Art & science

 
 
Oceanography
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
forthcoming
Microbial oceanography as a means to better understand the conditions of life (and survival) in the Anthropocene era.
Climate Engineering
2021
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
2021
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.
Art et mathématiques - Modélisations mathématiques et transformations artistiques des données du réel
2021
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
forthcoming
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.
Raphael Hefti - Salutary Failures
2020
English edition
Lenz Press
forthcoming
First comprehensive monograph on Swiss artist Raphael Hefti.
Nicky Assman - La nature reconfigurée
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.
Hannes Rickli - Natures of Data - A Discussion between Biology, History and Philosophy of Science and Art
2020
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
A transdisciplinary discussion on the influence of computer-based technologies on the conditions of biological research.
Warren Neidich - The Glossary of Cognitive Activism - (For a Not So Distant Future)
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A dictionary designed as a tool for analysis and resistance to the new realities of neurocapitalism. With 285 definitions stemming from the fields of political philosophy, media studies and neuroscience.
Espace(s) - Le tumulte
2019
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
The great tumult of space.


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