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Art & environment / ecology

 
 
Sahli Hansjörg - Rhonegletscher
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A series of photographs of the Rhône Glacier in Switzerland, taken between the summers of 2014 and 2017. Each year during this season, the authorities cover the glacier with blankets to fight melting ice.
2021
French edition
L'Incroyable
L'Incroyable - L'Incroyable (magazine)
forthcoming
A portrait of Laurent Le Deunff, through interviews with artists Laurent Le Deunff, Michel Blazy, Stéphanie Cherpin and Louis Gary, filmmaker Jean-Marc Chapoulie, philosopher Alexandre Costanzo, art critics Eva Prouteau and Clotilde Viannay. The book is illustrated with works by Laurent Le Deunff, family photographs and a few works by his guest friends.
Identités du transitoire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
ENSA Nancy (Nancy National School of Art and Design)
forthcoming
The dimension of the transitory in the fields of architecture, urbanism and design, as a new horizon of thought and action concerning all aspects of urban life, in its economic and ecological complexity.
Oceanography
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
forthcoming
Microbial oceanography as a means to better understand the conditions of life (and survival) in the Anthropocene era.
Climate Engineering
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
forthcoming
An inventory of the controversies surrounding the issue of geoengineering, as a set of the large-scale intervention into the earth's natural systems attempting to counter the adverse effects of climate change.
Microbiome
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
forthcoming
An update on the issues at stake in the study of the human microbiome (various bacteria, viruses and micro-organisms that compose the human body's ecosystem), shedding new light on the relationship between humankind and nature and the new micro-biopolitics we are now facing.
Julian Charrière - Towards No Earthly Pole
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Julian Charrière's filmic journey to some of the most inhospitable areas of our planet.
Thierry Fontaine - A-t-on déjà vu un nomade pressé ? - Évolution, hasard, hybridation, métissage
2021
French edition
Dis Voir - Visual Arts – Encounters
forthcoming
An encounter between Gilles Clément, botanist, landscape gardener and writer, and Thierry Fontaine, photographer, both globetrotters and fascinated by the evolution of living things and mutant landscapes.
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectre
Cosa Mentale - Spectre
forthcoming
After the first two issues Mineral Pornography and Vegetal Trauma, the 3rd issue of Spectre invites contemporary artists to deliver their interpretation of contemporary ruins.
Michael Marder - La pensée végétale - Une philosophie de la vie des plantes
2021
Les presses du réel – Theory – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Vegetal life at the forefront of philosophical thought.
Jan Robert Leegte - La nature reconfigurée
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
forthcoming
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.
Aurélie Slonina - La dérive des météores
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Maréchalerie
forthcoming
First monograph.
Tomoko Sauvage - Fischgeist (vinyl LP)
2020
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The third solo album by Paris-based Japanese experimental musician and sound artist Tomoko Sauvage, recorded in a former water tank in Berlin, a building with a special architecture and acoustics.
Laurence Bonvin - Aletsch Negative
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A photographic journey with a documentary and sensory approach in the center of the ice giant Aletsch, the biggest glacier in Europe (a series of 60 negative photographs taken on the Aletsch glacier, with four texts by interdisciplinary authors on the glacier: glaciologist Jean-Baptiste Bosson, art historians Federica Martini and Joël Vacheron and writer-researcher André Ourednik).
Nanna Debois Buhl - Cloud Behavior
2020
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A study of clouds through photographs, drawings, essays, and interviews.
Minor cosmopolitan - Thinking art, politics, and the universe together otherwise
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Rethinking cosmopolitanism without its exploitative grip through alternative traditions and practices of the cosmopolitan from across the globe.
 Suspended spaces - Suspended spaces - Fordlândia
2020
bilingual edition (Portuguese / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
An artistic project carried out around Fordlândia—a town built from 1928 onwards by Henry Ford in Amazonia on the banks of the Tapajòs to intensively exploit the rubber tree needed to manufacture tyres, which, following the failure of the project, became a small village in the middle of an industrial heritage of uncertain statu. With twenty international artists and researchers, in collaboration with Fotoativa, a Brazilian collective from Belém.
Andreas Züst - Pursuit of Wonders
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
From 1970s to his death in 2000, scientist, artist and art collector Andreas Züst spent time in Greenland, photographing ice in its most diverse forms. This publication gathers a selection from this extensive collection, alongside contextual essays.
Enrique Ramírez - Plunging Collapsing Surging (vinyl LP)
2020
Optical Sound
This project is a cooperation with The Narbonnaise regional park in south France where Enrique Ramírez developped a project related to the rising of the sea level and climate change. All tracks are made from field recordings Ramírez did under the water and in different areas of the nature reserve in the regional park.
Puissance du végétal et cinéma animiste - La vitalité révélée par la technique
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A collective and transdisciplinary study of the representation of plants and their powers to reflect on the question of animation, cinema, photography and, more broadly, image, in the Anthropocene era and in the context of the "vegetal turn" at work in the human sciences as well as in contemporary art.
The Wild Book of Inventions
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Twenty authors and artists reinvent our relationship to nature.
Futurity Report - Counter-Histories Vol. 1
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Theorists, historians, and artists address the precarious futurity of the notion of the future itself.
Effondrement des Alpes - Premier Journal
2020
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
A research and artistic experimentation project based on the observation of the evolution of landscapes and the consequences of climate change.


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