We are looking for contributions on the topic of independent art spaces' role for the future of cultural exchange.
GmbH focuses on self-organized structures of independent cultural initiatives and the bureaucratic apparatus beyond it, highlighting complex processes.
A discourse into the relationship between the individual and the society, the self and the other, reconsidering European transpersonal identity and imaginary ideas.
Confronted with issues like rising rents, lack of regular funding, and the loss of an actual space, the artist initiative Fireplace finds hope in the adaptive nature of insects.
Contributions by artists, curators and citizens from around the world explore formats and methods of soft power apart from the common strategies of culture, politics, and economy.
ZZ STUDIO is a nonprofit art space in the suburbs of Lyon, France, opening monthly shows despite a lack of visitors, and instead emphasizing the power of sharing skills.
The curatorial platform Ardesia Projects for contemporary photography was founded to oppose the competitive, expensive, and exclusionary structure photographers find themselves working in.
The Soft Power Palace festival stands for the need to strengthen European cultural exchange and methods of togetherness – between art, social practice, and activism.
A talk with Akademie Schloss Solitude director Elke aus dem Moore
»Have a good cry but also put it into words, please.«
In the work of visual artist Patrizia Bach, Walter Benjamin’s thoughts on writing history lead to drawings that mediate past and present.
What can art do for blockchain to begin unveiling such facts that decentralized software architectures as blockchain do not necessarily decentralize power?
An atlas of figures taken from the essay film Off-White Tulips by Aykan Safoğlu that retains the associative narrative the film offers, but also presents an independent reading.
A fantastic story, set in the magical carnival nights of streamers and confetti, where the rubble and prayers of Rio de Janeiro meet to worship the night…until a fatal mystery happens and uncle Everaldo, king of Carnival, disappears…
Iranian filmmaker Shirin Barghnavard on teaching how to narrate »a reality« in a creative way.
What allows us to love and be loved in neoliberal societies, in which love feels paradoxically more private and at the same time more political than ever?
Linking ambiguity and closure, intuition and deduction, artist Douglas Rogerson reveals the striking similarities and fuzzy paradoxes between premises and promises.
Because identifying one thing means saying it is different from an other. A curatorial investigation and introduction to »Gemini – The Journal.«
Autobiography, archaeology and history are narrative structures that create a sense of belonging. In the lure of identification, empathy becomes a powerful tool.
What happens when the judicial reconciliation of a homicide gets tangled up within its own intention of letting justice prevail? A filmmaker’s perspective.
Does a multiplicity of perspectives imply multiple realities? In an intimate conversation, two filmmakers discuss subjectivity, sincerity and quantum physics.
»To make a map is to give order to the world.« Saadia Mirza links visualizations of landscapes derived by data with the old human obsession to measure the world.
Tel Aviv-based musician and sound designer Yuval Shenhar recorded different soundscapes of daily life at Akademie Schloss Solitude. Listen to a collection of acoustic objets trouvés.
Iranian filmmaker Shirin Barghnavard talks about her relationship to censorship and creativity, documentary and fiction, and the art of filmmaking.