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Applications open for CCP Synergy 2023

The CrossCulture Programme Synergy supports civil society organisations from Germany and 45 CCP partner countries to collaborate and network in cross-cultural tandems. Until 15 March, tandems consisting of two organisations can apply for the funding in 2023.

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Artists' Contacts: funding for projects in 2023

Artists and cultural practioners from Germany and countries of the Global South can apply for financial support for projects in the field of contemporary visual arts, architecture, photography, media art or contemporary design. Application deadline: 31. January for projects starting in June 2023.

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16. Jan2023-29. Jan2023

Field Notes of the Planetary

Exhibitionifa Gallery StuttgartStuttgart

"I felt despair, but also great courage"

The former judge at the German Federal Constitutional Court, Udo Di Fabio, participated in the lecture programme and travelled to Turkey to speak with journalists about the situation regarding freedom of expression there. In this interview, he shares his personal impressions.

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Call for Applications: Artists at Risk

The Martin Roth-Initiative's (MRI) funding enables cultural and civil society institutions (host organizations) to temporarily host artists and cultural actors at risk, pay them a stipend, and enable them to continue their work in a safe context. MRI is now accepting project applications for the temporary relocation of artists and cultural actors at risk in programme line 1 (temporary relocation in Germany). Earliest starting date: July 2023.

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Living on Less. The end of excess.

The limits of growth have been reached. Can we turn it into an opportunity? In the new issue of KULTURAUSTAUSCH, Alternative Nobel Prize winner Vandana Shiva calls for a "culture of less", the Ukrainian author Serhij Zhadan renounces materialistic status symbols, and the author Adrienne Yabouza, who fled from the Central African Republic, can only smile at the Western debate on living downsized lives.


Focus Ukraine

The war in Europe is not only causing unspeakable pain and destruction, it is also tearing apart cultural networks that have been forged with great effort. This is why ifa is committed to continue the dialogue between German and Eastern European arists and to support Ukrainain artists that have fled their own country through various projects and initiatives.

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Funding for International Art Projects

ifa's Exhibition Funding Programme supports international exhibitions in public museums, cultural institutions and galleries abroad. The programme is open to contemporary German artists and artists with at least five years of residency in Germany. Funding is available for solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, participation in an international exhibition project or biennials abroad. Application deadline: 31. January for projects starting in June 2023.

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27. Jan2023-19. Mar2023

The Event of a Thread

ExhibitionCentral TunisTunis

About ifa

ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen 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. ifa is supported by the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, the state of Baden-Württemberg and its capital Stuttgart.

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