Homemade Culture is a Blog about people creating and collaborating outside an institutional context. For this entry Jean-Lorin Sterian interviewed Mark Salvatus from Manila, the founder of 98B – which started in his appartement.
Antoni Rayzhekov created a specially designed machine which is scanning the body and translating its curvature directly into sound. An interview with the artist together with performer Federica Dauri
»My mother never had the option to grieve. She makes up for this now, 75 years later.« In part 2 of the web diary »The Last Traces«, the search for the grave begins.
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.
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.
Taigué Ahmed, a dancer and choreographer who grew up in Chad, uses dance as a medium to communicate his experiences and also shares this practice in workshops with refugees.
»The sun is shining when we land east of Minsk…« Part no. 1 of the English-German web diary »The Last Traces« by documentary filmmaker Astrid Schult.
In the first entry of her blog »Out of Frame«, French artist Pauline de Chalendar provides a look into the very first moments of her drawing process.
A web diary in English and German by the filmmaker Astrid Schult on the way to the documentary premiered at Solitude on September 14, 2017. Part 1
Performer Marko Milić and blogger/activist/performer Jelena Savic in a performative talk on activism, feminism, engaged art, and trauma.
Media artist Eric Parren combined the navigational power of the VR gaze with a generative computational system that creates and develops patterns. A project for the web residencies by Solitude & ZKM
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
Net artist Sebastian Schmieg takes a closer look at digital labor and the arbitrary nature and strangeness of online freelance service marketplaces.
An interview with digital painter Jeffrey Alan Scudder, who writes his own drawing software, on his piece »Ten Minute Painting« created for the web residencies by Solitude & ZKM
During the Red Summer of 1919, the burning flames of racial and political tensions ignite the city of Omaha. An excerpt from Theodore Wheeler’s debut novel
Artist and composer Jim Rolland examines the relationship between image and sound through generative patterns based on algorithms. An interview for the web residencies by Solitude & ZKM
Net artist Nicolas Sassoon fixates the fading memories of Vancouver’s temporary art and music spaces in nostalgic animations experimenting with digital moiré effects.
Architecture is on the threshold of change, but it risks being reduced to the decorative arts. – An essay by Solitude's main juror, theorist and critic, Kaiwan Mehta
Stroll through anthropologist Shaka McGlotten’s work through a conversation around three artifacts cautiously dug out of a collection of their research.
This is the personal story of an unabridged enjoyable experience I had as an invitee at the lorgenale festival in Stuttgart, seen from within.
Dancers often ask »When do we stop dancing – when we leave the studio or when we sleep?« So, when do we stop drawing? And what are the imprints onto the body? Thoughts by Ana Mendes on the practice of artist Kanako Hayashi.
This interview by cultural journalist Rasha Hilwi with Jean-Lorin Sterian is about the idea of the festival and the importance of »home-based« art practices.
What role do patterns play in Net Art? Can we change patterns just by staring at them? And do patterns create beauty? A talk with curator Claudia Maté.