Eight Castor Houses of Villeurbanne
bilingual edition (English / French)
IAC (Institut d'art contemporain)
A research work by the artist Lara Almarcegui on the "Maisons Castors" housing complex in Villeurbanne, which originated from a collaborative self-building movement of the 1940s, through which groups of families built their dwellings by pooling their skills.
Ibrahim Mahama - Voli-ni
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Lenz Press
A visual diary of Ibrahim Mahama's impressive work in his native Tamale in Ghana, a community-based project founded on the understanding of art as totalizing, reparatory experience: a catalyzer of energies directed for change and social progress.
Marie-France Rafael - Passing Images - Art in the Post-Digital Age
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Image and contemporary art in the post-digital age.
Mousse
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse
Mousse - Mousse Magazine
Ayo Akingbade, Dora Budor, Ignacio Gatica, Caspar Heinemann, Simon Lehner, David Moser, Fujiko Nakaya, Selma Selman, Francisco Tropa, Travis Jeppesen, Cally Spooner...
David Douard - U Killed me First (Melody)
English edition
varia
Publication constituting a continuation of Melody, the installation created by David Douard for Sculpture Garden, acquired by the city of Geneva, and which was subsequently vandalized.
Karel Teige - The Marketplace of Art / Commentary (2 volumes)
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The first English translation of Karel Teige's The Marketplace of Art in two volumes includes a critical introduction, inquiries, and extensive commentaries. Originally published in the Czech language in 1936, The Marketplace of Art is the summation of Teige's artistic, political, and theoretical work.
Palais
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
This issue 34 of the Palais magazine accompanies and echoes the exhibition Scheherazade, at night presented at the Palais de Tokyo from October 2022 until January 2023, bringing together six international artists whose practice summons the tumult of the contemporary world through the political power of narrative and the imaginary.
Cinzia Ruggeri - Cinzia Says...
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The widest and most complete overview of Cinzia Ruggeri's career to date.
Saâdane Afif - Side Magazine - Yasmine and the Seven Faces of the Heptahedron
bilingual edition (English / Norwegian)
Wirklichkeit Books
The special 8th edition concluding the editorial discursive space for the Bergen Assembly triennial, conceived by Saâdane Afif, constitutes the real catalogue of the exhibitions, with extensive visual documentation and texts by different authors, on some 300 pages.
Saâdane Afif - The Heptahedron - Complete Series of Side Magazine (box set)
bilingual edition (English / Norwegian)
Wirklichkeit Books
70.00 63.00 €
The 8 volumes of the publication conceived by Saâdane Afif for the Bergen Assembly triennial, gathered in a box set.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
Viktor Misiano - Curator without a System - Viktor Misiano: Selected Writing
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Curator without a System brings together, for the first time in English, a rich variety of essays by the curator Viktor Misiano written between 1988 and 2005.
Peter Fend - Africa-Arctic Flyway - Physiocratic States
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The use of art and architecture to develop practical solutions to economic and ecological crises.
Omar Kholeif - Sonia Balassanian
English edition
Sternberg Press - Imagine Otherwise
A deeply personal portrait of Iranian Armenian American artist Sonia Balassanian.
What Makes an Assembly? - Stories, Experiments, and Inquiries
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A crossdisciplinary inquiry into the practices and forms of assembly making, through multiple times and geographies.
Wesley Brown - Blue in Green
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
Wesley Brown narrates the day when trumpeter Miles Davis was assaulted by the New York Police Department. A dramatic and humorous story, told from multiple perspectives including that of Frances Taylor, Davis's wife, and the musicians in Davis's bands: a timely meditation on the psychological impact of police brutality, through the lens of a day in the life of Miles Davis.
Ross Bolleter - Average Human Heart
English edition
Lenka lente
In Average Human Heart, inspired by Eduardo Galeano's The Book of Embraces and Jorge Luis Borges's Ficciones, Ross Bolleter offers more than 100 vignettes (or "left hand stories") primarily on music and musical experience.
