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.
10.08.2022 | 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.
31.03.2022 | Help for fled artists from Ukraine
The bbk berlin announces a notice of the studio office for the active support of Ukrainian artists: "Dear artists, the war in Ukraine has dramatically changed the lives of many people overnight. The number of people who have left their homes and are on the run continues to rise every day. Among the refugees arriving in Berlin are also many artists. (...)
24.02.2022 | Open Letter: Cultural Workers Against the Ongoing War in Ukraine
We, cultural workers in Berlin and other places, raise our voices to state that we stand strong and firm with Ukraine. We protest against the ongoing and escalating Putin-led Russian aggression against the people living in Ukraine.
Media workshop: 2G+ for teams
For teams with more than two persons we follow the 2G + covid rules (only vaccinated, recovered plus a negativ test) in all of the rooms of the media workshop. The same rule applies for inductions and coaching, whenever a distance of 1,5 m could not be complied.
08.11.2021 | NEW SUBSIDY DIRECTIVE for the studio rental program
We are pleased to inform you that the new subsidy directive for the studio rental programme came into force on 1 November 2021. The guideline was agreed between the Studio Office in the Kulturwerk of the bbk berlin and the Senate Department for Culture and Europe and replaces the previous guideline from 1993.