Artist's writings

 
 
Yann Annicchiarico - Of Moths and Muybridge\'s Scale
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
ENSBA Lyon (Lyon National School of Art)
forthcoming
Gathering reflections and testimonies of exhibitions realized by Yann Annicchiarico in various countries, this looks back at a unique state of perception, related to the experience of emptiness and to the suspension of attention, an essential element in the artist's research.
Rene Ricard - Love Poems
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
forthcoming
Three long poems by American writer, artist and actor Rene Ricard (1946-2014), an icon of the New York underground in the 1970s, accompanied by a series of drawings by American painter Robert Hawkins.
Lin May Saeed - Fables
2024
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
This volume collects six fables Lin May Saeed (1973–2023) wrote in the early 2000s—the only ones the artist ever shared—which explore fundamental issues of interspecies coexistence, combining scientific, ethical, and philosophical motivations.
Nilima Sheikh - The Significance and Relevance of Early Modern Indian Painters to the Contemporary Indian Art
2024
English edition
Reliable Copy
forthcoming
The Significance and Relevance of Early Modern Indian Painters to the Contemporary Indian Art, written in 1971, reevaluates the legacies of painting inherited by the artist Nilima Sheikh.
Kiran Subbaiah - Melancholia in the Age of Mechanization
2024
English edition
Reliable Copy
forthcoming
Indian artist Kiran Subbaiah reevaluates the history of Modernism, through its ideals of growth and progress, as one steeped in contradictions around industrialisation and its effects on society.
Sam Francis - Transatlantique
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
forthcoming
Pierre Wat invites height artists from both sides of the Atlantic to share their views of Sam Francis (1923-1994).
Lucia Palladino - To enter the forest
2024
English edition
Nero
A collection of walking and writing exercises to put our perspective about self and what is other to self, as well as the relations between things, even beyond the human, into question.
Laurent Marissal - Portrait d\'un terroriste en amateur d\'art
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Conversation on art, real and imaginary, in 13 tableaux between ex-Action directe member Jann-Marc Rouillan and painter Laurent Marissal.
Akasegawa Genpei - Anatomie du Tomason
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first French translation of the texts of the Japanese artist and writer Akasegawa Genpei (Katsuhiko Akasegawa, aka Otsuji Katsuhiko, 1937-2014), a figure of the Tokyo avant-garde of the 1960s, on the concept of Tomason, with a rich iconography.
Pierre Schaeffer - À la recherche de Pierre Schaeffer - Portrait(s)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast selection of theoretical, philosophical and literary writings by Pierre Schaeffer, accompanied by testimonies of various personalities, providing a privileged entry into the multidimensional universe of the composer, engineer, theorist and radio man, whose tutelary shadow is constantly cast on the landscape of sound creation.
Anne Truitt - Au fil des jours - Le Journal d\'une artiste
2024
French edition
ER Publishing
The first of four diaries written by Anne Truitt (1921-2004), a major figure in 20th-century American art.
Yoko Ono - Everything in the Universe is Unfinished
2024
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
This publication by avant-garde artist and cultural icon Yoko Ono combines never-before-published texts and invitation pieces written in 2016–2018 with drawings from the “Franklin Summer” series she started in 1994 (new edition).
Guy de Cointet - Transatlantique
2024
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Rachel Valinsky invites seven artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Davide Balula, Eva Barto, Julie Béna, Jesse Chun, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Gordon Hall, and Alan Reid) to share their views of Guy de Cointet (1934-1983), a major figure in the conceptual and performance art movements.
Jacques Ponzio - Monk ABC
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
A collection of quotations from Thelonious Monk, organized as an alphabet book (new revised and augmented edition). More than a hundred entries based on the testimonies of musicians (Steve Lacy, Sahib Shihab, Henri Renaud) and journalists (Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler, Val Wilmer…).
Marcel Alocco - L\'avenir n\'a pas de nom - Tomes 1 & 2
2023
French edition
Enseigne des Oudin
A text by the painter, writer and poet, begun in 1959 as a student and finalized half a century later.
