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Archives sonores de la poésie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
A collection of essays on audio archives of poetry.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Fourier au Japon
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
The reception of Charles Fourier's thought in Japan.
Agathe Mareuge - Petite éternité - L\'œuvre poétique tardive de Jean Hans Arp
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A closer reading of the late poetry of Jean Hans Arp (1886-1966), major figure of the Dada movement in Zurich, a friend of the surrealists, painter, sculptor, also author of an important bilingual poetic work, which covers more than half a century of creation (with a choice of poems previously unpublished).
Gertrude Stein et les arts
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A collective reassessment of Gertrude Stein's relationship to the arts, allowing to understand the complexity of the relationship between writing and visual arts in her work.
Jacques Donguy - Chroniques de Poésie numérique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
The chronicles of the digital poetry movement, by one of its pioneers and main actors in France.
Jeremy Corral - Japanoise - Extrémismes & entropie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
A detailed investigation into the Japanese noise scene (Japanoizu), with a sharp critical eye and an in-depth knowledge of local sources, by a specialist of alternative cultures and experimental musics in Japan.
Alastair Brotchie - Alfred Jarry - Une vie pataphysique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
A biography of the founder of Pataphysics, by Alastair Brotchie.
Augusto de Campos - Celebrity Cafe - Outro / Autre
2019
bilingual edition (texts in French and Portuguese)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Special issue dedicated to Brazilian poet Augusto de Campos.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Dans l\'orbe du surréalisme – Charles Fourier redécouvert – II. Si grand avec ses faucons et ses étoiles
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
Second volume of a special issue devoted to the rediscovery of Charles Fourier's oeuvre by the Surrealists. This volume focuses on André Breton's passionate interest in Fourier, through correspondence (Pierre Naville, Georges Sirot, Jean Gaulmier, Émile Lehouck) and texts by Georges Bataille and Raoul Vaneigem.
Michael R. Taylor - Percy Rainford - Duchamp\'s “Invisible” Photographer
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
First publication dedicated to Jamaican-born American photographer Percy Rainford, a longtime collaborator of both Marcel Duchamp and architect Frederick Kiesler. Drawing from extensive archival research and interviews, author Michael R. Taylor showcases the work of this remarkable avant-garde photographer, while also shedding new light on his collaborations with Duchamp and Kiesler.
 Michel Goulet & François Massut - Les confidents - Les chaises-poèmes du Jardin du Palais-Royal
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
The “chairs-poems” conceived by the Quebec sculptor Michel Goulet for the Palais-Royal garden in Paris, with contributions from nearly 70 authors, visual artists, poets, critics, theoreticians, philosophers and thinkers.
 Jacques Audiberti & Camille Bryen - L\'ouvre-boîte - Colloque abhumaniste
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
Narrative essay developping the notion of abhumanism, a critical philosophy which questions the centrality of mankind in our relationship to the world. With illustrations by Camille Bryen and a foreword by Michel Giroud.
Le lettrisme et son temps
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
A collective reflection on the historical stakes of French avant-garde movement Lettrism.
Cristina De Simone - Proféractions ! - Poésie en action à Paris (1946-1969)
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A history of poetry-performance in Paris, from the post-war period to May 68.
Uno Kuniichi - Hijikata Tatsumi - Penser un corps épuisé
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
This collection of texts offers a philosophical and textual analysis of the work of butō dance creator, Hijikata Tatsumi. The author, the philosopher and translator Uno Kuniichi, gives a deterritorializing reading of the Japanese dancer and choreographer, linking him to figures like Genet or Artaud, while restoring his own specificity.
Cahiers Charles Fourier
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
Five articles (by René Schérer, Bernard Desmars et Daniel Chérouvrier, Nathalie Brémand, Hélène Guérin, Jérôme Duwa), an unpublished document (a letter from Fourier written in 1834) and a great number of reading notes which demonstrate the significant vitality of the research on Fourier, Fourierism, and utopia.
Helen Molesworth - Duchamp - By Hand, Even / À la main, même / Mit der Hand, sogar
2017
trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
In her brilliant essay, Helen Molesworth pinpoints the significance of the return of the handmade in Duchamp's artistic oeuvre of his later years and, at the same time, and for the very first time, makes this fundamental paradigmatic change the focal point of academic debate.
Happenings & Events - Tulane Drama Review – vol. 10, nº 2, Hiver 1965
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
French translation of the Tulane Drama Review's 1965 issue on the happening (with John Cage, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, George Maciunas, Robert Morris, Claes Oldenburg, Yvonne Rainer, La Monte Young…).
Marc Décimo - Des fous et des hommes avant l\'art brut - suivi de Marcel Réja : L\'Art chez les fous – Le dessin, la prose, la poésie – 1907 (édition critique et augmentée)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
An introductory examination of asylum art before the theorization of art brut, followed by a new critical edition of French alienist Marcel Réja's study on the “madmen's art”.
 Marc Décimo & Tanka G. Tremblay - Le texte à l\'épreuve de la folie et de la littérature
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.
Frédéric Alix - Penser l\'art et le monde après 1945 - Isidore Isou, essai d\'archéologie d\'une pensée
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Analyzing the theoretical and aesthetic thought of the founder of Lettrism in the intellectual context of the post-war and up to 1968.
Jacques Donguy - Pd-extended 1 - Poésie numérique en Pure Data
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – 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.
Jacques Donguy - Pd-extended 1 - Poésie numérique en Pure Data
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – 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.
Kurihara Nanako - La chose la plus étrangère au monde - Analyse critique du Butō de Hijikata Tatsumi
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
A critical analysis of Hijikata Tatsumi's Butoh dance.
Bruno Fernandès - Vocations de l\'ombre - Haino Keiji – Une autre voix/voie du rock (+ CD)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
First monograph dedicated to guitarist and singer Keiji Haino—the cursed angel of the Japanese underground rock scene, with a previously unpublished CD (Haino solo & Fushitsusha).