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

Open Call [30.09.] – CAT Cologne


Open Call [30.09.] – CAT Cologne

CAT Cologne bietet Arbeitsstipendien für KünstlerInnen für 1 bis 3 Monate. | CAT Cologne offers working grants for artists for 1–3 months.

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AIC-Index 2019/2020


AIC-Index 2019/2020

Der aktualisierte AIC-Index 2019/2020 des Netzwerks der Kölner Kunstinitiativen ist erschienen.

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Initiatives

FUHRWERKSWAAGE Kunstraum e.V.


fuhrwerkswaage
The art space FUHRWERKSWAAGE, founded in 1978 in the Cologne district of Sürth, is a non-commercial, private art hall, funded by a booster club. Its focus is on the presentation of work by emerging, unknown artists as well as positions of internationally established and well-known artists. Its particular emphasis is on (spatial) installations conceived especially for the Fuhrwerkswaage’s exhibition hall. FUHRWERKSWAAGE is also the headquarters for the realisation of exhibition projects in public and private space (e.g. Privatgrün 1994 and Privatgrün 2004) and is the initiator and organiser of new talents biennale cologne, the cross-genre festival for the promotion of recent graduates from the fields of art, film, design, composition and choreography (www.newtalents-cologne.de). [read more]

TYSON


tyson
The exhibition space TYSON, founded in 2014, shows exhibitions of mainly contemporary art with performances and lectures at irregular intervals. The distinctive post-war architecture of the exhibition space in the former working-class district of Sülz offers artists the possibility to realise site-specific work. Alongside its own experimental exhibition projects, TYSON invites national and international exhibition spaces and curators to carry out projects with its “Carte blanche” series. TYSON offers an environment for creative working processes, which reflect the conceptual and aesthetic discourses and issues of our time. [read more]