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.
Former Akademie juror Fabrizio Gallanti illustrates the cyclical return in architectural culture and the debate of the »problem of the copy.«
Tomislav Medak, témoin considérable himself, responds from his own perspective to Hans Blumenberg’s question: »What was it that we from the outset wanted to know?«
The jury for the new fellowship program »Digital Journalism/Web Development/Web Design« at Akademie Schloss Solitude share their thoughts on this year’s selection process.
For the multimedia report by NRD, WDR, and Süddeutsche Zeitung on the world bank, Elisabeth Weydt did investigative research for ten months in an international team of 50 journalists.
The funniest Google Street View parasite game ever by the Berlin internet agency NETRO, who will be Solitude fellows in the field of web development in 2016.
Embodying Cultural Memory between Symbolic Forms, Dynamograms and Dance: Ernst Cassirer, Aby Warburg
»One of the most common triggers for panic is the loss of control over a situation, such as being enclosed in small spaces…«
Philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato on the atypical and precarious forms of the work of freelance artists.
Poet Joshua Edwards walked 680 miles across Texas. We show some of the 230 photographs the walker took as he documented the strange beauty around him.
Two digital experts on how to navigate a well established institution into new dimensions in the field of social media. Fasten your seat belts…