Dance

 
 
Dance First Think Later - The thinking body between dance and visual arts
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
Meeting between dance and visual arts.
La perspective de la pomme - Histoires, politiques et pratiques du Contact Improvisation
2022
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
The first monograph dedicated to the pivotal work of African American postmodern dancer, choreographer and video artist Blondell Cummings.
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first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
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.
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
(last copies available!)
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.


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