new releases
 
Charles de Meaux - Lady in the Portrait (book + Blu-Ray + DVD)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
The film by Charles de Meaux, with Fan Bingbing, Melvil Poupaud, Jin Shi-Jye, Wu Yue, Thibault de Montalembert, Féodor Atkin, in book (texts by Philippe Azoury, Anne Dary, Donatien Grau, Élisabeth Lebovici, Brice Pedroletti, Thomas Schlesser), on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Richard Venlet - Dixit - Still Life / Nature Morte
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
The third issue of the critical review Dixit in which the words of the architectural practice OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen and the Brussels artist Richard Venlet confront each other around the theme of "Still Life".
Niki de Saint Phalle - Belles ! Belles ! Belles ! - Les femmes de Niki de Saint Phalle
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
Designed in the form of a "women's magazine", this catalogue is devoted to the representation of the female body in the innovative, feminist and avant-garde work of Niki de Saint Phalle.
Faire – To look at things - Special Issue – A debate: Jan van Toorn, Wim Crouwel
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
A contemporary reading of the major divergences within the theory of graphic design from the encounter between the two Dutch graphic designers and typographers Wim Crouwel and Jan Van Toorn in the 1970s.
Amir Zaki - Building + Becoming
English edition
X Artists' Books
Hyperrealist photographer of California skateparks Amir Zaki's new monograph covers twenty-plus years of photographic work, including an essay and interview.
Till Rabus - Paintings - 2011-2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
First monograph of the Swiss artist Till Rabus, who creates phantasmagorical subjects from everyday objects and waste of our society before translating them on hyperrealistic canvases, in stagings taking up aesthetic codes of the history of painting and Baroque.
Prunella Clough - A small thing edgily
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Exhibition catalogue with twenty color illustrations of paintings by the British painter Prunella Clough (1919–1999), focusing on the artist's late-career departure from the industrial figuration for which she was known into a wry, quietly influential approach to abstraction.
Christine Maigne - Rhizome Cupules Eclosion - Permanent displays in public spaces
bilingual edition (English / French)
Strandflat
First monograph, presenting four perennial works created by Christine Maigne as part of public and private commissions and which are organically articulated to the ground.
Sound American - The Mapping Issue
English edition
Sound American
Sound American
Guest-curated by Found Sound Nation's Kyla-Rose Smith, this special issue is dedicated to the unique perspectives of musical voices outside the USA, giving unique insight into the wider world of artistic practice and allowing us all to question how we create.
Julien Carreyn - L\'espace des arts
English edition
Nero
Julien Carreyn captures the singularity and strangeness of a cultural center during a residency.
Pierre Bal-Blanc - The Continuum Was Performed in the Following Manner - Notes on documenta 14
English edition
Nero
An in-depth ex-post reflection on Documenta 14 by one of its curators, Pierre Bal Blanc, with the contribution of Adam Szymczyk.
Cao Fei - Supernova
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
New monograph.
Building Moments, Perspectives, and Encounters - A Ceremonial of Attention
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The audience's human body and the museum institution.
Nouria Behloul - Poetry is the only way out of here
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A collection of poems by Nouria Behloul written between 2011 and 2021.
Sheida Ghomashchi - Dixit Algorizmi - The Garden of Knowledge
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Dixit Algorizmi. The Garden of Knowledge sets out to question the origin myths and narratives surrounding modern technologies, using the lens of contemporary artistic practices to explore their forgotten roots and overlooked resonances with distant places, times and cultures (catalogue of the Uzbekistan's pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, 2022).
Luis Guerra - Wandering Echoes - Handbook of Operatives Losses
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
Between philosophical essay and poetic experimentation, this text by the Chilean philosopher and artist pays tribute to Fernand Deligny, whose work on autism has allowed a more experimental understanding of difference.
Lily Van der Stokker - How I Went to New York - 1983-1992
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Lily Van der Stokker's illustrated autobiography of her life in New York in the 1980s, when she opened a gallery in the East Village.