Steven Warwick - Notes on Evil
English edition
Floating Opera Press
An investigation into the current social architectures that determine the perception of the notion of "evil"... and the production of figures that embody it.
Free Jazz Communism
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Actualising the concert of Archie Shepp–Bill Dixon Quartet at the 8th World Festival of Youth and Students in Helsinki 1962, Free Jazz Communism contextualizes the politics of free jazz music in light of global decolonisation movements, anti-war activism, structures of racial capitalism, and forms of avant-garde music (new augmented edition).
Alice Rawsthorn - Design as an Attitude
English edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Acclaimed author Alice Rawsthorn has revised her bestselling field guide to design in the wake of the pandemic, technological change, and the escalating climate emergency.
Jack Pierson - Less and more
English edition
DoPe Press
A concise introduction to the Jack Pierson's photographs, collages, word sculptures and more across four decades.
Jack Pierson - Tomorrow\'s Man 6
English edition
varia
The sixth volume in Jack Pierson's famed Tomorrow's Man series associates archival material and works by contemporary artists in a collage-like design to produce an exploded vision of the current visual landscape, draped in vintage homoeroticism and glamour.
Genesis Belanger -
English edition
Perrotin
This monograph dedicated to sculptor Genesis Belanger looks back at the beginnings of her practice and offers an analysis of her work.
Pierre-Olivier Arnaud - Dans l\'espace : poussières, points, trames et chatoiements - L\'image prototype, restes et promesses
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
Under a title in the form of an inventory that could list as many photographic subjects, this book exhaustively documents Pierre-Olivier Arnaud's work since the early 2000s.
Sky Hopinka - The sun comes in whenever it wants
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire
First monograph of the artist, poet, and filmmaker Sky Hopinka whose work embraces Native American perspectivism and reverses the primacy of representation of non-Western identities.
The Essayer
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
An editoeducational project by Ensba Lyon, Ravisius Textor, Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey & The Serving Library, & 019 Ghent.
Isabel Carvalho - Langages tissés
trilingual edition (English / French / Portuguese)
varia
An exploration of the work of the Portuguese artist Isabel Carvalho, between visual and writing practices, based on a project conducted around the history of the art center Le Lait, Albi.
Walking from Scores
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.
Kazuhiro Hori - The Art of Kazuhiro Hori
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
White Rabbit Prod
This book is the first monograph devoted to the work of Kazuhiro Hori. Through a selection of his most emblematic paintings, it offers an introduction to the oppressive universe of the Japanese artist, populated by anemic teenagers and evil stuffed animals.
The Drawing Centre Show
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Centre
The Drawing Centre Show brings together 62 international invited to produce a series of three drawings, selected by four curators (including two artists, also participating): Gene Beery, Katherine Bradford, Joe Bradley, Roberto Cuoghi, Steve DiBenedetto, Carroll Dunham, Rachel Feinstein, Bruno Gironcoli, Sophie von Hellermann, Charline von Heyl, Jacqueline de Jong, Martin Kippenberger, Maria Lassnig, Tobias Pils, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Lily van der Stokker, Betty Tompkins, Franz West, Heimo Zobernig...
Scrapbook - 40 ans de Light Cone
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
A visual anthology 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.
Alice Neel - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
At the invitation of Fabienne Dumont, seven artists from both sides of the Atlantic cast an eye on the work of American painter Alice Neel (1900-1984).
 Tong Yi Xin - Manuel d\'amour environnemental
bilingual edition (French / Chinese)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues & artist's books
A collection of poems by Chinese artist Tong Yi Xin.
The Drawer
French edition (texts in English and French)
The Drawer
The Drawer - The Drawer (magazine)
The Drawer #22 is dedicated to the drawing notebooks, gathering the notebooks of a dozen artists (Francis Alÿs, Michele Ciacciofera, Louise Hervé, Dominique Ingres, Théo Mercier, Karine Rougier, Ruytchi Souzouki...).
