Art & animality

 
 
Horst Bredekamp - Les fenêtres de la monade - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Art et théâtre de la nature
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Art historian and philosopher Horst Bredekamp reveals the importance of visual analysis and the central role of images in the development of the philosophical thought of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Relying mainly on the Leibnizian concept of the monad and on the Theater of Nature and Art, elaborated by the German philosopher and scientist from 1671 until his death, Bredekamp places Leibniz as a precursor of the theory of the image.
Jean Painlevé - Feet in the Water
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, the first major retrospective in France on the filmmaker and biologist specializing in underwater fauna Jean Painlevé (1902-1989), considered one of the founding fathers of scientific cinema and a source of inspiration for the avant-gardes and the surrealist movement.
Christiane Geoffroy - Climatic Species
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Artist's books
Both a cinematographic work diary, a travel diary and a private diary, Climatic Species is made up of multiple stories where each thread unfurls at its own rhythm.
Celestino Piatti - Hamsters
2022
no text
Nieves
This small volume features drawings created by by the famous Swiss illustrator for Basler Rabattmarke BKG Liga.
Lee Bul - Beginning
2022
bilingual edition (English / Korean)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This monograph surveys the first decade of the legendary Korean artist's career from 1987 to 1998.
Agnès Rosse - Le Zoo vidé
2022
French edition
Naima
Le Zoo vidé ("The Emptied Zoo") is an artist's project about large land mammals that Agnès Rosse went to visit in zoos, in their natural environment and at the National Museum of Natural History: a protean set of texts, videos, drawings, paintings and objects made in various places between 2009 and 2018.
Nicholas Mangan - Termite Economies
2021
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
This publication assembles three phases of Termite Economies, a major series of artworks produced between 2018 and 2020 by the Australian artist Nicholas Mangan.
Eduardo Kac - Télescope intérieur
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Télescope intérieur narrates the creation of Inner telescope, an artwork by Eduardo Kac, realized aboard the International Space Station.
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.
Rop van Mierlo - Bench Players
2021
no text
Nieves
(last copies available!)
A series of failed, rejected, or unused animals from Rop van Mierlo's archive; the reserve bench animals.
Résonances - Le Louvre à La Réunion
2021
French edition
varia
The Louvre invites itself to Reunion Island: a dialogue between the collections of the island's five museums and those of the Department of Graphic Arts.
 Maciunas Ensemble - YoplaBoum + Permanent Wave (2 vinyl LP + CD)
2021
Edition Telemark
Five rare pieces from the minimalist "rhythmic drone" period of the early 1980s of the ensemble founded by Paul Panhuysen, Remko Scha and Jan van Riet, reissued for the first time.
 Shimabuku - The 165-metre Mermaid and Other Stories
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Conceived in close collaboration with Shimabuku, this new publication tells of the poetic actions conducted during his travels, between his native Japan and Monaco via Brazil, Australia, and many other lands (with texts by the artist, Nicolas Bourriaud, Claire Le Restif and Rirkrit Tiravanija).
Michele Sibiloni - Nsenene
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Michele Sibiloni photographs the harvest of bush crickets in Uganda, between local traditions and questions about a global future.
Simone Forti - News Animations
2021
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Thomas Tilly - Codex Amphibia (Phonotaxis) (CD)
2021
Aposiopèse
A new interpretation of the explosive frog breeding phenomenon.
Anne Van der Linden - Amour vache
2021
French edition
Eretic-art
A retrospective of Anne Van der Linden's paintings and drawings from 2015 to 2020.
Heba Y. Amin - Research/Practice - The General\'s Stork
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Research/Practice
The General's Stork explores historical accounts of biblical prophecies, colonial narratives, and the politics of technological warfare in the Middle East from a bird's eye view.
Carlos Casas - Cemetery - Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond
2021
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Cemetery. Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond compiles a selection of the visual and research materials accumulated during the development of the film and project Cemetery (2009–2019).
Laurent Le Deunff - L\'incroyable
2021
French edition
L'Incroyable - Books
An illustrated portrait of Laurent Le Deunff through interviews with various personalities, artists, filmmaker, philosopher and art critics.
Hermann Nitsch - Traubenfleisch (2 vinyl LP)
2020
Tochnit Aleph
Presenting the first perfomance of Hermann Nitsch's grand and large-scale “Traubenfleisch” symphony.
Alfio Tommasini - Via Lactea
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Agricultural landscapes and portraits of the Swiss Alps: a fascinating visual study of the relationship between humans, animals and topography in the context of a rapidly changing agriculture and dairy industry.
Nanna Debois Buhl - Cloud Behavior
2020
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A study of clouds through photographs, drawings, essays, and interviews.
Ursula Biemann -
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CCS (Centre culturel suisse Paris)
A notebook based on Ursula Biemann's latest film, Acoustic Ocean, an expedition to the depths of the Arctic Ocean in search of interspecies communications.
Theater, Garden, Bestiary - A Materialist History of Exhibitions
2019
English edition
ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design)
A transdisciplinary history of exhibitions.
