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and work of the choreographer Alain Buffard (1960-2013) brings together rich testimonies, extensive iconography and unpublished archival documents.
Artists as Iconographers
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire - Books
Catalogue dedicated to contemporary artists whose production concentrate on the reuse of existing images (new expanded edition). This publication investigates the various practices of these iconographer artists through documentation, illustrations, essays, and interviews (with Haris Epaminonda, Wade Guyton, Camille Henrot, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jonathan Monk, Linder Sterling…).
The Drawing Center Family - Permanent Flood
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Drawings by artists et alii: previously unpublished works on paper by Matali Crasset, Chris Dercon, Koo Jeong-A, Maurizio Cattelan, Kim Gordon, John Giorno, Ugo Rondinone, Xavier Veilhan, Alexandra Midal, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Amy O'Neill, Arto Lindsay, Yan Pei-Ming, Kamel Mennour, Melvil Poupaud, Sheila Hicks...
Matali Crasset - The Drawing Center - Les trognes
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Matali Crasset's drawings sketchbooks.
Steve DiBenedetto - The Drawing Center - Chromatic Oblivion – Drawings, 1986-2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Steve DiBenedetto's drawings.
Soggetto nomade
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Female identity through the images of five Italian women photographers, 1965-1985: a reflection on identity and its representation in recent history.
Roberto Sironi - Encoded Symbols
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
This book is dedicated to the work of Roberto Sironi, as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers. The activity of the Italian designer unfolds through highly symbolic projects, based on his personal interest in anthropology and ethnology.
Marcin Rusak - Encoded Symbols
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
This book is dedicated to the work of Marcin Rusak, as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers.
Jan Robert Leegte - La nature reconfigurée
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
Set alongside guest contributions, this catalogue offers, from the works of the two Dutch artists Nicky Assmann and Jan Robert Leegte, a fresh take on the fundamental concept of nature, in an age when science and technology are capable of replicating its phenomena.
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.
Dixit - Hypercomfort – Bruther & Laurent Stalder
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Cosa Mentale - Dixit
First issue of the critical magazine published by Cosa Mentale, in which the words of the architecture practice Bruther and of Laurent Stalder, professor of architecture history at ETH, confront each other around the theme of “hypercomfort.”
Artforum - December 2020
English edition
Artforum
The best of 2020.
Mousse
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse
Mousse - Mousse Magazine
Ça m'est égal: The Involution of Desire by Estelle Hoy; Hervé Guibert by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos and Charles Teyssou; Julien Nguyen by Mónica Belevan; Andrew Berardini on artist, writer, and Semiotext(e) coeditor Hedi El Kholti; Tsai Ming-liang by Dora Budor; Wendy Vogel on artist and writer Rosemary Mayer (1943–2014), one of the founding members of A.I.R., New York's first all-women cooperative gallery; Carolyn Lazard by Richard Birkett; Tuan Andrew Nguyen converses with Rahel Aima...
Claire Tabouret -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
First monograph, with a wide selection of of Claire Tabouret's works (paintings, drawings, and sculptures), two essays and a set of literary quotes chosen by the artist.
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.
Maryanne Amacher - Selected Writings and Interviews
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
The life and work of Maryanne Amacher are as vast as they are as yet unknown. Situated at the very onset of serious study of her papers, Amy Cimini and Bill Dietz offer a heterodox and idiosyncratic selection of largely unpublished documents spanning the bandwidth of the still unprocessed contents of the Amacher archive.
Thulani Davis - Nothing but the Music
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
Thulani Davis' collection of poetry about music.
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.
Klima - Magical Trouble
bilingual edition (English / French)
Klima
The second issue of the transversal magazine dedicated to contemporary creation and academic research focuses on the occult, the spiritual dimension that emanates from the different encounters and cohabitations of the living and the non-living, the deviant and erudite aspects of witchcraft, magic, rituals, spiritism and their societal implications.
Christian Egger - Shows, Signals, Unvernehmen - Collected Re- & Interviews 2005-2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Floating Opera Press
The collected reviews and interviews of art critic, curator, and artist Christian Egger.
