24.06.2022 | Corona Update #25: IBB's audit sampling (Stichprobenprüfung) of Corona Soforthilfe II / Landeszuschuss

Uns erreichen unzählige Nachfragen zu der Stichprobenerhebung, die die IBB derzeit zur Verwendung der Corona Soforthilfe II (Zuschuss des Landes Berlin) i.H.v. 5.000 Euro durchführt. Bei dieser Stichprobenerhebung wird über ein Formular die Verwendung der Mittel für den Zeitraum April – Juni 2020, also für 3 Monate abgefragt. Wird über die Eingabe in die vorgegebenen Ausgabenfelder nicht die Summe

21.06.2022 | The bildungswerk introduces: Stephanie Hanna

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.

30.05.2022 | Press echo to the press release of the bbk berlin: "Berliner Kunsthalle"-a label fraud

Streit um die Kunsthalle - blau

The bbk berlin summarizes the reactions in the media since its press release of January 28. What interests does the association "Stiftung für Kunst und Kultur e.V.", which runs the "Berliner Kunsthalle", represent? And what role does the state of Berlin play in this appropriation of the name and representation? The debate continues and concepts are being developed:

27.05.2022 | "Hall for All" (Halle für Alle) - New Alliance Paves the Way for Sustainable Development

Halle für alle

The bbk berlin informs: On Monday, 30.5. at 5 p.m., the Transformationsbündnis THF (Transformation Alliance THF) invites the Berlin community to join us on site for the festivities! We are going to celebrate the finissage of the current exhibition of the "Kunsthalle Berlin", the closing of the so-called Kunsthalle and the rededication of the space it occupied as a benchmark for cultural, community

Spring Plenum MONDAY May 16 6pm

Koalition der Freien Szene Logo

Liebe Freie Szene, unser Frühlingsplenum findet am 16. Mai 2022 im digitalen Raum als Zoom-Videokonferenz statt. Der Zeitraum ist von 18 – 20 Uhr.

12.05.2022 | New regulation: Parking at the sculpture workshop

BHW Zugang Osloerstraße

Parking at the sculpture workshop is only permitted with a special permit. The special permit is available in the office or from the workshop managers. Parking is only allowed directly at the building.

19.04.2022 | Solidarity and support for refugee artists and cultural workers from the war zones of Ukraine

Demonstration am 27.2.2022 Berlin - Die Vielen

The bbk berlin and its kulturwerk offer active help to refugee artists and cultural workers from the war zones of Ukraine. We provide our networks and infrastructure, especially the workshops. Our offices and staff will provide orientation and support networking with the local scene as far as possible. This includes that the bbk berlin channels and coordinates individual requests for help and

31.03.2022 | Help for fled artists from Ukraine

Demonstration am 27.2.2022 Berlin - Die Vielen

The bbk berlin announces a notice of the studio office for the active support of Ukrainian artists: "Dear artists, the war in Ukraine has dramatically changed the lives of many people overnight. The number of people who have left their homes and are on the run continues to rise every day. Among the refugees arriving in Berlin are also many artists. (...)

17.03.2022 | Information and links: Ukrainian Dispatch - Solidarity as Cultural Praxis during Wartime

Ukraine Depeche 14.03.2022

Solidarity and support for Ukrainian cultural workers: Let’s not forget people who decided to stay in Ukraine, protect the heritage and continue working under precarious conditions. Art, culture and war. An overview of hot questions and quick answers, by Maria Isserlis

Handout and video recording: Summary of the VG Bild-Kunst event of January 31, 2022

Kalep Tapp arrow

Mehr ist mehr ! Es geht um Geld. Was ist neu bei der VG-Bild Kunst? Wie funktioniert die Vergütung? Wie melde ich eigentlich richtig? Warum ist die Stimmrechtsübertragung bei der Berufsgruppenversammlung für uns wichtig? Konzept und Durchführung: Martin Zellerhoff und Susanne Kutter, Moderation: Wibke Behrens

15.03.2022 | rbb-inforadio: War in Ukraine: What can art do?

