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Fragile Affinities - (Re)strengthening international artistic collaboration

Thank you all wonderful panelists and participants to our symposium. These were some truly inspiring days with many impulses for further collaboration in all sorts of different constellations - now let's take this further!

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Social Security and Mobility of Visual Artists in Europe

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. 

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touring artists. Information portal for artists working internationally

A project by the IGBK and the International Theatre Institute (ITI) Germany, initiated and supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media

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The Missing_LINK 2016

Internationaler Kongress zu Übergangsformen von Kunst und Pädagogik in der kulturellen Bildung, 15.-17. Juli 2016 an der Pädagogischen Hochschule Karlsruhe

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inEXCHANGE. Foreign Cultural Policy and Intercultural Exchange

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.

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Dreams of Art Spaces Collected Videos

Videos of the artistic-research-project by Dorothee Albrecht, Alf Löhr, Andreas Schmid and Moira Zoitl for the Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK).

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Dreams of Art Spaces Collected.2015

Contemporary art spaces are now emerging in different locations around the world. Their vitality is based on the interaction between different actors and influences:

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The State of Fine Art. New Perspectives on Artistic Copyright.

The international symposium on "The State of Fine Art – New Perspectives on Artistic Copyright" took place on November 4, 2014 in Brussels under the patronage of Helga Trüpel (MEP).

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Green Art Lab Alliance Workshop

Workshop within the scope of the EU funded project GALA (Green Art Lab Alliance), 12/13 March 2014 in Berlin. The workshop provided an overview of approaches taken to embed environmental criteria into cultural funding.

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Are Artists Rich? The Value of artistic work

Workshop and Parliamentary Evening at the Portikus of the Badische Stahlwerke Kehl, 21 November 2012. Are Artists Rich’ focused on the value of artistic work in Europe. 

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a.rtists in transit

Mobility is an integral part of the life and artistic practice of many artists. From October 27 to 29, 2011 a.RTISTS IN TRANSIT/How to Become an Artist in Residence took place at the Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz (Berlin Weißensee School of Art).

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Social security in Europe

Social security while mobile: »Social Security of Visual Artists in Europe«. Requirements of visual artists working across borders.

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The Artist Feeling – Existenzanalysen

(Market) trends, rankings and performance reports meanwhile play an important role as regards the review of contemporary art. How have life and work models of visual artists changed within the last years? How high rates an autonomous artistic development in the age of »artist rankings«?

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The Artist Feeling. Künstlernetzwerke

Artistic projects and networks organised offside the mainstream have gained relevance in the last years. How significant are these places for art and artistic production within an art system moved by economic success?

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Challenges for Mobility

Experts' meeting on »Mobility in the visual arts sector in Europe«. IGBK was partner and co-organiser of the European project »Urban Interventions: Artistic perspectives for the urban space«.

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Art Swap Europe

Invited by IGBK and initiated by Werner Schaub, 76 artist-run initiatives from throughout Europe took part in the open forum Art Swap Europe at the Berliner Akademie der Künste on October 11 and 12, 2008. Apart from the presentation of the invited initiatives the event focused on artistic exchange and networking in Europe.

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Dreams of Art Spaces Collected 2007

Artistic-research-project by Dorothee Albrecht, Alf Löhr, Andreas Schmid and Moira Zoitl for the Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK)

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Reality Check. Who is afraid of master of arts?

Symposium of IGBK dedicated to the engagement with the education of artists at European art academies, in cooperation with the Akademie für Bildende Künste of Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz on July 13th to 15th, 2006.

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Re/Act.Internationales Festival studentischer Medienkunst

Die IGBK war, in Kooperation mit Atelier Kontrast (Heidelberg) und der Staatlichen Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Ausrichter des internationalen Festivals für studentische Medienkunst 'Re/Act 2005/2006' in Heidelberg und Mannheim. 

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Orte künstlerischer Arbeit. Kunst in neuen Kontexten

Unter dem Titel »Orte künstlerischer Arbeit – Kunst in neuen Kontexten« veranstaltete die IGBK vom 12. -14. November 2004 in Regensburg ein internationales Symposium in Kooperation mit dem Kunst- und Gewerbeverein Regensburg. 

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Mapping Blind Spaces. New Ways between Art and Education

Internationales Symposium zur universitären, schulischen und außerschulischen künstlerischen Bildung als Ressource individueller und gesellschaftlicher Entwicklung.

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The Artist's Voice. Das Fremde im Eigenen / Das Eigene im Fremden

Viele Künstler*innen pendeln als Nomaden zwischen den »Kunstarenen« der Kontinente hin und her, andere suchen Begegnungen und Verbindlichkeiten durch gezielten Austausch mit Kollegen aus anderen Kulturkreisen. 

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Artainment

Die Tagung »Artainment«, 1998 im Sprengel Museum Hannover, beschäftigte sich mit dem Spannungsfeld zwischen Kunst, Eventindustrie und Unterhaltung. 

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Kunst lehren?

Künstlerische Kompetenz und kunstpädagogische Prozesse - Neue subjektorientierte Ansätze in der Kunst und Kunstpädagogik in Deutschland und Europa. 

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Imaginary Hotel

In the summer of 1994, the IGBK staged the international artist symposium »Imaginary Hotel« on the grounds of the former Buntgarnwerke (yarn factories) in Leipzig-Plagwitz.

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Erde-Zeichen-Erde

Nach einem europaweiten Aufruf der IGBK entstanden 1991/1992 künstlerische Erderkundungen aller Art. 

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Wasser

Quelle des Lebens, Urstoff der Schöpfung, chemische Formel und gefährdete Ressource: 1986 machte die IGBK das Element »Wasser« auch zum Thema in der Kunst. 

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Kunst und Öffentlichkeit

Im Herbst 1979 veranstaltete die IGBK den Kongress »Kunst und Öffentlichkeit« in Stuttgart und machte die Stadt zehn Tage lang zu einem lebendigen Zentrum des internationalen Künstleraustausches. 

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