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    SOPHIE JODOIN
    Les confessions

    June 2019
    Format : 140 x 105 mm; 98 pages
    ISBN : 978-2-9814330-5-3
    Edition of 400, including 25 numbered copies with an intervention by the author.
    In French (titles and credits). The book contains no text.

    Les confessions is a recent project that reflects Sophie Jodoin’s ongoing preoccupation with the interaction of language with images. While books act as raw material for the work, language functions as its mode of articulation. Through a series of feminine surnames, Les confessions chronicles a plural (her)story. As both declarations and silent testimonies, these multiple voices form a collective portrait, a rewriting of women’s social and political bodies where the reader is invited to fill in the voids.

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    ÉMILIE MOUCHOUS
    D’un érotisme botanique (A Botany of Eros)

    May 2018
    Format: 140 x 105 mm; 56 pages
    ISBN: 978-2-9814330-4-6
    Edition of 250, including 25 numbered copies with four-leaf clover.
    French-English translation by Simon Brown

    A Botany of Eros is both a sonic artwork and a poetic coming-of-age story where the author phlegmatically looks to the plant world to explore her own psyche. Mouchous’s writing is one of metamorphosis, articulating the desire to dialogue in real time with our plant relatives. This debut book also includes a downloadable 18-minute sound piece (voice and synthesizers).

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    ANNE-F JACQUES
    Roches rencontrées (Stones Met)

    May 2018
    Format: 140 x 105 mm; 58 pages
    ISBN: 978-2-9814330-3-9
    Edition of 250, including 25 numbered copies with a drawing by the author.
    French-English translation by Jen Leigh Fisher

    Stones Met is an inventory of the objects and materials artist Anne-F Jacques uses in her sonic and kinetic assemblages. Through their weights and textures, and her accounts of meeting them, Jacques retraces a small part of their biographies, inviting the reader into a veritable microcosm of obstinate objects. This debut book also includes a selection of recent drawings from the artist’s notebooks.

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    ALEXANDRE St-ONGE
    Nude de chose de même

    January 2017
    Format: 140 x 105 mm; 78 pages
    ISBN: 978-2-9814330-2-2
    Edition of 200, including 25 numbered copies with handwritten intervention by the author. Second edition (2019) of 100 copies.
    French / English

    Nude de chose de même is both a book of hermetic poetry and a sonic artwork. After triggering an outpouring of words through a sound improvisation, the author rearranges and reappropriates them with his voice. Out of the shadows of process emerges a dialogue between desubjectified subjects and impossible objects. A download of the accompanying sound pieces (13 tracks, 26 minutes) is included.

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    SIMON BROWN
    Mollesse dure

    December 2014
    Format: 140 x 105 mm; 54 pages
    ISBN: 978-2-9814330-1-5
    Edition of 250, including 25 numbered copies with an intervention by the author. Second edition (2019) of 100 copies.
    In French only

    Mollesse dure is an action narrative. There is an activity, and the conditions necessary for the activity to take place. There are non-conditions, a breather that observes, an inside and an outside, too many guests arriving, family and freedom (both decorative). There is softness and hardness, and (in this particular case) the transition from one state to another.

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    DAÏCHI SAÏTO
    Moving the Sleeping Images of Things Towards the Light

    December 2013
    Format: 140 x 105 mm; 88 pages
    ISBN: 978-2-9814330-0-8
    Edition of 300, including 40 numbered copies with a section from 16 mm film All That Rises. Second edition (2015) of 200 copies.
    English-French translation by Patrick Poulin.

    With this cahier-like book, Daïchi Saïto proposes a personal reflection on language and images that doesn’t attempt to theorize practice, but rather recounts it. Saïto doesn’t present himself as an expert, but rather a simple observer of that which occurs. Moving the Sleeping Images of Things Towards the Light is a debut publication for Saïto, primarily a filmmaker and cofounder of Montréal film collective Double Negative. The preface is signed by André Habib, experimental film expert and professor of Film Studies at Université de Montréal. The original text in English is included.

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    LE LAPS’ CATALOGUE
    6 books (regular editions)

    Moving the Sleeping Images of Things Towards the Light, Daïchi Saïto
    Mollesse dure, Simon Brown – In French only
    Nude de chose de même, Alexandre St-Onge
    Roches rencontrées (Stones Met), Anne-F Jacques
    D’un érotisme botanique (A Botany of Eros), Émilie Mouchous
    Les confessions, Sophie Jodoin – In French (titles and credits) 

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