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.
For the sixteenth time, Akademie Schloss Solitude is granting approx. 70 residency fellowships of three to twelve months in duration. Application deadline is November 30, 2016 (Postmark).
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.
The »WimmelResearch-Fellowship« will be awarded as part of a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Wimmelforschung.
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.