Gagarin - n°18
„Gagarin – The Artists in their own words“ is an artist’s magazine, entirely dedicated to the publication of especially written and unpublished texts by artists who are now working, anywhere in the world.
Each issue contains a number of artists’ writings, if possible from an equal number of countries. The texts are published in their original language and alphabetical writing, with unabridged translations in English added. Advertising and visual material are deliberately kept out. „Gagarin“ is aimed at those who do not tend to wait until everything is accepted and synthesised and those who are prepared to leave the road to search for stimulating art and ideas while they are still fresh. „Gagarin“ does not restrict itself to a particular period or import and runs trough the codes that are applied in the world of art. Its orientation is artistic, documentary and historical. „Gagarin“ also aspires to provide an accurate source of information about the collaborating artists, using their own words.
The 18th issue features texts by Philippe Parreno, Annabel Daou, Ghada Amer, Runa Islam, Edith Dekyndt, Kati Heck, Michael Curran and Harmony Korine.