Starship 20: Cover Michèle Graf & Selina Grüter

Starship 20

Spring 2024

Editors (ViSdP): Nikola Dietrich, Martin Ebner, Ariane Müller, Henrik Olesen
Editors for this issue: Ariane Müller, Henrik Olesen
Layout concept: Starship and Dan Solbach

Cover and Backcover images: Michèle Graf & Selina Grüter, from their exhibition “Clock Work” at Kevin Space, 2022 (Photographer: Maximilian Anelli-Monti)
Proof reading: Lian Rangkuty

Starship Verlag
Skalitzer Straße 138, 10999 Berlin

Contributors to Starship № 20:

Rosa Aiello, Terry Atkinson, Tenzing Barshee, Gerry Bibby, Mercedes Bunz, David Bussel, Jay Chung, Eric D. Clark, Caleb Considine, Hans-Christian Dany, Albert Dichy, Nikola Dietrich, Martin Ebner, Ruth Angel Edwards, Stephanie Fezer, Jean Genet, Simone Gilges, Julian Göthe, Michèle Graf, Selina Grüter, Ulrich Heinke, Toni Hildebrandt, Beatrice Hilke, Karl Holmqvist, Stephan Janitzky, G. Peter Jemison, Charlotte Johannesson, Julia Jost, Julia Jung, Jakob Kolding, Nina Könnemann, Lars Bang Larsen, Anita Leisz, Norman Lewis, Elisa R. Linn, Sebastian Lütgert, Vera Lutz, Chloée Maugile, Robert McKenzie, Ariane Müller, Christopher Müller, Robert M. Ochshorn, Henrik Olesen, Kari Rittenbach, Nina Rhode, Ulla Rossek, Cameron Rowland, Mark von Schlegell, Ryan Siegan Smith, Philipp Simon, Valerie Stahl Stromberg, Josef Strau, Vera Tollmann, Eleanor Ivory Weber, Camilla Wills, Amelie von Wulffen, Florian Zeyfang

ISSN: 1619-2052

Thanks to: Hollybush Gardens, L’Institut du monde arabe, L’Institut mémoires de l’édition contemporaine, Paris, and Albert Dichy, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, Friederike Gratz, and Galerie Buchholz, Kunsthalle Friart and Nicolas Brulhart, Richard Sides and The Wig, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Canal 47, Kevin Space, Hannes Schmidt and Galerie Schiefe Zähne, Timo Schröder and Edition Nautilus, Cameron Rowland. Thank you to everyone from freier magazine, especially Nina Rhode for organizing and clarifying with all the artists and contributors, as well as KM Galerie, and Martin Eberle for their kind support.

This is the 20th issue of Starship and we are proud and very happy to present it, and mainly want to thank all the artists, the contributors, the columnists, and the people who helped us gather images of exhibitions past, and gave us texts from books not yet published. Starship never starts with a clear concept about its future content, or what could be called a theme, but always with a sort of attentive interest. The theme may develop through its columnists—we now think it is easy to distinguish lines of thoughts, images, and texts answering each other. But it surely does so out of this editorial interest that wanders, and finds, and collects, is enthusiastic about artworks, and texts, and people, and then, well, brings this all together in a magazine. This was our working mode during the past year, and the responsiveness of those who regularly write for Starship (the columnists) has shown us that out there others are involved in thoughts that run very much in parallel. It is a strange form, a magazine like this, not getting funded, appearing irregularly, but still following a sort of conventional form that shows its consistency. It is at its core an excess of producing something that might prove itself valuable and liberating in the future.

—Ariane Müller, Henrik Olesen

Starship 20: Cover Michèle Graf & Selina Grüter
  1. Editorial 20 Ariane Müller, Henrik Olesen
  2. Anita Leisz for Bibliothek Feuerlöscher Anita Leisz
  3. Untitled, 1950 Norman Lewis
  4. Les valises de Jean Genet Jean Genet, Albert Dichy
  5. Kamerahand I & II Valerie Stahl Stromberg
  6. Contributors Starship
  7. Ariane Müller (human) speaks with Sebastian Lütgert (AI) Ariane Müller, Sebastian Luetgert
  8. Divided Camilla Wills, Eleanor Ivory Weber
  9. Prolog/Our Mother of the Milk Ulla Rossek
  10. Unknowability Lars Bang Larsen
  11. angelicism Toni Hildebrandt, Charlotte Johannesson
  12. Excerpts from freier, issues 1–6, published by Simone Gilges /Neue Dokumente Simone Gilges, freier
  13. Untitled Caleb Considine
  14. Xtinction Rebellion Karl Holmqvist
  15. Hyperopia Ruth Angel Edwards, Chloée Maugile
  16. Vater und Sohn. Andalusien, 2022 Amelie von Wulffen
  17. Untitled Mark von Schlegell
  18. Hypostasicisms Josef Strau
  19. Basketcase part 2 Gerry Bibby
  20. CLOUDS Stephanie Fezer, Vera Tollmann
  21. Evidentiary Discourse Cacoethes Eric D. Clark
  22. Untitled Christopher Müller
  23. LOVE TEST, The Issue of the Funeral Rosa Aiello
  24. Aus: Schuld war mein Hobby, Bilanz einer Familie Hans Christian Dany
  25. Cardiffe Cliffs Michèle Graf, Selina Grüter
  26. Stirrings of the Mouth Elisa R. Linn
  27. Logging the garden Florian Zeyfang
  28. InIran Ariane Müller
  29. I’m writing a letter Mercedes Bunz
  30. Gespräch mit Julia Jost Julia Jung
  31. Fragments of a financialized intelligence Robert M. Ochshorn
  32. Capital Time David Bussel
  33. Knappes Kind Tenzing Barshee
  34. A conversation with Ryan Siegan Smith Jay Chung, Ryan Siegan Smith
  35. Origami (1–1000) Stephan Janitzky
  36. The landscapes of G. Peter Jemison Robert McKenzie, G. Peter Jemison
  37. Hiccups Jakob Kolding
  38. Did Women make Stone Tools Nina Könnemann
  39. Anna Mendelssohn Vera Lutz, Beatrice Hilke, Anna Mendelssohn
  40. Untitled Terry Atkinson
  41. "Mittlerweile war keine Haltung mehr erträglich …" Philipp Simon
  42. Like in every good melodrama Nikola Dietrich, Julian Göthe
  43. Der Raum zwischen dem Mitternachtshimmel (hofseitig) Ulrich Heinke
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