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Jong Won Rhee - Solitudes of Human Places
2022
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Jong Won Rhee's photographs of scenes of contemporary everyday life in South Korea.
Kazuki Tomokawa - A String of Paper Cranes Clenched between My Teeth (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
forthcoming
Vinyl reissue of the third album of the Japanese "screaming philosopher" (1977), the culmination of his introspective approach to the search for a "music of the self".
Kazuki Tomokawa - Finally, His First Album (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
forthcoming
Vinyl reissue of Kazuki Tomokawa's seminal album (1975), that introduced one of the most singular voices of the post-war Japanese music scene.
Kazuki Tomokawa - Straight from the Throat (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
forthcoming
Vinyl reissue of Kazuki Tomokawa's second album (1976), having imposed him on the Japanese avant-garde/avant-folk scene.
Kazuki Tomokawa - 1975–1977 (Finally, His First Album / Straight from the Throat / A String of Paper Cranes Clenched between My Teeth) (3 CD box set)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
forthcoming
Box set gathering the first three albums of Kazuki Tomokawa (1975-1977), retracing the rise of the Japanese "screaming philosopher" and providing a complete introduction to his singular world, between folk experimentations, existential and introspective meditations and psychedelic rock.
Chang-Ming Peng - Regards sur la peinture chinoise en Occident - Évolution du discours et résonances artistiques (1800-1939)
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The little-known history of a major cultural encounter: a study of the reception of Chinese painting in the West and its artistic resonances, which underwent profound changes between the 19th century and the 1930s.
Akio Suzuki - Breathing Spirit Forms (CD + book)
2022
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
A series of in situ improvisations on Mount Tamborine in Australia.
2021
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
forthcoming
New monograph.
 Novi_sad - ΚΕΡΑΥΝΟΣ (CD)
2021
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A series of compositions using environmental sounds and field recordings from the five continents.
Kazuki Tomokawa - Try Saying You\'re Alive!
2021
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
A memoir by Kawasaki-based writer and musician Kazuki Tomokawa, Try Saying You're Alive! offers a semi-fictionalized account of the vibrant Tokyo underground that he has been at the center of since the 1970s.
Sergey Melnitchenko - 247 polaroids taken in China by Sergey Melnitchenko
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
In 2015, Ukrainian photographer Sergey Melnichenko lives in China. He works there as a dancer. 247 polaroids taken in China by Sergey Melnitchenko is the story in pictures of thirty months of Chinese life.
Ueno Chizuko - Une idéologie pour survivre - Débats féministes sur violence et genre au Japon
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
First translation into French of a work by the Japanese sociologist and feminist Chizuko Ueno, who questions the relationship of women to historical tragedies, violence, war and terrorism, rejecting all forms of violence, both state and domestic, as well as domination.
Nakai Masakazu - Introduction à l\'esthétique
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first translation into French of a work by the Japanese philosopher, this book, based on photography and cinema, in dialogue with Cassirer, Heidegger, Marx and the authors of the Frankfurt School, proposes an aesthetic of resistance and rebound that is inseparable from the body and the struggles it involves.
Flows - Bodies of Water – A Reader
2021
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Part of Bodies of Water, the 13th Shanghai Biennale, and following its lines of research, this publication, a 354-pages book conceived as a unique and parallel platform to the exhibition, offers an ensemble of inspiring texts that reflect and extend the theme of the Biennale.
Ayami Awazuhara - Window / Spacetime
2021
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Window / Spacetime is a portrait of the city of Berlin. A variety of shops that have names of countries and cities refer to different faraway places and invite the reader on an imaginary journey. Dis- and misplacing distant memories of the past triggers a yearning sense of other destinations within the everyday scenarios.
 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).
Liu Xiaodong - Borders
2021
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / Chinese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Liu Xiaodong's series of paintings from the Texas-Mexico border.
Makoto Fujiwara - Stone and Makoto
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A sculptor's life: on the career and innovations of Makoto Fujiwara.
Mahalla - The Survey (box set)
2021
English edition
Humboldt Books
Mahalla – The Survey offers a scientific investigation and an artistic statement which aims at a critical reading and a tentative exploration of a fascinating Uzbek cultural heritage: the mahalla (luxury box set including numerous documents, a 7" vinyl record by Carlos Casas and exclusive art prints by Bas Princen).
Takashi Homma - Tokyo and my Daughter
2021
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Nieves
The complete edition of Takashi Homma's acclaimed homage.
Okkyung Lee - Statistique Synthétique / Teum (the Silvery Slit) (vinyl LP)
2021
Recollection GRM / Portraits GRM - Portraits GRM
A split album as part of the GRM Portraits series with two electroacoustic pieces by Florian Hecker (computer-generated multiphonic sounds and resynthesized recordings of localized textures) and Okkyung Lee (an acousmatic piece written for computer-generated sounds, pre-recorded materials and cello that was developed for the Acousmonium sound diffusion system during a residence at Ina GRM, Paris, in January 2019).
 Ho Tzu Nyen - G for Gong
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
G for Gong looks at the artistic practice of Singaporean video artist and theater director Ho Tzu Nyen. An extension of the artist's large-scale solo exhibition in 2019, this book not only explores Ho's distinctive artistic approach but also dives deeper into the themes of his work.
Liu Xiaodong - New England
2021
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Nero
The volume New England brings together a series of portraits by Liu Xiaodong of homonymous subjects. The project represents the artist's search to portray a generation of young Chinese professionals who have moved to London to try and follow their dreams.
Michel Henritzi - Micro Japon
2021
French edition
Lenka lente
(last copies available!)
Michel Henritzi's collection of interviews provides a rich portrait of the experimental music scene in Japan.
Yan Jun - Ring + balance / Solo with background (vinyl LP)
2021
Edition Telemark
A split LP featuring two complementary experimental sound performances.


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