Literature

 
 
Antonin Artaud - “The Human Face” and Other Writings on His Drawings
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Three extraordinary texts—pitched between writing and image—that project Artaud's ferocious engagement with the act of drawing.
Eléonore Devevey - Terrains d\'entente - Anthropologues et écrivains dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
Diamela Eltit - Custody of the Eyes
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
A novel.
Valerie Solanas - Up Your Ass
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press
forthcoming
Valerie Solanas's rarely published, legendary play, Up Your Ass, explodes social and sexual mores and the hypocritical, patriarchal culture that produces them through her signature irreverence and wit, incisiveness and camp.
Antonin Artaud - Radio Works - 1946-48
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The translated transcripts of two radio broadcasts by Artaud: To have done with the judgement of god (1947-48) and Madness and Black Magic (1946). Correspondences from that period are also included.
Antonin Artaud - Here Lies preceded by The Indian Culture
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Two of Antonin Artaud's foremost poetic works from the last period of his life.
2021
bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
X Artists' Books
forthcoming
The Japanese edition (with the original English text) of Keanu Reeves' poem illustrated by Alexandra Grant.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
Lionel Ruffel - The Contemporary Condition - I Can’t Sleep
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
An attempt to feel and investigate the quality of time, with references to Jonathan Crary, Paul B. Preciado, Charles Baudelaire, and Walter Benjamin.
Gustave Flaubert - Lettere dall\'Egitto
2021
Italian edition
Humboldt Books
The Italian edition of Flaubert's account of his trip to Egypt, illustrated by Nathalie du Pasquier.
Annie Descôteaux - Matières premières
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
Through short poetic texts that are both humorous and insightful, Quebec artist Annie Descôteaux speaks to her ever-evolving art practice and relationship with the physical world, while also incisively critiquing the institution.
Bernard Chambaz - Le Centre spatial guyanais - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #2
2021
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Bernard Chambaz, Bertrand Dezoteux and David Redon review the complex history of the construction of the Guiana Space Center, the French space launch base in Kourou, in the 1960s.
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
2021
French edition
Walden n
décal'âge is a manuscript, reproduced here in facsimile, between intimate writings, working reflections, and diaries of thought. We find in it Claude Rutault's style, his familiarity with literature, the meditative density of his daily reflection.
Zaven Paré - Le spectacle anthropomorphique - Entre les singes et les robots
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
From the observation of a society of capuchin monkeys and thought experiments borrowed from theater, Zaven Paré, artist and researcher in interaction design, specialist in theater and robotics, attempts to dismantle the pitfalls of anthropomorphization, in an attention that seeks to preserve the irreducible character of an interspecific copresence.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies: literature and thought to the test of the pandemic virality.
Julie Coutureau - SNI
2021
French edition
Supernova - Books
An experimental and phonetic poetic adventure, a literary rhizome.
Unglee Izi - SW1 - Sécurité du premier monde – Tracteur directrice de l\'A.S.M.A
2021
French edition
Supernova - Books
A collection of texts written over a period of fifteen years during the night, introduced by a photographic series by Jacques Patillot, between reality, portraits of friends, poetry, fiction and autobiographical insert.
Diaphanes - Punk Philology
2021
texts in English and French
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
A punk philology (with Simon Critchley, Emanuele Coccia, Dennis Cooper, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Kim Gordon, Donatien Grau, Richard Hell, Paul McCarthy...).
Raphaëlle Milone - Papillon de verre
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - Forward Fiction
Raphaëlle Milone's first novel, a dive into the heart of desires, acclaimed by Simon Liberati as well as by Jean-Luc Nancy.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
First French translation of a seminal text of media theory, which this edition contextualizes, notably through the debate it provoked with Baudrillard.
Emmanuèle Jawad - Interférences
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Interférences is composed of three series of poems, constructed like textual photographs. The material of this poetry crosses collective memories (protests against the Gulf War...), social news and intimist inserts, in a logic of telescoping and/or blurring of data.
Vincent Lafaille - Il a fallu apprendre à lire dans le noir
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Vincent Lafaille reinvents a poetics built on the rhythm, sometimes hesitant, staggering, of walking, in a fragmented narrative that is rooted in the time of social movements (from 2016 to 2020) where the question of how to reinvest our cities and our lives—our present—raised.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil absent
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A long poem that questions our being in the world with a freedom that is both new and timeless, as if these words came from the origins.


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