Writers from the Institut for Dramatic Writing react to the current refugee movement. Part 1: Anna Gschnitzer on the terrorist attacks in Paris, reality, and free fall.
25 years Fall of the Berlin wall: two authors delved into the archive of the German Literary Archive Marbach and the Literary Colloqium Berlin to create an online audiovisual course.
A sound poetry performance by Kinga Tóth about the traditional roles of women and the unusual use of the color blue.
On the topic of love, Norman Andrew Wilson and Anna Okrasko presented three different works, which did not really fit the microworld frame, but were themselves three micro-realities.
A writing body in red, yellow, blue: the Japanese artist Junko Wada in a dance proposal from the 90s together with the sound artist Hans Peter Kuhn.
In his compositions, Christopher Trapani combines very different musical styles such as blues, Ottoman, and spectral music with influences from literature, encounters, and places.
The Syrian writer Rasha Abbas was working on translating her new short stories in Ghent/New York when the Paris attacks happened. A talk about dreams, writing in times of war, and false fears.
A notification concerning the exhibition piece »Sokhraneniye Pogloshchennogo« (Russian: Сохренение Поглащенного, Survival of the Absorbed).
The artists Anna Serra and Kinga Toth have been working on a new audio-text project since November 12: »Bubble Time Paris.«
Three groups traced the movement of Kafka’s main character from »Amerika« by doing a boat trip and working on a collective performance.
Ten writers from the Institut for Dramatic Writing react on the current refugee movement, in a collaborative writing project with urgent questions on solidarity and empathy.
On Fishers Island, New York, you sometimes have to remind yourself that there are no such things as ghosts. A studio report by writer Dan Boehl
IN TRANSIT – a four week long open space at Solitude. You are invited!
»Journalism is already dark, but we were the most evil.« The Berlin Internet agency and web artists Netro will join the Solitude network in 2016.
As part of his project »The Europeans,« Damaso Reyes explored the experiences of people of African descent in Germany and Poland. You can listen to the radio feature online now.
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.«