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Kazuki Tomokawa - Try Saying You\'re Alive!
2021
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
forthcoming
A memoir by Kawasaki-based writer and musician Kazuki Tomokawa, Try Saying You're Alive! offers a semi-fictionalized account of the vibrant Tokyo underground that he has been at the center of since the 1970s.
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
Ayami Awazuhara - Window / Spacetime
2021
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Window / Spacetime is a portrait of the city of Berlin. A variety of shops that have names of countries and cities refer to different faraway places and invite the reader on an imaginary journey. Dis- and misplacing distant memories of the past triggers a yearning sense of other destinations within the everyday scenarios.
 Shimabuku - The 165-metre Mermaid and Other Stories
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Conceived in close collaboration with Shimabuku, this new publication tells of the poetic actions conducted during his travels, between his native Japan and Monaco via Brazil, Australia, and many other lands (with texts by the artist, Nicolas Bourriaud, Claire Le Restif and Rirkrit Tiravanija).
Makoto Fujiwara - Stone and Makoto
2021
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A sculptor's life: on the career and innovations of Makoto Fujiwara.
Takashi Homma - Tokyo and my Daughter
2021
no text
Nieves
The complete edition of Takashi Homma's acclaimed homage.
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.
Daisuke Ichiba - Haze
2020
no text
White Rabbit Prod - Pool of Tears
A collection of drawings by Daisuke Ichiba published in Pool Of Tears, a series of small format artist's books.
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.
 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.
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.


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