Anthologies

 
 
Eco-operations
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
An edited collection of contributions to conversations about the climate crisis and its role in critical discourse.
Hans Ulrich Obrist - The Indian Files
2024
English edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Documents
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
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
JRP|Editions - Documents (co-edition Les presses du réel)
forthcoming
Renewing our understanding of Ruscha's art.
Temps naissant - Un glossaire pour le XXIe siècle
2024
French edition
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.
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A collection of texts and interviews, some previously unpublished, covering a period of 40 years, with rare illustrations.
Michèle Bokanowski - Cirque (vinyl LP)
2024
various
forthcoming
A musique concrète piece divided into five movements, based on the handling and editing of recordings captured within circuses between 1988 and 1993.
Dialogical Imaginations - Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
2024
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
A transdisciplinary reevaluation of the dialogical character of humanism.
Félix Candela - L\'intelligence de la forme
2024
French edition
Caryatide / Cosa Mentale
forthcoming
This first collection of texts in French by Félix Candela (1910-1997), a major figure in twentieth-century modern architecture, brings together writings and interviews published in the specialized press, as well as lectures and speeches delivered on various occasions by the Spanish-born Mexican architect and engineer between 1953 and 1994.
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.
Why I Do What I Do - Global Curators Speak
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Thoughts on Curating
forthcoming
Twenty renowned international curators write about one of their exhibitions or projects that transformed their ideas about curating.
Display, Distribute, Disrupt - Contemporary Moving Image Practices
2024
English edition
Diaphanes
forthcoming
The implications of the digitization of image production and distribution on the contemporary ecology of the moving image.
Going Public - Creating Visibility in the Field of Art
2024
English edition
Diaphanes
forthcoming
A call-to-arms for creatives to make their work widely accessible as a political and communal act.
Jill Johnston - JJ
2024
French edition
Brook
forthcoming
JJ brings together articles by cultural critic, auto/biographer, and lesbian icon Jill Johnston (1929-2010), translated into French for the first time, as well as texts, poems and drawings by Pauline L. Boulba, Aminata Labor, Nina Kennel and Rosanna Puyol.
New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media (vinyl LP)
2024
Die Schachtel / Blume Editions
forthcoming
The first ever vinyl reissue of the seminal "New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media", from 1977, arguably the most important feminist statement in the history of experimental music, illuminating the work of Johanna M. Beyer, Annea Lockwood, Pauline Oliveros, Laurie Spiegel, Megan Robert, Ruth Anderson, and Laurie Anderson.
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...).
Women In Turkish Electronic Music (CD)
2024
Sub Rosa
forthcoming
A series of recordings that unveils the diverse creativity of young Turkish female artists.
Entangled - Texts On Textiles
2024
English edition
Archive Books
forthcoming
What does it mean to be a curator who writes, and, more specifically, how can curators write about textiles? This publication steps outside the framework of the typical exhibition catalogue to occupy "the space between literature and criticism".
Towards the Realm of Materiality - Designing Philip K. Dick\'s Non-Existing Technologies
2024
English edition
Nero
A multidisciplinary exploration of the technological devices, the machines, and the objects conceived by the brilliant mind of Philip K. Dick.
What to Let Go?
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
What gets counted within the category of heritage, and who gets to do the counting?
Museums at the Ecological Turn
2024
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
A reflection on the relation between art, museum institutions and climate activism.
Mudun - Short stories from the Arab world
2024
texts in English and Arabic
Kaph Books
Published on the occasion of Mudun Short Story Prize, an international competition that pays tribute to cities around the Arab world which was launched by the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah (UAE), Mudun: Stories from Arab Cities brings together the 19 stories—10 in Arabic and nine in English—that were shortlisted for the prize, including the winning submissions.
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.
Meandering - Art, Ecology, and Metaphysics
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
Inspired by how rivers bend and curve connecting ecosystems, Meandering is a case study for community-oriented artistic research into the cultural, spiritual, and ecological trajectories of waterways.
What Can Theatre Do
2024
English edition
Bruno
What Can Theatre Do invites artists and thinkers to explore the potential of the performing arts, the political role of theatre and its ability to imagine alternative realities and future scenarios, ranging from essays to artistic interventions.
Revolving Documents - Narrations of Beginnings, Recent Methods and Cross-Mappings of Performance Art
2024
English edition
Diaphanes
Challenging dominant histories of the genre, this book focuses on translocal and transcultural connections, and seeks to generate, expand knowledge on different narrations of the beginnings of Performance Art.
Textile Textures - Multithreaded Narratives
2024
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The multiple meanings and uses of textiles in art, culture and society.
