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Art & game

 
 
Vincent Corpet - Tarot game - Cards by Vincent Corpet
2022
French edition
MASC (Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix)
forthcoming
Tarot deck of 78 cards drawn by Vincent Corpet from a series of paintings made in 2010.
Benjamin Lavigne - Le Petit Surhomme des jeux vidéo et la gamification du monde - Éthique de la manipulation par l’interactivité ludique
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The Nietzschean notion of superman and the very real effects of the virtual, the networks, the digital image and the video game in human interrelationships: a striking essay resulting from the posthumously defended thesis of Benjamin Lavigne (1981-2020), which draws up a singular, committed and rigorous critic of the technological foundations of contemporary society.
Ericka Beckman - Fair Game
2022
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph, highlighting the topicality of the issues that run through all of Ericka Beckman's work over some forty years.
Benjamin Lavigne - Le Petit Surhomme des jeux vidéo et la gamification du monde - Éthique de la manipulation par l’interactivité ludique
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The Nietzschean notion of superman and the very real effects of the virtual, the networks, the digital image and the video game in human interrelationships: a striking essay resulting from the posthumously defended thesis of Benjamin Lavigne (1981-2020), which draws up a singular, committed and rigorous critic of the technological foundations of contemporary society.
Bagarres
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The first issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Matthieu Saladin - Les multiples de Eins, Un, One (postcards)
2021
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Lendroit éditions
Set of 8 postcards proposing each one the pattern (to cut oneself) of one of the 8 dice present in Robert Filliou's source installation Eins, Un, One.
Frédéric Forté - Questions obliques (card game)
2021
French edition
varia
Created by the author-poet Frédéric Forté, the "Questions obliques" cards, with their three levels of difficulty, question the visitor of an exhibition on his perception of an artwork.
Steffani Jemison - Mikrokosmos - Another time, this time, one time (vinyl LP)
2020
varia
Formed in 2016 as the collaborative platform of composer Justin Hicks and artist Steffani Jemison, Mikrokosmos mines the history of Black music. This ongoing project has manifested in many forms: workshop, study session, concert, listening session, book, prompt, score. “Another time, this time, one time,” the first Mikrokosmos LP, uses Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson's “We Almost Lost Detroit” (1977) as the raw material for R&B songwriting.
The New Model - An Inquiry
2020
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This catalogue stems from an exhibition program which investigated the heritage of the 1968 project The Model, for which Stockholm's Moderna Museet was transformed into an adventure playground for children.
 Yuya Tsukahara + contact Gonzo - Transphère - Watching you surf on beautiful accidents
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
The catalogue of the first exhibition in France of the Japanese performers' collective contact Gonzo.
Sidsel Meineche Hansen - Second Sex War
2020
English edition
Paraguay Press
Stemming from a series of works by Sidsel Meineche Hansen, this monographic catalogue offers a range of perspectives on urgent issues around gender, sexuality and labour in the digital age.
These are Situationist Times! - An Inventory of Reproductions, Deformations, Modifications, Derivations, and Transformations
2020
English edition
Torpedo
An in-depth history of the landmark situationist international periodical edited by artist Jacqueline de Jong from 1962–67. This lavishly illustrated publication features many previously unseen archival material, historical texts and new commissioned contributions.
Olivier Suter - Children
2019
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A collection of photographs of children who grew up to become famous in a variety of fields, from literature to arts, sports, politics, and even crime. A photographic “Guess Who” of the 20th century in the making.
Oscar Oiwa - Transphère - Rio, Tokyo, Paris – Cities, Games
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
MCJP (Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris)
Rio, Tokyo, Paris: Oscar Oiwa, Brazilian artist of Japanese origin, draws from these three Olympic cities to which he is personally bound, a matter to question the world of today, inviting us to dive into his half-realistic mid-fantasy universe, where sometimes point humor and nostalgia.
Andréas Kündig - Besognes pour visiteurs de musée (card game)
2019
French edition
MAMCO
A card game for young museum visitors imagined by cartoonist Andreas Kündig and the MAMCO.
Ben Thorp Brown - The Arcadia Center
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Part of The New Sanctuary, the Satellite Programme 12 devised by Laura Herman, The Arcadia Center is published in conjunction with the exhibition of work by Ben Thorp Brown, which calls for an architectural experience inspired by ancient mythology and the fields of psychology and neuroscience.
Adam Higton - Who am I?
2019
English edition
Nieves
A children's book conceived by illustrator Adam Higton. It's small square size was inspired by the Pixi children's books and by the Nupuset series from Petomies.
Rémy Zaugg - Après Rémy Zaugg /  Avant Rémy Zaugg
2018
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Rémy Zaugg's early work.
Simple Gift
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tombolo Presses
A visual  sprechgesang opera by Florent Dubois arranged by officeabc, with a libretto by Jill Gasparina, Stephen Knott, Aurèle Nourisson, Joël Riff, and Guiral & Domingues.
L\'Hospice des Mille-Cuisses - Expériences de guérison (coffret)
2018
French edition
CAN (Centre d'Art Neuchâtel)
A game of cards and strategy whose goal is to bring out his or her rival from the Hospital, a place of freedom without boundaries. Players will have to use alternative medicine, electroshock, trade union struggle and occult forces to succeed.
