Located in the heart of the Marais in Paris, the Swiss Cultural Centre (RCC) aims to make Swiss contemporary art known in France and to promote the influence of Swiss artists. It also aims to prodcue links between Swiss and French contemporary art. Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Foundation for Culture is the main source of funding of CCS.
This artist's book is part of a choreographic project exploring the body/object relationship. It features a photographic series which juxtaposes performers' bodies and objects, creating contradictory associations. The publication also includes two texts by Paul B. Preciado: an essay on the philosophy of movement, and a poem on sexual subjectivity, written with artificial intelligence.
Naturalis Historia is the result of an ambitious multimedia research on the history of nature. Taking an encyclopedic approach, artist Pauline Julier explores several nature stories appealing to the arts and sciences to create this vast narrative. The 504-page edition includes a rich iconography, original texts as well as interviews with Philippe Descola and Bruno Latour.
This publication presents a series of some forty autobiographical drawings in pencil, ink and watercolor. The artist chose to recount his life as a children's story, flicking through fleeting memories, dramatic events, and brief anecdotes.
Bächli & Hattan's publication features the 1:1-scale reproduction of certain pieces exhibited during a joint show at Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris. The reproductions take the form of printed sheets that have been folded and inserted in a plastic sleeve. It comes with a booklet featuring an interview of the two artists by Jean-Paul Felley and Olivier Kaeser, along with a text by Patrick Javault.