Experimental cinema / expanded cinema

 
 
Derek Jarman -
2024
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
Writings on the pioneering, beloved experimental filmmaker and artist from critics, garden historians and Jarman collaborators Tilda Swinton and Simon Fisher Turner.
Marc Hurtado - De cœur à cœur
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A large survey of Marc Hurtado's cinematographic, musical, poetic and plastic work, with texts by some thirty authors, artists, critics, poets and musicians from all over the world (Lydia Lunch, Pascal Comelade, Nicolas Ballet, F.J. Ossang, Kris Needs, Nick Soulsby, Nicole Brenez, Vincent Deville, Romain Perrot, Alexandre Breton, Marie Möör...).
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2024
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first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.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 - Boston III / Tenor / Index (vinyl LP)
2024
Alga Marghen
forthcoming
Some of the earliest works by American composer Phill Niblock, including three never before released pieces: "Index" (1969), "Tenor," and "Boston III" (both from 1972). Until now, it's been impossible to encounter Niblock's compositions from earlier than the 1960s, a reality thankfully rectified by the long overdue publication of this LP on Alga Marghen.
Trinh T. Minh-ha - Traveling in the Dark
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A fully-fledged artistic project expanded with writings, poems, and aphorisms by the artist alongside various interviews.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
2023
English edition
Matière Mémoire
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.
Tony Conrad - Tonic 19-01-2001 (vinyl LP)
2023
Black Truffle
currently out of stock
A major archival discovery: a stunning document of the only performance by the trio of Tony Conrad, Arnold Dreyblatt and Jim O'Rourke.
Adolfas Mekas - Ligne(s) de vie
2022
French edition
various
A collection of letters (from 1957 to 1995) that the famous brothers Jonas Mekas and Adolfas Mekas sent from America to Semeniškiai village, their homeland, all addressed to the most important addressee of their lives—their mother, Elzbieta Mekienė.
 Flatform - Snaturamenti
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Light Cone
A workbook by Flatform, a "collective artist" in the field of video and media art, at the border between experimental cinema and contemporary art, conceived and curated by Giuliana Prucca.
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.
Stefan Römer - ReCoder SOUND (vinyl LP)
2022
Corvo Records
currently out of stock
The third release on Corvo Records by sound researcher and conceptualist Stefan Römer, a soundtrack for one of his experimental films as well as a new addition to his meta project "Deconceptualize".
Sky Hopinka - The sun comes in whenever it wants
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire
First monograph of the artist, poet, and filmmaker Sky Hopinka whose work embraces Native American perspectivism and reverses the primacy of representation of non-Western identities.
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.
Expanded Nature - Écologies du cinéma expérimental
2022
French edition
Light Cone
The ecologies of experimental cinema in the Anthropocene age.
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.
 Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet - Tell it to the Stones - Encounters with the films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Artists, scholars, filmmakers, and writers revisit the films of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub.
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.
Kino/Atelier - Program
2020
English edition
Bauer Verlag
A book produced in conjunction with Bauer Verlag's eponymous series of screenings at the Studio/Cinema in Brooklyn, with about 25 contributions.
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.
Minor Cinema - Experimental Film in Switzerland
2020
English edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
An archeology of Swiss experimental film.
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 (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
currently out of stock
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.
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