Denise Ferreira da Silva - Unpayable Debt
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).
Leslie Thornton -
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
An overview of the influential work of a key figure in experimental film and video.
Nouveau Réalisme = Nouvelles approches perceptives du réel
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
A collection of works, documents, testimonies, recollections and analyses that offers an exceptional overview of the history and life of the New Realist group.
Jenny Holzer - The Violence of Handwriting Across a Page
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An unprecedented insight into Louise Bourgeois' art by Jenny Holzer.
 Marie Cool Fabio Balducci -
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Retrospective monograph.
Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim - Between Sunrise and Sunset - Works 1986-2022
English edition
Kaph Books
Published on the occasion of the 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in 2022, this retrospective monograph is the official catalog of the National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates, which has chosen the Emirati artist Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim to represent them.
Lei Saito - Existential Cuisine
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
Is-Land
The culinary performances and installations of the Japanese artist based in Paris (book printed in fluorescent pantones).
Bernhard Rüdiger - Forty-Nine Exhibitions
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Forty-Nine Exhibitions survey Bernhard Rüdiger's work over thirty-five years, organized in reverse chronological order.
Ericka Beckman - Fair Game
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.
Miriam Cahn - Gezeichnet
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Monograph gathering together a selection of works by Miriam Cahn and the texts of authors such as Alberto Salvadori, Luigi Fassi, Carolin Emcke, Dieter Roelstraete, Estelle Hoy and Francesca Recchia.
Nicola Samorì - Lucìe
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Neglected, abandoned, forgotten women: a series portraits, mostly female, constitutes the fulcrum of this book on Lucìe, the project by Nicola Samorì exhibited at Mart in Rovereto.
Marco Fusinato - Desastres
English edition
Lenz Press
An experimental noise project that synchronises sound with image and takes the form of a durational solo performance as installation (the publication accompanying Marco Fusinato's immersive project for the Australia Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, with texts by Branden W. Joseph, Elizabeth Povinelli, Chus Martínez, Thurston Moore, Stephen O'Malley, Bruce Russell, etc.).
Lawrence Abu Hamdan - Dirty Evidence
English edition
Lenz Press
Richly illustrated, this book provides for the first time a visual overview of Lawrence Abu Hamdan's works of more than a decade, and elaborates on a formal vocabulary characterized by the aesthetics of sound and language.
Nairy Baghramian - Misfits
English edition
Lenz Press
This catalogue explores some of the pivotal themes of the artist's research, from her interest in crossing and redefining the border between interior and exterior to the relationship between the aesthetic object and its institutional context.
Paloma Bosquê - Matéria
English edition
Lenz Press
This first monograph dedicated to Paloma Bosquê addresses the Brazilian artist's frustration with the visual as key to understanding of what lies beyond language, of that matter that can be perceived, but not rationalized.
Lap-See Lam - Dreamers\' Quay, Dreamers\' Key
English edition
Lenz Press
First monograph.
 Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet (les gens d\'Uterpan) - Uterpan
bilingual edition (English / French)
Flash Art - Flash Art Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Josef Herzog - Untitled, 1964-1998
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Luxurious retrospective monograph of the Swiss painter (1939-1998): 250 works on paper (ink, pencil, pen and watercolor drawings) covering more than three decades of exploration of the graphic potential of the line.
Ronald Cornelissen - Höll
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A series of drawings created by Cornelissen after a stay in Svalbard, where he resided in 2018 at the invitation of the Arctic Center of the University of Groningen, and during which the focus of his work slowly shifted from political mythology to ecology.
Artforum - May 2022
English edition
Artforum
Ruth Asawa, Virginia Overton, André Cadere, The Otolith Group, Éliane Radigue, Pierre Molinier...
Palais
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
This issue of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of a season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo entitled Reclaim the Earth:, which brings together fourteen artists who seek to develop new connections with nature, the living world and the environment.
