new releases
 
Izumi Kato -
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Perrotin
This luxurious monograph presents a wide selection of works by Izumi Kato, Japanese painter and sculptor known for his mysterious representations of human figures with primitive aesthetics, alongside exhibition views. It is accompanied by four original critical texts and a poem by the artist.
Alain Buffard - Good Boy
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
CND (Centre National de la Danse) - Printed books
This reference book devoted to the figure and work of the choreographer Alain Buffard (1960-2013) brings together rich testimonies, extensive iconography and unpublished archival documents.
Germaine Dulac - What is cinema?
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
The first published edition of Germaine Dulac's What is Cinema?, almost 75 years after its creation, illuminates the vital role of this pioneer of the 1920s French avant-garde, as an innovator of modern cinematic thought, who was reflecting, early on, in a sustained and analytical way about what cinema is.
Stéphane Blanquet - Dans les têtes de Stéphane Blanquet
bilingual edition (English / French)
United Dead Artists
The catalogue of Stéphane Blanquet's evolving exhibition in the whole space of the Halle Saint-Pierre, Parisian temple of art brut and outsider art: a vast retrospective in 1.9 kg of images (drawings, photographs, tapestries, sculptures), with also the works of invited artists: Keiichi Tanaami, Bruno Richard, Samplerman, Jan Švankmajer, Dr. Karayom, etc.
LSD - A Feminist Issue
bilingual edition (English / French)
LSD (Le Signe Design)
The first issue of the Cahiers du centre national du graphisme, around the relationship between graphic design and feminism.
Alfio Tommasini - Via Lactea
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Agricultural landscapes and portraits of the Swiss Alps: a fascinating visual study of the relationship between humans, animals and topography in the context of a rapidly changing agriculture and dairy industry.
Mihai Barabancea - Falling on Blades
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Photographer Mihai Barabancea portrays the underworld of post-Soviet Romania and Moldova: a set of subjects and scenes revealing the crude reality of the streets, zeroing in on moments of ruthless rawness and keen poignancy.
Mine Dal - Everybody\'s Atatürk
bilingual edition (English / Turkish)
Edition Patrick Frey
A photographic journey in contemporary Turkey, looking for traces of the protean presence of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic, in more than 600 pages.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Conceived as a children's book, Stories of Little and Big Blossoms is a collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
Rob van Leijsen - Copy, Tweak, Paste - Methods of appropriation in re-enacted artists\' books
bilingual edition (English / French)
Clinamen
An essay on the modes of re-enactments, appropriation or reinterpretations of artists' books.
Grace Seri - Sans Grace
bilingual edition (English / French)
Clinamen
Sans Grace is the book by two actresses, one from Geneva, the other based in Paris. It takes up the first improvisational exercises that they carried out before conceiving the stage diptych Sans Grace / Avec Grace, on tour in Switzerland and Belgium.
Olia Lialina - Olia Lialina – Net Artist
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Espace multimedia Gantner
This first monograph of the international net art pioneer allows us to (re)discover this always contemporary artistic practice, inviting us to plunge into the specificities of the internet medium (flows, URLs, protocols, etc.), and sketching a media archaeology.
Pierre Budet - Nasty Little Thing
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
A series of drawings by Pierre Budet produced daily in Rennes from March 17 to May 11, 2020 during the confinement period imposed on the French population due to the pandemic (covid-19).
Philémon Vanorlé - Quarantaine de l\'art confiné
bilingual edition (English / French)
Lendroit éditions
Photographic series by Philémon Vanorlé taken on smartphone in an apartment in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage from March 17th to May 11th 2020, period of lockdown imposed on the French population because of the pandemic (covid-19): offbeat and humorous assemblages of food and everyday objects that the artist creates (limited edition of 55 copies).
Eliott Waldis - Vigilancia
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
Lendroit éditions
A compilation of photographs of Mexican vigils, "casetas de control" or "casetas de vigilancia", taken from February to June 2018. These control booths, which were captured in the residential areas of Mexico City, govern free movement. This book is a true repertory which reveals an aesthetics of urban space and architectural functionalism.
Marie-France Rafael - On Gender Performance
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A conversation about performance, genre and cinema in the subversive work of Brice Dellsperger.
Chus Martínez - Corona Tales - Let Life Happen to You
English edition
Lenz Press
When she started writing the Corona Tales, Chus Martínez had been weighing how people and the media were addressing the outbreak of the virus as an unprecedented disaster. One possible contribution, as curator and writer, would be to write a short story a day and post it on an Instagram account that many could access…
Thomas Canto - Still Lifes of Spacetime
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
First monograph.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 07 (#23, 24, 25, 26)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 23 to 26 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Flash Art - Fall 2020
English edition
Flash Art
Flash Art - Flash Art International (magazine)
This issue of Flash Art comes with a new brand identity, introducing a seasonal publication schedule starting from fall 2020. A new logo also heralds this change: an apparent return to the visual identity of Flash Art, albeit revised and updated with an evolving graphic layout and doubled page count and contents to offer readers a more in-depth, discursive experience. This issue explores the dynamic hybridization of the languages of contemporary art, focusing on the theme of the curatorial process—the exhibition as a moment of reflection and revelation with infinite potential for investigation.
