new releases
 
Anne Mœglin-Delcroix - Ten Artists\' Book Publishers in Their Own Words (1960-1980) - Volume II (English)
English edition
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
Interviews with a group of pioneering artists' book publishers: Simon Cutts, Hansjörg Mayer, and Leif Eriksson.
Phill Niblock - Nurturing Exhibitions (book + 2 CD)
English edition
Matière Mémoire
An exhibitions book including 2 CDs with new pieces by Phill Niblock performed By Stephen O'Malley, Deborah Walker, Kasper Toeplitz, Franck Vigroux, David Maranha and many others.
Richard Nonas - Collected printed matter 1971-2020
English edition
Tonini Editore
138 records of artist’s books, catalogues, posters, invitation cards and ephemera (with an essay by Jan Meissner).
Gaetano Pesce - Come Stai?
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A new collectible artist's book commissioned by Bottega Veneta with Gaetano Pesce and Matthieu Blazy.
 Gerard & Kelly - Ruins
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A presentation of video installations, sculptures, site-specific interventions, performance and works on paper by the duo of Californian artists and choreographers.
Matthias Brunner - Magnificent Obsessions Saved My Life
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
A life, between art and cinema (the Swiss film curator’s visual autobiography, with guest appearances from Fassbinder, Warhol, Waters and many more).
Matthias Groebel - Painted Faces - Broadcast Material 1989-2006
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
Matthias Groebel's machine paintings from 1989 to 2001
We Are Ocean - Berlin+Brandenburg
bilingual edition (English / German)
various
A collection of reflections by pioneering scientists, artists, and thinkers about the ocean environment, fusing art, science, and education, offering a diverse and interdisciplinary perspective on those threatened ecosystems and the crucial role they play in our adaption to climate change.
Daniel Buren - Ascending Point of View, work in situ
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
New monograph, centered around a temporary work in situ by Daniel Buren, allowing to further explore the close relationship that the artist weaves with architecture, landscape but also points of view.
Louisa Gagliardi -
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
This first monograph on Swiss artist Louisa Gagliardi introduces her specific voice within the landscape of contemporary painting.
Damián Ortega - Masks
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
Zolo Press
A series of one-hundred masks constructed of everyday materials by the Mexican artist, featuring texts by writer and poet Luigi Amara.
Archivio - The Sixties Issue
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Archivio
The archives of the 1960s.
Wages For Wages Against - Volume 2 – We Know What Remains Unsaid
bilingual edition (English / French)
L'Amazone
The second volume of a new series of publications by the collective Wages For Wages Against, acting for better work conditions in the visual arts and against all forms of discrimination.
From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds to the Word
English edition
Lenz Press
From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds to the Word explores the emancipation of language through historical and contemporary positions, from the earliest typographic and sound works of concrete poets to poetic experiments in the digital era, revealing the porosity between art and poetry.
Caroline Mesquita - Ideas
English edition
Lenz Press
First monograph.
Maurizio Nannucci - Autobiography
English edition
Tonini Editore
Maurizio Nannucci's "auto(biblio)biography" (artist's book).
Ali Kazma - Sentimental / A House of Ink
bilingual edition (English / French)
Empire
Recent video works by Turkish artist Ali Kazma.
Sasha Huber - You Name It
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
This comprehensive publication focuses on the artwork and activism of Helsinki-based visual artist and researcher of Swiss and Haitian heritage Sasha Huber.
Tony Lewis - Anthology 2014–2016
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Thirty-four original collage-poems by the Chicago-based artist Tony Lewis.
Tamar Hirschfeld - Cahier du Cirva
bilingual edition (English / French)
Cirva
An artist's book dedicated to the "bestiary of objects" designed by Israeli-born artist Tamar Hirschfeld during a two-year residency at the Cirva (International Glass and Visual Arts Research Centre) in Marseille, rooted in the culinary imagination of everyday life in France and Provence.
Mousse
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse
Mousse - Mousse Magazine
Seyni Awa Camara, Scott Covert, Jordan/Martin Hell, Melike Kara, Dala Nasser, Bruno Serralongue, Anita Steckel, George Tourkovasilis, Abbas Zahedi...
Artforum - February 2023
English edition
Artforum
Vivienne Westwood, Dodie Bellamy on Joan Brown, Sarah Schulman on Nicole Eisenman, Alex Katz...
Jenna Gribbon - Mirages
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Lenz Press
The intimate and unpublished portraits of the American artist's partner.
Maria Hassabi - Hardscapes / Here
English edition
Lenz Press
Hardscapes / Here documents and brings together two exhibition projects by artists Nina Canell and Maria Hassabi. Produced on the occasion of the exhibitions of the same name curated by Samuele Piazza at the OGR Torino, the publication consists of two graphically specular books that merge into a single volume.
Jeph Jerman - Listen - Jeph Jerman in conversation with Aram Yardumian
English edition
Errant Bodies
A sketch history of the 1980s American home-taping and electronic music scene through the career of sound artist, field recordist, percussionist, and visual artist Jeph Jerman.
The Listening Biennial Reader - Vol. 1:  Waves of Listening
English edition
Errant Bodies
Listening as a creative and critical force, relational capacity, philosophical, political and ecological proposition, and research method.
John Porcellino - The Stoneware Jug
English edition
Nieves
The Stoneware Jug is a collection of poem-comics by Stefan Lorenzutti (words) and John Porcellino (pictures), in which American comix legend Porcellino (King-Cat, Thoreau at Walden) "pours" the adapted poems into his pen-and-ink panels, as if into a handmade vessel. 
 Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli - Luoghi Comuni
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
Lenz Press
A reflection on the approach of the Italian-based architectural office Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli based on the the peculiarities of places, from two important public buildings in South Tyrol, photographed by Armin Linke.
Roee Rosen - Kafka for Kids
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press
Publication based on Roee Rosen's film Kafka for Kids, a cross-generic film combining a fiction drama with a documentary and a musical. The law as a central motif in Kafka's writings, and the fact that the film, supposedly, addresses children, lead to an exposition of the complex and troubling ways in which childhood is legally defined in the Palestinian occupied territories.
And if I devoted my life to one of its feathers? - Aesthetic Responses to Extraction, Accumulation, and Dispossession
English edition
Sternberg Press
An exploration of the realities of environmental and social catastrophe through art practices.
Sibyl\'s Mouths
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Sibyl's Mouths is the most recent in a series of publications by Pure Fiction, a writing and performance group with shifting members active since 2011.
Inventory and Hinge - Entangled Fields of Research in the Arts – Institute for Contemporary Art Research 2001–2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An overview of the research projects performed over the last two decades at the Institute for Contemporary Art Research (IFCAR) of Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).
On Foraging - Food knowledge and Environmental Imaginaries in the UAE\'s landscape
bilingual edition (English / Arabic)
Kaph Books
Transformative solutions for food insecurity in the UAE over the past 50 years.
 Line Fontana & David Fagart - Renewing the City from Within
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
A reflection by the architects of Fagart & Fontana on the renewal of the city from within and more specifically on the processes of transformation and adaptation of existing collective housing to new needs and lifestyles.
Louise Bourgeois - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
Marie-Laure Bernadac, a leading expert in Louise Bourgeois's work, invites nine artists from both sides of the Atlantic (Tracey Emin, Camille Henrot, Jenny Holzer, Rachel Whiteread...) to share their views of this major artistic figure of the 20th century.
François-Xavier Gbré - Album Architecture - Abidjan
bilingual edition (English / French)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Album Architectures
An iconographic work on the modern architecture of Abidjan which aims to offer a photographic survey of thirty buildings representative of the chosen moment of architecture that followed independence.
Giorgio Peghin - Voyages en Sardaigne - Nelle miniere di Iglesias / Into the Mines of Iglesias
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Voyages en Sardaigne
Voyages en Sardaigne (Travels in Sardinia) is a collection of unconventional thematic guides on the island in the middle of the Mediterranean. This first part proposes an itinerary through the mining landscapes of Sulcis-Iglesiente, exploring soil, excavations, incisions, mutations, transpositions and silence of this territory marked by an industrial history.
Laurence Lorenzi -
bilingual edition (English / French)
Is-Land
The series of photographs taken by Jean-Luc Moulène of his partner of ten years, Laurence Lorenzi (1956-2004).
1, 2, 3... couleur ! - L\'autochrome exposée
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume in Château de Tours, dedicated to autochrome, a technique patented at the very beginning of the 20th century by the Lumière brothers, which revolutionized the history of photography by introducing color, before falling into oblivion and then being rediscovered in recent decades by historians and collectors.
Going Out - Walking, Listening, Soundmaking
English edition
Q-O2
An anthology that traces the long legacy of interdisciplinary experimentations at the intersection of walking, listening, and soundmaking.
Mathilde Denize - Never-Ending Story
bilingual edition (English / French)
Perrotin
A set of sculpture-paintings, paintings and drawings of the artist made over the period 2020-2022, accompanied by a text by fashion historian and artistic director Olivier Saillard.
Roscoe Mitchell - Sound American - The Roscoe Mitchell Issue
English edition
Sound American
Sound American
Sound American #29 celebrates Art Ensemble of Chicago founder and American iconoclast, Roscoe Mitchell.
Tarek Atoui - Waters\' Witness #02
bilingual edition (English / French)
various
An exploration of the soundscape of coastal cities by the French-Lebanese artist.
Claire Tabouret - I am spacious, singing flesh
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A new critical reading of key dimensions of the Los Angeles-based French artist's work.
Nayla Romanos Iliya - The Phoenician Alphabet
English edition
Kaph Books
Publication dedicated to Lebanese artist Nayla Romanos Iliya's "Small Characters" sculptures, inspired by and named after each of the 22 letters of the Phoenician Alphabet.
Bagarres
bilingual edition (English / French)
Bagarres
The Drawer - Bagarres
The second issue of the magazine Bagarres, made of constraints and rules of the game.
Marie Hazard -
English edition
Zolo Press
First monograph of the French textile artist.
Petrus De Man - Ajar
trilingual edition (English / French / Dutch)
MER. B&L
The first monographic volume on the graphic work of Belgian artist Petrus De Man.
 Flatform - Snaturamenti
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Light Cone
A workbook by Flatform, a "collective artist" in the field of video and media art, at the border between experimental cinema and contemporary art, conceived and curated by Giuliana Prucca.
Rubem Valentim - The Brazilian Trace / A Riscadura Brasileira
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Retrospective monograph of the painter, sculptor and engraver Rubem Valentim (1922-1991), an emblematic figure of the Brazilian art of the 20th century.
Antonin Artaud - The Human Face and Other Writings on His Drawings
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Three extraordinary texts—pitched between writing and image—that project Artaud's ferocious engagement with the act of drawing.
