new releases
 
Flows - Bodies of Water – A Reader
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Part of Bodies of Water, the 13th Shanghai Biennale, and following its lines of research, this publication, a 354-pages book conceived as a unique and parallel platform to the exhibition, offers an ensemble of inspiring texts that reflect and extend the theme of the Biennale.
Spectres - Ghosts in the Machine
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres
Shelter Press - Spectres
The third issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, around the topic of artificial intelligence (contributions by Keith Fullerton Whitman, Steve Goodman, Florian Hecker, Robin Mackay, Bill Orcutt, Akira Rabelais, Lucy Railton, Jean-Claude Risset, Sébastien Roux...).
Spectres - Composing Listening
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectres
Shelter Press - Spectres
Back in stock! (second edition). The first issue of the annual publication dedicated to sound and music experimentation, co-published by Shelter Press and Ina GRM – Groupe de Recherches Musicales, Spectres – Composing Listening presents a series of texts by composers (Félicia Atkinson, François Bayle, Brunhild Ferrari, Stephen O'Malley, Jim O'Rourke, Eliane Radigue, Chris Watson...) who discuss personal dimension in the practice of experimental sound art and music.
Regina Cassolo Bracchi - Regina
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Reference monograph dedicated to Regina Cassolo Bracchi, in art Regina (1894-1974), one of the most fascinating, innovative, and to this day lesser-known figures of the European artistic panorama of the twentieth century.
Natacha Lesueur - Comme un chien qui danse / Come un cane ballerino
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Walden n
Retrospective monograph, highlighting the work of the French artist-photographer Natacha Lesueur over a period of nearly 30 years.
LSD - A Typographic Issue
bilingual edition (English / French)
LSD (Le Signe Design)
Le Signe – National Graphic Design Center - LSD
The second issue of the Cahiers du centre national du graphisme (National Graphic Design Center) is about typography.
LSD - A Feminist Issue
bilingual edition (English / French)
LSD (Le Signe Design)
Le Signe – National Graphic Design Center - LSD
The first issue of the Cahiers du centre national du graphisme (National Graphic Design Center), around the relationship between graphic design and feminism (new edition).
Stream - New Intelligences
bilingual edition (English / French)
Stream
Architect Philippe Chiambaretta brings together thinkers, researchers and contemporary artists in the 5th edition of the exploration book-magazine Stream, which investigates the different forms of intelligence that must be considered, implemented and passed down to move beyond the Urbanocene.
Sound American - The Life Issue
English edition
Sound American
Sound American
Sound American Publications' 27th issue, The Life Issue, proposes a reflection upon the smallness—and largeness—of living amidst a tumultuous, globally-shared moment (featuring Claire Rousay, Susan Alcorn, Jack Langdon, Lea Bertucci & Audrey Chen, Katie Porter, Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Henri Pousseur, Chris Pitsiokos, Catalytic Sound collective, Ka Baird, Mazen Kerbaj...).
Faire – To look at things - Volume 09 (#31, 32, 33, 34)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 31 to 34 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Béatrice Balcou - Cérémonies
bilingual edition (English / French)
MER. B&L
The complete Ceremonies (2013-2020) by Béatrice Balcou, testing our visual and experiential approach to artworks, confronting us with the basic status of material objects before actually revealing their identity.
Matt Mullican - The Meaning of Things
English edition
MER. B&L
This artist's book is the book-form of a work by Matt Mullican, "The Meaning of Things (who feels the most pain?)" (2014), con sisting of 676 collages and texts on sheets of standard printing paper.
Museum of the Future - Now What?
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
Rethinking the role of the museum today.
Grand Dessein du Rationalisme
texts in English and French
Accattone
A hybrid publication that gathers 18 architecture projects from the student collectives of Roberto Gargiani's Superstudio at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2020–2021, and a series of 13 theoretical, practical and historical reflections on (antagonist) rationalism in architecture.
James Bishop - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Eight artists, among the many who have been profoundly marked by the work as rare as it is decisive of James Bishop (1927-2021), share their perspectives on the American painter.
Georges Mathieu -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
Reference monograph of Georges Mathieu (1921-2012), a major figure of mid-20th century abstraction, founder of Lyrical Abstraction, inventor of performance art, pioneer of Action Painting, speed and risk, dripping, early inspirer of street art.
