performance / happening / action art / body art

 
 
 Orlan - « Les Femmes qui pleurent sont en colère » par femme avec tête(s)
2019
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
forthcoming
Ouvrage collectif.
Joseph Jarman - Black Case Volume I and II - Return From Exile
2019
English edition
Blank Forms
The republication in print form of the poems of Art Ensemble of Chicago's founding member breathes new life into a forgotten document of the Black Arts Movement.
Jean-Christophe Norman - Mundo diffuso
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
Comprehensive monograph.
Ulla von Brandenburg - Sweets Quilts Sun Works
2019
bilingual editon (English / German)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This lavishly illustrated catalogue comprehensively documents three recent projects by Franco-German artist Ulla von Brandenburg.
Stephen Barber - Film\'s Ghosts - Tatsumi Hijikata\'s Butoh and the Transmutation of 1960s Japan
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An essential book for readers engaged with film and performance, urban cultures and architecture, and Japan's experimental art and its histories.
Clemente Padín - De la représentation à l\'action
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The reissue, in a new translation, of one of the most important essays of Latin American poetry from the historical avant-gardes.
Julien Blaine - Le livre
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An original fable at war against the founding books of monotheisms (unpublished text of 1963).
 Opening Performance Orchestra & Blixa Bargeld, Luciano Chessa, Fred Möpert - The Noise Of Art (2 vinyl LP)
2019
French edition
Sub Rosa
This album contains seven compositions, created by the Opening Performance Orchestra, Blixa Bargeld, Luciano Chessa and Fred Möpert. All the pieces relate to the theme of Futurism and employ intonarumori, instruments invented and used more than a century ago by the Italian Futurists in their noise compositions.
 Opening Performance Orchestra & Blixa Bargeld, Luciano Chessa, Fred Möpert - The Noise Of Art (CD)
2019
French edition
Sub Rosa
This album contains seven compositions, created by the Opening Performance Orchestra, Blixa Bargeld, Luciano Chessa and Fred Möpert. All the pieces relate to the theme of Futurism and employ intonarumori, instruments invented and used more than a century ago by the Italian Futurists in their noise compositions.
Monster Chetwynd - The Supreme Deluxe Essential Monster Chetwynd Handbook
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Retrospective monograph, 2007-2018.
Charles Atlas -
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A pioneer of time-based media.
Julien Creuzet -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo
First monograph dedicated to French artist, videographer, performer and poet Julien Creuzet.
Angelica Mesiti -
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo
First monograph.
Sonia Boyce - Thoughtful Disobedience - Nouvelle édition française
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Villa Arson
Focusing on several major collaborative performance-videos by a figure of the British Black Art movement, this illustrated monograph includes a series of essays which interpret Boyce's interdisciplinary practice in the light of art history, and analyse her interest in black feminism, cultural studies, film studies, art history and critical theory.
Clemente Padín - Horizons ouverts
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
Première traduction française des premiers poèmes de Clemente Padìn.
Erin Manning - Le geste mineur
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory – Miscellaneous
Dans ce livre vaste et pointu, Erin Manning élargit ses recherches concernant la politique du mouvement au concept de geste mineur.
 Kinkaleri - All for All!
2018
English edition
Bruno
All for All! is a trip through All! (2012-2017), a project conceived by Kinkaleri and instigated by the voracious attacks on language committed by William Seward Burroughs. It intentionally strays beyond the limits of theatre and dance, suggesting an outside and setting the possible into motion along an undecidable boundary between the body and language.
Charles Pennequin - Dictaphones (vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Frac Franche-Comté - Sound Houses Series
This LP draws on twenty years of archives recorded by Charles Pennequin on mini-cassettes. Spontaneous recordings of his readings, unpublished solitary monologues, vocal and sound experiments, ambient sounds were selected and edited in the studio by the poet, and thought of as a global composition that goes through different registers and eras of his poetry.
 Merzbow & Opening Performance Orchestra - Merzopo (2 CD)
2018
French edition
Sub Rosa
out of stock
A collaborative 2-CD album by Japan noise legend Masami Akita alias Merzbow and Czech seven-member ensemble Opening Performance Orchestra. The first CD features four folk-inspired Merzbow compositions. The second CD gathers two live recordings of the Opening, made in Tokyo and Prague.
Alexandra Bachzetsis - An Ideal for Living
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre culturel suisse Paris
This artist's book is part of a choreographic project exploring the body/object relationship. It features a photographic series which juxtaposes performers' bodies and objects, creating contradictory associations. The publication also includes two texts by Paul B. Preciado: an essay on the philosophy of movement, and a poem on sexual subjectivity, written with artificial intelligence.
Terry Fox - AudioWorks (vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Song Cycle Records
Originally published in 1983 by Maurizio Nannucci, this collection gathers a careful selection of audio works by American body artist and conceptual artist Terry Fox, also a pioneer of sound art.
Georgia Sagri - Georgia Sagri Georgia Sagri and I
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
As her first comprehensive publication, this catalogue surveys the multi-facetted oeuvre of the Greek artist/social activist Georgia Sagri. Across performance, video work, and sculpture, she explores the murky relationships between the artist's body and her body of work, subjectivity and persona, original and reproduction with equal parts humor and severity.
Michael Barthel - Halber Pogo (CD)
2018
French edition
Tochnit Aleph
Second full-lenght release by German sound-poet and writer Michael Barthel on Tochnit Aleph. A 60-minute piece recited from memory. Recorded April 2018 straight to tape without overdubs. Raw, unsettling, poetically incorrect.
Michel Journiac - Le corps travesti
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This monograph reflects on Michel Journiac's body of work through the prism of transvestism. With great iconography from the Journiac's archives, the publication focuses on his photographic performances, combining analyzes by authors and specialists and texts by the artist, one of the great body art's precursors.
Ana Mendieta - Le temps et l\'histoire me recouvrent
2018
French edition
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
The films of Ana Mendieta.