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Reiner Schürmann - The Place of the Symbolic - Essays on Art and Politics
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Place of the Symbolic brings together Reiner Schürmann's essays on the nexus between art and politics.
Reiner Schürmann - Lecture - Vol. 12 – Luther – The Origin of Modern Self-Consciousness
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
First of 29 volumes of Reiner Schürmann's so far unpublished lecture notes on the history of western thought, this publication traces the rise of self-consciousness in its modern form and function, with Luther as the central figure of Schürmann's study.
Reiner Schürmann - Lire Marx
2023
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
forthcoming
Schürmann's lecture on Marx emphasizes the philosophical axis of the German theoretician's work and reads it as a transcendental materialism.
Traces de guerre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Perceptions
forthcoming
An approach of the war by its traces.
Reiner Schürmann - Heidegger\'s De(con)struction of Metaphysics
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
forthcoming
The Heideggerien deconstruction of metaphysics by Reiner Schürmann.
Dialogical Imaginations - Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
A transdisciplinary reevaluation of the dialogical character of humanism.
Swamps and the New Imagination - On the Future of Cohabitation in Art, Architecture and Philosophy
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An exploration of the "swampy" zone between the human and the other forms of life that make up his ecosystem and his environment, at the intersection of art, architecture and philosophy, in the perspective of a posthumanist ecology.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
Sven Lütticken - Objections - Forms of Abstraction, Volume 1
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
Forms of Abstraction engages with abstraction not as a formal option in art, or as an airy theoretical speculation, but as an operational force that has redesigned our world, and continues to do so.
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Georges Didi-Huberman - Movements of Air - The Photographs from Étienne-Jules Marey’s Wind Tunnels
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
The book "Movements of Air" reprints the breathtaking pictures of Étienne-Jules Marey, that he took between 1899 and 1901 during his scientific experiments with moving air and smoke, and complements them with two essays of Georges Didi-Huberman and Laurent Mannoni. 
Pierre Montebello - Deleuze, esthétiques - La honte d\'être un homme
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Fama
The aesthetics of Gilles Deleuze.
Éric Alliez - Duchamp avec (et contre) Lacan - Essai de mutologie queer
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Between art history, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Éric Alliez thinks afresh about the questions of eroticism and gender posed by Marcel Duchamp's "desiring machines", based on an audacious analysis of the relationship between language (from wordplay to theoretical notes in Duchamp's notebooks and writings) and plastic materiality in his work.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Alger-Tokyo - Des émissaires de l\'anticolonialisme en Asie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A transversal vision of the affirmation of a global Afro-Asian South through the anti-colonial resistance and war diplomacy of Algerians in Asia and Japan, bringing together history, politics, political philosophy, and poetics.
Zoran Terzić - Idiocracy - The Culture of the New Idiot
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Zoran Terzić's wide-ranging and sharply detailed essay takes up the cultural-historical figure of the idiot and follows its numerous appearances throughout intellectual history in an examination of the art of idiocy that extends outside the hypertrophic present.
Vincent Beaubois - La zone obscure - Vers une pensée mineure du design
2022
French edition
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A philosophical manifesto for a "minor thought of design", as a vector of intensification and problematization of our relationship to the world.
Andrea Pinotti - Culture visuelle - Images, regards, médias, dispositifs
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A comprehensive survey of visual studies and visual culture, from its origins in art history to the current perspectives opened by new technologies, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Horst Bredekamp - Les fenêtres de la monade - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Art et théâtre de la nature
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Art historian and philosopher Horst Bredekamp reveals the importance of visual analysis and the central role of images in the development of the philosophical thought of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Relying mainly on the Leibnizian concept of the monad and on the Theater of Nature and Art, elaborated by the German philosopher and scientist from 1671 until his death, Bredekamp places Leibniz as a precursor of the theory of the image.
Klima - Liquid Futures
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
The fifth issue of the transversal journal, at the crossroads of art and thought, political philosophy, gender studies and academic knowledge, is devoted to the theme of water and fluids.
Michael Marder - La pensée végétale - Une philosophie de la vie des plantes
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Vegetal life at the forefront of philosophical thought.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the Antipolitical series).