Martin Barré - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Six American artists share their invaluable perspectives on the decisive work of Martin Barré, a major figure in French Abstraction of the late 20th century.
Pattern, Crime & Decoration
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Le Consortium - Collective exhibitions catalogues
Catalogue of the double exhibition devoted to the Pattern & Decoration movement, with numerous previously unpublished archives.
Farah Atassi -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Le Consortium - Monographs
Reference monograph.
Nanna Debois Buhl - Cloud Behavior
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A study of clouds through photographs, drawings, essays, and interviews.
Laurence Bonvin - Aletsch Negative
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A photographic journey with a documentary and sensory approach in the center of the ice giant Aletsch, the biggest glacier in Europe (a series of 60 negative photographs taken on the Aletsch glacier, with four texts by interdisciplinary authors on the glacier: glaciologist Jean-Baptiste Bosson, art historians Federica Martini and Joël Vacheron and writer-researcher André Ourednik).
Gianni Pettena - 1966-2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The first book to cover the entire span of the “anarchitect” Gianni Pettena's career.
Mario Merz - Igloos
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This volume outlines the multiple trajectories that led to one of Mario Merz's most significant bodies of work: the igloos. Essays by Germano Celant, Lisa Le Feuvre, Pietro Rigolo, and Mariano Boggia complement a lavish array of illustrations and hitherto unpublished documents, including a 1974 interview with Merz conducted by Harald Szeemann, and a photographic reconstruction of the Igloos exhibition at the Pirelli HangarBicocca.
Giovanna Silva - Imeldific
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Giovanna Silva explores the architectural heritage of the Philippines, illustrating the relationship between architecture and history, through the architectural exuberance of a power long marked by corruption and nepotism.
Hassan Khan - I saw the world collapse and it was only a word
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Artist's book.
Dirty Ear Report
English edition
Errant Bodies - Audio Issues
Dirty Ear Report #3 documents a collective workshop by sound artists and researchers working in the fields of experimental dramaturgy, sonic social engagement, and voice studies.
Beau Geste Press
bilingual edition (English / French)
CAPC
The “catalogue dé-raisonné” of all the printed matter produced by tThe independent publishing house Beau Geste Press, that federated visual poets, neo-Dadaists and international artists affiliated with the Fluxus movement from 1971 to 1976.
Pli - Minimal & Maximal
bilingual edition (English / French)
Pli
Pli - Pli (magazine)
The sixth issue of the annual magazine mixing graphic design, publishing and architecture is devoted to the double theme of “Minimal & Maximal”.
Hannah Beachler - Design in a Frame of Emotion
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Incidents
American production designer Hannah Beachler engages in a conversation with Jacqueline Stewart and Toni L. Griffin about set building and curation, urban design, location scouting, Afrofuturism, fictional histories, and Black feminist narratives, and elucidates her role.
Isabelle Graw - In Another World - Notes, 2014–2017
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
This book merges memoir and social critique in an original fashion. By combining personal observations with a general systemic analysis, it thereby seeks to propose a new genre of writing.
Luis Camnitzer - E-flux journal - One Number Is Worth One Word
English edition
Sternberg Press - E-flux journal
This collection of texts—with many unpublished—spans over half a century of the conceptual artist's radical engagement with art education and its institutions.
Mieke Bal - The Contemporary Condition - Exhibition-ism – Temporal Togetherness
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
In Exhibition-ism, theorist and artist Mieke Bal develops the idea that exhibiting is a significant form of the contemporary.
John Akomfrah - The Contemporary Condition - Co-existence of Times – A conversation with John Akomfrah
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
In the form of a conversation with filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah, this book sets out to explore how his work with montage can be understood to articulate contemporaneity in sensuous ways.
Master of Voice
English edition
Sternberg Press - Sandberg Series
The question of the voice and its prominent role in our postindustrial society.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary - The Commissions Book
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
This comprehensive publication by the art foundation Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) engages with more than 100 works of art in over 1,300 pages, proposing a speculative topography that organizes and weaves together sequences of potential narratives and interrogations along with close examinations of different works of art and a collective archive of images.
Where are the tiny revolts? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 1)
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A collection of reflections and literary and artistic contributions inspired by the themes at the heart of American writer Dodie Bellamy's work, and driven by the central question “What are we learning from artists today?”
Aesthetics of Standstill
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The essays of this book transverse the vqrious dimensions of standstill as an in-between of time (with essays by Georges Didi-Huberman, David Lapoujade, Peter Osborne, Jacques Rancière, Christine Ross, and others as well as conversations with Via Lewandowsky, Aernout Mik and Marcel Odenbach).
