Investigating notions of authorship, Kai Franz built a machine that fabricates art objects based on CAD drawings, 3D models, and algorithmic behaviors.
Adityan Melekalam, Solitude fellow for web design, on his multifaceted artistic web projects exploring speculative and fictional constructs.
Going blind saved Elgin from the oblivion being created by a world that was too full of things to see and it stopped him from losing…
Book designer and publisher Philip Baber on Peter Handke. With an excerpt from Handke’s poem »To Duration,« translated by Scott Abbott.
»Oh Mensch« takes it’s name from the phrase »Oh Mensch, gib acht!«, a quote from Nietzsche in Helmut Lachenmann’s seminal work for two guitars »Salut für Caudwell.«
»Here, the methodology is respect and friendship« – An interview with Jean-Baptiste Joly, director of Akademie Solitude, by Greek curator Marina Fokidis.
American artist Lindsay Foster won lost luggage at an auction from Lufthansa and documented the strange mix of private items found in the bag.
Austrian artist, curator, and media theorist Peter Weibel on »The Seeing Tongue. New Aspects of Exo-Darwinism.«
An excerpt from writer, historian, and artist Sînziana Păltineanu’s new debut novel »Elephant Chronicles.«
Syrian writer Rasha Abbas worked as a media professional in Damascus when the revolution broke out, at which point her »eyes had suddenly been opened.«
The web project »Mapping Frictions« by Australian journalist Kavita Bedford aims to tell stories from the vibrant multicultural local community of Western Sydney.
For Reaching Inaccessible Places: A Cross-Continent Collaboration between artists Alicja Bielawska and R. Armstrong
In his graphic novel »Days of Void,« Palestinian artist and architect Samir Harb explores the urban semiotics of the city of Ramallah in Palestine.
»You form a bond with the place and feel an urge to return.« An essay about this exceptionally strange and quaint situation called Solitude.
What does »home« mean nowadays and in the specific context of Solitude?
Elisabeth Weydt, fellow for digital journalism, gives an insight into where her passion for stories started and new ways to tell them through digital journalism.
»I passionately believe in a ›born digital‹ approach to content.« An interview with Andrius Lekavičius, fellow for digital journalism.
Pictures from Damaso Reyes’ long term photographic documentary project, »The Europeans,« that explores how Europe and its people are changing.
What if you were to invite Austrian playwright Anna Gschnitzer and she were to stage an entire performance in the subjunctive tense?
»War, immigration, assimilation, and poetic musings abound.« The Texan writer Dan Boehl collected poems in Belgrade/Serbia.
Hungarian artist Kinga Tóth tells an intimate story of life with disease in hybrid images and »living text-bodies.«
What happens when authorship gets caught in stormy weather? Elisa Band takes us on a journey through the heavy swell into a vortex of stories that sound somehow familiar.
Through historical photographs, film, and music from the World War I era, the presentation investigates the celebration of certain identities during this time.
»Automatic Merge Failed« is a close reading of the way »difference« is encoded into software, and insists on its centripetal potential.
Light and Color as Symbolic Forms in Transgressive Art. – A lecture by the art historians Denis Grünemeier & Jens Meinrenken.