Performance / happening / action art / body art

 
 
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
forthcoming
An anthology of verbal and graphic scores to be used while walking, from Fluxus to the critical works of current artists, through the tradition of experimental music and performance, gathered and presented by Elena Biserna.
Pilvi Takala - Close Watch - The Pavilion of Finland – 59th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Pilvi Takala's project for the Finnish Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale.
Vera Lehndorff - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2022
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Combining archive material with a wide selection of photographs of body paintings produced by the duo in the 1970-1980s, this publication retraces the evolution of gender identities and the treatment of the female body in visual culture from the 1950s to the present.
Line Skywalker Karlström - Holes Dug, Rocks Thrown - Line Skywalker Karlström\'s Works Through the Prism of Queer and Feminist Art Practices
2022
bilingual edition (English / Swedish)
Archive Books
forthcoming
First comprehensive monograph of the Swedish queer and feminist performance artist.
Barbara Turner Smith - Body Talks - Interview
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
forthcoming
A history of feminist gesture and performance since the 1960s and 1970s in California through an interview conducted by Carole Douillard with art critic Amelia Jones and two pioneering American artists, Barbara T. Smith and Susan Lacy.
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2022
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Eleven years after the publication of the first volume of Feminine Futures in 2011, this sequel explores the dance history of abstraction in the feminine, during the first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Alice Anderson - Connexions/Collections #1
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
forthcoming
Alice Anderson dialogues with the objects of the Fontevraud Museum of Modern Art, by placing her own works in the spaces of the permanent collections.
Julien Blaine - 2021
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
 Marie Cool Fabio Balducci -
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Retrospective monograph.
Brandon LaBelle - Dreamtime X
2022
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Errant Bodies
Dreamtime X is a diary kept between March 2020 and March 2021, capturing the conditions of lockdown as experienced by the author. Articulated in the form of 100 short poetic entries, the publication veers across a set of ambivalent perspectives.
Alison Knowles - Sounds from the Book of Bean (vinyl LP)
2022
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first vinyl LP release from Fluxus pioneer Alison Knowles (remastered edition transferred from original tapes, with an expansive 20-page booklet).
Véhicule
2022
French edition
Véhicule
Vroum - Véhicule
The partitions, to be activated by the reader, by Garance Dor, Diane Giorgis, Joël Hubaut, Alexandre Koutchevsky, Daniel Larrieu, Saïdo Lehlouh & Johanna Faye, Vincent Menu, Cécile Mainardi, Malte Martin, Delphine Perret, Pauline Picot, Aziyadé Baudoin-Talec.
Akio Suzuki - Breathing Spirit Forms (CD + book)
2022
Room40
A series of in situ improvisations on Mount Tamborine in Australia.
Roman Signer - Rotes Tuch
2022
no text
Nieves
Flipbook.
 Orlan - « Les femmes qui pleurent sont en colère » par femme avec tête(s)
2022
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Orlan hybridizes fragments of her face with portraits of Dora Maar, Picasso's companion.
Sara Gebran - Quantum Society
2022
English edition
Errant Bodies
A performative publication by author and choreographer Sara Gebran aiming to immerse readers in a world of social intimacy.
 Opening Performance Orchestra - Aktual University (CD)
2022
Sub Rosa
Two pieces based on Milan Knízak's canonical text Aktual University, dating from 1967, containing ten short lectures outlining the university's character—On Conflict, On Dreams, On Revolutions, On Love, On Belief, On Art, etc. These lectures were to serve as inspirational schemes for lectures, seminars and discussions held at an ideal university.
Lee Bul - Beginning
2022
bilingual edition (English / Korean)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This monograph surveys the first decade of the legendary Korean artist's career from 1987 to 1998.
Post-Performance Video, Prospective 1 - Los Angeles
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The first curatorial project dedicated to Post-Performance Video with a special look at the works of four artists working in Los Angeles or having trained in this city: Coleman Collins, Rodney McMillian, Nathaniel Mellors, and Anna Wittenberg.
Inter - Renoncements et anonymat
2021
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
The renunciation of art / the art of renunciation.
Ana Lupas - Drawing The Solemn Process
2021
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first monograph of the Romanian avant-garde artist, focusing on the "preliminary drawings" for the work "The Solemn Process" (1964–2008).
Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli - A Season in Slemani
2021
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A series of artistic residencies in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Eduardo Kac - Télescope intérieur
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Télescope intérieur narrates the creation of Inner telescope, an artwork by Eduardo Kac, realized aboard the International Space Station.
Martha Wilson - Journals
2021
English edition
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs, editions & artist's books
A selection by Martha Wilson of pages from her diaries that document her experience as a woman and artist between 1965 and 1983 (limited edition, signed by the artist).
Georges Mathieu -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
Reference monograph of Georges Mathieu (1921-2012), a major figure of mid-20th century abstraction, founder of Lyrical Abstraction, inventor of performance art, pioneer of Action Painting, speed and risk, dripping, early inspirer of street art.