Ronny Delrue - Correspondances #1
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A selection of drawings from the Belgian artist's extensive corpus.
Come Closer - The Biennale Reader
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Come Closer: The Biennale Reader, published on the occasion of the inaugural Prague biennale, considers the present via counter-hegemonic readings of the past. The book explores various perspectives of class, race, and gender differences in post-socialist states, past and present.
Art & Energy
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Art as a specific and autonomous form of energy (publication arising from the 2019 activities of the MA Fine Arts program at the Zurich University of the Arts, directed by Donatella Bernardi).
Artforum - October-November 2020
English edition
Artforum
Double issue, featuring Park McArthur, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh on Luciano Perna, Garrett Bradley, election 2020: artists' projects...
Neural - Sate of Emergency
English edition
Neural
Interviews with Dasha Ilina, Forensic Architecture, Screen Walks (Marco de Mutiis + Jon Uriarte), Michele Spanghero; Emergency music by Pirate Care; Masks: The Face between Bodies and Networks; reports, news and 35 books, DVDs & CD reviews...
Oriol Vilanova - Palabras Prestadas, Mot empruntés, Paraules Prestades, Borrowed Words, Geleende Wooden, Parole in Prestito
multilingual edition (English / Spanish / French / Italian / Dutch / Portuguese)
Christophe Daviet-Théry
A collector's declaration of love for his collection (the transcription of a performance by Oriol Vilanova).
Pierre Leguillon - The Museum of Mistakes
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
First monograph dedicated to Pierre Leguillon's Museum of Mistakes: a traveling exhibition gathering a collection of mass culture artifacts and craft objects, questioning with humor and subversivity the mechanisms of today's visual culture.
Andreas Züst - Pursuit of Wonders
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
From 1970s to his death in 2000, scientist, artist and art collector Andreas Züst spent time in Greenland, photographing ice in its most diverse forms. This publication gathers a selection from this extensive collection, alongside contextual essays.
Eugène Frey - João Maria Gusmão introduces Eugène Frey - Inventeur des célèbres Décors lumineux à transformations du Théâtre de Monte Carlo appliqués pour la première fois à l\'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
A painter and an inventor, Eugène Frey (1863-1930) pioneered techniques of animated sets for the theatre at the same time period as the cinema was invented. While he is contextualized beside the creations of Loie Fuller, Georges Méliès or Lotte Reiniger, he is reinterpreted by the artist João Maria Gusmão. First publication devoted to the work of Eugène Frey, the luxurious catalogue of the exhibition at the New National Museum of Monaco presents texts by Stéphane Tralongo (University of Lausanne) and Laurent Mannoni (Cinémathèque française), as well as a work of fiction by João Maria Gusmão.
Ambera Wellmann - UnTurning
bilingual edition (English / French)
La Panacée
Catalogue of Ambera Wellmann's first monographic exhibition in a public institution, presenting a set of about ten recent paintings, several of which were created for the occasion.
Ana Manso - Agar
trilingual edition (English / Italian / Portuguese)
Cura. - Cura.books
This book surveys the work made in the last few years by Portuguese artist Ana Manso.
Real_Italy
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Cura. - Cura.books
A panorama of the contemporary art scene in Italy (exhibition catalogue).
Marcos Lutyens - Quadrant Field
bilingual edition (English / French)
Alberta Pane
Reference monograph, collecting the past 10 years of Marcos Lutyens' research and career, with two essays and detailed introductory texts for each project.
Romina De Novellis - Mediterraneo
English edition
Alberta Pane
First monograph.
Michelangelo Penso -
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Alberta Pane
A retrospective of the Italian artist's sculptural work over ten years, with three essays.
Nathalie du Pasquier - Campo di Marte
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Artist's book.
Michele Lombardelli - California
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
A collection of photographs and drawings retracing the founding Californian experience of the artist.
Enzo Mari - Falce e martello / The Hammer and Sickle
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books
The expanded anastatic reprint of the Italian designer's sulphurous catalog of 1973.
ZINES - An International Journal on Amateur and DIY Media
texts in English and French
ZINES
Strandflat
First issue of the international journal on amateur and DIY media.
Digital Klee - Pedagogical Sketchbook – An Inquiry Into The Future Of Form
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Between 2017 and 2020, researchers in the fields of art, design, computer science, psychology, sociology, digital humanities and mathematics explored the historical publication of the artist Paul Klee, which appeared in 1925 at the Bauhaus. The research work led to the project being part of a logic of patrimonialisation and transmission of knowledge based on digital technologies.
Minor cosmopolitan - Thinking art, politics, and the universe together otherwise
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Rethinking cosmopolitanism without its exploitative grip through alternative traditions and practices of the cosmopolitan from across the globe.