Ukraine Depeche 14.03.2022

What can culture do concretely for artists from Ukraine? In order to clarify this question, the Professional Association of Visual Artists in Berlin - bbk berlin, together with other cultural initiatives, invited to a solidarity evening, where artists from Ukraine were present. By Barbara Wiegand

11.03.2022 | Invitation of the bbk berlin, CCA Berlin, Neue Nachbarschaft/Moabit to the panel discussion: Ukrainian Dispatch - Solidarity as Cultural Praxis during Wartime 14. März 6 pm

Ukraine Depesche

The bbk berlin, CCA Berlin and Neue Nachbarschaft/ Moabit warmly invite you to the panel discussion. On Monday, 14.3.2022, 6 pm at CCA Berlin – Center for Contemporary Arts, Kurfürstenstraße 145, 10785 Berlin: Let’s listen to the ones who are directly affected. In regard to what the cultural scene and the art world can do beyond symbolic gestures – what can be done to save lives and provide


No winners or losers emerge from a war. Each side loses lives, honor and prestige, and the whole world pays for the pain and misery that results. Our historical records are filled with shameful accounts of wars and the consequent judgment and condemnation of the perpetrators of these crimes against humanity and nature. As the French politician Jean Jaures said in 1903, “Courage lies in not

24.02.2022 | Open Letter: Cultural Workers Against the Ongoing War in Ukraine

nie wieder krieg

We, cultural workers in Berlin and other places, raise our voices to state that we stand strong and firm with Ukraine. We protest against the ongoing and escalating Putin-led Russian aggression against the people living in Ukraine.

Media workshop: 2G+ for teams

Medienwerkstatt Corona Wiedereröffnung

For teams more than two persons we follow the 2G + covid rules (only vaccinated, recovered plus a negativ test) in all of the rooms of the media workshop. The same rule applies for inductions and coaching, whenever a distance of 1,5 m could not be complied.

08.11.2021 | NEW SUBSIDY DIRECTIVE for the studio rental program

We are pleased to inform you that the new subsidy directive for the studio rental programme came into force on 1 November 2021. The guideline was agreed between the Studio Office in the Kulturwerk of the bbk berlin and the Senate Department for Culture and Europe and replaces the previous guideline from 1993.

30.09.2021 | Survey on the material production infrastructure in Berlin

The Bündnis Freie Szene Berlin e.V. has commissioned the Centre for Cultural Research to conduct a study. We want to find out how independent cultural workers in Berlin procure and use material, equipment, tools and technology for their work. Your participation in the survey provides important knowledge about the production conditions in independent art and culture in Berlin.


Parliaments of the Many

DIE VIELEN - PROTEST & DEMONSTRATION SUN, 9/19/2021, 3 PM, PLATZ DER REPUBLIK | Quote: "More than 10 million people in Germany are not allowed to vote because they do not hold German passports. This means that they are excluded from the democratic decision-making process even though they have, on average, lived in Germany for over 15 years, work in Germany and contribute to society. This not only

16.07.2021 | Tax treatment of the Special Scholarship Program 2020

Tax treatment of the Special Scholarship Program of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe in 2020. | As we have been informed by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, the Special Scholarship in 2020 will be classified as taxable income as determined by the Senate Department for Finance. A corresponding instruction was and is available to all tax offices.

- The bbk berlin informs: Defund the Humboldt Forum! Opening of the decolonial action space Spreeufer

Fotos: Plakate der CCWAH-Aktion und Schiff von Daniela Zambrano und Pablo Santacana im Spreeufer

Plakate der CCWAH-Aktion und Schiff von Daniela Zambrano und Pablo Santacana im Spreeufer / Posters from the CCWAH campaign and ship by Daniela Zambrano and Pablo Santacana in Spreeufer

The bbk berlin informs about the press release of the CCWAH: "There must be no ‘business as usual’ for the Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace! To this end, we have opened an action space in its immediate vicinity in the Nikolaiviertel under the name of Spreeufer, directly at Spreeufer 6. From here we hurl a decisive and powerful “No way!” in the direction of cultural-imperial megalomania