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Collage: class photo with different illustrated heads over the children's faces
23. September

Untie to Tie. Colonial Fragments in School Contexts

Book presentationPolygon / Hybrid eventBerlin
Two people are standing in front of a table with paper on it and one is writing with a pen.

Martin Roth Initiative

The Martin Roth Initiative (MRI) protects artists and cultural actors at risk. The MRI enables temporary relocation to Germany or safe places in the home region and is now accepting project applications with an earliest start date of March 2022.

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Exhibition view 'A Natural Order of Things', 2021
25. September

Finissage 'A Natural Order of Things'

Performanceifa Gallery StuttgartStuttgart
Potato with engraving.
15. September2021-02. January2022


Exhibitionifa Gallery BerlinBerlin

Artwork of the Month September

The artwork of the month September is by Isa Genzken, who was born in 1948. The title of the artwork is 'Hof' (Courtyard), which is a concrete structure on a thin frame made of steel tubing. See it now on the new website!

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Funding of Civil Conflict Resolutions

With its zivik funding programme, ifa supports NGOs with the planning and implementation of projects in crisis and conflict regions worldwide. 
Deadline is 1 October for projects beginning in January or February of the following year.

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Three pink tables in a pink room. On it are boxes with small plant sculptures and watering cans.
10. September2021-30. January2022

Thomas Demand. Mirror Without Memory

ExhibitionGarage Museum of Contemporary ArtMoscow

Farewell Secretary General Ronald Grätz

After 13 years, Ronald Grätz is leaving ifa to devote himself to new tasks in Barcelona and take over the management of the Goethe-Institut there. He already knows Barcelona, because Ronald Grätz had worked there from 1994 to 1998.

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The Builder of the Future

Ibrahim Issa runs an extraordinary school where he prepares Palestinian students for the peace of the future. Actually, other things were planned for him, but it turned out that it is exactly him who is needed there.

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Sibylle Bergemann, from the series „Das Denkmal“, © Sibylle Bergemann
10. September2021-30. September2021

Sibylle Bergemann. Photographs

Exhibition worldwideCentar savremene umjetnosti Crnegore / Centre for Modern ArtPodgorica (Montenegro)

English Edition: Is America back? With J.P. Singh

ifa talked to J.P. Singh, an expert on international political economy, took a deeper look into Biden's statement 'America is back' and discussed in which direction the transatlantic relations are heading.

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About ifa

ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is Germany's oldest intermediary organisation for international cultural relations. It promotes a peaceful and enriching coexistence between people and cultures worldwide. ifa supports artistic and cultural exchange in exhibition, dialogue and conference programmes, and it acts as a centre of excellence for international cultural relations. It is part of a global network and relies on sustainable, long-term partnerships.

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