Art Initiatives Cologne (AIC) is a newly founded network of independent, non-commercial art and project spaces, art initiatives and festivals in Cologne. Subscribe to our newsletter (further down on the website) and receive regular information about the joint activities of the independent art scene in Cologne. Regarding opening dates in the different exhibition spaces, please check our website. The current AIC-Index 2017/2018 with an overview map can be found in participating spaces and other locations. It is also available for download here. Enjoy discovering the big variety of Cologne's independent art scene.

News

Verlängerung der Anmeldefrist bis 08.03. – Photoszene-Festival 2019


Verlängerung der Anmeldefrist bis 08.03. – Photoszene-Festival 2019

Das nächste Photoszene-Festival findet vom 3. - 12. Mai 2019 statt. Anmeldungen sind über das Onlineformular möglich. Neben den Kunsträumen sind gezielt auch Künstlerateliers und Künstlergemeinschaften eingeladen, am Festival teilzunehmen.

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Neuerscheinung – AIC-Jahresdokumentation 2018


Neuerscheinung – AIC-Jahresdokumentation 2018

Mit Texten von Thorsten Krämer und Nadine Müseler (Kulturamt der Stadt Köln), einem Collectable von Arne Schmitt sowie Texten in eigener Sache, dem Index mit Übersichtsplan 2017/2018 sowie dem Veranstaltungsprogramm von AIC ON 2018.

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Initiatives

neues kunstforum e.V.


neueskunstforum
The NEUES KUNSTFORUM e.V. association has presented work by national and international artists since 2004. Its exhibition focus is on spatial works, sound, light and video installations as well as sculptural interventions. [read more]

LABOR


labor
The project gallery LABOR, part of the Ebertplatz passage since 2005, is a pioneer in this inner-city location, which has developed into one of the main art locations in Cologne over recent years. The large shop windows offer glimpses of the respective exhibitions, even outside openings hours. LABOR was established as an exhibition space for contemporary art through the founding of a booster club at the beginning of 2013. Alongside classical exhibitions, LABOR also consciously opens itself to cross-genre formats and sees itself (and the Ebertplatz passage) as a stage for experiments. A fringe programme includes performances, readings and concerts. In addition, LABOR is regularly home to various festivals, for example the Internationale Photoszene, the architecture biennale plan and the Passagen Interior Design Week. [read more]