French Theory

 
 
Brian Massumi - Ontopouvoir - Guerre, pouvoir, perception
2020
Les presses du réel – Theory – Drama
forthcoming
An original theory of power based on a dense and insightful inquiry into the consequences of the "Global War on Terror" and the security state, up to the imposition of neoliberal logic and the overflowing of the media made viral.
Jean-Luc Nancy - Immortelle finitude - Sexualité et philosophie
2020
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
Two thinkers of different generations discuss the question of sexuality and philosophy.
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem - Système du pléonectique
2020
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
The pleonectic comes from a neologism that means: have-more. The challenge of this major book by Mehdi Belhaj Kacem is to identify the ontological principle from which to question the afflictions in which our world is struggling.
Sven-Olov Wallenstein - Spacing Philosophy - Lyotard and the Idea of the Exhibition
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Institut für Kunstkritik
Daniel Birnbaum and Sven-Olov Wallenstein analyze the significance and logic of Lyotard's “Les Immatériaux” exhibition while contextualizing it in the history of exhibition practices, the philosophical tradition, and Lyotard's own work on aesthetics and phenomenology.
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
2019
French edition
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Les presses du réel – Literature – Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
The letters of Maurice Blanchot to François Dominique, which illuminate one of the last editorial projects of Blanchot; “Maurice Blanchot, writing and power”; an unpublished letter from Blanchot on the Cuban Revolution; the 68 years of Blanchot...
Reiner Schürmann - Tomorrow the Manifold - Essays on Foucault, Anarchy, and the Singularization to Come
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
This collection assembles key essays of Reiner Schürmann centering on the concepts of anarchy and the singularization to come. Setting out from the question of the status of practical philosophy at the end of metaphysics, these texts track the crucial role of Schürmann's engagement with the work of Michel Foucault between 1983 and 1991.
Sylvère Lotringer - Initiales - Initiales S.L.
2018
French edition
Initiales
For its twelfth issue, Initiales pays tribute to Sylvère Lotringer who, in the 1970s, imported the French Theory in the United States.
Brian Massumi - Pensée en acte - Vingt propositions pour la recherche-création
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
20 proposals for the intersection of artistic practice and research in academic milieu.
Sarah Wilson - Figurations ± 68 - Le monde visuel de la French Theory
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The encounters between the most prominent French philosophers of the 1960s and 1970s and the artists of their times, most particularly the protagonists of the Narrative Figuration movement.
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
2018
French edition
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Les presses du réel – Literature – Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Special feature “Blanchot and the narrative”; a study on Blanchot and photography; Jean-Luc Nancy; Philippe Jaccottet; a poem by the late Michel Butor…
Anaël Lejeune - La théorie à l\'œuvre - L\'art conceptuel américain
2017
French edition
(SIC) - Continental Rift
Conceptual art in the United States (1965-1975): theoretical tools and European influence.
Pierre Montebello - Deleuze, esthétiques - La honte d\'être un homme
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory – Fama
The aesthetics of Gilles Deleuze.
Pierre Klossowski - Initiales - Initiales P.K.
2017
French edition
Initiales
9th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Pierre Klossowski.
Joseph Vogl - De l\'indécision
2016
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
An “anti-history” of the indecision in which Joseph Vogl probes the literary figures of Oreste, Wallenstein, Joseph K., Bartleby, or the man without qualities.
Politiques visuelles
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
The political dimension of Visual Studies, between Francophone and Anglo-American studies.
Change numérique - Édition intégrale de la revue Change (1968-1983)
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Motion Method Memory
The complete PDF edition of the avant-garde journal Change, created by Jean Pierre Faye in 1968: 42 facsimile issues in a 8482-page file with free-text search engine.
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem - Textes inédits
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory – Second reading
A collection of previously unpublished texts by the French philosopher.
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
2016
French edition
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Les presses du réel – Literature – Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
A theoretical, literary and critical dossier dedicated to the relationship between Maurice Blanchot and Georges Bataille; Jean-Luc Nancy's La Communauté désavouée, around the notion of community in Blanchot's oeuvre.
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
2016
French edition
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Les presses du réel – Literature – Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
A theoretical, literary and critical dossier dedicated to the relationship between Maurice Blanchot and Georges Bataille; Jean-Luc Nancy's La Communauté désavouée, around the notion of community in Blanchot's oeuvre.
Edward W. Saïd - Le Classisme : une introduction [extrait]
2015
French edition
future
A re-appropriation of Edward Said's Orientalism by Joe Scanlan.
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
2014
French edition
Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Les presses du réel – Literature – Cahiers Maurice Blanchot
Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean-Luc Nancy readers of Maurice Blanchot, Blanchot's political trajectory, Emmanuel Levinas' unpublished letter to Maurice Blanchot...
Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe - Ecrits sur l\'art
2014
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
The posthumous collection of texts on art by the French philosopher.
Soun-Gui Kim - Art, or Listen to the silence - Soun-Gui Kim in Conversation with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy and John Cage (DVD)
2014
trilingual edition (English / French / Korean)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Soun-Gui Kim engages her collaborators—philosophers Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy, and John Cage—in conversation about contemporary art and the relationship of artists to the globalized art world and market, from the perspective of Eastern thought.


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