Next meeting on 27 September 2022, 5-7pm, this time again at the ITI Germany premises in Berlin - register via E-mail

International Artists Info Berlin Monthly Meet Up for Transnational Artists

The next touring artists / IAIB MONTHLY MEET-UP is coming up on 27 September 2022!

What is the KSK? How do I get into it? And what do I have to keep in mind once I'm in? The KSK is a kind of insurance agency that enables freelance artists and publicists to have insurance coverage similar to that of employees. That means that you, as an artist, pay half of the insurance contributions, the KSK pays the other half. However, the application to the KSK can be associated with minor hurdles and even once you are in, there are some things that need to be considered.

Our guest is Kathleen Parker. She is the managing director of Red Tape Translation UG, working as a legal translator, interpreter and relocation coach. She is a member of the German Federal Association of Translators and Interpreters and a long-time member of the artists' health insurance scheme herself thanks to her creative pursuits, which include opera singing, music teaching and copy editing. Kathleen has helped hundreds of people through the confusing mess that is the Künstlersozialkasse application process.

Register for participation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The MONTHLY MEET-UP is a network meeting for transnational artists that are new in Berlin, organized by touring artists/IAIB - funded by the Berlin Senat for Culture and Europe.

Our MONTHLY MEET-UP gives you the chance

  • to get advice on administrative questions relevant for your artistic work in Berlin (such as tax number, KSK (social security fund for artists) or visa issues)
  • meet members of Berlin’s art institutions and get to know their work
  • meet fellow artists and support each other
  • visit shows, performances and exhibitions together

You are welcome to join us every month in Berlin.

Bring your questions and ideas!

Find information on all previous Monthly Meet-Ups on the touring artists Facebook profile.

touring artists is a joint project of IGBK, the International Theatre Institute (ITI) Germany and Dachverband Tanz Deutschland (DTD), supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

touring artists/ International Artists Info Berlin (IAIB) is a cooperation of IGBK, ITI and DTD with SMartDe – Netzwerk für Kreative e.V., supported by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe Berlin program "Weltoffenes Berlin".