Art & Childhood

 
 
Roee Rosen - Kafka for Kids
2023
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
Publication based on Roee Rosen's film Kafka for Kids, a cross-generic film combining a fiction drama with a documentary and a musical. The law as a central motif in Kafka's writings, and the fact that the film, supposedly, addresses children, lead to an exposition of the complex and troubling ways in which childhood is legally defined in the Palestinian occupied territories.
Robin Watkins - Eusociality in the EU
2022
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
forthcoming
A collaboration between Otto (10) and Robin (42).
Kazuhiro Hori - The Art of Kazuhiro Hori
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
White Rabbit Prod
This book is the first monograph devoted to the work of Kazuhiro Hori. Through a selection of his most emblematic paintings, it offers an introduction to the oppressive universe of the Japanese artist, populated by anemic teenagers and evil stuffed animals.
Antoine Seiter - J & A
2022
French edition
Nouveau Palais
By photographing his sister Julia's adolescence over a decade, Antoine Seiter bears witness to the language that a face can develop by constantly raising the question of portraiture. Julia's story is interrupted by that of young Achilles, the hero of Marc Faysse's novel. Parallel to the photographic work in the theme of the passage to adulthood, the story is a homosexual love story that brings emancipation.
Nicolas Le Bault - The Lost Dimension #1
2022
English edition
White Rabbit Prod
A graphic novel of intimate and fantastic horror.
Nicolas Le Bault - La Dimension Perdue #1
2022
French edition
White Rabbit Prod
A graphic novel of intimate and fantastic horror.
MuMo - Le Musée Mobile – Volume 4
2021
French edition
varia
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of MuMo (Musée Mobile), this fourth volume traces the journey of a new museum truck, designed in 2017 by designer Matali Crasset to circulate the works of the Fonds régionaux d'art contemporain (Frac) and the Cnap – Centre national des arts plastiques.
Takashi Homma - Tokyo and my Daughter
2021
no text
Nieves
The complete edition of Takashi Homma's acclaimed homage.
Karol Radziszewski - The Power of Secrets
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The Polish artist's memorial archive traces a history of homosexuality and queer culture in Eastern Europe and opens up possibilities for the future.
Davide Giuriato - Infinitely Determinable - Children and Childhood in Modern Literature
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
Children and childhood in modern literature.
Laurent Le Deunff - L\'incroyable
2021
French edition
L'Incroyable - Books
An illustrated portrait of Laurent Le Deunff through interviews with various personalities, artists, filmmaker, philosopher and art critics.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Conceived as a children's book, Stories of Little and Big Blossoms is a collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
The New Model - An Inquiry
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This catalogue stems from an exhibition program which investigated the heritage of the 1968 project The Model, for which Stockholm's Moderna Museet was transformed into an adventure playground for children.
Camille Llobet - Alice
2020
French edition
Florence Loewy
A research on the verbal transcription of sound and an inventory of the first sound productions of Alice, the daughter of Camille Llobet (artist's book).
Mimi von Moos - Die Verwandte - Aus dem fotografischen Nachlass der Anne-Marie von Wolff
2020
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This publication brings together a selection of family photos taken between the 1930s and 1950s by amateur photographer Anne-Marie von Wolff. A fascinating, powerful work, brought to light by her great-grandniece, artist Mimi von Moos.
Olivier Suter - Children
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A collection of photographs of children who grew up to become famous in a variety of fields, from literature to arts, sports, politics, and even crime. A photographic “Guess Who” of the 20th century in the making.
Nicole Eisenman - L\'incroyable
2019
French edition
L'Incroyable
L'Incroyable - L'Incroyable (magazine)
L'Incroyable is a monographic magazine dedicated to an artist's teenage years and his cultural background. This third issue proposes an immersion into the young years of artist Nicole Eisenman in New York in the 1980s.
Andréas Kündig - Besognes pour visiteurs de musée (card game)
2019
French edition
MAMCO
A card game for young museum visitors imagined by cartoonist Andreas Kündig and the MAMCO.
Mike Diana - Blood Slurpee
2019
no text
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of drawings by Mike Diana published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.
Thao Nguyen Phan - Voyages de Rhodes
2018
English edition
varia
A palimpsest reconstruction of French Jesuit missionary Alexandre de Rhodes's (1591–1660) Rhodes of Viet Nam: The Travels and Missions of Father Alexandre de Rhodes in China and Other Kingdoms of the Orient, originally published in 1653 (artists' book).
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.
Keren Cytter - The Furious Hamster
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.
