new releases
 
Bagarres
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The first issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Regina Cassolo Bracchi - Regina
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Reference monograph dedicated to Regina Cassolo Bracchi, in art Regina (1894-1974), one of the most fascinating, innovative, and to this day lesser-known figures of the European artistic panorama of the twentieth century.
Eduardo Kac - Télescope intérieur
bilingual edition (English / French)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Télescope intérieur narrates the creation of Inner telescope, an artwork by Eduardo Kac, realized aboard the International Space Station.
Palais
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais
Palais de Tokyo - Palais magazine
In an echo to appeals in the collective exhibition Ubuntu, a Lucid Dream—calls for revolt, as well as for wisdom and reparation—this issue of the magazine Palais is published on the occasion of a season of exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, which foregrounds artists whose practices cross borders and restore the capacity for action, to ideas, forms, and cultures which are more nomadic than static.
Ana Lupas - Drawing The Solemn Process
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first monograph of the Romanian avant-garde artist, focusing on the "preliminary drawings" for the work "The Solemn Process" (1964–2008).
Kazuki Tomokawa - Try Saying You\'re Alive!
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
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.
Stephen Housewright - Partners - A Biography of Jerry Hunt
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
The life and work of Amercian experimental musician/composer/intermedia artist Jerry Hunt (1943-1993)—an intimate portrait of a lifetime spent with one of the most eccentric figures in the world of new music
Armando Alleyne - A Few of My Favorites
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The first book on the New York painter's eclectic iconography of jazz musicians, boxers, Black American icons and friends.
 Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs - FUTURE MEMORIES
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The first installment of FUTURE, an ongoing series of publications by Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, explores how our conceptions of the future have changed over the past few decades, how that affects our take on the present and our reactions to changes that lie ahead.
Francisco Sierra - Lunar Invasion
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
An overview of the wide-ranging oeuvre of paintings and sculptures by the Chilean-born Swiss-based artist.
Nahma - A Gulf Polyphony (book)
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Flee
FLEE's new project focuses on the music of the pearl fishermen of the Persian Gulf and aims to honor the memory of the divers, their culture and their music.
Nahma - A Gulf Polyphony (2 vinyl LP + book)
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Flee
56.00 51.00 €
FLEE's new project focuses on the music of the pearl fishermen of the Persian Gulf and aims to honor the memory of the divers, their culture and their music, through a 2XLP compilation and a 240 pages long book in Arabic and English.
Carlo Gabriele Tribbioli - A Season in Slemani
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A series of artistic residencies in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Antonin Artaud - Here Lies preceded by The Indian Culture
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Two of Antonin Artaud's foremost poetic works from the last period of his life.
Antonin Artaud - Radio Works - 1946-48
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The translated transcripts of two radio broadcasts by Artaud: To have done with the judgement of god (1947-48) and Madness and Black Magic (1946). Correspondences from that period are also included.
Objects of Fascination
English edition
Accattone
45 low tables imagined by as many architects / designers from personal objects of fascination.
Marion Bataillard - Salut
bilingual edition (English / French)
Naima
A series of recent paintings by French artist Marion Bataillard.
Martha Wilson - Journals
English edition
mfc-michèle didier - Monographs & artist's books
A selection by Martha Wilson of pages from her diaries that document her experience as a woman and artist between 1965 and 1983 (limited edition, signed by the artist).
Mauro Restiffe - Santo Sospir
English edition
Lenz Press
A series of images of Villa Santo Sospir in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the "Tattooed Villa" transformed into an artwork by Jean Cocteau, whose Brazilian photographer Mauro Restiffe reveals the hidden details during a residency.
Hrair Sarkissian - The Other Side of Silence
English edition
Lenz Press
The first monograph of London-based Syrian-Armenian artist Hrair Sarkissian—one of the leading figures working with photography globally today.
Leslie Thornton - Divine Drudgery
English edition
Lenz Press
Divine Drudgery is an artist book with collages and artworks by James Richards and Leslie Thornton, and contributions by artists, writers and poets centred around liminality and the aesthetics and politics of the invisible.
Gili Tal - Spaces for Reflection
English edition
Lenz Press
Monograph.
Vogliamo Tutto - Cultural Practices and Labor
English edition
Lenz Press
Thirteen artists were invited to reflect on the change of labor in the contemporary context.
