Visual Arts Department
Head of Department
The ifa galleries in Stuttgart and Berlin show international contemporary art and architecture from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe in particular. The galleries also provide a platform for encounters with artists, curators and scientists from all over the world. Installations, performances, discussions and lectures help create an awareness for current topics. Another important target group for art education are children and adolescents.
ifa Gallery Stuttgart
ifa Gallery Berlin
ifa plans and organises exhibitions of contemporary art from Germany, presenting insights into the fine arts, photography and film, and design and architecture in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Museums all over the world present these exhibitions during their extended. The ifa also links the German art scene with international artists and cultural protagonists. Cooperation projects and networks create local forums for encounter and open up international perspectives.
Head of section
On parental leave
With its exhibition funding programme the ifa supports projects abroad by contemporary German artists or artists with residence in Germany. The Artists' Contacts programme promotes the international cooperation of German and foreign cultural actors. Rave Scholarships for junior employees from transition or developing countries allow practical training at German museums, galleries or similar non-commercial institutions. In addition, ifa coordinates the German national contribution at the Venice Biennale.