Art & archeology

 
 
Vertiges des temps - Dialogue entre l\'art contemporain et l\'archéologie
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective exploration of the relationship between contemporary art and archeology.
Álvaro Urbano - Acto I: La Eterna Adolescencia
2024
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A hybrid between travel chronicle and studio process notebook, this artist book tracks the construction of a failed modernist fantasy in the island of La Palma and the hallucinogenic properties of wild plants that grow across the Canary Islands.
Ali Cherri - Dreams of a Dreamless Night
2024
English edition
Lenz Press
The publication is the first institutional monograph on the multimedia practice of artist and director Ali Cherri. It aims to highlight the constellation of ideas, themes, and formal concerns running through his most recent, highly significant projects.
Tono Vizcaíno - Industry / Matrices - Threads and sounds
2023
English edition
Archive Books
A hybrid proposal developed by artist and curator Lorenzo Sandoval and archaeologist Tono Vizcaíno, situated between the creation of an archive and an artistic project, whose objective is to offer a necessarily partial reading of Valencian industrial heritage based on the sound, the intangible and social movements.
Ixiptla - Amarantus
2023
English edition
Ixiptla
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This 5th issue of the anthropology journal created by Mariana Castillo Deball explains and develops the issues at stake in the artist's recent research.
Cy Twombly - Marocco 1952/1953
2023
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
The photographs made by Cy Twombly and Robert Rauschenberg in Morocco in the 1950s.
An Archaeology of Listening - Coming to Know
2022
English edition
Archive Books
Premodern acoustic traces as the basis for new communities of thought in the present (a project responding to the work of the self-taught acoustic archaeologist Umashankar Manthravadi).
Umashankar Manthravadi - An Archaeology of Listening - A Slightly Curving Place
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A proposition opened up by Umashankar Manthravadi in his practice as an acoustic archaeologist, bringing together writers, choreographers, composers, actors, dancers, musicians, field recordists and sound, light, and graphic designers who engage and transform each other's work.
Éric Tabuchi - Un être, un acte, un objet, un lieu
2021
French edition
Tombolo Presses
An attempt to explain the reason for the dimensions of a photographic image, of a print (the book is illustrated with works from the collection of the FRACs of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region laid out in their respective scale ratios).
Scripts and Calligraphy - A Timeless Journey
2021
English edition
Kaph Books
The history of Arabic calligraphy.
Spectre - Contemporary Ruins
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectre
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Spectre
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.
Bert Flint - Afro-Berber Planet - The Trans-Saharan arts at the Tiskiwin Museum, from Marrakech to Timbuktu
2021
English edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - Planète afro-berbère - Les arts transsahariens au musée Tiskiwin, de Marrakech à Tombouctou
2021
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
(last copies available!)
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Bert Flint - الكوكب الأفرو-بربري - الفنون العابرة للصحراء في متحف تيسكوينمن مراكش إلى تومبوكتو
2021
Arabic edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
An augmented reissue of the guide to the Tiskiwin museum in Marrakech, created by collector and anthropologist Bert Flint following his various travels through Transsaharian Africa.
Josef Albers - Messico 1935/1956
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
Unpublished photographs taken by Josef Albers during his travels to Mexico with Anni in the 1930s and 50s.
Mariana Castillo Deball - Kaleidoscopic Eye
2020
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
New edition of an artist's book first published in 2009, gathering essays, short stories and images (leporello ). The publication reflects the artist's long-term critical interrogations on archives, historiography and institutions.
Adelfo Scaranello - Musée des beaux-arts et d\'archéologie de Besançon - Volume 2 – Scénographie
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
The scenography of the project for the restructuring of the Besançon Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology by Architectures Adelfo Scaranello.
Adelfo Scaranello - Musée des beaux-arts et d\'archéologie de Besançon - Volume 1 + 2
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
38.00 30.00 €
The 2 volumes of the catalogue documenting the project for the restructuring of the Besançon Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology by Architectures Adelfo Scaranello (special offer).
Mariana Castillo Deball - Replaying Life\'s Tape
2019
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This catalogue documents a research and exhibition project stemming from a fieldwork conducted by the artist on a palaeontological site in South Australia.
Rayyane Tabet - Fragments
2019
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.
Roads of Arabia - Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia
2019
English edition
Kaph Books
A panorama of the different cultures that have succeeded each other on the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from prehistory to the edge of the modern world.
Routes d\'Arabie - Trésors archéologiques de l\'Arabie Saoudite
2019
French edition
Kaph Books
A panorama of the different cultures that have succeeded each other on the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from prehistory to the edge of the modern world.
Catherine Grenier - Sophie Ristelhueber - La guerre intérieure
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Interview with one of the great figures of art photography today, in which Sophie Ristelhueber reflects on her own carrer and practice.
Adelfo Scaranello - Musée des beaux-arts et d\'archéologie de Besançon
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
Catalogue documenting the project for the restructuring of the Besançon Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology by Architectures Adelfo Scaranello.
