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Title: Télescope intérieur [Inner Telescope]
Date: 2017
Specifications: An illustrated letterpress book comprised of seven booklets (in French only; signed and numbered by Kac); a portfolio of seven prints (signed and numbered by Kac); the official Space Poetry polo shirt; an edition of the space poem Inner Telescope (signed and numbered by Kac); and a black structure made of wood and glass. Dimensions variable.
Languages: French
Edition: 15
Summary: In reference to the multidirectional drawers that make up the International Space Station, this artist's book hovers between a chest storage cabinet and a portable workstation. It is composed of four removable compartments and functions as a self-contained exhibition, featuring key Inner Telescope objects not available elsewhere.
Publisher: Atelier Marie-Sol Parant, France.

Title: ISS#71904
Date: 2017
Specifications: 16 pgs., metallic silver ink on black paper (offset) 7.4 x 10.23 in (19 x 26 cm). Signed and numbered.
Languages: n/a
Edition: 100
Summary: Functioning as a manual, the book shows, step by step, the protocol created by Eduardo Kac (and followed by astronaut Thomas Pesquet aboard the International Space Station), in the realization of the space artwork "Inner Telescope". Published on the occasion of the world's premiere of "Inner Telescope", realized at the headquarters of the French Space Agency, Paris, in 2017.
Publisher: L’Observatoire de l’Espace, the art-science lab at the French Space Agency (Centre national d’études spatiales, CNES).

Title: Space Poetry
Date: 2016
Specifications: 20 pgs., multicolor risograph artist's book with onlay embroidered patch, 7.6 x 9.8 in (19,5 x 25 cm). Signed and numbered.
Languages: English
Summary: Through a sequence of images and wihtout text, the book unveils the story of the collaborative adventure between an artonaut and an astronaut to produce and experience the first non-terrestrial artwork. The book was published on November 2016 to celebrate the flight to the International Space Station of French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, with whom Kac has collaborated in the creation of the poetic artwork Inner Telescope [Télescope intérieur].
Publisher: Kac Studio, Chicago

Title: Biopoetry
Date: 2016
Specifications: 22 pgs., 7 color photos
Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Chinese
Summary: The book presents the Biopoetry manifesto (2002) in its original English form translated to several languages. It features many images never published before, starting with the cover.
Publisher: Editions AcquAvivA, Berlin

Title: Pornéia
Date: 2016
Specifications: vinyly record with booklet insert
Languages: English and Portuguese
Summary: These previously unissued recordings from the Porn Art Movement (1980-1982) include five performances recorded live on Ipanema Beach in 1982, as well as a selection of previously unheard studio recordings of kac's yellpoems (Poemas-pra-gritar). Kac used to perform these works in squares, beaches, parks, theatres and many other locations at the time—often with his signature pink miniskirt, when not au naturel.
Publisher: Alga Marghen, Milan

Title: Life, Light & Language / La vie, la lumière & le langage
Date: 2011
Specifications: 100 pgs., 54 color photos
Languages: English and French
Summary: Contains the most in-depth interview ever given by Eduardo Kac ("Fifty questions for Eduardo Kac: an interview," by Dominique Moulon. Includes many never-before-published photographs. Published on the occasion of Kac's homonymous solo exhibition.
Publisher: Enghien-les-Bains Art Center, France
ISBN: 978-2-916639-13-0

Title: Eduardo Kac : El creador de seres imposibles [Eduardo Kac: Creator of Impossible Beings]
Date: 2010
Specifications: 124 pgs., 20 color photos
Language: Spanish
Summary: Texts by Andrés Burbano, Karin Ohlenschläger, Arlindo Machado, Machiko Kusahara, Gunalan Nadarajan, Eleanor Heartney, Hugues Marchal, Christiane Paul, Suzana Milevska, Linda Weintraub, Didier Ottinger, Maria Teresa Vilariño Pico, Francisco Ali-Brouchoud, Rodrigo Restrepo Ángel, Simone Osthoff, Susannah Schouweiler.
Publisher: Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia
ISBN: 978-958-8319-92-6

Kac's lecture at Ars Electronica, 2009.

