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Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
Otto Sidharta - Kajang (vinyl LP)
2023
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
Previously unreleased music by Otto Sidharta, pioneer of Indonesian electronic music, inspired by Indonesia's multifarious styles of traditional music.
Tomoyoshi Date - 438Hz As It Is, As You Are / あるがまま、あなたのままに (CD)
2023
LAAPS
forthcoming
The third solo release by a prominent pillar of Japanese ambient music, after 11 years of collaborations.
Tomoyoshi Date - 438Hz As It Is, As You Are / あるがまま、あなたのままに (vinyl LP)
2023
LAAPS
forthcoming
The third solo release by a prominent pillar of Japanese ambient music, after 11 years of collaborations.
Sophie Basch - Le Japonisme, un art français
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A thorough investigation that renews the understanding of Japonism from the French art of the nineteenth century, avoiding the temptation of orientalist exoticism while reversing the logic of influence, with an abundant also entirely renewed iconographic corpus.
Harutaka Mochizuki - Eugène (book + mini CD)
2022
French edition
Lenka lente
An essay by Guillaume Belhomme on the singularly modern work of the painter Eugène Carrière (1849-1906), accompanied by a piece by Japanese saxophonist Harutaka Mochizuki, inspired by the master's paintings.
Akio Suzuki - New Sense of Hearing (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
Akio Suzuki - New Sense of Hearing (CD)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
 Kimsooja - La Lanterne du Bon Dieu (DVD)
2022
French edition, English subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A film by Gilles Coudert and Damien Faure about the stained glass windows made by Kimsooja for the Metz Cathedral: a dialogue between contemporary art and cultural heritage and between Eastern and Western thought.
Soun-Gui Kim - Encounters with Soun-Gui Kim - Writings, 1975-2021
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Korean)
various
The first collection of the Korean-French artist's writings, interviews (with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, Nam June Paik...) and essays on her work.
Solitary
2022
bilingual edition (English / Korean)
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A South Korean wellness center designed as a mock-prison: a project initiated by artist Tyler Coburn on sensory deprivation, monastic life, the wellness industry, the prison-industrial complex, and the history of solitude.
Melati Suryodarmo - I am a Ghost in My Own House
2022
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
First monograph on the durational performance artist Melati Suryodarmo, one of the pioneers of performance art in Indonesia.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Alger-Tokyo - Des émissaires de l\'anticolonialisme en Asie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A transversal vision of the affirmation of a global Afro-Asian South through the anti-colonial resistance and war diplomacy of Algerians in Asia and Japan, bringing together history, politics, political philosophy, and poetics.
X Museum 2020-2021
2022
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
X Museum 2020–2021 is the first chapter in a series of annual publications dedicated to the activity of the newly opened museum in Beijing.
Kazuhiro Hori - The Art of Kazuhiro Hori
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
White Rabbit Prod
This book is the first monograph devoted to the work of Kazuhiro Hori. Through a selection of his most emblematic paintings, it offers an introduction to the oppressive universe of the Japanese artist, populated by anemic teenagers and evil stuffed animals.
Nakako Hayashi - Here and There
2022
bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
miscellaneous
Nieves
The 15th issue of Nakako Hayashi's graphic journal, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the project.
Kal Rituals – The Many Headed Hydra Magazine
2022
English edition
miscellaneous
Archive Books
The first in a series of publications emerging from the transoceanic platform Kal, Kal Rituals proposes queer and trans feminist ecologies, embodiments and mythmaking.
Kazuki Tomokawa - A String of Paper Cranes Clenched between My Teeth (vinyl LP)
2022
Blank Forms - Records
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
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
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
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.
Tazuko Masuyama - Les êtres lieux
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
Four contemporary artists in touch with their territories (the catalogue of the exhibition at the Maison de la culture du Japon in Paris).
Exploring Gong Culture of Southeast Asia - Massif and Archipelago (vinyl LP)
2022
Sub Rosa
17.00 12.50 €
A field recording project initiated by Japanese sound artist Yasuhiro Morinaga, documenting traditional gong music by different Southeast Asian ethnic groups.
Exploring Gong Culture of Southeast Asia - Massif and Archipelago (2 CD + booklet)
2022
Sub Rosa
A field recording project initiated by Japanese sound artist Yasuhiro Morinaga, documenting traditional gong music by different Southeast Asian ethnic groups (2 CDs with a 52 page booklet).
Cao Fei - Supernova
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
New monograph.
Tomoo Gokita - Get Down
2022
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This richly illustrated volume offers the occasion to discover Tomoo Gokita's latest body of work, featuring his newest large-scale paintings and a number of never-before-seen works made under lockdown during the pandemic.
Lei Saito - Existential Cuisine
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
Is-Land
(last copies available!)
The culinary performances and installations of the Japanese artist based in Paris (book printed in fluorescent pantones).
Midori Hirano - Water Ladder (vinyl LP)
2022
various
Berlin-based multi-instrumentalist Midori Hirano and Tokyo based string experimentalist Atsuko Hatano have teamed up for their first collaborative full-length.
Midori Hirano - Water Ladder (CD)
2022
various
Berlin-based multi-instrumentalist Midori Hirano and Tokyo based string experimentalist Atsuko Hatano have teamed up for their first collaborative full-length.
Tiane Doan na Champassak - Indo-Chine
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
The photographic works of the artist Tiane Doan na Champassak's grandmother, Alsatian married to a Vietnamese in Baden Baden in 1913.
Akio Suzuki - Breathing Spirit Forms (CD + book)
2022
Room40
A series of in situ improvisations on Mount Tamborine in Australia.
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
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.
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.
Jong Won Rhee - Solitudes of Human Places
2022
no text
Edition Patrick Frey
Jong Won Rhee's photographs of scenes of contemporary everyday life in South Korea.
Lee Bae -
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Chinese)
Perrotin
This first monograph of Lee Bae presents a large selection of his works, paintings, sculptures and drawings, as well as twenty exhibition views and photos of the artist in his studio.
 Novi_sad - ΚΕΡΑΥΝΟΣ (CD)
2021
various
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.
 Koo Jeong-A - Autobiography
2021
no text
Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Koo Jeong A is a collection of images chosen by the artist via Periscope. Each of them represents a work created by Koo Jeong A during her career.
Ueno Chizuko - Une idéologie pour survivre - Débats féministes sur violence et genre au Japon
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – 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 – Philosophy / politics – 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.
Tetsuo Furudate - The Nocturne, The Nightmare and a Fruit (CD)
2021
Sub Rosa
Tetsuo Furudate's new album, featuring Keiko Higuchi and Olga Magieres.
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.
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