The short festival and the exhibition follow up on the symposium »Engaging with Histories: An Everyday Life Practice«, which took place at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in March 2018. Walks, talks, screenings, lectures, readings, performances and installations open up a field of discussion at various sites around the Marienplatz in search of the potential and the significance of engaging with forgotten, marginalized, or buried histories.
Organized around the book presentation Bodies of Evidence (published by Passagen Verlag in 2018), the event will illuminate how the body appears as witness, document, and agent as it moves across borders drawn by vectors of power such as nationhood, sovereignty, and normalcy.
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.
During five days ten private flats in Stuttgart will be transformed into a space of performances, music, dance and theater.
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.
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.
The art, science & business program at Akademie Schloss Solitude turns 15 and will celebrate its successful existence and joy of experimentation together with current fellows in the form of a unique short festival.
In conclusion of the series of events dealing with the concept of authorship and the status of the author in the 21st century, held in dialogue between artistic disciplines, philosophy, law, computer and social sciences, the Akademie will round off the two-year discourse with an emphasis on questions of authorship from economic, political and juridical as well as non-western perspectives.
The workshop Monumental Strategies of (Sub)urban Riots is held in continuation of the exhibition Thinking a Monument to the Sub/Urban Riot, conceptualized by Gal Kirn and Niloufar Tajeri that was at display in January 2016 at Akademie Schloss Solitude.
A discussion with economist and piracy researcher Balázs Bodó and former fellows and media activists Marcell Mars, Tomislav Medak and Femke Snelting
»(Re-)Constructing Authorship« is the first symposium in a series of three, which is settled in a dialogue between artistic disciplines, philosophy, law, computer, and social sciences. The main focus of the event will be on different cultures of authorship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, exact and natural sciences with their forms of individual and co-authorship. An emphasis will be put especially on how the copyright debate could be developed constructively by the possibilities of digital media, with hypertext applications that allow active participation of the audience and that move towards a common-collective creative production.
in the course of the art, science & business program the colloquium »Marketplaces of Perception« will consist of four presentations and one open talk, dealing with the aspects of a socially interpreted perception and putting a critical view on the contained aesthetics of »political economy«.
With the event »Dreaming the End of Dreaming« on July 3, 2015, at 4 p.m., the two Romanian performers and fellows in the program art, science & business Alina Popa and Florin Flueras take up the notion of the dream as a real praxis, presenting lectures by the Argentine philosopher Gabriel Catren, the Brazilian literary and cultural theorist of Latin America Deneb Kozikoski, and the Canadian researcher Blake Seidenshaw.
With the the performance »Eternal Feeding« with Florin Flueras and Alina Popa at 8 p.m.
The conference »Calculation and Aesthetics« seeks to explore the relations between mathematical and aesthetical ways of thinking, and their encounter in visual arts, music, and literature. Together with scientists from various disciplines, fellows of Akademie Schloss Solitude will discuss the creativity of the mathematical, the fascination with the formal, and the limits of mathematical practices.
By taking up the controversial debate about the concepts of plagiarism, appropriation and quotation, Akademie Schloss Solitude aims, together with its fellows as well as invited artists and scientists from the fields of literature, music, film, humanities and exact science, to discuss and analyze from various perspectives the different possibilities of appropriation.