Josh Sperling - The ABC to XYZ of Josh Sperling
English edition
Perrotin
Josh Sperling's first catalogue raisonné: this carefully produced publication (cloth-bound cover, different papers) is a comprehensive record of paintings produced thus far by the prolific artist, featuring an accompanying essay by Kyle Chayka.
Ludovico Quaroni - Roma 1968
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
The architect's photographic view of his native Rome.
Wolfgang Scheppe - Taxonomy of The Barricade - Image Acts of Political Authority in Paris, May 1968
English edition
Nero
An iconographic taxonomy of state and police visual control through almost 500 images from the May 1968 police archives in Paris, accompanied by an essay written by Wolfgang Scheppe.
Michele Ciacciofera - Beginningless endless / Senza inizio senza fine / Sans commencement et sans fin
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Zamân - Zamân Books
A retrospective of the last ten years of the Italian artist's graphic and sculptural work, often deployed in extensive programmatic ensembles concerned with memory and archaeology, a sense of history and passing time, that highlights his major contribution to the reconstruction of a trans-Mediterranean imaginary.
Nidhal Chamekh - Mnēmē (box set)
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Zamân - Zamân Books
A limited edition artist's book, Mnēmē presents the work of the Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh through thirty-four independent drawings collected in a luxurious boxed portfolio.
Fosco Lucarelli - Database Network Interface
English edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
In an age characterised by the increasing dematerialisation of cultural production and transmission, Database, Network, Interface explores architecture's historical role in representing and organising information and knowledge.
Félix Luque Sánchez - Machines & Fictions
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
Machines & Fictions is a monograph on the work of Spanish artist Félix Luque Sánchez over the last twelve years, in collaboration with fellow artists Damien Gernay and Íñigo Bilbao. The book includes texts by leading scholars, curators, and art critics who discuss Félix Luque Sánchez's artistic projects.
Nathaniel Mellors - Permanent Presents
bilingual edition (English / French)
Frac Bretagne
Monograph dedicated to the film series incorporating central Neanderthal figures produced by British artist Nathaniel Mellors since 2012.
Hybrid Ecologies
English edition
Diaphanes
A series of interdisciplinary contributions around the political and social dimensions of ecology and its implications in the humanities and social sciences, artistic practices and design.
Annie Descôteaux - Matières premières
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
Through short poetic texts that are both humorous and insightful, Quebec artist Annie Descôteaux speaks to her ever-evolving art practice and relationship with the physical world, while also incisively critiquing the institution.
Valentine Schlegel - Je dors, je travaille
bilingual edition (English / French)
future
Conceived as a "bio-monograph", this catalogue offers a unique insight into the life and work of the French artist, sculptor and ceramist Valentine Schlegel (1925-2021). It features a large iconography, archives, and texts by sculptor and Schlegel specialist Hélène Bertin (new expanded edition with English texts).
Viral - Biennale internationale de design graphique de Chaumont
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le Signe – National Graphic Design Center - Catalogues
restocking in progress
currently out of stock
The catalog of the third edition of the International Graphic Design Biennial, organized by le Signe, centre national du graphisme, questioning the role of virality in today's society (with Fanette Mellier, the Iranian studio Kargah, Michel Le Petit Didier, Michiel Schuurman...).
 Absalon - Absalon Absalon
bilingual edition (English / French)
Paraguay Press
A rereading of the prematurely interrupted work of the Franco-Israeli artist Absalon (1964-1993) through the notions of body, performance and illness, detaching him from the architectural and post-minimal field in which he has often been included, proposing new interpretations via a selection of works by other artists of his generation and a network of conceptual and formal affinities.
Marcel Alocco - Fluxus, Events, Music (1964-2021)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vroum - Editions
Marcel Alocco's Events, some poem-scores to be performed in a real or imaginary space.
Who doesn\'t jump up! / Chi non salta - Football, Culture, Identity / Calcio, cultura, identità
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Bruno
A reflection treating the game of football as an expression of both individual and group "identity".
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
Želimir Žilnik - Feminist Takes - “Early Works” by Želimir Žilnik
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The prospects of revolutionary feminism, from Želimir Žilnik's canonical film.
Lionel Ruffel - The Contemporary Condition - I Can’t Sleep
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
An attempt to feel and investigate the quality of time, with references to Jonathan Crary, Paul B. Preciado, Charles Baudelaire, and Walter Benjamin.
Stamatia Portanova - The Contemporary Condition - Whose Time Is It? – Asocial Robots, Syncolonialism, and Artificial Chronological Intelligence
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
Artificial intelligence and temporality.
