Publications

Michigan Stories. Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw, MSU Broad Museum, East Lansing, 2018; 304 pages.
The Transported Man, MSU Broad Museum, East Lansing, 2018; 280 pages.
Jonathan Monk. Anything by the Smith, CAN Centre d’art, Neuchâtel, 2018; 64 pages.
Collectors’ Stories – Collectors From Turkey, CI, Istanbul, 2017; 300 pages.
The Order of Fireflies, Fondation Ricard, Paris, 96 pages.
Hidden World. Jim Shaw / Didactic Art Collection, Chalet Society / König Verlag, Paris / Berlin, 2014; 512 pages.
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics / Prestige, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2012; 280 pages.

LOST (in LA), Flax and Public Fiction, Los Angeles, 2012; 108 pages. Coedited with Lauren Mackler.
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics, volume 4, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2011; 368 pages. Coedited with Frederic Grossi.

Palais / The Pledge, #14, Paris, 2011; 96 pages. Special issue created by Alexandre Singh.
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics, volume 3, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2010; 304 pages. Coedited with Mark Alizart.

Palais / Pergola, # 11, Paris, 2010; 96 pages.

Palais / Dynasty, # 12, Paris, 2010; 288 pages.

Palais / Fresh Hell, # 13, Paris, 2010; 128 pages.
 
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics, volume 2, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2009; 352 pages. Coedited with Mark Alizart.

Palais / Gakona, # 8, Paris, 2009; 96 pages.

Palais / Spy Number, # 9, Paris, 2009; 88 pages.

Palais / Chasing Napoleon, # 10, Paris, 2009; 96 pages.
From Yodeling to Quantum Physics, volume 1, Palais de Tokyo / Bookstorm, Paris, 2008; 350 pages.

Palais / Cellar Door, # 5, Paris, 2008; 104 pages.Palais / Superdome, # 6, Paris, 2008; 88 pages.

Palais / From One Revolution to Another,# 7, Paris, 2008; 96 pages.
Palais / M (News From the Upside-Down), # 2, Paris, 2007; 100 pages.

Palais / La Marque Noire, # 3, Paris, 2007; 96 pages.

Palais / The Third Mind, # 4, Paris, 2007; 312 pages. Special issue created by Ugo Rondinone.

Hysteria Siberiana, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, 2007; 64 pages.

Philippe Mayaux, Sémiose, Paris, 2007; 304 pages.  
Palais / Five Billion Years,#1, Paris, 2006; 96 pages.
OK / OKAY, Grey Art Gallery University of New York / Swiss Institute, New York, 2005; 168 pages.
Olav Westphalen, Zing, New York, 2004; 128 pages.
Reedited by Revolver, Berlin, 2006.La piste noire, Loevenbruck, Paris, 2004; 58 pages.
EXTRA, Swiss Institute / Merian Verlag, New York / Basel, 2003; 440 pages.
SI, Swiss Institute, New York, 2002; 64 pages.
TRANSFERT, Art in Public Space / Art dans l’espace urbain, ESS, Biel, 2000; 464 pages.

5, 6, 7, 8, 9, CAN, CAN,Neuchâtel, 2000; 304 pages.
Mayday, CAN, Neuchâtel, 1999; 16 pages
New York / Berlin. Atelier de la Confédération 1997-1998, Federal Office of Culture, Neuchâtel / Bern, 1998; 68 pages. Coedited with Pierre-André Lienhard.
New York / Berlin. Atelier de la Confédération 1995-1996, Federal Office of Culture, Neuchâtel / Bern, 1997; 68 pages. Coedited with Pierre-André Lienhard.
Olivier Mosset, Bonhôte, Neuchâtel, 1997.
Olivier Mosset, CAN, Neuchâtel, 1996; 120 pages.
Non ! pas comme ça !, CAN, Neuchâtel, 1996; 8 pages.
Is It Nice?, CAN, Neuchâtel, 1995; 40 pages.
Claude Loewer, l’évasion calculée, Acatos, Lausanne, 1993; 312 pages. Coedited with Charlotte Hug and Walter Tschopp.
Landry, Moser, Schwerzmann, Fine Arts Museum, Lausanne, 1992; 64 pages. Coedited with Jörg Zutter.
Le rouge et l’art, Neuchâtel, 1991; 64 pages.

