Visual Arts

Khmissa: Rubber Stool R1, 2005; photo: Frank Kleinbach, © ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen)
Khmissa: Rubber Stool R1, 2005; photo: Frank Kleinbach, © ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen)

Exhibitions abroad

ifa conceives and organises exhibitions of contemporary German art that are shown in international museums.

From: Berlin, 1974–82. Winsstrasse with Pigeon, 1970s © Helga Paris
From: Berlin, 1974–82. Winsstrasse with Pigeon, 1970s © Helga Paris

ifa Galleries

The ifa Galleries in Stuttgart and Berlin present contemporary art, architecture and design from Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Islamic world.

Thomas Ruff: Portrait (Stadtbäumer), 1988; © Thomas Ruff
Thomas Ruff: Portrait (Stadtbäumer), 1988; © Thomas Ruff

Art Funding

The ifa supports artists and their international cooperation as well as people working in the cultural sector from developing countries and countries in transition.

Dage - Looking For Europe (CC BY 2.0), via Flickr
Dage - Looking For Europe (CC BY 2.0), via Flickr

Biennials

The ifa coordinates the German Pavilion at the Biennial of Venice.

Mpumelelo Macu (CC0 1.0), via unsplash
Mpumelelo Macu (CC0 1.0), via unsplash

Contemporary &

The portal offers a platform for international art from African perspectives.

Coming up

09.08.2018 | Goethe-Institut Mumbai
Otto Dix
Exhibition opening
15.08.2018 to 15.08.2018 | Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam
Knowledge Link through Art and Science
Opening of the final exhibition within the Artist-in-Residence-Programme