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Übergänge/ Nachbarschaft

Series of events in 2019 on artistic cooperation in border regions

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Arts and Politics – a debate

An cooperation with the Goethe-Institut: New issue of "Freepost" on goethe.de

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„Kunstfreiheit vs. Machtkritik"

Panel discussion in June 2018 in Berlin

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Fragile Affinities - (Re)strengthening international artistic collaboration

Symposium 23 and 24 November 2017 in cooperation with Akademie der Künste, Berlin, on the occasion of IGBK's 60th anniversary.

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touring artists. Information portal for artists working internationally

A project by the IGBK and the International Theatre Institute (ITI) Germany, initiated and supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media

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inEXCHANGE. Foreign Cultural Policy and Intercultural Exchange

The symposium, organized by IGBK and the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), took place on December 2 and 3, 2015, at KW Institute for Contemporary Art and at the ifa Gallery in Berlin.

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Dreams of Art Spaces Collected. 2015

Contemporary art spaces are now emerging in different locations around the world. Their vitality is based on the interaction between different actors and influences.

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Green Art Lab Alliance Workshop

Workshop within the scope of the EU funded project GALA (Green Art Lab Alliance), 12/13 March 2014 in Berlin. The workshop provided an overview of approaches taken to embed environmental criteria into cultural funding.

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a.rtists in transit

Mobility is an integral part of the life and artistic practice of many artists. From October 27 to 29, 2011 a.RTISTS IN TRANSIT/How to Become an Artist in Residence took place at the Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz (Berlin Weißensee School of Art).

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Social security in Europe

Social security while mobile: »Social Security of Visual Artists in Europe«. Requirements of visual artists working across borders.

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The Artist Feeling. Künstlernetzwerke

Artistic projects and networks organised offside the mainstream have gained relevance in the last years. How significant are these places for art and artistic production within an art system moved by economic success?

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Challenges for Mobility

Experts' meeting on "Mobility in the visual arts sector in Europe". IGBK was partner and co-organiser of the European project "Urban Interventions: Artistic perspectives for the urban space".

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Art Swap Europe

Invited by IGBK and initiated by Werner Schaub, 76 artist-run initiatives from throughout Europe took part in the open forum Art Swap Europe at the Berliner Akademie der Künste on October 11 and 12, 2008. Apart from the presentation of the invited initiatives the event focused on artistic exchange and networking in Europe.

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Dreams of Art Spaces Collected 2007

Artistic-research-project by Dorothee Albrecht, Alf Löhr, Andreas Schmid and Moira Zoitl for the Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK)

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Re/Act.Internationales Festival studentischer Medienkunst

Die IGBK war, in Kooperation mit Atelier Kontrast (Heidelberg) und der Staatlichen Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Ausrichter des internationalen Festivals für studentische Medienkunst 'Re/Act 2005/2006' in Heidelberg und Mannheim. 

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The Artist's Voice. Das Fremde im Eigenen / Das Eigene im Fremden

Viele Künstler*innen pendeln als Nomaden zwischen den »Kunstarenen« der Kontinente hin und her, andere suchen Begegnungen und Verbindlichkeiten durch gezielten Austausch mit Kollegen aus anderen Kulturkreisen. 

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Imaginary Hotel

In the summer of 1994, the IGBK staged the international artist symposium »Imaginary Hotel« on the grounds of the former Buntgarnwerke (yarn factories) in Leipzig-Plagwitz.

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Erde-Zeichen-Erde

Nach einem europaweiten Aufruf der IGBK entstanden 1991/1992 künstlerische Erderkundungen aller Art. 

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Wasser

Quelle des Lebens, Urstoff der Schöpfung, chemische Formel und gefährdete Ressource: 1986 machte die IGBK das Element »Wasser« auch zum Thema in der Kunst. 

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Kunst und Öffentlichkeit

Im Herbst 1979 veranstaltete die IGBK den Kongress »Kunst und Öffentlichkeit« in Stuttgart und machte die Stadt zehn Tage lang zu einem lebendigen Zentrum des internationalen Künstleraustausches. 

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