Steffen Zillig - The Decolonization of America
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
A social fantasy whose bizarre fault lines and conflicts bear an uncanny resemblance to those of the present day.
Skye Arundhati Thomas - Remember the Details
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Remember the Details is a piece of first-hand political reportage told through the story of images: Skye Arundhati Thomas reflects on the Indian protest movement that began in mid-2019 against anti-Muslim and casteist citizenship laws, writing the history of this important cultural and political moment.
Denise Bertschi - State Fiction - The Gaze of the Swiss Neutral Mission in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
trilingual edition (English / German / French)
CPG (Centre de la photographie Genève)
The artist Denise Bertschi highlights the little-known Swiss presence between the two Koreas in the aftermath of the war in 1953, and questions the supposed neutrality of the country.
Art Writing in Crisis
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The social and political dimensions of art and art writing in the contemporary context.
(How) do we (want to) work (together) (as (socially engaged) designers (students and neighbors)) (in neoliberal times)? - Public Design Support, 2016–2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A critical examination of the Studio Experimentelles Design's politically and socially committed approach, questioning the social implications of design as well as the working conditions of designers today.
Amazonia - Anthology as Cosmology
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Amazonia: Anthology as Cosmology is devoted to Amazonia, its peoples, allies, and nonhuman spirits, and their myriad material and immaterial practices, from certain cosmopolitics and visual languages to past and present forms of resistance.
 Goldin+Senneby - Economic Ekphrasis - Goldin+Senneby and Art for Business Education
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
What happens when social scientists write about artworks? How does it affect the academic environment of a business school and how does it change the perception of art? Can it be used as a novel scientific method in the business studies?
Orupabo Frida -
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
First monograph.
Tensta Museum - Reports from New Sweden
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This publication documents and discusses Tensta konsthall's experimental multi-year project "Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden" that ran from 2013–18 in Tensta and beyond. By pretending to be a museum, the project created a richly contrasting patchwork stretching over six years, in which manifold interests and expressions together formed a narrative with tensions and conflicts erupting around questions like "what history and heritage?," "to whom do they belong?" and "what about the present?"
Alessandro Mininno - Graffiti Writing in Italy 1989–2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Bruno
The birth and evolution of graffiti writing in Italy.
Spectres - Ghosts in the Machine
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres
Shelter Press - Spectres
The third issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, around the topic of artificial intelligence (contributions by Keith Fullerton Whitman, Steve Goodman, Florian Hecker, Robin Mackay, Bill Orcutt, Akira Rabelais, Lucy Railton, Jean-Claude Risset, Sébastien Roux...).
Spectres - Composing Listening
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres
Shelter Press - Spectres
Back in stock! (second edition). The first issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, Spectres – Composing Listening presents a series of texts by composers (Félicia Atkinson, François Bayle, Brunhild Ferrari, Stephen O'Malley, Jim O'Rourke, Eliane Radigue, Chris Watson...) who discuss personal dimension in the practice of experimental sound art and music.
Natacha Lesueur - Comme un chien qui danse / Come un cane ballerino
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Walden n
Retrospective monograph, highlighting the work of the French artist-photographer Natacha Lesueur over a period of nearly 30 years.
LSD - A Typographic Issue
bilingual edition (English / French)
LSD (Le Signe Design)
Le Signe – National Graphic Design Center - LSD
The second issue of the Cahiers du centre national du graphisme (National Graphic Design Center) is about typography.
LSD - A Feminist Issue
bilingual edition (English / French)
LSD (Le Signe Design)
Le Signe – National Graphic Design Center - LSD
The first issue of the Cahiers du centre national du graphisme (National Graphic Design Center), around the relationship between graphic design and feminism (new edition).
Stream - New Intelligences
bilingual edition (English / French)
Stream
Architect Philippe Chiambaretta brings together thinkers, researchers and contemporary artists in the 5th edition of the exploration book-magazine Stream, which investigates the different forms of intelligence that must be considered, implemented and passed down to move beyond the Urbanocene.
Sound American - The Life Issue
English edition
Sound American
Sound American
Sound American Publications' 27th issue, The Life Issue, proposes a reflection upon the smallness—and largeness—of living amidst a tumultuous, globally-shared moment (featuring Claire Rousay, Susan Alcorn, Jack Langdon, Lea Bertucci & Audrey Chen, Katie Porter, Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Henri Pousseur, Chris Pitsiokos, Catalytic Sound collective, Ka Baird, Mazen Kerbaj...).
