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Starship #15, Starship Magazine, 2016

Fall 2016 issue.

Contributors: Nadja Abt, Tenzing Barshee, Gerry Bibby, Mercedes Bunz, Lou Cantor, Nicolas Ceccaldi, Jay Chung, Hans-Christian Dany, Helmut Draxler, Francesca Drechsler, Martin Ebner, Jana Euler, Julian Göthe, Toni Hildebrandt, Karl Holmqvist, Judith Hopf, Stephan Janitzky, Jakob Kolding, Robert McKenzie, Maria Loboda, Nick Mauss, Robert Meijer, Ariane Müller, Christopher Müller, Eileen Myles, Gunter Reski, Mandla Reuter, Cameron Rowland, Julia Scher, Mark von Schlegell, Eva Seufert, Diamond Stingily, Wolfgang Tillmans, Vera Tollmann, Haytham El-Wardany, Nicole Wermers, Amelie von Wulffen, Stephanie Wurster and Florian Zeyfang.

Edited by Nikola Dietrich, Martin Ebner, Ariane Müller and Henrik Olesen.

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Starship #14, Starship Magazine, 2016

Contributors: Tenzing Barshee, John Beeson, Bernadette Corporation, Gerry Bibby, Juliette Blightman, Mercedes Bunz, Lou Cantor, Mihaela Chiriac, Jay Chung, Anders Clausen, Friederike Clever, Hans-Christian Dany, Jimmy DeSana, Nikola Dietrich, Francesca Drechsler, Martin Ebner, Heike-Karin Föll, Wolfgang Gantner, Julian Göthe, Karl Holmqvist, Judith Hopf, Helena Huneke, Yuki Kimura, Jakob Kolding, Chris Kraus, Nicolas Linnert, Thomas Locher, Robert Meijer, Ariane Müller, Christopher Müller, Henrik Olesen, Kirsten Pieroth, Michael Pfrommer, Eileen Quinlan, Daniel Reuter, Nina Rhode, Mark von Schlegell, Heji Shin, Valerie Stahl von Stromberg, Ed Steck, Cheyney Thompson, Vera Tollmann, Taocheng Wang, Haytham El-Wardany, Amelie von Wulffen, Stephanie Wurster, Mark van Yetter and Florian Zeyfang. 

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Mark Von Schlegell, Venusia, Semiotext(e), 2005

Primitive literacy is redundant. Mere words are expelled. We inaugurate a world of pure presence. The mind, that intrudes itself between ourselves and those memories too terrible to know, must keep us moving beyond the grasp of their claw. To control the flow, it will be necessary that political order be imposed always temporarily. The state shall enjoy direct, creative access to the real.It's the end of the twenty-third century. Earth has violently self-destructed. Venusia, an experimental off-world colony, survives under the enlightened totalitarianism of the Princeps Crittendon regime. Using industrialized narcotics, holographic entertainment, and memory control, Crittendon has turned Venusia into a self-sustaining system of relative historical inertia. But when mild-mannered junk dealer Rogers Collectibles finds a book about early Venusian history, the colony -- once fully immersed in the present -- begins losing its grip on the real. With his Reality-V girlfriend Martha Dobbs, neuroscop operator Sylvia Yang, his midget friend Niftus Norrington, and a sentient plant, Rogers wages a war to alter the shape of spacetime, and in the process, revisions the whole human (and vegetable) condition.

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Mark Von Schlegell, Sophie von Olfers, Hamlet, mise-en-scène: EXTRA TROUBLE—Jack Smith in Frankfurt, Sternberg Press, 2015

The publication brings together extensive material from Hamlet, mise-en-scène presented at Portikus, along with recently restored as well as never-published stills, drawings, and writings by American filmmaker and artist Jack Smith, related to his film Hamlet in the Rented World (A Fragment) (1970–73).
Hamlet, mise-en-scène, directed by Mark von Schlegell, was an adaptation that retold Shakespeare’s most abused tragedy while channeling the ghost of Jack Smith. The two-night rendition of Hamlet was performed by members of Städelschule’s Pure Fiction seminar, presented here alongside a rare selection of works by Smith, both from private collections and from the Jack Smith Archive.

With texts by Sylvère Lotringer, Birte Löschenkohl, Sophie von Olfers, Laura Preston, Juliane Rebentisch, Mark von Schlegell, et al.

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Mark Von Schlegell, Sundogz, Semiotext(e), 2015

“Was there some sort of accident? The Doll was now certain that the Japanese didn’t consider him a human. He was concerned with Deary alone. Her flukes lifted to maintain her treading water, left her pale bottom and sex exposed. Was he watching simultaneously from below? The Doll let his tendrils obscure. 5 hours till orbital synch, he remembered. The Doll called up the red-screen into his mindspace and traced the instantly visible tags: Mab's Buoy relay SFS Good Fortune, Wawagawanet 2145270401:33“

Sundogz is set among the water-rich moons of planet Uranus, where extremist astro-marine “spacers” have constructed an aquatic world of extraordinary scope and ambition, entirely invisible to the System at large. The Good Fortune, a spaceship en route to Moon Miranda, the most beautiful and troublesome of Uranus’s satellites, sends out a party to explore rumors of a secret fish farm in the λ ring. Now the "Oan Bubble" must attempt to survive its discovery. The characters in Sundogz traverse a cybernetic world containing traces of nineteenth-century realism, Shakespearean-style wit and violence, and classic fantasy, while exploring possible modes of the imagination’s survival in centuries to come.

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Mark Von Schlegell, Mercury Station, Semiotext(e), 2009

It is 2150. Eddard J. Ryan was born in a laboratory off Luna City, an orphan raised by the Black Rose Army, a radical post-Earth Irish revolutionary movement. But his first bombing went wrong and he’s been stuck in a borstal on Mercury for decades. System Space has collapsed and most of human civilization with it, but Eddie Ryan and his fellow prisoners continue to suffer the remote-control domination of the borstal and its condescending central authority, the qompURE MERKUR, programmed to treat them as adolescents. Yet things could be worse. With little human supervision, the qompURE can be fooled. There’s food and whiskey, and best of all, the girl of Eddie Ryan’s dreams, his long-time friend and comrade Koré McAllister, is in the same prison. When his old boss, rich and eccentric chrononaut Count Reginald Skaw shows up in orbit with an entire interstation cruiser at his disposal, there’s even the possibility of escape... back in time.

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