Ixiptla - Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances
2018
English edition
Ixiptla
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This 4th issue of the anthropology journal explores the tension between indeterminacy and narrative in archaeology and art.
Rayyane Tabet - Fragments / Bruchstücke
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Kaph Books
The book “Fragments”, designed by Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet as an installation, coupled with a performance, is inspired by a family legend about Tabet's great-grand-father. The book accompanies an exhibition at the Kunstverein in Hamburg.
Joan Ayrton - Slow Melody Time Old
2017
no text
Florence Loewy
A timeless photographic ballad, through a few shots taken in the archeology museum in Athens.
Archaic - The Pavilion of Iraq
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the Pavilion of Iraq at the 57th Venice Biennale, this book presents eight Iraqi artists of different generations, together with work made by Francis Alÿs when he was embedded with a battalion of Peshmerga near Mosul, and a stunning collection of artefacts from the Iraq Museum of Baghdad.
Ali Cherri - Somniculus
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
14.00 3.00 €
Filmed inside a series of empty museum galleries across Paris, Ali Cherri's Somniculus articulates the tension between the lives of dead objects and the living world that surrounds them—thus highlighting their ideological value. This publication accompanies and complete the Lebanese artist's video project.
Marc Johnson - Fecund Lacuna
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Maréchalerie
This artist book is at the intersection of art, archaeology and genetics. It translates several years' research in the fields of archaeology, genomics and ethics into a publication at the interface of art and science. It consists of three essays by specialists and an interview, images from the Inrap collection and views of the artist's installation at La Maréchalerie, a contemporary art center in Versailles, France.
Lara Almarcegui - Luxembourg souterrain
2016
French edition
Casino Luxembourg
Luxembourg underground: this artist's book offers a vertical journey through the city's subsoil structure.
Ixiptla
2014
English edition
Ixiptla
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
First issue of the biannual journal about trajectories of anthropology and archeology, initiated by Berlin-based Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball.
Pierre Laniau - Brisures... 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
2013
French edition
various
10.00 5.00 €
L\'archéologie du numérique
2013
French edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The genesis and establishment of digital tools for design conceptualization, visualization, and production at the end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s.
Mariana Castillo Deball - Uncomfortable Objects
2012
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
(last copies available!)
New monograph / artist's book (collages by the artist, texts and installations views).
Armin Linke - Socialist Architecture: The Vanishing Act
2012
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
Exploring the socialist ruins.
Éric Tabuchi - HYPER TROPHY - Limited edition (2 box sets)
2010
French edition
Florence Loewy
(last copies available!)
Limited edition, with 6 inserted original photo prints, numbered and signed by the artist.
Éric Tabuchi - HYPER TROPHY - Box set 1 (HYPER)
2010
Florence Loewy
(last copies available!)
One of the two box sets of the HYPER TROPHY project.
Éric Tabuchi - HYPER TROPHY - Box set 2 (TROPHY)
2010
Florence Loewy
One of the two box sets of the HYPER TROPHY project.
Éric Tabuchi - Alphabet Truck - vol.2
2009
no text
Florence Loewy
currently out of stock
26 trailer trucks on empty highways, each bearing one letter of the alphabet.
Sophie Ristelhueber - Beyrouth
2009
no text
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
(last copies available!)
Signed and numbered print (1-25) from the "Beyrouth, photographs" series (1984).
Éric Tabuchi - Twentysix Abandoned Gasoline Stations
2008
no text
Florence Loewy
(last copies available!)
A reprise of Ed Ruscha's ground-breaking artist's book from 1963 (boxed set of 26 oversized postcard-like prints of photos).
 Anne & Patrick Poirier - Exotica - Petit guide (+ CD)
2008
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
The tour guide of a miniature city in ruins (artists' book).
 Anne & Patrick Poirier - Dangerzone (+ DVD)
2004
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Artist's book / DVD.
Alice Anderson - Connexions/Collections #1
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Zero2
sold out
Alice Anderson dialogues with the objects of the Fontevraud Museum of Modern Art, by placing her own works in the spaces of the permanent collections.
Manifesta 12 - Palermo Atlas
2018
English edition
Humboldt Books
sold out
An interdisciplinary analysis of the city of Palermo commissioned by Manifesta 12 and undertaken by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture. The research explores the architecture, archaeology and anthropology of the city, its historical archives and personal stories.
Incompiuto - The Birth of a Style
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
sold out
This pioneering group study accompanies the reader on a modern Grand Tour amid Italy's contemporary ruins.
Giovanna Silva - Syria - A Travel Guide to Disappearance
2016
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
sold out
Taken at the height of the Assad days, the images of the photographer Giovanna Silva overlap in this publication with Syrian tourist guides' images and texts, creating a net of intended and unintended relationships and time interconnections.
Ixiptla
2015
bilingual edition (English / German)
Ixiptla
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
sold out
This second edition of Ixiptla takes the form of a newspaper to broadcast the multiplicity of views and experiences connected to the complex history of the objects shown in the exhibition “Parergon” at Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin.
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