Joshua Bonnetta - Innse Gall (vinyl LP + book)
Shelter Press - Records
An exploration of the shifting acoustic ecology of the Western Isles.
Nieves Candle
Nieves
The Nieves wax candle!
Anne-James Chaton - I have the solution for the planet
texts in English and French
Daisy editions
The first publication dedicated to the visual work of writer and performer Anne-James Chaton.
Gavin Bryars - The Sinking of the Titanic (vinyl LP)
varia
1st time on vinyl for the Eno-produced ambient classic "The Sinking of the Titanic", Gavin Bryars' first major composition written between 1969 and 1972, inspired by the tragic event of the British passenger liner's cross-Atlantic maiden voyage.
Jonathan Scherk - Toon! (vinyl LP)
Faitiche
Jonathan Scherk's first solo LP immerses us in a highly distinctive world of plunderphonics-sampledelica-variations acousmatiques that's impossible to classify while feeling familiar nonetheless. Following a strict two-minute format, thirteen complex sound constructions offer a range of experiences—as if the neurosciences had developed an acoustic formula capable of triggering illusions of memory.
Marja Ahti - A coincidence is perfect, intimate attunement (vinyl LP)
Second Editions
A wonderful sophomore collaborative work pieced together over two years of changing seasons, ideas, moods, and feelings.
Hüma Utku - The Psychologist (2 vinyl LP)
Editions Mego
The sophomore album by the Istanbul born and raised, Berlin based electronic music composer and sound artist Hüma Utku: a series of sonic essays based around themes of psychological phenomena, which can be read as a musical enquiry into the human condition.
 Kimsooja - La Lanterne du Bon Dieu (DVD)
French edition, English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A film by Gilles Coudert and Damien Faure about the stained glass windows made by Kimsooja for the Metz Cathedral: a dialogue between contemporary art and cultural heritage and between Eastern and Western thought.
Oren Ambarchi - ਚੈਨਲKAANALचैनलRÁÐעָרוּץ - Godbear Series 004 (vinyl LP)
Matière Mémoire
An original meeting, powerful and explosive, between Charlemagne Palestine, Eric Thielemans and Oren Ambarchi.
Giovanni Di Domenico - Immanent in Nervous Activity (vinyl LP)
Die Schachtel
Riding the razor's edge between bristling electroacoustic wizardry and the constrained structures and harmonic interplay of musical minimalism, "Immanent in Nervous Activity" is Die Schachtel's new release from the creative partnership of Giovanni Di Domenico and Jim O'Rourke, joining the conversant vision of two of the most striking voices within the field of contemporary sound.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - What On Earth (Que Diable) (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
With their sixth studio album, Oiseaux-Tempête unveils a new facet of its mythology through a dense work that carries darkness towards the light of day, that rumbles, calms down and warms up again. Like the silhouette of a lighthouse that reveals itself as its torch rises and shines, the powerful beauty of What On Earth (Que Diable) radiates into an expanding musical cosmos.
Sylvain Chauveau - L\'Effet Rebond (Version Silicium / Version Iridium) (2 CD)
Sub Rosa
A double-creation with four hands, surprising, intelligent and sensitive, between minimal experimentations, avant-garde pop and dissonance.
Jean-Louis Costes - Plastic et Magic (book + CD)
Bisou Records
A 48 pages book of drawings by Costes, with all the lyrics of the 10 songs that are on the accompanying CD.
Ghédalia Tazartès - La Bar Mitzvah du chien / Don\'t Cry For Me, Mamma (vinyl LP)
Bisou Records
A shamanic journey in Tazartès's universe.
Eugene Chadbourne - Pleasures of the Horror (vinyl LP)
Bisou Records
An album for children about horror movies and monsters.
