art & language

 
 
Paul Elliman - The Heralds - Un appel et peut-être une réponse (vinyl LP)
2019
French edition
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.
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
Catalogue rassemblant une sélection d'œuvres et de vues d'exposition et un récit inédit de l'écrivaine française Mona Thomas, qui propose un regard littéraire sur l'œuvre engagée et percutante d'Anne-Lise Coste.
Giorgio Azzariti - In Search of a Language - A Journey through Peter Märkli\'s Imaginary
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cosa Mentale
restocking in progress
currently out of stock
A rereading of the work of the Swiss architect.
 Keren Cytter & Antonio Grulli - Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Diary
2019
English edition
Humboldt Books
A travel diary / a screenplay.
Robin Hayward - Words of Paradise (vinyl LP – Picture Disc)
2019
French edition
Edition Telemark
currently out of stock
A composition for brass chamber ensemble that explores the origins of language and its relationship with music.
 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.
Alejandro Cesarco - Learning the Language (Present Continuous I)
2018
trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
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.
 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.
Rémy Zaugg - Après Rémy Zaugg /  Avant Rémy Zaugg
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Rémy Zaugg's early work.
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.
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.
Les Écritures bougées - Une anthologie
2018
French edition
Mix
An anthology of texts by writers, artists, choreographers, poets and performers who think about the relationships between body, writing and textuality.
Andro Wekua -
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph.
Vincent Bonin - D\'un discours qui ne serait pas du semblant / Actors, Networks, Theories
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
This book examines the notion of deferred receptions of theories and art through language, context and translations.Vincent Bonin explores the gap between the publication of a text in one language and that of its translation (using the example of the French Theory), or between the inaugural presentation of an artwork in one context and its subsequent display. A critical reflection on the discourses surrounding contemporary art practices.
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.
Keren Cytter - The Furious Hamster
2018
English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.
Daphné Le Sergent - Géopolitique de l\'oubli
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Daphné Le Sergent's “Geopolitics of Oblivion” exhibition focuses on the technical language. The catalogue takes the form of a photography-drawing manual built on the notion of separation.
Emilio Prini - A Visual Bibliography
2018
English edition
Nero
currently out of stock
A collection of visual incursions by Italian artist Emilio Prini in dozens of exhibition catalogues and print publications over the course of five decades. Meticulously researched, and yet necessarily incomplete, this book is a glimpse into the subtlety with which Prini turned each engagement with the world of ideas into a joust for mastery over space, time, and form.
Damir Očko - Dicta
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
This catalogue revolves around a project by Damir Očko inspired by the works of Brecht and Orwell. The Croatian artist produced a video collage reflecting on the impoverishment of language in the public space.
Anne-Lise Coste - Oil Paintings and Pastel Drawings
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Nieves
A new series of oil paintings and pastel drawings, with vivid colors and a child-like spirit.
Pascal Dombis -
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Supernova
Pascal Dombis's monograph spans 25 years of digital creations exploring the excess, repetition and unpredictability of technological processes. The publication includes a large iconography (200 images), an interview with the artist, two specially-commissioned essays and a collection of articles from 2002-2015 reviewing Dombis's constant evolution.
 Sharka Hyland & Marcelline Delbecq - What Reading Makes You See
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Roven - books
Conversations is a monographic collection of interviews focusing on an artist's drawing practice. For this first book, Sharka Hyland answers the questions of Marcelline Delbecq, two artists whose practices converge in their interest in writing, reading, images, and language. A discussion that fosters a unique look at Sharka Hyland's work.
Heman Chong - Ifs, Ands, or Buts
2018
bilingual edition (English / Simplified Chinese)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The catalogue for Heman Chong's first solo museum exhibition in mainland China, at the Rockbund Art Museum, provides an insightful and critical look into the Singaporean artist's recent practice.