Marion Baruch -
bilingual edition (English / German)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First comprehensive monograph.
Stephen Rosenthal - Constellation
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
New monograph.
Diogo Pimentão - Residual Gravity
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This retrospective monograph, with a dozen previously unpublished texts and a long interview with the artist, reveals the challenges of Portuguese artist Diogo Pimentão's resolutely expanded practice of drawing, informed as much by dance as sculpture or performance.
Brandon LaBelle - The Other Citizen
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
Drawing upon traditions of socially engaged poetics, Brandon LaBelle's The Other Citizen presents narratives of contemporary crisis and exclusionary politics—from American teenagers in the maze of neoliberal privatization to those caught between borders of nation-states—outlining the force of a planetary citizenry.
Budhaditya Chattopadhyay - The Nomadic Listener
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
Based on the author's artistic research on migration, contemporary urban experience, and sonic alienation, The Nomadic Listener is composed of a series of texts stemming from psychogeographic explorations of contemporary cities, including Copenhagen, Berlin, Kolkata, Vienna, Delhi, Hong Kong, Mumbai, and New York, among others.
Antonin Artaud - Artaud the Mômo
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
English translation of Artaud le Mômo, edited in the spatial format Artaud intended, for the first time since its original edition in 1947. Includes eight original drawings by the French poet.
Carlos Martí Arís - Eloquent Silences - Writings on Art and Architecture
English edition
Cosa Mentale - Essays
It is a form of spiritual revolt that Spanish architect Carlos Martí Arís highlights through a transversal analysis of different artistic expressions that combine to enrich his reflection.
Blank Forms - Aspirations of Madness
English edition
Blank Forms
Blank Forms - Blank Forms Journal
Aspirations of Madness, Blank Forms' fifth collection of archival, unpublished, or newly translated texts, considers the work of Masayuki Takayanagi, the poet Louise Landes Levi, musician and writer Joseph Jarman, polymath Catherine Christer Hennix and her one-time student the poet Charles Stein, Russian musicologist Henry Orlov, and Maryanne Amacher—brilliant and overlooked artists whose work Blank Forms will continue to champion in a variety of contexts. Aspirations of Madness features additional contributions by Alan Cummings, Bill Dietz, Peter Kastakis, Art Lange, Leo Svirsky, Satoru Obara, and Tomoyuki Chida.
Jean-Michel Othoniel - ALFA
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
This large monograph presents a new set of sculptures by the artist, installed in the lagoon facing the museum designed by Jean Nouvel in Doha, Qatar, and the different stages of their production.
Jean-François Maurige - Éditions 1991-2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The catalogue raisonné of Jean-François Maurige's prints produced with Michael Woolworth from 1991 to 2019.
Prefaces to a book for a Syrian museum
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
The republishing, in the form of a palimpsest, of the prefaces published in the various editions of the catalogue of the Damascus National Museum, from 1919 to the end of the last century.
Federico Patellani - Stromboli 1949
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
In the spring of 1949, while they were shooting “Stromboli” on the island of the same name, Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini began a love affair which was to cause a scandal. The great photographer Federico Patellani documented the development of the film as well as life on the island.
Spectres - Resonances
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres
Shelter Press - Spectres
The second issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, is dedicated is devoted to the concept of resonances, with contributions by Maryanne Amacher, Chris Corsano, Ellen Fullman, Christina Kubisch, Okkyung Lee, Pali Meursault, Jean-Luc Nancy, David Rosenboom, Tomoko Sauvage, The Caretaker, David Toop, and Christian Zanési.
Margaret Cavendish - Observations upon Experimental Philosophy
bilingual edition (English / French)
Clinamen
Four texts about the sky by Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673), English aristocrat, writer, philosopher and scientist whose salon was home to Descartes, Hobbes and Gassendi, precursor of feminism and author of one of the first works of science fiction.
The Drawer - Black
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 based on a single color, the 19th volume of The Drawer brings together around twenty artists and designers (Noé Sendas, Hao Shuo, Gaël Davrinche, Jean-Michel Sanejouand, Bernard Buhmann, Claudio Coltorti, Armand Jalut, Petrit Halilaj, Marcos Carrasquer, Oscar Murillo, Szabolcs Bozó, Laurent Ajina, Mizuho Koyama, Chloé Quenum...).
Cécile Bart - 6 x Cécile Bart (DVD)
Frac Franche-Comté
Six films around six exhibitions by Cécile Bart, closer to the aesthetics of an artist's film than a documentary, introducing the viewer to the proximity of the works.
Christina Kubisch - Italienische Stücke (CD)
Tochnit Aleph
Release of conceptual and perfomative pieces by Christina Kubisch composed & realised between 1974 and 1984, during Kubisch's years in Italy.
Andrea Tippel - Ich und Sie - Ein Roman aus Dreibuchstabigen Wörtern (2 CD)
Tochnit Aleph
A work Andrea Tippel started in 1993 and finished in 2009, consisting entirely of three-letter-words (two CDs in fullcolour six-panel DVD-sized digipak, with a biographical text, a chronology of the work and a text by Dorothy Iannone).
Marcus Schmickler - Richters Patterns (2 CD)
Tochnit Aleph
Double-CD collecting five of Schmicklers key-works composed & recorded between 2006 and 2016: Richters Patterns (2016), Kemp Echoes (2013), E-UROPAS (2006), Fokker Bifurcations (2014), Ata Oto (2016).
Matters of Listening (CD)
Errant Bodies - Records (CDs / DVDs)
A sound composition based on a workshop focusing on questions of sound, listening, collaboration, and community.
 Elom 20ce, Musquiqui Chihying & Gregor Kasper - The Currency  (vinyl LP)
Sternberg Press - Audio / video
A collaboration between artists Musquiqui Chihying (Taipei, Taiwan/Berlin) and Gregor Kasper (Berlin) together with rapper Elom 20ce (Lomé, Togo).
Espace art actuel - Laboratories
bilingual edition (texts in English and French)
Espace art actuel
A range of artistic and theoretical proposals on the theme of "laboratories".
Jan Jelinek - Tierbeobachtungen (vinyl LP)
Faitiche
Jan Jelinek's album Tierbeoachtungen in a limited pressing on vinyl for the first time.
Frank Bretschneider - abtasten_halten (vinyl LP)
Faitiche
Frank Bretschneider's most radical work: a self-generating composition for synthesizer modules whose sole sound source is the movement of two VU meter needles. The resulting percussive sounds coalesce into rhythmic combinations—all random, without repetition. A meditation on infinite rhythmic variation.
Nicola Ratti - Framework 3 (vinyl EP + CD)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Framework 3 is the latest instalment in Mads Emil Nielsen's sequence of graphic scores and recordings. The series includes the Danish composer's own subjective translations of visual materials and sound pieces accompanied by visual notations. On this release he collaborates with Katja Gretzinger and Nicola Ratti. Published as a limited edition art print folder, Framework 3 consists of risographed scores and recordings on 10" vinyl and CD—with recordings by Nielsen, along with graphic scores by Gretzinger and contributions by Ratti.
Claire Rousay - Both (vinyl LP)
Second Editions
Two attuned location-based pieces that sit somewhere between conceptual composition and magical realism.
Kassel Jaeger - Swamps / Things (2 vinyl LP)
Shelter Press - Records
currently out of stock
Kassel Jaeger's first solo LP with Shelter Press—a remarkably intimate and forward-thinking aural balm, bristling with complex beauty.
Hervé Zénouda - Micrologies N°1 (vinyl LP)
Optical Sound
The new project of Hervé Zenouda (Stinky Toys): a sophisticated and rustling electronic music.
Enrique Ramírez - Plunging Collapsing Surging (vinyl LP)
Optical Sound
This project is a cooperation with The Narbonnaise regional park in south France where Enrique Ramírez developped a project related to the rising of the sea level and climate change. All tracks are made from field recordings Ramírez did under the water and in different areas of the nature reserve in the regional park.
Pascal Goblot - Life as it goes - A conversation with Henri Atlan
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
A journey through the life and way of thinking of the French intellectual, medical biologist, philosopher and writer.
Gilles Coudert - Quand l\'art s\'invite au domaine - Chaumont-sur-Loire (DVD)
original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
This film by Gilles Coudert, narrated by Charles Berling, depicts the dialogue between contemporary art and heritage fostered by the Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Centre d'Arts et de Nature, which encompasses the château and its contemporary sculpture park.
Volume ! - La voix pop – Nouveaux outils, nouvelles approches analytiques
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
This double issue explores new analytical methods to characterize the pop voice in its singularities.
 Zëro - Requiem des innocents (vinyl LP)
Ici, d'ailleurs…
currently out of stock
A vibrant stage adaptation of Louis Calaferte's book by Virginie Despentes accompanied by the rock band Zëro.
Nicole Brenez - Nous sommes d’accord avec tout ce qui a lutté et lutte encore depuis le début du monde - Introduction au cinéma lettriste
French edition
Light Cone
A presentation of the key figures and the basic concepts of Lettrist cinema, which prefigured the breakthroughs of the nouvelle vague and the experiments of expanded cinema.
Déborder la négritude - Arts, politique et société à Dakar
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A collective analysis of the emergence of the “contemporary” and the transnational and transhistorical logics at work in artistic practices in Dakar in response to questions raised by globalization since the Independances, opening up new territories for sociological, economic, political and aesthetic investigations.
Maureen Murphy - De l\'imaginaire au musée - Les arts d\'Afrique à Paris et à New York (1931 à nos jours)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An historical perspective of the representation of non-western art in western museums and imagination / an essay on the relations between African arts and avant-garde.