Thomas Braida - La bava sul cuscino - Sculptures funzionali e fantastiche / Functional and fantastic sculptures
2019
Italian edition
Le Dictateur Press - Artists' books & editions / catalogues
Fanzine / artist's book.
Melissa McCarthy - Sharks, Death, Surfers - An Illustrated Companion
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An unprecedented transdisciplinary study dedicated to the deathly relationship between sharks and surfers, initiated from a thorough analysis of newspaper obituaries.
Guillaume Pinard - Du Fennec au Sahara
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
First monograph.
Bioart et éthique
2019
French edition
CQFD
Cross perspectives by bioartists, philosophers and art theoreticians around the link between bioart and ethics.
Carlos Casas - Mutia (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Matière Mémoire
35.00 29.00 €
An album conceived by Carlos Casas from the sound materials recorded during the making of his film Cemetery (about the last journey of an elephant in the Sri Lankan jungle, a meditative and hallucinatory oeuvre between animist documentary, adventure film and experimental cinema), extending the immersive experience of the film.
Carlos Casas - Mutia - Limited Artist Edition (3 vinyl LP)
2019
Matière Mémoire
55.00 46.00 €
An album conceived by Carlos Casas from the sound materials recorded during the making of his film Cemetery (about the last journey of an elephant in the Sri Lankan jungle, a meditative and hallucinatory oeuvre between animist documentary, adventure film and experimental cinema), extending the immersive experience of the film. This artist's edition includes a hand numbered bonus LP, an art print and a dowload code for an exclusive 99' bonus track.
Monster Chetwynd - The Supreme Deluxe Essential Monster Chetwynd Handbook
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Retrospective monograph, 2007-2018.
Jiří Georg Dokoupil - That\'s How We Live, Always Saying Goodbye - The Leopard Paintings
2019
bilingual edition (English / German)
WDPress / Éditions Moon Rainbow
Dokoupil's Leopard Paintings.
Amalia Pica - Please Listen Hurry Others Speak Better
2019
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This catalogue accompanies three solo exhibitions in which two threads in Amelia Pica's practice are brought together: communication between humans and exchange between species. It includes a series of essays on animal rights and the artistic practice of the Argentine artist, as well as documents and an iconographic ensemble.
Espace art actuel - Animal Point of View
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Espace art actuel
This issue offers various approaches to what the animal point of view can be, through a set of contributions that reflect on this new relational state in which animals can take part in the artistic activity.
Aurélien Barrau - Sur son visage sombre - Échange sur les animaux
2018
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
Interview with influential astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau on animal welfare and related issues, including ecology and vegetarianism.
Paul Panhuysen - Long String Installations (3 vinyl LP)
2018
Edition Telemark
(last copies available!)
68.00 59.00 €
3 vinyl LP edition presenting solely unreleased recordings of Panhuysen's famous long string installations. It documents the period 1982-2012, and includes a posthumous track from 2017. With liner notes by Rolf Sachsse and Stephan Wunderlich, and richly illustrated inner sleeves.
Anne Van der Linden - Zoo
2018
French edition
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of paintings by Anne Van Der Linden, exhibited at Galerie Corinne Bonnet in 2018, published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
CEC (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
CEC (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.
Peter Schuyff - Sculptures / Beavers
2018
English edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Artists' books & editions
A series of wood carvings by Peter Schuyff, reproduced on a scale of 1:10, alongside a short sorry by Arthur Miller staging the relationship between man and beaver.
Katja Novitskova - Ringier 2017
2018
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
A visual tour de force (artist's book).
Alex Hanimann - Trapped
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
This publication gathers a series of snapshots of domestic and exotic animals, mostly taken at night by automatically triggered “camera traps”.
Alain Séchas - Passe-temps
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
MASC (Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix)
This book revisits the oeuvre of Alain Séchas as a whole, with a particular focus on the works produced over the past decade—most notably his paintings and drawings.
Marie-Pierre Brunel - Asuras
2018
no text
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of drawings by Marie-Pierre Brunel published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.
Michael Günzburger - Contact
2018
English edition (texts in English, German, Latin)
Edition Patrick Frey
This publication features a series of lithographs which captured impressions of wild animals. This technique was developed by artist Michael Günzburger to explore with directness and immediacy the physical energy of bestiality. The series is accompanied by a text by writer Lukas Bärfuss which takes the reader on an expedition up through northern woods all the way to the frozen wilderness of an island in the North Sea.
Tomás Saraceno - Arachnid Orchestra - Jam Sessions (+ CD)
2018
English edition
varia
This catalogue is conceived as a continuation and circulation of Saraceno's eponymous sound project: The artist uses spider webs as musical instruments embodying the incredible structural properties of the spider's silk, but also the spider's sophisticated mode of communication through vibrations. Saraceno recorded jam sessions between arachnids and musicians, included in this publication, as well as documentation, essays, and a manifesto.
Eduardo Kac - Télescope intérieur - Une œuvre spatiale d\'Eduardo Kac (DVD)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
In February 2016, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet produced aboard the ISS an artwork by Eduardo Kac, entitled Inner Telescope. This film documents the conception and the realization of the very first artistic performance in Space.
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