Doctoral theses

 
 
Iveta Slavkova - Réparer l\'homme - La crise de l\'humanisme et l\'Homme nouveau des avant-gardes autour de la Grande Guerre (1909-1929)
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Essay.
Marco Assennato - La muse inquiétante - Architecture & société chez Manfredo Tafuri
2019
French edition
Mix
A genealogy of modern architectural culture through an analysis of the project both theoretical and practical of the Italian architect, historian and critic of architecture Manfredo Tafuri (1935-1994).
Gaëlle Beaujean - L\'art de cour d\'Abomey - Le sens des objets
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Conceived around an anthropology of the object, this book proposes to follow the course of royal objects of Abomey, former capital of the pre-colonial Kingdom of Dahomey (in present-day Benin).
Angéline Neveu - Synthèse / désir
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Reissue of the main publications by Angéline Neveu (1946-2011), a political figure of the poetic underground scene in France.
Isabelle Delorme - Quand la bande dessinée fait mémoire du XXe siècle - Les récits mémoriels historiques en bande dessinée
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The historical-memorial narrative in comics, from Art Spiegelman to Marjane Satrapi, as a new form of representation of History, between individual and collective memory.
Thomas Baumgartner - L\'Hypothèse du baobab - Notes sur la radio
2019
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
Notes on the radio.
Estelle Zhong Mengual - L\'art en commun - Réinventer les formes du collectif en contexte démocratique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An investigation into the artistic and political issues of participatory art since the 1990s.
Antoine Lefebvre - Artiste éditeur
2018
French edition
Strandflat
Publishing as an alternative artistic practice.
Sophie Cras - L\'économie à l\'épreuve de l\'art - Art et capitalisme dans les années 1960
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The history of capitalism of the 1960s revisited in the light of the artworks that challenged it.
Pauline Chevalier - Une histoire des espaces alternatifs à New York - De SoHo au South Bronx (1969-1985)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Artistic practices in New York's alternative art spaces (1969-1985).
Clara Pacquet - Signature et achevé en soi - Esthétique, psychologie et anthropologie dans l\'œuvre de Karl Philipp Moritz (1756-1793)
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An essay conceived as an intellectual portrait of the German writer, psychologist and art theorist Karl Philipp Moritz, whose purpose is to investigate the relationships between aesthetics, psychology and anthropology in the second half of the 18th century, and the importance of their simultaneous development for the debates about art after 1800.
Kurihara Nanako - La chose la plus étrangère au monde - Analyse critique du Butō de Hijikata Tatsumi
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
A critical analysis of Hijikata Tatsumi's Butoh dance.
Marie Boivent - La revue d\'artiste - Enjeux et spécificités d\'une pratique artistique
2015
French edition
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
An analysis of the implications, challenges and specificities of the artist's magazines, as an artistic practice.
Jérôme Bazin - Réalisme et égalité - Une histoire sociale des arts en  République Démocratique Allemande (1949-1990)
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A social history of socialist realism imagery in the former East Germany.
Elitza Dulguerova - Usages et utopies - L\'exposition dans l\'avant-garde russe prérévolutionnaire (1900-1916)
2015
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Uses and Utopias – The Exhibition in the Pre-Revolutionary Russian Avant-Garde: an essay on the exhibition practice in Russia in the years 1910-1920, and in particular on the relationship between exhibition and public space in the projects of the historical avant-gardes.
Loïc Rignol - Les Hiéroglyphes de la Nature - Le socialisme scientifique en France dans le premier XIXe siècle
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An epistemology of historical socialism (politics, natural sciences, humanities and religion in the early XIXth century).
Clémentine Hougue - Le cut-up de William S. Burroughs - Histoire d\'une révolution du langage
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A genealogy of cut-up: the history and development of a radical and pioneering literary technique, in Europe and the US, in the twentieth century (readings from William S. Burroughs).
Matthieu Saladin - Esthétique de l\'improvisation libre - Expérimentation musicale et politique
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
Improvisation as musical and political experimentation (essay).
Pierre-Luc Abramson - Mondes nouveaux et Nouveau Monde - Les utopies sociales en Amérique latine au XIXe siècle
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A study of social utopias (of European origin, mainly French) in Latin America in the 19th century: a contribution to the defense of utopia as a driving force of human progress, against all forms of utilitarianism and pragmatism.
Nathan Réra - Rwanda, entre crise morale et malaise esthétique - Les médias, la photographie et le cinéma à l\'épreuve du génocide des Tutsi (1994-2014)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A historical and theoretical reflection, on the border between aesthetics and politics, on the decisive role of the images and the power and limits of representation, in the context of the last genocide of the twentieth century.
Christian Joschke - Les yeux de la nation - Photographie amateur et société dans l\'Allemagne de Guillaume II (1888-1914)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Social and political dimension of the emergence of a culture of the image carried by the amateur practice of photography in Germany at the dawn of the twentieth century.
Philippe Vatin - Voir et montrer la guerre - Images et discours d\'artistes en France (1914-1918)
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Function of visual arts in France during the First World War.
Hyman P. Minsky - L\'hypothèse d\'instabilité financière - Les processus capitalistes et le comportement de l\'économie
2013
French edition
Diaphanes - Minima oeconomia
An introduction to Minsky's seminal theory on financial instability.
Judith Ickowicz - Le droit après la dématérialisation de l\'œuvre d\'art
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The law after the dematerialization of the artwork: a legal perspective on contemporary art.
Cécile Pichon-Bonin - Peinture et politique en URSS - L\'itinéraire des membres de la Société des artistes de chevalet (OST) (1917-1941)
2013
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
A study of the production and reception of art in the USSR in the years 1920-1930 through the analysis of the work of the Society of Easel Painters (OST)'s members.