Captures

Founded in 2008 by Valérie Cudel, Captures is a French publishing company specialized in artist's books.
Collections :
 
Furkart ephemera
2019
trilingual edition (English / French / German)
This publication brings together the communications material issued at Furkart, an ephemeral art laboratory opened every summer at the Furka Pass in the Swiss Alps between 1983 and 1996. These ephemera edited by Furkart founder Marc Hostettler are printed actual size and provide a chronological account of this unique adventure.
Béatrice Balcou -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
A conversation with multidisciplinary French artist Béatrice Balcou, whose work investigates reflexive issues directed at her practice, such as the spectator's experience and the artistic gesture.
Céline Ahond -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
A conversation with French artist Céline Ahond whose work—from video and objects to performance and collaborative acts—questions the place of the individual, power relations, the territory, and the eventuality of freedom.
Virginie Yassef -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
A conversation with multidisciplinary artist Virginie Yassef about her work The Veldt, inspired by a play by writer Ray Bradbury. An interview contucted by Julie Pellerin, Mathieu Copeland, and Philippe Quesne.
 Patrick Bouchain / Construire - Les Bogues du Blat
2018
French edition
Publication documenting an innovative sustainable social housing project in a small village of south-central France, as part of the “New Patrons” program.
Alex Cecchetti -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
A conversation with artist, poet and choreographer Alex Cecchetti, creator of performances and idiosyncratic objects.
George Trakas - Du sec à l\'eau - Étude pour Lamelouze
2017
French edition
Study book made by artist George Trakas in response to a commission issued by inhabitants of the Lamelouze commune in the southern French region of Gard, north of Alès (as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France).
Kapwani Kiwanga -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
An in-depth exploration of the Canadian artist's anthropology-based research method in the form of a conversation with Corinna Ewald, Smaranda Olcèse, and Julie Pellegrin (inaugural title of the “Digressions” series initiated by La Ferme du Buisson in collaboration with Captures editions).
Benjamin Seror -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
A conversation with French performer Benjamin Seror with Keren Detton, Julie Pellegrin and Eva Wittocx. Together they look at Seror's recent projects and influences, and discuss the notions at the core of his practice (inaugural title of the “Digressions” series initiated by La Ferme du Buisson in collaboration with Captures editions).
Niek Van de Steeg - The House of the Raw Matter
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Four portraits depicted with four raw matters: the regular and expanded edition of a limited edition artist's book originally published in 2012.
Francesc Ruiz - Fahrenheit 451\'s Comic
2016
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Reconstitution of a comic book appearing at the beginning of the film Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut. With this publication, Spanish artist Francesc Ruiz also questions the status of the comic book at the time the film was made and also within the dystopian universe originally created by Ray Bradbury.
 Dector & Dupuy -
2016
French edition
Dector & Dupuy's artistic research focuses on the city as a space for improvisation and vanishing lines. This retrospective monograph listed in alphabetical order comes with an additional publication—the first issue of the duo's periodic SONG.
Michel Aubry - La Sixième Partie du monde
2014
French edition
Artist's book, based on the film A Sixth Part of the World by Dziga Vertov (1926).
Niek Van de Steeg - The House of the Raw Matter (box set)
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Numbered and signed book presented in a porcelain casket created by Niek van de Steeg, accompanied by a numbered and signed original drawing.
Alejandra Riera - Enquête sur le/notre dehors (Valence-le-Haut) < 2007 - ... > - à la date du 24 avril 2012
2013
French edition
An image of collective thought concerning the place in which we live.
Susanne Bürner - Euville
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Artist's book.
Jessica Stockholder - ABC Taste - The Perfect Guest
2010
French edition
Artist's book: Jessica Stockholder's adult ABC, in which poetry, cut-outs, letters and word play jockey with the visual languages of collage, sharpie pens, wax crayons, and fluorescent colors.
Jessica Stockholder - ABC Taste - The Perfect Guest (Deluxe Edition)
2010
French edition
Deluxe edition of Jessica Stockholder's adult ABC, signed and numbered in a box set, including an original drawing and collages made from a “Sex Poem” by the artist.
Alain Bernardini - Monument d\'images
2009
French edition
The story of an Alain Bernardini artwork commissioned by fourteen employees at the Paul-Brousse University Hospital (Villejuif, France).
Matt Mullican - Notating the Cosmology - 1973-2008
2009
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Artist's book based on Mullican's notebooks.
Matt Mullican - Notating the Cosmology - 1973-2008 (Deluxe Edition)
2009
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Deluxe edition of Mullican's artist book based on his notebooks: signed and numbered edition in a box set including an original drawing.
William Kentridge - Everyone / Their Own / Projector
2008
French edition
(last copies available!)
Artist's book (ink and brush drawings and collages on books pages).
William Kentridge - Everyone / Their Own / Projector (Deluxe Edition) - Minutes of a Slow Hour
2008
French edition
Limited edition of the artist's book by William Kentridge (ink and brush drawings and collages on books pages), with an original lithograph.


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