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.
Following the workshop »What's Work Worth?« on Sunday, June 2, 2013, François Vatin’s talk on Monday, June 3 will center on the relationship between performance and work.
On the occasion of a press conference on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 the new generation of fellows 2013–2015 has been officially announced.
For the first time this year, 22 fellowships (57 months) have been granted in cooperation with partner institutions, mainly from the Stuttgart area.
Since autumn 2011, the Akademie Schloss Solitude has been addressing the theme »Chronicles of Work«, centered around an extensive interdisciplinary discussion on changes in modern and contemporary work organization and their consequences for society. From January until June 2013, four internationally renowned scientists from the fields of economy, psychoanalysis, philosophy, and sociology will approach these issues in their lectures.