Saâdane Afif - Side Magazine - The Fortune Teller
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
The third issue of the editorial discursive space for the Bergen Assembly triennial, conceived by Saâdane Afif, is dedicated to the figure of the Fortune Teller.
Mousse
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse
Mousse - Mousse Magazine
Sadie Barnette, Gabriel Chaile, Vaginal Davis, Marlene Dumas, Ja'Tovia Gary, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Matthew Langan-Peck, Na Mira, Joseph Yaeger...
Loïc Raguénès - The Room of the Octopus
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
New monograph.
Salomé Lamas - Gaia (book + vinyl LP)
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A multi-format (a vinyl record, a publication and an installation) and multidisciplinary project with an approach between science, technology and the arts, in dialogue with contemporary thinkers. The vinyl LP gathers a set of sound pieces made by twelve musicians with whom Lamas collaborated.
Ellen Gallagher - A law ... A blueprint ... A scale - Ellen Gallagher with Edgar Cleijne
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This monograph spans two decades of the internationally acclaimed American artist Ellen Gallagher's career, including paintings, works on paper as well as three film installations created in collaboration with Dutch artist Edgar Cleijne.
Tomoo Gokita - Get Down
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This richly illustrated volume offers the occasion to discover Tomoo Gokita's latest body of work, featuring his newest large-scale paintings and a number of never-before-seen works made under lockdown during the pandemic.
Tyra Tingleff - Of Course I\'m Not Sorry
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A colorful and lively journey through Tyra Tingleff's artistic practice.
Judith Kakon - Stolen Language
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
With this book, Swiss artist Judith Kakon extends her artistic practice by relating her works to her working materials in a nonhierarchical and nonlinear manner.
Jackie Karuti -
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph of the Kenyan artist.
Manuela Ribadeneira - She asked directions for getting lost
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Biennials as Sites of Historical Narration - Thinking through Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A resource book for curatorial studies and exhibition history, based on the case of the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art.
Mascaras / Masks
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The role of masks throughout history, materialized in the works of twenty-one artists: a look into the ongoing radical reshaping of our multiple historical, sociopolitical, sexual and transcendental identities, inquiring about the current processes in which we shape-shift from one to the other.
ARS22 - Living Encounters
bilingual edition (English / Finnish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The catalogue of ARS22, the tenth edition in the series of major international contemporary art exhibitions originally launched in 1961 in Helsinki.
Guigou Chenevier - Une histoire d\'Etron Fou Leloublan
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lenka lente
The crazy story of the mythical avant-garde rock band Etron Fou Leloublan (1976-1985), pioneer of the European movement Rock in Opposition.
Éric Watier - Discreet Works (After Bruegel)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vroum - Editions
A remake of Pieter Brueghel the Elder in the form of an artist's poster/book to unfold (and perform).
Kenny Scharf - MOODZ
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Variations on the face: downtown legend Kenny Scharf's permutational exploration of character.
Archivio - UCSC Centenary Edition
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
Special issue dedicated to the last one hundred years through the archives of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
Spike - Couples
English edition
Spike
The Couples Issue.
The Youngest Day
English edition
X Artists' Books
A newspaper format publication by artist and curator Mathew Hale, derived from an exhibition of 24 LA and Berlin-based artists.
Shirley Jaffe - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
At the invitation of Frédéric Paul, nine artists from both sides of the Atlantic cast an eye on the work of American abstract painter Shirley Jaffe (1923-2016).
Frédéric Acquaviva - Musique cabalistique
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
A gallery of portraits of people listening to a work by Frédéric Acquaviva in progress, laid out like a flip book.
Global Tools - When Education Coincides with Life – 1973–1975
English edition
Nero
Global Tools 1973–1975 documents and narrates the story of the eponymous experience of Radical Design and its multidisciplinary school program "without students or teachers."
 Adonis - Hiwar - Sense and Intuition
English edition
Kaph Books
A conversation between acclaimed Syrian artist Fateh Moudaress (1922-1999) and Arab poet Adonis, finally translated from Arabic to English, with 30 never seen before paintings and drawings by Fateh Moudaress.
