23.03.2023 | The bildungswerk introduces: Kati Gausmann

We would like to introduce you to our lecturers here on a weekly basis and thus also show the range of topics available for courses and workshops.

21.03.2023 | The bbk berlin informs: “Berlin 2030 Climate Neutral" - Climate Referendum on March 26 - The choice is ours!

Berlin 2030 Klimaneutral

Der bbk berlin informiert: Mit dem Volksentscheid am 26. März steht eine Änderung des Berliner Klimaschutz- und Energiewendegesetzes zur Abstimmung. Ziel ist die Ausrichtung der Berliner Klimapolitik am 1,5-Grad-Ziel aus dem Pariser Klimaschutzabkommen. Wenn der Volksentscheid erfolgreich ist, ändert sich das Gesetz direkt und muss umgesetzt werden.

21.03.2023 | The bbk berlin informs: ver.di calls for a rally on March 25 | We will not pay for your crisis!

Kundgebung verdi am 25. März 2023 12 Uhr am Brandenburger Tor

Alle ächzen unter den steigenden Preisen. Insbesondere diejenigen mit geringem Einkommen müssen bei einer Inflationsrate von sechs bis acht Prozent jährlich jeden Euro dreimal umdrehen. [...] Auch die Mieten steigen seit Jahren in Berlin extrem. [...] Besonders schlimm ist die Situation für die, die eh schon wenig haben. [...] Wir werden nicht länger akzeptieren, dass Menschen mit ihrem Geld nicht

15.03.2023 | "Finally a bit of animation!" Japan meets Berlin - exhibition and screening on March 31 an on April 1-2

endlich ein bisschen animation

The Media Workshop celebrates the farewell of Lioba von den Driesch, the contact to the Japanese artist Yasuto Yura, organizer of the independent film festival "VIDEO PARTY", and the new media lab with a screening and an exhibition. On display will be a wealth of animations of various kinds from Japan and Berlin.

21.02.2023 | Open Letter: Blocked by the Border

Open Letter

0 researchers, cultural workers, journalists, and activists from 25 countries call on event organizers throughout “Europe” and beyond: Stand together against the EU border regime and publicize the occasions when borders sabotage our efforts to build spaces of transnational conversation and cooperation! Dear organizers of conferences, exhibitions, festivals, hackathons and cultural, educational and

Full-Scale Freedom

Full-Scale Freedom

Pro-Ukrainian Demonstration to Commemorate the Anniversary of the russian Full-Scale Invasion | Friday, 24 February 2023 | Start at 16:00, Café Kyiv, Karl-Marx-Allee 34, 10178 Berlin | Final rally at 18:00, Brandenburger Tor | On the first anniversary of the russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine, we invite all who stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people to join our demonstration in Berlin

Infosession | Berlin Recherchestipendien (research grants) for visual artists and curators

The bbk berlin has succeeded in achieving a significant increase in the number of research grants. As of 2023, 137 research grants will be awarded instead of the current 60. Senate Department for Culture and Europe invites you to an informative online event about the current call for applications.

Invitation to the Winter Plenum: Koalition der Freien Szene Berlin

Dear Independent Arts Community, Our next plenum will take place on Wednesday, 15 November at 6pm via ZOOM. Please join us digitally and let all your friends in the community know – the more the merrier!

THF Halle* für Alle: Future Workshop #2

THF Zukunftsworkshop

The bbk berlin supports the Praxislabor Halle* for All and calls for participation. It is about our action space in the city. The good life for all! Join us for our Open Assembly on February 25, 2023! When: 25. Februar, Where: Startbahn – Herrfurthplatz 14, 12049 Berlin, Workshop Registration -> here

- THF Halle* für Alle: Future Workshop #1

THF Zukunftsworkshop

The bbk berlin supports the Praxislabor Halle* for All and calls for participation. It is about our action space in the city. Future visions wanted! When: February 18-19, Where: MOOS Space - Moosdorferstraße 7-9, 12435 Berlin, Registration for the workshops -> here.

