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Publications by the national contemporary art center.
 
 
17 titles
 
Sonia Boyce - Thoughtful Disobedience - Nouvelle édition française
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.
Sonia Boyce - Thoughtful Disobedience
2017
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.
 Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige - Les rumeurs du monde - Repenser la confiance à l\'âge de l\'Internet
2015
French edition
This book traces the work and research of filmmakers and visual artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige and their exploration through their work of online spam e-mails, specifically, advance-fee frauds and scam messages.
Des récits ordinaires (box set)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Through the notion of ecology of art, Des récits ordinaires (On ordinary conversations), a project by Grégory Castéra (curator), Yaël Kreplak (linguist) and Franck Leibovici (poet and artist), attempts to vizualise the various modes of existence of artworks.
Performance Art - Life of the Archive and Topicality
2014
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
An epistemology of performance.
La performance - Vie de l\'archive et actualité
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
An epistemology of performance (also available in English edition).
Des Corps compétents (Sportifs, Artistes, Burlesques)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Actions and discussions around personal skills in art and other disciplines, physical and film (performances, video), sports and burlesque.
Le temps de l\'écoute - Pratiques sonores et musicales sur la Côte d\'Azur des années 1950 à nos jours
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
Sixty years of sound and music creation on the French Riviera and beyond (with Jean Dupuy, Éliane Radigue, Arnaud Maguet, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Sun Ra, Yves Klein, Thomas Köner, Pascal Broccolichi, Lars Fredrikson, Robert Malaval, Ludovic Lignon, The Bells Angels...).
Bernard Heidsieck - Tapuscrits - Poèmes-Partitions, Biopsies, Passe-Partout
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Bernard Heidsieck's typescripts.
Ryan Gander - Le Dit du Dé
2012
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
(last copies available!)
Catalogue / artist's book.
L\'art contemporain et la Côte d\'Azur - Un territoire pour l\'expérimentation – 1951-2011
2011
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Contemporary art and the French Riviera (a territory for experimentation).
Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes
2009
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Documenting works by artists dealing with performative issues between the 1960s and today, this catalogue, gathering numerous essays, questions the nature and the relevance of “performative” objects in contemporary practices (also available in English edition).
Not to Play with Dead Things
2009
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
out of stock
Documenting works by artists dealing with performative issues between the 1960s and today (from Paul McCarthy to Jessica Warboys, Spartacus Chetwynd or John Bock), this catalogue, gathering numerous essays, questions the nature and the relevance of “performative” objects in contemporary practices.
A moitié carré à moitié fou
2007
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
This publication explores the reexamination or the redeployment of forms and devices drawn from Minimal art by numerous contemporary artists (Achour, Afif, Armleder, Boyce, Creed, Curlet, Dafflon, Decrauzat, Gastaldon, Guyton, Hempel, Mercier, Monk, Mosset, Nicolai, Parrino, Peinado, Pettibon, Pinaud, Tremblay, van Golden, Walsh...).
Half Square Half Crazy
2007
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
This publication explores the reexamination or the redeployment of forms and devices drawn from Minimal art by numerous contemporary artists (Achour, Afif, Armleder, Boyce, Creed, Curlet, Dafflon, Decrauzat, Gastaldon, Guyton, Hempel, Mercier, Monk, Mosset, Nicolai, Parrino, Peinado, Pettibon, Pinaud, Tremblay, van Golden, Walsh...).
 Jean-Max Colard & Thomas Lélu - After
2006
bilingual edition (English / French)
30.00 10.00 €
Visually expanding on the art world's tendency to see the world through the prism of modern and contemporary art, the book depicts some 200 images of found or researched situations taken “after” an artist's work – occupied realities that are, one might say, signed by the artists.
Siah Armajani - Anarchistics Contributions - 1962-1994
1995
bilingual edition (English / French)
36.00 10.00 €
Comprehensive monograph.


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