Corona-Update #7: Hilfen zur Antragstellung Sofortprogramm II Land Berlin

Hinweise zur Antragsstellung bei der Investitionsbank Berlin

Corona-Update #4: Residence permit for a freelance employment

The office of foreign affairs has updated its FAQ on the Corona-Virus: According to this, artists with a residence permit can now apply for social benefits.

Corona-Update #3: Newsletter zum Sofortprogramm II des Landes Berlin

hier in Kürze unser Informationsstand zu den wichtigsten Corona-Überbrückungshilfen

Wettbewerbsrekord 2019 für Kunst am Bau und Kunst im öffentlichen Raum

PM | 17.01.2020 | 2019 hat das Büro mit großer Anstrengung und Freude seinen bisherigen Arbeitshöhepunkt erreicht und damit 47 Wettbewerbe für Kunst am Bau und Kunst im öffentlichen Raum begleitet. Das ist der absolute Rekord seit Existenz des Büros.

How to masterplan the creative city?

Dr. Martin Schwegmann in Bristol

Besides concrete guidelines (master plans, white papers,...) for politics and planning of politics and administrations, we need a) a resilient civil society and b) trend-setting pilot projects in order to create sustainable structures beyond the political business cycle - this is the quintessence of my lecture in Bristol in October this year.

ART CITY LAB 2 / new spaces for art


The studio commissioner and raumlaborberlin in cooperation with: Artprojekt & Gewobag under the patronage of: Katrin Lompscher, Senator for Urban Development and Housing: How can Berlin's artists be kept in the city? Central findings and demands of the publication:

White Paper on studio funding

Weissbuch - Atelierförderung

The White Paper on Studio Funding is the result of a six-month process initiated by the studio commissioner for Berlin at the Kulturwerk des bbk berlin to address the issue of the future of studio funding in greater depth together with the relevant players in the production, maintenance and use of work spaces, especially for the visual arts.


Artistic production and the spaces available for this within the urban fabric have always played a valuable role in urbanization processes. Art City Lab takes Berlin as an example of such developments.