Brandon LaBelle - Dreamtime X
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Errant Bodies
Dreamtime X is a diary kept between March 2020 and March 2021, capturing the conditions of lockdown as experienced by the author. Articulated in the form of 100 short poetic entries, the publication veers across a set of ambivalent perspectives.
Louis Canadas - Tour
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The 2020 edition of the Tour de France was canceled before being eventually postponed. Tour is a series of 101 photographs shot by Louis Canadas on the race's official route, during this period of uncertainty. Words are from Fanny Taillandier.
Blondell Cummings - Dance as Moving Pictures
English edition
X Artists' Books
The first monograph dedicated to the pivotal work of African American postmodern dancer, choreographer and video artist Blondell Cummings.
Tabita Rezaire - Womb Consciousness
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Espace multimedia Gantner
This collective publication is a singular invitation to discover or deepen the universe of Tabita Rezaire, at the intersection of new technologies, decolonial healing, spirituality and the political history of science. Through numerous contributions from poets, theorists, artists and her friends and relatives, she invokes the wisdom of the womb: the mother womb, the earth womb, the cosmic womb, for us to receive its grace.
Nathalie du Pasquier - RO-SÉ - A Book as a Bridge
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A hybrid monograph/artist book of Nathalie Du Pasquier's work.
Frédéric Acquaviva - [səminal] (CD)
AcquAvivA
A composition in two continuous parts of 30' and 19' which melts two antagonistic and complementary dimensions: a data-text read by the French artist ORLAN and a virtual orchestra, composed of four singers (Loré Lixenberg, Joan La Barbara, Wills Morgan and Jacques Lizène) and 124 different instruments.
Claire Rousay - Everything perfect is already here (vinyl LP)
Shelter Press - Records
Texas experimental artist Claire Rousay's new album inaugurates her collaboration with Shelter Press (two 15-minute pieces, with Alex Cunningham and Mari Maurice on violin, Marilu Donovan on harp and Theodore Cale Schafer on piano).
 L\'ocelle mare - Sans Chemin (vinyl LP)
Shelter Press - Records
Thomas Bonvalet deploys all the instrumentarium of his project L'ocelle mare (guitars, banjo, tambourines, piano, flutes, but also body percussion, metronomes, switches, painter's tape, mobile phone, microphones, mixing board, amps, etc.) to create a true poetics of the object, focusing on the materiality of instruments as objects as well as on the musicality of objects as instruments.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
4th issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media, bringing together contributions on fanzine readers, Tolkien-zines, the place of a female author in the scene of cinema fanzines in Greece, the artistic project Copie Machine, the fanzine as a societal springboard.
Frog
texts in English and French
Frog
9 interviews (Carroll Dunham, Genesis Belanger, Jonathan Gardner, Djamel Klouche, Yorgos Sapountzis, Elizabeth Glaessner...), 9 exhibitions and places in pictures (Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Pierre Huyghe, César, Sarah Lucas, Richard Hamilton's house in Cadaqués...), some artists special projects and texts (Ashley Bickerton, Sean Landers, Lily Van der Stokker, Peter Halley, Heidi Bucher), exhibition reviews, and chronicles.
The Drawer - Wall drawings
French edition (texts in English and French)
The Drawer
The Drawer - The Drawer (magazine)
A review dedicated to drawing, that leaves the artists fairly free. A field for play, expression and creation, The Drawer #21, dedicated to wall drawings, brings together around twenty artists and designers (Linda Berger, Camille Chastang, Lauren Clay, Peter Halley, Clémence Mauger, Peter Soriano, David Tremlett...).
Nicolas Murer - Beyond The Land of Minimal Possessions (Original Soundtrack) (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The soundtrack of Lili Reynaud-Dewar's film shot in Marfa (a horror movie about gentrification, the privatization and commodification of art, land, ideas, freedom, and depicting a group of 8 young artists struggling to find meaning in their engagement in the field of visual arts), composed and performed by Nicolas Murer.
