Art & environment / ecology

 
 
Climate Engineering
2023
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
2023
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.
John Cornu -
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
forthcoming
a panoramic view of John Cornu's practice since 2006, with thirty-eight works accompanied by thirty-eight texts by historians, curators, conservation experts, art critics, and contemporary artists, with as many different approaches and possible readings.
Dominique Paul - Silent Fall - Devenir oiseau / Becoming Bird / Convertirse en ave
2023
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
varia
forthcoming
Monograph surveying more than ten years of the Canadian visual and performance artist's career, whose engaged practice addresses social and environmental issues, with two essays by Chantal Pontbriand and Ayelet D. Aldouby.
Richard Nonas - Collected printed matter 1971-2020
2023
English edition
Tonini Editore
forthcoming
138 records of artist’s books, catalogues, posters, invitation cards and ephemera (with an essay by Jan Meissner).
How to Die - Inopiné
2023
English edition
Archive Books
forthcoming
A transdisciplinary investigation and a choreographic performance, between Umeå and Oslo, about ecological grief, cultural panic, and a feeling of collapse.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
Peter Fend - Africa-Arctic Flyway - Physiocratic States
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The use of art and architecture to develop practical solutions to economic and ecological crises.
Marie Pellaton - Flore des friches urbaines
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A new and expanded edition of the reference flora, the result of 20 years of studies and floristic surveys on a multitude of urban wastelands, allowing, through 600 photographs and 800 original drawings, to recognize and name some 300 silent plants that we come across every day: a methodical herbarium of the wastelands which constitutes a true guide to biodiversity, beautiful and playful, accessible and rigorous..
Matali Crasset - Matrices
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
Athom
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planet B - Climate Change and the New Sublime
2022
English edition
Radicants
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planète B - Le sublime et la crise climatique
2022
French edition
Radicants
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
EKES (Earthkeeping Earthshaking) - Écoféminisme(s) et art contemporain
2022
French edition
varia
The hypothesis of a renewal of the world's habitability, questioning the links between ecofeminism and artistic practices, but also another relationship, more collaborative than separative, to the living world.
Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained, a Collateral Event of the 59th International Art Exhibition | La Biennale di Venezia, 2022, this book documents the deeply thoughtful responses of eleven international contemporary visual artists to the state of the world in the early twenty-first century.
Liquidity, Flows, Circulation - The Cultural Logic of Environmentalization
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Critical Stances
The hypothesis of a genuine cultural logic of environmentalization, at the intersection of art, media and cultural studies as well as economic theory.
Bénédicte Ramade - Vers un art anthropocène - L\'art écologique américain pour prototype
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The first study devoted to the American ecological art movement.
What happens between the knots? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 3)
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The third volume of the Wattis Institute's annual reader is informed by themes found in the work of Cecilia Vicuña, including ecofeminism, indigenous forms of knowledge, poetry and politics, dissolution and extinction, exile, dematerialization, regeneration, and environmental responsibility.
Kal Rituals – The Many Headed Hydra Magazine
2022
English edition
miscellaneous
Archive Books
The first in a series of publications emerging from the transoceanic platform Kal, Kal Rituals proposes queer and trans feminist ecologies, embodiments and mythmaking.
Ann Veronica Janssens -
2022
English edition
Zolo Press
An intimate dialogue between the works of the two artists over four decades.
Myr Muratet - Manuel d\'écologie urbaine
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Architecture
This manual provides the current state of knowledge on the functioning of nature in an urban environment: its ecology.
Klima - Liquid Futures
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
The fifth issue of the transversal journal, at the crossroads of art and thought, political philosophy, gender studies and academic knowledge, is devoted to the theme of water and fluids.
Michael Marder - La pensée végétale - Une philosophie de la vie des plantes
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Vegetal life at the forefront of philosophical thought.
Christiane Geoffroy - Climatic Species
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Artist's books
Both a cinematographic work diary, a travel diary and a private diary, Climatic Species is made up of multiple stories where each thread unfurls at its own rhythm.
Ronald Cornelissen - Höll
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
varia
A series of drawings created by Cornelissen after a stay in Svalbard, where he resided in 2018 at the invitation of the Arctic Center of the University of Groningen, and during which the focus of his work slowly shifted from political mythology to ecology.
Palais
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
This issue of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of a season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo entitled Reclaim the Earth:, which brings together fourteen artists who seek to develop new connections with nature, the living world and the environment.