Mor Demer - A choreographic lesson for the faint of Heart and poets of the here the now the yet to come
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Crossing
This publication presents research conducted by choreographer Mor Demer over two years, in the frame of the exerce MA in choreography and performance (National Choreographic Center of Montpellier / Occitanie). Against the backdrop of her artistic process, Mor Demer unfolds a reflection on the production and configuration of choreographic materials, as well as on the body and the practices and fictions of which it is composed.
Jule Flierl - A sound has no legs to stand on
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Crossing
This publication presents research conducted by Berlin-based choreographer and performer Jule Flierl over two years, in the frame of the exerce MA in choreography and performance (National Choreographic Center of Montpellier / Occitanie). This text manages to maintain a sense of orality, of vocality, within a written format. It is at once a description, an analysis, a score, a piece of music, a voice, etc.
Clarissa Baumann - Planning prévisionnel Printemps
2023
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Crossing
This publication presents research conducted by visual artist and choreographer Clarissa Bauman over two years, in the frame of the exerce MA in choreography and performance (National Choreographic Center of Montpellier / Occitanie). Here, writing becomes movement, a weaving of words, gestures, images, and drawings that rub against each other in a dialogue articulated from page to page.
Ester M. Bergsmark - Voice under
2023
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The very first book of Swedish film director, artist, and artistic researcher Ester M. Bergsmark.
Spectres - A Thousand Voices
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres
Shelter Press - Spectres
The fourth issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, around the topic of voice (with François J. Bonnet, John Giorno, David Grubbs, Lee Gamble, Sarah Hennies, Joan La Barbara, Pierre Schaeffer, Peter Szendy, Ghédalia Tazartès...).
Heinz Peter Knes - Correspondences
2023
English edition
Is-Land
In five chapters, the photographer reflects on the multiple "correspondences", influences and interactions at the heart of his artistic work.
Pierre Henry - Diary of my sounds
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Maison ONA
New expanded edition of an essential text for defining the thought of composer Pierre Henry (1927-2017): a musical biography in the sense of a diary and an autobiography in forty-two sequences that accompanied him in various forms between 1977 and 2005 (audio download link included).
David Robbins - High Entertainment
2023
English edition
Reliable Copy
High Entertainment by David Robbins argues for a category of cultural production that combines the experimental ethos of art with the accessibility of entertainment.
Jason Kahn - All Along the Way (book + CD)
2023
English edition
Editions (Jason Kahn)
370-page book + CD chronicling of a solo tour through North America in 2022, exploring the state of the DIY experimental music scenes.
Carmelo Bene - L\'esthétique du déplaisir
2023
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.
Aria Dean - Bad Infinity - Selected Writings
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Institut für Kunstkritik
The most significant critical, theoretical, and art historical texts by the artist, writer, and filmmaker Aria Dean.
 Salvo - Io sono Salvo - Works and Writings 1961-2015
2023
English edition
Nero
A monograph conceived as a self-portrait: the story of the artist's career through works and writings from 1961 to 2015, collected in chronological order to illustrate the ever-evolving, organic nature of Salvo's activities, which constantly interacted with the history of art.
Johana Blanc - Les déserteuses
2023
French edition
Clinamen
The first novel by Swiss artist Johana Blanc.
Michel Parmentier - Transatlantique
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Invited by Molly Warnock, nine artists living in the United States write about the work of Michel Parmentier (1938-2000). A radical founding figure of the BMPT collective who refused all formal and ideological compromise, Parmentier appears here through the diverse prisms of the authors' own artistic commitments and cultures.
Claude Rutault - De-finitions/methods 1973-2016
2023
English edition
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs, editions & artist's books
Claude Rutault's entire definitions/methods from 1973 to 2016, in English language.