Eugene Chadbourne - Recorded Yesterday and on sale Today (CD)
ReQords
A pair of contemporary music giants re-release a long-lost 2003 live recording, previously available only as a CD-R.
 Red - Felk Moon (book + CD)
Bisou Records
Reissue of Red's album originally released in December 2018, in the form of a 108-page book revealing one hundred of the artist's drawings, selected from those that made up each of the 500 covers of the first vinyl edition of the recording.
 The Snobs - Blend the Horse! (book + CD)
Bisou Records
With six songs in forty-five minutes, Blend The Horse! adds new influences (Broadcast, Radiohead, Tropical Fuck Storm) and brings together opposites dear to The Snobs: electric and electronic, melodic and hypnotic, noisy and pop.
Xavier Mussat - Débordements (CD)
ReQords
Soundscapes, drones, disruptive aberrations, textures and perplexingly absorbing interactions between French guitarist, graphic and sound artist Xavier Mussat and saxophonist Quentin Rollet, performing live at Instants Chavires, in Montreuil, France, in 2020, for eight diverse and unusual improvisations.
Christophe Bailleau - Shooting Stars Can Last (CD)
Optical Sound
A lush, abyssal, labyrinthine and generous album, produced by Christophe Bailleau with a group of sound artists and invited accomplices.
Marie Pellaton - Flore des friches urbaines
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A new and expanded edition of the reference flora, the result of 20 years of studies and floristic surveys on a multitude of urban wastelands, allowing, through 600 photographs and 800 original drawings, to recognize and name some 300 silent plants that we come across every day: a methodical herbarium of the wastelands which constitutes a true guide to biodiversity, beautiful and playful, accessible and rigorous..
David Bihanic - Matrices
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
Athom
Adolfas Mekas - Ligne(s) de vie
French edition
varia
A collection of letters (from 1957 to 1995) that the famous brothers Jonas Mekas and Adolfas Mekas sent from America to Semeniškiai village, their homeland, all addressed to the most important addressee of their lives—their mother, Elzbieta Mekienė.
Éric Alliez - Duchamp avec (et contre) Lacan - Essai de mutologie queer
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Philosopher Éric Alliez rethinks Marcel Duchamp's legacy in relation to contemporary art and the image, psychoanalysis and gender.
Marc Décimo - Étant donné Marcel Duchamp - Palimpseste d\'une œuvre
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An erudite investigation into the enigma of Marcel Duchamp's great testamentary work Étant donnés, an installation conceived for twenty years in the greatest secrecy before being unveiled to the public a year after the death of the inventor of the readymade, which gives the viewer new keys to interpretation, by examining both what the work concludes and what it opens.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
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.
Raphaël Minnesota - Patrice Kirchhofer - Un cinéma pariétal
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
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.
Travailler, lutter, diffuser - Archives militantes du Centre Grisélidis Réal de documentation internationale sur la prostitution, Genève
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The first publication on the archive created by the Swiss writer, painter, activist and prostitute Grisélidis Réal (1929-2005) since the 1970s, containing more than 10,000 documents that trace the international mobilizations for the rights of sex workers and their struggles against exclusion and stigmatization.
Joan Mitchell - Témoignages et confidences
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A lively and intimate portrait of one of the greatest American painters of the 20th century, through a collection of unpublished interviews conducted by Guy Bloch-Champfort with artists, art historians and personalities close to Joan Mitchell, from Paul Auster to Zuka.
Collectif Brasa - Textes à lire à voix haute
French edition
Brook
A collection of texts by fifteen contemporary Brazilian authors who approach the notions of care and privilege from a transfeminist, anti-racist and decolonial critical perspective.
Jean Lorrain - La Mandragore (book + CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
The most accomplished tale of Jean Lorrain (1855-1906), decadent dandy, ardent erotomaniac and corrosive pen, accompanied by a new piece by Nurse With Wound.
Marie Canet - Rêverie, dans la pratique et dans ses formes
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Reference monograph (also available in English edition).
