e-books
 
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planet B - Climate Change and the New Sublime
2022
English edition
Radicants
forthcoming
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.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planète B - Le sublime et la crise climatique
2022
French edition
Radicants
forthcoming
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.
Claudia Palazzolo - Danser pop - Une figure de la création contemporaine
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
The multiple faces of popular dances in contemporary choreographic creation.
Michael Marder - La pensée végétale - Une philosophie de la vie des plantes
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Vegetal life at the forefront of philosophical thought.
Benjamin Lavigne - Le Petit Surhomme des jeux vidéo et la gamification du monde - Éthique de la manipulation par l’interactivité ludique
2022
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.
Brian Massumi - Pensée en acte - Vingt propositions pour la recherche-création
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
20 proposals for the intersection of artistic practice and research in academic milieu.
Chantal Lapeyre - Fictions nécessaires - Pour une danse baroque contemporaine
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A reflection on the aesthetic stakes of baroque dance, resituated in the vast field of contemporary dance.
Architectures of Memory
2022
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
The complex architectures of the new “memory palaces”, from libraries, archives and museums to the IT structures, databases and server farms that feed the flow of data on the network.
Philippe Guisgand - Analyser les œuvres en danse - Partitions pour le regard
2021
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A reflection on the stakes of the analysis of dance works and the education of the gaze.
Stefan Banz - Morton L. Schamberg: God
2020
English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
A study attempting to put the authorship of God back into perspective with the help of new sources and to explain why this is actually a work by Morton L. Schamberg.
Stefan Banz - Marcel Duchamp: Richard Mutt\'s Fountain
2020
English edition
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
Stefan Banz has brought together and evaluated all the relevant documents and sources relating to Fountain by Richard Mutt alias Marcel Duchamp. At least one thing is certain after reading them: Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven had definitively nothing to do with the creation of Fountain. In addition, Banz has succeeded in writing a highly inspiring book containing many new and revealing ideas that present this work of the century in a much more differentiated light.
Flore Garcin-Marrou - Penser le design avec la philosophie
2020
French edition
varia
Thinking design with philosophy (a teaching manual).
L\'expérience de l\'expérimentation
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An overview of the experimental sound practices today (contributions by Jean-Yves Bosseur, Pierre-Albert Castanet, Bertrand Denzler, Bastien Gallet, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Fabien Hein, Michel Henritzi, Tom Johnson, Eric La Casa, Lionel Marchetti, and Matthieu Saladin).
Christine Roquet - Vu du geste - Interpréter le mouvement dansé
2020
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
An essay on dancing corporality as a complex system of interacting elements.
Volmir Cordeiro - Ex-corpo
2020
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Notebooks (ebooks)
Isabelle Launay - Cultures de l\'oubli et citation - Les danses d\'après, II
2019
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
The second volume of a diptych dedicated to the question of the memory of works in dance.
Isabelle Launay - Poétiques et politiques des répertoires - Les danses d\'après, I
2019
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
The first volume of a diptych dedicated to the question of the memory of works in dance.
Enseigner la danse jazz
2018
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Educational (ebooks)
Learning jazz dance.
Corps (in)croyables - Pratiques amateur en danse contemporaine
2018
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
Amateur practices in contemporary dance.
Éliane Seguin - Danses jazz - Une poétique de la relation
2018
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
Historical and aesthetic approaches of jazz dances.
Geisha Fontaine - Les danses du temps - Recherches sur la notion de temps en danse contemporaine
2018
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A philosophical and artistic questioning on the singularity of the notion of time in contemporary dance.
Tacet - The sounds of Utopia
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tacet
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
The sound arts and experimental music annual review's 4th issue, on the theme of utopias.
Jerome Andrews - La Danse profonde – De la carcasse à l\'extase
2017
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Notebooks (ebooks)
A series of previously unpublished lectures by American dancer Jerome Andrews, from 1968 to 1980.
Danse contemporaine et littérature - Entre fictions et performances écrites
2017
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A collective essay focusing on the intersections between contemporary dance and literature.
Sylviane Pagès - Le butô en France - Malentendus et fascination
2017
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A fascinating reflection on the reception of butoh dance in France.
Michel Bernard - De la création chorégraphique
2017
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
Collection of essays on dance revolving around the notion of “body.”
