Even though the frame stays the same, the Sommerfest is different every year, not only because of possible extreme weather conditions but especially because the program depends on the fellows who live and work at Solitude during that time. This year's Sommerfest includes exhibitions, video installations, performances, readings and open studios with fellows from Germany, France, Hong Kong, Canada, Palestine, Romania, Tschad, Hungary and the USA.
During five days ten private flats in Stuttgart will be transformed into a space of performances, music, dance and theater.
On Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7 pm Akademie Schloss Solitude will be opening the exhibitions of Ana Mendes, Curtis Roth and Sebastian Däschle.
The »Open Chamber«-project plays works from Franz Schubert and Arnold Schönberg.
The Social Life of the Universe explores in a performative dialog possible ways to map out human biographies between the smallest biological components and immense cosmological spaces.
In 2017 the Marie Zimmermann-fellowship will be awarded to the young dramaturg Jeffrey Döring.
How are motherhood and mother love related? In which forms do they appear among us, how do we practice them and where does the practice come from? Jasmin Schädler investigated motherhood and motherlove over the last six months and is now opening her findings to the public.
On the basis of a broad network of local cultural institutions – and strongly supported by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg – the establishment of a new annual »summit meeting« is planned for Stuttgart. It will be dedicated to the main sociopolitical lines of conflict and negotiate them in the spheres of the visual and performative arts, theory, and activism. This first summit encompasses more than twenty lectures, performances, and music and film contributions from various academic, artistic, and activist contexts – regularly followed by workshops (including workshops for pupils).
In conjunction with Leipzig liest a reading with the New Zealand poet Alice Miller will take place at 5 pm at Halle 14 on March 25, 2017.
On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7 pm Akademie Schloss Solitude cordially invites everybody to the exhibition openings of Dima Hourani, Simone Rueß and Petra Szöcs.
Das Programm art, science & business der Akademie Schloss Solitude wird 15 Jahre alt und feiert sein erfolgreiches Bestehen und die Freude am Experiment gemeinsam mit aktuellen StipendiatInnen in Form eines besonderen Kurzfestivals.