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Dance

 
 
Dance First Think Later - The thinking body between dance and visual arts
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
forthcoming
Meeting between dance and visual arts.
Luc Ferrari - Solitude Transit - Bandes magnétiques inédites (1989-1990) (vinyl LP)
2022
varia
forthcoming
Unpublished archival recordings by electroacoustic music pioneer Luc Ferrari: a piece in three acts composed in 1989 for contemporary dance, choreographed by Anne-Marie Reynaud.
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2022
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Eleven years after the publication of the first volume of Feminine Futures in 2011, this sequel explores the dance history of abstraction in the feminine, during the first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
forthcoming
Through a new reading of the Notebooks of Vaslav Nijinsky, who was described as "insane", and by taking them out of their reduction to a psychiatric diagnosis, Madeleine Abassade reveals the dancer's revolt against an established order of which he was the instrument and from which he sought to emancipate himself by creating his own choreographies.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
forthcoming
Through a new reading of the Notebooks of Vaslav Nijinsky, who was described as "insane", and by taking them out of their reduction to a psychiatric diagnosis, Madeleine Abassade reveals the dancer's revolt against an established order of which he was the instrument and from which he sought to emancipate himself by creating his own choreographies.
Artistes-chercheur·es, chercheur·es-artistes - Performer les savoirs
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – ArTeC
forthcoming
Innovative hybridizations between research, creation (theater and performance) and pedagogy.
Claudia Palazzolo - Danser pop - Une figure de la création contemporaine
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
The multiple faces of popular dances in contemporary choreographic creation.
 Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet (les gens d\'Uterpan) - Uterpan
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Flash Art - Flash Art Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Chantal Lapeyre - Fictions nécessaires - Pour une danse baroque contemporaine
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A reflection on the aesthetic stakes of baroque dance, resituated in the vast field of contemporary dance.
Sara Gebran - Quantum Society
2022
English edition
Errant Bodies
A performative publication by author and choreographer Sara Gebran aiming to immerse readers in a world of social intimacy.
La perspective de la pomme - Histoires, politiques et pratiques du Contact Improvisation
2022
French edition
varia
Bringing together contributions from North America, France and Italy, texts by dancers and texts by historians, anthropologists and philosophers of dance, this book offers a contemporary look at Contact Improvisation, the dance form created by Steve Paxton in 1972 and which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Blondell Cummings - Dance as Moving Pictures
2022
English edition
X Artists' Books
The first monograph dedicated to the pivotal work of African American postmodern dancer, choreographer and video artist Blondell Cummings.
Jennifer Lacey -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition.
Jennifer Lacey - <em>A Staged Exhibition</em> (interview booklet + libretto)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition, accompanied by a libretto that gathers the transcriptions of the texts of the thirteen invited artists.
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Marie-Christine Vernay - Danse la vie, danse la ville - Histoires de Guy Darmet
2021
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
A history of dance in Lyon and in France over the last 40 years through the story of the various lives of Guy Darmet, director for 30 years of the Maison de la Danse and initiator of the first International Dance Biennale.
Lotus Eddé Khouri - 7 lines (CD)
2021
Édition Gamut
A heterophonic musical piece for performative concert, composed by the choreographer Lotus Eddé Khouri.
 Winter Family - Chevaliers - Music for a dance piece by Paco Dècina (vinyl LP)
2021
Sub Rosa
Winter Family's new album, a composition for a dance piece by Italian choreographer Paco Dècina (pipe organ, piano, voice), partially recorded in St Martin church of Maxéville, France.
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.
Philippe Guisgand - Analyser les œuvres en danse - Partitions pour le regard
2021
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
A reflection on the stakes of the analysis of dance works and the education of the gaze.
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
Gisèle Vienne - Gisèle Vienne - Plateaux fantasmatiques
2020
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
An essay on the singular universe of the director, scenographer, choreographer, puppeteer and visual artist Gisèle Vienne.
Alain Buffard - Good Boy
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Printed books
This reference book devoted to the figure and work of the choreographer Alain Buffard (1960-2013) brings together rich testimonies, extensive iconography and unpublished archival documents.
 Yuya Tsukahara + contact Gonzo - Transphère - Watching you surf on beautiful accidents
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
The catalogue of the first exhibition in France of the Japanese performers' collective contact Gonzo.
Christine Roquet - Vu du geste - Interpréter le mouvement dansé
2020
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
An essay on dancing corporality as a complex system of interacting elements.