Nicolas Murer - My Epidemic (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The small opera created by Nicolas Murer for Lili Reynaud-Dewar's installation presented at the 2014 Venice Biennale, sung by Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Nicolas Murer and the choir of HEAD, Geneva.
Nicolas Murer - Vivre avec ça ?! - Music for Lili Reynaud​-​Dewar (2 vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Minimalist progressive lofi techno tracks by MACON (Nicolas Murer) for a series of exhibitions by visual artist Lili Reynaud-Dewar.
Julius Eastman - Two Extended Pieces For Four Pianos (2 vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
(last copies available!)
Julius Eastman's Four Pianos (1979-80), performed by Melaine Dalibert, Stephane Ginsburgh, Nicols Horvath and Wilhem Latchoumia.
Carl Michael von Hausswolff - Conductor / Life and Death of Pboc (2 vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
Two rare historical recordings (1983 and 1986) by the godfather of Dark Ambient, originally released as single sides and gathered here for the first time.
Alexandre Barré - Replacement Artwork
Lendroit éditions
Artist's edition (poster).
Mutual Core
trilingual edition (English / French / Creole)
Frac Réunion
A project conceived by Julie Crenn around the interactions and interdependencies inherent to life, with ecofeminist thoughts and texts by Julie Crenn, Emmanuelle Coccia, Gilles Clément and Marie Thiann-Bo Morel.
« Il créait des choses désagréables » - Marcel Mariën et l\'activité surréaliste
French edition (texts in French and English)
Art Book Magazine
The different aspects of the work of Marcel Mariën (1920-1993)–member of the surrealist group of Brussels, poet, creator of images, publisher, theoretician and political activist, accomplice of René Magritte and Guy Debord.
The Return of DADA / Die Wiederkehr von DADA / Le Retour de DADA (4 volume box set)
texts in English, French, German
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Misceallenous
Reevaluating the scholarly knowledge about Dada and its legacy, this publication reconstructs how Dada was (re)invented in the 1950s and the 1960s, especially by the Dada protagonists themselves, and asks to what extent Dada's impulses are still relevant regarding current aesthetic, literary and cultural analyses.
Pascal Battus - Cymbale Ouverte (CD)
Akousis Records
The new solo work of the French musician Pascal Battus: four pieces composed exclusively with cymbals, producing different types of resonances and as many sound expanses.
György Ligeti - Musica Nuvolosa - Performed by Ensemble 0 (CD)
Sub Rosa
Pauline Oliveros and György Ligeti revisited by Ensemble 0.
Reinhold Weber - Complete Electronic & Phonetic Works 1968-1974 (2 vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
Released in Sub Rosas Early Electronic series, Reinhold Weber's Complete Electronic & Phonetic Works 1968-1974.
Formes et couleurs - Les arts décoratifs dans le fonds de livres anciens de l\'isdaT - institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse)
This picture book features decorative patterns with unusual shapes and colors, taken from the decorative arts collections of the Institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse (isdaT).
Expanded Nature - Écologies du cinéma expérimental
French edition
Light Cone
The ecologies of experimental cinema in the Anthropocene age.
Bernard Quirot - Simplifions
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
In this writing, French architect Bernard Quirot carries a reflection on his theoretical foundations and evokes, through his architectural journey, a critical vision of the increasing complexity of the world.
Horst Bredekamp - Les coraux de Darwin - Premiers modèles de l\'évolution et tradition de l\'histoire naturelle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Œuvres en sociétés
A major contribution, by German philosoph and art historian Horst Bredekamp, to the current debate on the 'tree of life' in evolutionary biology. The essay deals with the aesthetic and political dimension of the coral, in Darwin's system a model of anarchic evolution which opposes the hierarchical metaphor of the tree.