Anne-Valérie Gasc - Machines Aveugles
French edition
Athom
This edition, at the crossroads of the exhibition catalogue and the critical essay, abundantly illustrated, gathers the contributions of about fifteen invited authors around Anne-Valérie Gasc's experiments on the architectural disappearance.
De quelques événements sans signification à reconstituer (book + DVD)
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
A large research into the first, long forgotten film by Moroccan filmmaker Mostafa Derkaoui About Some Meaningless Events (1974): a cinematographic history that sketches out a constellation of micro-histories on the cultural, artistic and political Morocco of the 1970s.
Lionel Marchetti - Le livre des falaises
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A book of poems by the composer of musique concrète.
(In)actualité du surréalisme (1940-2020)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A reevaluationof Surrealism since 1940: a large-scale, groundbreaking work covering seven decades, questioning the discourses, narratives, and debates on the poetic, political, and artistic commitments of the movement, in the context of the deep social and cultural mutations of the world of the second half of the 20th century.
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.
Antonio Somaini - Culture visuelle - Images, regards, médias, dispositifs
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A comprehensive survey of visual studies and visual culture, from its origins in art history to the current perspectives opened by new technologies, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Horst Bredekamp - Les fenêtres de la monade - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Art et théâtre de la nature
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Art historian and philosopher Horst Bredekamp reveals the importance of visual analysis and the central role of images in the development of the philosophical thought of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Relying mainly on the Leibnizian concept of the monad and on the Theater of Nature and Art, elaborated by the German philosopher and scientist from 1671 until his death, Bredekamp places Leibniz as a precursor of the theory of the image.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Alger-Tokyo - Des émissaires de l\'anticolonialisme en Asie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A transversal vision of the affirmation of a global Afro-Asian South through the anti-colonial resistance and war diplomacy of Algerians in Asia and Japan, bringing together history, politics, political philosophy, and poetics.
Laurence Bonvin - شالي (Shali)
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CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
A series of images in deep blacks of an abandoned fortress near Siwa in Egypt, whose stone and salt walls have been eroded by rainwater, transforming this city into a mineral and sculptural monument.
Giulia Essyad - Blueberry Studies
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CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Giulia Essyad's Blueberry Studies, part of her Blue Period cycle, where blue skin is central.
The Artificial Kid
French edition
Tombolo Presses
Publication based on a cycle of exhibitions and events conceived by curator and art critic Elsa Vettier, inspired by the narrative arc of Bruce Sterling's 1980 science fiction novel of the same name, around questions of visibility, artificiality, control, surveillance, seduction and disappearance.
Inter - Visages
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
The status of the face in a society of images.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Expérimentations fouriéristes – États-Unis, XIXe siècle
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Charles Fourier review
The diffusion and applications of Fourierist thought in the United States during the 19th century.
Le début de la fin
French edition
IAC (Institut d'art contemporain)
This publication presents a group exhibition of eighteen young artists who graduated from Ensba de Lyon in 2020, in the context of a health crisis that did not allow them to show their work under the usual conditions.
Pier Vittorio Aureli - Less is Enough - Sur l\'architecture et l\'ascétisme
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
A reflection on asceticism in architecture.
Henri Lefebvre - Malo suivie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
In 132 fragments, Malo suivie publishes the desire of a man, the viewer-perceiver, for a woman known as Malo, formulating the lack and the attraction by means of the sketch.
 Hippolyte Hentgen - Fabules
French edition
Walden n
A "small portable zoology": a book combining 50 animal poems by Christian Bernard and 50 collages by Hippolyte Hentgen.
 eRikm - Échoplasme - Paréidolie – Encres & Scanographies de eRikm (book + CD)
bilingual edition (French / Japanese)
Bisou Records
A series of ghostly ink drawings and scanographs by eRikm, accompanied by a mixed sound piece, with sound texts freely inspired by fragments of stories about the universe of the Yokai, these ghosts and supernatural creatures that inhabit Japanese mythology, between hypnotizing soundscapes and bewitching instrumental devices.
