new releases
 
Tools - To Weave
bilingual edition (English / French)
Tools magazine
The second issue of the annual magazine that promotes know-how and technique in design, craft or industry, dedicated to weaving.
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.
The Drawing Centre Show
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – The Drawing Centre
The Drawing Centre Show brings together 62 international invited to produce a series of three drawings, selected by four curators (including two artists, also participating): Gene Beery, Katherine Bradford, Joe Bradley, Roberto Cuoghi, Steve DiBenedetto, Carroll Dunham, Rachel Feinstein, Bruno Gironcoli, Sophie von Hellermann, Charline von Heyl, Jacqueline de Jong, Martin Kippenberger, Maria Lassnig, Tobias Pils, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Lily van der Stokker, Betty Tompkins, Franz West, Heimo Zobernig...
Iván Argote - Here Together
English edition
Perrotin
This monograph dedicated to Ivan Argote presents the richness of the Colombian artist's work. Using photography, film, sculpture, as well as painting, he invites us to rethink the links between the intimate and the political and to question the proponents of dominant ideologies.
Scrapbook - 40 ans de Light Cone
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
A visual anthology compiling the contributions of the filmmakers who are part of the Light Cone collection, a key institution for the distribution, promotion and preservation of experimental cinema in France and around the world, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
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).
Peter Stämpfli - Fast and Furious - 1969-1975
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
Monograph dedicated to the productions made in the early 1970s by major Swiss painter of Pop Art and Narrative Figuration Peter Stämpfli, period from which he devotes himself to the figure of the tire.
Eulàlia Grau - Etnografias
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
The series of photomontages on canvas made by Eulàlia Grau in the early 1970s, a transgressive response of a young Spanish feminist artist to the authoritarian Franco society that conditions thoughts and bodies.
Martin Kersels - Home Sweet Home
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
Catalogue gathering the series of works realized around the furniture by two artists of different generations but having in common a same refusal of the authority, the paintings of Enrico Baj produced at the beginning of the years 1960 meeting the new sculptures of Martin Kersels.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 10 (#39, 40, 41)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Faire
Empire - Faire magazine – To look at things
Issues 39 to 41 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
May
bilingual edition (English / French)
May
Jay Chung, Claire Fontaine, Joseph Strau, Alain Guiraudie, Bernadette Van-Huy, Helmut Draxler, Henrik Olesen by Thomas Duncan, Heji Shin by Benoît Lamy de la Chapelle, Marcel Proust by Yves-Noël Genod, Merlin Carpenter by Annie Ochmanek, Josephine Graf, Helmut Draxler, Megan Francis Sullivan and Nick Mauss, Dylan Byron and Isabelle Graw, Benjamin Lignel and Anne Dressen.
 Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni - The Unmanned
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni echo the fictional world of their films and the real world of their objects and sculptures, at the end of an exhibition-series developed over a decade.
Cary Loren - Polaroids
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
This artist's book by the American artist, musician (Destroy All Monsters), writer and bookseller intertwines Polaroids of 1970s Detroit with photographs of painterly collages made of TV stills and print ephemera combining Christian iconography, Classical Hollywood cinema, pop and b-movie culture.
Darius Koehli - Why Omaha?
English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
The album of breathtaking images of wrestling matches made in the US in the late 1960s by a little Swiss boy who will become a photographer.
Marina Rosenfeld - roygbiv&b
English edition
Run/Off
roygbiv&b is Marina Rosenfeld's first book publication, documenting her eponymous performance for the exhibition Instructions Lab at the MoMA (NY) in 2011, and includes gate-fold renderings of the score pages, a "User's Manual" by the artist, photos from the several performances of the work, and a foreword by musicologist Benjamin Piekut.
Xavier Mary - Victory over the Sun
bilingual edition (English / French)
MER. B&L
Retrospective monograph: an exhaustive overview of more than fifteen years of practice of the Belgian artist whose work oscillates between post-industrial sculptures and post-apocalyptic realism.
Michel Mazzoni - Rien, presque
bilingual edition (English / French)
MER. B&L
A body of fragmented images and views that draw their iconography from public spaces or from motifs specific to modernity.
Liam Gillick - A Max De Vos
English edition
MER. B&L
A novel by Liam Gillick.
