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.
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
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.
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The unexplored relations between hypnosis, music and medicine in the 19th century, between the world of science and the world of art.
François Mangeol - À la recherche du bonheur
2021
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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).
Christian Fogarolli - Pneuma
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Alberta Pane
forthcoming
The Italian artist's research around the issues of normativity and the institutional stigmatization of mental illness.
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 - Books
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.
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.


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