Paul Bernard - \
bilingual edition (English / French)
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
An analysis of the failed experiment of an exhibition of the Situationists that ought to have taken place at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in 1959, and of the Situationist International's ambivalent relationship with the format of the exhibition, the museum and the institution.
 General Idea - Ecce Homo
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The General Idea drawings.
Sylvie Fleury - Double Positive
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
An unprecedented insight into the artist's 1990s fashion collection.
Christian Marclay -
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
currently out of stock
A retrospective.
Henry Roy - Ibiza Memories
English edition
Nieves
A 30-year archive of images from Franco-Haitian artist photographer Henry Roy's many trips to the island of Ibiza.
Wangechi Mutu -
English edition
X Artists' Books
New monograph of the famous American-Kenyan artist, presenting her bronze and clay sculptures and her recent films.
Afterall - Medium/Metaphor/Milieu
English edition
Afterall
Afterall #53 "Medium/Metaphor/Milieu" looks at the exhibitionary in and beyond exhibitions. Gathered through the notions of medium and milieu, it looks at a range of practices and modes of thinking that foreground the exhibitionary in concrete, spatial, architectural and experiential terms.
Robert Milin - Le Jardin aux habitant·es
bilingual edition (English / French)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues & artist's books
Publication dedicated to the Jardin aux habitant·es, a work by the artist Robert Milin produced in collaboration with volunteers for the opening of the Palais de Tokyo, a community garden that brings together, since 2002, amateur gardeners, who are members of an association.
Metalworks - Designing and making
bilingual edition (English / French)
Sternberg Press
This book uses the production of some twenty international creators to discuss methods of transforming metal in contemporary design.
Enrico Peressutti - URSS 1941
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
The photographs and drawings, mostly unpublished, made by the Italian architect back from the Russian front in 1941.
Jason Kahn - Soundings (book + CD)
English edition
various
A collection of 77 texts by Jason Kahn, each text written in response to a field recording made by the sound artist in Zurich in February-March 2020 (CD with the 77 sound recordings included): a poetic and sonic cartography that reflects the constitution of the place by the way it "sounds".
Soun-Gui Kim - Encounters with Soun-Gui Kim - Writings, 1975-2021
trilingual edition (English / French / Korean)
various
The first collection of the Korean-French artist's writings, interviews (with Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancy, Nam June Paik...) and essays on her work.
Lara Almarcegui - The Eight Castor Houses of Villeurbanne
bilingual edition (English / French)
IAC (Institut d'art contemporain)
A research work by the artist Lara Almarcegui on the "Maisons Castors" housing complex in Villeurbanne, which originated from a collaborative self-building movement of the 1940s, through which groups of families built their dwellings by pooling their skills.
Marie-France Rafael - Passing Images - Art in the Post-Digital Age
English edition
Floating Opera Press
Image and contemporary art in the post-digital age.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Inclusions - Aesthetics of the Capitalocene
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The current ecological crisis brings about a new relational landscape: an unprecedented collapse of distances creates interspecies promiscuities and a crisis of the human scale. In Inclusions, Nicolas Bourriaud proposes that artists are the anthropologists of this new era.
Wesley Brown - Blue in Green
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
Wesley Brown narrates the day when trumpeter Miles Davis was assaulted by the New York Police Department. A dramatic and humorous story, told from multiple perspectives including that of Frances Taylor, Davis's wife, and the musicians in Davis's bands: a timely meditation on the psychological impact of police brutality, through the lens of a day in the life of Miles Davis.
Free Jazz Communism
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
Actualising the concert of Archie Shepp–Bill Dixon Quartet at the 8th World Festival of Youth and Students in Helsinki 1962, Free Jazz Communism contextualizes the politics of free jazz music in light of global decolonisation movements, anti-war activism, structures of racial capitalism, and forms of avant-garde music (new augmented edition).
Walking from Scores
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Ohcetecho (sound arts)
An anthology of text and graphic scores to be used while walking, from Fluxus to the critical works of current artists, through the tradition of experimental music and performance, gathered and presented by Elena Biserna.
Kazuhiro Hori - The Art of Kazuhiro Hori
trilingual edition (English / French / Japanese)
White Rabbit Prod
This book is the first monograph devoted to the work of Kazuhiro Hori. Through a selection of his most emblematic paintings, it offers an introduction to the oppressive universe of the Japanese artist, populated by anemic teenagers and evil stuffed animals.
Alice Neel - Transatlantique
bilingual edition (English / French)
ER Publishing
At the invitation of Fabienne Dumont, seven artists from both sides of the Atlantic cast an eye on the work of American painter Alice Neel (1900-1984).
 Tong Yi Xin - Manuel d\'amour environnemental
bilingual edition (French / Chinese)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues & artist's books
A collection of poems by Chinese artist Tong Yi Xin.
Anne Mœglin-Delcroix - Ten Artists\' Book Publishers in Their Own Words (1960-1980) (2 volumes)
texts in English and French
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
45.00 40.00 €
Interviews with ten pioneering artists' book publishers: Simon Cutts, herman de vries, Michel Durand-Dessert, Leif Eriksson, Guy Jungblut, Yvon Lambert, Irmeline Lebeer-Hossmann, Hansjörg Mayer, Maurizio Nannucci, Maurizio Spatola.
Pascal Goblot - Sapiens ou la naissance de l\'art (DVD)
French edition (English subtitles)
a.p.r.e.s editions - Documents & Video Works (DVD)
An investigation into the origins of artistic creation, more than 40,000 years ago (a film by Pascal Goblot, with Daniel Buren and a group of specialists in prehistoric art, philosophers, anthropologists and archaeologists, narrated by Virginie Ledoyen).