Koen van den Broek - Firminy
bilingual edition (English / French)
MER. B&L
This catalogue features an exclusive selection of works created by renowned Belgian painter Koen van den Broek in France, a series on paper based on the architecture of Le Corbusier (Firminy).
The Cricket - Black Music in Evolution, 1968-69
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
Complete facsimile of The Cricket, an important but underknown music magazine edited by poets and writers Amiri Baraka, A. B. Spellman, and Larry Neal in 1968–69—a rare document of the Black Arts Movement.
 Destroyers/Builders - Rooted Flows
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
This book is dedicated to the work of Destroyers/Builders (Linde Freya Tangelder), as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers.
Kostas Lambridis - Rooted Flows
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
This book is dedicated to the spectacular and baroque work of Kostas Lambridis, as part of a series of monographs on the thought and work of young contemporary designers.
Paolo Cirio - Monitoring Control
English edition
Nero
Combining art and activism, semiotics and capitalism, art and finance, control and subversion, Monitoring Control by Paolo Cirio represents a critique of the social manipulation imposed by new technologies, while examining the counter-control that individuals can implement to dismantle these forces, sabotage them, and protect themselves.
Mario Rizzi - Bayt / بيت
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
A complete overview of the vast cinematographic project of the Italian artist and director around the "Arab Spring".
Ronny Hardliz - Non-Construction - Architectural Gestures in Artistic Research
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
By defining a concept of architecture based on the tactile experience and not on construction, this book allows us to explore both discursive practice as the study of architectural art and the integration of architectural art as a discourse of spatial practice.
Zoran Terzić - Idiocracy - The Culture of the New Idiot
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Zoran Terzić's wide-ranging and sharply detailed essay takes up the cultural-historical figure of the idiot and follows its numerous appearances throughout intellectual history in an examination of the art of idiocy that extends outside the hypertrophic present.
Liquidity, Flows, Circulation - The Cultural Logic of Environmentalization
English edition
Diaphanes - Critical Stances
The hypothesis of a genuine cultural logic of environmentalization, at the intersection of art, media and cultural studies as well as economic theory.
Yves Netzhammer - Convex Thoughts - 293 Digital Drawings
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
293 new digital drawings by the Swiss artist.
Rory Pilgrim - Tomorrow in Your Hands
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
First monograph.
Expanding Spatial Narratives
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A critical anthology on the spatial mediation of art consumption through digital technology.
Dawit L. Petros - Spazio Disponibile
bilingual edition (English / French)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
An overview of Dawit L. Petros's expansive suite of works reflecting the lingering effects of colonial brutality and revealing the links between the contemporary resurgence of nationalism and a suppressed colonial past.
Alessandro de Francesco - And Agglomerations, of Trees or E agglomerati, degli alberi o
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A bilingual text by Alessandro De Francesco that blurs the boundaries between art and poetry.
Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained, a Collateral Event of the 59th International Art Exhibition | La Biennale di Venezia, 2022, this book documents the deeply thoughtful responses of eleven international contemporary visual artists to the state of the world in the early twenty-first century.
Flash Art - Fall 2022 – Coded Surfaces
English edition
Flash Art
Flash Art - Flash Art International (magazine)
For its fall issue, Flash Art looks at how artists navigate and draw upon the creative industry known as "fashion".
David Klemmer - Dixit - On process
bilingual edition (English / French)
Dixit
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale - Dixit
The fourth issue of the critical review Dixit, in which the words of the architects Jan Kinsbergen and David Klemmer confront each other, in the format of a dichotomous visual atlas, around the theme of the process.
Sinthujan Varatharajah - English in Berlin - Exclusions in a Cosmopolitan Society
bilingual edition (English / German)
Wirklichkeit Books
A conversation between the political geographer Sinthujan Varatharajah and the artist Moshtari Hilal on gentrification, asylum policy and double standards of the German majority society. Both authors have become leading voices of a new generation on topics such as racism, having ceated a strong counterpublic through their social media in the last years.
Christian Fogarolli - Pneuma
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Alberta Pane
The Italian artist's research around the issues of normativity and the institutional stigmatization of mental illness.