Oceans Rising - A Companion to “Territorial Agency: Oceans in Transformation”
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Forty-one contributions by artists, scholars, scientists, and ocean activists in response to the current dramatic evolution of the oceans.
Oceanography
English edition
Sternberg Press - XXI Century Science
Microbial oceanography as a means to better understand the conditions of life (and survival) in the Anthropocene era.
Yannis Tsarouchis - Dancing in Real Life
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Retrospective monograph of the Greek painter Yannis Tsarouchis (1910-1989).
Elisabeth Haarr -
bilingual edition (English / Norwegian)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Retrospective monograph.
Why are they so afraid of the lotus? - (A Series of Open Questions, vol. 2)
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The second volume of the Wattis's annual reader, ​A Series of Open Questions.
Maximilian Kirmse - Wasserklops
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Catalogue / artist's book with twenty-one colour illustrations of German artist Maximilian Kirmse's paintings, as well as several drawings.
May - Jack Smith
bilingual edition (English / French)
May
Jack Smith (Michael Krebber, Felix Bernstein, Enzo Shalom, Branden W. Joseph), Gary Indiana, Bruce Hainley and Sohrab Mohebbi, Jean-Luc Godard by Ferdinand Gouzon, Leilah Weinraub by Juliana Huxtable, Nina Könnemann by Megan Francis Sullivan, Louise Lawler by Nick Irvin, Claire Fontaine by Anita Chari, Robert Malaval by Valentin Gleyze, Afuma (Stefan Tcherepnin & Taketo Shimada) by Keith Connolly, Park McArthur by Noah Barker, Ken Okiishi by Felix Bernstein...
Masterworks of Modern Photography from MoMA - The Thomas Walther Collection
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume: a panorama of the visual inventions of the photographic avant-gardes, in the heart of MoMA's modern photography collection.
Blank Forms - The Cowboy\'s Dreams of Home
English edition
Blank Forms
Blank Forms - Blank Forms Journal
The seventh entry in an ongoing series of anthologies, this book features rare poems alongside new essays and interviews that engage the artists and themes explored elsewhere in Blank Forms' public programming: Terry Allen, Thulani Davis and Jessica Hagedorn, Sarah Hennies and Judith Hamann, Tashi Wada and Charles Curtis, Milford Graves, Graham Lambkin by Alan Licht, Still House Plants, Angel Bat Dawid...
AA Bronson - AA Bronson’s House of Shame
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A look back in text and images at AA Bronson 's (collective) production between 2013 and 2018.
Mathis Gasser - Heroes and Ghosts
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
An ongoing series of figurative oil-on-canvas paintings by Swiss-born London-based artist Mathis Gasser, decontextualizing in the same gesture characters of the popular culture and figures of the history of the art.
Pierre Seinturier - Fiat Lux
bilingual edition (English / French)
The Drawer - Books
First monograph.
Diaphanes - Punk Philology
texts in English and French
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
A punk philology (with Simon Critchley, Emanuele Coccia, Dennis Cooper, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Kim Gordon, Donatien Grau, Richard Hell, Paul McCarthy...).
Saâdane Afif - Side Magazine - The Professor
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
The first issue of the editorial discursive space for the Bergen Assembly triennial, conceived by Saâdane Afif, explores the identity, role and position of the Professor (contributions by Uli Aigner, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Jörg Heiser, Christian Nyampeta, Vivian Slee and Marjorie Senechal).
Maria Bottero - Forays beyond the Modern - The Architecture of Umberto Riva
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Essays
An anthology.
Xavier Veilhan - The Drawing Center - Today\'s Special – Lockdown Drawings 2020-2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
Xavier Veilhan's drawings.
Christophe Brunnquell - The Drawing Center - Photographies – 2013-2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Center
The photographs of Christophe Brunnquell, a French multidisciplinary artist, photographer, designer and artistic director, capture models whose faces he has covered with paint, creating a strange, fantastic universe, both morbid and comic.
Simone Forti - News Animations
English edition
Nero
A reference book containing all the transcripts of Simone Forti's News Animations.
Marialba Russo - Public Sex
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
Marialba Russo's collection of photographs of Italian porno film posters from the 1970s, questioning both the view of the original images and their later exhibition.
Julien Carreyn - Le Moulin des Ribes
English edition
Nero
A bucolic pictorial / photographic project by Julien Carreyn around a French watermill.
