Experimental / concrete / sound poetry

 
 
Pascal Mougin - Moderne / contemporain - Art et littérature des années 1960 à nos jours
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
An analysis of the relationship between art and literature over the last six decades.
Jean-François Bory - Capitale de la pluie
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A disappointing trip to Manaus capital of the Amazon during the rainy season becomes the opportunity for Jean-François Bory to deploy a text in lush color of vegetal letters.
Jean-François Bory - Abracadada - Embrasement
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A selection of poems by Jean-François Bory covering more than fifty years of creation (1965-2019), from the most emblematic to the most recent, rare or previously unpublished.
Clemente Padín - De la représentation à l\'action
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The reissue, in a new translation, of one of the most important essays of Latin American poetry from the historical avant-gardes.
Julien Blaine - Le livre
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An original fable at war against the founding books of monotheisms (unpublished text of 1963).
Jacques Donguy - Chroniques de Poésie numérique
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
The chronicles of the digital poetry movement, by one of its pioneers and main actors in France.
Jean-François Bory - Minute poems - Choix 1963-2018
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
135 poems, calligrams and other visual experiments, spread over 54 years of poetic activity, by one of the major actors of the poetic avant-garde in France.
Michèle Métail - Portraits-robots
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
From “The Left Bank Publisher” to “Miss Fukushima”, 102 portraits of a person or a profession in 10 expressions in the form of an inventory.
Michèle Métail - Portraits-robots - Luxury Edition
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
From “The Left Bank Publisher” to “Miss Fukushima”, 102 portraits of a person or a profession in 10 expressions in the form of an inventory, with an original and unique artwork.
Jean-François Bory - Tels qu\'en eux-mêmes
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A selection of essays that Jean-François Bory devoted to his favorite and somewhat marginal authors, ranging from Nadar to Raoul Hausmann via d'Annunzio.
Jean-François Bory - Toujours nouvelles
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Fourteen comical, absurd, ironic, moving short novels, by Jean-François Bory, unfaithful successor to Dada and active author of the avant-garde movements of the 1960s/1970s.
Frédéric Acquaviva - Isidore Isou
2019
French edition
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
Reference monograph.
Michèle Métail - La poésie en trois dimensions
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A collective exploration of 45 years of protean poetic activities, between printed text, exposed text and proffered text, with some thirty contributions by academics and poets, with numerous illustrations.
Augusto de Campos - Celebrity Cafe - Outro / Autre
2019
bilingual edition (texts in French and Portuguese)
Celebrity Cafe
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Special issue dedicated to Brazilian poet Augusto de Campos.
Clemente Padín - Horizons ouverts
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
Première traduction française des premiers poèmes de Clemente Padìn.
Baptiste Gaillard - Bonsaï
2018
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
A collection of experimental poetry.
Charles Pennequin - Dictaphones (vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Frac Franche-Comté - Sound Houses Series
This LP draws on twenty years of archives recorded by Charles Pennequin on mini-cassettes. Spontaneous recordings of his readings, unpublished solitary monologues, vocal and sound experiments, ambient sounds were selected and edited in the studio by the poet, and thought of as a global composition that goes through different registers and eras of his poetry.
Frédéric Acquaviva - FREEING (Our Bodies) - La musique de Frédéric Acquaviva
2018
French edition
miscellaneous
The second issue of the magazine FREEING (Our Bodies) is dedicated to the musical work of Frédéric Acquaviva: some forty prestigious contributors (Jean-François Bory, Broutin, Laurent Cauwet, Henri Chopin, Jacques Donguy, Michel Giroud, Bernard Heidsieck, Joël Hubaut, Dorothy Iannone, Otto Muehl, Virgile Novarina, ORLAN, Jean-Luc Parant…) examine and pay tribute to this original creator through poetic texts, portraits, drawings, photographs, interviews, chronicles…
Frédéric Acquaviva - £pØ@n®diØ$n - Concerto for town and voice – With Loré Lixenberg (CD)
2018
French edition
AcquAvivA
Concerto for town and voice created from recordings collected the same day in London and Paris, and illuminated by the voice of mezzo-soprano Loré Lixenberg.
Gerhard Rühm - Diotima hat ihre Lektüre gewechselt (CD)
2018
French edition
Tochnit Aleph
A 1971 detective audio play based on a real murder trial from the early 20th century. The court records are read out by two girls, accompanied by narrative background sounds and a piano piece. Liner-notes (in English and German) by Gerhard Rühm.
 Broutin - Ère isouienne an 52 - Un musicien lettriste (CD)
2018
French edition
Tochnit Aleph
First ever release of the sound poetry pieces by French lettrist artist Gérard-Philippe Broutin. The remarkable lettrist text-sound pieces contained on this CD were written during the early 1970's and recorded and broadcast at Radio France in September 1976. With introductory texts by Jean-Pierre Gillard.
Michael Barthel - Halber Pogo (CD)
2018
French edition
Tochnit Aleph
Second full-lenght release by German sound-poet and writer Michael Barthel on Tochnit Aleph. A 60-minute piece recited from memory. Recorded April 2018 straight to tape without overdubs. Raw, unsettling, poetically incorrect.
Claude Favre - Crever les toits, etc. - suivi de Déplacements, septembre 2016
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Claude Favre delivers a poetry made of readings and borrowings, a present poetry, attentive to the movements of men and to those who constrain them.
Elizabeth Lebon - The Book of Ghost
2018
English edition
Boabooks
Elizabeth Lebon writes poems, stories and performances, usually with the help of a typewriter. The choice of paper, as well as its format, is centrally important to the conceptualization and experimentation of this artist. This new book-object of concrete poetry plays with the transparency of its leaflets.
Ben Patterson - The Lost Tape & The Three Required Musics (vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Edition Telemark
LP featuring a recording of the search for a lost tape by musician Ben Patterson, with the help of editor Stefan Fricke and composer hans w. koch. This 1960 lost tape acts a symbolical archive, since it documents Patterson's pre-Fluxus period. Having failed to find it, tehy decided to recreate the recording with a score from this period. The reconstructed track is on the record's B side. This edition includes liner notes, and selected documents chronicling the search.