Experimental cinema / expanded cinema

 
 
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2023
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first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2023
English edition
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
An exhibitions book including 2 CDs with new pieces by Phill Niblock performed By Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, David Maranha and many others.
Raphaël Minnesota - Patrice Kirchhofer - Un cinéma pariétal
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
Raphaël Minnesota retraces the career and explores the whole oeuvre of Patrice Kirchhofer (1953-2019), one of the most mysterious and mythical filmmakers of French experimental cinema.
Carolyn Lazard - Hintertür
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Monograph based on Carolyn Lazard's eponymous video installation drawing from the sensorial legacy of flicker films.
Ran Slavin - Shapeshifter
2022
bilingual edition (English / Hebrew)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The first comprehensive publication documenting Israeli artist and experimental cinematographer Ran Slavin's work.
Scrapbook - 40 ans de Light Cone
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
A visual anthology compiling the contributions of the filmmakers who are part of the Light Cone collection, a key institution for the distribution, promotion and preservation of experimental cinema in France and around the world, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
Artur Żmijewski - Singing Lesson (CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
A musical project that investigates the perception of the otherness of the world of the crippled and their right to their own self-expression.
Amie Barouh - 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).
Patrick Nardin - FXMVT - Une histoire de Faux Mouvement
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
The history of the contemporary art center of Metz.
Leslie Thornton -
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
An overview of the influential work of a key figure in experimental film and video.
Artur Żmijewski - How to Teach Art?
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
How to teach art / can we become an artist?
Peggy Ahwesh - Vision Machines
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Over the last four decades, American artist and filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh has forged a distinctive moving image practice in the ruins of originality and authority. With contributions from Erika Balsom, Elena Gorfinkel, Tendai Mutambu, John David Rhodes and Shola von Rheinold, Peggy Ahwesh: Vision Machines explores how she has extended and contested the paradigm of experimental cinema.
Yann Beauvais - Agir le cinéma - Écrits sur le cinéma expérimental (1979-2020)
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
An anthology of the theoretical and critical texts on experimental cinema and moving images written by Yann Beauvais in parallel with his films and his activities as programmer and curator.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 + 2 (CD)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet, David Watson and the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Leslie Thornton - Divine Drudgery
2021
English edition
Lenz Press
Divine Drudgery is an artist book with collages and artworks by James Richards and Leslie Thornton, and contributions by artists, writers and poets centred around liminality and the aesthetics and politics of the invisible.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet & David Watson.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 2 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Vincent Epplay - Unholy Movie (book + K7)
2021
French edition
ARTDERIEN
Unholy Movie is an edition inspired by the films of Vincent Epplay, associated with an original fiction of Daniel Foucard. An audio K7 is included.
Peter Gidal - The Author as Producer of Nothing
2021
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The first publication of a lost 1978 text by Peter Gidal—one of the most influential experimental filmmakers ever.
Carlos Casas - MMXX-19 - 1883 (Sound Model I) (vinyl EP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
An uncanny electroacoustic composition that incorporates field recordings, synthesis, and acoustic sources, among Carlos Casas's most ambitious and accomplished musical endeavors to date.
Cécile Fontaine - L\'émulsion fantastique : le cinéma selon Cécile Fontaine - Entretiens avec Yann Beauvais
2021
French edition
Light Cone
A fascinating journey into the experimental filmmaker's universe.
Carlos Casas - Cemetery - Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond
2021
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Cemetery. Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond compiles a selection of the visual and research materials accumulated during the development of the film and project Cemetery (2009–2019).
Phill Niblock - MMXX-12 - Browner (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
A piece made with materials from four artists (Arne Deforce and Deborah Walker, cello; Erik Drescher, flute; Dafne Vicent Sandoval, bassoon), recorded in Marcus Schmickler's studio in Koln, with a Brauner microphone.
Nicky Assman - The Reconfigured Nature
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
Set alongside guest contributions, this catalogue offers, from the works of the two Dutch artists Nicky Assmann and Jan Robert Leegte, a fresh take on the fundamental concept of nature, in an age when science and technology are capable of replicating its phenomena.
Phill Niblock - BestiaIRE (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
A piece composed by Phill Niblock, performed live by Ensemble IRE trio: Kasper T. Toeplitz (ebass), Franck Vigroux (eguitar), Hélène Breschand (e harp) on side A / a piece composed and performed by Kasper T.Toeplitz (ebass) and Franck Vigroux (guitar, electronics) on side B.
Germaine Dulac - What is cinema?
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
The first published edition of Germaine Dulac's What is Cinema?, almost 75 years after its creation, illuminates the vital role of this pioneer of the 1920s French avant-garde, as an innovator of modern cinematic thought, who was reflecting, early on, in a sustained and analytical way about what cinema is.