Jean Dupuy - J\'idée - Variations sur Jean Dupuy (book + DVD)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French), DVD original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Variations on...
A portrait of Jean Dupuy through a film by Gilles Coudert and a collection of unpublished texts.
 Maciunas Ensemble - YoplaBoum + Permanent Wave (2 vinyl LP + CD)
2021
Edition Telemark
Five rare pieces from the minimalist "rhythmic drone" period of the early 1980s of the ensemble founded by Paul Panhuysen, Remko Scha and Jan van Riet, reissued for the first time.
 Shimabuku - The 165-metre Mermaid and Other Stories
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Conceived in close collaboration with Shimabuku, this new publication tells of the poetic actions conducted during his travels, between his native Japan and Monaco via Brazil, Australia, and many other lands (with texts by the artist, Nicolas Bourriaud, Claire Le Restif and Rirkrit Tiravanija).
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Anne Imhof - Palais - Natures Mortes
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
On the occasion of Natures Mortes, her carte blanche at the Palais de Tokyo, the artist Anne Imhof is the guest editor-in-chief of issue 31 of the magazine PALAIS.
Inter - Pratiques du silence, du son et de l’oralité
2021
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
Practices of silence, sound, and orality, between concrete poetry, performance and sound art.
Michaël La Chance - Les inventeurs de vacarmes - Théorie et pratiques de la performance
2021
French edition
Intervention - Theory
A collection of Michaël La Chance's observations and reflections on performance art in Quebec and on the international scene.
Ion Grigorescu - Diaries and Dreams - 1976-1979
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Second volume of Ion Grigorescu's translated diaries, assembled like a small literary and art-historical sensation of the period between 1976 and 1979.
Jeremiah Day - “If It\'s For The People, It Needs To Be Beautiful,” She Said
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
What You See Is What You Hear (Volume) - Books, editions & records
First comprehensive monograph.
Véhicule
2021
French edition
Véhicule
Vroum - Véhicule
(last copies available!)
The partitions, to be activated by the reader, by Mette Ingvartsen, Violaine Lochu, Sonia Chiambretto, Garance Dor, Aurélie Noury, Melaine Dalibert, Didier Aschour, Roland Sabatier, Vincent Menu, IKHEA@SERVICES, Florent Delval & David Liver, Pierre di Sciullo.
Chiara Fumai - Poems I Will Never Release, 2007-2017
2021
English edition
Nero
First retrospective monograph: an essential resource for any in-depth critical study of Chiara Fumai's work and thought, including a first systematic analysis of her oeuvre.
Louise Siffert - Gut Feelings - Melodies and Aromas (vinyl LP)
2021
DUUU
With the vinyl recording of a musical, the artist proposes a new chapter in her project on fermentation as a living, palpable theory that blends body, feminism, and community.
Charles Pennequin - Plethora
2021
French edition
Arsenicgalerie
Catalogue bringing together four virtuoso artists in excess, overflow and debauchery.
Olivier Garcin - Une épopée, un lieu, une revue, des actions, « tout un tas d\'horizons »...
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
An exhaustive documentation to celebrate 40 years of creative activities at Garage 103—an historical place for post-Fluxus artistic, performative, poetic, and sonic experimentations in the heart of Nice.
Giorgio Andreotta Calò - Gloria
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
The text and photo diary of a forty-day journey on foot from Venice to L'Aquila, following the subterranean fracture where the European and African tectonic plates meet, in search of the symbolic dimension and the real effects of seismic waves.
A.C. Hello - Koma Kapital
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Koma Kapital speaks of the violence of our society and the world of work on our individualities, and their ability to either shape us, or destroy us.
A.C. Hello - Koma Kapital - Limited edition
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Koma Kapital speaks of the violence of our society and the world of work on our individualities, and their ability to either shape us, or destroy us. The limited edition, numbered from 1 to 20 and signed, contains an original artwork by the author (drawing on paper).
Martin Kippenberger - MOMAS Project
2021
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
The first study of all the archives and documents relating to the artist's museum created by Martin Kippenberger.
 Manon - Feathers
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Feathers presents a collection of notes written by the Swiss artist during the conception of an aborted documentary in 2005. Taking the shape of a diary, it offers a unique gateway into Manon's daily life, interweaving memories and reflections on her artistic practice.
Mike Kelley - Materialistic Aesthetics And Memory Illusions
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An analysis of Mike Kelley's work as a position in materialist philosophy, which appears as the feature that is most at stake in his artistic practice, focusing on the pieces he produced around the issue of memory––his leitmotiv from 1995 onward.
Benoît Toqué - Habiter Outre
2021
French edition
Supernova - Dans le vif
A collection of narrative texts articulated around the narrowness of a Parisian dwelling and the daily life of its occupant.
A.C. Hello - Chambre froide
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A series of photographic performances by Fabienne Létang, confined to her studio, with texts by Liliane Giraudon, Amandine André and A.C. Hello.
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