Alan Courtis - Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves
French edition / texts in English and Spanish
ARTDERIEN
Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves is a project collecting and assembling a series of record sleeves. They were all reworked and customized by unknown artists who used the original cover as a support or a source of inspiration... This collection echoes an intimate, marginal and overlooked experience, which can be replaced in the history of iconography and pop music.
Félicie Bazelaire - Bien à toi
French edition
ARTDERIEN
A poetic story written in the form of an unanswered correspondence by the musician Félicie Bazelaire.
 Y5/P5 - Sous-bocks
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United Dead Artists
Legend of the graphzine and the graphzone, Y5/P5 draws zombies, skeletons, ghost trains, nightmare memories, rubber spiders in the subways at night. This book gathers his famous drawings on coasters, which he often made for a beer or a few cigarettes.
Le Silo 06 - Collection Billarant
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varia
Françoise et Jean-Philippe Billarant's collection of minimal and conceptual art.
Rwanda - L\'atelier de la mémoire – Des archives à la création
French edition
Naima
A workshop for the memory of Rwanda.
Éric Baudelaire - Faire Avec - Films et expositions, 2011-2022
French edition
Paraguay Press
A new monograph devoted to Éric Baudelaire's work and collaborative method, tracing the connection between his films and his curatorial projects.
Walter Grab - Walter Grab (1927-1989) - Werkkatalog
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
In addition to providing an unprecedented overview of the Swiss Surrealist artist Walter Grab's oeuvre, this catalogue also presents a wide range of different angles on his art, including subjective looks at individual works, art history essays and an associative correspondence using the cadavre exquis technique that was so dear to the Surrealists.
Matthias Uhlmann - Die Nudistenfilme des Schweizers Werner Kunz
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The naturist films of the Swiss director Werner Kunz (1926-2018), pioneer of sexual liberation in cinema.
Ettore Sottsass - Architettura Attenuata
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Nieves
A series of drawings by the iconic Italian designer.
591 - Les idiotes
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591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue dedicated to the simple and spectacular actions of the group of women artists "Les idiotes" (Hélène Defilippi and Sarah Cassenti): "the most raw and naked materiality of the body, which objectifies itself in act and concretizes itself as form."
591 - Spécial performance
French edition
591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue of the poetry journal directed by Jean-François Bory, dedicated to performance in the broad sense, from the page to the stage.
Manuel Raeder - Agenda 2023
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Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The BOM DIA weekly planner for 2023, offering a different font designed by Studio Manuel Raeder for each month.
Georges Senga - Comment un petit chasseur païen devient Prêtre Catholique
French edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
Artist-photographer Georges Senga investigates into the figure of Bonaventure Salumu, so-called "pagan hunter", who between the 1940s and 60s received a Christian education from missionaries in Congo, following which he was ordained to priesthood as a Jesuit, moved to Europe, eventually returning to his native village where he became a husband and father.
Prométhée, le jour d\'après
French edition
CDA (Centre des Arts)
A collection of contributions and works around the figure of Prometheus, asking the question of the scope of our individual and collective action in an interconnected world, where humans and non-humans cohabit.
 Melmac - MelmAC.Hello - Le cas très inquiétant de ton cri (book + CD)
French edition
Bisou Records
The encounter of the rock band Melmac with the poet Anne-Claire Hello.
Erwan Venn - Kouroupolis
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
A series of watercolors created by the artist Erwan Venn around the construction of the Guiana Space Center, in the 1960s.
Strate(s) – Photo+graphies de l\'aventure spatiale
French edition
miscellaneous
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Strate(s)
The second issue of the CNES Space Observatory.