Volmir Cordeiro - Ex-corpo
2020
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Notebooks (ebooks)
Myriam Lefkowitz -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Artist choreographer Myriam Lefkowitz talking to Susan Gibb and Julie Pellegrin about the evolution of her practice, and its turn to dance as a sensory trigger for relations between bodies and places.
Ulla von Brandenburg -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
New monograph.
Cinquante ans de révolution chorégraphique du Ballet-Théâtre contemporain au CCN - Ballet de Lorraine 1968-2018
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
The history of the CCN (Centre Chorégraphique National) – Ballet de Lorraine, the first National Choreographic Center in France: a look back over fifty years of history for a choreographic revolution, by Agnès Izrine and Laurent Goumarre.
Julie Perrin - Composer en danse - Un vocabulaire des opérations et des pratiques
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
A lexical survey on compositional practice in contemporary dance.
Simone Forti - L\'orso allo specchio
2020
Italian edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
This artist’s book gathers childhood memories, some lived experiences and personal reflections on the family histories and relations, and the ways in which they interweave with geographical locations.
Gisèle Vienne - It\'s Alive! - À travers l\'œuvre de Gisèle Vienne
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Shelter Press - Books
The new book from French photographer Estelle Hanania gathers over ten years of collaboration and archives revolving around the artistic universe of Gisèle Vienne.
Tarantismo - Odyssey of an Italian ritual
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Flee
(last copies available!)
Publication documenting a centuries-old choreo-musical ritual from Southern Italy, used to exorcise women of a mysterious evil caused by the bite of a spider. It gathers contributions by artists, sociologists, anthropologists, scientists, and priests, and features a large ensemble of photographs.
Tarantismo - Odyssey of an Italian ritual – Limited Edition (book + 2 vinyl LP)
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Flee
(last copies available!)
65.98 58.99 €
Limited edition including a double LP compilation and a 168-page publication gathering a complete documentation on Tarantismo, a project dedicated to a centuries-old choreo-musical ritual from Southern Italy, to exorcise women of a mysterious evil caused by the bite of a spider.
Tarantismo - Odyssey of an Italian ritual (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Flee
This double LP forms a tribute to Pizzica, an antique music from Southern Italy, used to heal people suffering from tarantism, a mysterious disease caused by a spider. It includes field recordings of musicians-exorcists in the 1950's in Puglia, and six reworks by contemporary electronic musicians.
Erin Manning - Le geste mineur
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Erin Manning expands her research on movement politics to the concept of minor gesture.
Lenio Kaklea - Practical Encyclopædia - Detours
2019
quadrilingual edition (English / German / Greek / French)
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
Since 2016, choreographer Lenio Kaklea has been collecting the practices of Europeans. Taking to the streets and pathways of Athens, Aubervilliers, Essen, Guissény, Nyon, and Poitiers, she has gathered nearly 600 unique stories. This compilation testifies to the familiarity and diversity of habits, of rituals, and of trades that compose and distinguish these territories.
Jill Johnston - The Disintegration of a Critic
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Thirty texts by cultural critic, auto/biographer, and lesbian icon Jill Johnston.
Isabelle Launay - Cultures de l\'oubli et citation - Les danses d\'après, II
2019
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
The second volume of a diptych dedicated to the question of the memory of works in dance.
Isabelle Launay - Poétiques et politiques des répertoires - Les danses d\'après, I
2019
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Research (ebooks)
The first volume of a diptych dedicated to the question of the memory of works in dance.
Ulla von Brandenburg - Sweets Quilts Sun Works
2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
varia
This lavishly illustrated catalogue comprehensively documents three recent projects by Franco-German artist Ulla von Brandenburg.
Stephen Barber - Film\'s Ghosts - Tatsumi Hijikata\'s Butoh and the Transmutation of 1960s Japan
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An essential book for readers engaged with film and performance, urban cultures and architecture, and Japan's experimental art and its histories.
Charles Atlas -
2019
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A pioneer of time-based media.
Gisèle Vienne - The Pyre (vinyl LP)
2018
Shelter Press - Records
The score composed and recorded by KTL (Stephen O'Malley & Peter Rehberg) for the dance piece ‘The Pyre', written and directed by Gisèle Vienne. A tensed composition haunted by the voice of Dennis Cooper.
Alex Cecchetti - Tamam Shud - An Artist\'s Novel
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - Fiction
A mystery murder artist's novel by Alex Cecchetti, in which the artist and narrator realises he is dead and decides to investigate the causes of his own death.
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