Boris Rebetez - Common Tales
bilingual edition (English / German)
Nero
Retrospective monograph.
Riccardo Benassi - Morestalgia
English edition
Nero
Monograph / artist's book.
Insufficient Armour
English edition
Nero
A body of essays and visual contributions by radical theorists around the prosthesis and the "augmented body" issues.
Alex Hamburger - Antilogy
English edition
Errant Bodies - Errant Edition
Drawing from notions of "bad poetry" as the critical undoing of normative taste, Antilogy brings together works by the Brazilian artist and poet Alex Hamburger.
Alessio Bolzoni - Action Reaction
English edition
Flash Art - Flash Art Publishing (books)
The series of photographs plastered by Alessio Bolzoni over twenty six billboards in sixteen different locations across the city of Milan.
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.
Manolo Laguillo - Pseudopanorama
trilingual edition (English / Catalan / Spanish)
IF Publications
New monograph / artists' book.
AARC – Alter Architecture Research Collective
English edition
IF Publications
Alter Architecture Research Collective's manifesto (contributions by Andreas Rumpfhuber, Tiqqun, Mariapaola Michelotto, Giorgio Agamben and Julian Siravo).
Stéphane Vigny - Plaire
bilingual edition (English / French)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Stéphane Vigny's first monograph, conceived as an object with several levels of reading, as well as the sculptures of the artist.
Kino/Atelier - Program
English edition
Cneai
A book produced in conjunction with Bauer Verlag's eponymous series of screenings at the Studio/Cinema in Brooklyn, with about 25 contributions.
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.
Vivian Darroch-Lozowski - Voice of Hearing
English edition
Squint.press
A phenomenology of voice and hearing.
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
Floating Opera Press
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.
Into the City, Onto the Stage - Unlikely Collaborations in the Performing Arts
English edition
Bruno
Curating performing arts (a research project by Reykjavik-based curators Alexander Roberts and Ásgerður G. Gunnarsdóttir).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Frog
texts in English and French
Frog
A dozen of exhibition reviews (Sylvie Fleury, Martin Kippenberger, Christian Boltanski & Bernard Frize...), 8 interviews (Giusto Van Campenhout, Andrew Power, Virgil Abloh, Sean Landers, Richard Kennedy, Saadane Afif, conversation between Jordan Wolfson & Bjarne Melgaard......), 8 exhibitions, places and collections in pictures(Shara Hughes, Bruno Serralongue photographed by himself, Thomas Bernhard's house, the Gaby and Wilhelm Schürmann Collection...), some artists special projects, and the chronicles.
Tomoko Sauvage - Fischgeist (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The third solo album by Paris-based Japanese experimental musician and sound artist Tomoko Sauvage, recorded in a former water tank in Berlin, a building with a special architecture and acoustics.
Hermann Nitsch - Akustisches Abreaktionsspiel (CD)
Tochnit Aleph
Reissue of Nitsch's very first release, originally published in 1972 by Edition Galerie Klewan in a limited edition of 100 copies.
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...).
Sébastien Roux - Succession of Timbres With one Partial in Common (vinyl LP)
Artkillart
Sébastien Roux pushes Max Neuhaus' concept of succession of timbres to a new height in a drastically systematic composition.
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".
Jean-Paul Fourmentraux - antiDATA – La désobéissance numérique - Art et hacktivisme technocritique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
An analysis of the technocritical acts and strategies by artists, hackers and activists in the (post-)digital age.
Emmanuel Hocquard - La poésie mode d\'emploi
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
This volume focuses on all of Emmanuel Hocquard's activities, in order to highlight his importance, and to situate him in a history of contemporary poetry in which he was one of the main protagonists.
Alessandro Bosetti - Thèses/Voix
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A collection of texts by Alessandro Bosetti, between theory, poetry and score, all of which breathe in concert with a series of sound projects and often focus on the voice from different angles and perspectives.
Anne Bénichou - Rejouer le vivant - Les reenactments, des pratiques culturelles et artistiques (in)actuelles
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
Emmanuel Pernoud - Le serviteur inspiré - Portrait de l\'artiste en travailleur de l\'ombre
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An investigation into artistic reproduction and the role of the engravers in the shadows who made prints signed by others, questioning the relationships of domination and subordination in creation.
