Theater

 
 
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.
Zaven Paré - Le spectacle anthropomorphique - Entre les singes et les robots
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
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.
Dominique Pitoiset - DPNF1420 - Works 2014-2020
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
A retrospective.
Lætitia Sadier -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition.
Lætitia Sadier - <em>A Staged Exhibition</em> (interview booklet + libretto)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition, accompanied by a libretto that gathers the transcriptions of the texts of the thirteen invited artists.
Eric Vautrin - Le cinquième mur - Formes scéniques contemporaines & nouvelles théâtralités
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
A collection of interviews and studies of performances that constitutes a crossing of the contemporary theatrical and choreographic landscape, re-examining the critical and theoretical tools that allow us to apprehend and think about current scenic forms.
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 – ArTeC / Labex
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.
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.


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