François Chiron - Manual of Urban Ecology
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Miscellaneous
This manual provides the current state of knowledge on the functioning of nature in an urban environment: its ecology.
Scripts and Calligraphy - A Timeless Journey
English edition
Kaph Books
The history of Arabic calligraphy.
 Shimabuku - The 165-metre Mermaid and Other Stories
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Conceived in close collaboration with Shimabuku, this new publication tells of the poetic actions conducted during his travels, between his native Japan and Monaco via Brazil, Australia, and many other lands (with texts by the artist, Nicolas Bourriaud, Claire Le Restif and Rirkrit Tiravanija).
Saâdane Afif - Morceaux choisis - A Monograph
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Morceaux choisis is the first seminal overview of Saâdane Afif's artistic practices. The publication features 48 exhibitions or performances organized in 28 separate sections, covering a period of 14 years.
Klara Kristalova -
English edition
Perrotin
This monograph dedicated to the sculptor Klara Kristalova is a tribute to her whole work, revealings on the one hand her drawings and on the other hand her sculptures, sometimes in various exhibition places.
Daniel Arsham - Paris, 3020
English edition
Perrotin
The masterpieces of classical antiquity revisited by Daniel Arsham: pursuing his fictitious archaeological approach, the American artist offers through his reappropriation of the Venus de Milo or Michelangelo's Moses a reflection on our relationship to time.
Daniel Arsham - Moonraker - Time Dilation
English edition
Perrotin
A new set of sculptures created by Daniel Arsham from the vast collection of molds produced by the Ateliers d'Art du RMN - Grand Palais.
Marine Pagès - Les Corps flottants
bilingual edition (English / French)
Naima
First monograph on the work of the French artist Marine Pagès' expanded drawing practice.
Alan Licht - Common Tones - Selected interviews with artists and musicians 2000-2020
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
The collection of previously unpublished interviews and extended versions of Alan Licht's famous conversations with figures in the American art and music scene (Vito Acconci, Matthew Barney, Rhys Chatham, Tony Conrad, Henry Flynt, Milford Graves, Christian Marclay, Phill Niblock, Suicide, Michael Snow, Tom Verlaine, Yo La Tengo...).
Spectre - Contemporary Ruins
bilingual edition (English / French)
Spectre
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Spectre
After the first two issues Mineral Pornography and Vegetal Trauma, the 3rd issue of Spectre invites contemporary artists to deliver their interpretation of contemporary ruins.
Marina Otero Verzier - Dixit - Hypercomfort
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
Second issue of the critical magazine Dixit in which the words of the architect Yony Santos from the swiss architecture practice TYPICALOFFICE and of Marina Otero Verzier, director of research at Het Nieuwe Instituut (HNI), confront each other around the theme of “A Matter of Data”.
Guillaume Tarche - Steve Lacy (Unfinished)
texts in English and French
Lenka lente
A polyphonic evocation of the American saxophonist through the testimonies of some forty international musicians.
Benjamin Bondonneau - Le Diable ermite - Augiéras (CD)
Le Chant du Moineau / Casta - Records
Compositions and epistolary improvisations, in tribute to the writer François Augiéras.
Benjamin Bondonneau - Ville sauvage (2 CD)
Le Chant du Moineau / Casta - Records
Vast cross-composition by Jean-Yves Bosseur and Benjamin Bondonneau created for the Bordeaux ensemble le Un. A wild thought towards Claude Lévi-Strauss and his notion of "bricolage".
Simon Ripoll-Hurier - HITS (vinyl LP)
DUUU
A territorial project but also a collective, musical, social and political experience of listening and exchange.
Carlos Casas - Kamana (vinyl LP + CD)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A multiformat release inspired by and channeling the culture and traditions of the Aeta, an indigenous group from the Zambales region in the Philippines, some of the most ancient nomadic and hunter gathering cultures. A sonic exorcism filled with ancestral frequencies, haunted ghosts, and other animistic spirits from the Pinatubo forests, going from the realms of the real to the imaginary, from transcription to syncretism, from concrete to abstract.
C.W. Winter - The Works and Days - The Black Sections (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An absorbing sound collage album that emerged out of the production material of the film, The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) by C.W. Winter & Anders Edström, with musical excerpts from Tim Berne & Bill Frisell, Tony Conrad, Graham Lambkin, Mary Jane Leach, Alvin Lucier, Phill Niblock, Folke Rabe, Éliane Radigue, and Akio Suzuki.