Faire – To look at things - Volume 09 (#31, 32, 33, 34)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 31 to 34 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Béatrice Balcou - Cérémonies
bilingual edition (English / French)
MER. B&L
The complete Ceremonies (2013-2020) by Béatrice Balcou, testing our visual and experiential approach to artworks, confronting us with the basic status of material objects before actually revealing their identity.
Matt Mullican - The Meaning of Things
English edition
MER. B&L
This artist's book is the book-form of a work by Matt Mullican, "The Meaning of Things (who feels the most pain?)" (2014), con sisting of 676 collages and texts on sheets of standard printing paper.
Albert Oehlen - “Big paintings by me with small paintings by others”
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The artist as collector: Albert Oehlen's own artworks nail-to-nail with masterpieces from his personal collection.
Pietro Consagra - La materia poteva non esserci
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Enrico Cattaneo - Studio Marconi 1968–78
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A photographic dive into the history of the Marconi Studio from 1968 to 1978.
Roberto Polillo - Between the visible and the invisible - Exploring the world through Intentional Camera Movement photography
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The story of a photographer's journey to capture the soul of a place through Intentional Camera Movement photography.
Martín Soto Climént -
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Reference monograph.
Gabriela Albergaria - Nature Abhors a Straight Line
bilingual edition (English / Portuguese)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograph.
Ella Littwitz - Facts on the Ground
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Monograph dedicated to the corpus with which the Israeli artist explores, like an archeologist, the historical and geopolitical dimensions of territorialization, colonization, migration and transgression of borders, from issues related to the history of its country of origin.
Armin Lorenz Gerold - Manuel
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Artist's book.
Simon Moretti - Crocodile Cradle
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A project for which artist Simon Moretti invited fifty-one artists to supply a text that they had written or found, to be considered as part of a collaborative artwork to represent their thoughts in the current charged moment in history.
Francesco Bertocco - Historia
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An investigation into the history of Chilean medicine, by the Italian artist and filmmaker.
Bande à part - On Independent Art Institutions
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The publication Bande à part discusses the reasons, means, and rationales of a range of recent independent art institutions, which often have a small economy yet create a considerable impact within their respective art scenes.
The Strangeness of Beauty
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Contemporary artists and art professionals consider the concept of beauty in art and in their own practice.
Sebastian Black - Local Warming
English edition
Zolo Press
Artist's book.
Machteld Rullens - Full of Emptiness
English edition
Zolo Press
Artist's book.
Sergey Melnitchenko - 247 polaroids taken in China by Sergey Melnitchenko
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
In 2015, Ukrainian photographer Sergey Melnichenko lives in China. He works there as a dancer. 247 polaroids taken in China by Sergey Melnitchenko is the story in pictures of thirty months of Chinese life.
Cura. - Post Society / After language
English edition
Cura.
Cura. - Cura.magazine
Cura. #37 intertwines the themes of After Language and Post Society, and explores the way in which the radical change in the economic, political, cultural, linguistic and emotional structures that define our present is called upon to identify alternative and functional models for the advancement of "new."
Mousse
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse
Mousse - Mousse Magazine
Kandis Williams, Rose Salane, Peggy Ahwesh, Elene Chantladze; essays by Dodie Bellamy, Estelle Hoy, Pablo Larios...
Museum of the Future - Now What?
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Rethinking the role of the museum today.
Grand Dessein du Rationalisme
texts in English and French
Accattone
(last copies available!)
A hybrid publication that gathers 18 architecture projects from the student collectives of Roberto Gargiani's Superstudio at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2020–2021, and a series of 13 theoretical, practical and historical reflections on (antagonist) rationalism in architecture.
James Bishop - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Eight artists, among the many who have been profoundly marked by the work as rare as it is decisive of James Bishop (1927-2021), share their perspectives on the American painter.
Georges Mathieu -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
Reference monograph of Georges Mathieu (1921-2012), a major figure of mid-20th century abstraction, founder of Lyrical Abstraction, inventor of performance art, pioneer of Action Painting, speed and risk, dripping, early inspirer of street art.
