Book published by the Centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva
c/o Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
Oscar Tuazon, Working Drawing
Book, reproduction of 210 drawings and a text by Oscar Tuazon, 19 x 23 cm, 256 pages, black photocopy, on Condat matt Périgord, cover in clear glass, covered in linen cloth, Texlibris GTI, colour: steel 564, square spine, sewn and glued, wrapped in a sheet of ribbed Pop’Set Perle, edition of 130, numbered and signed on the colophon inserted at the end of the book. Original drawings are included in the first 20 copies, starting from page 229. In addition, 20 A.P. signed and numbered from I to XX, have been printed. Binding and assemblage are the work of the atelier Philippe Martial, Paris. Designed by Pierre-François Letué, Paris, for the artist. Printed by Tracts, Paris.
This book is published by the Centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva, January 2012.
Book Launch of Working Drawing
On the occasion of Oscar Tuazon’s exhibition, Manual Labor
at the Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich.
Galerie Eva Presenhuber
Diagonal Building, Maag Areal
Philippe Decrauzat, Trois films photographiés – A Change of Speed, a Change of Style, a Change of Scene – After Birds – Screen O Scope
Discussion around the book with Philippe Decrauzat and Véronique Bacchetta, director of the CEC
and presentation of a selection of editions of the Centre d’édition contemporaine, with the artists’ books of Sigurdur Arni Sigurdsson, Thomas Hirschhorn, Elke Krystufek, Monica Bonvicini, Jakob Kolding, Roman Ondák, Mads Ranch Kornum, Céline Duval, Katie Holten, Josef Strau, Christophe Rey, Erik van Lieshout; the catalogues Marcel Broodthaers, l’oeuvre graphique, essais; L’Effet papillon 1989-2007; Sgrafo vs Fat Lava and the multiples of François Curlet and of Pierre Bismuth (more…)
Book, French, bound, 105 x 165 mm, 64 pages, 22 colour pictures. Summary : Nicolas Trembley (ed.), Madeleine de Proust et Fat Lava (introduction); text by Horst Makus, Formes, couleurs et décors. Un survol; Interview of Ronan Bouroullec by Nicolas Trembley. Graphic design : Gavillet & Rust / Eigenheer, Geneva. Publisher : JRP|Ringier (Hapax collection), Zurich, 2011. ISBN 978-3-03764-163-7.
Something Less, Something More – DIY
Triple groove corrugated cardboard plate with seven pre-cut discs, 37 x 50 cm, a metal stick and instructions for use, offset, black and one colour, front and back, French/English, 74 x 50 cm, on Keaykolour nature quartz mat 150g/m2 paper, folded in two, all elements in a coloured plastic envelope (green, blue, yellow or clear) closed by a folded cardboard as colophon, digital print, one colour, 180 copies, edition of the Centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva, 2009.
On the occasion of the presentation of L’Effet papillon, 1989-2007, Véronique Bacchetta (director of CEC) will read the chapter « Marketing as social project » from Philippe Cuenat’s text A Fifty-cent Item: Maciunas’ marketing of Fluxus published in this book.
and Benjamin Valenza (born in 1980 in Marseille, lives and works in Lausanne) will give a lecture of the poem Maintenant c’est après le succès les temps changent/Now he following the success of changing times, freely inspired by Ms Leokadija Maciunas’ comments about the commercial initiatives of her son (see Philippe Cuenat, A Fifty-cent Item: Maciunas’ marketing of Fluxus). Benjamin Valenza will play his sculpture Don Quixote’s hip (2009, painted brass and aluminium, 100 x 35 cm).
Zone papillons (Butterflies Area)
Two readings and two anthologies/panoramas in French, in the frame of the fair BucH.08, and a presentation of the Centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva, in Basel:
L’Effet papillon, 1989-2007, Centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva, 2008, presented by Véronique Bacchetta and her guest, Philippe Cuenat
« This publication retraces through its archives the history and evolution of a particular place – the Centre d’édition contemporaine –, its productions and artistic choices. It defines its place, its position and engagement in the field of contemporary art. » Véronique Bacchetta, director of the CEC, Meret Oppenheim Prize 2007. (more…)