Loren Rush - Dans le Sable (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The first new album in over 40 years by American composer, pianist, and digital audio pioneer Loren Rush: Bay Area experimentalism meets 20th century classical modernism.
Marja Ahti - Still Lives (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A sensual and abstract album by the Finnish composer Marja Ahti, one of the most interesting electroacoustic musicians our time.
Amelia Cuni - Parampara Festival 13.3.1992 (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Mesmerising 1992 performance from the Dhrupad master vocalist Amelia Cuni, accompagnied by renowded vina player Gianni Ricchizzi and Helmut Waibl on pakhawaj.
Jan Jelinek - The Raw and the Cooked (vinyl LP)
Faitiche
An album version of the radio piece Vom Rohen und Gekochten (The Raw and The Cooked) originally composed and produced by Jan Jelinek for the state broadcaster SWR2, bringing together five sound collages that deal with the consistency of material and its mutability.
Taylor Deupree - Mur (vinyl LP)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A beautiful reflective album built around the piano as a central element and inspired by the sound of whispering.
Éric La Casa - Installations (CD)
Swarming
Two compositions conceived mainly from researches on the inaudible and the unspeakable, as part of a series devoted to the representation of infraliminary sound phenomenons of the reality, of everyday life.
Espace art actuel - The artist-museologist
bilingual edition (texts in English and French)
Espace art actuel
The use by artists of objects coming from the collections of museums of art, science, and society.
Michel Redolfi - Sonic Waters, Underwater Music 1979-1987 (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
A work for underwater performance that literally immerses the listener into an acoustical substance, released in Sub Rosa's Early Electronic series.
Jean Dupuy - J\'idée - Variations sur Jean Dupuy (book + DVD)
bilingual edition (English / French), DVD original version, English / French subtitles
a.p.r.e.s editions - Variations on...
A portrait of Jean Dupuy through a film by Gilles Coudert and a collection of unpublished texts.
Laura Kurgan - Si loin, si proche - Cartographie, technologie et politique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An analysis of the spatial representations using new digital location and mapping technologies, in the light of the political issues that accompany their multiple interpretations.
Maurice Fréchuret - Images de l\'exil
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The images of exile, escape, wandering and exclusion in art history, from classical painting to the most contemporary production.
Hito Steyerl - De l\'art en duty free - L\'art à l\'époque de la guerre civile planétaire
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A caustic diagnosis of the situation of the current art, by one of its major protagonists.
Piotr Piotrowski - Dans l\'ombre de Yalta - Art et avant-garde en Europe de l\'Est (1945-1989)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The first comparative study of artistic culture in Europe under Soviet influence following the Yalta Accords, tracing the complex relationship between art and politics and the tensions between the avant-garde and traditional practices on the other side of the Iron Curtain.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies: literature and thought to the test of the pandemic virality.
Zaven Paré - Le spectacle anthropomorphique - Entre les singes et les robots
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
From the observation of a society of capuchin monkeys and thought experiments borrowed from theater, Zaven Paré, artist and researcher in interaction design, specialist in theater and robotics, attempts to dismantle the pitfalls of anthropomorphization, in an attention that seeks to preserve the irreducible character of an interspecific copresence.
Céline Frigau Manning - Ce que la musique fait à l\'hypnose - Une relation spectaculaire au XIXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Œuvres en sociétés
The unexplored interactions between hypnosis, music and medicine in the 19th century, between the world of science and the world of art.
Erik Avert - George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
Attempting to explore the transdisciplinary aspects of artistic practice, this book revisits a tipping point in art history: the invention of preconceptual and minimal art forms by George Brecht, a chemical engineer and artist.
Victor Papanek - Design pour un monde réel
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Design/Théories
Critical re-edition in French of an absolutely precursory and fundamental work for the inclusion of social and environmental issues in the design process: the manifesto of a radical reconfiguration of the field of design, of its forms but above all of its mission.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
First French translation of a seminal text of media theory, which this edition contextualizes, notably through the debate it provoked with Baudrillard.
Bernard Stiegler - Philosophies singulières - Conversation avec Michaël Crevoisier
French edition
Diaphanes - TransPositions
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Bernard Stiegler talk about what links them to philosophy.