Title: Natural History of the Enigma & Other Works [Histoire Naturelle de l’énigme & autres travaux]
Date: 2009
Specifications: 96 pgs., 100 color photos
Languages: English, French
Summary: Published on the occasion of Kac's solo exhibition at Rurart, contemporary art center, France. Texts by Henri-Pierre Jeudy, Eleanor Heartney, Steve Tomasula, Eduardo Kac, and an interview with the artist by Hugues Marchal.
Publisher: Al Dante
ISBN: 978-2-84761-886-0

Title: Edunia Seed Pack Studies (from The Natural History of the Enigma series)
Specifications: Signed, dated and numbered set of multicolor lithographs
Number of different lithographs: Six
Edition: 15 (15 prints of each of the 6 images)
Date: 2008
Summary: Combining textures sampled directly from the Minneapolis ground with artist-created forms, these lithographs are rich in poetic associations. Kac's Edunia Seed Packs are directly based on these lithographs.
For additional information, contact: Black Box Gallery, Sneppevej 3 IV t.h., 2400 Copenhagen NVDenmark, <>, phone: (45) 2214 1293

Title: Eduardo Kac: Holopoèmes, Poèmes minitel, poèmes numériques, Biopoèmes
Date: 2008
Specifications: DVD
Author: Eduardo Kac
Languages: French/English
Summary: This DVD presents a large selection of Eduardo Kac's experimental poetry, including his holopoems, digital poems, and biopoems. With rare and previosuly unavailable footage, this DVD is the perfect companion to Kac's poetry anthology Hodibis Potax.
Publisher: Son@art, Paris

Title: Life Extreme
Date: 2007
Specifications: paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color illustrations
Authors: Eduardo Kac & Avital Ronell
Language: English [Separate French-only edition also available]
Summary: For this artist's book Eduardo Kac has chosen to encounter philosopher Avital Ronell, who has gone beyond traditional philosophical themes to focus her thought on issues such as the telephone, drug addiction, television, tests, stupidity, and the greeting. They collaborate here on Life Extreme, at the crossroads between a natural history of human-created beings, alternative evolution, and the private lives of real but rarely-seen creatures. While the earliest documented living being in Life Extreme goes back to the 17th century, many others were first created in the XXIst century. United here for the first time, these unique plants and animals tell a different story about life on planet Earth.
Publisher: Dis Voir, Paris (distributed in the USA by DAP, New York)
ISBN: 9782914563345
ISBN10: 2914563345

Title: Eduardo Kac
Date: 2007
Specifications: 225 pgs., 200 color photos
Languages: English, Spanish, Valencian
Summary: Published on the occasion of Kac's mid-career survey, curated by Ángel Kalenberg. Texts by Consuelo Císcar Casabán, Ángel Kalenberg, Didier Ottinger, Eleanor Heartney, Steve Tomasula, Gunalan Nadaranjan, Annick Bureaud, Eduardo Kac, Santiago Grisolía. Also includes a Critical Anthology, Chronology, and Bibliography.
Publisher: Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM), Valencia, Spain
ISBN: 978-84-482-4740-9

Title: Signs of Life: Bio Art and Beyond
Date: 2007
Specifications: 480 pgs., 89 illustrations
Editor: Eduardo Kac
Language: English
Summary: Texts by Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey, Lori Andrews, Bernard Andrieu, Brandon Ballengée, Louis Bec, Oliver Botar, Oran Catts/Ionat Zurr, Joe Davis, Richard Doyle, Vilem Flusser, Ronald J. Gedrim, George Gessert, Natalie Jeremijenko, Eduardo Kac, David Kremers, Marion Laval-Jeantet and Benoit Mangin, Dominique Lestel, Marta Menezes, Yves Michaud Gunalan Nadarajan, Dorothy Nelkin, Paul Perry, Marc Quinn, Barbara Stafford, Eugene Thacker, Regina Trinidade, Paul Vanouse, Cary Wolfe, Adam Zaretsky
Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, MA
ISBN: 0-262-11293-0

