it: editions

Founded in Paris in 2006, it: editions is a publishing structure conceived as a platform for research and circulation. It's catalogue gathers artist's books, essays, monographs, thematic publications, periodicals, and ephemeral publications. It: seeks to highlight the specificity of the visual thought: the publications apprehend the image as an open material. The form of the essay—both visual and textual—best defines their editorial approach, through experimentation, the blending of genres and registers, the reflection and the analysis.
 
Paris
 
20 titles
 
Design écosocial - Convivialités, pratiques situées et nouveaux communs
2018
French edition
A multidisciplinary approach of ecosocial design.
Re: - Towards a minor history of exhibitions and performances
2018
English edition
A collection of textual and visual essays stemming from a series of lecture-performances in which artists and curators experimented with various strategies of reprise in the fields of publishing, visual arts, animation, new technologies and the law.
Du film performatif
2018
French edition
Mapping the practices of performative cinema today.
Olivier Peyricot - Domestique adoré, DA – Design, expérimentations, textes, 1997-2017
2017
French edition
A collection of texts by artist and designer Olivier Peyricot, documenting his research and experiments since 1997. For twenty years, Peyricot has been questioning the political and social dimensions of design.The publication also features a rich iconographic documentation.
Didier Fiúza Faustino - Vortex Populi
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vortex Populi is a visual essay focusing on five works by Didier Fiuza Faustino in which the French artist and architect reflects on public space and popular struggle through an examination of the use of crowd control barriers in clashes between protestors and authoritarian forces.
Strange Design - From Objects to Behaviors
2016
English edition
A history of critical design in four episodes: the Italian radical design of the late 1970s; the Dutch conceptual design of the 1990s; the English critical design of the 2000s, and the contemporary scene (with contributions by Bless, Didier Faustino, Alessandro Mendini, Gianni Pettena…).
Avatars de Rousseau
2015
French edition
A collective publication examining Rousseau's legacy through the ages, from the Revolutionaries of 1789 to environmentalists, musicians, educators, Socialists, Resistance fighters, Romantics… Each chapter is accompanied by a visual essay featuring archives and recent documents.
 Ludovic Burel & Ju Hyun Lee - KVM Ø - Counter Fictional Design
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Publication gathering five conference performances, written in French and English, by the Franco-Korean duo of artists and researchers Ju Hyun Lee and Ludovic Burel, whose works combine installations, performances, and publications.
Re: - Vers une histoire mineure des expositions et des performances
2014
French edition
A collection of textual and visual essays stemming from a series of lecture-performances in which artists and curators experimented with various strategies of reprise in the fields of publishing, visual arts, animation, new technologies and the law.
 Philippe Artières & Ludovic Burel - Archives du biopouvoir
2011
French edition
An experimental selection of documents from the archives of the city of Marseilles, constituting a visual representation of biopower as theorized by philosopher Michel Foucault.
Ludovic Burel - Purely Diagrammatic - Other Visible Things on Paper not Necessarily Meant to Be Viewed as Dance Scores
2011
French edition
In this artist's book, Ludovic Burel gathers together a selection of preparatory documents for dance scores, thus reactivating the pioneering conceptual art exhibition “Working Drawing…” by Mel Bochner.
Colocation
2010
bilingual edition (English / French)
This catalogue is an extension of a series of exhibitions featured at Gallery La Box, in Bourges. Each invited artist produced a site-specific intervention which tried to answer the question: Can the artists help us living together?
Ludovic Burel - Page Sucker - Lobster
2009
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The third issue of Page Sucker—the 32-page magazine featuring photographs collected over the Internet via a single keyword. This issue's keyword is “lobster”.
Ludovic Burel - Page Sucker - Fist
2009
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The fourth issue of Page Sucker—the 32-page magazine featuring photographs collected over the Internet via a single keyword. This issue's keyword is “fist”.
Projections constructives
2009
French edition
This publication invites artists and architects to design a specific project for the French city of Vélizy-Villacoublay, a perfect example of the Sixties Architecture.
Karina Bisch - Album - 2005-07
2008
bilingual edition (English / French)
This monograph documents the artist's exhibitions since 2005, reflecting on the evolution and diversity of her work. The heterogeneous essays tracing her career are illustrated with exhibition views.
Ludovic Burel - Page Sucker - Waterfall
2008
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Page Sucker is a 32-page magazine featuring 16 photographs collected over the Internet via a single keyword. This keyword also determines the design of the magazine. This second issue is dedicated to the word “waterfall.” All images were photographed at the Yosemite National Park in Nevada.
Ludovic Burel - Another Picture of Me as Dracula
2007
French edition
This publication presents a selection of self-portraits collected on the Internet. This contemporary inventory of self-representation outlines two common features: valorization and performativity.
Armando Andrade Tudela - Nine Images of the Glass House and One Portrait
2007
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Photographic essay dedicated to Lina Bo Bardi's Glass House. Armando Andrade Tudela outlines the relationship between the light, the building's structure and its close environment. Glass House is a perfect example of the union of Modernism and Brazilian vernacular architecture, and Bo Bardi's first production in Brazil.
Raphaël Grisey - Wo versteckt sich Rosa L. / Où se cache Rosa L.
2006
trilingual edition (English / French / German)
This publication is based on a series of surveys and photographs made in Berlin between 2001 and 2004 by artist Raphaël Grisey. A combination of images and texts, Wo versteckt sich Rosa L. is an exploration of the memory and the history of the city. This subjective guide of Berlin also features maps to locate the photographed sites.


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