From Scratch - Albanian Summer Picaresque
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
An account of an album about Albania by British experimental musicians made in the eighties. Also involving stories about the Albanian Society, William Bland, A. L. lloyd, RCPB ML, and Cornelius Cardew.
 Iliazd - Le degré 41 sinapisé - Lecture on Pearl Disease, Paris 1922
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The first volume in bie bao series dedicated to militant investigations on Russian poet, designer, typographer, theoretician, and publisher Iliazd (Ilya Zdanevich, 1894-1975), who developed a new philosophy and methodology from zaum (trans-sense) experiments.
Jacopo Benassi - Autobiography
English edition
Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Jacopo Benassi is a series of self portraits taken during the night, during the lenght of a dream, described by the artist in the first page.
Patrick Tuttofuoco - Autobiography
English edition
Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Patrick Tuttofuoco is a visual consideration through the artist's eye about his autobiographical exhibition "like they were eternal" held in Milan at Schiavo Zoppelli Gallery. The collages and the images in the book were created by the artist starting from his installations in the space. The text by Umberto Sebastiano is a metephoric interpretation of the show.
Jonathan Monk - Autobiography
English edition
Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Jonathan Monk is the first attempt of display of the artist's collection of "Crackers" copies by Ed Ruscha.
Entretiens pour un film 2 - Gervasia Brocson
trilingual edition (English / French / Italian)
Clinamen
A series of reflections on major contemporary issues in the framework of feminism, individual and collective emancipation and self-organization, based on the film Scuola senza fine (1983) by Adriana Monti, figurehead of Italian feminist cinema.
Ina Blom - Houses To Die In and Other Essays on Art
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Art critical essays focusing on artworks that, in various ways, convey a sense of unheroic "trouble."
Artistic Ecologies - New Compasses and Tools
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Avenues for engaged pedagogies, collective learning, and artistic ecologies that can engender new institutionalities.
Asad Raza - Diversion
English edition
X Artists' Books
This artist newspaper, edited by Asad Raza and Mathew Hale, accompanies a new work by Raza of the same name, which redirects the river through Portikus and invites the public to interact with and dip in the waters of the Main (contributions by Keren Cytter, Emily Dickinson, Dan Graham, Rufus Hale, Catalina Imizcoz, Wolfram Lotz...).
Saâdane Afif - Side Magazine - Acrobats
English edition
Wirklichkeit Books
The seventh and last issue of the editorial discursive space for the Bergen Assembly triennial, conceived by Saâdane Afif is dedicated to the character of an Acrobats ("who are two but together as one," as Thomas Clerc says in his play, The Heptahedron).
Pati Hill - One Thing I Know
English edition
Daisy editions
One Thing I Know is Pati Hill's third novel, first published in 1962, when she was forty-one and had just given birth to her first and only child. It is the last novel she wrote before claiming to "quit writing in favor of housekeeping".
Ahmed Bouanani - Enquête sur les bijoux Amazighs
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
A series of drawings made during a field visit by the filmmaker, writer and artist Ahmed Bouanani. Here ethnographer and illustrator, Bouanani analyzes the construction of Berber jewelry by sketching a taxonomy and a geography of formal symbolism of Berber groups in Morocco.
Richard Prince - Bibliothèque d\'un amateur - Richard Prince\'s publications
English edition
Christophe Daviet-Théry
An inventory: Bibliothèque d'un Amateur. Richard Prince's Publications takes a look at Richard Prince's library and production of artist's books published between 1980 and 2020. (new expanded edition).
Minia Biabiany - Ritmo volcán
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French)
Temblores Publicaciones
This first meticulous revision of the artistic work by Guadeloupean artist Minia Biabiany points the reasons why her practice has become unavoidable to reflect on the continuous process of Caribbean colonization, by destabilizing colonial structures within the territory, body and language.
Jerry Hunt - Blank Forms - Transmissions from the Pleroma
English edition
Blank Forms
Blank Forms - Blank Forms Journal
The height entry in Blank Forms' ongoing series of anthologies is devoted to the Amercian experimental musician/composer/intermedia artist Jerry Hunt.
Michel François -
English edition
Zolo Press
An intimate dialogue between the works of the two artists over four decades.
