31.03.2023 | "Finally a bit of animation!" Japan meets Berlin | in the Medienlabor

endlich ein bisschen animation

The Media Workshop celebrates the farewell of Lioba von den Driesch, the contact to the Japanese artist Yasuto Yura, organizer of the independent film festival "VIDEO PARTY", and the new media lab with a screening and an exhibition. On display will be a wealth of animations of various kinds from Japan and Berlin.

On September 1: Allocation of appointments in the screen printing workshop - 4th quarter 2023

Druckwerkstatt Siebdruck

On Friday, 01.09.2023 you will have the possibility to make new appointments for the next quarter (October/November/December 2023). Appointments can be made from 9 am - 5 pm by telephone only.

25.11.2022 | DruckZeit JETZT GERADE EBEN - BlueMonday on December 5

Blue Monday 2022

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.

05.07.2022 | rbb: Uferhallen in Moabit are about to undergo a big change | Martin Schwegmann in conversation

Martin Schwegmann im Gespräch - rbb abendschau

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.

12.05.2022 | New regulation: Parking at the sculpture workshop

BHW Zugang Osloerstraße

Parking at the sculpture workshop is only permitted with a special permit. The special permit is available in the office or from the workshop managers. Parking is only allowed directly at the building.

Media workshop: 2G+ for teams

Medienwerkstatt Corona Wiedereröffnung

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.

Opening hours of the Media workshop since August 2021

Medienwerkstatt Corona Wiedereröffnung

From August 2, 2021, the Media workshop will reopen with normal operating hours. Access, as in all other indoor areas, is only possible for vaccinated, recovered and tested persons with appropriate proof. The number of workstations must also remain reduced due to the continued existence of clearance rules. Appointments should therefore be requested without fail. Contact studio managers! We ask for

Erster digitaler Kunst am Bau Wettbewerb erfolgreich durchgeführt!

PM | 07.04.2020 | Aufgrund der Ausgangsbeschränkungen des Landes Berlin zur Eindämmung der Covid-19-Pandemie und der Unmöglichkeit Sitzungen abzuhalten, entwickelte das Büro für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum einen ersten Leitfaden zur digitalen Durchführung von Wettbewerben für Kunst am Bau und Kunst im öffentlichen Raum.

Wettbewerbsrekord 2019 für Kunst am Bau und Kunst im öffentlichen Raum

PM | 17.01.2020 | 2019 hat das Büro mit großer Anstrengung und Freude seinen bisherigen Arbeitshöhepunkt erreicht und damit 47 Wettbewerbe für Kunst am Bau und Kunst im öffentlichen Raum begleitet. Das ist der absolute Rekord seit Existenz des Büros.

How to masterplan the creative city?

Dr. Martin Schwegmann in Bristol

Besides concrete guidelines (master plans, white papers,...) for politics and planning of politics and administrations, we need a) a resilient civil society and b) trend-setting pilot projects in order to create sustainable structures beyond the political business cycle - this is the quintessence of my lecture in Bristol in October this year.

ART CITY LAB 2 / new spaces for art


The studio commissioner and raumlaborberlin in cooperation with: Artprojekt & Gewobag under the patronage of: Katrin Lompscher, Senator for Urban Development and Housing: How can Berlin's artists be kept in the city? Central findings and demands of the publication:

White Paper on studio funding

Weissbuch - Atelierförderung

The White Paper on Studio Funding is the result of a six-month process initiated by the studio commissioner for Berlin at the Kulturwerk des bbk berlin to address the issue of the future of studio funding in greater depth together with the relevant players in the production, maintenance and use of work spaces, especially for the visual arts.


Artistic production and the spaces available for this within the urban fabric have always played a valuable role in urbanization processes. Art City Lab takes Berlin as an example of such developments.