Les presses du réel – editions
 
Feminine Futures 2 - Expression / Abstraction – The Membrane of Dreams – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2025
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Eleven years after the publication of the first volume of Feminine Futures in 2011, this sequel explores the dance history of abstraction in the feminine, during the first half of the 20th century and continuations today, unfolding new research perspectives with a new body of rare or unpublished original photographs.
Emmanuel Alloa - Le contemporain, l\'intempestif et l\'imminent - Petits arrangements avec une époque
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A reflection on our present, through a series of portraits of contemporary artists.
Ješa Denegri - The Yugoslav Art Space - Denegri in the First Person
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A critical introduction to the life and work of Yugoslav modernist and conceptual art's foremost exponent Ješa Denegri.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
A much-needed mapping of the Indian art scene.
Ed Ruscha - A Reader
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
forthcoming
Renewing our understanding of Ruscha's art.
Temps naissant - Un glossaire pour le XXIe siècle
2024
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
A groundbreaking, multidisciplinary collection that rethinks our present moment and anticipates the key concepts that will shape and direct the twenty-first century.
Vilém Flusser - Vampyroteuthis infernalis
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
The new and definitive edition of Vilém Flusser's fabulous treatise, based on the original French typescripts.
Florence Pazzottu - Frères numains - Discours aux classes intermédiaires
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
forthcoming
A both poetic and political text which supports the French social movement that began on 31 March 2016.
Yaël Kreplak - Les réserves des musées - Écologies des collections
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
Using an interdisciplinary approach inspired by science and technology studies, and combining museological and sociological perspectives, this groundbreaking study of museum storerooms sheds new light on the world of art and cultural heritage conservation.
Olivier Berggruen - Formes du désir - Une brève histoire de la collection d\'art
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
Figures du désir: une histoire de la collection d'art (Figures of Desire: A History of Art Collecting) traces a multiplicity of aesthetic attitudes through the prism of certain key figures in the history of taste. Over the course of the chapters, we discover how art collecting reflects—or responds to—an individual's character.
Jonathan Crary - L\'écorchement du monde - Pour en finir avec l\'ère numérique : vers un monde post-capitaliste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
forthcoming
Refusing the digital world of late capitalism.
Eyal Weizman - L\'art de la contre-enquête - Esthétiques de l\'investigation – Politiques de vérité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – esthétique:critique
forthcoming
A new field of counter-investigation across journalism, human rights, art and law.
Marion Laval-Jeantet - Microbiota - Créer et soigner
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
forthcoming
Marion Laval-Jeantet's research into therapeutic care continues her work with Benoît Mangin under the name of Object-Oriented Art on microbiota, at the crossroads of scientific art, biology, anthropology, psychology and ethology.
Uno Kuniichi - Artaud pensée et corps
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Morgan Labar - La gloire de la bêtise - Régression et superficialités dans les arts depuis la fin des années 1980
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
A history of stupidity (deliberate and sometimes even claimed), regression and superficiality in the arts.
Vertiges des temps - Dialogue entre l\'art contemporain et l\'archéologie
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective exploration of the relationship between contemporary art and archeology.
Élisée Reclus - Abécédaire Reclus - Les 101 mots d\'Élisée
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
A glossary of themes running through the work of Élisée Reclus (1830-1905), reflecting the contemporary relevance and diversity of the anarchist geographer's thought.
Jacques Donguy - De Jeff Golyscheff à Stelarc - De l\'avant-garde à la post-humanité
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
A collection of texts and interviews, some previously unpublished, covering a period of 40 years, with rare illustrations.
Jehanne Denogent - Palimpsestes africains - Primitivisme littéraire et avant-gardes (Paris, 1901-1924)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The notion of primitivism rethought to highlight the role of the African referent in the development of the artistic and literary avant-garde in Europe.
Jacques Donguy - Catalogue raisonné de l\'œuvre de Jean-François Bory
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Meg Stuart - Let\'s not get used to this place - Works 2008-2023
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
A personal and intimate look behind the scenes of Meg Stuart's creative process over more than a decade.
Lieux et milieux des arts vivants - Performer l\'institution
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
A polyphonic approach to the emergence, since the 2000s, of new institutional forms dedicated to performative artistic practices.
L\'Art dans la vie - Le constructivisme et le productivisme russe dans les textes
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of the constructivist movement, bringing together newly translated or previously unpublished writings by artists and theorists, accompanied by numerous illustrations and an extensive critical apparatus: this reference volume sheds new light on the multiplicity and diversity of the approaches of constructivism and productivism in the 1920s-30, and provides a major contribution to the studies of the Soviet avant-garde.