Brigitte Gilardet - Paroles de commissaires - Histoires. Institutions. Pratiques
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A survey of the history of temporary exhibitions in France, through a series of interviews with 38 curators.
David Lemaire - Les hauteurs difficiles - Peintures religieuse d\'Eugène Delacroix
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
Why does a painter like Delacroix paint so many religious subjects?
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré - Paris la Consciencieuse : Paris la Guideuse du monde
French edition
Empire - Books
The unpublished story, reproduced in facsimile, of the journey to Paris of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré (1923-2014), Ivorian poet and artist, "prophet", creator and inventor of the Bété alphabet, who writes a "report" of his encounter with the Western world on his return from the opening of the mythical exhibition "Magiciens de la Terre".
Michèle Métail - Mono-multi-logues - Hors-textes & Publications orales (1973-2019)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This book gathers the texts (rare or unpublished) conceived as scores of Michèle Métail's oral publications since 1973.
Julien Blaine - La cinquième feuille - Aux sources de l\'écrire et du dire
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Ronan Bouroullec - Crayon-Pinceau
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Nieves
A small selection of Ronan Bouroullec's recent drawing.
Rafael Pérez - Centro de la tierra - Multicolor y cambiante
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Nieves
Rafael Pérez' sketchbook presented in this publication was created in his studio in December 1992 in Dielsdorf, Zurich, as a Christmas present for his wife Ursula. Only minor alterations to the pagination, size and dedication have been made.
Ingo Giezendanner - Sloppy Sleep
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Nieves
A series of drawings made in Paris with felt pen in small notebooks. The hours-long work on the drawings, which are all made right on the spot, displaces Giezendanner into meditation and lets him perceive the urban space in different ways.
Nigel Peake - Spring / Summer + Autumn / Winter (2 volume set)
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Nieves
Nigel Peake's drawings for Japanese distillery Mitosaya.
Caro Niederer - Round Midnight
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Nieves
A series of still lifes and interior scenes by the Swiss artist.
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 – Œuvres en sociétés
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 – Œuvres en sociétés
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.
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...
OpticalSound
French edition
OpticalSound
Optical Sound
Jean-Baptiste Farkas; Nathalie Leleu; RYBN; Laura Kopf; Marianne Derrien; Dorothée Deyries-Henry; Guillaume Aubry; Étienne Charry par Hervé Zénouda; Maxime Ansiau; Carole Douillard, Amelia Jones, Suzanne Lacy & Barbara T. Smith; Éric Degoutte; Jérôme Grivel; Vaughan Oliver; Alain Bergala; Gwendoline Samidoust; Yann Ricordel; Emma Briant; Olivier Mosset...
Frank Kofsky - Conversation
French edition
Lenka lente
First French translation of the famous 1966 interview with the American saxophonist by writer and jazz specialist Frank Kofsky.
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.
Mouvement
French edition
Mouvement
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.
Peinture : obsolescence déprogrammée - La peinture dans l’environnement numérique
French edition
MASC (Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix)
The current state and future of painting in the digital age.
Alexandre St-Onge - Jet du bas dit AA l\'eau guet avec l\'invisible
French edition
Squint.press
Book / sonic sculpture.
Simon Brown - Entonnoir de Nous
French edition
Squint.press
Entonnoir de Nous: a machine misunderstands two humans over several years, and unwittingly writes a book of poetry.
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.
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
A writing project around the English poet and playwright Aphra Behn (1640-1689), an avant-garde feminist and protest figure who was one of the first writers to make a living from her pen and establish herself on the London theater scene.
Rosalie Bribes - Du Zénith au Nadir
French edition
Supernova - Books
In her third poetic collection, Rosalie Bribes deepens the themes tackled in the two previous volumes: criticism of consumer society, illusions, pretences; search for a truth that can give meaning to human existence.
 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Shulamith Firestone - Zones mortes
French edition
Brook
First French translation of Shulamith Firestone's first novel.
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.
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.
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