Charlie Morrow - New York 1982 (vinyl LP)
Recital
An album of lost Derek Bailey sessions recorded with his friend and collaborator Charlie Morrow, that testifies to his art of collective experimentation.
Francesco Messina - Prati Bagnati Del Monte Analogo (vinyl LP)
Superior Viaduct
The long-awaited new edition of the breathtaking oeuvre of Francesco Messina and Raul Lovisoni originally published in 1979 by the legendary Gianni Sassi's Cramps Records label, openly inspired to the unfinished metaphysical novel "Le Mont Analogue" by the French writer René Daumal.
Christian Wolff - A Complete Anthology of Solo and Duo Violin Pieces (CD)
Black Truffle
The complete anthology of solo and duo violin pieces by legendary American experimental composer Christian Wolff, performed by the New York violin duo String Noise (Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris).
 Groupshow - Greatest Hits (vinyl P)
Faitiche
Faitiche presents Groupshow's Greatest Hits: The ten tracks on this first vinyl album by Groupshow (Hanno Leichtmann, Andrew Pekler, Jan Jelinek), recorded between 2005 and 2018, document concert recordings and studio improvisations by the trio.
 Tape - Rideau (vinyl LP)
various
First vinyl edition (remastered) of the Swedish trio's third and most beautiful album (originally released on the Häpna label in 2005), produced by Marcus Schmickler (Pluramon).
 Untitled Noise - Rozzo (vinyl 45\
Tonini Editore
Live performance of the artists Jacopo Benassi (voice, guitar, dildo and japanese axe), Michele Lombardelli and Luca Scarabelli (guitar and analog devices) at the RetroStudio, Fiorenzuola d'Arda, 11 July 2022. Including a 16-page booklet of photos by Jacopo Benassi.
Matthieu Saladin - Evaporation (vinyl LP)
Frac Franche-Comté - Sound Houses Series
Recording of the evaporation of 785 grammes of water, namely the average quantity of water that a body loses during an office working day, according to Carrier thermal balance statistics.
 The Wild Classical Music Ensemble - Hell Gate (vinyl LP)
La Belle Brute
A wild improvisation session by the Belgian experimental rock band born from the meeting of five artists with mental disabilities, with the guitarist and co-founder of Sonic Youth.
Nyima Marin - L\'Adieu du Minotaure
trilingual edition (English / Greek / French)
Galerie du jour agnès b.
Made in Crete, the native land of the photographer Nyima Marin, "L'Adieu du Minotaure" is part of a research combining poetry, alternative printing process, Mediterranean mythology and family history.
The Drawer
French edition (texts in English and French)
The Drawer
The Drawer - The Drawer (magazine)
The Drawer #22 is dedicated to the drawing notebooks, gathering the notebooks of a dozen artists (Francis Alÿs, Michele Ciacciofera, Louise Hervé, Dominique Ingres, Théo Mercier, Karine Rougier, Ruytchi Souzouki...).
Jerry Hunt - Irida Records - Hybrid Musics from Texas and Beyond, 1979–1986  (7LP Box + Book)
Blank Forms - Records
The astounding reedition of seven albums exploring the electro-acoustic experiments of Texan composer-performer Jerry Hunt and others affiliated with his Irida label.
Takehisa Kosugi - New Sense of Hearing (vinyl LP)
Blank Forms - Records
Available for the first time since its original 1980 release on ALM-Uranoia, New Sense of Hearing documents a collaboration between Takehisa Kosugi and Akio Suzuki, two luminaries of Japanese experimental music in the lineage of Fluxus.
Joshua Bonnetta - Innse Gall (vinyl LP + book)
Shelter Press - Records
An exploration of the shifting acoustic ecology of the Western Isles.
Mads Emil Nielsen - Black Box 3 (vinyl LP)
Arbitrary
Black Box 3, which showcases a more sample- and grid-based side of the Danish musician/composer’s work, is part of a sequence of publications with music and audio originally made for theatre, radio soundtracks and more.
Nieves Candle
Nieves
The Nieves wax candle!
Jean-Marie Massou - La Citerne de Coulanges (CD)
La Belle Brute
Jean-Marie Massou's double album presenting, in a raw way, the recordings made at the end of the 1970s in a giant tank.
Alex Barbier - Alex Barbier chante... (vinyl 10\
La Belle Brute
Recording of a duo that used to perform only once a year at the Plouc festival in Fillols (France), with Pascal Comelade at the piano and toy-piano and the comic artist Alex Barbier singing, in drag, female realist songs from the 1920s.
 Astéréotypie - Aucun mec ne ressemble à Brad Pitt dans la Drôme (vinyl LP)
La Belle Brute
The third album of the band formed by four autistic singer-singers, an educator-guitarist more passionate about art brut than educational techniques, and three musicians from the band Moriarty.
 Les Turbulents - Cosmic Brain (vinyl LP)
La Belle Brute
The meeting between the double bass player and singer Fantazio and the workers of a centre providing care through employment in Paris.
 Puce Moment - ORG (vinyl LP)
La Belle Brute
An album of the electronic music duo whose pieces are composed to be played on the big mechanical organs of the Café des Orgues in Herzeele (Flanders).
 Peür - Pëur (vinyl 10\
La Belle Brute
The noise duo Peür meets Didier Bourgoin (text and voice).
Anne-James Chaton - I have the solution for the planet
texts in English and French
Daisy editions
The first publication dedicated to the visual work of writer and performer Anne-James Chaton.
