Then I wanted to make a happy end for once

Ariane Müller, Verena Kathrein, Then I would like to make a happy end for once, 2017

Hm, let’s see: Claire Fontaine’s work, a neon installation based on the different orgasm curves of men and women, wherein I presume one to be the man, second the woman, and third the woman, if nothing happens. This resolves in three resolutions, R, R, and R, which is the most difficult consonant in the Italian alphabet. The rolled r, which, since I could not pronounce it, made it an ordeal to ask for books by Carla Lonzi in the bookshops of Rome. They typed in Calalonzi, and didn’t find anything. So I trained the RRR and while I sat there rolling RRRs wrote down RRRs on paper-sheets, while we found out that the orgasm curves can be found on the pavement in Rome, or at least in Verena Kathrein’s photos she took there, while the bus made rrrr. This leads to Carol RRRama, and the only thing we got out of the Casa delle Donne in Rome. The archive was closed and we could only steal an old newspaper, where, in the illustrations for an article on Carol Rama, Verena and me can be found in two of her paintings. Here only Verena is visible, bringing a flower pot (as she did in real life, which resulted in another work). It is now hidden by another of her photographs from the sea in Naples, oozing out under the orgasm picture. While two people on another of Verena Kathrein’s photographs from Naples—one tattoed dad, the other mama—walk across the zebra crossing.The spread is an excerpt of the ongoing research of Verena Kathrein and Ariane Müller on comedy and feminism, based on Taci, anzi parla! Diario de una Femmi­nista and Pulcinella ovvero Divertimento per li regazzi by Giorgio Agamben, which started in Rome in May 2016.

Starship 17: Cover Park McArthur, Martin Ebner
  1. Some follow up questions Park McArthur
  2. Editorial #17 Starship, Gerry Bibby, Ariane Müller, Nikola Dietrich, Henrik Olesen, Martin Ebner
  3. New York City in 1979, shot in 1981 Anne Turyn, Chris Kraus
  4. E.very D.amn C.olor Eric D. Clark
  5. Then I wanted to make a happy end for once Ariane Müller, Verena Kathrein
  6. Answering Lagos Dunja Herzog
  7. Fashion Fiction Eduardo Costa
  8. Hello world Vera Tollmann, Stephanie Fezer
  9. Social bodies Mercedes Bunz
  10. Saint Lucy Luzie Meyer
  11. The Overworked Body: An Anthology of 2000s Dress Robert McKenzie, Matthew Linde
  12. Untitled (waiting for trouble) Tony Conrad
  13. #PLZ, RESCHYKLI$CCH Karl Holmqvist
  14. Life, Liberty, and Data Antek Walczak
  15. Eine schmutzig-weisse Schweizerin Hans-Christian Dany
  16. Butterrr Mikhail Wassmer
  17. Botanical Quinn Latimer
  18. Marie Angeletti; Les veaux, les agneaux Marie Angeletti
  19. Insect Love Tenzing Barshee
  20. In the Name of Jakob Kolding
  21. Pavilion-in-Parts. A Logbook. Florian Zeyfang
  22. 2017, Year of the L.I.E. Jay Chung
  23. Schriftproben bei Vergiftungen Stefan Burger
  24. Flightless Gerry Bibby
  25. Der Beautiful Books Club (BBC) Stephan Janitzky
  26. The Provenance of Privilege in the Primary Market Mitchell Anderson
  27. MD / NS Natasha Soobramanien
  28. Time Warner Some Notes on Now Monika Senz
  29. Image is an Orphan Shahryar Nashat
  30. The Bavarian Vampire 1–4 Veit Laurent Kurz, Levi Easterbrooks
  31. Indefinite Violence David Bussel
  32. Because of you I know that I exist Viktor Neumann
  33. Discarded Sounds (Intro) Robert Meijer
  34. Verweile doch Theresa Patzschke
  35. rare fragments from the notebook of an unspecified archetype Scott Cameron Weaver
  36. Starship 17 Julian Göthe
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