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Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
forthcoming
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
forthcoming
Makoto Fujiwara - Stone and Makoto
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
forthcoming
Monograph of the Japanese stone sculptor.
Michel Henritzi - Micro Japon
2021
French edition
Lenka lente
Michel Henritzi's collection of interviews provides a rich portrait of the experimental music scene in Japan.
Seiji Morimoto - Ring + balance / Solo with background (vinyl LP)
2021
Edition Telemark
A split LP featuring two complementary experimental sound performances.
Tomoko Sauvage - Fischgeist (vinyl LP)
2020
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The third solo album by Paris-based Japanese experimental musician and sound artist Tomoko Sauvage, recorded in a former water tank in Berlin, a building with a special architecture and acoustics.
Izumi Kato -
2020
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Perrotin
This luxurious monograph presents a wide selection of works by Izumi Kato, Japanese painter and sculptor known for his mysterious representations of human figures with primitive aesthetics, alongside exhibition views. It is accompanied by four original critical texts and a poem by the artist.
Masayuki Takayanagi - Axis/Another Revolvable Thing 1 (vinyl LP)
2020
Blank Forms - Records
Reissue of a classic example of Masayuki Takayanagi's “non section music” from 1975.
Masayuki Takayanagi - Axis/Another Revolvable Thing 2 (vinyl LP)
2020
Blank Forms - Records
Reissue of a classic example of Masayuki Takayanagi's “non section music” from 1975.
Masayuki Takayanagi - Axis/Another Revolvable Thing 1 + 2 (2 CD)
2020
Blank Forms - Records
Reissue of a classic example of Masayuki Takayanagi's “non section music” from 1975.
Fanny Drugeon - Shimabuku - Cuban Samba Remix (Remix by Kassin with Arto Lindsay) / Sculpture for Octopuses: exploring for their favorite colours / With Octopus
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Franche-Comté - Conferences series
The transcription of a lecture by Fanny Drugeon on three installations by Japanese artist Shimabuku.
Japanese Expanded Cinema and Intermedia - Critical Texts of the 1960s
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A collection of commissionned translations of a selection of key texts about Intermedia and Expanded Cinema in Japan.
Nakako Hayashi - Here and There - Collage Issue
2020
bilingual edition (English / Japanese)
miscellaneous
Nieves
The 13th issue of Nakako Hayashi's graphic journal, on the theme of collage.
 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.
Mieko Meguro - Julia (Uncovered) - The work of Julia Scher – a conversation
2019
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
A talk between three artists around Julia Scher's work.
Kaoru Tashiro - Cloud Atlas / Vertical Study (CD)
2019
Sub Rosa
Cloud Atlas is a collection of 10 short pieces composed by Toshi Ichiyanaghi between 1985 to 1999. Vertical Study gathers rare pieces composed by Claude Ledoux. Both are performed by Japanese pianist Kaoru Tashiro.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Fourier au Japon
2019
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Charles Fourier review
The reception of Charles Fourier's thought in Japan.
 EYƎ - This Bird Know Rabit
2019
no text
Nieves
Artist's book.
Daisuke Kosugi - A False Weight
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
Part of The New Sanctuary, the Satellite Programme 12 devised by Laura Herman for the Jeu de Paume and the CAPC, A False Weight is published in conjunction with the exhibition by Daisuke Kosugi, an intimate project on the disabled body, supported by a reflection on the architecture of the home.
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.
Keiichi Tanaami - Mirror\'s Surface
2019
no text
United Dead Artists
The Japanese master's new large-format artist's book: a graphic hallucination on 40 pages of Bichrocolor collage drawings.
Masayuki Takayanagi - April is the cruellest month (CD)
2019
Blank Forms - Records
Masayuki Takayanagi's legendary “lost” album.
Stephen Barber - Film\'s Ghosts - Tatsumi Hijikata\'s Butoh and the Transmutation of 1960s Japan
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An essential book for readers engaged with film and performance, urban cultures and architecture, and Japan's experimental art and its histories.


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