Franziska Gerstenberg, author from Dresden and Solitude fellow (2010/2011), was awarded the Literaturpreis 2016 of the Saxon State Ministry for Science and the Arts for her short story volume So lange her, schon gar nicht mehr wahr.
On Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 10 a.m. the symposium »Lost in (Digital) Space. Autorschaft im digitalen Zeitalter«takes place in the Akademie für Darstellende Kunst Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg.
Former fellow Juliane Götz and the artists' collective Quadrature have won this year's ESO-residency. The result of the residency will be presented at the Ars Electronica Festival 2016 in early September in Linz.
On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 8 p.m. Solitude fellow Myriam Van Imschoot and Doreen Kutzke present an evening of yodel, broken voice, and portrait at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. The program of the evening includes the voice performance Hola Hu and the film Yodel Portrait Doreen Kutzke.
On October 18, 1988, the artist Johannes Cladders raised a white flag on the former demarcation line between east and west Jerusalem. In honor of this unique campaign, Akademie Schloss Solitude introduced the »White Flag Day« 20 years later in 2008.
In the interview with BBC the current Solitude fellow Tod Wodicka talks about suffering from sleep paralysis and his second novel The Household Sprit.
The online publications assemble the outcomes of the interdisciplinary projects »Chronicles of Work« and »Quotes & Appropriation«, undertaken by Akademie Schloss Solitude within the years 2011 to 2014.
On July 2, 2015, the film Chronicles of Solitude by Manuel Ferrari premieres at the 26. International Film Festival Marseille. Chronicles of Solitude was filmed during his stay at Akademie Schloss Solitude. A special screening will be held during this year's summer festival of Akademie Schloss Solitude on July 18, 2015.
On June 18, 2015, at 10.45 p.m. a short portrait on the Solitud efellow Johanna Diehl will be shown. The feature, that was recently filmed in the Akademie, will air in the context of the series Kunscht! on SWR.
Former fellow Krisztiina Tóth and her translator György Buda are nominated for the Internationaler Literaturpreis 2015. The winning author-translator team will be selected out of the six nominees on June 29, 2015.
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.
In conjunction with the Solitude Night 2013, Thiago Granato presents his performance »PLANO B« at 8 pm and 9.45 pm in the Guibal Hall of the Akademie.
»In my work«, so Claudia Triozzi, »the question ›Doing what ?‹ has always been present; the body engaged in manufacture, the craftsman’s body, the body anticipating the mistakes of the machines in the factory, the body rehearsing day after day all the well-known and familiar gestures. So the question arises: what is a faithful representation of this body?«
By introducing the scope and scale of Amazon.com Trebor Scholz and Marcell Mars will start the discussion on the new mode of social production facilitated by new capitalist imperatives and which has become increasingly difficult to distinguish between play, consumption and production, life and work, labor and non-labor.