Art & fiction / storytelling

 
 
Emanuel Halpern - Paradoxer Schattenboxer
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
A retro-futuristic graphic novel by the Swiss artist.
Expanding Spatial Narratives
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Through a collection of essays by selected scholars and practitioners, this volume explores the ways in which digital technology has deeply influenced how one produces interacts with, and consumes narratives by reformulating the notion of space.
Paul-Armand Gette - Artémis & Paul-Armand Gette - 50 ans de rencontres & conversations
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
The very first major monograph of Paul-Armand Gette.
Lap-See Lam - Dreamers\' Quay, Dreamers\' Key
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
First monograph.
Liv Bugge - Structural Magic
2022
English edition
Torpedo
New monograph.
Steffen Zillig - The Decolonization of America
2021
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
A social fantasy whose bizarre fault lines and conflicts bear an uncanny resemblance to those of the present day.
Spike - Storytelling
2021
English edition
Spike
(last copies available!)
In the age of "post-truth", Spike busts the line between fact and fiction open, untangling the politics and implications of crafting (and being crafted by) narrative.
Paul-Armand Gette - Dessins supendus
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
A project by Paul-Armand Gette around the censorship of the Diane Chasseresse by the artist Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828), whose sex considered too naturalistic was plugged up and filled with bronze rods and then hammered in 1829 when it entered the national collections.
Paul-Armand Gette - Dessins supendus - Limited edition
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Limited edition with an original artwork signed by the artist.
Raoul Ruiz - Un aviateur de neuf ans
2021
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
An unpublished tale by Raoul Ruiz.
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.
Roee Rosen - Desire and Dust
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press
In this book, the animation of commodity objects magically ties together erotic frolics and political horrors: from a DC07 vacuum cleaner to a detention center for refugees, from little irons, socks and sweaters, to the particulars of post-Soviet power, and Vladimir Putin.
Salomé Lamas - Fatamorgana
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The graphic translation of the text at the heart of the Fatamorgana project (2016–2019), alongside a variety of related materials, including project notes and contributions. The books also provides online access to photographic, video, and sound materials, along with technical specifications for all of the project's component elements.
Shulamith Firestone - Zones mortes
2020
French edition
Brook
First French translation of Shulamith Firestone's first novel.
Pablo Pijnappel - Beyond Imagination - A Zona de Crepúsculo
2020
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This artist's book is a written rendering of monologues included in The Zone, a performance based on a series of narratives staged within the exhibition space of the Iberê Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre in 2018.
David Maroto - The Artist\'s Novel - Part 2 – The Fantasy of the Novel
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Second volume of a publication dedicated to the artist's novel, this metafiction follows a detective investigating the conditions of production of a novel within an artistic framework.
David Maroto - The Artist\'s Novel - Part 1 – A New Medium
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The first of a two-volume publication dedicated to the artist's novel, this theoretical essay aims to elucidate the pressing questions posed by the emergence of this new artistic medium with a number of key case studies and interviews.
David Maroto - The Artist\'s Novel - Part 1 + 2 (special offer)
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
40.00 35.00 €
The two volumes of the publication dedicated to the artist's novel (two-books set special offer).
Oreet Ashery - How We Die Is How We Live Only More So
2020
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Publication documenting the award-winning web series Revisiting Genesis by Oreet Ashery. This documentary fiction on mourning in the digital age explores complex issues such as gender and death, digital reincarnation, and women artists.
Laure Prouvost - GDM - Grand Dad\'s Visitor Center
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of the eponymous exhibition by Laure Prouvost at Pirelli HangarBicocca: a multimedia project—installations, videos and projections, sculptures and found objects—revolving around the story of Prouvost's “grandfather”, a fictional prolific conceptual artist.
Antonio Grulli - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Diary
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A travel diary / a screenplay.
Hilary Galbreaith - The Bureau
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
A kafkaesque artist's graphic novel.
Nathalie du Pasquier - Gabon 1977 - Un Don Juan chez les gendarmes
2018
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
(last copies available!)
This publication presents a comic strip made by a 20-year old Nathalie Du Pasquier in remembrance of a six months journey in Gabon. Inspired by a clipping from a Gabonese daily, the cartoon tells the colorful story of a clumsy Don Giovanni. This edition features an introductory text by the artist, the translated strip, and a facsimile of the comic book in original French version.
Virginie Barré - Bord de Mer - Des films et leurs objets
2018
French edition
Frac Bretagne
25.00 10.00 €
This monographic catalogue explores the artistic activity of Virginie Barré over the last ten years, focusing on her video works and their poetic themes from childhood to dreams.
Zachary Cahill - The Black Flame of Paradise (A Novel)
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The Black Flame of Paradise is the first novel by American artist Zachary Cahill. The book is a proposition for a new model of religious life grounded in the artistic and personal relations to the divine.
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.
 Badlands Unlimited - “ ” - Act 1
2018
English edition
Nero
Set behind the scenes of Badlands Unlimited, an artist-run, New York-based publishing company, this three- act play follows the characters as they launch an erotic novella, deal with internal conflicts, and imagine the promise and threat of technology between the pages and in our lives. Badlands Unlimited is a comedy of errors that morphs into a deeper meditation on art and mortality.
Laure Prouvost -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
New monograph.
Ixiptla - Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances
2018
English edition
miscellaneous
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This 4th issue of the anthropology journal explores the tension between indeterminacy and narrative in archaeology and art.