Oren Ambarchi - ਚੈਨਲKAANALचैनलRÁÐעָרוּץ - Godbear Series 004 (vinyl LP)
Matière Mémoire
An original meeting, powerful and explosive, between Charlemagne Palestine, Eric Thielemans and Oren Ambarchi.
Giovanni Di Domenico - Immanent in Nervous Activity (vinyl LP)
Die Schachtel
Riding the razor's edge between bristling electroacoustic wizardry and the constrained structures and harmonic interplay of musical minimalism, "Immanent in Nervous Activity" is Die Schachtel's new release from the creative partnership of Giovanni Di Domenico and Jim O'Rourke, joining the conversant vision of two of the most striking voices within the field of contemporary sound.
 Oiseaux-Tempête - What On Earth (Que Diable) (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
With their sixth studio album, Oiseaux-Tempête unveils a new facet of its mythology through a dense work that carries darkness towards the light of day, that rumbles, calms down and warms up again. Like the silhouette of a lighthouse that reveals itself as its torch rises and shines, the powerful beauty of What On Earth (Que Diable) radiates into an expanding musical cosmos.
Sylvain Chauveau - L\'Effet Rebond (Version Silicium / Version Iridium) (2 CD)
Sub Rosa
A double-creation with four hands, surprising, intelligent and sensitive, between minimal experimentations, avant-garde pop and dissonance.
Sophie Basch - Le Japonisme, un art français
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A thorough investigation that renews the understanding of Japonism from the French art of the nineteenth century, avoiding the temptation of orientalist exoticism while reversing the logic of influence, with an abundant also entirely renewed iconographic corpus.
Marie Pellaton - Flore des friches urbaines
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A new and expanded edition of the reference flora, the result of 20 years of studies and floristic surveys on a multitude of urban wastelands, allowing, through 600 photographs and 800 original drawings, to recognize and name some 300 silent plants that we come across every day: a methodical herbarium of the wastelands which constitutes a true guide to biodiversity, beautiful and playful, accessible and rigorous..
Angles morts du numérique ubiquitaire - Un glossaire critique et amoureux
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
Blind spots of the ubiquitous digital—a critical and loving glossary: 138 entries to explore the unspoken aspects of new technologies, artificial intelligence and other aspects of digital.
Pierre Alferi - Une pratique monstre
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
This volume examines the protean and intermedial work of Pierre Alferi (1963-), in order to account for its singularity, and to situate it within contemporary poetic and artistic practices.
Maureen Murphy - L\'Art de la décolonisation - Paris-Dakar (1950-1970)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A transnational and transhistorical investigation carried out in the heart of museum and artistic practices between France and Senegal in the 1950s to 1970s, inviting us to decentralize our views in order to consider the globalized history of art of these years in a new light.
Sara Vitacca - Michelangelismes - La réception de Michel-Ange entre mythe, image et création (1875-1914)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An exploration of the artistic myth of Michelangelo, which questions the multiple and contradictory uses of the past and the notions of reception, filiation and tradition that are revealed.
Philippe Roy - Appuis - Essai sur la liberté
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Second reading
An conceptual attempt to think differently about freedom in its acts.
François Hers - Opération - Nouveaux commanditaires
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The protocol and the action of the New Patrons: the radical transformation of the conditions of emergence and appropriation of the art as political act.
Costumes - Enquête sur le vêtement, l\'habit, la parure dans le fonds de livres anciens de l\'isdaT
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse) - Formes Series
Costumes, the second book of images produced from the plates in isdaT's old books collection, focuses on the representation of clothing and ornaments. With a 21st century perspective, the edition explores an exceptional public heritage.
David Bihanic - Matrices
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
Athom
Faced with the ecological peril, what can design and archarchitecture itecture do but encourage and accompany modes and ways of living that maintain a renewed relationship with nature? Based on realizations and projects, Matali Crasset and David Bihanic share the writing of this book, seeking together, between testimony and analysis, to characterize a design of matrices.
Ahmed Slama - Marche-frontière
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A very personal literary narrative, with a singular writing, of a migrant's experience of wandering and borders.
Norbert Bugeja - Oublie qu\'elle n\'est pas là
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A poetic journey through the anxious spaces of memory, explored here by one of the most powerful voices of Mediterranean poetry of his generation.
Julien Blaine - Le motier
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The continuation by all means of an elementary poetry which develops always and still new poetic devices to restore the world.
Bollywood Superstars - Histoire d\'un cinéma indien
French edition
Kaph Books
An exploration of the history of Indian cinema from its origins in the late 19th century to the present day (also available in English).
Adolfas Mekas - Ligne(s) de vie
French edition
various
A collection of letters (from 1957 to 1995) that the famous brothers Jonas Mekas and Adolfas Mekas sent from America to Semeniškiai village, their homeland, all addressed to the most important addressee of their lives—their mother, Elzbieta Mekienė.
Serge Lemoine - Nicolas Ionesco - « Du spirituel dans l\'art »
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The first monograph of the painter Nicolas Ionesco, born in 1919 in Bucharest, active all his life in Paris, who occupied a prominent place in the art of the 1950s before being forgotten because of the direction he had taken his work: an opportunity to reconsider everything anew.
Jeanne Graff - Vzszhhzz
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
A novel that captures the glancing intersections of a loose group of artists and lawyers, restaurateurs, philosophers, wine-makers, and boxers.