Josh Sperling - The ABC to XYZ of Josh Sperling
English edition
Perrotin
Josh Sperling's first catalogue raisonné: this carefully produced publication (cloth-bound cover, different papers) is a comprehensive record of paintings produced thus far by the prolific artist, featuring an accompanying essay by Kyle Chayka.
Ludovico Quaroni - Roma 1968
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
The architect's photographic view of his native Rome.
Wolfgang Scheppe - Taxonomy of The Barricade - Image Acts of Political Authority in Paris, May 1968
English edition
Nero
An iconographic taxonomy—researched, conceived, and ideated by Wolfgang Scheppe, also author of the book's final essay—that traces the state and police visual control through almost 500 images from the May 1968 police archives in Paris.
Nathaniel Mellors - Permanent Presents
bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Bretagne
Monograph dedicated to the film series incorporating central Neanderthal figures produced by British artist Nathaniel Mellors since 2012.
Michele Ciacciofera - Beginningless endless / Senza inizio senza fine / Sans commencement et sans fin
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Zamân - Zamân Books
A retrospective of the last ten years of the Italian artist's graphic and sculptural work, often deployed in extensive programmatic ensembles concerned with memory and archaeology, a sense of history and passing time, that highlights his major contribution to the reconstruction of a trans-Mediterranean imaginary.
Nidhal Chamekh - Mnēmē (box set)
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
A limited edition artist's book, Mnēmē presents the work of the Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh through thirty-four independent drawings collected in a luxurious boxed portfolio.
Fosco Lucarelli - Database Network Interface
English edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
In an age characterised by the increasing dematerialisation of cultural production and transmission, Database, Network, Interface explores architecture's historical role in representing and organising information and knowledge.
Félix Luque Sánchez - Machines & Fictions
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
Machines & Fictions is a monograph on the work of Spanish artist Félix Luque Sánchez over the last twelve years, in collaboration with fellow artists Damien Gernay and Íñigo Bilbao. The book includes texts by leading scholars, curators, and art critics who discuss Félix Luque Sánchez's artistic projects.
Hybrid Ecologies
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.
Annie Descôteaux - Matières premières
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
Through short poetic texts that are both humorous and insightful, Quebec artist Annie Descôteaux speaks to her ever-evolving art practice and relationship with the physical world, while also incisively critiquing the institution.
Viral - Biennale internationale de design graphique de Chaumont
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Signe – National Graphic Design Center - Catalogues
The catalog of the third edition of the International Graphic Design Biennial, organized by le Signe, centre national du graphisme, questioning the role of virality in today's society (with Fanette Mellier, the Iranian studio Kargah, Michel Le Petit Didier, Michiel Schuurman...).
 Absalon - Absalon Absalon
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
A rereading of the prematurely interrupted work of the Franco-Israeli artist Absalon (1964-1993) through the notions of body, performance and illness, detaching him from the architectural and post-minimal field in which he has often been included, proposing new interpretations via a selection of works by other artists of his generation and a network of conceptual and formal affinities.
Marcel Alocco - Fluxus, Events, Music (1964-2021)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vroum - Editions
Marcel Alocco's Events, some poem-scores to be performed in a real or imaginary space.
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
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.
Masterworks of Modern Photography from MoMA - The Thomas Walther Collection
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume: a panorama of the visual inventions of the photographic avant-gardes, in the heart of MoMA's modern photography collection.
Saâdane Afif - Side Magazine - The Professor
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
The first issue of the editorial discursive space for the Bergen Assembly triennial, conceived by Saâdane Afif, explores the identity, role and position of the Professor (contributions by Uli Aigner, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Jörg Heiser, Christian Nyampeta, Vivian Slee and Marjorie Senechal).
Maria Bottero - Forays beyond the Modern - The Architecture of Umberto Riva
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
An anthology.
Xavier Veilhan - The Drawing Center - Today\'s Special – Lockdown Drawings 2020-2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Xavier Veilhan's drawings.
Simone Forti - News Animations
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Scripts and Calligraphy - A Timeless Journey
English edition
Kaph Books
The history of Arabic calligraphy.
Nahma - A Gulf Polyphony (2 vinyl LP)
Flee
FLEE's new project focuses on the music of the pearl fishermen of the Persian Gulf and aims to honor the memory of the divers, their culture and their music.