Guillaume Maraud - Cultural Abolitionisms, 2021, 2023
2023
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bauer Verlag
an essay that opposes the discourses of justification led by artists and other agents in the field of art with a materialist conception of the history of cultural institutions. The author argues for an abolitionist approach towards art institutions against more reformist, corporatist and formalist approaches of emancipation that still prevail in the art sector.
 Mochu - Bezoar Delinqxenz
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Taking off along the grotesque evolutionary curve of the internet, this novel by Mochu brings together Japanese otaku subcultures, Hindu mythology, darknet highways, ultraviolent cyberpunk forums, and renegade university departments.
Mashinka Firunts Hakopian - The Institute for Other Intelligences
2023
English edition
X Artists' Books
In The Institute for Other Intelligences, Mashinka Firunts Hakopian brings speculative fiction and media studies to bear on an imagined future where machine intelligences convene annually for curriculum on algorithmic equity.
Rita Elhajj - Under water and up in the air
2023
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Clinamen
A symbolic and political science fiction short story written in four languages.
Marcel Alocco - Héritage obligé
2023
French edition
Enseigne des Oudin
Two unpublished texts that demonstrate the extent of the writing work that Marcel Alocco has been producing for over half a century.
Dan Graham - Some Rockin\' - Dan Graham Interviews
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A collection of Dan Graham's interviews and conversations with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds and disciplines.
Reto Pulfer - Gina - A Zustand novel
2023
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
In Reto Pulfer's novel, the artist draws a rich picture of a community of hybrid living beings. Characters and scenes from the novel also appear in the works and exhibitions of the artist. A multi-layered cosmos of links emerges and takes the reader into a parallel universe full of references to our current relationship with nature.
Emma Wolf-Haugh - Text in Public - Zine Performances and Rants
2023
English edition
Archive Books
The first monograph of writing by visual artist Emma Wolf-Haugh interconnecting performative works, performance scripts and assemblage texts.
Sibyl\'s Mouths
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Sibyl's Mouths is the most recent in a series of publications by Pure Fiction, a writing and performance group with shifting members active since 2011.
Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju - Earnestly
2022
English edition
Archive Books
Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju's debut collection of writing.
Georges Appaix - Post-scriptum
2022
French edition
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Notebooks (ebooks)
The French choreographer looks back on his career in a very personal text, both playful and poetic.
Soun-Gui Kim - Encounters with Soun-Gui Kim - Writings, 1975-2021
2022
trilingual edition (English / French / Korean)
various
The first collection of the Korean-French artist's writings, interviews (with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, Nam June Paik...) and essays on her work.
 Tong Yi Xin - Manuel d\'amour environnemental
2022
bilingual edition (French / Chinese)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues & artist's books
A collection of poems by Chinese artist Tong Yi Xin.
Louise Bourgeois - Transatlantique
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Marie-Laure Bernadac, a leading expert in Louise Bourgeois's work, invites nine artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Tracey Emin, Camille Henrot, Jenny Holzer, Rachel Whiteread...) to share their views of this major artistic figure of the 20th century.
Félicie Bazelaire - Bien à toi
2022
French edition
ARTDERIEN
currently out of stock
A poetic story written in the form of an unanswered correspondence by the musician Félicie Bazelaire.
Jason Kahn - Soundings (book + CD)
2022
English edition
Editions (Jason Kahn)
A collection of 77 texts by Jason Kahn, each text written in response to a field recording made by the sound artist in Zurich in February-March 2020 (CD with the 77 sound recordings included): a poetic and sonic cartography that reflects the constitution of the place by the way it "sounds".
N. Katherine Hayles - Parole, écriture, code
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
How the impact of code on everyday life has become comparable to that of speech and writing.
Vanessa Safavi - Alien Armpit
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Alien Armpit brings together short texts and images that the artist Vanessa Safavi made between 2013 and 2022.
Alessandro de Francesco - And Agglomerations, of Trees or E agglomerati, degli alberi o
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A bilingual text by Alessandro De Francesco that blurs the boundaries between art and poetry.
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