Jean Painlevé - Feet in the Water
bilingual edition (English / French)
Jeu de Paume - Albums (exhibition catalogues)
The portfolio of the exhibition at the Jeu de Paume, the first major retrospective in France on the filmmaker and biologist specializing in underwater fauna Jean Painlevé (1902-1989), considered one of the founding fathers of scientific cinema and a source of inspiration for the avant-gardes and the surrealist movement.
Abdias Nascimento - Being An Event of Love
English edition
Archive Books
A survey of the pictorial work of the Afro-Brazilian artist, writer and activist, with fifteen essays.
Sedje Hémon - Emotion of Spirits
English edition
Archive Books
A panorama of the multifaceted and transversal production of the Dutch-Jewish painter and composer Sedje Hémon (1923-2011), with fifteen essays.
Imran Mir - A World that is not entirely Reflective but Contemplative
English edition
Archive Books
A survey of the abstract and contemplative work of Pakistani artist Imran Mir (1950-2014), with fifteen essays.
Van Leo - Becoming Van Leo (3 volume box set)
English edition
Archive Books
A monumental study of the life and times of the late Armenian-Egyptian photographer Van Leo (1921-2002), one of the most singular twentieth-century studio photographers in the Arab world.
Umashankar Manthravadi - An Archaeology of Listening - A Slightly Curving Place
English edition
Archive Books
A proposition opened up by Umashankar Manthravadi in his practice as an acoustic archaeologist, bringing together writers, choreographers, composers, actors, dancers, musicians, field recordists and sound, light, and graphic designers who engage and transform each other's work.
An Archaeology of Listening - Coming to Know
English edition
Archive Books
Premodern acoustic traces as the basis for new communities of thought in the present (a project responding to the work of the self-taught acoustic archaeologist Umashankar Manthravadi).
Satch Hoyt - Afro-Sonic Mapping - Tracing Aural Histories via Sonic Transmigrations
English edition
Archive Books
An acoustic mapping of colonial history.
Rene Ricard - God with Revolver
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
The re-issue of Rene Ricard's second volume of poetry, originally published in 1989, is a vibrant testament to 1980s New York.
Augures - Laboratoire des nouvelles pratiques architecturales
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
The catalog of the exhibition at the first Biennale of Architecture and Landscape.
Paolo Monti - Procida 1972
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
The architectural images of the famous photographer on the island of Procida off Naples in 1972, presented for the first time.
Karen Archey - After Institutions
English edition
Floating Opera Press
The current crisis of museums and the future of Institutional Critique.
You can go anywhere - The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation at 50 (box set)
English edition
varia
A large series of essays, written by people from around the world who have contributed to the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation's work, revealing how the non-profit organization has carried on the Albers' legacy over the years. The heart of the book, lavishly illustrated, is devoted to the Foundation's many donations to international museums, including rarely shown works of art.
Valérie Da Costa - Paul Thek in Italy (1962-1976)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An essay on the Italian period (1962-1976) of the American artist, never studied before although it has deeply influenced the imagination and the work of Paul Thek.
Charles de Meaux - Lady in the Portrait (book + Blu-Ray + DVD)
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
The film by Charles de Meaux, with Fan Bingbing, Melvil Poupaud, Jin Shi-Jye, Wu Yue, Thibault de Montalembert, Féodor Atkin, in book (texts by Philippe Azoury, Anne Dary, Donatien Grau, Élisabeth Lebovici, Brice Pedroletti, Thomas Schlesser), on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Niki de Saint Phalle - Belles ! Belles ! Belles ! - Les femmes de Niki de Saint Phalle
bilingual edition (English / French)
Vallois
Designed in the form of a "women's magazine", this catalogue is devoted to the representation of the female body in the innovative, feminist and avant-garde work of Niki de Saint Phalle.
Nickolas Mohanna - Sight Drawings (vinyl LP)
Run/Off
Culled from field recordings, sampled orchestral noises, and voice recorders, the new production by New York artist and composer Nickolas Mohanna explores the spatial impressions of sound within a delicate acousmatic language; producing expressionistic collages that translate into wide-screen cinematic terrain.