La vie sociale des choses - Les marchandises dans une perspective culturelle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
Examining how things are sold and exchanged within diverse cultural environments, past and present through a collection of contributions by social anthropologists and historians, this book builds a bridge between social history, cultural anthropology and economics and marks a major step in our understanding of the cultural foundations of economic life and the sociology of culture.
Puissance du végétal et cinéma animiste - La vitalité révélée par la technique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A collective and transdisciplinary study of the representation of plants and their powers to reflect on the question of animation, cinema, photography and, more broadly, image, in the Anthropocene era and in the context of the "vegetal turn" at work in the human sciences as well as in contemporary art.
Sarah Kéryna - Le reste c\'est la suite
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Marco Boubille - Ordre aléatoire des images
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Marco Boubille makes speak the images of Photomaton that he picks up in the streets and collects, in a long serial poem.
Ma Desheng - Handicapé ; Bien ?!?!?! - Épisode 1
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Fragments of the total poetry of the Franco-Chinese poet, performer and artist, an emblematic figure of the Chinese artistic and cultural resistance.
Ma Desheng - Handicapé ; Bien ?!?!?! - Épisode 2
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
99 photo-poems by the Franco-Chinese poet, performer and artist, an emblematic figure of Chinese artistic and cultural resistance.
Dominique Cerf - Il y a quelqu\'un là-dedans
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Drawing book, with an introductory text by Liliane Giraudon and a feminist manifesto by the artist.
Patrick Drevet - Quand la ville se tait - Chronique d\'une sidération, mars-juin 2020
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The “chronicle of a sideration” written during the lockdown between March and June 2020, accompanied by a textual contribution by Julien Coupat et alii.
Jean-François Pauvros - Le Martien / Allo maman (+ CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
Charles Pennequin is an unconventional poet who tells us here the sidereal aggression of a Martian who has not yet cut the cord. On the CD contained in the book, he interprets his text three times: twice in the company of the guitarist Jean-François Pauvros, and another time alone, but with a megaphone.
Celebrity Cafe
French edition
Celebrity Cafe
Experimental poetry, historical avant-garde, contemporary music, dance, visual arts, intermedia.
Dominique Putz - Les figures architectoniques - La construction logique de la forme architecturale
French edition
Cosa Mentale - Essays
Architectural shape is the interface where form and meaning meet and communicate. In this perspective the research addresses the decoding of the shape of buildings, cities and landscapes.
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 July 2021: 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 almost 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 July 2021: 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 almost 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 July 2021: 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 almost a year...
La Tranchée Racine weekly
no text
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 July 2021: 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 almost a year...
Peinture : obsolescence déprogrammée - La peinture dans l’environnement numérique
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The current state and future of painting in the digital age.
Michael Schmidt - Photographies 1965-2014
French edition
Jeu de Paume - Monographs
The first major monograph dedicated to Michael Schmidt (1945-2014), a central figure in contemporary German photography.
 Suspended spaces - Suspended spaces - Fordlândia
bilingual edition (Portuguese / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
An artistic project carried out around Fordlândia—a town built from 1928 onwards by Henry Ford in Amazonia on the banks of the Tapajòs to intensively exploit the rubber tree needed to manufacture tyres, which, following the failure of the project, became a small village in the middle of an industrial heritage of uncertain statu. With twenty international artists and researchers, in collaboration with Fotoativa, a Brazilian collective from Belém.
Paul Pouvreau - Alphabet
French edition
Lendroit éditions
A photographic alphabet.
Arkhè
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture
The collection of works by artists related to architecture and architectural projects of the Frac Centre-Val de Loire, as story of the origins: a rereading of the foundations on which architectural experimentation has been built since the beginning of the 1950s.
Denis-Constant Martin - Plus que de la musique... - Musiques, sociétés et politique, Caraïbes, États-Unis, Afrique du Sud
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society (books)
An essential anthology of studies on music as it is played and lived throughout the world, from France to the United States via South Africa, which underlines Denis-Constant Martin's crucial role in the sociology of popular music. His works, which since the 1970s have questioned recorded and mediatized music by going beyond established musical categories, are striking in their contemporaneity.
Bernard Vouilloux - Gisèle Vienne - Plateaux fantasmatiques
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
An essay on the singular universe of the director, scenographer, choreographer, puppeteer and visual artist Gisèle Vienne.
François J. Bonnet - La musique à venir
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
A manifesto for possible future music.
Émilie Notéris - Alma Matériau
French edition
Paraguay Press
Émilie Notéris focuses her analysis on artworks created by women in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, in a book that is at once literary, aesthetic and political.
Paolo Gioli - Impressions sauvages
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Retrospective monograph of the photographer and filmmaker Paolo Gioli, an active member of the Italian avant-garde of the 1970s: an overview of his work, with a dozen essays, an interview and the artist's writings.
