Le laps is an independent publishing house founded in 2010 by Marie-Douce St-Jacques in collaboration with graphic designers Baptiste Alchourroun and Amandine Guillard. Anchored in the margins of literature, the Montreal-based publisher celebrates singular minds from all backgrounds. These texts, essays, conceptual and experimental projects are published with great care in small format books.
A poetic narrative in which the author, sound artist Émilie Mouchous, investigates her own psyche through an exploration of plants. The artist's first publication features a hyperlink to download the soundtrack of the poem, an 18-minute piece with voice and synthesizers.
Sound artist Anne-F Jacques' first publication: an inventory of objects and materials with which she produces sound and kinetic assemblages. The book features a selection of recent drawings from the artist's notebooks.
Part essay, part autobiography, the first book by Japanese filmmaker Daïchi Saïto offers a reflection on the artist's life, career and practice. With a foreword by André Habib, professor of film studies at the University of Montreal and a specialist in experimental cinema.