ESSAYS IN BOOKS AND EXHIBITION CATALOGS (selection)

“The Equalizer”, Steven Parrino:Paintings & Drawings 1986-2003, Skarstedt, New York, 2019
“David Lamelas. Artists’ Artist,” Preface, David Lamelas, MSU Press, East Lansing, 2018
“L’horizon des pâquerettes,” Arnaud Labelle –Rojoux. Esprit es-tu là?, Dilecta, Paris, 2016.
« Synchronicity. Robin Meier, the Crickets, and the Fireflies, » Art|Basel, Year 46, JRP-Ringier, Zurich, 2016.
“Jim Shaw. The Hidden World and the Ontological Blinking,” Jim Shaw. The End is Here, New Museum / Skira Rizzoli, New York /, 2015.
“Coca-Cola and the Post-Internet”, Triennale de l’Art Imprimé, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle, 2015.
“Escape Velocity,” Gianni Piacentino, Centre d’art Contemporain, Geneva, 2013.
“Appearance, Disapearance, Reappaerance,” “The Big Illusion,” Gianni Motti, Société des Art de Genève / Damiani / Perrotin Gallery, 2013.
“Conquering New Territories,” Kolkoz, Audemars Piguet, 2013.
“The Flight of a Fly in Negative Space,” Fernando Ortega, Samart / Vvz / L’insensé, Paris, 2012.
“From Android to Quantum Physics (Or How to Talk About Exhibitions),” in From Eternity to Here, Fondazione Arte / CRT, Turin, 2012.
“The Sergeons,” Scalpel, Amsterdam Worldwide / P. Ricard, Paris, 2012.
“Extraterrestrial Language in the Service of Minimalism (Or How to Master a Language by Speaking Another),” John Mc Cracken, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, 2011.  
“Free Fall (Art in a State of Weightlessness,” Lighten Up. Joao Onofre, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, Portugal, 2010.
“Comment parler de l’exposition,” Swiss Exhibition Award, Julius Bär Stiftung, Zurich, 2010.
“Travelling permanent à la vitesse d’un vol de faucon,” Preface, Laurent Grasso: The Black-Body Radiation, Les Presses du réel, Paris / Dijon, 2009.
“Sleeping Agents,” Preface, Arcangelo Sassolino, JRP / Ringier, Zurich, 2009.
« Loris Gréaud,” New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation, Phaidon, London, 2009.
“One Night,” Lang/Baumann. Beautiful Book, JRP / Ringier, Zurich, 2008.
“Ghost Rider, Chainsaw Sculptures, Quantum Physics and Alien (Blur The Categories),” Lucky Number Seven, 7th SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2008.
Werner Reiterer: a conversation,” Werner Reiterer, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, 2007.
“Après l’accélération,” Acceleration, CAN, JRP / Ringier, Zurich, 2007.
“Ultimate Fighters. Didier Cuche vs Marcel Duchamp,” in Fresh Théorie III, Léo Scheer, Paris, 2007.
“Reality is a Mille-Feuille Stretched Into Infinity,” Shift and Change: Locating Korean Art Now, Ssamzie Art Space, Seoul, 2008.
Cinq Symptômes,” Fondation BMW, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 2007.

François Leval, Dadaïste, garde Suisse au Vatican et mort en épectase,” Fresh Théorie II, Léo Scheer, Paris 2006.

Le réel : combien de couches ?,Fresh Theorie, Léo Scheer, Paris, 2005.
Double Agent,” Gabriele di Matteo. Le peintre salue la mer, FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier, 2005.
The Double Life of James Rielly,” The Life of Rielly, Gal. Timothy Taylor, London, 2005.
Fabrice Gygi,” Terminal 5, Lukas & Sternberg, New York / Berlin, 2005.