Salomé Lamas - Gaia (book + vinyl LP)
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A multi-format (a vinyl record, a publication and an installation) and multidisciplinary project with an approach between science, technology and the arts, in dialogue with contemporary thinkers. The vinyl LP gathers a set of sound pieces made by twelve musicians with whom Lamas collaborated.
Mutual Core
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Creole)
Frac Réunion
A project conceived by Julie Crenn around the interactions and interdependencies inherent to life, with ecofeminist thoughts and texts by Julie Crenn, Emmanuelle Coccia, Gilles Clément and Marie Thiann-Bo Morel.
Effondrement des Alpes - 2e journal
2022
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
The second part of the research and artistic experimentation project based on the observation of the evolution of landscapes and the consequences of climate change.
Exercice(s) d\'architecture
2022
French edition
Exercice(s) d'architecture
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Exercice(s) d'architecture
The tenth issue of the journal of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Bretagne, on the theme of the never-finished city, in the context of the large-scale crises that overwhelm us and require us to imagine a new alliance of uses and forms to allow to think that the unforeseeable is possible.
Erri De Luca - Bird Song / Canto della Cinciallegra
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
varia
An essay on the climate crisis by Erri De Luca.
Klima - Worlding with the virtual
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
Composed in collaboration with the Fabbula research group, this issue deals with the question of the virtual and its interweaving with the real. It begins by referring to the notion of "worlding", initiated by Donna Haraway.
Nicholas Mangan - Termite Economies
2021
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication assembles three phases of Termite Economies, a major series of artworks produced between 2018 and 2020 by the Australian artist Nicholas Mangan.
Flash Art - Winter 2021-22
2021
English edition
Flash Art
Flash Art - Flash Art International (magazine)
This issue accompanies a time of profound ecological, social, and technological transition. Despite the necessity and hope for a return to a human dimension, to a relationship with the other and especially with the natural world, we see instead a push toward other dimensions: the imminent Metaverse and the rise of cryptocurrency suggest that resources have been diverted elsewhere.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Coopérer, s\'associer
2021
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Charles Fourier review
A long history of Fourierism in France, Great Britain and the United States, based on the theme of cooperation.
Amazonia - Anthology as Cosmology
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Amazonia: Anthology as Cosmology is devoted to Amazonia, its peoples, allies, and nonhuman spirits, and their myriad material and immaterial practices, from certain cosmopolitics and visual languages to past and present forms of resistance.
Gabriela Albergaria - Nature Abhors a Straight Line
2021
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograph.
Eduardo Kac - Télescope intérieur
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Télescope intérieur narrates the creation of Inner telescope, an artwork by Eduardo Kac, realized aboard the International Space Station.
Stream - New Intelligences
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Stream
Architect Philippe Chiambaretta brings together thinkers, researchers and contemporary artists in the 5th edition of the exploration book-magazine Stream, which investigates the different forms of intelligence that must be considered, implemented and passed down to move beyond the Urbanocene.
Oceans Rising - A Companion to “Territorial Agency: Oceans in Transformation”
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Forty-one contributions by artists, scholars, scientists, and ocean activists in response to the current dramatic evolution of the oceans.
Oceanography
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
Microbial oceanography as a means to better understand the conditions of life (and survival) in the Anthropocene era.
Hybrid Ecologies
2021
English edition
Diaphanes
A series of interdisciplinary contributions around the political and social dimensions of ecology and its implications in the humanities and social sciences, artistic practices and design.
Contre-vents - Colères, espoirs, écologies et politiques dans l\'Ouest de la France
2021
French edition
Paraguay Press
A documentary and speculative publication on a genealogy of political, social, ecological and identity-based struggles in the Brittany region and the West of France, from the 1960s to the Zone to Defend of today, based on numerous documents and films made by filmmakers and collectives.
Benjamin H. Bratton - La Terraformation 2019
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
A provocative and stimulating manifesto by Benjamin Bratton that promotes new ways of inhabiting (and artificialising) the planet, facing the environmental, economic and social crisis that radically belies the possibility of a continuation of the current globalised capitalist model.
Victor Papanek - Design pour un monde réel
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design/Théories
Critical re-edition in French of an absolutely precursory and fundamental work for the inclusion of social and environmental issues in the design process: the manifesto of a radical reconfiguration of the field of design, of its forms but above all of its mission.
François Chiron - Manual of Urban Ecology
2021
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Miscellaneous
This manual provides the current state of knowledge on the functioning of nature in an urban environment: its ecology.
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