Art & science fiction

 
 
Larissa Sansour - Research/Practice 03 - Heirloom
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
This publication documents the artistic research for Sansour's project for the Danish Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: a dark science fiction narrative set after an eco-disaster, evolving into an intimate dialogue about memory, exile and nostalgia.
Brittany Nelson - Out of the Everywhere
2019
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Monograph dedicated to artist Brittany Nelson, who appropriates techniques from 19th century photography to create works of feminist science fiction and queer abstraction.
Panayiotis Terzis - Megalith Zero
2019
no text
Nieves
A collection of colorful paintings inspired by science fiction and classical Antiquity. A prequel to the artist's ongoing Megalith series of publications that acts as a PH sample of his broader painting, collage, and print studio practice.
 Léo Henry & Denis Vierge - Braids - Memories of the Narratocene
2019
English edition
Dis Voir - Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
The new fantastic novel published in the “tales for adults” series, in which contemporary writers explore through fiction the most recent research in sciences, reviving a tradition in scientific literature. A tradition which aims at making dream and meditate on the way the world is represented as it redefines itself today.
 Léo Henry & Denis Vierge - Tresses - Souvenirs du narratocène
2019
French edition
Dis Voir - Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
The new fantastic novel published in the “tales for adults” series, in which contemporary writers explore through fiction the most recent research in sciences, reviving a tradition in scientific literature. A tradition which aims at making dream and meditate on the way the world is represented as it redefines itself today.
 Alexandre Estrela & João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva - Lua Cão
2019
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A panoptic cinema.
Samuel Etienne - Bricolage Radical - Génie et  banalité des fanzines do-it-yourself – Tome 2
2019
French edition
Strandflat
A panorama of the world of do-it-yourself fanzines.
Alain Séchas - Passe-temps
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This book revisits the oeuvre of Alain Séchas as a whole, with a particular focus on the works produced over the past decade—most notably his paintings and drawings.
Mike Wilson - Rockabilly
2018
English edition
Diaphanes - Forward Fiction
After a meteorite crashes into his yard, the daily life of Rockabilly and of his neighbors takes a strange turn… Mike Wilson's third novel combines social criticism and science fiction, depicting the dark corners of American suburbs at night.
Samuel Etienne - Bricolage Radical - Génie et  banalité des fanzines do-it-yourself
2018
French edition
Strandflat
(last copies available!)
A panorama of the world of do-it-yourself fanzines.
Stefan Banz - One Rock Upon Another - Marcel Duchamp, Jules Verne, Max Bill, Joseph Beuys, Fischli | Weiss, Ai Weiwei
2018
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp
Six essays dealing with still rarely discussed aspects of the work of Joseph Beuys, Max Bill, Fischli | Weiss and Ai Weiwei, but also Jules Verne, in their relationship with the various artistic concepts of Marcel Duchamp.
Konrad Becker - Dictionnaire de réalité stratégique - Intelligence culturelle et politiques invisibles de l\'information
2018
French edition
UV Editions
The second part of Konrad Becker's triptych devoted to information control methods: with his seventy-two keys, Becker aims to unlock the gates of strategic reality: its construction over centuries, its imposition through stealth and force, its dull and laborious maintenance, and its dissolution and destruction by those who can't take it anymore.
Will Sweeney - Vorpal Sword
2018
no text
Nieves
Will Sweeney's new graphic narrative is set in a retrofuturistic England ruled by a twisted elite who exploits a population inhabiting decadent urban centers. Monsters populate this strange world, and humanity's last chance lies in the power of the Vorpal Sword—a metaphysical blade of vital creative energy…
 Andrey Tarkovsky & Edward Artemiev - Solaris - Sound and Vision (book + vinyl LP + CD + DVD Blu-ray book box set)
2018
English edition
Song Cycle Records
currently out of stock
Collector's edition box set including the soundtrack realised by the great Russian composer Edward Artemiev for the Andrey Tarkovsky's masterpiece film Solaris (1972). The box comes with the soundtrack in the vinyl and CD formats, an exclusive luxurious photo book with unreleased images of the movie set and essays about music and cinema of the duo Artemiev/Tarkovsky, and the Blu-ray version of the film, in original language with English subtitles.
Heman Chong - Ifs, Ands, or Buts
2018
bilingual edition (English / Simplified 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.
Éric Arlix - Terreur, Saison 1
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A thriller novel set in a dystopian Europe where a medicine against depression radically changes people's behavior…
 Jean-Philippe Cazier & Andréas Marchal - Theory of MultiDream - A cosmic-dream investigation by H.P. Lovecraft
2017
English edition
Dis Voir - Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
A tale loosely inspired by both the contemporary astrophysicist Aurelien Barrau's work on multiverses and the turn-of-the-century author H.P. Lovecraft's mystical stories. The book entwines astrophysics and fantasy literature through fiction, deconstructing the frameworks of narration, logic, identity, space, and time. Illustrated by Andréa Marchal, after Barrau's works.
 Jean-Philippe Cazier & Andréas Marchal - Théorie des MultiRêves - Une enquête cosmo-onirique de H.P. Lovecraft
2017
French edition
Dis Voir - Illustrated Fairy Tales for Adults
A tale loosely inspired by both the contemporary astrophysicist Aurelien Barrau's work on multiverses and the turn-of-the-century author H.P. Lovecraft's mystical stories. The book entwines astrophysics and fantasy literature through fiction, deconstructing the frameworks of narration, logic, identity, space, and time. Illustrated by Andréa Marchal, after Barrau's works.
Félicia Atkinson - Hand In Hand (CD)
2017
French edition
Shelter Press - Records
Atkinson's most ambitious musical work to date, Hand In Hand combines 80's sci-fi anxious aethetics with today's transparency of digital sounds. Placing the voice at the epicenter of the recording, the French artist and musician convokes fiction, composition and abstraction in the manner of Joan La Barbara, Robert Ashley, or Delia Derbyshire.
Félicia Atkinson - Hand In Hand (2 vinyl LP)
2017
French edition
Shelter Press - Records
Atkinson's most ambitious musical work to date, Hand In Hand combines 80's sci-fi anxious aethetics with today's transparency of digital sounds. Placing the voice at the epicenter of the recording, the French artist and musician convokes fiction, composition and abstraction in the manner of Joan La Barbara, Robert Ashley, or Delia Derbyshire.
Konrad Becker - Dictionnaire de réalité tactique - Intelligence culturelle et contrôle social
2017
French edition
UV Editions
Cultural Intelligence and Social Control: a survival manual.
Dorian Gaudin -
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Palais de Tokyo (Paris)
Palais de Tokyo - Monographs (coedition Les presses du réel)
First monograph.
Alain Séchas - Arty Charade
2016
French edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
A set of charades invented by Alain Séchas and illustrated with original drawings.
Alain Séchas - Arty Charade - Limited edition
2016
French edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
A set of charades invented by Alain Séchas and illustrated with original drawings, with an original artwork signed by the artist.
Tony Oursler - Imponderable - The Archives of Tony Oursler
2016
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
currently out of stock
The artist's own archive of phantasmagoria: a unique collection of objects and ephemera relating to magic, the paranormal, occultism, pseudoscience, technology as well as their cultural and media portrayals (new edition).