Claire Bergerault - MUNE - Airs trouvés (2 vinyl LP)
Montagne Noire
Jean-Luc Guionnet and Claire Bergerault have been working as an organ and voice duo in various churches since 2007. The challenge is, each time, to adapt to the configuration of the building and the organ, and then to stretch their music on the breach of this singularity.
Mathieu Werchowski - Noir Paradis (CD)
Montagne Noire
This album draws its sounds from improvisations generated by a violin, a few dozen freshly awakened birds, highly reverberant spaces, a voice saying words of Roberto Juarroz and Paul Verlaine, the nostalgia of childhood westerns, a viola mounted with electric guitar strings and the memory of those who left too soon.
Sébastien Roux - Musiques d\'ordinateur (CD)
Montagne Noire
Algorithm as material and writing.
Joëlle Léandre - Désordre (CD)
Montagne Noire
Joëlle Léandre (double bass, voice) and Alexandra Grimal (saxophones, voice) compose, improvise and underline the freedom of musical creation.
Ghédalia Tazartès - Two Men In A Boat (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
One of Ghédalia Tazartès' final recordings, with Rhys Chatham, in 2018-2019.
Bernard Parmegiani - Mémoire Magnétique Vol. 2 (1966-1993) (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Spanning 1966-1993, Mémoire Magnétique Vol. 2 is a revelatory collection of short and secret music by electronic music pioneer Bernard Parmegiani.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 (vinyl LP)
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet & David Watson.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 2 (vinyl LP)
Matière Mémoire
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
 Charlemagne Palestine - October 24, 1975 (CD)
Matière Mémoire
A 1975 unreleased Strumming performance in Antwerp.
 Novi_sad - ΚΕΡΑΥΝΟΣ (CD)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A series of compositions using environmental sounds and field recordings from the five continents.
Sarah Defrise - Sarah Defrise sings For Cathy - A Capella Album – A Tribute to Cathy Berberian (CD)
Sub Rosa
Belgian soprano Sarah Defrise dedicates her first new music album to the American mezzo-soprano Cathy Berberian, featuring exclusively a capella pieces which were written for Berberian by some of the most prominent composers of her time.
Stefano Graziani - Documents on Raphael
English edition with Italian booklet
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Documents on Raphael is not only a rediscovery project carried out on the five hundredth anniversary of Raphael's death, but above all an operation of re-visioning.
Matthieu Saladin - Les multiples de Eins, Un, One (postcards)
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.
Benjamin Bondonneau - Le Diable ermite - Augiéras (CD)
Le Chant du Moineau / Casta - Records
Compositions and epistolary improvisations, in tribute to the writer François Augiéras.
Benjamin Bondonneau - Ville sauvage (2 CD)
Le Chant du Moineau / Casta - Records
Vast cross-composition by Jean-Yves Bosseur and Benjamin Bondonneau created for the Bordeaux ensemble le Un. A wild thought towards Claude Lévi-Strauss and his notion of "bricolage".
Simon Ripoll-Hurier - HITS (vinyl LP)
DUUU
A territorial project but also a collective, musical, social and political experience of listening and exchange.
Carlos Casas - Kamana (vinyl LP + CD)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A multiformat release inspired by and channeling the culture and traditions of the Aeta, an indigenous group from the Zambales region in the Philippines, some of the most ancient nomadic and hunter gathering cultures. A sonic exorcism filled with ancestral frequencies, haunted ghosts, and other animistic spirits from the Pinatubo forests, going from the realms of the real to the imaginary, from transcription to syncretism, from concrete to abstract.
C.W. Winter - The Works and Days - The Black Sections (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An absorbing sound collage album that emerged out of the production material of the film, The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) by C.W. Winter & Anders Edström, with musical excerpts from Tim Berne & Bill Frisell, Tony Conrad, Graham Lambkin, Mary Jane Leach, Alvin Lucier, Phill Niblock, Folke Rabe, Éliane Radigue, and Akio Suzuki.
Éric La Casa - Installations (CD)
Swarming
Two compositions conceived mainly from researches on the inaudible and the unspeakable, as part of a series devoted to the representation of infraliminary sound phenomenons of the reality, of everyday life.
Éléonore Devevey - Terrains d\'entente - Anthropologues et écrivains dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
Laura Kurgan - Si loin, si proche - Cartographie, technologie et politique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An analysis of the spatial representations using new digital location and mapping technologies, in the light of the political issues that accompany their multiple interpretations.
