Shelter Press

Shelter Press is a French publishing / curatorial platform founded in 2011 by publisher Bartolomé Sanson and artist Félicia Atkinson. Shelter Press works as a nomadic artist-run organization building up dialogues between contemporary art, poetry and experimental music through publications, pedagogical experiences, and exhibitions.
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Spectres - Resonances
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
The second issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, is dedicated is devoted to the concept of resonances, with contributions by Maryanne Amacher, Chris Corsano, Ellen Fullman, Christina Kubisch, Okkyung Lee, Pali Meursault, Jean-Luc Nancy, David Rosenboom, Tomoko Sauvage, The Caretaker, David Toop, and Christian Zanési.
Géraldine Gourbe - Judy Chicago - To Sustain The Vision
2020
French edition
Monograph bringing together some fifty works by Judy Chicago and unpublished documents, accompanied by three critical texts by Géraldine Gourbe.
Géraldine Gourbe - Judy Chicago - To Sustain The Vision
2020
English edition
Monograph bringing together some fifty works by Judy Chicago and unpublished documents, accompanied by three critical texts by Géraldine Gourbe.
Okkyung Lee - Yeo-Neun (vinyl LP)
2020
Springing from a decades deep body of work, defined by a rigorously singular and adventurous approach to sound, cellist, composer, and improvisor Okkyung Lee returns with Yeo-Neun, her first outing with Shelter Press, and arguably her most groundbreaking and unexpected album to date.
Gisèle Vienne - It\'s Alive! - À travers l\'œuvre de Gisèle Vienne
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
The new book from French photographer Estelle Hanania gathers over ten years of collaboration and archives revolving around the artistic universe of Gisèle Vienne.
Félicia Atkinson - A Forest Petrifies - Diamond Feedback
2019
English edition
The first part of a larger novel in several episodes: a text about the perception of time and how some places mark people's minds.
Félicia Atkinson - The Flower and the Vessel (2 vinyl LP)
2019
currently out of stock
The French musician, poet, and visual artist blends cut-up poetry, ASMR, Satie, Ravel and Debussy, on her new album.
Félicia Atkinson - The Flower and the Vessel (CD)
2019
currently out of stock
The French musician, poet, and visual artist blends cut-up poetry, ASMR, Satie, Ravel and Debussy, on her new album.
En parlant, en écoutant
2019
French edition
A book conceived by the artists Yann Sérandour, Félicia Atkinson, Julien Bismuth, and the curator Sophie Kaplan, revolving around questions of narrative, listening and improvisation.
Speaking And Listening
2019
English edition
A book conceived by the artists Yann Sérandour, Félicia Atkinson, Julien Bismuth, and the curator Sophie Kaplan, revolving around questions of narrative, listening and improvisation, centered around a long unpublished transcript of a talk poem by David Antin.
 Black Zone Magick Chant - Voyage Sacrifice (vinyl LP)
2019
Black Zone Magick Chant is the newest moniker from French psych-drone artist Maxime Primault, who debuts on Shelter Press. Consisting of three longform compositions borne from what Primault describes as “a couple of very intense periods, in altered states of consciousness”, Voyage Sacrifice incorporates slowly unfurling drone, murky ambient passages and the reverb-heavy sounds of bells and pitch-shifted vocals.
 JAB - Erg Herbe (vinyl LP)
2019
John Also Bennett's first solo album.
Matali Crasset - Wood
2019
English edition
Matali Crasset's wild houses.
Matali Crasset - Les capes + Wood (2 books)
2019
French edition
40.00 30.00 €
The two books by Matali Crasset published by Shelter Press (special offer).
Spectres - Composing Listening
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
sold out
The first issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, Spectres – Composing Listening presents a series of texts by composers (Félicia Atkinson, François Bayle, Brunhild Ferrari, Stephen O'Malley, Jim O'Rourke, Eliane Radigue, Chris Watson...) who discuss personal dimension in the practice of experimental sound art and music.
David Horvitz - When The Ocean Sounds
2019
English edition
A score for 51 human voices intended to mimic the sound of the sea, displayed as loose sheets slipped in PVC sleeve. David Horvitz's hommage to Pauline Oliveros.
Uriel Orlow - Soil Affinities
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
currently out of stock
Soil Affinities explores the connections of (post)colonial history and the movement of plants for agriculture, from Aubervilliers, a northern suburb of Paris, to formerly French West Africa (Mali and Senegal). This publication and Uriel Orlow's eponymous project retrace the lines and networks of earthly connections between plants and humans through images, maps, texts, and interviews conducted in France, Senegal, and Mali over the span of two years.
Julien Carreyn - Les rendez-vous de l\'écluse
2018
no text
Polaroid works.
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - Limpid as the Solitudes (vinyl LP)
2018
Félicia Atkinson and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma have thought of this new collaboration as a series of soundscapes filled with literary and cinematographic references, from Sylvia Plath's poetry to the films of Hal Hartley and Wong Kar Wai. The album carries a strange echo of the 1990s, materialized in Julien Carreyn's cover photograph.
Eli Keszler - Stadium (CD)
2018
The ninth solo album of the American composer and percussionist reflects his move to Manhattan, where he produced Stadium. Starting with urban field recordings, he then builds on these environments to create subliminal spaces for his percussion, keyboards and acoustic instruments. Central to his work, his drumset and acoustic percussion performances are pushed to new levels with mesmerizing string and brass arrangements.
Gisèle Vienne - The Pyre (vinyl LP)
2018
The score composed and recorded by KTL (Stephen O'Malley & Peter Rehberg) for the dance piece ‘The Pyre', written and directed by Gisèle Vienne. A tensed composition haunted by the voice of Dennis Cooper.
Eli Keszler - Stadium (2 vinyl LP)
2018
currently out of stock
The ninth solo album of the American composer and percussionist reflects his move to Manhattan, where he produced Stadium. Starting with urban field recordings, he then builds on these environments to create subliminal spaces for his percussion, keyboards and acoustic instruments. Central to his work, his drumset and acoustic percussion performances are pushed to new levels with mesmerizing string and brass arrangements.
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