Anni Albers - Du tissage
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art
Written by one of the pioneers of twentieth-century textile art, Anni Albers' 1965 seminal text offers a brilliant meditation on the art of weaving, its history, tools, and techniques, and its implications for modern design (new expanded edition, with three critical texts and color illustrations).
Vincent Broqua - Malgré la ligne droite - L\'écriture américaine de Josef Albers
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The essential place of writing in the work of Josef Albers (1888-1976), one of the most important artists, painters and educators of the 20th century.
Benjamin H. Bratton - La Terraformation 2019
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A provocative and stimulating manifesto by Benjamin Bratton that promotes new ways of inhabiting (and artificialising) the planet, facing the environmental, economic and social crisis that radically belies the possibility of a continuation of the current globalised capitalist model.
Jean-Pierre Zarader - Hugo Santiago - La rage de filmer
French edition
ARTDERIEN
An essay on the Argentine director Hugo Santiago that questions the very definition of cinema.
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
French edition
Walden n
décal'âge is a manuscript, reproduced here in facsimile, between intimate writings, working reflections, and diaries of thought. We find in it Claude Rutault's style, his familiarity with literature, the meditative density of his daily reflection.
Laura Mulvey - Fétichisme et curiosité
French edition
Brook
French edition of Laura Mulvey's writings which range from analyses of Xala, Citizen Kane and Blue Velvet, to an extended engagement with the creations of Native American artist Jimmie Durham and the feminist photographer Cindy Sherman.
Toilet Paper
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Toilet Paper
29 new dreamlike (or nightmarish) living tableaux by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.
Le phototexte engagé - Une culture visuelle du militantisme au XXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An original multidisciplinary study of the text-image pair in its political dimension, from the militancy of the early twentieth century to the struggles for "visibility" of minorities.
Marina Seretti - Endormis - Le sommeil profond et ses métaphores dans l\'art de la Renaissance
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
A critical and nuanced overview of the figures of the sleeping in the art and thought of the Renaissance, a source of inspiration for artists—Mantegna, Dürer, Brughel, Michelangelo or Tintoretto—as well as theologians, doctors and philosophers (from Aristotle to Zwingli, via Augustine and Montaigne), beyond the negative definition and the traditional condemnation of inactivity and unconciousness.
Carolin Meister - Rencontre
French edition
Diaphanes
A dialogue between the philosopher and the art historian around the encounter.
Raphaëlle Milone - Papillon de verre
French edition
Diaphanes - Forward Fiction
Raphaëlle Milone's first novel, a dive into the heart of desires, acclaimed by Simon Liberati as well as by Jean-Luc Nancy.
Emmanuelle Antille - KD - Karen Dalton
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Between a film diary and a manifesto on the creative process, this book is a wild and enchanting journey in Karen Dalton's footsteps, the cult singer and her breathtaking voice, friend of Bob Dylan and forgotten muse of the '60s, and offers an investigation combining texts, photographs, drawings and archives, at the crossroads of the worlds of art, music and cinema.
Emmanuelle Antille - KD – Karen Dalton / A Bright Light - Karen and the Process (bundle book + DVD)
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
47.00 30.00 €
Between a film diary and a manifesto on the creative process, this book is a wild and enchanting journey in Karen Dalton's footsteps, the cult singer and her breathtaking voice, friend of Bob Dylan and forgotten muse of the '60s, and offers an investigation combining texts, photographs, drawings and archives, at the crossroads of the worlds of art, music and cinema. The book is accompanied by Emmanuelle Antille's film A Bright Light – Karen and the Process on DVD (special offer).
Charles-Louis Philippe - Faits divers / Musique pour Faits divers: A Piece of the Sky Is Missing (+ CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
On the occasion of the republication of eight texts by Charles-Louis Philippe (1874-1909), Nurse With Wound (here, Steven Stapleton & Brian Conniffe) wrote "Music for Miscellaneous: A Piece of the Sky Is Missing", an unreleased mini CD included in the book.
Thierry Chancogne - Le Gobelet de cristal
French edition
Tombolo Presses
A search for the founding narratives of graphic design and typography (as there were such narratives in antiquity about art, painting, and sculpture) among Atlantist type designers of the 1930s, starting with the American typographer Beatrice Warde.
Ivan Liovik Ebel - Topographie discrète - Scénario pour un texte sans dimensions
French edition
Editions du Griffon - Monographs & catalogues
The meeting between the artist and the philosopher, working together to create a common space.