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.
Maurice Fréchuret - Images de l\'exil
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The images of exile, escape, wandering and exclusion in art history, from classical painting to the most contemporary production.
Hito Steyerl - De l\'art en duty free - L\'art à l\'époque de la guerre civile planétaire
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A caustic diagnosis of the situation of the current art, by one of its major protagonists.
Piotr Piotrowski - Dans l\'ombre de Yalta - Art et avant-garde en Europe de l\'Est (1945-1989)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The first comparative study of artistic culture in Europe under Soviet influence following the Yalta Accords, tracing the complex relationship between art and politics and the tensions between the avant-garde and traditional practices on the other side of the Iron Curtain.
Yoann Sarrat - Phonosophie et corporalité compositionnelle - L\'art sonore de Frédéric Acquaviva
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
An initiatory drift through the complex, multiple and singularly innovative sound art of Frédéric Acquaviva.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
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.
Zaven Paré - Le spectacle anthropomorphique - Entre les singes et les robots
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
From the observation of a society of capuchin monkeys and thought experiments borrowed from theater, Zaven Paré, artist and researcher in interaction design, specialist in theater and robotics, attempts to dismantle the pitfalls of anthropomorphization, in an attention that seeks to preserve the irreducible character of an interspecific copresence.
Céline Frigau Manning - Ce que la musique fait à l\'hypnose - Une relation spectaculaire au XIXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Œuvres en sociétés
The unexplored interactions between hypnosis, music and medicine in the 19th century, between the world of science and the world of art.
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Attempting to explore the transdisciplinary aspects of artistic practice, this book revisits a tipping point in art history: the invention of preconceptual and minimal art forms by George Brecht, a chemical engineer and artist.
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.
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).
Benjamin Mouliets - Mikami Kan (book + CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
The biography of the singer and performer Mikami Kan, figure of the Japanese underground scene, with two unreleased concerts on CD.
Francis Alÿs - As Long as I\'m Walking
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph, centered on some of the Belgian-born Mexican-based artist's key motifs and features: his 30-year groundbreaking video practice; the importance of strolling and walking for his artistic method; his interest in children's games which he has filmed in various countries since 1999.
MuMo - Le Musée Mobile – Volume 4
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of MuMo (Musée Mobile), this fourth volume traces the journey of a new museum truck, designed in 2017 by designer Matali Crasset to circulate the works of the Fonds régionaux d'art contemporain (Frac) and the Cnap – Centre national des arts plastiques.
Victor Papanek - Design pour un monde réel
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Design/Théories
Critical re-edition in French of an absolutely precursory and fundamental work for the inclusion of social and environmental issues in the design process: the manifesto of a radical reconfiguration of the field of design, of its forms but above all of its mission.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
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.
Bernard Stiegler - Philosophies singulières - Conversation avec Michaël Crevoisier
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Bernard Stiegler talk about what links them to philosophy.
Anni Albers - Du tissage
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Written by one of the pioneers of twentieth-century textile art, Anni Albers' 1965 seminal text offers a brilliant meditation on the art of weaving, its history, tools, and techniques, and its implications for modern design (new expanded edition, with three critical texts and color illustrations).
Vincent Broqua - Malgré la ligne droite - L\'écriture américaine de Josef Albers
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The essential place of writing in the work of Josef Albers (1888-1976), one of the most important artists, painters and educators of the 20th century.
Benjamin H. Bratton - La Terraformation 2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A provocative and stimulating manifesto by Benjamin Bratton that promotes new ways of inhabiting (and artificialising) the planet, facing the environmental, economic and social crisis that radically belies the possibility of a continuation of the current globalised capitalist model.
Jean-Pierre Zarader - Hugo Santiago - La rage de filmer
French edition
ARTDERIEN
An essay on the Argentine director Hugo Santiago that questions the very definition of cinema.
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
French edition
Walden n
décal'âge is a manuscript, reproduced here in facsimile, between intimate writings, working reflections, and diaries of thought. We find in it Claude Rutault's style, his familiarity with literature, the meditative density of his daily reflection.
Zineb Sedira - Les formes du désir - Alger
French edition
Nero
The first of three issues of a periodical charting the artistic journey of Zineb Sedira in the run up to her presentation for the French Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale (2022).
