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The office offers advice to visual artists from Germany and abroad, who want to start their career in Berlin. It offers support with the most important questions about working as a professional artist and helps artists to orientate themselves in the art city of Berlin.

  • Orientation consultation
    The office informs about work and production conditions for visual artists in Berlin and about work-related institutions and funding agencies.

  • Social consultation
    The office informs about general legal-, tax- and insurance-issues (e.g.  residence permit, register at the tax office or the social insurance for artists) and about the services of the Jobcenter and the Federal Employment Office.

  • Project consultation
    The office offers advice to artists who want to implement an artistic project und offers support for funding opportunities, cooperation partners or a suitable space.

The services are directed at all visual artists who are new in Berlin and want to live and work here and/or who are considering self-employment  as an artist.
Consultations are free of charge and possible in German and English.  

Appointments for a personal consultation are possible only by prior arrangement.
Please contact the office for an appointment by mail with the topics of consultation and attach an artist CV or a link to your website.

Nina Korolewski
Phone: 030 - 230 899 - 15


Current note:
English Workshop "A Guide to Berlins Art Scene for Newcomers" -



Guides to Berlin’s Independent Arts Community

Guides to Berlin’s Independent Arts Community is a cooperation between the Performing Arts Program of LAFT Berlin with the advisement structures Schreiben & leben of Lettrétage (literature advisement program), Music Pool Berlin and and Künstler*innenberatung (artist advisement program) im Kulturwerk des bbk berlin GmbH.

Further information on the website of the project.


Office for artist consulting
Büro für Künstlerberatung

Kulturwerk des bbk berlin GmbH
Köthener Straße 44
10963 Berlin

Nina Korolewski • tel: 030.230899-15
fax: 030.230899-19


Office hours by appointment  

  Supported by the Berlin Senate Department of Culture