The Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, and the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, have jointly established the international Net Art award Hash for net-based projects in the fields of art, technology, and design. The first award ceremony will take place on February 15, 2018, within the framework of a public networking event with short talks and presentations at the ZKM | Karlsruhe.
The author and translator Terézia Mora receives the Preis der Literaturhäuser 2017.
Terézia Mora is the juror for German literature from 2017–2019.
On Friday, March 10, 2017, Catherine Lambs and Bryan Eubanks will perform the piece »Prisma Interims« at Hospitlhof Stuttgart.
Former Solitude fellow David Fennessy with his Hebrides Ensemble/Psappha commission playing his work Panopticon for string sextet and cimbalom won the Dorico Award for Small/medium Scale Work.
The submission period for »web residencies« by Akademie Schloss Solitude and ZKM - Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe has started.
Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa from Guatemala receives the Mies van der Rohe-Stipendium 2017 of the city of Krefeld. On Feburary 19, 2017 the exhibition by the artist opens in Museum Haus Esters in Krefeld.
In 2017, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart and the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe will announce three calls for web residencies with different topics that will be designed by invited curators.
The multimedia documentary Ackerbunt by Elisabeth Weydt, Jakob Fuhr and Christine Anas was awarded the Deutsche Reporterpreis as best web documentary.
With her debut Halb Taube halb Pfau (half pigeon half peacock) the young author Maren Kames was able to convince the jury and receives a Jahresstipendium für Literatur 2016 des Landes Baden-Württemberg (One year fellowship for literature 2016 of the State of Baden-Württemberg).
The publishing house for handbooks presents its first book release in the Theatre of Operationality.
Every two years since 2003, the public foundation and residency program Akademie Schloss Solitude hosts a summer master class for young composers. This year's Summer Academy 2017 will be held under the direction of Chaya Czernowin together with the guest instructors Johannes Schöllhorn and Samir Odeh-Tamimi.
In August 2016, the debut novel of the Leipzig author and Solitude fellow Katharina Bendixen has been published with poetenladen Verlag Leipzig. The novel Ich sehe alles (I see everything) deals with a young woman moving to Budapest to dare a new start. Once there, she slowly notices that neither the new town nor her host family are what they seemed to be.
The video of Ana Mendes’ performance Self-portrait is shown at the exhibition Nordkraft at Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg, Denmark. The exhibition takes place from August 6, 2016 to September 3, 2016.
Due to the great demand, the event is already sold out.
7 Types of Ambivalence is a dinner and conversation with Solitude fellow Mike Sperlinger on Sunday, July 24, 2016, 6 pm. The evening is the first event of Mixed Feelings and will be presented by anorak at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart.
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.