 General Idea -
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A colossal compendious overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
Antonin Veyrac - L\'infiniment petite
French edition
Supernova - Poetry and storytelling
Antonin Veyrac's third collection of poetry: delirium, contemplation and the child as a perpetual horizon.
Vincent Corpet - Tarot game - Cards by Vincent Corpet
French edition
MASC (Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix)
Tarot deck of 78 cards drawn by Vincent Corpet from a series of paintings made in 2010.
Lucien Pelen - Monte et descend
French edition
Empire - Books
The result of a remarkable editorial work whose graphic design is signed by Syndicat and Lucien Pelen, this first monograph brings together fifteen years of photographic and video production, unpublished contributions, texts and the making-of of the actions carried out by the artist.
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
The fascinating story of Jack Goldstein, the beginnings of CalArts, and some of the illustrious fellows who, in the 1970s and 1980s, led the transition from conceptual art to the Pictures Generation, paints an uncompromising picture of the art world then and now.
Bénédicte Ramade - Vers un art anthropocène - L\'art écologique américain pour prototype
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The first study devoted to the American ecological art movement.
Delphine Edy - Thomas Ostermeier - Explorer l\'autre face du réel pour recréer l\'œuvre en scène
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
How Thomas Ostermeier's productions explore the links between literature and theatrical art in order to question, through a complex realism that he reinvents, what the works have to say about the political and social reality of our present.
Anthologie internationale de poésie contemporaine - 2. Brésil – Poésie intraitable
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This anthology gathers some of the most emblematic authors of the Brazilian poetic modernity, in its widest amplitude and with the intractable will to reveal its incessant reinvention.
Jean-Marie Gleize - Dans le style de l\'attente
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An exploration in thirteen chapters of the question of the name, in a poetic ensemble crossed by childhood, memory, and the obsession of the return.
F.J. Ossang - Génération Néant
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Reissue of the cult punk book by the transgender artist (filmmaker, musician, poet, writer...) Ossang, written in 1980 and first published in 1993, now impossible to find.
Arts Factory - 25 ans au cœur de la scène graphique
French edition
varia
A panorama of the contemporary underground graphic scene, at the crossroads of drawing, comics and illustration, through the exhibitions, the numerous collective projects and the works of more than fifty international artists associated with the history of the mythical Parisian gallery Arts Factory (from Nine Antico to Willem through Charles Burns, Stéphane Blanquet, Hervé Di Rosa, Kiki & Loulou Picasso, Killoffer and Pierre La Police).
Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Point de vue sur l\'architecture - Dialogue. Protopiro et Didascalo
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Fondamenta
The first French edition of the theoretical dialogue of the Italian architect and engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), one of the most radical texts in the history of modern architectural theory.
Bruno Queysanne - Sur la projettation - Pour une pragmatique architecturale
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
Through a careful reading and etymology of architectural treatises, from Vitruvius to Vittone, Bruno Queysanne reveals a little-known aspect of these "classical" texts, in which architects leave aside their learned and dogmatic rhetoric to give us pragmatic advice about the realization of the architectural work.
Lubaina Himid -
French edition
varia
Reference publication dedicated to the practice of Lubaina Himid, one of the leading figures of British Black Art since the 1980s.
Artistes-chercheur·es, chercheur·es-artistes - Performer les savoirs
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – ArTeC
Innovative hybridizations between research, creation (theater and performance) and pedagogy.
Frédéric Cousinié - Paysage du paysage - Nicolas Poussin, Claude Le Lorrain, Sébastien Bourdon
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The various dimensions of the landscape—mental, cultural and ideological, real and pictorial—in the emblematic works of Poussin, Le Lorrain, Bourdon and their contemporaries of the 17th century.
Vincent Beaubois - La zone obscure - Vers une pensée mineure du design
French edition
it: editions
A philosophical manifesto for a "minor thought of design", as a vector of intensification and problematization of our relationship to the world.
Raoul Ruiz - Notes, souvenirs, choses vues
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
Meditations on cinema and method.
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