Theater

 
 
Éric Pessan - Le Centre spatial de Toulouse - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #3
2022
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
The contributors of this book invite readers into a cultural journey at the crossroad of multiple disciplines, allowing them to rediscover the history of this administration from a sensible, intimate point of view.
Artistes-chercheur·es, chercheur·es-artistes - Performer les savoirs
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – ArTeC
Innovative hybridizations between research, creation (theater and performance) and pedagogy.
Delphine Edy - Thomas Ostermeier - Explorer l\'autre face du réel pour recréer l\'œuvre en scène
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
How Thomas Ostermeier's productions explore the links between literature and theatrical art in order to question, through a complex realism that he reinvents, what the works have to say about the political and social reality of our present.
Nicolas Evreïnoff - The Steps of Nemesis - A Dramatic Chronicle in Six Scenes from Party Life in the USSR (1936–1938)
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
The theatricalization of the Soviet Union through the reenactment as theater of the Stalinist show trials by the playwright Nikolai Evreinov (1879-1953).
Valerie Solanas - Up Your Ass
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Montana
Valerie Solanas's rarely published, legendary play, Up Your Ass (1965), explodes social and sexual mores and the hypocritical, patriarchal culture that produces them through her signature irreverence and wit, incisiveness and camp.
Dominique Pitoiset - DPNF1420 - Works 2014-2020
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
A retrospective in images of the activities of the Compagnie Pitoiset in ten theatrical creations, with a long analysis by Daniel Loayza.
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.
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 - Dans le vif
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 – Cinema & video art – 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.
Gisèle Vienne - The Pyre (vinyl LP)
2018
Shelter Press - Records
The score composed and recorded by KTL (Stephen O'Malley & Peter Rehberg) for the dance piece ‘The Pyre', written and directed by Gisèle Vienne. A tensed composition haunted by the voice of Dennis Cooper.
Raphaël Saint-Remy - Le mont Olympe - Alpha
2018
French edition
Le Chant du Moineau / Casta - Books
A series of plays (independent of each other) that all refer to a scene from Greek mythology.
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 - The Complete Plays
2017
English 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.
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.
Rabih Mroué - Diary of a Leap Year
2017
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
In Diary of a Leap Year, Lebanese artist produces 366 daily collages from political newspapers in Lebanon and the Arab World, as a protest to the violence taking place in this region.
Inferno
2017
bilingual edition (English / French)
miscellaneous
15.00 2.00 €
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 2.00 €
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 2.00 €
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...
 M/M (Paris) - Les affiches du Théâtre de Lorient
2015
French edition
M/M (Paris)
All posters produced by M/M (Paris) for CDDB-Théâtre de Lorient since 1996, with comments by Eric Vigner, Bénédicte Vigner, and Mathias Augustyniak (edition completed with a photographic booklet and the theater's 20th anniversary programming).
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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