Title: Media Poetry: an International Anthology (Second Edition)
Date: 2007
Specifications: 296 pgs.
Editor: Eduardo Kac
Language: English
Summary: Revised and enlarged edition of the first international anthology of media poetry, originally published in 1996, with texts by Jim Rosenberg, Stephanie Strickland, Eduardo Kac, Philippe Bootz, Orit Kruglanski, André Vallias, Ladislao Pablo Györi, Giselle Beiguelman, John Cayley, Bill Seaman, E. M. de Melo e Castro, Richard Kostelanetz, Eric Vos, Friedrich W. Block, Jean-Pierre Balpe and Brian Lennon.
Publisher: Intellect Books, Bristol, United Kingdom
ISBN: 1841500305

Title: Hodibis Potax
Date: 2007
Specifications: 144 pgs, 37 color photos
Languages: English/French
Summary: T
his book collects 25 years of Kac's experimental poetry, from 1982 to 2007. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Hodibis Potax, by Eduardo Kac, realized in the context of Biennale des Poètes en Val-de-Marne (Poetry Biennial), the book includes all of Kac's groundbreaking holopoems and digital poems, as well as his proposals of and realizations in biopoetry. Completing the book is the previously unpublished text "Space Poetry", in which Kac articulates the new expressive possibilities of poetry in zero gravity.
Édition Action Poétique, Ivry-sur-Seine (France) and Kibla, Maribor (Slovenia)
ISBN: 978-2-85463-177-7

Title: Lagoglyphs : The Bunny Variations
Specifications: Signed, dated and numbered set of two-color 12 silkscreen prints
Edition: 50 (50 prints of each image)
Date: 2007
Summary: With Lagoglyph the artist develops a leporimorph or rabbitographic visual language, a lyrical counterpoint to the barrage of discourses generated through, with, and around Kac’s “GFP Bunny.”
For additional information, contact: Black Box Gallery, Sneppevej 3 IV t.h., 2400 Copenhagen NVDenmark, <>, phone: (45) 2214 1293

Title: L'art à l'ère des biotechnologies : La question du vivant dans l'art transgénique d'Eduardo Kac [Art in the Biotech Age : The Question of the Living in the Transgenic Art of Eduardo Kac]
Author: Mathieu Noury
Date: 2007
: 209 pages
Language: French
Publisher: Éditions Le Manuscrit, Paris
ISBN: 2-7481-9968-5
EAN 9782748199680

Title: Eduardo Kac: Obras Vivas y en Red, Fotografías y Otros Trabajos [Eduardo Kac: Online and Living Works, Photographs and other pieces]
Date: 2006
Specifications: 150 pgs, 50 color photos
Languages: Spanish/English
Summary: Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title curated by Graciela Taquini and realized at Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Buenos Aires. Texts by Graciela Taquini, Jorge La Ferla, Mariela Yeregui, Linda Weintraub, Arlindo Machado, Hugues Marchal, and Gunalan Nadarajan. Includes an interview with Eduardo Kac by Graciela Taquini, a glossary of terms created by E. Kac, and a bibliography.
Publisher: Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Buenos Aires
ISBN: 987-21343-7-5

Title: Eduardo Kac : Move 36
Date: 2005
Specifications: 80 pgs, 32 color photos
Editor: Elena Giulia Rossi
Languages: English / French
Summary: Texts by Linda Weintraub, Didier Ottinger, Elena Giulia Rossi,
David Rosenberg, Frank Popper and Hugues Marchal
Publisher: Filigranes Éditions, Paris / Distributed in the USA by DAP, New York
ISBN: 2350460126

Title: Telepresence and Bio Art -- Networking Humans, Rabbits and Robots
Date: 2005
Specifications: 320 pgs, 145 photographs, 8 color plates
Author: Eduardo Kac. Foreword by James Elkins
Language: English
Summary: Selected writings covering the period 1992 to 2002
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472068105