Philippe Robert - Free Fight
2024
French edition
Lenka lente
The complete texts and photographs published in the fanzine dedicated to free jazz.
Art for Radical Ecologies (manifesto)
2024
English edition
Bruno
A reflection on the role of art in the interconnected struggles for climate and ecological justice.
Globalisto - A Philosophy in Flux – Acts of an Imbizo
2024
English edition
MAMC+ (Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Etienne métropole)
The continuation and culmination of a vast project, articulated between an exhibition and a symposium, imagined by South African curator Ntshepe Tsekere Bopape (Mo Laudi), inviting 17 artists from Africa and its diaspora and a group of researchers to evoke black aesthetics and propose an alternative vision of a world without borders.
Globalisto - Une philosophie en mouvement – Actes d\'un imbizo
2024
French edition
MAMC+ (Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Etienne métropole)
The continuation and culmination of a vast project, articulated between an exhibition and a symposium, imagined by South African curator Ntshepe Tsekere Bopape (Mo Laudi), inviting 17 artists from Africa and its diaspora and a group of researchers to evoke black aesthetics and propose an alternative vision of a world without borders.
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.
Pierre Schaeffer - À la recherche de Pierre Schaeffer - Portrait(s)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A vast selection of theoretical, philosophical and literary writings by Pierre Schaeffer, accompanied by testimonies of various personalities, providing a privileged entry into the multidimensional universe of the composer, engineer, theorist and radio man, whose tutelary shadow is constantly cast on the landscape of sound creation.
Strange Design
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design/Théories
A history of critical design in four episodes: the Italian radical design of the late 1970s; the Dutch conceptual design of the 1990s; the English critical design of the 2000s, and the contemporary scene (with contributions by Bless, Didier Faustino, Alessandro Mendini, Gianni Pettena…).
Myrna Ayad - Alcove - Intimate Essays on Arab Modernist Artists
2024
English edition
Kaph Books
Spanning a pivotal time in Arab art, from the 1950s through to the 1980s, this book celebrates the lives, careers, and personas of some of the region's pioneering artists (from Huguette Caland to Hamed Nada and Etel Adnan) and features archival material, images of artworks as well as of the artists themselves.
Switched On - The Dawn of Electronic Sound by Latin American Women
2024
English edition
Contingent Sounds
currently out of stock
The first book dedicated exclusively to the female protagonists of Latin American electronic music.
Littérature et design - Visualités et visualisations du texte en régime numérique
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Figures
New visualities and visualizations of literature in the digital age: the possible contributions of design thinking to literary theory.
Agonistic Assemblies - On the Spatial Politics of Horizontality
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
currently out of stock
A curatorial approach towards deliberative cultures of assembly and a realistic scenario of decentralized power and decision-making (an anthology edited by Markus Miessen).
Michel Majerus - What looks good today may not look good tomorrow - The Legacy of Michel Majerus
2024
English edition
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A record of a symposium on the legacy of the late Luxembourgish artist Michel Majerus (1967-2002).
Pierre Guyotat - Pierre Guyotat et l\'Algérie
2024
French edition
Diaphanes
A collective work to highlight the unique perspective of Pierre Guyotat, one of the greatest authors of the French language and a major figure in the memory of the Algerian conflict, on the war of independence and post-independence Algeria.
Sites du film - Le cinéma et ses parages
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Cinema & video art – Perceptions
Cinema as a method of investigating the visible and a journey into the theoretical thinking of images.
Chus Martínez - The Complex Answer - On Art as a Nonbinary Intelligence
2023
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
The Complex Answer presents the reader with a selection of texts—from 2010 to 2021—that introduce an exercise in how a practice of art and exhibition making has been influenced by philosophical thinking.
Landscape with(out) Locus
2023
English edition
Nero
A collective reflection on the landscape as an ever-changing social, economic, and ecological construct, addressing questions of power, identity, and natural resources (contributions by T. J. Demos, Tiago Torres-Campos, Tiffany Kaewen Dang, Hagit Keysar and Ariel Caine, Teresa Mendes Flores, Chris Malcolm, Irmgard Emmelhainz...)
Imaginaires technologiques
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – ArTeC
Some insights into the imaginaries that inhabit techno-scientific realities, transforming our relationship with the world, closing or opening up the future.
Attaques
2023
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A journal of critical and political poetry
La Biennale internationale des jeunes artistes - Paris (1959-1985)
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The first major work on the history and current importance of the Biennale of Young Artists, known as the "Biennale de Paris", which took place between 1959 and 1985, bringing together thirty-five texts by international authors, including some testimonies from actors who took part in the Biennale.
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