 Silvia Maglioni & Graeme Thomson - Dark Matter Cinema Tarot (box set)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers
Limited edition box set including a divinatory tarot game designed by filmmakers Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson. The usual cards are replaced by a selection of 78 photograms from the history of cinema (numbered and signed copies).
Toilet Paper - Limited edition (+ puzzle)
2018
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Toilet Paper
Limited edition, with an exclusive Toilet Paper puzzle.
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.
Palais - Another Banana Day for the Dream-Fish
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
Issue #27 of Palais is devoted to the exhibition “Another banana day for the dream-fish” at the Palais de Tokyo (June-September 2018). This exhibition brings together the works of some thirty artists and craftsmen on the theme of childhood fantasy.
Guillaume Pilet - My Life as a Parade
2018
English edition
CCS (Centre culturel suisse Paris)
This publication presents a series of some forty autobiographical drawings in pencil, ink and watercolor. The artist chose to recount his life as a children's story, flicking through fleeting memories, dramatic events, and brief anecdotes.
Yan Marchand - Martin Heidegger\'s Grouch
2018
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Questioning the meaning of one's existence with Martin Heidegger (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Mara Züst - Would you rather…
2017
English edition
Nieves
This book is a reinterpretation of the classic children's picture book by English Author and Illustrator John Burningham from 1979, illustrating the preference game “Would you rather”… With enchanting drawings made out of sand by Carolina Cerbaro.
Emanuele Quinz - Le cercle invisible - Environnements, systèmes, dispositifs
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
The essays gathered in this volume explore interactivity in art, in a historical and interdisciplinary perspective.
Anaël Lejeune - La théorie à l\'œuvre - L\'art conceptuel américain
2017
French edition
(SIC) - Continental Rift
Conceptual art in the United States (1965-1975): theoretical tools and European influence.
Claus Pias - Computer Game Worlds
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Sequenzia
Why do computer games exist? A historical and epistemological study of the computer game.
 Bureau d\'investigation photographique - Kyrielle
2017
no text
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
This leporello is the result of a collective photographic stream of consciousness based on a project lead by the Bureau d'investigation photographique: In random order, each member of the group opts for an image to which the following member answers by association and according to his own subjectivity.
Nathalie Novi - Dr. Freud, Fish Whisperer
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Discovering the id, ego, and superego with Dr. Freud (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Annie Claustres - Objets emblèmes, objets du don - Enjeux postmodernes de la culture matérielle, de 1964 à nos jours
2017
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Postmodernism and gift culture: everyday objects in contemporary art since the 1960s.
Peter Wezel - Nepomuk
2017
no text
Nieves
First published in 1964, this wordless and colorful picture book is a tale of friendship between a pink bird and an orange fish. The illustrations by Swiss artist Peter Wezel are rendered with a deliberate childlike naiveté which will delight children and adults alike.
Valérie Mréjen - Images en quête d\'histoires
2017
French edition
Le Plateau / Frac Île-de-France
A collection of 37 postcards based on family pictures gathered by the participants of a collective workshop held by the artist and writer Valérie Mréjen. The postcards tell two fictitious family stories, which the reader can freely rearrange to create his own narrative.
Anne-Margot Ramstein - Albert Einstein\'s Bright Ideas
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
The young Albert Einstein has a very important job: he must deliver electricity to the big Oktoberfest celebration in Munich. As he hurries from one merry-go-round to another, nothing seems to be going as planned. With his sister, Maja, Heinrich the dog, and Niels Bohr, a qualified dwarf-thrower, can he win a battle against the laws of the universe? The key just may lie in the question of whether a dumpling can fly faster than light (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Vincent Sorel - Diogenes the Dog-Man
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Diogenes as a dog (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Jean-Marc Huitorel - Une forme olympique - Sur l\'art, le sport, le lieu
2017
bilingual edition (texts in French and in English)
varia
Constructed around three themes—an essay, a series of interviews, and an exhibition catalogue—this publication studies the links between contemporary art and sport with a specific focus on the notion of game.
Ed Fornieles - Micro Unit of Two
2017
English edition
Cura. - Cura.books
Quoting excerpts from Keller Easterling's 2014 essay Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, this coloring book tells the story of two characters, a fox (the artist) and a cat, and their special relationship, made of exotic travels, dreams and nightmares, struggles and desires.
 Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys - I Piccoli Pupazzi Sporchi di Pruppà
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Following the artists' previous series of life-size puppets in Die Schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern, this new publication presents a collection of one hundred sixty-four small puppets, each having a unique look.
Allan McCollum - Works - 1968-1977
2017
English edition
Petzel
This catalogue brings together a selection of early paintings by the american artist, accompanied by an essay illustrated with archival images.
Jean-Louis Boissier - L\'écran comme mobile
2016
French edition
MAMCO - Historical essays & contemporary archives
The Futures of Screen: an aesthetic and technical analysis.
Alain Séchas - Arty Charade
2016
French edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
A set of charades invented by Alain Séchas and illustrated with original drawings.
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