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Time to restore trust

"As Secretary General of the United Nations now, I never felt so clearly the need of a strong and united Europe." António Guterres appeals to Europe's special responsibility concerning climate change, demography, migration and the digital era.
A deer and a human are facing each other.
28. May2022-10. Jul2022

Wolfgang Tillmans

Exhibition worldwideArt Twenty One und Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)Lagos

Where it’s not just the earth which quakes

Crime, natural disasters, assassinations of presidents: Haiti is in a never-ending political crisis. What is Germany undertaking to support this country politically? Jens Kraus-Massé talks about his responsibilities as an ambassador, the difficult establishment of constitutional structures and why he believes there’s still reason for hope.

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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23. May2022-04. Sep2022

Khvay Samnang

Exhibitionifa Gallery StuttgartStuttgart

#38 English Edition: (Dis)functional democracy?

About 21 countries are full democracies, about 53 flawed ones and the rest are not considered democratic, states our guest for this episode, political scientist Bernd Reiter. What does this mean for foreign policy?

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12. May2022-10. Jul2022

Barbara Klemm. ­Light and Dark. Photographs from Germany

Exhibition worldwideArt Safari SRL, Dacia Romania PalaceBukarest

Artwork of the Month – May

Escape is the title of this collage of 1931 by Hannah Höch. The word sounds incendiary, but perhaps the direction of refugee movements has changed since the time this artwork was made. In her collage, Hannah Höch creates complicated and contradictory trains of thought that defy conventional terms.

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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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