Dis Voir

Dis Voir Editions publishes books on contemporary culture in the visual arts, cinema, music, philosophy, fiction, design and choreography. They currently produce books within 14 different series. Their ZagZig series, taking the form of book / CD sets, intends to create an original editorial space for sound works by artists. Their Fictions series, a collaborative effort with filmmakers, publishes written works and literary creations in the form of short stories, novels and tales for adults.
 
Paris
 
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Raoul Ruiz - Notes, souvenirs et séquences de choses vues
2022
French edition
forthcoming
Ruiz's Diary, a nomadic mirror of the filmmaker between 1990 and 2011, corresponds to a new stage in his life and career, characterized by more ambitious productions but also marked by a disillusionment with the evolution of cinema.
Peter Greenaway - Lucca Mortis
2022
English edition
The script of Peter Greenaway's latest film.
Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance -
2021
English edition
First monograph on French designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, whose practice, deeply rooted in natural forms and fine craftsmanship, ranges from objects or furniture design to architecture working for majors industry leaders, as well as many private projects.
Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance -
2021
French edition
First monograph on French designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, whose practice, deeply rooted in natural forms and fine craftsmanship, ranges from objects or furniture design to architecture working for majors industry leaders, as well as many private projects.
Thierry Fontaine - Have you ever seen a nomad in a hury? - Evolution, hazard, hybridization, crossbreeding
2021
English edition
An encounter between Gilles Clément, botanist, landscape gardener and writer, and Thierry Fontaine, photographer, both globetrotters and fascinated by the evolution of living things and mutant landscapes.
Gary Hill - You know where I\'m at and I know where you’re at
2021
English edition
The encounter between international artist Gary Hill and Martin Cothren, an Amerindian fisherman from the Yakama reserve, thrown in prison and died homeless shortly after his release: conceived by Gary Hill, this singular book alternates the story of their common history over twenty years, touching and tragic (an opportunity for Hill to look back on his own trajectory) and Cothren's letters, interspersed with his extraordinary naive drawings.
Thierry Fontaine - A-t-on déjà vu un nomade pressé ? - Évolution, hasard, hybridation, métissage
2021
French edition
An encounter between Gilles Clément, botanist, landscape gardener and writer, and Thierry Fontaine, photographer, both globetrotters and fascinated by the evolution of living things and mutant landscapes.
Gary Hill - Tu sais où je suis et je sais où tu es
2021
French edition
The encounter between international artist Gary Hill and Martin Cothren, an Amerindian fisherman from the Yakama reserve, thrown in prison and died homeless shortly after his release: conceived by Gary Hill, this singular book alternates the story of their common history over twenty years, touching and tragic (an opportunity for Hill to look back on his own trajectory) and Cothren's letters, interspersed with his extraordinary naive drawings.
Raoul Ruiz - A nine-year-old aviator
2021
English edition
An unpublished tale by Raoul Ruiz.
Raoul Ruiz - Un aviateur de neuf ans
2021
French edition
An unpublished tale by Raoul Ruiz.
Denis Vierge - Braids - Memories of the Narratocene
2019
English edition
The new fantastic novel published in the “tales for adults” series, in which contemporary writers explore through fiction the most recent research in sciences, reviving a tradition in scientific literature. A tradition which aims at making dream and meditate on the way the world is represented as it redefines itself today.
Denis Vierge - Tresses - Souvenirs du narratocène
2019
French edition
The new fantastic novel published in the “tales for adults” series, in which contemporary writers explore through fiction the most recent research in sciences, reviving a tradition in scientific literature. A tradition which aims at making dream and meditate on the way the world is represented as it redefines itself today.
Lee Chang-dong -
2019
English edition
First monograph.
Lee Chang-dong -
2019
French edition
First monograph.
Thinking from the Border - Methodological and Epistemological Experimentations between the Arts and the Human Sciences
2019
English edition
This publication gathers the outcomes of a research project bringing together sociologists, art historians and artists to investigate the frontier as both a subject and an epistemic framework.
Perrine Rouillon - Me and the Other Little Someones Would Like to Know Why We\'re Not in the Book – Not to Mention It\'s the First Time I Put My Arms Like This
2018
English edition
This charming volume stages a dialogue between an ink-drawn character named Little SomeOne, and her creator, illustrator and writer Perrine Rouillon.
Penser depuis la frontière - Expérimentations méthodologiques et épistémologiques entre art et sciences humaines
2018
French edition
This publication gathers the outcomes of a research project bringing together sociologists, art historians and artists to investigate the frontier as both a subject and an epistemic framework.
Andréas Marchal - Theory of MultiDream - A cosmic-dream investigation by H.P. Lovecraft
2017
English edition
A tale loosely inspired by both the contemporary astrophysicist Aurelien Barrau's work on multiverses and the turn-of-the-century author H.P. Lovecraft's mystical stories. The book entwines astrophysics and fantasy literature through fiction, deconstructing the frameworks of narration, logic, identity, space, and time. Illustrated by Andréa Marchal, after Barrau's works.
Andréas Marchal - Théorie des MultiRêves - Une enquête cosmo-onirique de H.P. Lovecraft
2017
French edition
A tale loosely inspired by both the contemporary astrophysicist Aurelien Barrau's work on multiverses and the turn-of-the-century author H.P. Lovecraft's mystical stories. The book entwines astrophysics and fantasy literature through fiction, deconstructing the frameworks of narration, logic, identity, space, and time. Illustrated by Andréa Marchal, after Barrau's works.
