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Migration and Culture

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What is the connection between escape, migration and culture? How is the ifa engaged with this topic? Find a daily updated press review, a selected bibliography and current reports, projects and events on our special page.

"You can capture politicians only in action"

[Translate to english:] Barbara Klemm; Foto: StagiaireMGIMO, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The photojournalists Barbara Klemm and Erich Salomon captured important moments of German history. From 28 January to 2 April, the ifa Gallery Stuttgart presents the exhibition "Leap in time. Erich Salomon. Barbara Klemm".

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Kick-off for the Bobs 2016

Deutsche Welle's contest on online activism is looking for that promote freedom of expression and civil society.

Deutsche Welle | 09.02.2016

Research and exhibition platform for South Asian art opens

For the next three days, artists, curators, museums, scholars and visitors will come to the Dhaka Art Summit to discover works in a non-commercial environment.

Samdani Art Foundation | 05.02.2016

Canada earmarks funding for international art activities

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced a new funding model, part of which expressly supports the presence of Canadian artists abroad.

Canada Council for the Arts | 04.02.2016


16.10.2018, 08:46 h | New York
Art Fair
11.02.2016 | Muzeul de Arta, Brasov (Kronstadt)
Exhibition opening
11.02.2016, 19:00 – 20:30 h | ifa-Galerie Berlin
Talk and discussion with Dr. Eduard Kögel, architecture historian and writer
14.02.2016 | Goethe-Institut, Ramallah
Exhibition opening
18.02.2016, 19:00 – 20:30 h | ifa-Galerie Berlin
Talk and discussion in the context of the exhibition "Chen Kuen Lee (1915–2003)"

Cultures merge

The ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is committed to a peaceful and enriching coexistence of people and cultures worldwide.

Refugee camp, Beqaa Valley, Lebanon; Photo: Leila Mousa, 2015

ifa projects and publications dealing with the issues of migration and culture

ifa Library, reading room

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.147

Tue – Fri 13–18

Leap in Time. Barbara Klemm: Berthold Beitz, Max Schmeling, Ball des Sports, Mainz, 1985; © Barbara Klemm, 28.01. – 02.04.2016 ifa Gallery Stuttgart

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.173

Tue – Sun 12–18

Chen Kuen Lee (1915–2003). Housescapes. Organic Architecture in Stuttgart, Berlin and Taiwan, 22.01. – 24.03.2016 ifa Gallery Berlin; Photo: A. Körner, © bildbübsche Fotografie

Linienstraße 139/140
10115 Berlin
Phone +49.30.284491.40

Tue – Sun 14–18

German school

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Fon +49. 711.2225-139


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