Performance / happening / action art / body art

 
 
Michaël La Chance - Les inventeurs de vacarmes - Théorie et pratiques de la performance
2021
French edition
Intervention - Theory
forthcoming
A collection of Michaël La Chance's observations and reflections on performance art in Quebec and on the international scene.
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
For the first time, this study places Marta Minujín's performance on debt at the heart of a varied and long-term iconography. This pioneering work shows how works of art can become a powerful means to refute the idea of economic neutrality and the supposed equality of its participants, thus denouncing the hierarchies and balances of power, whether military, cultural or financial, necessary for the functioning of the current economic system.
Vera Lehndorff - Body of Work - Behind the Appearances
2021
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.
2021
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
What You See Is What You Hear (Volume) - Books, editions & records
forthcoming
First comprehensive monograph.
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
forthcoming
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.
A.C. Hello - Koma Kapital
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
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.
Eric Vautrin - Le cinquième mur - Formes scéniques contemporaines & nouvelles théâtralités
2021
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
A collection of interviews and studies of performances that constitutes a crossing of the contemporary theatrical and choreographic landscape, re-examining the critical and theoretical tools that allow us to apprehend and think about current scenic forms.
Martin Kippenberger - MOMAS Project
2021
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
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 - Books
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.
Julien Blaine - La cinquième feuille - Aux sources de l\'écrire et du dire
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Anne Bénichou - Rejouer le vivant - Les reenactments, des pratiques culturelles et artistiques (in)actuelles
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
Charles Pennequin - Le Martien / Allo maman (+ CD)
2020
French edition
Lenka lente
Charles Pennequin is an unconventional poet who tells us here the sidereal aggression of a Martian who has not yet cut the cord. On the CD contained in the book, he interprets his text three times: twice in the company of the guitarist Jean-François Pauvros, and another time alone, but with a megaphone.
Brice Dellsperger - On Gender Performance
2020
English edition
Floating Opera Press
A conversation about performance, genre and cinema in the subversive work of Brice Dellsperger.
Julien Blaine - 2019
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
Julien Blaine - Le grand dépotoir
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
In 2020, Julien Blaine, born in 1942, inventories (and offers) what remains in an artist's studio at the end of a lifetime of creation. Le grand dépotoir brings together essays, letters and reflections on his vast poetic enterprise since its beginnings.
Brandon LaBelle - The Other Citizen
2020
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
Drawing upon traditions of socially engaged poetics, Brandon LaBelle's The Other Citizen presents narratives of contemporary crisis and exclusionary politics—from American teenagers in the maze of neoliberal privatization to those caught between borders of nation-states—outlining the force of a planetary citizenry.
 Opening Performance Orchestra - Radio Music Extended (based on John Cage\'s Radio Music) (CD)
2020
Sub Rosa
The composition Radio Music Extended, performed by Opening Performance Orchestra, draws upon the concept John Cage brought to bear in his piece Radio Music from 1956.
Paul Burwell - Wounds (vinyl LP)
2020
Song Cycle Records
The first reissue of Wounds by David Toop and Paul Burwell, originally released in 1980 on Toop's Quartz! label, a representative album of a seminal moment within the British music scene evolved around the London Musicians Collective in the late 1970s and early 1980s.


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