Stealth and Public Space,” Moving Layers: Contextual  Video in Art and Architecture, Elastic, Rome, 2004.

“La stratégie du couteau suisse au service des soucoupes volantes,” Münsterland Skulptur Biennale 2003, Münster, 2003.
“Mike Tyson. Le fabuleux destin du violeur violé. Boxe, furtivité, apocalypse, viol et art contemporain,” Sans Consentement, CAN / Crash, Paris, 2002.
“Séduction, officialité, furtivité,” Office fédéral de la culture. 100 ans, OFC, Bern, 1999.“Les faiseurs d’histoires,” Storymakers / Les faiseurs d’histoires, Le Casino, Centre d’art contemporain, Luxembourg, 1999. Co-written with Enrico Lunghi, Hubert Besacier, and Emmanuel Latreille.
“La truie est multipare,” L’art c’est l’art, GHK, Musée d’ethnographie de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, 1999.
« Stratégie d’infiltration,” Gianni Motti, Cahiers d’artistes, Pro Helvetia, Zurich, 1999.
“Delete,” Kenji Yanobe 1995-1998, Röntgen Kunstraum, Tokyo, 1998.
“Un doute subsiste,” Jean-Damien Fleury, JDF, Fribourg, 1998.
“The Night of the Living Dead,” Derrière les images, GHK, Musée d’ethnographie de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, 1998.
“Claude Loewer,” Dictionnaire des artistes suisses, ISEA Institut suisse pour l’étude de l’art, Zurich, 1997.
“Pierre Gattoni. Le cauchemar de l’imprimeur,” Artistes romands, Musée cantonal des beaux-arts, Lausanne, 1997.
“Sites et Môtiers,” Exposition suisse de sculpture. Art en plein air, Môtiers 95, Acatos, Lausanne, 1995.
“Nam June Paik,” Catalogue du Musée d’art moderne et contemporain. Fiches d’artistes, Mamco, Geneva, 1994.
“L’anamorphose de Camesi ; analyse d’une oeuvre monumentale,” Camesi, Musée d’art et d’histoire de Neuchâtel / Kunstmuseum Bern, Benteli, Bern, 1994.
Images déployées,” Joël von Allmen, Galerie MDJ, Neuchâtel, 1994.
“Répertoire des artistes neuchâtelois,” L’art neuchâtelois, Attinger, Hauterive, 1992.

TEXTS IN MAGAZINES (selection)

2016“Gianni Piacentino,” Art Press, March 2016.

2013« Dream Object: Paperback Cover Painting », Libération, October 24th, 2013.

2008“The Schizophrenic Quotient,” The Fredericianum Columns, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, 2008.
“Lower Music Now,” UOVO, # 17, April-May-June 2008.

2007“Die Kunst im Zustand der Schwerelosigkeit,” Parkett, # 79, 2007.
“Tout a commencé un 17 janvier,” Journal des Arts, # 250, 2007.
2006Insert (From Einstein to John Wayne),” Attitudes Magazine, Attitudes Art Contemporain, 2006.
“Fischli & Weiss,” Crash, # 53, 2006.“Ortwechsel”, Kunstbulletin, May 2006.

2005“François Leval, dadaïste et garde Suisse au Vatican. Entretien posthume,” Abstract, # 18, fall 2005.
“Science Fiction and Contemporary Art,” ARCO, summer 2005.
“Mike Tyson: invisible et hyper spectaculaire,” Abstract, summer 2005.
“Laughing Gas and Contingency. Werner Reiterer,” Contemporary, May 2005.
“Plus fort que Barbie,” Abstract, # 17, spring 2005.“Olaf Breuning,” Art Press, # 308, January 2005.

2004“Distillation / In Vitro,” Abstract, # 16, winter 2004.
“Olaf Breuning,” Parkett, # 71, September 2004.
“Science fiction, schizophrénie et art contemporain,” L’œil, June 2004.
“Todo con la mente,” Flash Art Italia, December 2003 – January 2004.

2003“Extralucide,” Zéro Deux Magazine, summer 2003.

