Art & language

 
 
Joseph Kosuth - Redefining the Context of Art, 1968 and After - The Second Investigation and Public Media
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
forthcoming
This first comprehensive survey of Joseph Kosuth's work with public media centers on his pioneering project The Second Investigation (1968–74).
Marcel Alocco - Origine Nice
2021
French edition
Enseigne des Oudin
forthcoming
The first “Cahier Enseigne des Oudin” (Enseigne des Oudin's booklet) highlights three periods of Marcel Alocco's work in two volumes, emphasizing the scale of a mythological tale printed in every image the artist and poet has offered over a fifty-year period, through his Patchwork Painting and the ornamented unweaving on the canvas surface.
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré - Paris la Consciencieuse : Paris la Guideuse du monde
2020
French edition
Empire - Books
The unpublished story, reproduced in facsimile, of the journey to Paris of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré (1923-2014), Ivorian poet and artist, "prophet", creator and inventor of the Bété alphabet, who writes a "report" of his encounter with the Western world on his return from the opening of the mythical exhibition "Magiciens de la Terre".
Julien Blaine - La cinquième feuille - Aux sources de l\'écrire et du dire
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Luis Camnitzer - E-flux journal - One Number Is Worth One Word
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
This collection of texts—with many unpublished—spans over half a century of the conceptual artist's radical engagement with art education and its institutions.
Isidore Isou - Antonin Artaud torturé par les psychiatres
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Through the detailed analysis of Antonin Artaud's psychiatric history, Lettrist master Isidore Isou delivers a real indictment in this singular text which is both an investigation and a pamphlet.
Camille Llobet - Alice
2020
French edition
Florence Loewy
A research on the verbal transcription of sound and an inventory of the first sound productions of Alice, the daughter of Camille Llobet (artist's book).
Claude Closky - Solutions
2020
French edition
Cneai
Artist's book.
Fog Friend Font - Ways of Doing Multilingual Sense (box set)
2020
English edition (texts in Inuktitut and other languages)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Box set comprising five books, a vinyl and a supplementary dust jacket, each highlighting different practices and transformative developments occurring in the realm of writing and speaking today as triggered by digital communication.
Paul Elliman - The Heralds - Un appel et peut-être une réponse (vinyl LP)
2019
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Superimposing different sources—background sounds, recordings of a charivari in the streets of Lyon, bird songs or rhythms and melodies of amateur or professional musicians—Paul Elliman's vinyl record can be experienced as a form of sound loitering, each track composed by the transformation of different audio materials into unique musical collages.
Irma Blank - Eigenschriften - 1968–1973
2019
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A series of drawings considered the starting point of the artist's mature work.
Stefan Brüggemann - Hyper-Palimpsest
2019
English edition
Mathieu Copeland editions
This publication reflects upon the exhibition of Stefan Brüggemann's nihilist statements read, sung, and screamed by Punk icon Iggy Pop, sculpting aurally the spaces of a seemingly empty gallery covered in densely painted black paneling paintings.
Sophie Jodoin - Les confessions
2019
French edition
Le laps
An artist's book that reflects Sophie Jodoin's ongoing preoccupation with the interaction of language with images.
Anne-Lise Coste - Sors le monde - Récit de Mona Thomas
2019
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
Giorgio Azzariti - In Search of a Language - A Journey through Peter Märkli\'s Imaginary
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cosa Mentale - Essays
A rereading of the work of the Swiss architect.
Antonio Grulli - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Diary
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A travel diary / a screenplay.
Intersubjectivity - Vol. 2 – Scripting the Human
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Intersubjectivity is a collection of writings on the presence of language in the visual arts: this second volume investigates the relationship between performance, subjectivity, and human agency within a more global reflection on transhumanism.
 Kinkaleri - All for All!
2018
English edition
Bruno
All for All! is a trip through All! (2012-2017), a project conceived by Kinkaleri and instigated by the voracious attacks on language committed by William Seward Burroughs. It intentionally strays beyond the limits of theatre and dance, suggesting an outside and setting the possible into motion along an undecidable boundary between the body and language.
 Art & Language - Reality (Dark) Fragments (Light)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This monograph covers more than fifty years of creation by Art & Language, whose artists are at the origin of conceptual art. Through unpublished texts by Matthew Jesse Jackson and Art & Language, a transcript of their opera libretto Victorine, and an interview with the artist collective, this publication questions their journey, and more broadly, the relationship between contemporary art and conceptual art.
Alejandro Cesarco - Learning the Language (Present Continuous I)
2018
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
This catalogue stems from the artist's eponymous video project dedicated to Argentine pianist Margarita Fernández. The publication reproduces two texts from seminars given by Fernández, in which she gives an analysis of the filmic and musical writing taking the example of Robert Bresson's use of Franz Schubert's Sonata in A major.
Rémy Zaugg - Après Rémy Zaugg /  Avant Rémy Zaugg
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Rémy Zaugg's early work.
Actes du colloque arts & langage - Épreuves  contemporaines des relations textes & images
2018
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A contribution to the construction of a critical thought of the iconic economy of the relations between text, language and image.
Zin Taylor - Lavender Glass
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This monograph brings together nearly a decade of work, combining sculpture, installation, artist's book and writing. More specifically, the publication explores the themes of growth and training within the artist's conceptual practice, through a long interview conducted by writer and curator Dieter Roelstraete.
Rene Ricard - 1979-1980
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
Rene Ricard 1979-1980 is the first collection of American poet and artist Rene Ricard's poetry, first published by the Dia Art Foundation in 1979. This new edition presents, in a new format, both the original book design reproduced as a facsimile and the first French translation of Ricard's poems.


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