Régis Guigand - Tout est conforme
2018
French edition
Lendroit éditions
From September 20 to November 8, 2013, the artist wrote and sent to his loved ones, day after day, each page of this intriguing short story, punctuated by the epiphore "frappe dans ses mains" ("clap your hands").
Espace(s) - Anecdotes et faits divers
2018
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
16th issue confronts the question of the narrative and the “anecdote”, with an ensemble of textual and visual contributions by artists, historians, scientifics, and writers.
Sigismond de Vajay - Unreachable Empires
2018
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
Conceived by Sigismond de Vajay, this artist's book combines 70 of his drawings with commissioned essays by Mexican novelist Mario Bellatín, French biologist and glaciology researcher Bruno Jourdain, and geography and biotechnology expert Elizabeth R. Johnson. Together, thanks to their intertwined dialogue around reality, fiction, science, knowledge, and the power of artistic approaches, they express a subjective vision of our changing times.
Fiction as Method
2018
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Fiction as Method brings authors into dialogue with artists, technologists, theorists and filmmakers in order to examine the diverse ways in which fiction manifests. The aim is to explore the concept through direct and indirect means, ultimately considering how fictions proliferate, take on flesh and come to act in the world.
Heman Chong - Ifs, Ands, or Buts
2018
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The catalogue for Heman Chong's first solo museum exhibition in mainland China, at the Rockbund Art Museum, provides an insightful and critical look into the Singaporean artist's recent practice.
Aurélien Froment - Three Double Tales / Trois contes doubles / Drei Doppelte Erzählungen
2018
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Dent-de-Leone
Three Double Tales is the first monographic publication on Aurélien Froment's work. Published in three languages and designed in collaboration with Åbäke, the book revisits the artist's interest in the questions of translation and wordplay. A photography book, an exhibition catalogue as well as an artist book, Three Double Tales unites three projects that share the use of photography, and whose sources – places and fantasy – have structured Froment's work for the past fifteen years.
Liv Bugge - To accept theirs, to make it mine, to wish it for myself
2018
bilingual edition (English / Norwegian)
Torpedo
This book forms part of Liv Bugge's artwork To accept theirs, to make it mine, to wish it for myself developed and produced under the auspices of Public Art Norway (KORO) in connection with the construction of new cell blocks at Eidsberg and Ullersmo Prisons.
Brieg Huon - 112 noms d\'artistes corrigés par Open Office
2018
French edition
Lendroit éditions
A list of 112 artists names modified with Open Office corrector (artist's book).
David Claerbout - Olympia - The Real-Time Disintegration into Ruins of the Berlin Olympic Stadium over the Course of a Thousand Years
2017
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This publication documents the first iteration of Belgian artist David Claerbout's project Olympia, a digital simulation of the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
Paul-Armand Gette - Collection Maison Bernard, Fonds de dotation
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Analogues - Monographs
The first title in a series of publications dedicated to artists' residencies at Maison Bernard, a masterpiece of organic architecture carried out in the 1970s by Antti Lovag in association with Pierre Bernard. The book documents a site-specific project by Paul-Armand Gette, the first artist ever to exhibit at Maison Bernard.
 Invernomuto - Calendoola - UTU
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Publication documenting the pilot episode of a series of video works by Invernomuto that avails itself of the structure and production processes of a TV series. This episode deals with the true story of a conflict between natives and settlers in New Zealand during the eighties.
La tentation littéraire de l\'art contemporain
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The interplay of literature and contemporary art.
Valérie Mréjen - Images en quête d\'histoires
2017
French edition
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
A collection of 37 postcards based on family pictures gathered by the participants of a collective workshop held by the artist and writer Valérie Mréjen. The postcards tell two fictitious family stories, which the reader can freely rearrange to create his own narrative.
Marinella Senatore - The School of Narrative Dance
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Founded by Marinella Senatore, the School of Narrative Dance is an international initiative which proposes an alternative system of education, based on emancipation, inclusion, and self-cultivation. The School implements multidisciplinary projects focusing on storytelling and choreography. This publication documents a workshop at MAXXI, Roma, involving more than 300 people for five months.
Riccardo Giacconi - The Variational Status
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Artist and researcher Riccardo Giacconi investigates the relationship between a range of narrative forms (puppetry, street storytellers, flyers and pamphlets) and a series of pre-political acts of revolt staged between Italy and South America. This publication documents his research project and features a series of texts, notes, archives, illustrations, and interviews.
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.
Salomé Lamas - Parafiction
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Among Portugal's most interesting young filmmakers, Salomé Lamas explores the boundaries and circumstances of documentary filmmaking, working at the intersection of ethnography, history, storytelling, memory, and fiction. This publication documents her work since 2010, through contributions, video stills, and interviews.
 Alexandre & Florentine Lamarche-Ovize - Inventaire
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
The Drawer - Books
Monograph gathering most of the artists's recent works—ceramic and faience sculptures, watercolors and gouaches, drawings, collages, and installations—divided into three thematic chapters. The publication includes an interview of several voices (with special guest Mathieu Mercier), and a text by Annabela Tournon.
Yoan Mudry - Loops - The future is wild / To loop the loop
2017
French edition
Clinamen
This collective publication questions the literary strategies at stake in the work of visual artist Yoan Mudry.
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