Victor Man - Childhood Drawings for Rózsa
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
This artist's book reproduces a series of comics made by Victor Man when he was a child in communist Romania in the early 1980s. These drawings reveal the artist's fascination for the then rare Western magazines. The publication opens with a letter from Victor Man to little Rózsa, to whom the book is dedicated.
Andro Wekua -
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph.
Palais - Another Banana Day for the Dream-Fish
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
Issue #27 of Palais is devoted to the exhibition “Another banana day for the dream-fish” at the Palais de Tokyo (June-September 2018). This exhibition brings together the works of some thirty artists and craftsmen on the theme of childhood fantasy.
Marie-Pierre Brunel - Asuras
2018
no text
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of drawings by Marie-Pierre Brunel published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.
Guillaume Pilet - My Life as a Parade
2018
English edition
CCS (Centre culturel suisse Paris)
This publication presents a series of some forty autobiographical drawings in pencil, ink and watercolor. The artist chose to recount his life as a children's story, flicking through fleeting memories, dramatic events, and brief anecdotes.
Gil Lesage - Désordre
2018
French edition
The Drawer - Books
Artist and photographer Gil Lesage brings together for the first time a selection of her personal work since the 1980s: a hundred black & white images of sheer intensity, combined with family archives (with contributions by Samuel Benchetrit, Jean -Charles de Castelbajac, Etienne Daho…).
Yan Marchand - Martin Heidegger\'s Grouch
2018
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Questioning the meaning of one's existence with Martin Heidegger (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Anne-Lise Coste - Oil Paintings and Pastel Drawings
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Nieves
A new series of oil paintings and pastel drawings, with vivid colors and a child-like spirit.
Eugene Chadbourne - Pleasures of the Horror (vinyl LP)
2018
Bisou Records
An album for children about horror movies and monsters.
Mara Züst - Would you rather…
2017
English edition
Nieves
This book is a reinterpretation of the classic children's picture book by English Author and Illustrator John Burningham from 1979, illustrating the preference game “Would you rather”… With enchanting drawings made out of sand by Carolina Cerbaro.
Maria Montessori - Initiales - Initiales M.M.
2017
French edition
Initiales
(last copies available!)
The 10th issue of the art and research magazine is dedicated to Italian pedagogist Maria Montessori.
 Alain Della Negra & Kaori Kinoshita - Les incroyables Alain Della Negra & Kaori Kinoshita
2017
French edition
L'Incroyable - Books
The “Mini” series is the natural extension of the magazine L'Incroyable. Each book immerses itself in the youth of artists through an interview about their teenage years. This inaugural issue is dedicated to filmmakers couple Alain Della Negra & Kaori Kinoshita.
Arnaud Dezoteux - Les incroyables Arnaud & Bertrand Dezoteux
2017
French edition
L'Incroyable - Books
The “Mini” series is the natural extension of the magazine L'Incroyable. Each book immerses itself in the youth of artists through an interview about their teenage years. This second publication explores the paths of brothers and filmmakers Arnaud & Bertrand Dezoteux (interview by Jill Gasparina).
Nathalie Novi - Dr. Freud, Fish Whisperer
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Discovering the id, ego, and superego with Dr. Freud (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Peter Wezel - Nepomuk
2017
no text
Nieves
First published in 1964, this wordless and colorful picture book is a tale of friendship between a pink bird and an orange fish. The illustrations by Swiss artist Peter Wezel are rendered with a deliberate childlike naiveté which will delight children and adults alike.
Roland Topor - Un monsieur tout esquinté
2017
French edition
United Dead Artists
The new edition of a 1972 publication gathering a series of drawings and texts by Roland Topor in collaboration with his five-year-old son Nicolas.
Anne-Margot Ramstein - Albert Einstein\'s Bright Ideas
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
The young Albert Einstein has a very important job: he must deliver electricity to the big Oktoberfest celebration in Munich. As he hurries from one merry-go-round to another, nothing seems to be going as planned. With his sister, Maja, Heinrich the dog, and Niels Bohr, a qualified dwarf-thrower, can he win a battle against the laws of the universe? The key just may lie in the question of whether a dumpling can fly faster than light (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Vincent Sorel - Diogenes the Dog-Man
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Diogenes as a dog (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Ed Fornieles - Micro Unit of Two
2017
English edition
Cura. - Cura.books
Quoting excerpts from Keller Easterling's 2014 essay Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, this coloring book tells the story of two characters, a fox (the artist) and a cat, and their special relationship, made of exotic travels, dreams and nightmares, struggles and desires.
Soun-Gui Kim - Entends-tu ? - Poèmes et Dessins de Kim Soun-Gui
2017
bilingual edition (French / Korean)
varia
Collection of poems and drawings by the Korean artist.
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