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.
Brian Massumi - Pensée en acte - Vingt propositions pour la recherche-création
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
20 proposals for the intersection of artistic practice and research in academic milieu.
Intersubjectivity - Vol. 3 – Relative Intimacies
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Technology, intimacy and alternative intersubjectivities.
François Piron - Ce que Sylvère Lotringer n\'écrivait pas
2022
French edition
Paraguay Press
A book of interviews with Sylvère Lotringer.
Reiner Schürmann - Modern Philosophies of the Will
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Through Kant, Nietzsche, and Heidegger, this seminar traces the development of the relation between the will and the law as self-given.
Reiner Schürmann - Le principe d\'anarchie - Heidegger et la question de l\'agir
2022
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
The relation between being and acting and the principle of anarchy in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
Rodrigo Karmy Bolton - The Future is Inherited - Fragments of a Chile in Revolt
2022
English edition
Errant Bodies - Doormats
A collection of articles and essays around the Chilean popular rebellion initiated in 2019.
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.
Enfermements
2022
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Various approaches (historical, philosophical, psychoanalytical, but also artistic) on the experience of confinement, from incarceration to sanitary lockdown.
Klima - Worlding with the virtual
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
Composed in collaboration with the Fabbula research group, this issue deals with the question of the virtual and its interweaving with the real. It begins by referring to the notion of "worlding", initiated by Donna Haraway.
Nakai Masakazu - Introduction à l\'esthétique
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first translation into French of a work by the Japanese philosopher, this book, based on photography and cinema, in dialogue with Cassirer, Heidegger, Marx and the authors of the Frankfurt School, proposes an aesthetic of resistance and rebound that is inseparable from the body and the struggles it involves.
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
Lionel Ruffel - The Contemporary Condition - I Can’t Sleep
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
An attempt to feel and investigate the quality of time, with references to Jonathan Crary, Paul B. Preciado, Charles Baudelaire, and Walter Benjamin.
Anne-Françoise Schmid - Topographie discrète - Scénario pour un texte sans dimensions
2021
French edition
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
The meeting between the artist and the philosopher, working together to create a common space.
Hybrid Ecologies
2021
English edition
Diaphanes
A series of interdisciplinary contributions around the political and social dimensions of ecology and its implications in the humanities and social sciences, artistic practices and design.
Jean-Pierre Zarader - Hugo Santiago - La rage de filmer
2021
French edition
ARTDERIEN
An essay on the Argentine director Hugo Santiago that questions the very definition of cinema.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies: literature and thought to the test of the pandemic virality.
Jean-Luc Nancy - Rencontre
2021
French edition
Diaphanes
A dialogue between the philosopher and the art historian around the encounter.
Diaphanes - Punk Philology
2021
texts in English and French
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
A punk philology (with Simon Critchley, Emanuele Coccia, Dennis Cooper, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Kim Gordon, Donatien Grau, Richard Hell, Paul McCarthy...).
Bernard Stiegler - Philosophies singulières - Conversation avec Michaël Crevoisier
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Bernard Stiegler talk about what links them to philosophy.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
First French translation of a seminal text of media theory, which this edition contextualizes, notably through the debate it provoked with Baudrillard.
Marina Seretti - Endormis - Le sommeil profond et ses métaphores dans l\'art de la Renaissance
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A critical and nuanced overview of the figures of the sleeping in the art and thought of the Renaissance, a source of inspiration for artists—Mantegna, Dürer, Brughel, Michelangelo or Tintoretto—as well as theologians, doctors and philosophers (from Aristotle to Zwingli, via Augustine and Montaigne), beyond the negative definition and the traditional condemnation of inactivity and unconciousness.
Sylvère Lotringer - I Was more American than the Americans - Sylvère Lotringer in conversation with Donatien Grau
2021
English edition
Diaphanes
Sylvère Lotringer traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
Sylvère Lotringer - J\'étais plus américain que les Américains - Sylvère Lotringer en conversation avec Donatien Grau
2021
French edition
Diaphanes
Sylvère Lotringer traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
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