communicates, changes, connects

Participants in the WIKA workshop in 2019 sit in a large circle at tables
04. December

Cultures Underway


Founders of 'C&' Awarded

Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba, founders of the art platform 'Contemporary And' (C&), were awarded the European Cultural Manager Award 2020. Congratulations!

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Research Prize 2020, Tobias Reichard im Interview
04. December

Award of the ifa Research Prize

Award ceremonyOnline via YouTube

EUNIC Research Project

Call for Proposal: In cooperation with ifa and British Council, EUNIC – European Union National Institutes for Culture – announces the research project 'Culture in fragile contexts and peace reconciliation'.

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On the left: Barbara Klemm, The Fall of the Wall, Berlin 10.11.1989, On the right: Erich Salomon, Lightning above the Palace of the League of Nations, Geneva 1936
25. November2020-25. December2020


Exhibition worldwideA. Kasteyev State Museum of ArtsAlmaty
Statue of Tito in the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, photograph of the statue from behind, view into the inner courtyard of the museum.

An European Excursus: Peripheries and ...

Current conflicts and the increasing division in society have lead ifa to realize the new ...

Two photos of the same woman, who is sitting on a couch with a flower print.
14. November2020-15. December2020

Art Space Germany

Exhibition worldwideAnkara Çağdaş Sanatlar Merkezi (Contemporary Arts Center)Ankara

Closeness and Community

For the Martin Roth Symposium 2020, museums reported on their challenges and visions against the background of the Covid 19 pandemic. For Manuela Otero from the Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires, the lockdown was a unique opportunity to support communities and create new ones.

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CCP Fellowships 2021

The CrossCulture Programme enables professionals and committed volunteers to experience practical training in a host organisation in Germany or in a CCP partner country.

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Artwork of the Month: November

The calm gaze is characteristic of her photographs: The artwork of the month of November is a photograph taken by Helga Paris in the 1970s entitled 'Winsstraße mit Taube' (Winsstraße with Pigeon).

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Covid-19 Information

Please note: The ifa Gallery Berlin, the ifa Gallery Stuttgart and the ifa library in Stuttgart will be closed until 20 December due to the current Corona regulation.

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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