La Tranchée Racine weekly
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La Tranchée Racine
United Dead Artists
La Tranchée Racine becomes weekly for 42 issues on the occasion of Stéphane Blanquet's exhibition at the Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, from September 2020 to January 2022: a crazy project that intends to constitute a vast panel of art brut, contemporary art and drawing at the rate of one issue per week for more than a year...
La Tranchée Racine weekly
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La Tranchée Racine
United Dead Artists
La Tranchée Racine becomes weekly for 42 issues on the occasion of Stéphane Blanquet's exhibition at the Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, from September 2020 to January 2022: a crazy project that intends to constitute a vast panel of art brut, contemporary art and drawing at the rate of one issue per week for more than a year...
Lucas Blalock - Figures
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Zolo Press
Artist's book.
Babeth Rambault - Cause départ vol. II
French edition
Lendroit éditions
The last part of the photographic inventories that punctuate Babeth Rambault’s work.
Pierre Gaignard - Hyperempirique - Les limites de l\'habitat en collectif – Récit de l\'expérience Wonder au macLYON
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
The report of a collective and immersive residency at the Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art.
Strate(s) - Photo+graphies de l\'aventure spatiale
French edition
miscellaneous
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Strate(s)
The first issue of the new CNES Space Observatory reviex invites to discover the space universe from a human perspective through nearly 150 photos and graphic documents, analyzed by four researchers in human and social sciences.
Laura Mulvey - Fétichisme et curiosité
French edition
Brook
French edition of Laura Mulvey's writings which range from analyses of Xala, Citizen Kane and Blue Velvet, to an extended engagement with the creations of Native American artist Jimmie Durham and the feminist photographer Cindy Sherman.
Toilet Paper
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Toilet Paper
29 new dreamlike (or nightmarish) living tableaux by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.
Le phototexte engagé - Une culture visuelle du militantisme au XXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An original multidisciplinary study of the text-image pair in its political dimension, from the militancy of the early twentieth century to the struggles for "visibility" of minorities.
Marina Seretti - Endormis - Le sommeil profond et ses métaphores dans l\'art de la Renaissance
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.
Carolin Meister - Rencontre
French edition
Diaphanes
A dialogue between the philosopher and the art historian around the encounter.
Raphaëlle Milone - Papillon de verre
French edition
Diaphanes - Forward Fiction
Raphaëlle Milone's first novel, a dive into the heart of desires, acclaimed by Simon Liberati as well as by Jean-Luc Nancy.
Emmanuelle Antille - KD - Karen Dalton
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Between a film diary and a manifesto on the creative process, this book is a wild and enchanting journey in Karen Dalton's footsteps, the cult singer and her breathtaking voice, friend of Bob Dylan and forgotten muse of the '60s, and offers an investigation combining texts, photographs, drawings and archives, at the crossroads of the worlds of art, music and cinema.
Charles-Louis Philippe - Faits divers / Musique pour Faits divers: A Piece of the Sky Is Missing (+ CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
On the occasion of the republication of eight texts by Charles-Louis Philippe (1874-1909), Nurse With Wound (here, Steven Stapleton & Brian Conniffe) wrote "Music for Miscellaneous: A Piece of the Sky Is Missing", an unreleased mini CD included in the book.
Thierry Chancogne - Le Gobelet de cristal
French edition
Tombolo Presses
A search for the founding narratives of graphic design and typography (as there were such narratives in antiquity about art, painting, and sculpture) among Atlantist type designers of the 1930s, starting with the American typographer Beatrice Warde.
Ivan Liovik Ebel - Topographie discrète - Scénario pour un texte sans dimensions
French edition
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
The meeting between the artist and the philosopher, working together to create a common space.
David Redon - Le Centre spatial guyanais - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #2
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Bernard Chambaz, Bertrand Dezoteux and David Redon review the complex history of the construction of the Guiana Space Center, the French space launch base in Kourou, in the 1960s.
José Esteban Muñoz - Fétichisme et curiosité - 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.
Contre-vents - Colères, espoirs, écologies et politiques dans l\'Ouest de la France
French edition
Paraguay Press
A documentary and speculative publication on a genealogy of political, social, ecological and identity-based struggles in the Brittany region and the West of France, from the 1960s to the Zone to Defend of today, based on numerous documents and films made by filmmakers and collectives.
