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.

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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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Bewerbungen [bis Ende Mai] – The Cologne Art Book Fair 2019


Bewerbungen [bis Ende Mai] – The Cologne Art Book Fair 2019

Am 6. und 7. Juli findet im Kölnischen Kunstverein die 5. Ausgabe von TCABF statt. Bis Ende Mai läuft die Bewerbungsphase für interessierte Künstlerbuchmacher_innen, selbst verlegende Künstler_innen, Autor_innen, Verlage, Kunst-Zeitschriften und andere publizierende Initiativen.

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Initiatives

gerngesehen.de


gerngesehen puts on nomadic, interdisciplinary series of sound art, inter-media concert performances and more, in collaboration with other initiatives and institutions. Finding the most suitable location is decisive. [read more]

Matjö


matjoe
Matjö, the project space of the charitable BBK Köln e.V., is both an independent, experimental exhibition space as well as a centre for vocational information and services. The team and board are culturally and politically engaged and stand up for the interests of artists through the BBK. In order to make the great artistic potential of the city visible, Matjö’s exhibition programme consciously focuses on local artists. This means not only Cologne-based artists, but also initiatives originating in Cologne. Furthermore, Matjö is engaged in collaborations with other internationally networked institutions, to actively promote and support intercultural artistic exchange. [read more]