kulturwerk of the bbk berlin
The kulturwerk of the bbk berlin is a non-profit subsidiary of the berufsverband bildender künstler*innen berlin (the professional association of visual artists in berlin) whose primary goal is to establish favourable conditions for artistic production.
The services provided by the kulturwerk are available to all professional visual artists in Berlin and enable them to work with unrestricted artistic freedom, independently of the pressures of conformity and commercialisation.
09.05.2023 | Uferhallen e.V. - Open Letter: WE ARE BERLIN ART AND CULTURE SCENE
The bbk berlin supports the artists in the Uferhallen. Please sign the open letter: "We, the Uferhallen e.V., represent the interests of the artists and tenants on site. We turn to you with the urgent request to support our demands and to ensure the greatest possible publicity. At stake is a production site that has grown for 15 years and a unique space for cultural exchange on the landmarked
22.12.2022 | Artist associations raise funds for Afghan artists in need – Thank you!
BBK Federal Association, bbk berlin, the Association of German Artists, the GEDOK, the IGBK, IKG… We are very grateful to announce that a growing number of associations, in particular of artists, are calling on their members, friends and sponsors, and the public to get involved in a fundraising campaign to address the urgent situation of artists in Afghanistan.
05.12.2022 | ArtReview: POWER 100 - The annual ranking of the most influential people in art
Unions - Activist Movement - Collective action among artists and museum workers - 3 in 2022. bbk berlin "It is so important for our work that ArtReview puts the art unions on place 3 of the 'Most influential people in 2022 in the contemporary artworld'. We are perceived internationally and are part of a network that acts in solidarity. Stay by our side."
25.11.2022 | DruckZeit JETZT GERADE EBEN - BlueMonday on December 5
Dear friends of the print workshop, we cordially invite you to this year's BlueMonday on December 5 at 7 pm for the exhibition opening with current works from all workshops. Food and drink will be provided. Corona is unfortunately still an issue and therefore we ask you to do a self-test before joining us. By doing so, you will ensure the continued work of the workshop. Thank you for your trust.
26.10.2022 | Solidarity and support for refugee artists and cultural workers from the war zones of Ukraine
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
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.
Save the date: Mitgliederversammlung in der Bildhauerwerkstatt
The Board of the bbk berlin invites to the general meeting on 7 June 2023 at 6 pm in the Sculpture workshop. With best regards, the Board
– Protest Exhibition: SPECULATIVE PROPERTIES
The bbk berlin informs: The weekend of June 16th–18th in Kreuzberg's Adalbertstraße 9 is dedicated to an artistic action that focuses on the on-going loss of artists’ studios in Berlin and the eviction of the Adalbertstraße 9 artist community. The protest-exhibition came about as a reaction to the takeover of the Adalbertsraße 9 building complex at Kotti by the real-estate company Coros Management