During the international literature festival »Membrane – African Literatures and Ideas,« which took place in Stuttgart May 23–26, 2019, David Mathews made documentary drawings of the many voices of Africa and their audience.
No matter where we grew up, we were all children at one point. A writing and bookbinding workshop examined the ways of expressing how childhood influences personalities.
The Indonesian artist duo indieguerillas finds joy in making mistakes and in imperfection, which allows them to work in different fields, from design to fashion and art.
Mica Cabildo from tropical Philippines, opened her studio at the snowiest country in the world – Hokkaido/Japan – to teach primary schoolchildren how to work with ice and sand.
»It’s like being at a party and wondering how the other people got there.« What is »(no)action(no)space«? A talk with the artists, designers, researchers and engineers
Digitization both helped and changed the design process. But, designer Kai Linke felt that something was missing and so went back to working by hand.
The curator Evelyn Simons visited Apparatus 22 at their studio in Brussels, »having a highly inspirational conversation on their thought-provoking and multi-layered practice, which offers poignant but ironic social critique.«
»What I always found fascinating about their work is this element of »magic«. Although it's not a term easily embraced by, let's say, an art critic.« The curator Sandra Demetrescu on the »never predictable« art of Apparatus 22.
»Slices of our life are being returned to us enriched with their vision that has the power to transfigure our experience of art.« The Italian curator Clara Madaro on visiting the art collective Apparatus 22 in Turin.
Philippine artist and designer Mica Cabildo uncovers panoramic images from her fall-winter 2014 Solitude residency in this post-studio visit.
From the divine truth of the crystal to the surveillance of the prism, transparency affords revelations. A cross media project by architect Stephanie Choi in collaboration with Doretta Lau
What altenative ways are there to understand and make architecture? Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga revisits PROGRAM, a project space she co-ran in Berlin until 2012.
»For too long, space has only been defined by its limits. It is time that we also define space by its content.« A project by the artist collective CENTRALA and monnik
With the absence of an industry, designers in Hungary have to develop their collections independently. A design exhibition and award draws attention to their originality and creativity.
Katerina Duda and Marte Kräher designed a print and digital map for small wallets for newcomers to Stuttgart.
Imagine changing your studio for an earthly paradise. Philippine designer and artist Mica Cabildo takes you on a special studio visit with a tropical GIF-diary.
»One of the most common triggers for panic is the loss of control over a situation, such as being enclosed in small spaces…«
»How to make a living from the work you really want to produce?« The design collective Brave New Alps talk about their project »Precarity Pilot.«
Porcelain designer Laura Straßer often travels to the porcelain capital Jingdezhen in China, where the »white gold« was invented over 1,000 years ago.
Two years after the website was launched, Zvonimir Marčić, a web-designer and former Solitude fellow, and Angela Butterstein, public relations coordinator of the Akademie, finish the last edition.