Art & science

 
 
Mungo Thomson -
2023
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
forthcoming
First comprehensive monograph, surveying three key series spanning Mungo Thomson's investigations into mass culture and everyday perceptual experience.
Ramon Amaro - The Black Technical Object - On Machine Learning and the Aspiration of Black Being
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
A contemplation on the abstruse nature of machine learning, mathematics, and the deep incursion of racial hierarchy.
Climate Engineering
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
forthcoming
An inventory of the controversies surrounding the issue of geoengineering, as a set of the large-scale intervention into the earth's natural systems attempting to counter the adverse effects of climate change.
Microbiome
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
forthcoming
An update on the issues at stake in the study of the human microbiome (various bacteria, viruses and micro-organisms that compose the human body's ecosystem), shedding new light on the relationship between humankind and nature and the new micro-biopolitics we are now facing.
Richard Nonas - Collected printed matter 1971-2020
2023
English edition
Tonini Editore
forthcoming
138 records of artist’s books, catalogues, posters, invitation cards and ephemera (with an essay by Jan Meissner).
François Mangeol - À la recherche du bonheur
2022
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Christophe Daviet-Théry
forthcoming
François Mangeol appropriates Michel Houellebecq's Sérotonine and reduces it to only the letters representing the chemical symbols composing the neurotransmitter linked to the state of happiness (artist's book).
Andrey Tarkovsky - Solaris - Sound and Vision (book + vinyl LP + CD)
2022
English edition
Song Cycle Records
forthcoming
Collector's edition box set including the soundtrack realised by the great Russian composer Edward Artemiev for the Andrey Tarkovsky's masterpiece film Solaris (1972). The box comes with the remastered soundtrack in the vinyl and CD formats, and an exclusive luxurious photo book with unreleased images of the movie set and essays about music and cinema of the duo Artemiev/Tarkovsky.
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.
Friedrich Kittler - Mode protégé
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
A reflection on the domination of the software industry on our use of computers, which calls for a stimulating reinterpretation of materialism.
Nicolas Bernier - Sur le diapason - Autour d\'un cycle de création, entre son, science et lumière
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
The art of the tuning fork: the manifesto of the sound artist, performer and composer Nicolas Bernier.
Christian Fogarolli - Pneuma
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Alberta Pane
The Italian artist's research around the issues of normativity and the institutional stigmatization of mental illness.
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
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.
Imran Mir - A World that is not entirely Reflective but Contemplative
2022
English edition
Archive Books
A survey of the abstract and contemplative work of Pakistani artist Imran Mir (1950-2014), with fifteen essays.
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.
Paul-Armand Gette - Artémis & Paul-Armand Gette - 50 ans de rencontres & conversations
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
The very first major monograph of Paul-Armand Gette.
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.
Salomé Lamas - Gaia (book + vinyl LP)
2022
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A multi-format (a vinyl record, a publication and an installation) and multidisciplinary project with an approach between science, technology and the arts, in dialogue with contemporary thinkers. The vinyl LP gathers a set of sound pieces made by twelve musicians with whom Lamas collaborated.
Ursula Bogner - Sonne = Blackbox (vinyl LP)
2022
Faitiche
The reissue of the compositions for tape and voice of Ursula Bogner (1946-1994), scientist, phamarcian, artist, "outsider" experimental musician fascinated by Wilhelm Reich's work, whose archives were mysteriously discovered Jan Jelinek, compiled by Andrew Pekler.
Royden Rabinowitch -
2022
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A renewed approach to the history of sculpture and post-minimalism, based on the Royden Rabinowitch collection at MAMCO.
João Maria Gusmão - Terçolho
2022
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A new publishing project documenting the duo's artistic trajectory with a particular emphasis on their discursive production.
Fiction-Science
2022
French edition
Fiction-Science
Strandflat
The first issue of the annual journal dedicated to science-art dialogue.
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.
Oceanography
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
Microbial oceanography as a means to better understand the conditions of life (and survival) in the Anthropocene era.
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Attempting to explore the transdisciplinary aspects of artistic practice, this book revisits a tipping point in art history: the invention of preconceptual and minimal art forms by George Brecht, a chemical engineer and artist.
Céline Frigau Manning - Ce que la musique fait à l\'hypnose - Une relation spectaculaire au XIXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Œuvres en sociétés
The unexplored interactions between hypnosis, music and medicine in the 19th century, between the world of science and the world of art.
Emilio Vavarella - rs548049170_1_69869_TT
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A series of visual documents and theoretical inquires around the work rs548049170_1_69869_TT, a translation of artist Emilio Vavarella's genetic code into a fabric, using the 19th century Jacquard loom.
Thomas Tilly - Codex Amphibia (Phonotaxis) (CD)
2021
Aposiopèse
A new interpretation of the explosive frog breeding phenomenon.
