25 years Fall of the Berlin wall: two authors delved into the archive of the German Literary Archive Marbach and the Literary Colloqium Berlin to create an online audiovisual course.
A sound poetry performance by Kinga Tóth about the traditional roles of women and the unusual use of the color blue.
The Syrian writer Rasha Abbas was working on translating her new short stories in Ghent/New York when the Paris attacks happened. A talk about dreams, writing in times of war, and false fears.
The artists Anna Serra and Kinga Toth have been working on a new audio-text project since November 12: »Bubble Time Paris.«
Ten writers from the Institut for Dramatic Writing react on the current refugee movement, in a collaborative writing project with urgent questions on solidarity and empathy.
On Fishers Island, New York, you sometimes have to remind yourself that there are no such things as ghosts. A studio report by writer Dan Boehl
Going blind saved Elgin from the oblivion being created by a world that was too full of things to see and it stopped him from losing…
Book designer and publisher Philip Baber on Peter Handke. With an excerpt from Handke’s poem »To Duration,« translated by Scott Abbott.
An excerpt from writer, historian, and artist Sînziana Păltineanu’s new debut novel »Elephant Chronicles.«
Syrian writer Rasha Abbas worked as a media professional in Damascus when the revolution broke out, at which point her »eyes had suddenly been opened.«
»War, immigration, assimilation, and poetic musings abound.« The Texan writer Dan Boehl collected poems in Belgrade/Serbia.
Hungarian artist Kinga Tóth tells an intimate story of life with disease in hybrid images and »living text-bodies.«
Through historical photographs, film, and music from the World War I era, the presentation investigates the celebration of certain identities during this time.
Poet Joshua Edwards walked 680 miles across Texas. We show some of the 230 photographs the walker took as he documented the strange beauty around him.
Akademie Schloss Solitude is celebrating the World Poetry Day by featuring over ten art works by current fellows of all disciplines.
Marianne Zückler on her novel about women on the Halligen islands & their life in a small, close-knit community in the vast expanses of the North Sea.
In her audio drama, German writer Marianne Zückler depicts the dreams of four characters, all under way one summer’s night…
Irish poet and former Solitude fellow Annemarie Ní Churreáin on her residency at the Heinrich Böll Cottage, where she spent mornings absorbed in thoughts.
»If you do something with your heart, some good will come out.« –Indian writer Amandeep Sandhu in a portrait by Marte Kräher.
»Being looked at, in a safe space, and by a woman with such poetic sensitivity, is a rare experience for most.«
Walking through Tsaritsyno Park on the outskirts of Moscow, my guide and I came to the end of a forest path.
Three questions about the Akademie’s special anniversary book.
»Wann gehört man zu einer Stadt, zu einem Ort? Wann gehört eine Stadt zu einem?«
Solitude Atlas from China by Wang Jiaxin, a fellow in the field of literature at Akademie Schloss Solitude in 1997/1998.
Solitude Atlas from Curitiba/Brazil by Pedro Dolabela Chagas, a fellow in the program art, science & business in 2009/2010.