When artist Vanja Babic and writer Zoltán Lesi met at Solitude it led to a cooperation between art and literature, reality and fiction, forest and trash.
How do you design a seat for the body of the future? Adam Gibbons interviews Tyler Coburn about his project »Ergonomic Futures«.
In an interview with curator Mirna Rul, Zagreb-based artist Ana Kovačić discusses change, transience, and the notion of home as recurring themes in her work.
A time-traveling talk on the transformation of The Secret Corner, a weather-dependant artwork by Johannes Cladders, the first jury chairman of Akademie Schloss Solitude.
Bejing-based artist Xinjun Zhang in a conversation about the influences of performance art in China and its role for his work dealing with the country's transition.
Artist Dima Hourani from Palestine investigates images, symbols, and icons, questioning the role they play in specific societies and exiled communities. A studio visit at Solitude
»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
»In historical perspective of art, copy is something completely senseless…« A sophisticated and humorous »Story on Copy« with Mondrian and Duchamp by curator Jelena Vesić
What makes attention valuable? Can bots be an audience? The answer might have something to do with cats. A talk with artist and architect Curtis Roth on his current project
»Ana Kovačić's exhibition is a gathering of previous gatherings. It is, ultimately, a meditation on space and time.« American writer Thomas Crowley on the Croatian artist's latest project
Georges Senga Assani’s work is about the issues of identity, heritage, and history. His new photography series deals with inheritance conflicts around homes in Brazil and DR Congo.
A talk with Greek artist Kostis Velonis about the stressful management of perfectionism, the complex German-Greek relation, the upcoming Documenta, and a repressed modernity.
Web resident Megan Snowe wants to make her work »messier, stickier, and gooier.« But the New York-based artist’s practice is paradoxically very deep.
»Where others see a living-room, I see a stage.« »Homemade Culture« is an interactive map for homemade arts and culture events worldwide by fellow Jean-Lorin Sterian.
An impressing piece of cultural history told through the fruitful relation between the European and Moroccan crafts of carpet making and it's important influences on modern art.
»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.
For the sculpture »Terminal«, Polish artist Karolina Halatek was inspired by stories of near-death experiences. Read the opening speech in German and English by Jean-Baptiste Joly, director of Akademie Schloss Solitude.
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.
What happens when nothing happens? An interview with Delhi-based artist and designer Adityan Melekalam, who was a fellow in the Digital Solitude Program in 2016.
»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.
The artist Ana Fradique assembled »KAFKAMACHINE Device 1.0,« is an audiovisual interface that presents the unworking of what would be the direction, production and showcase of a film made by Kafka.
Since 2010 Anna Okrasko has been dealing with the life and working conditions of immigrant Polish workers in the Netherlands. Read an essay by the Polish curator, art historian, and author Stanisław Ruksza about her work.
A collection of the distinct drawings by artist and architect Jorge Orozco Gonzales from the show »Eleven Years, Eleven Months and Fourteen Days« at Akademie Schloss Solitude.
Philippine artist and designer Mica Cabildo uncovers panoramic images from her fall-winter 2014 Solitude residency in this post-studio visit.