Iglika Christova - Art & Microbiologie
2021
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Art & microbiology: an essay on the critical, ethical and historical dimensions that result from the entry of microorganisms into the creative process, between art and science.
Un autre monde///dans notre monde - Évocation contemporaine du réalisme fantastique – Tome 2
2021
French edition
Supernova - Art
A dive into the world of fantastic realism through the works of some twenty contemporary artists.
Mariateresa Sartori - Monde, dis-moi tout
2021
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Bruno
Three three pinhole photographic series by the Venetian artist who explores the possible interactions between artistic and scientific languages.
Raphael Hefti - Salutary Failures
2021
bilingual edition (English / German)
Lenz Press
First comprehensive monograph on Swiss artist Raphael Hefti (book printed by the artist himself with a specific technique making each copy a unique object).
Micol Assaël - Λ (Lambda)
2021
English edition
Nero
Λ (Lambda) is an artist book by Micol Assaël which collects a series of 72 drawings made by the artist starting in 2011 as a reflection on light.
Espace(s) - Mythologies individuelles
2021
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
This new issue of the CNES' creation magazine collects the individual mythologies of forty-five authors, artists and art critics and draws a subjective and engaged relationship to the space environment, often experienced as beyond the reach of ordinary mortals.
Paul-Armand Gette - Dessins supendus
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
A project by Paul-Armand Gette around the censorship of the Diane Chasseresse by the artist Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828), whose sex considered too naturalistic was plugged up and filled with bronze rods and then hammered in 1829 when it entered the national collections.
Paul-Armand Gette - Dessins supendus - Limited edition
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Limited edition with an original artwork signed by the artist.
Art et mathématiques - Modélisations mathématiques et transformations artistiques des données du réel
2021
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Since 2015, Yann Toma and Antoine Mandel have been bringing artists and mathematicians together at the Sorbonne. From these encounters between the two extremes of the conceptual were born the texts presented here which highlight new forms of creation, representation and action on the real.
Claudia Losi - Voce a vento (book + vinyl LP)
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
Voce a vento (a vinyl LP + an artist's book) represents the result of a choral, visual and performative intervention realized by Claudia Losi in the Cilento countryside in Southern Italy in 2018.
Nicky Assman - The Reconfigured Nature
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
Set alongside guest contributions, this catalogue offers, from the works of the two Dutch artists Nicky Assmann and Jan Robert Leegte, a fresh take on the fundamental concept of nature, in an age when science and technology are capable of replicating its phenomena.
Nanna Debois Buhl - Cloud Behavior
2020
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A study of clouds through photographs, drawings, essays, and interviews.
Espace(s) - Le Grand Jeu
2020
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
The 19th issue of the CNES' creation magazine has committed its contributors, and now commits its readers, to embark on the Great Space Game.
Henri Atlan - Life as it goes - A conversation with Henri Atlan
2020
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A journey through the life and way of thinking of the French intellectual, medical biologist, philosopher and writer.
Andreas Züst - Pursuit of Wonders
2020
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
From 1970s to his death in 2000, scientist, artist and art collector Andreas Züst spent time in Greenland, photographing ice in its most diverse forms. This publication gathers a selection from this extensive collection, alongside contextual essays.
Jérôme Lamy - La base spatiale d\'Hammaguir - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #1
2020
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Michel Beretti, author, Jérôme Lamy, sociologist, and Élise Parré, artist, joined in a yearlong research project initiated by the Observatoire de l'Espace (the cultural laboratory of the French Space Agency) around the birth of the French space technology and its first spaceport in Hammaguir, Algeria.
Tom Holert - Knowledge Beside Itself - Contemporary Art\'s Epistemic Politics
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A study on the role of research and knowledge production in today's contemporary art, and the growing relevance of art as conduit of knowledge.
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.
Janek Simon - Synthetic Folklore
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This monographic catalogue maps and decodes fifteen years of an artistic practice oriented towards DIY strategies and new technologies, investigating manifold spaces of reflections with a powerful political and theoretical radicality.
Margaret Cavendish - Observations upon Experimental Philosophy
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Clinamen
Four texts about the sky by Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673), English aristocrat, writer, philosopher and scientist whose salon was home to Descartes, Hobbes and Gassendi, precursor of feminism and author of one of the first works of science fiction.
Noémie Étienne - Les Autres et les ancêtres - Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d’Arthur C. Parker à New York, 1900
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An in-depth study of the diorama in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, a place for the creation and mediation of knowledge but also for the political construction of history, between art, anthropology and natural sciences.
Stéphane Van Damme - Seconde nature - Rematérialiser les sciences de Bacon à Tocqueville
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
By renewing the dialogue with anthropology, this book invites the history of science to be refounded on other, more humanistic bases.
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