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Mostafa Maftah: Fire in the Ocean, Object, 1975; © Mostafa Maftah, Photo: A. Körner (detail)

Exhibitions, calls and publications – the art@ifa newsletter features information from ifa's Visual Arts Department. The current edition offers news on the 'With Different Eyes' exhibition about Ethiopian photographer Johannes Haile in Berlin, the next stops of our exhibitions abroad and interesting projects within the Year of Germany in Mexico. Register for all ifa newsletters.

Post-contemporary Art – Workshop for young curators

'Post-contemporary Art' – Young curators workshop during the 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemprary Art, photo: Tony Webster

The 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is open until 18 September. In its wake a workshop on Post-contemporary Art will bring together young curators from all over the world in order to exchange ideas and develop new projects. On 10 September, Victoria Ivanova, Suhail Malik, and Tirdad Zolghadr will swap ideas on Post-contemporary Art during a panel discussion at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin. Moderated by Armen Avanessian.

News on Cultural Exchange

The Best in Heritage

Professionals representing more than 20 award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects from all over the world present their success stories in Dubrovnik.

European Heritage Association | 22.09.2016

Strong showing of Polish culture in Asia

Traditionally autumn is the time of year for Polish cultural events across Asia – this year the focus is on theatre and music. | 20.09.2016

Athens named UNESCO World Book Capital for 2018

Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO, has named Athens World Book Capital for 2018 on the recommendation of the programme's Advisory Committee.

UNESCO | 19.09.2016


22.09.2016 to 27.09.2016 | Kiev
Workshop for civic experts from the field of peace and conflict work
27.09.2016, 09:00 to 11:45 h | CREDIF, Tunis
The German government's lecture programme: Sabine Hartwig
27.09.2016, 19:00 to 21:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Lecture performance
10.10.2016, 00:00 h to 15.10.2016, 00:00 h | Lima, Arequipa
The German government's lecture programme: Matthias Krupa
11.10.2016 | Museo Nacional de Arte (Munal), Mexiko City
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Contemporary &: Francisco Vidal: 2. U.topia Luanda series, 2015, Angola's pavilion

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