Anne Mœglin-Delcroix - Dix éditeurs de livres d\'artistes par eux-mêmes (1960-1980) - Volume I (French)
French edition
Incertain Sens - Grey Series
Interviews with a group of pioneering artists' book publishers: herman de vries, Michel Durand-Dessert, Guy Jungblut, Yvon Lambert, Irmeline Lebeer-Hossmann, Maurizio Nannucci, Maurizio Spatola.
Contre les normes ? - Histoires d\'architectes
French edition
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Books
This book explores, through the eyes of six young researchers, issues of normativity in architecture during the twentieth century, questioning the ability of architects to circumvent or even transgress them.
Adrien Abline - Décomptes
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
An epistemology of multiple forms of counted time in contemporary artistic productions, between art, sociology, history and philosophy.
Guillaume Robillard - Conquête de l\'espace et du temps - Le cinéma antillais
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
An analysis of Caribbean film production.
Véhicule
French edition
Véhicule
Vroum - Véhicule
The partitions, to be activated by the reader, by Ludovic Bernhardt, Anaël Castelein, Garance Dor, Frédéric Forte, Linda Hayford, Léa Henry, Anabelle Hulaut, Dominique Jégou, Violaine Lochu, Frédéric Mathevet, Vincent Menu, Karim Ould, Pauline Picot, PPAF éditions (Adrien Chacon and Julien Molland), Matthieu Saladin and Yoann Thommerel.
Kapwani Kiwanga -
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A multidisciplinary and polyphonic portrait of Kiwanga's practice and thinking.
Fiction-Science
French edition
Fiction-Science
Strandflat
The second issue of the annual journal dedicated to science-art dialogue.
Claudia Comte - Autobiography
no text
Tonini Editore
Claudia Comte's "autobiography" (artist's book).
Arts et Espace
French edition
Arts et Espace
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Arts et Espace
Véronique Béland, Nicolas Darrot, Éléonore Geissler, Romain Pellas, Romain Sein, Stéphane Thidet, Keen Souhlal, Chloé Silbano...
Cécile Monnier - Des nuits sans silence
bilingual edition (German / French)
ACME
A series of images made along the rivers by the Switzerland-based French photographer, meeting the fishermen of the canton of Fribourg: an investigation giving birth to a visual tale based on the realities of river fishing.
Tal R - Garbage Man
no text
Nieves
Tal R's collages from his eclectic collection of images and objects (artist's book).
Sylvia Kahan - Winnaretta Singer-Polignac - Princesse, mécène et musicienne
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The life and work of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac, who used her fortune to support the arts, sciences and literature, and whose influence on the musical and literary worlds of the twentieth century is immeasurable.
Expanded Nature - Écologies du cinéma expérimental
French edition
Light Cone
The ecologies of experimental cinema in the Anthropocene age.
Éric Alliez - Duchamp avec (et contre) Lacan - Essai de mutologie queer
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Philosopher Éric Alliez rethinks Marcel Duchamp's legacy in relation to contemporary art and the image, psychoanalysis and gender.
Marc Décimo - Étant donné Marcel Duchamp - Palimpseste d\'une œuvre
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
An erudite investigation into the enigma of Marcel Duchamp's great testamentary work Étant donnés, an installation conceived for twenty years in the greatest secrecy before being unveiled to the public a year after the death of the inventor of the readymade, which gives the viewer new keys to interpretation, by examining both what the work concludes and what it opens.
Madeleine Abassade - Danser l\'imprévu - Une lecture politique et sensible des Cahiers de Vaslav Nijinski
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Gestes
Through a new reading of the Notebooks of Vaslav Nijinsky, who was described as "insane", and by taking them out of their reduction to a psychiatric diagnosis, Madeleine Abassade reveals the dancer's revolt against an established order of which he was the instrument and from which he sought to emancipate himself by creating his own choreographies.
Raphaël Minnesota - Patrice Kirchhofer - Un cinéma pariétal
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
Raphaël Minnesota retraces the career and explores the whole oeuvre of Patrice Kirchhofer (1953-2019), one of the most mysterious and mythical filmmakers of French experimental cinema.
Travailler, lutter, diffuser - Archives militantes du Centre Grisélidis Réal de documentation internationale sur la prostitution, Genève
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The first publication on the archive created by the Swiss writer, painter, activist and prostitute Grisélidis Réal (1929-2005) since the 1970s, containing more than 10,000 documents that trace the international mobilizations for the rights of sex workers and their struggles against exclusion and stigmatization.
Joan Mitchell - Témoignages et confidences
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A lively and intimate portrait of one of the greatest American painters of the 20th century, through a collection of unpublished interviews conducted by Guy Bloch-Champfort with artists, art historians and personalities close to Joan Mitchell, from Paul Auster to Zuka.
Collectif Brasa - Textes à lire à voix haute
French edition
Brook
A collection of texts by fifteen contemporary Brazilian authors who approach the notions of care and privilege from a transfeminist, anti-racist and decolonial critical perspective.
Jean Lorrain - La Mandragore (book + CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
The most accomplished tale of Jean Lorrain (1855-1906), decadent dandy, ardent erotomaniac and corrosive pen, accompanied by a new piece by Nurse With Wound.
Harutaka Mochizuki - Eugène (book + mini CD)
French edition
Lenka lente
An essay by Guillaume Belhomme on the singularly modern work of the painter Eugène Carrière (1849-1906), accompanied by a piece by Japanese saxophonist Harutaka Mochizuki, inspired by the master's paintings.
Marie Canet - Rêverie, dans la pratique et dans ses formes
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Reference monograph (also available in English edition).