François Boutonnet - Mnemosyne - A History of the Arts of Memory from Antiquity to Contemporary Multimedia Creation
2016
English edition
François Boutonnet's Mnemosyne offers the first consideration of the “Arts of Memory” from antiquity to contemporary art, connecting it to mind mapping in digital culture.
Peter Greenaway - Joseph
2016
English edition
The script for Joseph, the new film by Peter Greenaway, an ironic portrayal of the figure of Joseph, father of Jesus. Here, God—“the other father”—becomes, in Greenaway's words, “vulnerable to jealousy… since he has a rival on earth.”
Sophie Orlando - British Black Art - L\'histoire de l\'art occidental en débat
2016
French edition
With this essay on Black British artists from 1970 onward, Sophie Orlando explores their influences on the Western contemporary art and introduces readers to an important, long-marginalized movement, recontextualizing it with groundbreaking scholarship.
Dominique Peysson - The Image-Matter - Emerging Materials & Imaginary Metamorphosis
2016
English edition
With its title echoing to Gilles Deleuze works The Movement Image and The Time Image, The Image-Matter, between philosophy, contemporary art and science, offers tools to create new mental images to understand this new vision of the world shaped by nanotechnologies and help us to do the necessary metamorphosis of our imaginary.
Dominique Peysson - L\'image-matière - Matériaux émergents et métamorphoses imaginaires
2016
French edition
With its title echoing to Gilles Deleuze works The Movement Image and The Time Image, The Image-Matter, between philosophy, contemporary art and science, offers tools to create new mental images to understand this new vision of the world shaped by nanotechnologies and help us to do the necessary metamorphosis of our imaginary.
Nicole Tran Ba Vang - Revue - This is not a magazine
2016
English edition
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.
Nicole Tran Ba Vang - Revue - Ceci n\'est pas un magazine
2016
French edition
This magazine-style artist's book by European contemporary artist Nicole Tran Ba Vang parodies the stereotypes and prejudices of advertising and fashion, exploring the fantasies of a consumer society.
 Winter Family - No World (book / CD)
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
No World is an original piece in an audio book composed from daily images, sounds and texts collected through the Internet, songs, poems, interviews and field recordings created by Winter Family between 2011 and 2014 while living between Paris and in the Caribbean neighbourhoods of Brooklyn, NYC.
Loris Gréaud - Crossfading (book / CD)
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
This audio art book documents an experiment in binaural sound by French artist Loris Gréaud performed around the world over five years. Using binaural beats, Crossfading guides the listener to the threshold of sleep. The book includes MRI images of the artist listening to the piece.
Vanessa Place - Last Words (book / CD)
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Last Words is a dual-input device: a book associated with a sound piece built from the last statements of all inmates executed in Texas since the resumption of executions on December 7, 1982.
Christian Marclay - Fire & Water (book / CD)
2014
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
This artist's book / CD includes an innovative work made of sound and pictures related to an installation made by the artist in Japan in 2012.
Peter Greenaway - The Food of Love
2014
English edition
What happened to the boy Tadzio on the Venetian Lido beach in Thomas Mann's and Luchino Visconti's Death in Venice? British director Peter Greenaway relates Tadzio's future.
Peter Greenaway - The OK Doll
2014
English edition
Austrian painter Oskar Kokoschka's love for Alma Mahler was so great that he had a life-sized model of her made. The OK Doll, by Peter Greenaway, is the script for an unrealized film about the doll that Kokoschka lived with for three years.
Peter Greenaway - Eisenstein in Guanajuato
2014
English edition
This script by Peter Greenaway follows Russian director Eisenstein to Guanajuato, Mexico, where he worked for ten days on Que Viva Mexico. Ten days that shook Eisenstein face to face with sex and death which changed the man and the filmmaker.
François Boutonnet - Mnémosyne - Une histoire des arts de la mémoire de l\'Antiquité à la création 	multimédia contemporaine
2013
French edition
François Boutonnet's Mnemosyne offers the first consideration of the “Arts of Memory” from antiquity to contemporary art, connecting it to mind mapping in digital culture.
 Soundwalk Collective - Medea (book / CD)
2012
English edition
Medea is an original sound composition based on recordings of radio interceptions and field recordings compiled by Soundwalk Collective during a two-month journey by boat along the coasts of the Black Sea.
 Soundwalk Collective - Medea (book / CD)
2012
French edition
Medea is an original sound composition based on recordings of radio interceptions and field recordings compiled by Soundwalk Collective during a two-month journey by boat along the coasts of the Black Sea.
Raoul Ruiz - The Wit of the Staircase
2011
English edition
A comedic and poetic tell about a man back from the dead to haunt humans. The posthumous novel of Raoul Ruiz, achieved shortly before his own death.
 Chloé - Chasser Croiser - The Surreal and Its Echo (book / CD)
2011
English edition
This original radio sound piece unfurls a multiple electroacoustic flux in which audio archives of the voices of the great surrealist heroes of the Twenties (Man Ray, Duchamp, Aragon) are given a new breath of life and become electric.
 Chloé - Chasser Croiser - Le Surréel et son écho (book / CD)
2011
French edition
This original radio sound piece unfurls a multiple electroacoustic flux in which audio archives of the voices of the great surrealist heroes of the Twenties (Man Ray, Duchamp, Aragon) are given a new breath of life and become electric.
Gisèle Vienne - JERK // Through their tears (book / CD)
2011
English edition
A collaborative artist's book and audio recording which translates a previous collaborative theater work into a violent multimedia disquisition on puppetry, serial killing and homoeroticism. The play and book are based on the Texan serial killer Dean Corll.
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