Une Suisse exotique ? - Regarder l’ailleurs en Suisse au siècle des Lumières
French edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
A collection of contributions from art history, history, literature, gender studies and ethnology to rethink the Enlightenment in Switzerland.
Julien Blaine - Le grand dépotoir
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
In 2020, Julien Blaine, born in 1942, inventories (and offers) what remains in an artist's studio at the end of a lifetime of creation. Le grand dépotoir brings together essays, letters and reflections on his vast poetic enterprise since its beginnings.
Grégoire Alexandre - >°GuΣ
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The Drawer - Books
A collaboration between Christophe Brunnquell (Purple art director) and Grégoire Alexandre (photographer) who recompose fashion imagery by dressing their models with images taken from the archives of Vogue Paris, thus creating new ambiguous icons.
Jean-Guy Coulange - Bruissons
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A village, its people, nine characters, some children, a forest. Three seasons : winter, lockdown an spring. Bruissons is the tale of a motionless journey, slightly disrupted. An exhibition – pictures, sounds. And a book.
Revue & Corrigée
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Cornelius Cardew by Matthieu Saladin, interviews with Katsura Mouri, Franck Lilin and Evan Parker, Frédéric Tabet, contemporary Arabic poetry: Abdel Wahab Mohamed Youssef...
Féros
French edition
Féros
The fifth and last issue of the erotic journal.
Hans Hartung - Hans Hartung et l\'abstraction - « Réalité autre, mais réalité quand même »
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
Fondation Hartung Bergman
Drawing on extensive documentation and unpublished sources, this collective publication proposes an ambitious re-examination of Hans Hartung's prolific work and eventful personal trajectory as an actor in a broader history of abstraction, which also provides a fertile matrix for many other reflections on twentieth-century art.
Julien Blaine - 2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
Julien Blaine - 13427 Poëmes métaphysiques
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first edition of Julien Blaine's "metaphysical poems".
Julien Blaine - Œuvres de papiers
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Brochure/catalogue (24 pages) of an exhibition that took place in 1987, simultaneously in Milan (Mercato del Sale gallery) and Paris (Donguy gallery), presenting the pictorial version of metaphysical poems.
François Huglo - Les intimes - Volume 2
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The second volume of François Huglo's literary portraits: du Bellay and Borer, Zénon and Valéry, Borges and Beckett, Leibniz, Proust and Redon, Kafka, Barthes and Derrida, Baudelaire and the oenologist Émile Peynaud, Bory and Novalis...
Forme en architecture, formes de l\'architecture
French edition
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Books
The notion of “form” in architecture.
Aline César - Aphra Behn, Punk and Poetess
French edition
Supernova - Books
Rosalie Bribes - Du Zénith au Nadir
French edition
Supernova - Books
 Ludovic Chemarin© - Kentia
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Between an artist's book, an essay and a catalogue, this publication explores the notion of “installation” in the appropriation strategy developed by the now fictional artist Ludovic Chemarin©, through the conceptual figure of the Kentia palm.
Patrice Carré - Loin hop
French edition
Tombolo Presses
First monograph.
Élise Parré - La base spatiale d\'Hammaguir - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #1
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Michel Beretti, author, Jérôme Lamy, sociologist, and Élise Parré, artist, joined in a yearlong research project initiated by the Observatoire de l'Espace (the cultural laboratory of the French Space Agency) around the birth of the French space technology and its first spaceport in Hammaguir, Algeria.
Espace(s) - Le Grand Jeu
French edition
Espace(s)
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Espace(s)
The 19th issue of the CNES' creation magazine has committed its contributors, and now commits its readers, to embark on the Great Space Game.
Mouvement
French edition
Mouvement
Racism in the arts; the destruction of the National Theatre of Tirana and the collusion between politics and real estate in Albania; literary tourism with Jean Giono; the defence of the public service of culture on the ground; monsters and revolution with Paul B. Preciado; interview with the anthropologist Nastassja Martin; Jean-Charles Hue; Natsuko Uchino...
Inter - Métamorphoses et fluidités
French edition
Inter, art actuel
Intervention - Inter, art actuel
A transformational issue offering multiple trajectories.
Christian Rosset - Le Dissident secret - Un portrait de Claude Ollier
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
A portrait of Claude Ollier (1922-2014), writer of the Nouveau Roman, where memories, reflections, hypotheses and descriptions are intertwined, with a notebook of photographs composed by Camille Rosset.
Lilian Auzas - Nina Hagen interprète Bertolt Brecht
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
A free reflection on the influence of Bertolt Brecht in the work of Nina Hagen, this hybrid text approaches two great popular figures of German culture through an unusual prism, through the margins, and paints a portrait of Nina Hagen as we have never seen her before.
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem - Système du pléonectique
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
The pleonectic comes from a neologism that means: have-more. The challenge of this major book by Mehdi Belhaj Kacem is to identify the ontological principle from which to question the afflictions in which our world is struggling.