Marc Hurtado - De cœur à cœur
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A large survey of Marc Hurtado's cinematographic, musical, poetic and plastic work, with texts by some thirty authors, artists, critics, poets and musicians from all over the world (Lydia Lunch, Pascal Comelade, Nicolas Ballet, F.J. Ossang, Kris Needs, Nick Soulsby, Nicole Brenez, Vincent Deville, Romain Perrot, Alexandre Breton, Marie Möör...).
Lionel Marchetti - En cheminant avec La Noire à soixante, une composition de musique concrète de Pierre Henry
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Makis Solomos - Pour une écologie de la musique et du son - Le vivant, le mental et le social dans la musique, les arts sonores et les artivismes d\'aujourd\'hui
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An exploration of the ecologies of music and sound, from an ecosophical and emancipatory perspective.
Enzo Mari - 25 façons de planter un clou
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design/Théories
forthcoming
We will Survive - The Preppers Movement
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective reflection on the ability of objects and design to contribute to survival and protection against disasters, based on an examination of the phenomenon of “preppers”.
We will Survive - Le mouvement preppers
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A collective reflection on the ability of objects and design to contribute to survival and protection against disasters, based on an examination of the phenomenon of “preppers” (also available in English edition).
Arts, écologies, transitions - Un abécédaire
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
An "ABC of the arts in transition" examining the ecological turn of the arts, the outcome of long-term collective research into the fundamental elements running through the art world and, more generally, the aesthetic and social universe in the current ecological crisis.
Construire un Matrimoine de la BD - Créations, mobilisations et transmissions des femmes dans le neuvième art, en Europe et en Amérique
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
The first scientific work to trace the history of female comic strip creators, for the (re)valorization of women's heritage.
 Andrea Caretto & Raffaella Spagna - Bright Ecologies - Experiences, Forms, Materials
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
The first overview of the artistic research of Andrea Caretto and Raffaella Spagna, an Italian artistic duo focused on site specific art project with a sensible attitude to the landscape.
Laurent Marissal - Portrait d\'un terroriste en amateur d\'art
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Al Dante
Conversation on art, real and imaginary, in 13 tableaux between ex-Action directe member Jann-Marc Rouillan and painter Laurent Marissal.
Frédéric Neyrat - Impossessions primitives / L\'Anti-Terre
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
In this tête-bêche book, Amandine André's Impossessions primitives, a text identifiable as poetic, meets philosopher Frédéric Neyrat's L'Anti-Terre, singularly opening up the field of possibilities and thought.
Julien Blaine - 2023
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
Cyrille Bret - Cynanthropie
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
This book takes the domestic dog as an affective standard, a practical horizon and an index of a moral economy specific to the capitalocene.
Robert Cantarella - Les Carrossiers
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Benjamin Fouché - Merveilles du monde
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Inducing daydreams, walking under hypnosis, thwarting curfews.
Charles Pennequin - Dedans
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Reissue of Charles Pennequin's first book, a lengthy text in which the author's writing is characterized by obsessive repetition, a breathless rhythm, a combination of introspective movement and prosaic elements, and a staging of proferation.
Servin Bergeret - Iris Clert - singulièrement galeriste
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Fama
This monographic essay explores Iris Clert, an unclassifiable and emblematic figure of the 1960s artistic avant-garde.
Kenzō Tange - Architectes des Jeux de Tokyo
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Architecture
A presentation of the fascinating architectural legacy of the Tokyo Olympic Games through two iconic buildings, the Yoyogi Olympic Gymnasium and the New National Stadium, highlighting the two world-renowned Japanese architects behind these projects: Kenzō Tange and Kengo Kuma.
Armelle Talbot - Variations Fassbinder - Images d\'Allemagne, désirs de cinéma
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art
A philosophico-cinematographic journey through Fassbinder's filmic oeuvre, from the avant-garde daring of 1968 to the fallout of the leaden years ten years later.
Akasegawa Genpei - Anatomie du Tomason
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – Délashiné!
The first French translation of the texts of the Japanese artist and writer Akasegawa Genpei (Katsuhiko Akasegawa, aka Otsuji Katsuhiko, 1937-2014), a figure of the Tokyo avant-garde of the 1960s, on the concept of Tomason, with a rich iconography.
Objets à l\'état vif - Entre dynamiques sociales et pratiques artistiques
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
A collective reflection on the question of objects in artistic situations, at the crossroads of art history and theory, social sciences and artistic practices.
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