Nicole Brenez - Nous sommes d’accord avec tout ce qui a lutté et lutte encore depuis le début du monde - Introduction au cinéma lettriste
2020
French edition
Light Cone
A presentation of the key figures and the basic concepts of Lettrist cinema, which prefigured the breakthroughs of the nouvelle vague and the experiments of expanded cinema.
Paolo Gioli - Impressions sauvages
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Monographs
Retrospective monograph of the photographer and filmmaker Paolo Gioli, an active member of the Italian avant-garde of the 1970s: an overview of his work, with a dozen essays, an interview and the artist's writings.
Japanese Expanded Cinema and Intermedia - Critical Texts of the 1960s
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A collection of commissionned translations of a selection of key texts about Intermedia and Expanded Cinema in Japan.
Jonas Mekas - Transcript 04 44\' 14\
2020
bilingual edition (English / Lithuanian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Full transcript of Mekas's Lithuania and the Collapse of the USSR: a five-hour-long film made up of footage from US television newscasts covering the independence of Lithuania and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Phill Niblock - Music for Organ (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
(last copies available!)
First time release of these live-recordings by Phill Niblock from 2007 and 2019 (organ, played by Hampus Lindwall, and tapes).
Phill Niblock - Music for Organ (CD)
2020
Matière Mémoire
First time release of these live-recordings by Phill Niblock from 2007 and 2019 (organ, played by Hampus Lindwall, and tapes).
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.
Carlos Casas - Mutia (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Matière Mémoire
35.00 29.00 €
An album conceived by Carlos Casas from the sound materials recorded during the making of his film Cemetery (about the last journey of an elephant in the Sri Lankan jungle, a meditative and hallucinatory oeuvre between animist documentary, adventure film and experimental cinema), extending the immersive experience of the film.
Carlos Casas - Mutia - Limited Artist Edition (3 vinyl LP)
2019
Matière Mémoire
55.00 46.00 €
An album conceived by Carlos Casas from the sound materials recorded during the making of his film Cemetery (about the last journey of an elephant in the Sri Lankan jungle, a meditative and hallucinatory oeuvre between animist documentary, adventure film and experimental cinema), extending the immersive experience of the film. This artist's edition includes a hand numbered bonus LP, an art print and a dowload code for an exclusive 99' bonus track.
Antonio Grulli - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Diary
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A travel diary / a screenplay.
Emmanuelle K. - L\'oiseleur
2019
French edition
Supernova - Poetry and storytelling
A courtly tale that takes the form of prose poems, dedicated to Surrealist artist Benjamin Péret. Written by Emmanuelle K., poet, storyteller, video artist, and companion of the Situationist International.
Babette Mangolte - Selected Writings - 1998-2015
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
(last copies available!)
A collection of texts by the French-American photographer and filmmaker in which she reflects on her artistic practice and discusses her collaborations with other filmmakers, artists, dancers and choreographers such as Marina Abramović, Chantal Akerman, Trisha Brown, and Yvonne Rainer.
Dziga Vertov - Le ciné-œil de la révolution - Écrits sur le cinéma
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Medias/Theories
A collection of texts by Soviet avant-garde filmmaker and theoretician Dziga Vertov, including a critical apparatus and visual documents.
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.
Keren Cytter - The Furious Hamster
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.
Gianfranco Baruchello - Archive of Moving Images - 1960-2016
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The publication is the first comprehensive study of Baruchello's relationship with the moving image from the sixties on.
Paolo Gioli - Etruschi Polaroid 1984
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
This publication features an unpublished series of artworks by artist Paolo Gioli based on polaroid images of etruscan funerary sculptures set in the Italian city of Volterra. The volume is supplemented by a text on Volterra by novelist D. H. Lawrence, and an essay by historian of photography Roberta Valtorta.
 Workshop of the Film Form / Warsztat Formy Filmowej -
2018
bilingual edition (English / Polish)
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
An overview of the works of the avant-garde group Warsztat Formy Filmowej (WFF), pioneers of video art in Poland and structural cinema in Central and Eastern Europe between 1970 and 1977. The publication examines all of the aspects of the WFF's activity, as well as their pedagogical heritage.
Ben Rivers - Ways of Worldmaking
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First comprehensive monograph on British experimental filmmaker Ben Rivers.
Du film performatif
2018
French edition
it: editions
Mapping the practices of performative cinema today.
Robert Breer - Robert Breer A à Z
2018
French edition
Light Cone
A self-portrait (a collection of Robert Breer's interviews, correspondence and statements over fifty years).
Józef Robakowski - Nearer–Farther
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
First major catalogue dedicated to one of the biggest representatives of Polish art and experimental cinema, Józef Robakowski. The publication presents some of the artist's most significant works and his research on the language of film and montage. It includes and interview with Marina Abramović, one of Robakowski's colleague at the time of the Soviet Union.
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