Luc Ferrari - Solitude Transit - Bandes magnétiques inédites (1989-1990) (vinyl LP)
varia
Unpublished archival recordings by electroacoustic music pioneer Luc Ferrari: a piece in three acts composed in 1989 for contemporary dance, choreographed by Anne-Marie Reynaud.
Loren Connors - Airs (vinyl LP)
Recital
Second pressing of Recital's vinyl edition from 2015, perhaps the most approachable and beautiful in all of Loren Connors' catalog.
Peter Rehberg - at GRM (2009, 2016) (vinyl LP)
Shelter Press - Records
Two previously unreleased recordings of Peter Rehberg (1968-2021), live performances given at the GRM which, each in their own way, vividly illustrate the extent of his sonic palette.
Valerio Tricoli - Say Goodbye To The Wind (CD)
Shelter Press - Records
A masterstroke of contemporary musique concrète and auditory conceptualism, dense with metaphor, allegory and meaning.
Dominique Lawalrée - First Meeting (vinyl LP)
varia
An indispensable introduction to the wonderfully moving and expressive parlour music of Dominique Lawalrée (1954-2019).
Loren Rush - Omaggio a Giuseppe Ungaretti (CD)
Recital
The new album of composer Loren Rush is inspired by poems from "L'allegria", the collection of poetry by Giuseppe Ungaretti written in the trenches of World War I.
Philip Corner - The Art of No​-​Art (book + download code)
Recital
A large book-object of scores by artist and composer Philip Corner, including a numbered art print and a supplemental audio download which features recordings of many scores from the book, played on a variety of instruments by 10 musicians (limited edition of 100 hand-numbered copies).
Jérôme Noetinger - Sur quelques mondes étranges (2 vinyl LP)
varia
The music on this long-awaited solo vinyl album by legendary tape artist Jérome Noetinger was recorded live in the studio with no overdubs. Signals were sent through tube broadcast monitors and picked up with room microphones.
Cyprien Busolini - Miroir (CD)
Akousis Records
A dialogue between the saxophone and the viola.
 Fennesz - Black Sea (2 10\
varia
2022 reissue of Fennesz's beautiful 4th solo album, originally released in 2008.
Arnold Dreyblatt - Duo Geloso (vinyl LP)
Black Truffle
The first release to document the variety and playfulness of the concerts that Arnold Dreyblatt and Paul Panhuysen's Duo Geloso performed throughout Europe in 1987-88.
Leo Kupper - Electronic Works & Voices 1977-1987 (2 vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
This release highlights Leo Kupper's earliest compositions with his GAME machine - Générateur Automatique de Musique Electronique (Automatic Generatorof Electronic Music) constructed during the 1960's. Purely electronic sounds into new structures, Leo Kupper shows through his 4 tracks a real spirit of renewal.
Milan Knížák - Another State of Stagnation / Piano Pieces (1991-2021) (CD)
Sub Rosa
Six unreleased piano pieces by Milan Knízák, written between 1991 and 2021, played by Czech piano virtuoso Miroslav Beinhauer.
Chantal Acda - A New Score for Koyaanisqatsi (vinyl LP)
Sub Rosa
Dark-folk songwriter Chantal Acda and beyond drums-percussion musician extraordinaire Eric Thielemans propose, after Phillip Glass, a new score for Koyaanisqatsi, re-actualising the incredibly beautiful, raw, rhythmic and touching images of this 80-ties cinematographic masterpiece.
 Deux Filles - Silence & Wisdom (vinyl LP)
varia
The 1982 debut album of the fictional and conceptual girl band comprising Colin Lloyd-Tucker and Simon Fisher Turner is a series of musical vignettes, blending processed guitars, sheets of synthesizers, echoey pianos, and washed-out vocal snippets to surprisingly varied effect, like the score of an unrealized arthouse film.
 Deux Filles - Double Happiness (vinyl LP)
varia
The second album of the fictional and conceptual girl band comprising Colin Lloyd-Tucker and Simon Fisher Turner, originally released in 1983 on their own imprint, Papier Maché, full of meandering guitar, technically tighter and more refined, and with a more ominous tone, than the debut Silence & Wisdom.
