Bibliography

Surrealism (History)

“Manifestes du surréalisme” (1924, 1929) André Breton, Folio Essais (2008).

“Histoire du Surréalisme” (1964), Maurice Nadeau, Seuil.

“Surrealism, the last snapshot of the european Intelligentsia”, Walter Benjamin, 1929.

“What is Surrealism ?”, André Breton, 1934.

“La subversion des images: surrealisme, photographie, film”, exhibition catalogue Centre Georges Pompidou, 2009.

Digital Art

“The Language of New Media” (2001), Lev Manovich, Leonardo MIT Press.

“Digital Art” (2003), Christiane Paul, Thames and Hudson World of Art.

Other contemporary art

“David Lynch – The Air is on Fire”, 2007, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain.

“Video Art”, Sylvia Martin, Taschen.

Photography

“City gorged with dreams: Surrealism and documentary photography in interwar Paris”, Ian Walker, 2002, Manchester University Press.

Cinema

“Le Surréalisme au cinéma” (1952), Ado Kyrou, Ramsay (ed 2005).

“Surrealism and cinema” (2006), Michael Richardson, Berg.

“Lynch on Lynch” revised edition 2005, edited by Chris Rodley, Faber and Faber.

“L’ Année dernière à Marienbad” (1961), Alain Robbe-Grillet, J’ai Lu (ed 1974).

“L’ Année dernière à Marienbad”, commentary by Jean Louis Leutrat translated by Paul Hammond, BFI film classics.

Urban Exploration / Psychogeography / Space

“Non-Lieux Introduction à une anthropologie de la surmodernité”, Marc Augé, Seuil (1992).

“La poétique de l’espace” (1957), Gaston Bachelard, Presses Universitaires de France (ed 2001).

“Psychogeography”, Merlin Coverley (2006).

Introduction à une critique de la géographie urbaine , Guy Debord (1955). [ English translation]

Théorie de la Dérive , Guy Debord (1956). [ English translation]

“Warped space: art, architecture and anxiety in modern culture”, Anthony Vidler, 2002, MIT Press.

“The architectural Uncanny”, Anthony Vidler, 1994, MIT Press.

“Surrealism and Architecture”, Thomas Mical (edited by), 2004.

“The body and the city: Psychoanalysis, space and subjectivity”, Steve Pile, 1996.

“Le Livre des passages” (The Arcades Project), Walter Benjamin.

Philosophy/Psychology

“The Uncanny”, Sigmund Freud, 1919.

“The Unconscious”, Sigmund Freud.

“The interpretation of dreams”, Sigmund Freud, 1899.

“Surveiller et Punir”, Michel Foucault, 1975.

Fiction

“Les villes invisibles” (1972), Italo Calvino, translated by Jean Thibaudeau, Seuil (ed 1996).

“Le Paysan de Paris”, Louis Aragon, 1926

“Nadja”, André Breton, 1928.

“L’immaculée conception”, André Breton & Paul Eluard, 1930.

“Robinson”, Christopher Petit, 2001.

“Lud Heat”, Iain Sinclair, 1975.

“The American Girl”, Monika Fagerholm, 2005.

Films

“Alice in the cities”, Wim Wenders, 1974.

“Stalker”, Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979.

“Eraserhead”, David Lynch, 1977.

“Blue Velvet”, David Lynch, 1986.

“Lost Highway”, David Lynch, 1997.

“Mulholland Drive”, David Lynch, 2001.

“Inland Empire”, David Lynch, 2006.

“Repulsion”, Roman Polanski, 1965.

“London”, Patrick Keiller, 1994.

“Robinson in space”, Patrick Keiller, 1997.

“L’ Année dernière à Marienbad”, Alain Resnais, 1961.

“Las Meninas”, Ihor Podolchak, 2008. Ofiicial site in Ukrainian only

“Hour of the wolf”, Ingmar Bergman, 1968.

“Persona”, Ingmar Bergman, 1966.

“Through a glass darkly”, Ingmar Bergman, 1961.

“”The double life of Veronique”, Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1991.

Video Art

“Dictio Pii”, Markus Schinwald, 2001.

“1st Part conditionnal”, Markus Schinwald, 2004.

“Ten in Love”, Markus Schinwald.

Random list of interesting web links, so I don’t loose them !

Surrealism at Centre Pompidou

Surrealism exhibition 2002 at Centre Pompidou

Surrealism and cinema at Centre Pompidou

French Conservative criticism of surrealism

The Paris “pasages” in French litterature

André Breton and Paul Eluard’s “Immaculée conception”, simulation of madness

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