David Redon - Le Centre spatial guyanais - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #2
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Bernard Chambaz, Bertrand Dezoteux and David Redon review the complex history of the construction of the Guiana Space Center, the French space launch base in Kourou, in the 1960s.
Gustave Flaubert - Lettere dall\'Egitto
Italian edition
Humboldt Books
The Italian edition of Flaubert's account of his trip to Egypt, illustrated by Nathalie du Pasquier.
José Esteban Muñoz - Fétichisme et curiosité - L\'après et ailleurs de l\'advenir queer
French edition
Brook
First French translation of José Esteban Muñoz's field defining work—an intellectual inspiration for a generation of LGBTQ scholars.
Contre-vents - Colères, espoirs, écologies et politiques dans l\'Ouest de la France
French edition
Paraguay Press
A documentary and speculative publication on a genealogy of political, social, ecological and identity-based struggles in the Brittany region and the West of France, from the 1960s to the Zone to Defend of today, based on numerous documents and films made by filmmakers and collectives.
Aurélie Pétrel - Exagraphie - Partitions photographiques (2003-2018)
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
First monograph on artist and photographer Aurélie Pétrel.
Caroline Rennequin - That\'s all Folks!
no text
The Drawer - Books
In 2020, Caroline Rennequin painted 301 flowers. A series of gouaches on hand-made Indian cotton paper reproduced entirely in this book.
Georg Baselitz - Ce que tu n\'es pas est un autoportrait
French edition
Jannink - L'art en écrit
Baselitz returns on his own history and on his conception of the painting, on self-portraits, inversed paintings, his reference artists, German painting...
Claire Richard - Technopolice : défaire le rêve sécuritaire de la safe city
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
A manual of technological autonomy.
Sarah Petitbon - Vercors, Vie Sauvage
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An investigation on the natural reserve in the Vercors region, in an ecological, philosophical and political approach.
Delphine Bauer - Soleil, eau, vent : vers l\'autonomie énergétique
French edition
369 editions - Manuals
An investigation on the question of the energy autonomy of the territories from the history of a village in the Hautes-Alpes in France.
Emmanuèle Jawad - Interférences
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Interférences is composed of three series of poems, constructed like textual photographs. The material of this poetry crosses collective memories (protests against the Gulf War...), social news and intimist inserts, in a logic of telescoping and/or blurring of data.
Vincent Lafaille - Il a fallu apprendre à lire dans le noir
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Vincent Lafaille reinvents a poetics built on the rhythm, sometimes hesitant, staggering, of walking, in a fragmented narrative that is rooted in the time of social movements (from 2016 to 2020) where the question of how to reinvest our cities and our lives—our present—raised.
Laurent Marissal - Brecht & Brecht
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Portraits in 22 tableaux based on the works and words of Bertolt & George Brecht.
Xavier Gayan - Roland Gori - Une époque sans esprit (DVD)
French edition
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
An intimate portrait of the psychoanalyst Roland Gori, of his thought and his fights against the commodification of health, education and culture.
Revue & Corrigée
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Terrine, Gabi Losoncy, Nour Mobarak; focus Bruisme Festival; Augustin Bette; 20 Italian records; interviews: Thurston Moore by Jacques Debout & Michel Henritzi ; Michel Chion by Jérôme Noetinger; John Tchicai by Gérard Rouy; Pole Ka; books and records reviews...
 BAUKUNST - Pensées
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
A portrait of the Belgian architecture office BAUKUNST founded by Adrien Verschuere.
Valérie Mavridorakis - Siah Armajani, pragmatisme et anarchie (1957-1988)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An in-depth study of the elaboration of the functional architectures-sculptures of the American artist of Iranian origin Siah Armajani (1939-2020), between utopia and pragmatism, allegorizing as much the ideals as the contradictions of the American democracy before being dedicated to figures of the anarchy.
Unglee Izi - SW1 - Sécurité du premier monde – Tracteur directrice de l\'A.S.M.A
French edition
Supernova - Books
A collection of texts written over a period of fifteen years during the night, introduced by a photographic series by Jacques Patillot, between reality, portraits of friends, poetry, fiction and autobiographical insert.
Julie Coutureau - SNI
French edition
Supernova - Books
An experimental and phonetic poetic adventure, a literary rhizome.
Jean-Luc Poivret -
French edition
Supernova
A counter-plunge into the thousands of annotated books in the personal library of the painter Jean-Luc Poivret.