Alvin Curran - Drumming Up Trouble (vinyl LP)
Black Truffle
Collecting previously unissued works recorded between 2018-2021 and a side-long epic dating back to the early 80s, as the title suggests, "Drumming Up Trouble" focuses on a hitherto almost unknown aspect of Alvin Curran:'s encyclopaedic and omnivorous musical world: his experiments with sampled and synthesised percussion.
 Dewa Alit & Gamelan Salukat - Chasing the Phantom (vinyl LP)
Black Truffle
Dewa Alit, Bali's master of contemporary Gamelan composition, returns to Black Truffle with Chasing the Phantom, presenting two recent works played by the composer's Gamelan Salukat, a large ensemble that performs on instruments specially built to his designs, using a unique tuning system that combines notes from two traditional Balinese Gamelan scales.
Richard Scott - Delirious Cartographies (vinyl LP)
Arbitrary
Part of the Arbitrary's Framework editions, Delirious Cartographies by composer, improviser and synthesist Richard Scott includes three pieces on 12" vinyl and six printed drawings—as well as a text by Scott—published as a limited edition portfolio folder.
Angélique Buisson - Vert Vert (vinyl LP)
DUUU
A project of Angélique Buisson after a poem of Jean-Baptiste Gresset, published in 1734, composed and interpreted by PEREZ.
Nouvelles icônes - Effigies de sel et d\'or
trilingual edition (English / French / Creole)
Frac Réunion
Catalogue of a group exhibition mounted from the FRAC Réunion collection around identity issues such as racial, social or sexual constructions.
Adam David - Sounds of Silence (vinyl LP)
Frac Franche-Comté - Sound Houses Series
back in stock! (2022 repress). An anthology of silence pieces from the records history.
Volume ! - La scène de Canterbury
texts in English and French
Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
Mélanie Seteun - Volume! – The French journal of popular music studies
The analysis, history and reception of the Canterbury music scene between the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Otto Muehl - Musik 1982-90 (CD)
Tochnit Aleph
Collection of recordings made at the Friedrichshof commune between 1982 and 1990. Includes actionist group-music, improvised conceptual pieces, and barpianist-songs.
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.
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.
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.
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 through the debris of a childhood marked by 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.
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.
Raoul Ruiz - Notes, souvenirs, choses vues
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
Meditations on cinema and method.
Arts Factory - 25 ans au cœur de la scène graphique
French edition
varia
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
varia
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.
Offline
French edition (texts in English)
Offline
ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design)
The 11th issue of the biannual magazine of the ECAL ((Lausanne University of Art and Design), inaugurating its new formula, with NORM, Feng Li, Marco De Mutiis, Zachary Lieberman, Maïwenn, Lionel Baier, Abel Ferrara...
Frédéric Acquaviva - Enquête de flagrance pour musique létale
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
Frédéric Acquaviva, as Mozart of the assize court, questions, in this only known example of judicial sound art, justice and its functioning, but especially insists on the fragile barrier which separates criminals from honest composers.
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.
EKES (Earthkeeping Earthshaking) - Écoféminisme(s) et art contemporain
French edition
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The hypothesis of a renewal of the world's habitability, questioning the links between ecofeminism and artistic practices, but also another relationship, more collaborative than separative, to the living world.
Isabelle Sourbès-Verger - Le Centre spatial de Toulouse - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #3
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
The contributors of this book invite readers into a cultural journey at the crossroad of multiple disciplines, allowing them to rediscover the history of this administration from a sensible, intimate point of view.
Anna Cuomo - Faire carrière dans le rap au Burkina Faso - Une anthropologie politique de la musique
French edition
Mélanie Seteun - Music and Society (books)
A political anthropology of music that is resolutely critical, reflective and accessible, based on a study of the world of Burkinabe rap.
Generator - 2014-2020
French edition
varia
A perspective on the challenges related to training, professionalization, social rights and aesthetic and theoretical concerns of young artists, through the assessment of the activities of GENERATOR, a unique program of experimentation, professional training and international residency for curators.
Arlette Farge - Le Piège
French edition
Captures - Artist's books
A series of drawings by Valérie du Chéné inspired by press articles, to which Arlette Farge's texts respond.
Dominique De Beir - Ruminatio
French edition
Strandflat
A collective work resulting from an exhibition of Dominique De Beir at the ADAC Amiens which explores the notion of piercing, digging the matter.