2001“Christian Marclay”, Kunstbulletin, June 2001.
“Au delà du réel. Gianni Motti,” Art Press, May 2001.

2000“7 x 4: mutations,” Crash, special issue, summer 2000.
“L’artiste, Colombo, sa femme et son amant,” Material, May 2000.
“Genève : perspectives,” Le journal des Arts, March 16, 2000.
“Biennale de l’image, Genève,” Art Press, January 2000.

1999“Peter Land,” Art Press, December 1999.“Peter Land,” Kunstbulletin, December 1999.
“Olivier Mosset and Cady Noland,” Art Press, November 1999.
“La Suisse et l’An 2000,” Le journal des Arts, October 1999.
“Le temps de l’exposition, » Editorial,Kunstbulletin, September 1999.
“In vitro,” Kunstbulletin, September 1999.“Olaf Breuning,” Art Press, April 1999.
« Waiting for Sunday: Peter Fischli et David Weiss,” Art Press, March 1999.

1998“Cuba,” Kunstbulletin, December 1998.
“Après le vernissage, techno-party avec DJ Respect,” Kunstbulletin, November 1998.
“A table ! Jean-Damien Fleury,” Kunstbulletin, October 1998.
“L’Hypothèse du tableau volé,” Art Press, September 1998.
“Jens Haaning,” Kunstbulletin, September 1998.
“Roman Signer : artiste élémentaire,” Art Press, July 1998.
“Art contemporain : arsenic et vielles dentelles,” Le Nouveau Quotidien, January 12, 1998.

1997“Rapports d’entreprises,” Art Press, December 1997.
“Zurich. La rentrée,” Art Press, December 1997.
“Habiter un lieu d’art,” Kunstbulletin, December 1997.
“Habiter un lieu d’art,” Papiers libres, April 1997.
“Martin Kippenberger,” Art Press, April 1997.
“Natacha Lesueur,” Kunstbulletin, March 1997.
“Made in Switzerland,” Art Press, March 1997.

1996“Sidney Stucki,” Kunstbulletin, December 1996.
“François Morellet,” Kunstbulletin, November 1996.
“Olivier Mosset,” Kunstbulletin, May 1996.
“Lieu de change, lieux d’échange. Fabrice Hybert,” Kunstbulletin, May 1996.

1995“Gianni Motti,” Kunstbulletin, September 1995.
“Ingold Airline,” Kunstbulletin, July-August 1995.
“Laurence Pittet,” Kunstbulletin, February 1995.

1994“Christian Robert-Tissot,” Kunstbulletin, October 1994.
“Philippe Ramette,” Kunstbulletin, July-August 1994.  
1993“Christian Boltanski,” Perspective, February 1993.

INTERVIEWS AND PORTRAITS (selections from 2012, 2013, and 2017 only)

Interview by Saul Anton, Profile: Marc-Olivier Wahler, Frieze, November 2017.
Interview by Bice Curiger, Prix Meret Oppenheim, Federal Office of Culture, Bern, October 2013.
Interview by Jean-Pierre Greff, C’est moi qui choisis, HEAD Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design, Geneva, October 2013.
Elisabeth Chardon, “L’exposition à l’épreuve du XXIème siècle,” Le Temps, July 1, 2013.
Barbara Polla, “Portrait d’un prestidigitateur,” Le Courrier, April 15, 2013.
Interview by Patrice JoIly, Zérodeux, Paris, April 2013.
Josiane Guilloud-Cavat, “J’avais atteint l’âge de mille kilomètres,” Inferno Magazine, March 2013.
Maxwell Williams, “Why Themeless Exhibitions,” Whitewall, January 2013.

William Massey, “Chalet Society,” L’Officiel Art, # 4, November 2012.
Patrick Steffen, Flash Art International, November 2012.
Catherine Cochard, “Chaque personne qui fait un don accède à une communauté,” Le Temps, October 11, 2012.
Interview by Christoph Kihm, “From the Exhibition to the Program,” Palais / History of Palais de Tokyo, From 1937 to Today, and Tomorrow, # 15, March 2012.

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