During an online reading, Brazilian prose, essay, and stage author Vinicius Jatobá, fellow of the Akademie Schloss Solitude (2018/2020), will illuminate the related Portuguese term »Saudade« (longing).
Les Maquisards by Hemley Boum is about the Cameroonian peaceful independence movement UPS, in the late 50s, which is violently suppressed by the colonial administration and forced to operate underground. Head of the movement is the charismatic Ruben Um Nyobe.
Mark Terkessidis, a renowned migration and racism researcher, takes a look into the past to make current debates comprehensible, but he also shows us where they need to be taken in a new direction.
Du to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the event has been cancelled!
Under the patronage of the German Comission for UNESCO, the Haus der Poesie in Berlin continues to host the central event for World Poetry Day in Germany in 2020. Authors from different parts of the world read their texts in the original, with German translations.
The Akademie Schloss Solitude invites interested persons to the presentation and subsequent talk with the curator Berit Fischer from Berlin/Germany. In her current work, she questions the curatorial possibilities of representation and display, and seeks new ways of actively involving protagonist in this process.
Exhibition with selected works that were developed within the framework of the Web Residencies by Digital Solitude, a program of Akademie Schloss Solitude.
Jackie Thomae reads from her latest novel »Brüder« within the new reading series »Membrane continued« on February 3, 2020 at Literaturhaus Stuttgart. The novel tells the story of two German men, born the same year, children of the same father who left his dark skin. The questions they face are the same, but their lives could not be more different.
In their works, the artists thematize forgotten and overlooked narratives to question the modalities and materialities of what constitutes the act of witnessing.
As part of her fellowship, Zoncy has arranged collaborative encounters. In this duet with Paul Regan, developed at Akademie Schloss Solitude, the artists explore prevalent threads of the legacies of trauma, body and the self and the shared universal path of the performer.
On October 15, 2019 at 7 pm, visual artist Ilana Salama Ortar will talk about her artistic work and guide the audience through the exhibition Revisiting Villa Khury / The Prophets’ Tower: Haifa. 1995–2019 in Project Space Römerstrasse.