In an interview, Jean-Baptiste Joly, director of Akademie Schloss Solitude, talks about the Akademie’s biggest changes and the new online fellowship program planned for 2016.
Война в тебе и во мне. Гражданская.
Повсюду — она.
»I’m something special.« A graceful lady in court dress declaims this sentence in the late Baroque interior of Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart.
»It feels like just yesterday when I arrived at Akademie Schloss Solitude!«
Solitude Atlas from Riga/Lativa by Pauls Bankovskis, Solitude fellow in the field of literature in 2006
Philosopher Martin Beck in conversation with composer Bill Dietz about his book »8 TUTORIAL DIVERSIONS, 2009-2014.«
An artist, two philosophers, and a mathematician answer ahead of the symposium Calculation and Aesthetics.
Music may, undoubtedly, awaken feelings of great joy or intense sorrow; but…
»Can African artists produce non political work?« Performing at Kisangani/DR Congo confronted artists Désire Davids, Dorine Mokha & Nicolas Mondon with new questions.
Five video tableaux exploring the notion of the »mass ornament.«
Solitude Atlas from Mexico City by Christian von Wissel, a fellow in the field of art, science & business in 2012.
»We are in a very bad situation concerning human rights and freedom of speech.« A portrait of the Russian poet Anzhelina Polonskaya.
»Every living thing is coming out to welcome the sun from wherever she has been. Welcome March!«
Astrid Schult and Gunther Merz talk about their film »The Last Chapter,« which deals with investigations against the last Nazi war criminals.
Speaker’s Corner, Fiction-in-Progess, 8 Tutorial Diversions, and House of Cards: a tour through the fellows’ exhibition in March/April 2015.
Performing artists Nestór García Díaz & Cyriaque Villemaux in their humorous performance »Covers.«
What is the horror of our time? Silence and body, say Kinga Tóth and Márió Z. Nemes, representatives of the artistic movement »Budapest Horror Scenes.«
Enigma as a discursive object is capable of opening up our imagination to a new field where the irrational, the paranormal, and the extraordinary are not colonized.
»Books like this one allow me to see my home country through the eyes and with the sensibility of a foreigner.« – Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Solitude Atlas from New York by Caroline O’Donnell, a fellow in the field of architecture in 2008/2009
Pan and the goat talk about their performance in Louis-Philippe Scoufaras’s film »Panic« shot on Mount Sodom/Israel.
»For me, theater is a place of community where conflicts and heterogeneity become visible.« – Anna Gschnitzer
There are moments where you find yourself between places that mean a lot to you, locations that coexist within you. – Copenhagen/Denmark
»Amandeep Singh Sandhu made tamarind rasam for one of the house pot luck dinners and Elisa Calosi expounded on the soup’s transcendental properties.«
The most enduring image I have of the town I was born in is of four metallic giants in padma asan, lotus position, exhaling rusty breath into the sky. – Rourkela/India