Spanish edition

Portuguese edition

Italian edition

Title: Luz & Letra. Ensaios de arte, literatura e comunicação
[Light & Letter. Essays in art, literature and communication]
Date: 2004
Specifications: 432 pgs, 150 photographs, 20 color plates
Author: Eduardo Kac.
Preface: Abraham Palatnik. Foreword: Paulo Herkenhoff
Language: Portuguese
Summary: Selected writings covering the period 1982 to 1988
Publisher: Editora Contra Capa, Rio de Janeiro

Title: The Eighth Day: The Transgenic Art of Eduardo Kac
Date: 2003
Specifications: 180 pgs, 32 color images
Texts by: Edward Lucie-Smith, Steve Baker, Carol Becker, Gunalan Nadarajan, Katherine Hayles, Arlindo Machado, Dan Collins, Alan Rawls, Jeanne Wilson-Rawls, William A. Rawls
Language: English
Summary: The essays in this book -- most published here for the first time -- discuss Kac's transgenic art.
Publisher: ASU / Distributed by DAP, New York
ISBN: 0972429107

Title: It's not easy being green!
Date: 2003
Specifications: 28 pages, black and white
Details: Artist's book, signed and numbered
Edition: 300
Language: English
Summary: This artist's book focuses on the poetic and humorous public response to Kac's "GFP Bunny".

The following videos are currently available:

Ornitorrinco, 1989 (6 min)

Telepresence Garment, 1995/96 (2 min)

Rara Avis, 1996 (4:30 min)

Time Capsule, 1997 (10 min)

Uirapuru, 1999 (5:30 min)

To obtain these videos, please contact:

Claudia Mohr <>

imai - inter media art institute
Ehrenhof 2
D-40479 Düsseldorf Germany


Title: Eduardo Kac: Telepresence, Biotelematics, Transgenic Art
Editors: Peter Tomaz Dobrila and Aleksandra Kostic
Publisher: Kibla (Maribor, Slovenia)
Date: 2000
Specifications: 150 pages, 100 color images
Texts by: Annick Bureaud, Edward A. Shanken, Christiane Paul, Aleksandra Kostic, Suzana Milevska, Machiko Kusahara, Gerfried Stocker, Steve Tomasula, Eduardo Kac. Foreword by Peter Tomaz Dobrila.
Language: English
ISBN: 961-6304-02-X
Summary: The essays in this book--some published here for the first time--discuss Kac's work from telepresence to transgenic art.

Title: Eduardo Kac: Teleporting an Unkown State
Editors: Peter Tomaz Dobrila and Aleksandra Kostic
Publisher: Kibla (Maribor, Slovenia)
Date: 1998
Specifications: 88 pages, 47 b/w images
Texts by: Cynthia Goodman, Arlindo Machado, Simone Osthoff, Matthew Mirapaul, Aleksandra Kostic, and Eduardo Kac. Foreword by Peter Tomaz Dobrila.
Languages: English and Slovene
ISBN: 961-6304-00-3
Summary: Originally published in periodicals such as The New York Times and World Art, the essays in this book discuss multiple aspects of Kac's work.

Title: New Media Poetry: Poetic Innovation and New Technologies
Editor: Eduardo Kac
Publisher: Visible Language Vol. 30, No. 2, Rhode Island School of Design
Date: 1996
Specifications: 238 pages, 45 b/w images
Texts by: Jim Rosenberg, Philippe Bootz, E. M. de Melo e Castro, Andre Vallias, Ladislao Pablo Gyori, John Cayley, Eric Vos, and Eduardo Kac.
Language: English
ISSN: 0022-2224
Summary: Anthology of critical essays by poets and critics on the new poetics that has emerged through literary experimentation with new media.

Title: HOLOPOETRY. Essays, manifestoes, critical and theoretical writings
Author: Eduardo Kac (with contributions by other writers)
Publisher: New Media Editions, Lexington
Date: 1995
Specifications: 140 pages, 20 b/w images
Language: English and Portuguese
ASIN: B0006QP350
Summary: The book collects writings that document the development of Holopoetry from 1983 to 1995.
Download the book as a PDF file.

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