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

TYSON


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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]

PiK


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PiK – Projektraum im KunstWerk is a non-commercial exhibition location for contemporary art. It is part of KunstWerk Köln e.V. and was founded with the reopening of the 300m2 exhibition hall in 2012. PiK is managed by an independent exhibition committee. It offers a professional exhibition programme, by providing the space for artists and curators to realise their own projects. [read more]