Résonances - Le Louvre à La Réunion
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The Louvre invites itself to Reunion Island: a dialogue between the collections of the island's five museums and those of the Department of Graphic Arts.
Peter Klasen - Une œuvre en responsabilité - Œuvre de 1959 > 2021
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Reference monograph: a selection of 320 works, 30 texts and interviews, 150 archive photographs.
Rop van Mierlo - Bench Players
no text
Nieves
A series of failed, rejected, or unused animals from Rop van Mierlo's archive; the reserve bench animals.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil absent
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A long poem that questions our being in the world with a freedom that is both new and timeless, as if these words came from the origins.
Marie-Christine Vernay - Danse la vie, danse la ville - Histoires de Guy Darmet
French edition
Hippocampe - Books
A history of dance in Lyon and in France over the last 40 years through the story of the various lives of Guy Darmet, director for 30 years of the Maison de la Danse and initiator of the first International Dance Biennale.
Maria Chávez - De la technique - Processus aléatoires sur platine
French edition
ARTDERIEN
This book is a documented and illustrated manual of the turntablism practices developed by Maria Chávez over many years. It encourages experimentation and personal research through numerous examples and detailed instructions.
Thibault Boulvain - L\'art en sida - 1981-1997
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A study of representations of HIV and AIDS in American and European art, that opens up a vast political, economic and social history of two decades fatally haunted by the catastrophe.
Le Comportement des Choses
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC / Labex
A polyphonic investigation that reveals the potential of fictional and philosophical suggestion of the animation of things, questioning the persistence of forms of animism within the project of modernity, in the horizon of a questioning of the anthropocentric foundations of the Western culture.
Sylvère Lotringer - J\'étais plus américain que les Américains - Sylvère Lotringer en conversation avec Donatien Grau
French edition
Diaphanes
Sylvère Lotringer traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
Tom Bishop - La littérature est un voyage de découverte - 
Tom Bishop en conversation avec Donatien Grau
French edition
Diaphanes
Tom Bishop traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
DÉCOR
French edition
Décor
EnsAD Paris (French National School for Decorative Arts)
First issue of the annual review of the École des arts décoratifs de Paris, devoted to the challenges of contemporary decor.
Sarah Thornton - 33 artistes en 3 actes
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Figures
French edition of the compelling narrative that goes behind the scenes with the world's most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.
David Graeber - L\'anarchie – pour ainsi dire - Conversations avec Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky et Assia Turquier-Zauberman
French edition
Diaphanes - Anarchies
David Graeber's interviews (with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman) redefine the contours of what an anarchist morality could be today.
Anthologie internationale de poésie contemporaine - 1. Arabie saoudite – Dans les galops du sable
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This publication brings together some of the most representative authors of Saudi Arabian poetic modernity, in its widest scope. Translated by the Tunisian poet Moëz Majed, it is the first anthology of contemporary poetry from Saudi Arabia to be published in French.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - Brève histoire des musiques actuelles
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
An anthology.
Pavel Karpov - Au temps des utopies radieuses - Création et folie en Russie soviétique (1921-1929) – Suivi de Pavel Karpov : L\'activité créatrice des aliénés, 1926
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Les Hétéroclites
A study and translation of a fundamental text on the “art of the insane” in Russia, re-establishing a whole section of Western history of the interest of psychiatrists in the relationship between creation and madness.
Louis Marin - Événements de contemporanéité et autres écrits sur l\'art au XXe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The collection of writings on art by the French philosopher, historian, semiologist and art critic Louis Marin (1931-1992).
Walter Benjamin - Sonnette / Sonnets
bilingual edition (German / French)
Walden n
The seventy-three sonnets, unpublished in French, written by Walter Benjamin in memory of his friend Fritz Heinle, a poet who committed suicide at the age of 19, in despair or in protest against the advance of the First World War (bilingual edition).
Art contemporain africain - Histoire(s) d\'une notion par celles et ceux qui l\'ont faite
French edition
JRP|Editions - Lectures Maison Rouge
A polyphonic genealogy of the concept of contemporary African art.
Brian Massumi - Ontopouvoir - Guerre, pouvoir, perception
French edition
Les presses du réel – Theory – Drama
An original theory of power based on a dense and insightful inquiry into the consequences of the "Global War on Terror" and the security state, up to the imposition of neoliberal logic and the overflowing of the media made viral.
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