berufsverband bildender künstler*innen berlin - professional association of visual artists berlin

Representing the interests of visual artists in Berlin

More than 2,450 visual artists from all artistic genres and fields are currently organized in the association. The bbk berlin is independent and funded only by its membership fees.


    16.10.2020 | Clarification: The bbk berlin on the NEUSTART KULTUR programs for visual artists initiated by Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn and Bundesverband Bildender Künstlerinnen und Künstler

    Der Bund hat das Förderprogramm "Neustart Kultur" aufgelegt. Es dient insbesondere der Unterstützung der privaten Kulturwirtschaft in der Corona-Krise. Das ist legitim und notwendig. Auf Bundesebene ist auch zu hören, diese Programme dienten insbesondere auch der Unterstützung von Künstler*innen. Nein, das ist nicht so. Die übergroße Mehrheit der Künstler*innen in Deutschland wird vom Bund bislang

    12.10.2020 | Press release of the bbk berlin: Defend the Peace-Statue in Berlin!


    Kundgebung für den Erhalt der Friedensstatue in Berlin Moabit am 13.10.2020

    The protest was successful. For the time being, the sculpture remains in its place.!5717416/
    The critical artwork was not to be removed from public space under pressure from the Japanese government. Come and protest on October 13, 2020 at 12 noon on Bremer Strasse / corner of Birkenstrasse in Berlin - against the request for dismantling by



    In September 2020, Viktor Orbán's right-wing national government abolishes the autonomy of universities. Virtually all management capacities of the previously self-governing Budapest University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) have recently been taken over by a board of trustees appointed by the government. The president of this board of trustees is Attila Vidnyánszky, director of the National


      „DRAUSSENSTADT“ Due to recent events, the "CALL FOR ACTION #1" has been postponed until further notice.

      The program, initiated by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, was intended to enable the short-term implementation of concepts for cultural events that are eligible for approval and have a high public appeal, which can take place in Berlin's urban space - outside - by the end of 2020. Due to the current sharp rise in the number of infections throughout Berlin and in order to further

      SAVE the DATE: Unite&Shine - demonstration on November 9th


      SAVE the DATE: Unite&Shine - demonstration at the memorial to the Sinti and Roma murdered under the National Socialist dictatorship. An invitation to the date will be issued shortly. Anyone who is planning something during the Week of Die VIELEN/on November 9th - can send it to us.