The selected projects question the implications of the blurring line between military and civilian technology, the emancipatory potential of modified consumer devices, and representations of violence in relation to social and news media practices.
This homemade amateurish podcast is designed for Schlosspost as a collaboration between choreographer Igor Koruga and art theorist Edith Lázár. This podcast is not depressive – it is about depression.
Lázár depicts traces of the 2000s fashion rave scene and senses a scenography of a dystopian world, while the performance reveals a potentiality of »queering« the body, a way of thinking sideways by unraveling pleasure and desires.
On February 21, 2020, the international production prize HASH for net-based projects in the field of art, technology, and design will be awarded for the second time at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe.
A reflection on the two in-house libraries of the Akademie Schloss Solitude, and how they continue to grow. But more so, an effusive review by David Mathews about one of his all-time favorite comics: George Herriman’s Krazy Kat.
In the interview with Sandra Oehy, Johanna Bruckner talks about her project Molecular Sex & Synthetic Love. A project that aims at queering normative world views of intimate relations and individual-driven forms of care.
Examining the relationship between violent behavior and exposure to violent media, the latest call for the Web Residencies by Solitude & ZKM invites projects that address ‘subjective violence’.
With extensive research on online harassment, the researcher and artist Caroline Sinders explores the lack of »care« within social media systems through her Care Bot project.
Hanna Husberg and Agata Marzecova developed a simple website employing the aesthetics of the color code used to communicate the national Air Quality Index (AQI). Quotes by transcripts that recount experiences of living in the hazy Beijing air create sometimes contradictory perspectives on the phenomena.
Pedro Oliveira created a »sound essay,« in which he examines accent recognition software in asylum procedures, and challenges narratives of care around it. It serves as an entry point to or a conversation piece on the instrumentalization of voices and accents, on bodies as the site for the production of »evidence.«
A documentation of the exhibition »Revisiting Villa Revisiting Villa Khury / the Prophets’ Tower: Haifa. 1995-2019« at Akademie Schloss Solitude's project space Römerstraße.
The Aloardi Exchange Programme invited Peruvian artists to present their work in the Schengen area. The program is a project by Aloardi, a collective from Lima active since 1998 and dedicated to experimental and electronic music, media art, acoustic research, and local cultures.
In an interview with Dobromiła Błaszczyk for Contemporary Lynx, Edith Lázár shares her experience from her residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude.
A conversation with the founding editor of Bakwa Magazine—created to amplify new writing from Cameroon and from the African diaspora.