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
»We are all in exile in many ways.« Croatian artist Maja Marković’s installations and drawings examine the notion of collapse.
My girlfriend is upper-working class. She lives in Blackheath, a suburb that by train – the cheapest form of travel in Cape Town…
The unique visual language of Alicja Bielawska: playful and soft, but with a constant underlying sharpness of lines.
An extract from American writer Theodor Wheeler's book »On the River, Down Where They Found Willy Brown«, published by Edition Solitude in 2015.
You do the walking and I’ll be your camcorder. Be patient and take a good look at this picture, because you will have to try hard to imagine it otherwise.
»On an afternoon after one of the monthly fellows dinners, Clara and I discussed customs, habits, feelings, that survive from the day before.«
Over the course of her six-month fellowship, Ugandan writer Deborah Asiimwe shares her thoughts each month about her stay at Solitude.