You are welcome! Guide for international artists in Berlin
The Professional Association of Visual Artists Berlin (bbk berlin) is a union of approximately 2.000 artists in Berlin. As a union the bbk berlin advocates for the vocational, economical and legal interests of artists living in Berlin. Everyone who demonstrates to be a professional artist through their education or their current works is eligible to become a member.
The bbk berlin is offering a great variety of services to its members, e.g. legal protection, legal advice (free of charge), fiscal advice, social counselling, advice on renting issues, insurance advice, and many more.
For artists from abroad who come to Berlin to live and work here offers the Kulturwerk in the Office for artist consulting a wide range of services, independently of membership in bbk berlin.