Anne-Valérie Gasc - Machines Aveugles
French edition
Athom
This edition, at the crossroads of the exhibition catalogue and the critical essay, abundantly illustrated, gathers the contributions of about fifteen invited authors around Anne-Valérie Gasc's experiments on the architectural disappearance.
Exercice(s) d\'architecture
French edition
Exercice(s) d'architecture
ENSAB (Brittany National College of Architecture) - Exercice(s) d'architecture
The 11th issue of the journal of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Bretagne, on the theme of new fictions for architecture: how does fiction renew itself in contemporary architectural issues and approaches?
Revue & Corrigée
French edition
Revue & Corrigée
Interviews with Valérie Vivancos, Alexis Degrenier, Lao Dan and Li Jianhong; what modes of travel for experimental music? by Heddy Boubaker; the French collective Muzzix, by Gérard Rouy; Antoine Freychet by Grégoire Bressac; focus on Fou Records; about sixty reviews of records and books...
Alain Snyers - Microgestes
French edition
Vroum - Editions
Artist's book. Alain Snyers' Microgestes (Microgestures) are invitations to action, they can be practiced or read aloud. They form a set of 45 detailed instructions for all sorts of situations: becoming a cow painter, instructing a meringue, capturing a draft, forgetting tomatoes in the subway or opening a can of tuna with a pickaxe...
De quelques événements sans signification à reconstituer (book + DVD)
French edition
Zamân - Zamân Books
A large research into the first, long forgotten film by Moroccan filmmaker Mostafa Derkaoui About Some Meaningless Events (1974): a cinematographic history that sketches out a constellation of micro-histories on the cultural, artistic and political Morocco of the 1970s.
Lionel Marchetti - Le livre des falaises
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A book of poems by the composer of musique concrète.
(In)actualité du surréalisme (1940-2020)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A reevaluationof Surrealism since 1940: a large-scale, groundbreaking work covering seven decades, questioning the discourses, narratives, and debates on the poetic, political, and artistic commitments of the movement, in the context of the deep social and cultural mutations of the world of the second half of the 20th century.
Antonio Somaini - Culture visuelle - Images, regards, médias, dispositifs
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Perceptions
A comprehensive survey of visual studies and visual culture, from its origins in art history to the current perspectives opened by new technologies, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Horst Bredekamp - Les fenêtres de la monade - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Art et théâtre de la nature
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
Art historian and philosopher Horst Bredekamp reveals the importance of visual analysis and the central role of images in the development of the philosophical thought of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Relying mainly on the Leibnizian concept of the monad and on the Theater of Nature and Art, elaborated by the German philosopher and scientist from 1671 until his death, Bredekamp places Leibniz as a precursor of the theory of the image.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Alger-Tokyo - Des émissaires de l\'anticolonialisme en Asie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A transversal vision of the affirmation of a global Afro-Asian South through the anti-colonial resistance and war diplomacy of Algerians in Asia and Japan, bringing together history, politics, political philosophy, and poetics.
Laurence Bonvin - شالي (Shali)
no text
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
A series of images in deep blacks of an abandoned fortress near Siwa in Egypt, whose stone and salt walls have been eroded by rainwater, transforming this city into a mineral and sculptural monument.
Giulia Essyad - Blueberry Studies
no text
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Giulia Essyad's Blueberry Studies, part of her Blue Period cycle, where blue skin is central.
The Artificial Kid
French edition
Tombolo Presses
Publication based on a cycle of exhibitions and events conceived by curator and art critic Elsa Vettier, inspired by the narrative arc of Bruce Sterling's 1980 science fiction novel of the same name, around questions of visibility, artificiality, control, surveillance, seduction and disappearance.
Cahiers Charles Fourier - Expérimentations fouriéristes – États-Unis, XIXe siècle
French edition
Cahiers Charles Fourier
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Charles Fourier review
The diffusion and applications of Fourierist thought in the United States during the 19th century.
Pier Vittorio Aureli - Less is Enough - Sur l\'architecture et l\'ascétisme
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
A reflection on asceticism in architecture.
Henri Lefebvre - Malo suivie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
In 132 fragments, Malo suivie publishes the desire of a man, the viewer-perceiver, for a woman known as Malo, formulating the lack and the attraction by means of the sketch.
 Hippolyte Hentgen - Fabules
French edition
Walden n
A "small portable zoology": a book combining 50 animal poems by Christian Bernard and 50 collages by Hippolyte Hentgen.
 eRikm - Échoplasme - Paréidolie – Encres & Scanographies de eRikm (book + CD)
bilingual edition (French / Japanese)
Bisou Records
A series of ghostly ink drawings and scanographs by eRikm, accompanied by a mixed sound piece, with sound texts freely inspired by fragments of stories about the universe of the Yokai, these ghosts and supernatural creatures that inhabit Japanese mythology, between hypnotizing soundscapes and bewitching instrumental devices.
Alan Courtis - Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves
French edition / texts in English and Spanish
ARTDERIEN
Discographisme maison / Homemade record sleeves is a project collecting and assembling a series of record sleeves. They were all reworked and customized by unknown artists who used the original cover as a support or a source of inspiration... This collection echoes an intimate, marginal and overlooked experience, which can be replaced in the history of iconography and pop music.
 Y5/P5 - Sous-bocks
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United Dead Artists
Legend of the graphzine and the graphzone, Y5/P5 draws zombies, skeletons, ghost trains, nightmare memories, rubber spiders in the subways at night. This book gathers his famous drawings on coasters, which he often made for a beer or a few cigarettes.