Stephen Loye - Le Ventre de la Montagne
French edition
ESAAA (Higher School of Art Annecy)
Publication based on a film by Stephen Loye about the micro-stories that emanate from the territory where the Germanwings A320 crash took place on March 24, 2015.
Mouvement
French edition
Mouvement
Interviews with Virginie Despentes, Claire Denis, Vincent Berthelier on the myth of the articulation between literary style and reactionary ideology, Marlène Monteiro Freitas, Virginie Maris on the frontier between the "savage" and the "civilized", Albert Serra; the cultural clandestinity in Kabul; the thriller festival in Gijón; the struggle of transgender artists...
Jean-Loup Amselle - L\'art de la friche - Essai sur l\'art contemporain africain
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An anthropologist's view of contemporary African creation.
Pierre Tilman - Actes d\'art (1960-1980)
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
A journey through the years 1960-1980, following Pierre Tilman's friendships with the artists, poets, jazz musicians and creators who marked the artistic and literary landscape of the time.
Marie Gispert - Jean Cassou - Une histoire du musée
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
A history of the museum of modern art, exhibitions and discourses on art and its public in the 20th century, from the trajectory of Jean Cassou (1897-1986), writer, resistance fighter, art critic, poet and chief curator of thenational museum for modern art of France from 1945 to 1965.
Julie Ramos - L\'Inde des visionnaires - Runge, Blake, Bra
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
An investigation into how the discovery of "India" disrupted Western mimesis between 1800 and 1850, thereby contributing to artistic modernity.
Kim Gordon - Chronicles - Vol.2
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Nieves
Chronicles Vol. 3 combines Kim Gordon's Real Estate Paintings with staged canvases photographed by Josephine Pryde in vacant apartments and offices in and around Kriens and Lucerne. The photos, which were taken using purely analog technology, create a disturbing and enraptured atmosphere.
Toilet Paper
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Toilet Paper
29 new dreamlike (or nightmarish) living tableaux by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.
Toilet Paper - Calendar 2023
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Toilet Paper
The 2023 Toilet Paper wall calendar.
Leva Leva - Ladainha de pescadores / Litanie des pêcheurs portugais (book + vinyl LP)
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Flee
50.00 45.00 €
A volume that gives a voice to artists, writers, witnesses and experts, all invited to reflect upon the question of the Portuguese fishermen's culture and the rapid transformation it experienced, accompanied by a vinyl compilation containing undisclosed original recordings of Portuguese fishermen's songs and contemporary compositions.
Décor - Vulgaire
French edition
Décor
EnsAD Paris (French National School for Decorative Arts)
The second issue of the annual review of the École des arts décoratifs de Paris, devoted to the question of the vulgar, explores through creations, portfolios, interviews, fictions and theoretical texts the polysemy of this word which embodies all the tensions of our time.
Marc Faysse - J & A
French edition
Nouveau Palais
By photographing his sister Julia's adolescence over a decade, Antoine Seiter bears witness to the language that a face can develop by constantly raising the question of portraiture. Julia's story is interrupted by that of young Achilles, the hero of Marc Faysse's novel. Parallel to the photographic work in the theme of the passage to adulthood, the story is a homosexual love story that brings emancipation.
Nicolas Richard - Commentaires - Un coup de tête jamais n\'abolira le hasard
French edition
Vroum - Editions
A "football-oratorio" that replays the 2006 World Cup final match between France and Italy.
Ignasi Aballí - Autobiography
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Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Ignasi Aballí is made up of 64 "años" (years), one for each of the 64 pages. Casually, the artist was born in 1958, it means that he has 64 years old at the time of the publication of the book.
Thomas Hirschhorn - Autobiography
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Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Thomas Hirschhorn is a visual autobiography that through some selected images, narrates the story of the life and career of the artist.
Micah Lexier - Autobiography
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Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Micah Lexier is apparently just a blank pages book, but it is not. Each page is pierced, and at the back is printed the same colophon. That's because you can rip off every page of it and fix it everywhere. Micah Lexier identifies the holes as one of the main themes of his practice.
Claude Closky - Autobiography
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Tonini Editore
Autobiography by Claude Closky is a question about identity and social media. On a dark mode theme colored background, tens of "Claude" of different genres and identities are displayed in sequence. What is the real "Autobiography"?