Lara Bonneau - Lire l\'œuvre d\'Aby Warburg à la lumière de ses Fragments sur l\'expression
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An essay to account for the architectonics of Aby Warburg (1866-1929) by resituating his work within his project of general anthropology of expression: Lara Bonneau shows, from a text as little known as it is important, that the invention of iconology, which made the art historian famous, was underpinned by an ontology drawing on various sources, philosophical, psychological and biological as well as historical.
Benjamin Lavigne - Le Petit Surhomme des jeux vidéo et la gamification du monde - Éthique de la manipulation par l’interactivité ludique
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.
Julien Blaine - 2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
Jean Kempf - Les conquérants de l\'inutile - Photographes de conflits américains au tournant du XXIe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
American conflict photographers at the turn of the 21th century.
Jalil Bennani - Des Djinns à la psychanalyse - Nouvelle approche des pratiques traditionnelles et contemporaines
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A new approach to psychological suffering, integrating non-Western knowledge with that of psychiatry and psychoanalysis, in order to rethink the cultural and linguistic heritages and crossings that constitute a plural universal.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
Attaques
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An anthology of critical and political poetry: Leslie Kaplan, Rothenberg, arts and critical positions, an anthology of contemporary Central American poetry, a catalog of visual poetry, a dossier on the Brazilian concrete poetry group Noigandres, new translations of William Blake by Jean-Jacques Viton...
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planète B - Le sublime et la crise climatique
French edition
Radicants
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Beyrouth - Les temps du design
French edition
Kaph Books
The first retrospective on design in Lebanon, from the 1920s until today, includes works by over 50 designers, uncovering this major design scene in the Middle-East.
Histoires de Papier
French edition
Kaph Books
"Stories of Paper" traces the history of paper as a thousand-year-old material used from antiquity to the present day, and provides an original perspective on the history of graphic arts.
La Déconniatrie - Art, exil et psychiatrie autour de François Tosquelles
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The catalog of the international exhibition initiated at Les Abattoirs reveals a little-known story that was a milestone in 20th century psychiatry and its new links with art brut and modern art, taking as its starting point the career of the Catalan psychiatrist François Tosquelles (1912-1994).
Ronan Bouroullec - Bas-Reliefs
no text
Nieves
Ronan Bouroullec's ceramic bas-reliefs.
Olivier Duport - Fiat Lux
no text
Flee
A wide-ranging photographic survey of contemporary and modern sacred architectural constructions in the Puglia region of Italy through nearly 200 cataloged brutalist, modernist or simply eccentric buildings.
Giorgia Aiello - Communication, espace, image
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A critical approach to visual communication and contemporary globalist aesthetics.
Roven - Numéro spécial Le monstre du dessin
French edition
Roven
Roven - Roven magazine
The 16th issue of the annual critical review on contemporary drawing is dedicated to monsters and the monstrous.
Pas besoin d\'un dessin
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The eminent art historian and curator Jean-Hubert Martin takes a singular look at the collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève by abolishing hierarchies and thus encouraging to return to the primary relationship between the artwork and the viewer.
Le son du grisli - Rétrospective
French edition
Le son du grisli
Lenka lente
The retrospective of the website and the magazine Le son du grisli (2004-2021): 16 portraits and 38 interviews of musicians, 842 record and concert reviews.
Le paysage après coup
French edition
Naima
A collective research on the memory of the places to the test of wars and conflicts through representations of landscapes, as they are reworked by means of contemporary art, cinema or literature.
François Piron - Ce que Sylvère Lotringer n\'écrivait pas
French edition
Paraguay Press
A book of interviews with Sylvère Lotringer.
Marcel Lods - Éduquer à l\'architecture moderne
French edition
Athom
Transcripts of unpublished lectures and writings by the French architect-urbanist Marcel Lods (1891-1978).
Roberto Masiero - Une machine à penser - La maison de Paros de Silvia Gmür et Livio Vacchini
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
A reflection on the relationship between architecture, art, philosophy and politics based on the house of Paros by Silvia Gmür and Livio Vacchini, a real "thinking machine" offering a lesson of architecture.
