The editors wish to extend their gratitude to the artists, writers, and translators whose contributions made this volume possible. In particular, Jordan Stump, Alyson Waters, and Daniel Levin Becker generously provided expertise and guidance that greatly enhanced the richness of the Chevillard portfolio. The volume received additional assistance from Paul Kerschen, John Keene, and Claro. Special acknowledgment is also due Tina Pelikan (ECM Records), Jason Byrne (Red Cat Publicity), Patricia Johnston (Taklit Artist & Concert Management), and Mariah Wilkins (Mariah Wilkins Artist Management) for their logistical support, advice, and introductions to many of the artists whose work appears in these pages. Gaston Chaissac’s paintings appear with kind permission from Michelle Massuyeau at the Collection Musée de l’Abbaye Sainte-Croix, Les Sables d’Olonne, and photographer Hugo Maertens. Hearty thanks to Sophie Giraud, Elsa Giraud, and Camille Chastang at Hélium éditions as well as illustrators Frédéric Rébéna and Jean-François Martin for permission to reproduce textual and visual materials from Chevillard’s works for children. We are indebted to Chloe Elder, Hannah Johnson, Hanna Gressler, Ciat Conlin, and Michelle Lynch for their considerable assistance with audio transcriptions, proofreading, and research. Likewise, we would like to recognize Waddick Doyle and the Civic Media Lab at the American University of Paris for their valuable support. We wish to thank Helena Hansen for the thoughtfulness and generosity expressed both in her own contribution ot the issue and in the time she devoted to assembling photographs and manuscripts from the Mark Turner archives, many of which appear in his portfolio. Our deep gratitude as well to Mark Turner, who, amid recording sessions and world tours, gave his time and focus to this project. Our heartfelt appreciation to Unsuk Chin and her husband Maris Gothóni for gathering materials and permissions details, and giving freely and generously of their time. Finally, we would like to thank Éric Chevillard for his warmth, wit, and collaborative spirit—all of which cannot help but appear in abundance in the pages that follow.