Digital Solitude Fellowships For Journalists, Designers And Artists

As part of the Digital Solitude program, each year Akademie Schloss Solitude awards a total of 24 months of fellowships to two to four people. The fellowship program is intended for journalists, developers/coders, designers, as well as artists and all other professionals who work on the development of new digital content and formats. Deadline to apply is June 30th.

The application period for the Digital Solitude fellowships in 2017 starts on May 1 and runs until June 30, 2016. Young professionals who have an interest in the content of the international artist-in-residence program at Akademie Schloss Solitude and its interdisciplinary network can apply for a fellowship.

he program will offer them the space and flexibility to develop new ideas and formats, which will be published on or in connection with the online platform Schlosspost, a content-focused online platform in English for the Solitude network. The website is simultaneously an online magazine and artists’ portfolio and is aimed at a global audience of young artists and those interested in the arts. The fellowship includes a grant of 1,150 Euros a month (plus a one-time grant for travel costs for the journey to and from Stuttgart from the fellow’s primary place of residence) and a combination apartment/studio, where electricity, water, and heating will be provided free of charge.

Main criteria:

  • young journalists, designers, artists under the age of 35; 
  • students are not eligible.

The Digital Solitude program with its fellowships and the online platform Schlosspost are supported by the State Ministry of Baden-Wuerttemberg for Science, Research, and the Arts.

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