The malaise of despair is better cured with decadence than with providence…« When D. Kaufman was Jean-Jacques Rousseau fellow at Solitude, he wrote this beautiful insight into a procrastinators mind.
»Who, or what, is drawing when a pregnant woman draws?« asks scientist Gavin Steingo in his essay – accompanied by drawings artist Simone Rueß made while pregnant with her second son.
»As I enter this strange space, I feel like an explorer discovering a new territory.« –A conversation guide in three acts for Solitude by Cristina Vidruțiu, fellow for Humanities.
Ivana Ivković invites you for a ramble through a fictional travelogue of torn maps, constellations, archipelagos, empty notebooks, and landscapes of spilled oil.
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.
Who should take care of public space? In a new series Paula Kohlmann talks with people who are running projects that intervene in the art scene of a city.
A kiss of death for a poem: the »Pope of Horror,« Hungarian writer Mário Z. Nemes, with a poetic text on Louis-Philippe Scoufaras’ work »Trilogy of Terror«
»When we started to work with origami, we immediately began to understand how Anna develops concrete projects from this point.« – A workshop by Anna Kubelík
»What part of my body is mine when the last layer of my atoms is mixed with the atoms around?« – A search for the distinctive self in our repetition of gestures.
Writers from the Institut for Dramatic Writing react to the current refugee movement. Part 2: Maria Christina Hilber on material and structure of minds dissolving in terror.
Human beings are supposedly the only mammals with the ability to laugh. But, discovers Kenian writer Dominic Otiang’a, not everyone around the globe can laugh about the same thing.
What happened to eco and solar architecture in and around Stuttgart since its emergence 30 years ago? Join Kim Förster on an exemplary city walk.
Writers from the Institut for Dramatic Writing react to the current refugee movement. Part 1: Anna Gschnitzer on the terrorist attacks in Paris, reality, and free fall.
A sound poetry performance by Kinga Tóth about the traditional roles of women and the unusual use of the color blue.
On the topic of love, Norman Andrew Wilson and Anna Okrasko presented three different works, which did not really fit the microworld frame, but were themselves three micro-realities.
The artists Anna Serra and Kinga Toth have been working on a new audio-text project since November 12: »Bubble Time Paris.«
As part of his project »The Europeans,« Damaso Reyes explored the experiences of people of African descent in Germany and Poland. You can listen to the radio feature online now.
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.
American artist Lindsay Foster won lost luggage at an auction from Lufthansa and documented the strange mix of private items found in the bag.
Austrian artist, curator, and media theorist Peter Weibel on »The Seeing Tongue. New Aspects of Exo-Darwinism.«
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.«
»You form a bond with the place and feel an urge to return.« An essay about this exceptionally strange and quaint situation called Solitude.
What does »home« mean nowadays and in the specific context of Solitude?