The IGBK celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2017. It was founded in 1957 as the German National Committee of the International Association of Art (IAA), working in partnership with UNESCO, with the aim of bringing German artists back into the international discourse.
On June 23rd 2017 we came together in a small circle for our 60th anniversary.
Symposium November 23 and 24, 2017 in cooperation with Akademie der Künste Berlin.
On November 4, 2016 the IGBK and IAA Europe cooperated on an international workshop on social security and artists' mobility in Europe, that took place in the Haus der Kulturverbände in Berlin. The event followed up on a workshop that was initially organised by the IGBK in 2010 in cooperation with the representation of the European Commission in Germany.
On The Move's General Assembly and related meetings were held in Cardiff, Wales on April 4 and 5, 2017; in cooperation with Wales Arts International.
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.