Julius Eastman - Gay Guerrilla - L\'histoire de Julius Eastman
French edition
Éditions 1989
A collection of biographical and musical essays about composer-performer Julius Eastman—a compelling portrait of Eastman's enigmatic and intriguing life and music.
Résister, encore - Œuvres d\'art, culture & démocratie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Bringing together previously unpublished essays by internationally renowned philosophers, cultural theorists, activists, and art historians, this volume provides a toolkit for addressing contemporary theories and practices of resistance.
Alexandre Leger - Longtemps éphémère
French edition
Roven - books
Alexandre Leger's drawings-poems.
Klodin Erb - Orlando
German edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Lush monograph dedicated to the series "Orlando" inspired by Virginia Woolf's novel: more than 200 portraits in which the Swiss painter explores gender roles and identity as well a her own identity as an artist, and the temporality of art history.
OpticalSound
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
Interviews with Michael Gira (Swans), Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Jérôme Lefdup, Éric Mangion, Pierre Leguillon, Norscq & Guillaume Ollendorff; Roxane Bovet, Mathieu Copeland and Laurent Schmid on John Armleder; Stéphane Margolis; Marie Losier's ten favorite records; Abbas Kiarostami by Alain Bergala...
Jean-Guy Coulange - Sillon
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A "story-poem", forming one of the parts of a project by Jean-Guy Coulange that also includes two radio plays and an exhibition.
Camille Azaïs - Homemakers
French edition
Tombolo Presses
The first published fiction text by art critic and author Camille Azaïs, which questions the return to the home of American women since the 2010s.
Reiner Schürmann - Le principe d\'anarchie - Heidegger et la question de l\'agir
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
The relation between being and acting and the principle of anarchy in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
José Esteban Muñoz - Cruiser l\'utopie - L\'après et ailleurs de l\'advenir queer
French edition
Brook
First French translation of José Esteban Muñoz's field defining work—an intellectual inspiration for a generation of LGBTQ scholars.
Fred Moten - Les sous-communs - Planification fugitive et étude noire
French edition
Brook
A political and aesthetic critique of racial capitalism and modes of social experimentation in the form of resistance to the colonial commons.
Genre 2030 - isdaT 2020 – L.A.C. 2021, deux workshops, un display, et quelques autres agissements collaboratifs
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse)
Collective and individual artistic practices from a gender perspective.
Nicolas Le Bault - La Dimension Perdue #1
French edition
White Rabbit Prod
A graphic novel of intimate and fantastic horror.
Éric Pougeau - ACTES
French edition
White Rabbit Prod
A synthesis of the most recent works of Eric Pougeau, between terror, sublimation, bewitchment and ecstasy (artist's book).
Effondrement des Alpes - 2e journal
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
The second part of the research and artistic experimentation project based on the observation of the evolution of landscapes and the consequences of climate change.
J.J. Zana - Cycles
French edition
Bleu.
Through eleven collections and the exploration of two formats (aphorism and short prose), J.J. Zana intents, in this first book, to develop a writing that transcends the concept of genre—or gender.
Poésie Concrète
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A study of the body of concrete poetry in the MAMCO collection.
Jeanne Barral - Actéonne - Naissance d\'une statue
French edition
Kamel Mennour
2020, as Martial Raysse's most recent sculpture is about to be presented to the public for the first time, Jeanne Barral, who posed for it, traces in this fairy auto‑fiction the stages of her artistic collaboration with the master. How did the model become a subject?
Jungle Design - Le design à l\'École nationale supérieure d\'art et de design de Limoges
French edition
Naima
Design creations made at the École nationale supérieure d'art et de design de Limoges, showing the area opened by ceramics to question the process of creation and the field of production of objects within an art and design school.
Marie Tchernia-Blanchard - Dans l\'œil d\'un chasseur - Charles Sterling (1901-1991), historien de l\'art
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The Art history reconsidered as a scientific discipline and form of discourse in the twentieth century, through a critical analysis of the work of Charles Sterling.
