Centre culturel suisse Paris

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.
 
 
19 titles
 
Lauren Huret - Praying for my Haters
2019
bilingual editon (English / French)
Artist's book with which Lauren Huret looks at the question of erasing images on the Internet.
Alexandra Bachzetsis - An Ideal for Living
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
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.
Pauline Julier - Naturalis Historia
2018
French edition
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.
Guillaume Pilet - My Life as a Parade
2018
English edition
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.
 Silvia Bächli & Eric Hattan - Situer la différence
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
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.
Thomas Huber - Extase
2017
trilingual edition (English / French / German)
Artist's book containing a selection of 80 erotic drawings and watercolours taken from the 66 sketchbooks that the artist has used since 1972, and never previously published.
Denis Savary -
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
A visual journey through ten years of Denis Savary's exhibitions (first-ever retrospective catalogue).
Marc-Antoine Fehr - Point de fuite
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Reference monograph dedicated to Marc-Antoine Fehr's paintings whose strangeness recall the absurd universes of Beckett and Kafka.
Seline Baumgartner - Before the Future / Nothing Else / If It Is As If It
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
A triptych video project on dance and the age of the body.
Miriam Cahn - 1979-2005-2010
2014
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
out of stock
Facsimile of a book of drawings made between 1979 and 2010.
Adrien Missika - Amexica
2014
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
Artist's book based on Adrien Missika's politically engaged eponymous project that took shape during a trip along the border between Mexico and the US.
Uriel Orlow - Unmade Film
2014
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
An audio-visual project about the impossibility of a film on the Deir Yassin massacre, exploring the complex ramifications of the place (2 volumes artist's book).
Marc Bauer - The Collector
2013
bilingual edition (English / French)
Artist's book (a series of drawings on paper, on aluminium, as well as some wall drawings, dealing with spoliation of artworks in France under the German occupation).
Luciano Rigolini - Surrogates
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Artist's book.
Alain Huck - Ancholia
2012
French edition
Artist's book: a deconstruction of four monumental charcoal drawings, details of which are reproduced at the scale 1/1 and whose book offers a new reading.
 Les Frères Chapuisat -
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
Installations 2003-2011.
Amy O\'Neill - Forests, Gardens and Joe\'s
2011
bilingual edition (English / French)
New monograph / artist's book, with a newly commissioned essay by Bob Nickas.
Jean-Christophe Ammann - En y regardant mieux
2010
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The collection of texts on contemporary art by Jean-Christophe Ammann.
CCS Paris - Centre Culturel Suisse – 2003-2005
2007
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
(last copies available!)
25.00 15.00 €
The illustrated catalogue of the Swiss platform in Paris (with Martin Hess, Thomas Hirschhorn, Christoph Büchel and Gianni Motti, Philippe Rahm, etc.).


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