Rwanda - L\'atelier de la mémoire – Des archives à la création
French edition
Naima
A workshop for the memory of Rwanda.
Éric Baudelaire - Faire Avec - Films et expositions, 2011-2022
French edition
Paraguay Press
A new monograph devoted to Éric Baudelaire's work and collaborative method, tracing the connection between his films and his curatorial projects.
Ettore Sottsass - Architettura Attenuata
no text
Nieves
A series of drawings by the iconic Italian designer.
591 - Les idiotes
no text
591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue dedicated to the simple and spectacular actions of the group of women artists "Les idiotes" (Hélène Defilippi and Sarah Cassenti): "the most raw and naked materiality of the body, which objectifies itself in act and concretizes itself as form."
591 - Spécial performance
French edition
591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue of the poetry journal directed by Jean-François Bory, dedicated to performance in the broad sense, from the page to the stage.
Georges Senga - Comment un petit chasseur païen devient Prêtre Catholique
French edition
Kunstverein Publishing Milano
Artist-photographer Georges Senga investigates into the figure of Bonaventure Salumu, so-called "pagan hunter", who between the 1940s and 60s received a Christian education from missionaries in Congo, following which he was ordained to priesthood as a Jesuit, moved to Europe, eventually returning to his native village where he became a husband and father.
Antonin Veyrac - L\'infiniment petite
French edition
Supernova - Poetry and storytelling
Antonin Veyrac's third collection of poetry: delirium, contemplation and the child as a perpetual horizon.
 General Idea -
French edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
A colossal compendious overview of the revered and subversive queer Canadian collective, designed in collaboration with AA Bronson: the most comprehensive source on General Idea.
Richard Hertz - Jack Goldstein et la CalArts Mafia
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
The fascinating story of Jack Goldstein, the beginnings of CalArts, and some of the illustrious fellows who, in the 1970s and 1980s, led the transition from conceptual art to the Pictures Generation, paints an uncompromising picture of the art world then and now.
Bénédicte Ramade - Vers un art anthropocène - L\'art écologique américain pour prototype
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
The first study devoted to the American ecological art movement.
Delphine Edy - Thomas Ostermeier - Explorer l\'autre face du réel pour recréer l\'œuvre en scène
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
How Thomas Ostermeier's productions explore the links between literature and theatrical art in order to question, through a complex realism that he reinvents, what the works have to say about the political and social reality of our present.
Anthologie internationale de poésie contemporaine - 2. Brésil – Poésie intraitable
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This anthology gathers some of the most emblematic authors of the Brazilian poetic modernity, in its widest amplitude and with the intractable will to reveal its incessant reinvention.
Jean-Marie Gleize - Dans le style de l\'attente
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An exploration in thirteen chapters of the question of the name, in a poetic ensemble crossed by childhood, memory, and the obsession of the return.
F.J. Ossang - Génération Néant
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Reissue of the cult punk book by the transgender artist (filmmaker, musician, poet, writer...) Ossang, written in 1980 and first published in 1993, now impossible to find.
Arts Factory - 25 ans au cœur de la scène graphique
French edition
various
A panorama of the contemporary underground graphic scene, at the crossroads of drawing, comics and illustration, through the exhibitions, the numerous collective projects and the works of more than fifty international artists associated with the history of the mythical Parisian gallery Arts Factory (from Nine Antico to Willem through Charles Burns, Stéphane Blanquet, Hervé Di Rosa, Kiki & Loulou Picasso, Killoffer and Pierre La Police).
Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Point de vue sur l\'architecture - Dialogue. Protopiro et Didascalo
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Fondamenta
The first French edition of the theoretical dialogue of the Italian architect and engraver Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), one of the most radical texts in the history of modern architectural theory.
Bruno Queysanne - Sur la projettation - Pour une pragmatique architecturale
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Opus
Through a careful reading and etymology of architectural treatises, from Vitruvius to Vittone, Bruno Queysanne reveals a little-known aspect of these "classical" texts, in which architects leave aside their learned and dogmatic rhetoric to give us pragmatic advice about the realization of the architectural work.
Lubaina Himid -
French edition
various
Reference publication dedicated to the practice of Lubaina Himid, one of the leading figures of British Black Art since the 1980s.
Artistes-chercheur·es, chercheur·es-artistes - Performer les savoirs
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – ArTeC
Innovative hybridizations between research, creation (theater and performance) and pedagogy.
Frédéric Cousinié - Paysage du paysage - Nicolas Poussin, Claude Le Lorrain, Sébastien Bourdon
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
The various dimensions of the landscape—mental, cultural and ideological, real and pictorial—in the emblematic works of Poussin, Le Lorrain, Bourdon and their contemporaries of the 17th century.
Vincent Beaubois - La zone obscure - Vers une pensée mineure du design
French edition
it: editions
A philosophical manifesto for a "minor thought of design", as a vector of intensification and problematization of our relationship to the world.
Raoul Ruiz - Notes, souvenirs, choses vues
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
Meditations on cinema and method.
Sherill Tippins - Dans le palais des rêves - La vie et l\'époque du légendaire Chelsea Hotel de New York
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A fascinating exploration of the utopian origins and tumultuous 130-year history of the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world.
Jan-Christopher Horak - Saul Bass - Autopsie du design cinématographique
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
The first book to examine the life and work of the fascinating figure of Saul Bass, exploring the designer's revolutionary career and his lasting impact on the entertainment and advertising industries.
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