Noé Soulier - Actions, mouvements et gestes
2017
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Notebooks (ebooks)
French dancer and choreographer reports on various relationships to the movement in dance, relying as much on classical and contemporary performances as on concepts borrowed from philosophers, linguists and art theorists.
Enora Rivière - Ob.scène - Récit fictif d\'une vie de danseur
2017
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Artists' Courses (ebooks)
The fictional biography of a dancer, inspired by interviews conducted by the author with dancers of all origins and age.
Didier Debaise - L\'appât des possibles - Reprise de Whitehead
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
A pluralistic approach to nature (after Alfred North Whitehead).
Pierre Montebello - L\'autre métaphysique
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
An essay that aims to reconstruct another metaphysics, substituting the primacy of life, matter, and consciousness, to that of reason, on the basis of a philosophy of nature (referring to Ravaisson, Tarde, Nietzsche and Bergson) and a renewed cosmology.
Isabelle Stengers - Civiliser la modernité ? - Whitehead et les ruminations du sens commun
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
Common sense: a philosophical investigation (after Alfred North Whitehead).
Frac Franche-Comté – Catalogue raisonné 1984-2009 - Traité, essais et méthodes d\'analyses
2017
French edition
Frac Franche-Comté - Monographs & catalogues
The catalogue raisonné of the The Franche-Comté Frac, including exhibition views, archives, reproductions, documents, index and essays.
The Second Sound - Conversations on Gender and Music
2017
English edition
Q-O2
The Second Sound is an imaginary conversation based on the testimonies of musicians and sound artists on the role of gender and sex within their field.
Morgan Fisher - Off-Screen Cinema
2017
English edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.
Jacques Donguy - Pd-extended 1 - Poésie numérique en Pure Data
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
Reference monograph dedicated to the pioneer of digital poetry in France, including documentation illustrating recent projects as well as all theoretical texts on digital poetry written by Donguy from 1984 to 2015.
L\'éveil et l\'initiation à la danse
2017
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Educational (ebooks)
How to organize introductory dance classes (educational booklet).
Morgan Fisher - Un cinéma hors champ
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
A collection of texts by researchers, artists and critics, exploring Morgan Fisher's filmography in relation to his other artistic practices.
Hans Hartung - Autoportrait
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Fondation Hartung Bergman
The critical edition of Hans Hartung's autobiographical writings.
Jacqueline Challet-Haas - Movement Symbolisation Out of Kinetography Laban
2016
English edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Educational (ebooks)
This publication gives an overview of a series of signs stemming from Hungarian dance artist Rudolf Laban's notation system for human movement.
Acquisitions techniques en danse contemporaine
2016
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Educational (ebooks)
Transmitting specific technical skills in contemporary dance (an educational booklet).
La formation musicale des danseurs
2016
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Educational (ebooks)
The musical education of the dancer (an educational booklet).
Jacqueline Challet-Haas - La Symbolisation du mouvement issue de la Cinétographie Laban
2016
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Educational (ebooks)
This publication gives an overview of a series of signs stemming from Hungarian dance artist Rudolf Laban's notation system for human movement.
Michelle Nadal - Grammaire de la notation Conté - Nouvelle présentation du système
2016
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Educational (ebooks)
A presentation of Pierre Conté's notation system and research on dance and movement.
Boris Charmatz - Emails 2009-2010
2016
English edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
The two dancers and choreographers share and compare ideas and references that underpin their respective work.
Gestes spéculatifs
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
A set of contributions that explore the conditions of possibility of speculative (and truly engaged) “gestures”, in the context of a widespread crisis of the modes of thinking of modernity (contributions by Didier Debaise, Donna J. Haraway, Bruno Latour, Pierre Montebello, Isabelle Stengers...).
Pierre Montebello - Métaphysiques cosmomorphes - La fin du monde humain
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Drama
The end of the “human world” A discussion-panorama of trends in current thinking (Badiou, Meillassoux, speculative realism, Latour, Stengers, Descola, Viveiros de Castro...) in Pierre Montebello's own metaphysical perspective.
Peeping Tom\'s Digest - Paris (Le Grand and beyond)
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Peeping Tom's Digest
Peeping Tom - Peeping Tom's Digest
Peeping Tom's Digest is an experimental, empirical and subjective publication dedicated to contemporary artistic practices. This issue, dedicated to Paris, teases out an offbeat and distanced portrait of the Parisian and French scene
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