Chang-Ming Peng - Regards sur la peinture chinoise en Occident - Évolution du discours et résonances artistiques (1800-1939)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The little-known history of a major cultural encounter: a study of the reception of Chinese painting in the West and its artistic resonances, which underwent profound changes between the 19th century and the 1930s.
Tatiana Trouvé -
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A rereading of Tatiana Trouvé's work based on her drawing practice.
Royden Rabinowitch -
French edition
MAMCO - MAMCO Collection
A renewed approach to the history of sculpture and post-minimalism, based on the Royden Rabinowitch collection at MAMCO.
Franz Kafka - Rapport à une Académie / Kafka\'s Parachute (+ CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
A “man” tells his fabulous past as an ape, from his capture to his adaptation to the world of men, to the members of an Academy of Sciences. This edition of A Report to an Academy, a short story by the great Kafka, is accompanied by a musical piece especially written by Nurse With Wound (here, Steven Stapleton, Colin Potter, Andrew Liles, Matt Waldron, Quentin Rollet, and It could be Worse).
Bureau d\'investigation du sacré
French edition
EnsAD Paris (French National School for Decorative Arts)
The restitution of a research and production program (Chair "Young Creation and the Sacred") conducted at the Ecole des Arts Déco by students, teachers and a number of invited artists and thinkers on the question of the sacred in contemporary creation.
Peinture : obsolescence déprogrammée - Licences libres
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An exploration of the complex relationship between contemporary pictorial practices and their digital environment, examining in particular the idea of license and the strategies of appropriation pushed to the limit by unlimited access to digital resources.
Simon Nicaise - Pain Liquide
French edition
Empire - Books
A sort of anti-monograph in several episodes proposed by the artist Simon Nicaise around his project of Tour de France of trades and practices.
Alphonse Rabbe - Du suicide (book + CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
An excerpt from the Album of a Pessimist by the suicidal writer Alphonse Rabbe, whose exaltation and licentiousness were made for Nurse With Wound, who musically accompanies the text.
Roula Matar - L\'architecture selon Gordon Matta-Clark
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The architectural proposals of Gordon Matta-Clark.
Repenser le médium - Art contemporain et cinéma
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Medias/Theories
The redefinition of the medium through the interrelation between contemporary art and cinema.
Yann Beauvais - Agir le cinéma - Écrits sur le cinéma expérimental (1979-2020)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
An anthology of the theoretical and critical texts on experimental cinema and moving images written by Yann Beauvais in parallel with his films and his activities as programmer and curator.
Les Carnets du BAL - L\'image sans l\'homme
French edition
Les Carnets du BAL
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
The non-human images, challenging our own relationship to the world.
Markus Breitschmid - Architecture Non-Référentielle
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
French edition of Valerio Olgiati's and Markus Breitschmid's widely acclaimed manifesto for a new approach in architecture in a world free of ideologies and, therefore, references: a must-read for anyone interested in architecture today.
La perspective de la pomme - Histoires, politiques et pratiques du Contact Improvisation
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Bringing together contributions from North America, France and Italy, texts by dancers and texts by historians, anthropologists and philosophers of dance, this book offers a contemporary look at Contact Improvisation, the dance form created by Steve Paxton in 1972 and which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Éléonore Devevey - Terrains d\'entente - Anthropologues et écrivains dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
Ueno Chizuko - Une idéologie pour survivre - Débats féministes sur violence et genre au Japon
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
First translation into French of a work by the Japanese sociologist and feminist Chizuko Ueno, who questions the relationship of women to historical tragedies, violence, war and terrorism, rejecting all forms of violence, both state and domestic, as well as domination.
Nakai Masakazu - Introduction à l\'esthétique
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.
José Ignacio Linazasoro - La mémoire de l\'ordre - Les paradoxes du sens dans l\'architecture moderne
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
First French translation of the essay of the Spanish architect José Ignacio Linazasoro.
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