Theater

 
 
Grace Seri - Sans Grace
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Clinamen
Sans Grace is the book by two actresses, one from Geneva, the other based in Paris. It takes up the first improvisational exercises that they carried out before conceiving the stage diptych Sans Grace / Avec Grace, on tour in Switzerland and Belgium.
Aline César - Aphra Behn, Punk and Poetess
2020
French edition
Supernova - Books
A writing project around the English poet and playwright Aphra Behn (1640-1689), an avant-garde feminist and protest figure who was one of the first writers to make a living from her pen and establish herself on the London theater scene.
João Maria Gusmão - João Maria Gusmão introduces Eugène Frey - Inventeur des célèbres Décors lumineux à transformations du Théâtre de Monte Carlo appliqués pour la première fois à l\'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
A painter and an inventor, Eugène Frey (1863-1930) pioneered techniques of animated sets for the theatre at the same time period as the cinema was invented. While he is contextualized beside the creations of Loie Fuller, Georges Méliès or Lotte Reiniger, he is reinterpreted by the artist João Maria Gusmão. First publication devoted to the work of Eugène Frey, the luxurious catalogue of the exhibition at the New National Museum of Monaco presents texts by Stéphane Tralongo (University of Lausanne) and Laurent Mannoni (Cinémathèque française), as well as a work of fiction by João Maria Gusmão.
Asher Hartman - Mad Clot on a Holy Bone - Memories of a Psychic Theater
2020
English edition
X Artists' Books
The first published collection of the work of playwright and artist Asher Hartman and his Gawdafful National Theater company.
Georgia Gardner Gray -
2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph dedicated to the young American painter, whose expressive and colorful universe draws on the everyday life in the margins, from bohemians to non-conformists. The publication also presents the Gray's theatrical works and associates the artist's two practices.
Carmelo Bene - L\'esthétique du déplaisir
2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Labex / ArTeC
Two interviews in which Carmelo Bene exposes his working method and his ideas on television, and opens a reflection on the links between artistic avant-gardism and mass diffusion.
Nikolai Evreinov - The Storming of the Winter Palace
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
A collective study on the theatrical reenactment of the storming of the Winter Palace by Soviet dramatist Nikolai Evreinov, on the occasion of the October Revolution's third anniversary. This staging of the beginning of the revolution, performed by 10.000 people, is documented thanks to an ensemble of texts, photographs, and drawings.
Nadège Prugnard - M.A.M.A.E. (Meurtre Artistique Munitions Action Explosion) & autres textes
2017
French edition
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
(last copies available!)
At the crossroads of theater, performance, and poetry, this collection of texts puts forward women's voice to express their power of resistance against their condition.
Calling out of context
2017
English edition
Paraguay Press
Edited by artist Joachim Hamou, this publication offers a current analysis of the similar issued shared by the fields of contemporary art and of the performing arts, through essays, interviews, and an unpublished play by British artist Cally Spooner.
Guy de Cointet - Théâtre complet
2017
French edition
Paraguay Press
First publication to gathers all theatrical works by artist Guy de Cointet, written between 1973 and 1983. 25 plays, published with an explanatory apparatus and numerous documents from the de Cointet Estate at the Centre Pompidou's Kandinsky Library.
Inferno
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
miscellaneous
15.00 5.00 €
Inferno's eight issue features an in-depth review of the news in contemporary art (interviews with Maurizio Cattelan, Matt Mullican, Xavier Veilhan, Kader Attia, Provoke exhibition, Agnès Martin's retrospective…), performance art (interviews with Jan Martens, Xavier Le Roy, Boris Charmatz, Martin Faucher and the Montreal FTA Festival, Utrecht Spring Festival) and literature (interviews with Pierre Michon and Olivier Cadiot).
Joachim Koester - Maybe One Must Begin with Some Particular Places
2016
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication serves as an extension of Joachim Koester's artworks and research on Jerzy Grotowski's (1933-1999) mythical persona and experimental approach towards theater. More specifically here, Koester retraces Grotowski's trips to Mexico with the help of historians, anthropologists, and former students.
Partition(s) - Objets et concepts des pratiques scéniques (20e et 21e siècles)
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
The history of the emergence and appropriation of the score in extra-musical domains (theater, dance, performance).
Inferno
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
miscellaneous
15.00 5.00 €
Louise Bourgeois, Adel Abdessemed, Jan Fabre, Judy Chicago, Andres Serrano, Sara Favriau, Camille Henrot, Tino Sehgal, reviews of Angélica Liddell and Nadia Lauro plays, Brussels Kunstenfestival, festival d'Avignon, festival TransAmeriques…
Mouvement
2016
French edition
Mouvement
Théo Mercier, Malika Djardi, Markus Öhrn, the online art market, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, French post-punk, being an artist in Central Asia, nudity on stage, the footballer as a modern artist, “Iran” special feature with Barbad Golshiri and Amir Reza Koohestani…
Mouvement
2016
French edition
Mouvement
Thomas Blanchard, Roberto Minervini's America, Sébastien Barrier, David Cronenberg's first novel, the Athenian cultural scene versus the economical crisis, Nòvia, drone rock and folk music, looking back on Hong Kong's umbrella movement, Pierre Godard & Liz Santoro's For Claude Shannon, portfolio, poetry, reviews, cultural agenda...
Aline Wiame - Scènes de la défiguration - Quatre propositions entre théâtre et philosophie
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
The theatrical writings of post-anthropocentric “disfigurement” and the reinvention of expressive means of contemporary philosophy.
Xanti Schawinsky - The Album
2016
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
This publication is based on the albums the artist conceived during his tenure at the Bauhaus, and presents, for the first time, photographs and documents, personal as much as artistic, on this key moment of the modern period. It is also the first opportunity to discover this primary material, in a format reproducing the original albums.
Antoine Dufeu - Chroniques bretton-woodsiennes - Fiction théâtre
2016
French edition
Mix
Four literary chronicles examining lives within the globalized world and its monetary system.
Genet et les arts
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Bibliothèque art action pensée
A collective publication on Jean Genet and the arts.
Politique de la mélancolie - À propos de W. G. Sebald
2016
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
This volume brings together essays on the German writer W. G. Sebald (1944-2001), iconographic documents and manuscripts of the author, and a script written by Sebald for a film ever made about the life of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Inferno
2016
bilingual edition (English / French)
miscellaneous
15.00 5.00 €
Inferno sheds a sharp light on the news of contemporary art and scenes. In this issue: Yoko Ono, Fischli & Weiss, Trajal Harrell, Jodorowsky, Cindy Sherman, Sigmar Polke, Dance in New York, Berlin special feature, Philippe Parreno, Paul McCarthy, Ai Weiwei, Castellucci's Moses und Aron, Arty Lisbon, Lyon and Istanbul's Biennials, Winter-Spring 2016 program...
Mouvement
2015
French edition
Mouvement
Cheerleading & The Rite of Spring, filmmaker Virgil Vernier, special segment on Mauritania, Tuareg bluesman Mdou Moctar, the self-managed cultural center L'Usine in Geneva, the occupancy of Vivat theater in Armentières, interviews with Franck Vigroux and Eszter Salamon, a tribute to Alban Denuit, war, God, and the act of writing...


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