Aurélie Pétrel - Exagraphie - Partitions photographiques (2003-2018)
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
First monograph on artist and photographer Aurélie Pétrel.
Caroline Rennequin - That\'s all Folks!
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The Drawer - Books
In 2020, Caroline Rennequin painted 301 flowers. A series of gouaches on hand-made Indian cotton paper reproduced entirely in this book.
Emmanuèle Jawad - Interférences
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Interférences is composed of three series of poems, constructed like textual photographs. The material of this poetry crosses collective memories (protests against the Gulf War...), social news and intimist inserts, in a logic of telescoping and/or blurring of data.
Vincent Lafaille - Il a fallu apprendre à lire dans le noir
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Vincent Lafaille reinvents a poetics built on the rhythm, sometimes hesitant, staggering, of walking, in a fragmented narrative that is rooted in the time of social movements (from 2016 to 2020) where the question of how to reinvest our cities and our lives—our present—raised.
Laurent Marissal - Brecht & Brecht
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Portraits in 22 tableaux based on the works and words of Bertolt & George Brecht.
Claire Richard - Technopolice : défaire le rêve sécuritaire de la safe city
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
A manual of technological autonomy.
Sarah Petitbon - Vercors, Vie Sauvage
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An investigation on the natural reserve in the Vercors region, in an ecological, philosophical and political approach.
Delphine Bauer - Soleil, eau, vent : vers l\'autonomie énergétique
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An investigation on the question of the energy autonomy of the territories from the history of a village in the Hautes-Alpes in France.
 BAUKUNST - Pensées
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
A portrait of the Belgian architecture office BAUKUNST founded by Adrien Verschuere.
Valérie Mavridorakis - Siah Armajani, pragmatisme et anarchie (1957-1988)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An in-depth study of the elaboration of the functional architectures-sculptures of the American artist of Iranian origin Siah Armajani (1939-2020), between utopia and pragmatism, allegorizing as much the ideals as the contradictions of the American democracy before being dedicated to figures of the anarchy.
Unglee Izi - SW1 - Sécurité du premier monde – Tracteur directrice de l\'A.S.M.A
French edition
Supernova - Dans le vif
A collection of texts written over a period of fifteen years during the night, introduced by a photographic series by Jacques Patillot, between reality, portraits of friends, poetry, fiction and autobiographical insert.
Julie Coutureau - SNI
French edition
Supernova - Dans le vif
An experimental and phonetic poetic adventure, a literary rhizome.
Peter Klasen - Une œuvre en responsabilité - Œuvre de 1959 > 2021
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Reference monograph: a selection of 320 works, 30 texts and interviews, 150 archive photographs.
Thibault Boulvain - L\'art en sida - 1981-1997
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A study of representations of HIV and AIDS in American and European art, that opens up a vast political, economic and social history of two decades fatally haunted by the catastrophe.
Le Comportement des Choses
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A polyphonic investigation that reveals the potential of fictional and philosophical suggestion of the animation of things, questioning the persistence of forms of animism within the project of modernity, in the horizon of a questioning of the anthropocentric foundations of the Western culture.
Sylvère Lotringer - J\'étais plus américain que les Américains - Sylvère Lotringer en conversation avec Donatien Grau
French edition
Diaphanes
Sylvère Lotringer traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
Tom Bishop - La littérature est un voyage de découverte - 
Tom Bishop en conversation avec Donatien Grau
French edition
Diaphanes
Tom Bishop traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
Sarah Thornton - 33 artistes en 3 actes
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
French edition of the compelling narrative that goes behind the scenes with the world's most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - Brève histoire des musiques actuelles
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
An anthology.
Louis Marin - Événements de contemporanéité et autres écrits sur l\'art au XXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The collection of writings on art by the French philosopher, historian, semiologist and art critic Louis Marin (1931-1992).
David Graeber - L\'anarchie – pour ainsi dire - Conversations avec Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky et Assia Turquier-Zauberman
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
David Graeber's interviews (with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman) redefine the contours of what an anarchist morality could be today.
Walter Benjamin - Sonnette / Sonnets
bilingual edition (German / French)
Walden n
The seventy-three sonnets, unpublished in French, written by Walter Benjamin in memory of his friend Fritz Heinle, a poet who committed suicide at the age of 19, in despair or in protest against the advance of the First World War (bilingual edition).
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