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Aufstehen für die freie Kunst- und Kulturszene


Aufstehen für die freie Kunst- und Kulturszene

Demonstration am 24. Juni, 17 Uhr, Theo-Burauen-Platz

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Open Call [application till 20.11.] – Research and Working Scholarships from the City of Cologne


Open Call [application till 20.11.] – Research and Working Scholarships  from the City of Cologne

For the second time, 15 research and working scholarships from the city of Cologne will be awarded to Cologne artists and curators.

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Initiatives

CO³ / Contemporary Middle East e.V.


Contemporary Middle East e.V.
Contemporary Middle East. e.V. is a Cologne-based association, founded in 2019. Its aim is to support artists, impart cultural education and promote exchange, specifically between Western and Middle Eastern cultures. [read more]

Ungefähr 5, UNG-5 , 5


Ungefähr 5
Originally intended for commercial use, but obviously no longer relevant as an advertising space nowadays, the empty display windows in the pedestrian underpass at the Turiner Str./Eigelstein exit of Ebertplatz underground station offer possibilities for reanimation and conversion through the exhibition of contemporary art in this public space. 5 presents current positions, in particular young and progressive art, in five-week cycles. The spatial limitation imposed by the exhibition space—which is an area of only five square metres—makes reduction a focus for exhibiting artists, as if it were itself a distillation apparatus. Its location in the closed off yet simultaneously public space of an underpass, offers possibilities for the artistic exploration of spatial concepts, as well as confrontations between the private and the public. Art here presents itself to its recipients in everyday life, through its public exhibition and production, becoming experienceable and affecting its own democratisation. [read more]