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

Representing the interests of visual artists in Berlin

2,750 visual artists from all artistic genres and fields are currently members of the association. The bbk berlin is independent and funded only by its membership fees.


    10.08.2022 | 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

    05.07.2022 | rbb: Uferhallen in Moabit are about to undergo a big change | Martin Schwegmann in conversation

    Martin Schwegmann im Gespräch - rbb abendschau

    The Uferhallen in Moabit, a place for alternative art and culture, is facing a major upheaval. The entire area is to be rebuilt and surrounded by flats. The artists now fear for their prospects - because in other districts of the city, art locations have already irretrievably disappeared. In conversation: Martin Schwegmann, Studio Commissioner for Berlin. A contribution by Christian Titze.

    01.07.2022 | Research and work scholarships are significantly increased in number

    The bbk berlin has succeeded in achieving a significant increase in the number of research grants. From 2023, 1,096,000 euros will be available in the state budget for this purpose and 137 research scholarships will be awarded instead of the current 60. The number of working scholarships will also increase and a sliding scale will be introduced.

    30.06.2022 | Petition: In support of documenta fifteen

    The spokesperson of the bbk berlin, Zoë Claire Miller, is one of the first signatories of the petition "In support of documenta fifteen" by Iris Dressler on "In our opinion, the mistake of showing "People's Justice" should not lead to a blanket condemnation of the entire documenta fifteen with its hundreds of artists and activists and their impressive, important and enriching

    14.06.2022 | Extraordinary general meeting with election of the board on 6 July

    bbk berlin logo mv 2022

    The Board of the bbk berlin invites to the extraordinary general meeting on 6 July 2022 at 6 pm in the Sculpture workshop. With best regards, the Board

    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

    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: