Jeu de Paume

The Jeu de Paume is an important centre for the dissemination of photography and the image. It adopts an open approach that spans all periods, from the 19th to the 21st century, and all contemporary fields of the image (including photography, cinema, video and installation). Its mission is to produce, co-produce and host exhibitions, film seasons, symposia, pedagogical activities and publications.
It showcases both recognised artists (including Sophie Ristelhueber, Martin Parr, Robert Frank, Jean-Luc Moulène, Bruno Serralongue, Richard Avedon, Lee Miller, Lisette Model, André Kertész, Diane Arbus, Berenice Abbott, Erwin Blumenfeld and Garry Winogrand) and up-and-coming talents (notably as part of the Satellite programme), attracting a broad and diverse public.
 
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Michael Schmidt - Photographies 1965-2014
2020
French edition
The first major monograph dedicated to Michael Schmidt (1945-2014), a central figure in contemporary German photography.
 René-Jacques - Forms of Elegance
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume – Château de Tours provides an overview of the photographer's career through forty key images.
Daisuke Kosugi - A False Weight
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Part of The New Sanctuary, the Satellite Programme 12 devised by Laura Herman for the Jeu de Paume and the CAPC, A False Weight is published in conjunction with the exhibition by Daisuke Kosugi, an intimate project on the disabled body, supported by a reflection on the architecture of the home.
Zineb Sedira - A Brief Moment
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
This catalog accompanies Zineb Sedira's exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, covering a period from 1998 to the present, and mediums as diverse as video, film, installation and photography.
Ben Thorp Brown - The Arcadia Center
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Part of The New Sanctuary, the Satellite Programme 12 devised by Laura Herman, The Arcadia Center is published in conjunction with the exhibition of work by Ben Thorp Brown, which calls for an architectural experience inspired by ancient mythology and the fields of psychology and neuroscience.
André Kertész - The Art of Poise
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume – Château de Tours.
Julie Béna - Anna & the Jester in Window of Opportunity
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Part of The New Sanctuary, the Satellite Programme 12 devised by Laura Herman for the Jeu de Paume and the CAPC, Anna & the Jester in Window of Opportunity is published in conjunction with the exhibition of work by Julie Béna, which takes the form of an architectural tale.
Florence Lazar - You Think The Earth Is A Dead Thing… It\'s So Much More Convenient! Dead, We Thus Trample On It…
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition by Florence Lazar at the Jeu de Paume. It is also her first monograph.
Alejandro Cesarco - Learning the Language (Present Continuous I)
2018
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
This catalogue stems from the artist's eponymous video project dedicated to Argentine pianist Margarita Fernández. The publication reproduces two texts from seminars given by Fernández, in which she gives an analysis of the filmic and musical writing taking the example of Robert Bresson's use of Franz Schubert's Sonata in A major.
Ana Mendieta - Le temps et l\'histoire me recouvrent
2018
French edition
The films of Ana Mendieta.
Bouchra Khalili - Blackboard
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bouchra Khalili's films, video installations, photographs and silkscreen prints suggest civic platforms, from which members of minorities perform their strategies of resistance to arbitrary power. This catalogue dedicated to the French-Moroccan artist spans ten years of creation.
Daphné Le Sergent - Géopolitique de l\'oubli
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Daphné Le Sergent's “Geopolitics of Oblivion” exhibition focuses on the technical language. The catalogue takes the form of a photography-drawing manual built on the notion of separation.
Damir Očko - Dicta
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
This catalogue revolves around a project by Damir Očko inspired by the works of Brecht and Orwell. The Croatian artist produced a video collage reflecting on the impoverishment of language in the public space.
Koen Wessing - The Indelible Image - Exhibition portfolio
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume.
Jumana Manna - Wild Relatives
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Publication documenting an eponymous video work by the Palestinian artist, in which she follows the matrix of hierarchies and relationships involved in an agricultural transaction of seeds between a Norwegian town the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. This book includes an essay by historian Shela Sheikh and a text by the artist tracing the reflections that led her to her project.
Steffani Jemison - Sensus Plenior
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Catalogue dedicated to a video project on the practice of gospel mime within the African-American church. This subject is an opportunity for Jemison to express her interest in language and gesture, and on the discursive dimension of African American culture.
Oscar Murillo - Estructuras resonantes
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Catalogue documenting two projects by the Colombian artist—a photo essay and an artist's book—focusing on immigration and family ties.
Ali Cherri - Somniculus
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Filmed inside a series of empty museum galleries across Paris, Ali Cherri's Somniculus articulates the tension between the lives of dead objects and the living world that surrounds them—thus highlighting their ideological value. This publication accompanies and complete the Lebanese artist's video project.
Basim Magdy - Il n\'y aura pas d\'étoiles filantes
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Companion book to Basim Madgy's eponymous video: a dreamlike tale about the ocean and its secrets.
 Patrick Bernier & Olive Martin - Je suis du bord
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Documenting a video installation addressing the consequences of historical sea travel.
Edgardo Aragón - Mésoamérique - L\'effet ouragan
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
The genesis and documentation of a video and mapping project on the detrimental effects of foreign authorities' actions in past and present Mexico.
Guan Xiao - Prévisions météo
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
The starting point of this publication and of the work it accompanies is travel, and more specifically, the wave of new perceptions that travel brings and the transformation that it causes. Artist Guan Xiao compares the volatility of this process with the fluctuation of the weather.
 Nguyen Trinh Thi - Lettres de Panduranga
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Letters from Panduranga evokes the fate of the Vietnamese Cham community, whose territory is threatened by the construction of two nuclear power plants. Acting as an ethnologist Nguyen Trinh Thi explores the issues related to speech and history as well as new forms of colonialism.
Khvay Samnang - L\'Homme-caoutchouc / Rubber Man
2015
trilingual edition (English / French / Khmer)
With Rubber Man (2015), Khvay responds to the colonial legacy of land use and its effects on Cambodia's indigenous forests and culture today.
Arin Rungjang - Mongkut
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
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