Julien Blaine - Julien Blaine présente quelques-uns de ses amis Animaux-&-artistes
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Through a ready-made exhibition of works made by animals, the poet Julien Blaine offers a vision as comical as it is tragic of the art world, while trying to "establish a communication between the lost world and the contemporary world."
Dieu va ouvrir la mer - Christianismes Africains au Maroc
French edition
Kulte Editions
An experience of observation of contemporary African migratory approaches and new theological movements of Christianity on the continent and in particular in Morocco, through texts of researchers but also various testimonies and documents.
Paul-Armand Gette - Artémis & Paul-Armand Gette - 50 ans de rencontres & conversations
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Al Dante - Contemporary Art
The very first major monograph of Paul-Armand Gette.
BioMedia - L\'ère des médias semblables à la vie
French edition
CDA (Centre des Arts)
A collection of contributions and works of about 15 international artists around the concept of "biomedia" developed and contextualized by Peter Weibel (ZKM), providing insights into mutual correlation between ecosystems and technology, and possible ways in which organic and inorganic life forms can coexist.
Philippe Levy - Photodiscographie
French edition
Art Book Magazine
A gallery of portraits of a hundred artists and music activists taken in Philippe Levy's Parisian apartment, turned into a studio, each guest choosing (and reviewing) a record from the photographer's vast personal record library for the shoot.
Comment devient-on créateur∙trice ?
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A book to approach differently what is taught and learned in art and design college.
Le cinéma muet italien, à la croisée des arts
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – ArTeC
New perspectives for a history of Italian silent cinema.
Benjamin Fouché - Du concept de féérie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A text declined in the form of axioms, corollaries or proposals, like an accumulation of pictures built over the course of social movements, and with the words of others (Marcel Proust, Jonathan Crary, Nathalie Quintane, Chrysippe, Karl Marx, Marie José Mondzain, Mario Tronti, Anne Parian, etc.), in order to question the gestures that make up the narrative.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil la nuit
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 this word came from the origins.
Moëz Majed - Libellule
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Through a message of love, the writer evokes the memories and places of his own childhood and expresses a pessimistic and painful thought of a Tunisia adrift, which currently offers to its youth a dark future—while hoping that the light returns.
Dominique Pasqualini - Du biface à l\'interface - Artefacts, affects, etc.
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
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From the prehistoric biface to the telephone interface, whose lightning diffusion concretizes a new anthropological threshold for humanity: a theoretical articulation of current global issues from prehistory, thought as the privileged site where to rest the questions of the technique, the language and the image, between archaeology of the media, anthropology, geology, biology and science-fiction.
John Corbett - Improvisation libre - Manuel d\'écoute
French edition
Lenka lente
A how-to manual for free improvisation music.
Histoires de Papiers
French edition
Kaph Books
"Stories of Paper" traces the history of paper as a thousand-year-old material used from antiquity to the present day, and provides an original perspective on the history of graphic arts.
Formes et couleurs - Les arts décoratifs dans le fonds de livres anciens de l\'isdaT - institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse
French edition
isdaT (Higher Institute of Arts and Design of Toulouse)
This picture book features decorative patterns with unusual shapes and colors, taken from the decorative arts collections of the Institut supérieur des arts et du design de Toulouse (isdaT).
Expanded Nature - Écologies du cinéma expérimental
French edition
Light Cone
The ecologies of experimental cinema in the Anthropocene age.
Nicolas Bourriaud - Planète B - Le sublime et la crise climatique
French edition
Radicants
Nicolas Bourriaud invites artists from all around the world to question the contemporaneity of the romantic concept of the sublime, at the age of the anthropocene.
Jean Kempf - Les conquérants de l\'inutile - Photographes de conflits américains au tournant du XXIe siècle
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
American conflict photographers at the turn of the 21th century.
Jalil Bennani - Des Djinns à la psychanalyse - Nouvelle approche des pratiques traditionnelles et contemporaines
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A new approach to psychological suffering, integrating non-Western knowledge with that of psychiatry and psychoanalysis, in order to rethink the cultural and linguistic heritages and crossings that constitute a plural universal.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
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