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.
From gravitational waves to black holes to space bending in the way that Einstein described, artist and architect Anna Kubelik finds the inspiration for new pieces in theoretical physics.
How do you develop a space of conceptual freedom within a company with a 130-year old tradition? An interview about Platform 12
Artist Ariel Schlesinger, architect Stephanie Choi, and carpenter Masao Sato rebuilt a Japanese temple structure originally built by Sato in 1986 in Santa Cruz as a social space at Solitude.
In the podcast »Artfail,« we talk about failing better at art or failing artistically outside of art. About projects that never came to be or that crashed and burned miserably.
From Samoa to Namibia, the Falklands to Jamaica or Australia, part experiment, part musical composition, »Map Series« asks the question: What is an empire today?
In her work, the German visual artist Simone Rueß investigates the structural dimensions of space as a product of human activity.
Using cartographic and textual archival fragments, this work by Bambitchell asks questions about settlement and displacement as the entangled remaking of bodies and space.
In 2007, artist and architect Jorge Orozco Gonzalez started to draw portraits of himself in various places all over the world ...
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.
The world is a sculpture and a drawing system: a workshop with Florian Goldmann and art history students, moving and measuring in and around Solitude.
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«
A fanzine, a community, a party: »Jungle Juice« by Magali Daniaux, Cédric Pigot, and Stephanie Boubli is more than a magazine.
Merging and mixing: with his installation, artist Vladimir Miller is questioning the architecture's task to control the flow of fluids.