Performance / happening / action art / body art

 
 
2022
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.
Feminine Futures - Expression / Abstraction – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2021
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
 Shimabuku - The 165-metre Mermaid and Other Stories
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
forthcoming
This major monograph of Shimabuku's work features previously unpublished texts by Nicolas Bourriaud, Claire Le Restif and Rirkrit Tiravanija.
Wolfgang Stoerchle - Success in Failure
2021
English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
forthcoming
First monograph devoted to the work of video artist and performer Wolfgang Stoerchle (1944-1976), an artistic figure of the Californian scene in the 1970s, based on extensive research and three international exhibitions.
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.
Véhicule
2021
French edition
Véhicule
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.
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.
 Opening Performance Orchestra - Opening Performance Orchestra plays Phill Niblock - Four Walls Full Of Sound (CD)
2021
Sub Rosa
An electronic interpretation of the works of Phill Niblock by the Prague-based group Opening Performance Orchestra.
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.
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.
Eric Vautrin - Le cinquième mur - Formes scéniques contemporaines & nouvelles théâtralités
2021
French edition
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.


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