On June 25 and 29, 2018, Pose for Me brings German voguing pioneer Georgina Leo Melody to Akademie Schloss Solitude to offer workshops and engage in discussions about the past, present, and future of voguing. Together with Shaka McGlotten she introduces this expressive, empowering dance form that has helped members of Black and Latinx LGBTQ communities to make a home for themselves in often hostile worlds.
Highlight of the year: Summer Feast of the Akademie Schloss Solitude. The Akademie Schloss Solitude cordially invites you to the annual Summer Feast around the Japanese temple underneath the lime tree of the Akademie.
Come and join us in the Hospitalkirche Stuttgart, on June 20, 2018 at 7 pm at a concert night which is promising an exciting insight into the work of the young composition scene arranged by the current Akademie fellow James Rushford and his musician partner Manuel Lima.
Anthony Pateras and Jérôme Noetinger have been performing as a duo for over a decade now. For their collaboration at Akademie Schloss Solitude's Guibal-Saal, the duo will record multiple layers of piano onto three Revox tape machines. The final quadraphonic concert takes place on June 15, 2018, at 7 p.m.
The Iranian filmmaker Shirin Barghnavard's documentary portrait Poets of Life tells the story of Shirin Parsi – rice farmer, environmentalist, and activist. On June 13, 2018, at 8 p.m., Akademie Schloss Solitude and Merz Akademie are cordially inviting you to a screening of the film, followed by a panel discussion. Free admission.
The Symposium Rethinking Affordance explores the critical significance of »affordance« in digital contexts and areas including media art, media theory, film, art history, and cultural theory.
At the Anniversary Festival, »Robert Schumann und sein Freundeskreis«, three concerts will be performed in the barn of the academy with works by Schumann himself as well as those with whom he was particularly closely associated.
Explore two solo exhibitions by Devin Jernigan and Enoch Cheng as well as Rethinking Affordance, an exhibition curated by Ashley Scarlett und Martin Zeilinger.
On April 25th, 2018 the Australian trio North of North will start its European concert tour at Akademie Schloss Solitude. Further concerts take place in Nuremberg/Germany, Naples/Italy, Bergen/Norway, Geneva/Switzerland and in Austria.
Milos Sofrenovic's new conceptual performance is an investigation of the interrelation between performer and viewer.
In cooperation with Nordlabor of Schauspiel Stuttgart, Akademie Schloss Solitude has been asking current fellows to work on the topic The Future of Europe. Results are being presented on February 10th, 2018 at Nordlabor.