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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

Polish films at Reykjavik International Film Festival (RIFF)

Young Polish documentary directors, animators and creators of feature films will be guests at RIFF from 29 September to 9 October. | 29.09.2016

Study on Dutch culture in China

A researcher commissioned by DutchCulture emphasizes the importance of investment and patience in Dutch–Chinese cultural collaboration.

DutchCulture | 26.09.2016

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


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
Exhibition opening
11.10.2016 | CECH Art Space, Minsk
Exhibition opening
13.10.2016, 19:00 to 21:00 h | Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart, WeltRaum
Author Ute Schaeffer discussing with ifa Secretary General Ronald Grätz
19.10.2016 to 23.10.2016 | Frankfurt Book Fair, hall 3.1 L18
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