Founded in 2015, Art Initiatives Cologne (AIC) is a 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 2019/2020 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

Save the Date [29.11.] – Zehn Jahre Jagla Ausstellungsraum


Save the Date [29.11.] – Zehn Jahre Jagla Ausstellungsraum

Ende 2018 beendete der Jagla Ausstellungsraum nach zehn Jahren seine erfolgreiche Tätigkeit. Nun wird noch einmal gefeiert. Mit einer Buchpräsentation und Ausstellung in den Kunsträumen der Michael Horbach Stiftung, Köln.

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AIC-Index 2019/2020


AIC-Index 2019/2020

An updated version of the AIC Index 2019/2020 has been published.

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Initiatives

GOLD+BETON


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The interdisciplinary project space GOLD+BETON was founded in August 2013 by Meryem Erkus, Vera Drebusch and Andreas Rohde. Alongside regular exhibitions, the focus of the project is on creating a social, communicative communality in a strongly artistic context. Concerts, readings and abstract actions are part of the project’s unpretentious monthly programme. GOLD+BETON’s distinctive unique selling point is its conception as a heterogeneous meeting place. The invited artists also draw on the extraordinary potential of the location, often seeing both the space, as well as the Ebertplatz as a whole, as a temporary laboratory. There is particular promotion of young artists at the beginning of their careers. The following artists, among others, have exhibited: Selma Gültoprak, Sina Seifee, Bernhard Holaschke, Jan Pleitner, Timothy Shearer, Eva-Maria Schaller, Vera Drebusch, Dejan Spasovski, Sebastian Thewes. [read more]

PAErsche


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PAErsche is an action lab that has intervened temporarily in various locations since 2010. PAErsche offers a platform and network for performance art, with talent as the most important ethos. The wavering core of the work is in Open Source Performance. [read more]