27.01.2023 | The Network of Free Berlin Project Spaces and Initiatives: STATEMENT


ON THE ALLOCATION OF € 1 MILLION CONCEPT FUNDING „KONZEPTFÖRDERUNG“ FOR PROJECT SPACES AND INITIATIVES BY SenKE TO ONLY 12 PROJECT SPACES. The Network of Free Berlin Project Spaces and Initiatives welcomes the increase in funding for the severely underfunded project space scene [...] The selection was made in a non-transparent manner and, according to SenKE, on the basis of additional needs

26.01.2023 | Housing Benefit Reform 2023: More beneficiaries

With the Housing Benefit Reform as of 01.01.2023, the income limits and the housing allowance amount were increased significantly. For example, the upper income limit for housing benefit in 2023 in Berlin (rent level 4) is 1,466 euros per month for a 1-person household. From January 1, 2023, the costs for heating and hot water will also be included in the calculation.

On March 1: Allocation of appointments in the screen printing workshop - 2nd quarter 2023

Druckwerkstatt Siebdruck

On Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 9 a.m., appointments will begin for the next quarter in the screen printing workshop. Appointments will be made by phone only. We would like to avoid long waiting times and the formation of groups of people.

Online talk: Navigating an Unjust System


Class Issues – Art Production In and Out of Precarity | Monday, 09 January 2023, 19:00 | Online

22.12.2022 | Artist associations raise funds for Afghan artists in need – Thank you!

Artists at risk

BBK Federal Association, bbk berlin, the Association of German Artists, the GEDOK, the IGBK, IKG… We are very grateful to announce that a growing number of associations, in particular of artists, are calling on their members, friends and sponsors, and the public to get involved in a fundraising campaign to address the urgent situation of artists in Afghanistan.

13.12.2022 | Open Letter by the Artist Anahita Razmi: On the Rejection of the NEUSTARTPlus Grant of the Stiftung Kunstfonds

Open Letter

Ich lehne das NEUSTARTPlus-Stipendium über 18.000 Euro, das mir die Stiftung Kunstfonds zugesprochen hat, ab. Ich lehne es u. a. ab, da die Stiftung auf die wiederholten Hinweise zu Lobbyismus und unlauterer Vergabepraxis nicht angemessen reagiert. Auch gibt es keinerlei Veränderungen im Hinblick auf den eklatanten Mangel an Diversität in den fast ausschließlich weißen, 'biodeutschen', zu oft

05.12.2022 | ArtReview: POWER 100 - The annual ranking of the most influential people in art


Unions - Activist Movement - Collective action among artists and museum workers - 3 in 2022. bbk berlin "It is so important for our work that ArtReview puts the art unions on place 3 of the 'Most influential people in 2022 in the contemporary artworld'. We are perceived internationally and are part of a network that acts in solidarity. Stay by our side."

30.11.2022 | The bildungswerk of the bbk berlin presents the course program for the first quarter of 2023:

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From book binding to screen printing to editions in porcelain, the extensive course program offers useful knowledge in legal, economic, strategic and many other areas of professionalization, dealing with media, self-marketing and social media. Thus, the course offering in the first quarter of 2023 covers this need for knowledge in many ways and from several perspectives.

25.11.2022 | DruckZeit JETZT GERADE EBEN - BlueMonday on December 5

Blue Monday 2022

Dear friends of the print workshop, we cordially invite you to this year's BlueMonday on December 5 at 7 pm for the exhibition opening with current works from all workshops. Food and drink will be provided. Corona is unfortunately still an issue and therefore we ask you to do a self-test before joining us. By doing so, you will ensure the continued work of the workshop. Thank you for your trust.

14.11.2022 | OPEN LETTER: Million dollar festival – run by major corporations?


The bbk berlin informs: The Club Commission in Berlin has posted an Open Letter with a detailed statement on the funding of a planned multi-day creative festival in 2023 by the Senate Economic Administration: