Akademie Schloss Solitude Residency – deadline 31 October 2008


Deadline: 31 October 2008 (Postmark)

To register and get the application form, please go to the application site

For the twelfth time in 18 years the international residency program Akademie Schloss Solitude – located in Stuttgart, Germany – is granting approx. 65 residency fellowships of three to twelve months in duration for the time period 2009-2011.

International artists are invited to apply from the following disciplines: architecture (architecture design, urban studies, landscape design), visual arts (including performance art and curatorial practice), performing arts (stage design, directing, dramaturgy, playwriting, dance, acting, musical theater, performance), design (visual communication, fashion, costume, product or furniture design), literature (theory/criticism, essay, poetry, fiction, translation), music/sound (sound installation, sound and music composition, sound and music performance) and video/film/new media (including video installation).

Furthermore, scholars, scientists and professionals from the disciplines of the humanities, the natural sciences and economics are invited to apply for a residency fellowship in the art, science & business program.

Persons up to 35 or who have completed a university or college degree within the past five years are welcome to apply. Currently enrolled university or college students (at the time of application) will not be considered for selection. Each fellowship recipient is granted EUR 1000,- per month, in addition to free lodging. There is one juror for each discipline who is responsible for the selection of the fellows.

If you come from an industrialized country you can buy the application material (please see country list). Persons from non-industrialized countries can apply free of charge. You can also decide if you would like to have your materials returned or not. If you choose the menu item “Application without return” your application will be discarded at the end of the selection process if you are not selected.

The following application forms for artists, and scholars, scientists and professionals are available:

Applicants from so-called industrialized countries WITHOUT return of materials (EUR 15,-)

Applicants from so-called industrialized countries INCLUDING return of materials (EUR 20,-)

Applicants from so-called non-industrialized countries WITHOUT return of materials (free of charge)

Applicants from so-called non-industrialized countries INCLUDING return of materials (free of charge)

Please note:

The application deadline is October 31, 2008 (postmark).

The application form and the requested material must be submitted in one parcel and sent via the postal service. Please clearly mark the materials with name and application number.

Incomplete applications will not be submitted to the jury.

The jury selections will not be made public before March 2009. The earliest date to begin a residency will be in autumn 2009.

Akademie Schloss Solitude
Presse und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
Solitude 3
70197 Stuttgart
Tel +49 (0)711-99619-471
Fax +49 (0)711-99619-50
mail [at] akademie-solitude.de