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem - Immortelle finitude - Sexualité et philosophie
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
Two thinkers of different generations discuss the question of sexuality and philosophy.
Isidore Isou - Antonin Artaud torturé par les psychiatres
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Through the detailed analysis of Antonin Artaud's psychiatric history, Lettrist master Isidore Isou delivers a real indictment in this singular text which is both an investigation and a pamphlet.
Tristan Tzara - Minuits pour géants / On the Edge of the Outside (+ CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
Tristan Tzara (1896-1963) is the poet through whom Dada arrived. In Zurich, he animated the Cabaret Voltaire with Hugo Ball; in Paris, he then inspired some surrealists in the making. If he was a great lover of Villon and Rabelais, his poetry is as iconoclastic as the music of Nurse With Wound, who composed for this edition of Minuits pour géants an unpublished piece lasting about ten minutes: On the Edge of the Outside.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Le singe de Kafka & autres propos sur la colonie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
The colony as a major philosophical concept in contemporary political thought—a basis for reflection on decolonization (expanded reprint of the book published in 2008).
Julien Blaine - Introdⓐction à la performance
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Julien Blaine's performance manifesto.
Shulamith Firestone - Zones mortes
French edition
Brook
First French translation of Shulamith Firestone's first novel.
Arnulf Rainer -
French edition
MAMCO - Monographs
Monograph dedicated to the set of 70 pieces by Arnulf Rainer constituting the Fonds Michel Foëx, of which Rainer Michael Mason presents the first study.
Une direction graphique - ABM Studio
French edition
Art Book Magazine
First monograph dedicated to one of the most recognized independent French graphic design studios.
Flore Garcin-Marrou - Penser le design avec la philosophie
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Thinking design with philosophy (a teaching manual).
Géraldine Gourbe - Judy Chicago - To Sustain The Vision
French edition
Shelter Press - Books
Monograph bringing together some fifty works by Judy Chicago and unpublished documents, accompanied by three critical texts by Géraldine Gourbe.
Clara Schulmann - Zizanies
French edition
Paraguay Press
A picaresque tale of Clara Schulmann's often collective experiences.
Laurence Rassel - Ce que Laurence Rassel nous fait faire
French edition
Paraguay Press
A book of interviews with the curator and pedagogue Laurence Rassel, who develops in thought and action ways to remedy what ruins relationships and hinders emancipation.
Gernot Böhme - Aisthétique - Pour une esthétique de l\'expérience sensible
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A science of sensitive experience prolonged by a theory of atmospheres, at the origins of philosophical aesthetics.
Iveta Slavkova - Réparer l\'homme - La crise de l\'humanisme et l\'Homme nouveau des avant-gardes autour de la Grande Guerre (1909-1929)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
An ambitious and transversal study on the crisis of humanism resulting from modernity, and on the historical consequences of the universalist and absolute conception carried by Futurism and the Bauhaus, proposing little explored paths for a re-reading of the artistic stakes in the 20th century.
Stéphane Van Damme - Seconde nature - Rematérialiser les sciences de Bacon à Tocqueville
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
By renewing the dialogue with anthropology, this book invites the history of science to be refounded on other, more humanistic bases.
Noémie Étienne - Les Autres et les ancêtres - Les dioramas de Franz Boas et d’Arthur C. Parker à New York, 1900
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
An in-depth study of the diorama in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, a place for the creation and mediation of knowledge but also for the political construction of history, between art, anthropology and natural sciences.
Jean-Marc Poinsot - Quand l\'œuvre a lieu - L\'art exposé et ses récits autorisés
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An essay on art exhibition.
Olivier Mosset -
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
Olivier Mosset's reference monograph offers a complete panorama of the work of one of the central figures in post-war abstract painting, and a pivotal reference for generations of European and American painters, covering six decades of practice, from the first experiments to the monumental recent works.
 Claire Fontaine - La grève humaine - Et l\'art de créer la liberté
French edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An anthology of Claire Fontaine's texts.
Yvane Chapuis - Composer en danse - Un vocabulaire des opérations et des pratiques
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts –
A lexical survey on compositional practice in contemporary dance.
Jean-François Bory - Une monographie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
Retrospective monograph.
Lire Olivier Cadiot
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Literary field
The proceedings of a symposium dedicated to the work of French writer, playwright and poet Olivier Cadiot.
Michele Boni - L\'architecture de la bulle d\'air
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture
A manifesto of the architecture of the air.
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
The stakes of Francis Picabia's creative process, between exaltation and rejection of the self, at the heart of the constitution of modernity.
Andréa-Fatima Touam - Encyclopédie de la domination masculine
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
An investigation into the female presence in the places of art and thought, where discourses on emancipation are fabricated.
Archives sonores de la poésie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A collection of essays on audio archives of poetry.
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